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Indonesia Open 2018, Women's singles, Round 1: Saina Nehwal vs Dinar Dyah Ayustine, Live Match Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJul 03, 2018 18:41 IST

Saina defeats Dinar 21-12, 21-12

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18:41 (IST)3 JUL 2018

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18:41 (IST)3 JUL 2018

The ace Indian shuttler now has a difficult task ahead as she will face 5th seeded Chen Yufei in her upcoming encounter in the Round of 16.

18:40 (IST)3 JUL 2018

It's all over. Saina wins the second set with the same scoreline and wraps up the match in just 35 minutes

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Score in Set 2: Saina 19 - 12 Dinar

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Score in Set 2: Saina 17 - 10 Dinar

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Great perseverance shown by Dinar. Is there a twist in the tail after all?

18:36 (IST)3 JUL 2018

Score in Set 2: Saina 16 - 9 Dinar

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Score in Set 2: Saina 16 - 5 Dinar

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Good play by the Indonesian and she is giving it her all as she refuses to go down without a fight. 

18:33 (IST)3 JUL 2018

Score in Set 2: Saina 14 - 5 Dinar

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Score in Set 2: Saina 12 - 3 Dinar

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Dinar wins the first point after the break

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It looks as if this match is a cakewalk for her. 

18:29 (IST)3 JUL 2018

We enter the break with Saina leading 11-2

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Score in Set 2: Saina 10 - 2 Dinar

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A really looooonng rally, however, Saina ultimately outclasses the Indonesian.

18:27 (IST)3 JUL 2018

A truly dominating performance by Saina. Her movement is just sublime on the court.

18:27 (IST)3 JUL 2018

Score in Set 2: Saina 8 - 1 Dinar

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The 28-year-old Indian takes 6 points on the trot.

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It seems like Saina is in a hurry now!!!

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Score in Set 2: Saina 2 - 1 Dinar

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Saina draws first blood in this one as well

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The second set is underway

18:22 (IST)3 JUL 2018

It took Saina just 16 minutes to finish off the first set

18:22 (IST)3 JUL 2018

The World Number 10 takes the first set with ease. Final Score in set 1: Saina 21 - 12 Dinar

18:21 (IST)3 JUL 2018

Great perseverance by the Indonesian to save a set point.

18:21 (IST)3 JUL 2018

Set point now for Saina

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Score: Saina 19 - 11 Dinar

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A controlled drop shot by Saina completely bluffing her Indonesian counterpart.

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An unforced error by Saina

18:19 (IST)3 JUL 2018

Score: Saina 17 - 10 Dinar

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Saina is playing with confidence, after her exploits at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

18:18 (IST)3 JUL 2018

The Indian now leads 16-9

18:18 (IST)3 JUL 2018

This is more like a warm up match for Saina Nehwal

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Score: Saina 14 - 9 Dinar

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An extremely wayward shot by Dinar, way past the backline

18:16 (IST)3 JUL 2018

A good smash by Dinar gets her another point

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Score: Saina 13 - 8 Dinar

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Saina tries to place a shot in the corner, however it misses the sideline by a whisker and Dinar gets the point.

18:15 (IST)3 JUL 2018

Score: Saina 12 - 7 Dinar

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We are just 8 minutes into the match, and Saina clearly has the upper hand

18:14 (IST)3 JUL 2018

Saina to serve

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Play is about to resume

18:13 (IST)3 JUL 2018

We go into the break in Set 1 with Saina leading 11-6

18:13 (IST)3 JUL 2018

The former world number 1 is displaying her skills now and making the Indonesian dance to her tunes.

18:12 (IST)3 JUL 2018

An school girl error by the Indonesian on the net and Saina wins another point.

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A long rally ends with Saina winning the point

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Score: Saina 7 - 6 Dinar

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The Indonesian with a tremendous fightback. She has finally started getting into the rythm.

18:11 (IST)3 JUL 2018

Score: Saina 7 - 2 Dinar
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