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Kidambi Srikanth vs Jan O Jorgensen, Live Score, Rio Olympics 2016: Live score updates

Kidambi Srikanth beat Jan O Jorgensen: 21-19, 21-19
Updated: 15 August 2016 19:17 IST - Published: 15 August 2016 17:25 IST
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That's it from us for now. Do join us for the live coverage of PV Sindhu's Round of 16 match, which will start at 2:00 am IST. Until then, goodbye!

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Srikanth has a chance in that match, but a very small one. All we can do is hope for the best!

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Of course, Srikanth has a very very difficult match-up in the quarterfinal - he will have to face the legendary Lin Dan!

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Srikanth is just the second Indian male player ever to reach the Olympics quarterfinals - after Parupalli Kashyap.

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Jorgensen wasn't too bad, but he made some crucial errors at important junctures during the match. And a player like Srikanth is always going to take advantage of those kind of gifts!

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Terrific performance by the Indian to defeat his experienced opponent in straight games. He always looked in control, and put up a show of some spectacular defense!

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Thats it. 21-19 21-19 it is

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And he's done it!!!

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The first match point is gone, but Srikanth still has another one.

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Jan saves one , 20-19

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Two match point opportunities for Srikanth

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2 game points for Srikanth! The quarterfinal is looking well within reach right now.

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Error at the net from Jan makes it 19-18

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A brilliant smash by Srikanth erases the Dane's lead! Now Srikanth is 3 points away from winning this game too.

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18-18! Excellent down the line smash

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The Dane is 3 points away from taking this second game, but Srikanth isn't showing any signs of throwing in the towel just yet.

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A shot hit bang on his net

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A bad,bad miss from Srikanth. Had the point sorted but misses it. 18-17 in Jan's favour

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17-17! A third straight point for Srikanth

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Srikanth has fought back spectacularly here, and we're on level terms at 17-17!

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Srikanth has cut the lead to one. 17-16

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Exceptional from Srikanth. Lovely play near the net. 17-15

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Srikanth could save it twice, not the third time. Its 17-14 in Jan's favour now

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On the line from the Dane. 16-14

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Again. This underarm backhand hit from Srikanth is proving ton be profitable for him. 15-14

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Jorgensen makes an error of judgment, letting a shuttle go that lands flush on the line, and Srikanth finally has some respite.

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And ANOTHER dive by Srikanth, and this time too it's not enough to win him the point! He really is giving it his all in this second game.

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Wide from Srikanth but his defense on that rally was very good. The Dane leads 15-13

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The Indian looks a little winded here, but it doesn't seem like he's going to stop diving around any time soon.

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Srikanth is playing splendidly here. His defense has improved massively. 14-14

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Extraordinary defense being displayed by Srikanth here, but he can't get one last shuttle back into play.

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That is brilliant from Srikanth. Long, underarm hit lands in. 14-13

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Brilliant lob by Srikanth that lands just on the line! He's erased the deficit again here.

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Lucky net chord favours the Dane this time! Even Lady Luck can't make up her mind as to who should win this match.

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Srikanth needs to be careful here. He trails by a single point. 13-12

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A bit of a loose smash from Jorgensen, and Srikanth has made things even again.

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Wide from Jan on that occasion. Back on level terms. 12-12

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He is back in front. 12-11

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Another Jorgensen smash goes past a diving Srikanth, and the Dane has the lead again!

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Key phase in the match for Jan

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Jorgensen's coach trying hard to get his charge pumped up, and the Dane seems to have responded. He looks quite determined now as he gets back on to the court.

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Gopichand once again in the ears of Srikanth

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That was bang on the line! Srikanth couldn't have placed that smash any better, and he's back in the lead at the stroke of the interval.

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At the interval in the second game Srikanth leads 11-10

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Excellent work by Srikanth that ends with a good smash, and now we're dead even.