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PV Sindhu vs Chen Yufei, Live Badminton Score and Updates, Denmark Open Super Series 2017 First Round

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedOct 19, 2017 01:50 IST

Chen Yufei defeated PV Sindhu 21-17, 23-21 in the first round.

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01:50 (IST)19 OCT 2017

And with that, our Denmark Open first round liveblog comes to an end. Hope you enjoyed it. Thanks for staying with us.

Do join us tomorrow for the live coverage of the second round. 

Till then, goodnight and goodbye!

01:46 (IST)19 OCT 2017

All eyes were on Sindhu after Saina's big win over Olympic champion Carolina Marin earlier in the day. But Sindhu could not join Saina, Srikanth Kidambi and HS Prannoy in Round 2.

01:42 (IST)19 OCT 2017

That was a disappointing end to a day that has been good for Indian shuttlers so far. But credit to the reigning world junior champion, who absolutely never gave any chance to Sindhu.

01:39 (IST)19 OCT 2017

Final score: Chen Yufei def PV Sindhu 21-17, 23-21

01:39 (IST)19 OCT 2017

It is the end of PV Sindhu's journey at the 2017 Denmark Open.

01:38 (IST)19 OCT 2017

This time Chen converts! 23-21

01:38 (IST)19 OCT 2017

5th match point for Chen...22-21

01:37 (IST)19 OCT 2017

And Sindhu saves it too...21-21

01:37 (IST)19 OCT 2017

Chen gets her FOURTH match point...21-20

01:36 (IST)19 OCT 2017

And SINDHU SAVES ALL THREE MATCH POINTS...20-20

01:35 (IST)19 OCT 2017

And she saves yet another....19-20

01:34 (IST)19 OCT 2017

Sindhu saves one....18-20

01:34 (IST)19 OCT 2017

Chen has rocketed to multiple match points now....up at 20-17

01:32 (IST)19 OCT 2017

A long rally goes to the Chinese..she extends her lead to 18-16

01:31 (IST)19 OCT 2017

17-16 now

01:30 (IST)19 OCT 2017

Now the score is 17-15 in favour of the Chinese.

01:30 (IST)19 OCT 2017

Can this inspire her?

01:29 (IST)19 OCT 2017

Sindhu gets two points to close the gap to 14-16

01:28 (IST)19 OCT 2017

Chen has surged to 16-12 now

01:28 (IST)19 OCT 2017

The Indian still hasn't found a way out....is 12-15 behind

01:27 (IST)19 OCT 2017

Chen has gone up to 14-11

01:26 (IST)19 OCT 2017

Desperate times for Sindhu now....can she produce some magic here?

01:26 (IST)19 OCT 2017

Chen is up 13-11 now

01:24 (IST)19 OCT 2017

At half-time, it is the Chinese who has an 11-10 lead.

01:23 (IST)19 OCT 2017

10-10 now

01:22 (IST)19 OCT 2017

Absolutely tight affair..9-9

01:21 (IST)19 OCT 2017

It is all level now....8-8

01:20 (IST)19 OCT 2017

Sindhu is trying her best to close the gap....currently trails 7-8

01:19 (IST)19 OCT 2017

The World No. 10 still has the upper hand at 7-5

01:18 (IST)19 OCT 2017

Trouble for Sindhu as Chen shoots up to 6-3.

01:16 (IST)19 OCT 2017

Chen has gone up to 4-2....can Sindhu still stage a comeback?

01:14 (IST)19 OCT 2017

Can Sindhu come back in this game?

01:14 (IST)19 OCT 2017

SECOND GAME

They are tied at 1-1

01:11 (IST)19 OCT 2017

Chen Yufei bags the first game 21-17

01:09 (IST)19 OCT 2017

And she makes it 19-17

01:09 (IST)19 OCT 2017

The young Chinese inches ahead to 18-17

01:07 (IST)19 OCT 2017

They are evenly poised at 16-16

01:06 (IST)19 OCT 2017

It's still very tight...Chen has just a one-point lead at 15-14

01:04 (IST)19 OCT 2017

But Sindhu won't give up so easily! It's back to 13-13

01:04 (IST)19 OCT 2017

It's a reversal of fortunes after the break. The Chinese takes 3 points on the trot to lead 13-11.

01:01 (IST)19 OCT 2017

At the mid-game interval, Sindhu takes a slender lead of 11-10

00:59 (IST)19 OCT 2017

AND SHE IS BACK IN THIS!!!! 9-9

00:59 (IST)19 OCT 2017

Sindhu is now just ONE POINT behind at 8-9

00:58 (IST)19 OCT 2017

The Chinese is still in control...leads 9-6

00:58 (IST)19 OCT 2017

Still trails by 2 points at 6-8

00:57 (IST)19 OCT 2017

Sindhu is slowly and steadily coming back into this...trails 5-7 now

00:55 (IST)19 OCT 2017

Sindhu gets a couple of points but Chen is still ahead at 6-3

00:54 (IST)19 OCT 2017

5-1 for the Chinese

00:54 (IST)19 OCT 2017

And the Chinese builds on it further for 4-1

00:53 (IST)19 OCT 2017

3-1 for Chen Yufei...slow start for Sindhu
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