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Saina Nehwal vs Martina Repiska, Thailand Open GP Gold 2017 Round 1 - As it happened

Final score - Saina 21-5 21-10 Repiska
Updated: 31 May 2017 20:37 IST - Published: 31 May 2017 20:27 IST
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The match has been scheduled for 9 PM local tomorrow, which means 7.30 PM IST. That's all from us today, see you tomorrow for Saina's next match.
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A routine win for Saina, that sends her into the Round of 16. She will face Malaysian Ying Ying Lee tomorrow for a place in the quarterfinals. 
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IT'S A WIN FOR SAINA! The second seed records a comfortable 21-5 21-10 win to move into the second round.
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Match point at 20-9 for the Indian.
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Saina picks up two more points on the bounce to make it 19-8.
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17-8 now to Saina. Four more points and she's through to the next round!
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Saina cruising at 15-7 in the second game.
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It's 14-6 now in favour of the Indian. Just seven more points to go!
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At the interval in the second game, Saina holds an 11-5 advantage.
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Is the comeback on? The Slovak shuttler reels off four points in a row to reduce the deficit to 7-5.
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The Indian has won seven out of the first nine points on offer. She has a commanding 7-2 lead.
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A strong start by Saina in the second game as well as she takes the first four points.
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FIRST GAME TO SAINA! The Indian strolls to a first-game win, giving up just five points. Will the second game be a more even contest?
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Saina should see the first game through comfortably. She leads 19-5.
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Finally some relief for the Slovak as she wins a point after losing 12 in a row.
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HOT STREAK! Nehwal is now 16-3 up in the first game.
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At the interval, Nehwal has a comfortable 11-3 lead.
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Nehwal is in the ascendancy now. From 4-3 up, she takes six points in a row to make it 10-3.
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A good start by the Indian. She leads 4-2 in the first game.
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Saina's match is underway!
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A valiant effort by the young Indian though. She will surely be disappointed at not taking the match into the deciding game.
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THE TOP SEED SURVIVES! Down 15-18, Intanon takes six points in a row to clinch the game and the match.
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It is all square at 18-18 in the second game. Great tenacity by the Thai, who was down 3-12 at one point.
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Rituparna is going out all guns blazing in the second. She leads 15-8!
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The top-seeded Thai takes the first game by a whisker! The score was 21-19.