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Kidambi Srikanth vs Viktor Axelsen, Live score and commentary Denmark Open Badminton 2017

Viktor Axelsen took the first game 22-14, while Kidambi Srikanth took the second game 22-20.
Updated: 21 October 2017 00:06 IST - Published: 20 October 2017 23:55 IST
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What a turnaround this was, by Srikanth. He looked down and out in the first game, which he lost 14-21, but made a brilliant comeback in the second, to close Axelsen down, and take the close 2nd game 22-20. The Guntur-lad blew the hometown boy Axelsen completely away in the deciding game, as he took the last game 21-7, paving his way for a semifinal entry.
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And he does it! Kidambi Srikanth has beaten World Champion Viktor Axelsen 14-20, 22-20, 21-7!
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Srikanth has 13 match points.
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A big smash gets one back 20-7 Srikanth.
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Axelsen hits the net, to give Srikanth 14 match points! 20-6
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Axelsen hits the net. 19-6 Srikanth
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Srikanth hits long. 6-18
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Finally Axelsen gets a point. 5-18
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Easy smash for the taking, but Axelsenits it long, surprisingly. 18-4 Srikanth.
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Axelsen hits wide now. 4-17
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Axelsen hits the net again. 4-16
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Srikanth extends his lead to 15-4
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Axelsen smashes it into the net. 4-14
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Axelsen hits the net again. 4-13
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Ectends his lead to 12-4
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Srikanth to get thing underway
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Axelsen smashes wide, and we go into the mid-game break with Srikanth leading 11-4.
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Axelsen guesses wrong, and Srikanth's return lands on the line. 10-4 Srikanth.
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9-4 Srikanth! he increases his lead to 5 points
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And he gets another point. 8-4 Srikanth
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Srikanth takes a 3-point lead. 7-4
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Axelsen anticipates the drop shot and hits it straight at Sri, who returns wide. 4-6
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Srikanth smashes it down the line to take a 6-3 lead.
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Axelsen its it long. Srikanth leads 4-3
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Another smash by Srikanth makes it 3-3
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Srikanth anticipates the cross court drop shot and makes it 2-3
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Big smashes are the order of the day. 3-1 Axelsen
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Axelsen lobs it over Srikanth to take a 2-1 lead
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But Srikanth gets it back to level with a smash 1-1
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Srikanth gets things underway in the 3rd game, and he starts off by hitting the net. 1-0 Axelsen
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Axelsen hits it wide now, as Srikanth gets the second game 22-20.
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Srikanth smashes, and Axelsen challenges. And its in. 21-20 Srikanth.
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Axelsen smashes it into Srikanth's face. 20-20
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Axelsen with the big smash, and hits it way wide. 20-19 Srikanth. Srikanth gets a game point.
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Axelsenhits the net. 19-19
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Srikanth gets one back. 18-19
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A flurry of drop shots from both the players sees Srikanth hit the net eventually. 17-19
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Axelsen hits long. 18-17
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Srikanth set up the smash, but hits it wide. Axelsen leads 18-16
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Now Srikanth returns an Axelsen smash wide. 16-17
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Axelsen hits it long now. 16-16
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Srikanth hits it long. 15-16
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But he gets it back with a big smash again. 15-15
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Axelsen hits the net to give Srikanth 15-14 lead
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Axelsen its long. 14-14
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Three successive big smashes from Axelsen in that rally gives him the 14-13 lead.
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Axelsen its it long. 13-13
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Srikanth hits the net again. 12-13
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A smash down the line gets Srikanth the point. 12-12
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