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Saina Nehwal vs Chia Hsin Lee Livescore and Commentary India Open First Round

Saina Nehwal beat Chia Hsin Lee, 21-10, 21-17.
Updated: 29 March 2017 17:31 IST - Published: 29 March 2017 14:12 IST
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That was a very strong performance from the former champion. Quite a statement that was!!
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SAINA NEHWAL WINS 21-10, 21-17
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Lee saves a THIRD match point to make it 17-20.
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Some gutsy play from Lee to save yet another match point
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Lee saves one.
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SIX match points for Saina now at 20-14
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She is up 19-12 now. Just TWO points away from victory!!!!!
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Saina is racing towards the finish line now. Up 16-10
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It is 14-10 now for the sixth seed.
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Nehwal still maintains her advantage. Up at 12-10 now
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Champions know when to raise their level! At half-time, it is Saina who leads 11-9.
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And just like earlier, Nehwal FIGHTS BACK!!! It is 9-9 now.
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But Lee is undeterred. She still has a tiny lead of 9-7
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And the champion is BACK! Saina levels at 7-7
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Lee is still ahead 7-4
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Saina stops her march and makes 3-6
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It is 6-2 for the World No. 39
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Lee now leads 5-2 
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This time, she doesn't give it up. Lee has raced away to 4-1.
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Second game

Once more, the Taipei shuttler has the early lead, albeit a slight one. She is up 2-1.
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And Saina wraps up the first game 21-10. Looking very strong.
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Saina has a host of game points at 20-10.
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The former champion is close to wrapping up the opener now. Up at 18-9
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It is 16-9 now for the home hope
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It is a seven-point lead for the former World No. 1 at 15-8.
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Saina is still very much in control and is cruising at 13-7.
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At the break, Saina has an 11-7 advantage.
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The rallies are getting longer now. Saina still has the edge at 10-6
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Lee takes a couple of points here to cut down Saina's big lead to just three points. Saina still leads at 8-5
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It is all Saina now. The former champion jumps to 7-2 now
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And she is asserting herself here. Saina is now up 5-2.
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It is 3-2 for Saina now.
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Saina levels it at 2-2 quickly.
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Lee takes a 2-1 lead now.
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We are under way! The two players are locked at 1-1.
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The match is about to start now.
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The match is scheduled to begin at 4.20pm IST.
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Good afternoon and welcome to the Sportskeeda liveblog of the India Open Superseries first round match of Saina Nehwal. The two-time champion is seeded sixth this time. Still recovering from her knee surgery, the former World No. 1 has a comfortable opener as she faces the World No. 39 Chia Hsin Lee of Chinese Taipei for a place in the second round.

This is their first meeting.