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PV Sindhu vs Arundhati Pantawane Livescore and Commentary India Open First Round

PV Sindhu beats Arundhati Pantawane, 21-17, 21-6.
Updated: 29 March 2017 18:34 IST - Published: 29 March 2017 15:08 IST
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That wraps up our live coverage of the India Open first round for today. Hope you enjoyed it. Do join us for the second round coverage of Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu's matches tomorrow. Goodnight!
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Sindhu thus joins Saina Nehwal and national champion Rituparna Das in the second round.
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What a domination that was from the third seed in the second game!! She clearly wants to continue from where she had left at the Syed Modi International. This is her sixth consecutive win at any international badminton event staged at home.
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SINDHU WINS 21-17, 21-6.
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14 MATCH POINTS FOR SINDHU at 20-6.
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And she is unstoppable at 18-6.
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It is a 10-point gap now between the two. Sindhu is in a commanding position at 16-6.
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Sindhu is racing towards the finish line now....up now at 15-4
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It is 13-3 now for Sindhu
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TOTAL DOMINATION!!!!! Sindhu has cruised to 11-3 at half-time.
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It is 9-3 now for the third seed.
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It is already a big lead for the Rio Olympic silver medallist. Sindhu is now up at 7-2.
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And she is up 3-1
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Second game

The powerful Sindhu is already in control of Game 2 at 2-0.
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Sindhu takes the opener, 21-17
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Game points for Sindhu at 20-17.
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Arundhati is fighting hard but the third seed is now in sniffing distance to pocketing the opener at 19-17.
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Sindhu inches ahead again to 17-15
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But her efforts were in vain. Pantawane storms back to 14-14
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It is 14-12 now for Sindhu as she is slowly looking to increase the gap.
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There is still very little to separate the two.  Sindhu has inched ahead to 13-12
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At the interval, it is Sindhu who is up 11-10.
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It is 10-10....tight battle
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The lead keeps on rotating. Pantawane now up 9-8.
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Sindhu has the lead for the first time at 7-6.
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And Sindhu catches up yet again. 6-6
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Arundhati once again has a slight edge and leads 6-5
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It is quickly 4-4.
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But Sindhu is fighting back here and has made it 3-4.
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She has recently won an all-India ranking tournament. So, she is definitely riding high on confidence at the moment.
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It is a solid start for the lower-ranked Pantawane. She races away to 4-1.
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The match will begin soon.
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The match is scheduled at 5.40pm IST.
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Good afternoon and welcome to the Sportskeeda liveblog of the India Open Superseries first round match of PV Sindhu. Seeded third, the Rio Olympic silver medallist is looking to continue her glorious run at home after winning the Syed Modi International earlier in January.

She faces her senior compatriot, Arundhati Pantawane, who is now ranked 152nd and this should be a comfortable opener for the World No. 5 Sindhu.

This is their first meeting.