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PV Sindhu vs Beiwen Zhang China Open Badminton Second Round Live Updates Online

PV Sindhu defeats Beiwen Zhang 18-21, 22-20, 21-17
Updated: 17 November 2016 13:19 IST - Published: 17 November 2016 11:15 IST
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Final score: PV Sindhu WINS 18-21, 22-20, 21-17 and is through to the quarter-finals.

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Sindhu doesn't make a mistake this time and closes it out 21-17.

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Can the Indian close out the match now?

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Zhang tried her best to extract errors from Sindhu by prolonging the rallies. But in the end, she is the one who conceded errors and lets Sindhu go up, 19-16

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Sindhu is now in total control of the game and she has built a 16-12 lead. But she cannot afford to relax and let a repeat of the second game.

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Sindhu has regrouped just in time to steer this game her way. At the interval, she leads 11-9

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Once more, the Indian is letting this slip away after building a lead. Zhang is now looking confident after taking the last three points for 9-8

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Sindhu inched ahead 8-6 but could not hold on to the lead. Zhang is back in this, 8-8

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The game continues in the same fashion after some long rallies. They are all even at 6-6

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The early stages of the decider continue to be competitive and it is tough to choose one. They are now locked at 5-5

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And then, Sindhu herself gets a chance to challenge and wins the game 22-20.

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Sindhu gets another game point on a questionable call where Zhang was deemed too late to challenge. 

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Her shot finds the net and they are back at 20-20.

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Sindhu seems to have found the missing spark. Body language looks fired up. She levels at 19-19 and gets a game point at 20-19

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An excellent angular smash and Sindhu is now at 18-19

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Zhang now even takes a lead of 18-16. Sindhu cannot afford to lose any more points if she wants a win.

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And she levels it 16-16. What a turnaround!

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Zhang has made a superb comeback to trail by just one point now, 15-16

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Suddenly, this is all going the American's way. Zhang trails, 12-15

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Zhang, however, has cut down the deficit to just five points as she now trails 10-15. Time for Sindhu to reassert her supremacy!

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This is ruthless domination from the Rio medallist. She is way ahead now, 15-7

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Sindhu has built a nine-point gap between herself and Zhang. Up now 13-4

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This is devastating display from Sindhu, the kind of game she is known to put up at the elite events. The Indian is ahead, 11-2

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Finally Zhang is on the board at 1-8

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Within seconds, the Indian has surged to a whopping 8-0 lead.

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