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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!