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PV Sindhu vs Cheung Ngan Yi Olympics 2021 Badminton LIVE score: Sindhu beats Cheung 21-9, 21-16 to progress to the knockout stages

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJul 28, 2021 08:32 IST

Sindhu progresses to next round of women's singles badminton competition after winning both matches.

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08:32 (IST)28 JUL 2021

That will be all from Sportskeeda as PV Sindhu, India's lone hope for a medal in Tokyo Olympics progresses to the knockout stages of women's singles in an emphatic fashion. The Rio silver medallist will hope to change the color of her medal here. But don't go anywhere as plenty of Indian athletes, especially the archers, are in action on Day 5. Stay tuned to Sportskeeda to get the live updates. 

08:30 (IST)28 JUL 2021

Detailed stats of the game between PV Sindhu and Cheung Ngan Yi (Credits: Olympics.com)

08:26 (IST)28 JUL 2021

PV Sindhu beats Cheung Ngan Yi 21-9, 21-16

Cheung Ngan Yi was no match to PV Sindhu's prowess in the first set but showed some resilience in the second. But, at the end of the day, the experience of the 6th seed prevailed. The contest lasted 35 minutes with Sindhu progressing to the next round. The Rio silver medallist will be hoping to turn it into gold this time. 

08:24 (IST)28 JUL 2021

2nd Set: Sindhu 21-16 Cheung

Cheung defends the first smash. She defends the second. But, she has no answer to the bullet-like smash from Sindhu on the third try. That will be all! 

08:23 (IST)28 JUL 2021

2nd Set: Sindhu 20-16 Cheung

Sindhu hits the net. Two match points have passed by. Four remaining. 

08:22 (IST)28 JUL 2021

2nd Set: Sindhu 20-15 Cheung

Sindhu pushes it just wide. Still she has five match points in her hand. 

08:22 (IST)28 JUL 2021

2nd Set: Sindhu 19-14 Cheung

Sindhu is two points away from reaching the knockout stages. 

08:22 (IST)28 JUL 2021

2nd Set: Sindhu 18-14 Cheung

Superb reach of the shuttle as she extends her back fully before forcing Cheung an error as she hits the net. 

08:21 (IST)28 JUL 2021

2nd Set: Sindhu 17-14 Cheung

Cheung hits the net. She is beginning to get a sinking feeling. 

08:20 (IST)28 JUL 2021

2nd Set: Sindhu 16-14 Cheung

Cheung again plays it out of bounds. Sindhu leaves it. Her judgment has been spot on in this game. 

08:20 (IST)28 JUL 2021

2nd Set: Sindhu 15-14 Cheung

Both Cheung and Sindhu wins a point. The Indian has a very narrow lead here. 

08:19 (IST)28 JUL 2021

2nd Set: Sindhu 14-13 Cheung

Sindhu gets a point. 

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2nd Set: Sindhu 13-13 Cheung

Sindhu asked too much of Cheung's stretch and finally gets the point 

08:18 (IST)28 JUL 2021

2nd Set: Sindhu 12-13 Cheung

Sindhu hits the net after bending forward tries to lift the shuttle. 

08:17 (IST)28 JUL 2021

2nd Set: Sindhu 12-12 Cheung

Brilliant coverage of space from Cheung. Sindhu keeps hitting shot upon shot upon shot before hitting it out of play. 

08:17 (IST)28 JUL 2021

2nd Set: Sindhu 12-11 Cheung

Cheung unables to respond to the power of Sindhu. The shake of the head tells the respect. 

08:16 (IST)28 JUL 2021

2nd Set: Sindhu 11-11 Cheung

OUT! The break halts the momentum of Cheung as the shuttle goes out of play. 

08:15 (IST)28 JUL 2021

2nd Set: Sindhu 10-11 Cheung

Sindhu gets her placement just outside bound. Cheung has an advantage after the break. The fightback has begun. 

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2nd Set: Sindhu 10-10 Cheung

Just inside. Sindhu gets her judgment wrong. 

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2nd Set: Sindhu 10-9 Cheung

Sindhu forces Cheung to backpedal and the Indian smashes it in the near side to win the rally on the return. 

08:13 (IST)28 JUL 2021

2nd Set: Sindhu 9-9 Cheung

Sindhu stares at the shuttle in agonizing fashion as it whizzes just inside the line. 

08:13 (IST)28 JUL 2021

2nd Set: Sindhu 9-8 Cheung

A brilliant rally comes to an end as Sindhu leaves the shuttle and it goes out of bounds. 

08:12 (IST)28 JUL 2021

2nd Set: Sindhu 8-8 Cheung

Sindhu plays a brilliant smash and Cheung challenges it. However, she loses it as the replay shows it hit inside the court. 

08:12 (IST)28 JUL 2021

2nd Set: Sindhu 7-8 Cheung

Sindhu is behind. 

08:11 (IST)28 JUL 2021

2nd Set: Sindhu 7-7 Cheung

Cheung hits the net. Sindhu's scream reveals her joy. 

08:11 (IST)28 JUL 2021

2nd Set: Sindhu 6-7 Cheung

And, Cheung takes the lead for the first time in the set. Sindhu's smash is out of bounds. 

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2nd Set: Sindhu 6-6 Cheung

Cheung equalizes as Sindhu hits the net. 

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2nd Set: Sindhu 6-5 Cheung

Dropped in. Sindhu leaves it but her judgment is wrong. 

08:09 (IST)28 JUL 2021

2nd Set: Sindhu 6-4 Cheung

Cheung wins two consecutive points. 

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2nd Set: Sindhu 6-2 Cheung

Sindhu again leaves the shutle. Cheung's smashes are a little behind this game. 

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2nd Set: Sindhu 4-2 Cheung

Cheung leaves it as the shuttle goes out of play. 

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2nd Set: Sindhu 4-1 Cheung

Sindhu has begun the second set on a strong note. 

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Detailed stats of the first set (Credits: Olympics.com)

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1st Set: Sindhu 21-9 Cheung

And Sindhu wins it. The shuttle hits the net. Sindhu has done it with ease. Too strong for Cheung. 

08:03 (IST)28 JUL 2021

1st Set: Sindhu 20-9 Cheung

The shuttle hits the net. 11 set points for Sindhu. 

08:03 (IST)28 JUL 2021

1st Set: Sindhu 19-9 Cheung

The net favors Sindhu. She gets a lucky point.

08:03 (IST)28 JUL 2021

1st Set: Sindhu 18-9 Cheung

Two consecutive winners from Sindhu. 

08:02 (IST)28 JUL 2021

1st Set: Sindhu 16-9 Cheung

Another brilliant judgment from Sindhu as the shuttle goes out of play. 

08:02 (IST)28 JUL 2021

1st Set: Sindhu 15-9 Cheung

A brilliant cross court smash from Cheung. Sindhu challenges it but is unsuccessful. She has only one challenge remaining. 

08:01 (IST)28 JUL 2021

1st Set: Sindhu 15-8 Cheung

Another point for Sindhu. Just six more points to win the set. 

08:00 (IST)28 JUL 2021

1st Set: Sindhu 14-8 Cheung

Cheung again plays it out of bounds. Looks like Sindhu has done her work. Cheung's smash has too much power but too less placement. 

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1st Set: Sindhu 13-8 Cheung

Cheung is making a comeback here. Sindhu needs to be careful. 

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1st Set: Sindhu 13-7 Cheung

Cheung gets it out of bounds. Sindhu is right with her judgement this time. 

07:59 (IST)28 JUL 2021

1st Set: Sindhu 12-7 Cheung

Just inside the line. Sindhu gets deceived. 

07:59 (IST)28 JUL 2021

1st Set: Sindhu 12-6 Cheung

Sindhu plays a brilliant cross court smash out of reach of Cheung. That has been her strength in this set. 

07:58 (IST)28 JUL 2021

1st Set: Sindhu 11-6 Cheung

An unforced error from Sindhu. 

07:57 (IST)28 JUL 2021

1st Set: Sindhu 11-5 Cheung

Sindhu goes for a smash before taking a step backward and deciding to leave it. The shuttle is out of bounds and we head into the first break. 

07:56 (IST)28 JUL 2021

1st Set: Sindhu 10-5 Cheung

This time Sindhu hits the net. 

07:56 (IST)28 JUL 2021

1st Set: Sindhu 10-4 Cheung

Cheung wins a point. Sindhu will look to finish it quick. 

07:56 (IST)28 JUL 2021

1st Set: Sindhu 10-3 Cheung

Another point for Sindhu as Cheung thinks it is going out of play and leaves it but she is wrong. 
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