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HS Prannoy vs Chen Long, Indonesia Open 2017 Quarter-finals - As it happened

Prannoy wins 21-18, 16-21, 21-19
Updated: 16 June 2017 15:59 IST - Published: 16 June 2017 13:02 IST
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That wraps up our liveblog for today. Do join us tomorrow for the semi-finals. Till then stay tuned to Sportskeeda for more updates on Indian badminton.

Goodbye!
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What a day for India!!!!! Both the Indian men - HS Prannoy and Srikanth Kidambi - defeated higher ranked opponents to enter the semi-finals!!!!! Prannoy's win, especially, was stunning as he beat the Olympic champion Chen Long. And what a terrific match that was!

Here's hoping the Indian men can keep on flying the Indian Tricolour high in Indonesia till the end.
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Final score: 21-18 16-21 21-19
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AND PRANNOY WINS!!!!!!!!!!
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Shuttle goes wide from the Indian....he still leads 20-19
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PRANNOY HAS 2 MATCH POINTS!!!!!!!!
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But Chen Long is not giving up...he makes it 18-19
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WHAT A POINT!!!! Determined Prannoy makes it 19-17
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Can the Indian hold his nerves now?
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Prannoy gets a crucial point for 18-17
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Chen Long is the Olympic champion for a reason...he storms back to 17-17
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The match has slowed down as the rallies have become longer and more competitive.....Prannoy still ahead at 17-15
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And it is a 3-point lead now at 16-13
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Prannoy has carved out a 2-point advantage yet again....15-13
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And it is a 2-point lead at 14-12
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Prannoy is once again ahead at 13-12
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And it quickly becomes 12-12
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Prannoy takes the first point after the break and it is 11-11
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Chen Long is ahead at 11-10 at half-time
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And it is back to 10-10
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Now Prannoy gets the lead for the first time..10-9
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And it continues to be hard-fought..8-8
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We are back to level at 7-7
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Chen Long now leads 6-4
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A long rally goes Chen Long's way and he is up 5-3