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PV Sindhu vs Gao Fangjie, Live Badminton Score and Updates, China Open Super Series 2017 Quarter-finals

Gao stuns Sindhu 21-11, 21-10 to enter the semi-finals
Updated: 17 November 2017 15:50 IST - Published: 17 November 2017 14:44 IST
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And with that, the Indian contention at the China Open is over. Let us hope that the shuttlers come back rejuvenated at the Hong Kong Open next week.

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Sindhu looks absolutely burned out since Korea. Against Gao today, there was not a single moment of positive body language. Even the few chances she got, she hit only tired shots into the net. It was a repetition of what she did against Yamaguchi at the French. She badly needs a break.
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Final score: Gao def Sindhu 21-11, 21-10 in 37 minutes to enter the semi-finals.
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Unfortunately, a tame finish from Sindhu there.
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Gao wraps it up.

21-10
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Sindhu saves one match point.

9-20
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Match points for Gao

20-8
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Sindhu getting outsmarted repeatedly by Gao....not able to judge Gao's shots at all

Down 7-18
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16-7 is the lead for Gao
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Still continuing to rush things and paying the price.

Sindhu trails 7-15
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Whenever she is getting a small chance, she is dumping the shuttle into the net.

Clearly lost the plan for now.

Sindhu down 7-12
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But Gao halts her and jumps to 11-6 at the interval.
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2 points on the trot for the Indian.

Comeback on the cards?

6-10
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It's a 10-4 advantage for the local hope
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9-3 lead for Gao
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Sindhu looks very, very tired and crestfallen.

Another one into the net and she is down 3-8.
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It's a one-way traffic completely but the one whom you expected to win, is not dominating this.

Gao up 7-1
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Gao races ahead to 5-1
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Sindhu continues to find it hard to read Gao's deceptions.

1-3 she trails
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Sindhu gets back one point...1-2
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The body language is definitely not good from Sindhu at the moment.

Trails 0-2
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SECOND GAME

1-0 lead to Gao
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Wow! That was stunning. Sindhu looked clueless and totally out of sorts.
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By targeting the open court on Sindhu's forehand wing, Gao wraps up the opener, 21-11.
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Gao reaches game points

20-11