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Indonesia Open 2019 Live Score: PV Sindhu vs Akane Yamaguchi Live Scores, Commentary and Match Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJul 21, 2019 14:53 IST

Yamaguchi def Sindhu 21-15, 21-16 to win the title!

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14:53 (IST)21 JUL 2019

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14:51 (IST)21 JUL 2019

Sindhu began well but looked physically and mentally exhausted as the match progressed. Akane remained sharp till the end of the match.

Well-deserved!

As for Sindhu, this was her first final after 7 months! It's a much welcome return to form for her. Hopefully she will be able to build on this and keep performing well in the upcoming tournaments!

14:47 (IST)21 JUL 2019

Akane hits at Sindhu's body and Sindhu can't return it back!

The title is Yamaguchi's!

21-15, 21-16 to the Japanese!

14:46 (IST)21 JUL 2019

20-16


4 match points for Akane!

14:45 (IST)21 JUL 2019

Again Akane attacks Sindhu from the front court and Sindhu has no answer.

19-15 to Akane

14:43 (IST)21 JUL 2019

Akane hurt her knee and is being treated

14:42 (IST)21 JUL 2019

Sindhu grabbed one point but again overdid a crosscourt shot that went wide.

Akane 18-14

14:41 (IST)21 JUL 2019

Akane keeps bringing the body attack and Sindhu simply fails to read the shot.

The plan has worked so far for the Japanese!

It's 17-13 to Akane

14:39 (IST)21 JUL 2019

Sindhu one vital point back but Akane won the longest rally of the match to inch further ahead at 16-11

14:36 (IST)21 JUL 2019

It's 15-10 to Yamaguchi.

Can Sindhu find some variation and keep her errors at bay?

14:33 (IST)21 JUL 2019

Difference between them is still of three points.

Akane 12-9

14:31 (IST)21 JUL 2019

A quick reflex from Sindhu sends the shuttle wide!

Akane up 11-8 at the time of the interval.

14:30 (IST)21 JUL 2019

Much better approach from Sindhu!

Finishing at the net was beautiful!

8-10

14:30 (IST)21 JUL 2019

Finally the Indian gets one point as Akane's shot gets blocked by the net.

Sindhu 7-10

14:28 (IST)21 JUL 2019

Sindhu fails to retrieve a net shot.

It's 9-6 to Akane

14:27 (IST)21 JUL 2019

Sindhu is trying hard to keep herself rooted in the front court. Running short of ideas right now.

8-5 to the Japanese

14:26 (IST)21 JUL 2019

Yamaguchi is still ahead at 6-5

14:24 (IST)21 JUL 2019

It's 4-4 now

14:24 (IST)21 JUL 2019

Sindhu smashed down an Akane tight spinning net shot!

She is trailing 3-4

14:22 (IST)21 JUL 2019

Akane's relentlessly targeting the Sindhu backhand.

And that is reaping rich dividends!

Akane up 4-1

14:21 (IST)21 JUL 2019

It's 1-1 in the second game!

14:19 (IST)21 JUL 2019

That was quite a comeback from Yamaguchi!

14:18 (IST)21 JUL 2019

Fantastic smash on return of serve from Akane!

Yamaguchi takes the first game 21-15

14:17 (IST)21 JUL 2019

Under pressure, Sindhu making mistakes a lot.

Just lifting the shuttle and sending it long!


15-20

14:16 (IST)21 JUL 2019

Yamaguchi is coming forward a lot and attacking fabulously!

Taking the time away from the shuttle!

Sindhu has gone quiet and is trailing 14-18

14:15 (IST)21 JUL 2019

Superb injection of aggression from the Japanese to put Sindhu under pressure.

It's 15-14 for Akane

14:13 (IST)21 JUL 2019

It's getting closer once more.

Sindhu is up 14-13

14:11 (IST)21 JUL 2019

It's now Akane's turn to falter at the net.

Sindhu 13-11

14:11 (IST)21 JUL 2019

Sindhu struggled on the long backhand corner and the gap between them is now of one point.

Sindhu 12-11

14:08 (IST)21 JUL 2019

Good retrieval skills from both but the Japanese once again pushes it wide!

Sindhu 11-8 at the time of the interval.

14:07 (IST)21 JUL 2019

Yamaguchi overpresses a smash and sends it wide!

Sindhu 10-8

14:06 (IST)21 JUL 2019

They continue to be on level terms!

8-8

It's an absorbing match so far!

14:04 (IST)21 JUL 2019

And we are back to level!

7-7

14:04 (IST)21 JUL 2019

Reckless smashing from Akane!

Sindhu 7-6

14:03 (IST)21 JUL 2019

Akane stopped the momentum to make it 5-5 but squandered one point by pushing it wide.

Sindhu 6-5

14:01 (IST)21 JUL 2019

5 consecutive points to Sindhu

5-3

14:00 (IST)21 JUL 2019

And Sindhu takes the lead for the first time!

4-3

14:00 (IST)21 JUL 2019

What a point from Sindhu!

Great control to make the shuttle drop riggt inside the sideline!

3-3

13:59 (IST)21 JUL 2019

Sindhu is finally smashing hard!

2-3 

13:58 (IST)21 JUL 2019

Sindhu is finally on the board!

Sindhu 1-3

13:58 (IST)21 JUL 2019

3-0 to Akane now

13:57 (IST)21 JUL 2019

Yamaguchi is targeting the corners very well and Sindhu is left flummoxed!

2--0 to Akane!

13:56 (IST)21 JUL 2019

It's already a long rally for the first point and it goes to Akane!

13:56 (IST)21 JUL 2019

Here we go!

13:55 (IST)21 JUL 2019

Can Sindhu join Saina as the champion of Indonesia Open? Let's find out!

13:55 (IST)21 JUL 2019

Sindhu had never been to the Indonesia Open final before.

13:54 (IST)21 JUL 2019

Can Sindhu win her first title of the year?

13:54 (IST)21 JUL 2019

Good afternoon!

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