PV Sindhu vs Chen Xiaoxin Live Score and Commentary Australian Open 2017 Second Round

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJun 22, 2017 14:16 IST

PV Sindhu wins, 21-13, 21-18


14:16 (IST)22 JUN 2017

Final score: 21-13, 21-18 win for PV Sindhu

14:15 (IST)22 JUN 2017

PV SINDHU WINS!!!!!!! She is into the quarter-finals!!

14:14 (IST)22 JUN 2017

TWO MATCH POINTS for Sindhu at 20-18

14:13 (IST)22 JUN 2017

Sindhu again inches ahead to 19-17...will she be able to close it out this time?

14:12 (IST)22 JUN 2017

And 17-18 now 

14:12 (IST)22 JUN 2017

Chen is again trying to make another comeback....such determination from this girl..she trails 16-18

14:11 (IST)22 JUN 2017

It's 18-15 now

14:10 (IST)22 JUN 2017

And it's a THREE-POINT lead now....17-14

14:08 (IST)22 JUN 2017

It's 16-14 now for the Indian

14:06 (IST)22 JUN 2017

Sindhu has staved off her challenge for now to lead 15-13

14:06 (IST)22 JUN 2017

Chen is not giving's 14-13

14:04 (IST)22 JUN 2017


14:03 (IST)22 JUN 2017

Two quick points for Sindhu on resumption...11-11

14:01 (IST)22 JUN 2017

It's Chen who leads 11-10 at the break.

14:01 (IST)22 JUN 2017

Chen grabbed a lead of 10-9 but the next point goes in Sindhu's favour after a long rally....10-10

13:59 (IST)22 JUN 2017

9-9 now

13:58 (IST)22 JUN 2017

And Chen has erased it quickly....8-8

13:57 (IST)22 JUN 2017

It continues to be tight although Sindhu has a slim lead of 8-7 now

13:56 (IST)22 JUN 2017

And it is 6-6

13:54 (IST)22 JUN 2017

And it's back to 5-5

13:54 (IST)22 JUN 2017

Sindhu claws her way back to 4-5

13:53 (IST)22 JUN 2017

And suddenly, Chen has found a fresh burst of energy here....she leads 5-2 now

13:51 (IST)22 JUN 2017

And it's back to level....2-2

13:51 (IST)22 JUN 2017


Chen makes a fast start, leads 2-1

13:48 (IST)22 JUN 2017

And Sindhu grabs the opener, 21-13

13:47 (IST)22 JUN 2017

SEVEN game points for Sindhu at 20-13

13:46 (IST)22 JUN 2017

And now 19-12

13:46 (IST)22 JUN 2017

It's a SIX-POINT Lead now for Sindhu at 18-12 as she gets close to wrapping this up

13:44 (IST)22 JUN 2017

And she adds two more points to her tally to make it 17-10

13:44 (IST)22 JUN 2017

Chen is trying her best to prolong the rallies and extract an error from Sindhu but so far, she hasn't been successful much. It's 15-10 for Sindhu.

13:42 (IST)22 JUN 2017

Sindhu stops her march and makes it 13-9 in no time

13:41 (IST)22 JUN 2017

And the second one too...she trails 8-11

13:40 (IST)22 JUN 2017

The rallies are becoming longer and exhausting after the break....Chen takes the first point to close the gap to 7-11

13:38 (IST)22 JUN 2017

Sindhu has an 11-6 advantage at half-time

13:37 (IST)22 JUN 2017

And she has raced away to 10-6...fully in control of this game now

13:36 (IST)22 JUN 2017

It's still a two-point gap.....the fifth seed is ahead, 8-6

13:35 (IST)22 JUN 2017

It's 7-5 for the Indian now

13:34 (IST)22 JUN 2017

Chen gets back a couple of points to pull within one point....5-6

13:33 (IST)22 JUN 2017

Sharp, aggressive.....Sindhu goes up to 6-3

13:32 (IST)22 JUN 2017

And the Indian is steadily separating herself from Chen...up 5-3

13:31 (IST)22 JUN 2017

Sindhu continues to have a slender lead of 3-2

13:30 (IST)22 JUN 2017

And PV Sindhu makes a blazing start...up 2-0

13:28 (IST)22 JUN 2017

Good afternoon and welcome to the Sportskeeda liveblog of the Australian Open second round featuring India's PV Sindhu. The fifth seed has a relatively easy opposition in the second round in the form of World No. 22 Chen Xiaoxin of China.

This is their first meeting.
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