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PV Sindhu vs Cheung Ngan Yi Live Score and Commentary Hong Kong Open Semi-Finals

Updated: 26 November 2016 18:43 IST - Published: 26 November 2016 17:52 IST
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FULL SCORE: 21-14, 21-16 win for PV Sindhu

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Sindhu finishes with a drop that lands on Cheung's feet! 21-16

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After Sindhu reaches match points at 20-15, the Hong Kong player saves one for 16-20

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*19-15, not 29-15

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Sindhu has a challenge going in her favour and is now two points away from the win at 29-15

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The game continues to progress in the same fashion with the China Open champion now leading 18-14

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A master of extracting errors from her opponent, the Indian has now gone up 16-13

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Looking very much in the driver's seat now. Sindhu up 15-11

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Sindhu has once more jumped to a 2-point lead to go up 13-11 after the break

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WOW! That was an excellent angular smash, loaded with pace, landing on the backhand wing of the local hope! Sindhu up 11-10 at the break.

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But Sindhu was once more able to regain the lead for 10-8 before the Hong Kong player came up with some attacking shots to make it 10-10

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Sindhu has lost her momentum at present and the local hope is on fire. Playing more aggressively, she has made it 7-7

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Cheung comes up with a superb down-the-line smash to cut down Sindhu's lead to 3-7

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GAME 2

Sindhu has picked up from where she has left! Looking confident, she is using her wondrous backhand returns at the net to soar to 4-1

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And Sindhu has it in her bag! 21-14

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Sindhu's angular smashes are so accurate right now. Cheung even fell on court trying to reach them! The India No. 1 is up 19-14

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Currently, the Indian is happily extending her lead to 16-12

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The crowd going delirious with joy but their support is definitely for the local hope. Remember, Cheung did upset the 2010 champion Saina Nehwal yesterday in the quarter-finals. So, Sindhu needs to be careful not to let the talented World No. 26 back into this!

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Sindhu has been able to maintain her two--point lead even after the break as she goes up 13-11

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The China Open champion made use of her height to give a good elevation to her shots and force errors from Cheung. Sindhu up 11-9 at the interval.

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After being locked at 7-7, Sindhu's high return finds the net and the local hope has gone up 8-7

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Some angular returns from Sindhu forces errors from Cheung and the Indian has now levelled it at 5-5

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It is the local hope who currently has the lead as she has shot up to 4-2.

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After a sensational performance from Sameer Verma, who upset the China Open champion Jan O Jorgensen, the Rio Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu now takes the court to try and make it a day of double delight for India!