Fuzhou China Open 2018 Badminton Live: Kidambi Srikanth vs Chou Tien Chen Live score & Updates | 9th November 2018

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedNov 09, 2018 15:30 IST

Chou def Srikanth 21-14, 21-14 to enter the semi-finals.


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Chou was far calmer and a lot more consistent while Srikanth squandered his chances through unforced errors.

And with his loss, the Indian contention in singles comes to an end. Earlier, Sindhu bowed out to He Bingjiao.

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Final score: Chou def Srikanth 21-14, 21-14 to enter the semi-finals.

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And Chou Tien Chen finishes it off in style!

He is through to the semi-finals.

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Srikanth saves a couple of match points.

Trails 14-20

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Match points for Chou at 20-12

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And Chou goes up to 19-12

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It's 17-12 to Chou now.

Srikanth needs to do something here otherwise time is running out.

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But Srikanth undoes all the good work with his unforced errors.

He allows Chou to go up to 15-11.

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A bit more attacking approach from Srikanth gives him a couple of points.

He trails 10-12

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Srikanth improved a bit in the last few points but he couldn't stop Chou from going up to 11-8 at the midgame interval.

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But Chou has since seized control and grabbed four points on the trot to go up to 9-4.

Srikanth has collapsed into a heap of errors.

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Chou still has the slender lead at 5-4 even though Srikanth is fighting hard.

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Chou already established a mini lead here in the early stages of Game 2, going up to 2-1

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Chou bags the first game 21-14

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And he has game points now at 20-14

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It's 19-14 to Chou

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Chou has been a lot more consistent with his shots while Srikanth has been very erratic.

It is reflected in the score.

Chou up 15-12

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Two more points for Chou after the break.

13-10 up

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Chou up 11-10 at the midgame interval with a jump smash.

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And it is quickly 10-10

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But Chou looks calmer now and has settled into this match.

He takes three of the last four points and trails 9-10 

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The Indian has been able to maintain his three- point advantage.

It's 9-6 to Srikanth

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Srikanth has started looking a lot more aggressive.

Three points and he is up to 7-4

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Chou is charging at the net and relentlessly going for jumpsmashes.

It's 4-4

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It is a competitive match in the initial stages.

It is 3-3
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