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Saina Nehwal vs Carolina Marin, Live Badminton Score and Updates, Japan Open Super Series 2017 Round of 16

Marin wins 21-16, 21-13
Updated: 21 September 2017 15:35 IST - Published: 21 September 2017 11:11 IST
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That wraps up our liveblog for the day. Do join us tomorrow as we bring you live coverage of the quarter-finals.

Till then, goodbye.
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Only Indians to make the 2017 Japan Open quarter-finals are Srikanth Kidambi, HS Prannoy and the mixed doubles pair of Sikki Reddy and Pranaav Jerry Chopra.
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And with that, there is no Indian left in the women's singles draw anymore. Earlier, Sindhu crashed out to the world champion Nozomi Okuhara.
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Saina was able to keep it close in the first game. In the second, Marin cruised through after a bit of initial resistance from the Indian.
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Full score: Carolina Marin beats Saina Nehwal, 21-16, 21-13
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Marin wraps it up 21-13
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It's 19-13 for the southpaw
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Marin goes up to 17-13 and is within sniffing distance of the finish line
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Marin establishes her control and and Saina struggling 
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6-6

Turning out to be a mirror image of the first game
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We are back to 4-4
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4-3 for the Indian
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Saina takes a mini lead of 3-2
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SECOND GAME

1-1
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And the Olympic champion grabs the opener, 21-16
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20-16 for Marin with four game points in hand
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Marin is taking points freely now....19-15
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This time the momentum is with the Spaniard....17-15 she leads
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And so it continues with the two ladies not ready to leave any inch of space for the other....15-15
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And just like before, we are back to level terms...14-14
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Marin trying to claw her way back.12-14
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14-10 for the Indian at present
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Saina is the one who looks more in control of the proceedings at the moment.....13-9
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Nehwal takes an 11-9 lead going into the interval
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Saina has the lead for the first time in this match.....10-9