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Kidambi Srikanth vs Wong Wing ki Vincent Korea Open First Round Live Updates Online

Updated: 28 September 2016 12:10 IST - Published: 28 September 2016 11:20 IST
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Alas no! It all ends for the eighth seeded Srikanth as he crashes to a 10-21, 24-22, 17-21 defeat

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Srikanth did save a match point in the second game. Can he do it again?

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Wong reaches 20-17 and has three match points

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Does Srikanth have it in him to stage another comeback?

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Now Wong grabs two vital points in a row to jump to 19-17

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Every point is crucial now as we reach the business end of the match. Currently, the two are once more tied at 17-17

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This is nail-biting now as Wong too comes back to level at 16-16

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Srikanth storms back to bag two points in a row and inch ahead 16-15.

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Wong wrestles away the momentum in this tight third game and is now 15-14.

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At the mid-game interval, he is ahead by 11-10

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The rallies are getting longer and Srikanth comes up with some exceptional defense to once more level the score 10-10

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Once again the momentum has shifted to Wong's side, albeit by a slim margin. 10-9.

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And has evened the score at 9-9.

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Srikanth is slowly clawing his way back. It is now 8-9.

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It is a tightly-contested game and Wong still maintains his slim lead of 7-5.

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In the third game, Wong is quickly ahead by 3-0

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What a turnaround and what a show of guts from the India No. 1

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And Srikanth clinches the second game 24-22

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And Srikanth saves it like the champion he is! 22-22.

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Wong now has a match point, 22-21

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And they are once more dead even at 21-21.

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The atmosphere is tense now in this match! Both are locked at 20-20. Who will take the lead?

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It's now 19-16 in favour of Srikanth. Can he take it to the 3rd?

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Srikanth has built a three-point lead, 18-15

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Srikanth now beginning to impose himself....a flurry of quick points and the Indian is ahead  by 17-13.

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Srikanth jumps ahead but Wong is not to be denied. He reduces it to 13-14.

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After the lemon break, the eighth seed maintains a slim lead of 13-12.

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Can he continue the trend?

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Interestingly, both their earlier matches have gone the distance with Srikanth having won their most recent encounter which was back in 2013.

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With a dazzling display of his strokeplay, Srikanth inches ahead to 11-7 at the mid-game interval.

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The eighth seed still holding on to the 2-point lead. Srikanth leads 8-6.

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Can he hold on to it?

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Srikanth looking to assert himself early on in the second game as he builds up a 6-4 lead.

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Wong surged to 17-10 and then quickly slammed shut the opener 21-10 before Srikanth could make any comeback.

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From 5-3, Wong jumped out to 10-5 as Srikanth could find no way to counter his attacking shots.

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Wong has built up a huge lead through his consistent display of aggression and Srikanth is struggling a little with his thunderous pace.

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The early proceedings proving to be difficult for the eighth seed Kidambi Srikanth.

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