Live Score French Open Badminton 2018 | Kidambi Srikanth vs Lee-d K | Commentary & Results

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedOct 25, 2018 19:44 IST

It's a 12-21, 21-16, 21-18 win for Srikanth in 73 minutes!


19:44 (IST)25 OCT 2018

It's a 12-21, 21-16, 21-18 win for Srikanth in 73 minutes!

This is his first win over Lee.

Srikanth enters quarter-finals. 

19:43 (IST)25 OCT 2018

Srikanth wins!  

19:42 (IST)25 OCT 2018

And match points for Srikanth now!

19:41 (IST)25 OCT 2018

One point for Srikanth!


19:40 (IST)25 OCT 2018

The match has just passed the 70 minute mark.


19:40 (IST)25 OCT 2018

But the lead has vanished!

Some stubborn defence from Lee sees him level this!


19:38 (IST)25 OCT 2018

Slowly and steadily, Srikanth is increasing his lead.

Up 18-15 now

19:36 (IST)25 OCT 2018

And Srikanth ups his intensity now. Desperate situation calls for desperate measures!

Srikanth up 16-14

19:34 (IST)25 OCT 2018

And Srikanth has come back again!


19:34 (IST)25 OCT 2018

And Lee has done it!

He takes three points on the trot to go ahead to 14-13 now

19:32 (IST)25 OCT 2018

Lee has been fighting back now. Srikanth needs to be careful.

Lee now trails 11-13

19:29 (IST)25 OCT 2018

Srikanth has managed to keep his three-point lead.

Now leads 12-9

19:27 (IST)25 OCT 2018

Srikanth has been able to keep his lead intact!

Up 11-8 at the midgame interval.

19:25 (IST)25 OCT 2018

Srikanth breaks away from the tie here!

Storms ahead to 9-7

19:25 (IST)25 OCT 2018

The match of the pace has slowed down as both are trying hard to win points.

19:24 (IST)25 OCT 2018

It's still even Stevens in this game!


19:21 (IST)25 OCT 2018

It's 5-5

19:21 (IST)25 OCT 2018

Srikanth drew level at 4-4 but Lee still went up to 5-4

19:20 (IST)25 OCT 2018

Lee went up by a slender margin to 4-3

19:19 (IST)25 OCT 2018

It continues to be very competitive in the initial stages.


19:17 (IST)25 OCT 2018

It's 1-1 in the decider.

19:14 (IST)25 OCT 2018

And Srikanth gets this game!


We are into a decider!

19:13 (IST)25 OCT 2018

Game points for Srikanth!


19:13 (IST)25 OCT 2018

The Korean took three more points but Srikanth is still comfortably placed at 19-15

19:11 (IST)25 OCT 2018

It's 18-12 for the Indian now.

Can he take this to a decider?

19:10 (IST)25 OCT 2018

Srikanth has managed to check his errors. Much better display in this game from the defending champion.

Srikanth up 16-12

19:07 (IST)25 OCT 2018

But Srikanth needs to be careful here as Lee gets another point to reduce the deficit to three points.

Trails 10-13

19:07 (IST)25 OCT 2018

It's 13-9 now for the Indian.

19:05 (IST)25 OCT 2018

It continues to be a four-point gap between the two even after the break.

Srikanth up 12-8

19:02 (IST)25 OCT 2018

Srikanth now leads 11-7 at the time of the midgame interval.

19:00 (IST)25 OCT 2018

Two quick points for the Indian as he looks eager to take this to a decider.

Up 9-6 now.

18:58 (IST)25 OCT 2018

It's 7-6 now for Srikanth as he leads barely.

How long can he keep it?

18:56 (IST)25 OCT 2018

And, just like the first game, he fails to keep his lead.

It's 5-5

18:55 (IST)25 OCT 2018

Srikanth has managed to still keep his lead but Lee keeps coming back.

Srikanth up 5-3

18:53 (IST)25 OCT 2018

Once more Srikanth has the lead in the initial stages.

Up 4-1

18:52 (IST)25 OCT 2018

It's 1-1 in Game 2.

18:51 (IST)25 OCT 2018

Is Srikanth heading for his third consecutive career loss to Lee?

18:50 (IST)25 OCT 2018

Srikanth won seven points in a row at one point in the game. But he could never recover once Lee regained control.

18:50 (IST)25 OCT 2018

And Lee converts his first game point.

Lee bags the first game 21-12.

18:49 (IST)25 OCT 2018

Lee has raced ahead to game points now 


18:47 (IST)25 OCT 2018

Lee's comfort level in playing Srikanth is so obvious. The Indian is still struggling to figure out how to tackle his opponent.

Lee up 18-11

18:46 (IST)25 OCT 2018

And the gap is increasing further now 

Lee is cruising at 16-11.

18:44 (IST)25 OCT 2018

And he makes it 14-10

18:44 (IST)25 OCT 2018

It's 13-10 for the Korean now

18:44 (IST)25 OCT 2018

Lee has always been a thorn for Srikanth.

He has won both their meetings so far. It is evident that Srikanth finds it difficult to play him.

And that is why the scoreline is not surprising.

18:42 (IST)25 OCT 2018

Srikanth is trying his best to reduce the gap!

He is now trailing 10-12 having got two points to his name.

18:42 (IST)25 OCT 2018

Lee has the control now as he adds yet another point.

Up 12-8 now

18:40 (IST)25 OCT 2018

This is an incredible turnaround!

Lee gets a couple more points and leads 11-8 at the time of the break.

18:38 (IST)25 OCT 2018

Now Lee takes the lead!


18:38 (IST)25 OCT 2018

And he has drawn level!

It's 8-8
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