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PV Sindhu vs Ruthvika Shivani Gadde, Live Badminton Score and Updates, Senior National Badminton Championships 2017 Semi-finals

Sindhu def Gadde, 17-21, 21-15, 21-11 to enter the final
Updated: 07 November 2017 19:03 IST - Published: 07 November 2017 18:00 IST
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What a performance that was from the young Ruthvika! She lost focus after the first game but surely that bodes well for the future.

And tomorrow, get ready, folks! It's Saina vs Sindhu for the title! Can it get any better than that?
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Final score: Sindhu def Gadde, 17-21, 21-15, 21-11 to enter the final.
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Sindhu finds the line and takes it!

21-11
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Match points for Sindhu



20-11
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Sindhu has now gone up to 19-11
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Errors hurting Gadde very badly.


Sindhu up 17-10
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Just as I type this, Gadde puts the shuttle right on the sideline.

She now trails 10-15
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Ruthvika's attack is brilliant to watch when she is on song.
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The South Asian Games champion now trails 8-15
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Ruthvika still making inroads but is not able to finish off things perfectly.
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Body smash on a high shuttle!


Sindhu surges to 13-6
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Sindhu now has a six-point cushion at the break at 11-5
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Another fast, sharp crosscourt smash from Gadde.

She trails 5-10
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9-4 for the top seed
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Ruthvika is now reckless!

Sindhu is calm and composed.

The difference is reflected in the score.

Sindhu up 8-2
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Sindhu is now successfully drawing errors out of her young opponent.

She leads 6-1
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It's 4-0 for the World No. 2
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Third game


Sindhu opens up 2-0 lead.
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And Sindhu bags the second game, 21-15
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One unforced error from Sindhu.

20-15
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Sindhu has come back strongly to 19-14 now
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Sindhu now conceding a couple of points.

Ruthvika clawing her way back. The latter is now 14-17
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The two-time champion now up 16-12
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The stadium is reverberating with chants of "Sindhu, Sindhu". 
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Ruthvika once more trying to make a comeback and is now 11-13