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Fed Cup 2018: India vs China, Live Match Updates

China beat India 2-1.
Updated: 07 February 2018 15:57 IST - Published: 07 February 2018 02:37 IST
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With this, we come to the end of our coverage of the Fed Cup match between India and China. But do stay tuned to Sportskeeda for more updates from around the world of sports.

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As Wang and Yang win the third and deciding rubber, they have now secured a 2-1 win for China.
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But it's too little too late! Yang and Wang secure a victory for themselves, and for China, as they clinch the tie break of the second set 7-1. 

With this, the Chinese duo notch up a 6-2, 7-6 victory in the tie.
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Raina/Thombare manage to get one point back. 6-1!

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6-0! Match Point, China!
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Its a completely dominant display in the tie break. Wang/Yang are now 5-0 up!
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Yet another point, and Wang/Yang inch closer to the win. 4-0!
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And they get two quick points to race into a 3-0 lead! Things look bleak for the Indian duo!
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Yang/Wang get the first point. 1-0!
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But the Chinese pair is not ready to give up! They break stright back, to level the scores at 6-6.

Its the dreaded tie-breaker, now!
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It has been a thoroughly exciting set so far, and Raina/Tombare have managed to go a break up at a very crucial stage! Now, its just a matter of them holding serve, to clinch the set.

Raina/Thombare lead 6-5!
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Thombare closes off Raina's service game with a fine volley off the net, as the Indians draw level.

The score is tied at 4-4!
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Wang and Yang seem to have gained their nerves back, as they hold their serve.

Wang/Yang lead 4-3!
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But the Indians have broken back! The scores are now level at 3-3!
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A closely-contested game here, but the Chinese pair have been able to get yet another break against their Indian counterparts. Ankita Rania and Prarthana Thombare need to break back as quickly as possible, if they want to say in the match.

Wang/Yang lead 3-2!
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And both the sides hold their respective serves yet again, to keep the scores level. This is turning out to be a fierce encounter!

Score's level at 2-2!
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But Wang and Yang strike back, as they hold their serve with relative ease.

The score's level at 1-1!
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We're all set for the second set, as Ankita Raina gets the proceedings underway with a double fault.

However, Raina came back with good serves, and managed to win the first service game of the set.

Raina/Thombare lead 1-0!
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Big win for Wang and Yang in the first set, here! They have completely dominated the proceedings, and have managed to clinch this set 6-2, with two breaks of serve.

Wang/Tang win 1st set 6-2!
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The Chinese duo has shown excellent tactical net-play here, and have managed to break yet again.

They now lead 5-2!
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Yand and Wang hold serve again. They are inching closer towards clinching the first set!

Yang/Wang lead 4-2!
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Raina and Thombare hold serve yet again and narrow down the gap between them and their Chinese counterparts.

Wang/Yang lead 3-2!
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Both the teams hold their respective serves, and the score now stands at 3-1. Thombare and Raina need to get a break quickly, if they want to make a comeback in this set.

Wang/Yang lead 3-1!
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Wang/Yang maintain their lead as they hold their serve.

The Chinese pair leads 2-0 in the first set.
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Wang/Yang have already take the early break, and are in a 1-0 lead.