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Indonesia Open Women's Singles, Round 2: Saina Nehwal vs Chen Yufei, Live Match Updates

Final: Chen Yu Fei beats Saina Nehwal; 21-18, 21-15
Updated: 05 July 2018 15:35 IST - Published: 05 July 2018 14:20 IST
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Final: Chen Yu Fei beats Saina Newal; 21-18, 21-15
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Yu Fei manages to beat Saina Nehwal in straight games after the Indian hit the net one last time. She moves to the next round. 
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Match point, Yu Fei. 
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Nehwal uses her second challenge. The shuttle fell inside the court and Saina loses the challenge. 14-19. 
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Can Nehwal get back into the game?
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This time it is Yu Gei who hits the net. 14-18. 
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Another rally ends with Nehwal hitting the net. The Indian shuttler has failed to clear the net on multiple occasions in Game 2. 13-18. 
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12-16. Yu Fei in the lead. 
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Yet another error by Nehwal as she hits the net playing a drop shot. 
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Yu Fei smashes the shuttle close to the outside line. She gets the point 10-15. 
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Two quick points for both the shuttlers 10-14. 
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Five points the difference between the two with Yu Fei leading. However, Saina reviews and wins the challenge! The gap back to four with Saina's serve. 9-13.
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Yu Fei putting some distance between herself and her opponent. 9-12. 
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Eleven points and we have our mid-game break. Yu Fei leading for now. Big performance needed from Nehwal to stay in the match. 
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Nehwal 9-11 Yu Fei
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Another unforced error by Saina. 9-10. 
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Back on level terms! 9-9!
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Some great shots on display here by the two shuttlers as they play out a stunning rally. Nehwal, however, hits the net to give the points to Yu Fei. 9-8. 
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Yu Fei to challenge. She is protesting that the shuttle fell inside the court. However, that is not the case and she loses the challenge. 9-7.
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Yu Fei hits the net trying to play a drop shot. 8-6 to Nehwal. 
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Yu Fei lobs the shuttle in back court which Saina sends back. The Chinese shuttler then leaves the shuttle thinking it will fall out of the court. Instead the shuttle falls within the boundary giving Saina the point. 6-4. 
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Saina gets her lead back. 5-4. 
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Stunning responses by Yu Fei to Saina's smashes as she holds her ground and returns everything the Indian throws at her. Yu Fei then tries to hit a smash which unfortunately goes out of the court. 4-4. 
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Yu Fei has turned the game around early on. 3-4. 
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Yu Fei immediately back in the game but Saina once again pulls ahead. 2-1. 
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Yu Fei lobs, Saina responds; Yu Fei drops, Saina responds. In the end the Indian forces her opponent to make an error to take the first point of Game 2. 1-0.
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A change in shuttle and here we go! 
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A great smash to end Game 1 by Yu Fei. The youngster hits a brilliant cross-court shot to finish what has been a closely contested match. Yu Fei takes Game 1, 21-18. Game 2 coming up!
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A careless mistake from Yu Fei as she lets the shuttle fall in her court, clearly thinking that it was falling outside it. 18-20. 
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Yu Fei responds brilliantly to two smashes before hitting the net. 17-20. 
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Game point, Yu Fei. 
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Saina trying her best to get back into the match. 16-19. 
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Yu Fei with a good lead close to the finish line. 15-19. 
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Once again, Saina hits the net attempting to pay a drop shot. 18-15. 
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Ooooooh! The shuttle hits the net and falls in Saina's court. A disappointing end to a great rally. 15-17. 
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Nehwal back to within one after Yu Fei's attempt fails to clear the net. 15-16. 
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Yu Fei with a considerable lead after a long while. 
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Nehwal 14-16 Yu Fei. 
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Nehwal challenges. The Shuttle fell in the court and she loses the challenge. 14-15. 
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Yu Fei is just not being able to capitalize on her advantage as she once again lets Saina sneak a point to get level. 14-14. 
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Back level! 13-13. 
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Saina sends a scintillating smash towards Yu Fei to which she responds brilliantly before forcing Sains to make an error. 13-12. 
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The youngster is certainly not letting go of Saina Nehwal so easily as she levels the match once again! 12-12.
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Chen Yu Fei challenges the umpire's call. The review calls it out. The challenge is unsuccessful and Yu Fei loses the point. 12-10. 
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A short break as both the shuttlers consult their coaches. 
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Another amazing rally as Saina responds to everything Yu Fei throws at her. She cover the whole court before forcing Yu Fei to make an error. 11-10. 
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Nehwal 10-10 Yu Fei! 
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Another great smash by Yu Fei to get back within one. 10-9. 
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Saina once again in a two-point lead. 10-8.