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Saina Nehwal vs Nitchaon Jindapol, Live Badminton Score and Updates, Denmark Open Super Series 2017 Second Round

Saina Nehwal defeated Nitchaon Jindapol 22-20, 21-13, to make it into the 3rd round.
Updated: 20 October 2017 04:10 IST - Published: 20 October 2017 04:05 IST
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That's all from us for tonight's, or I should rather say today morning's Denmark Open coverage. Stay tuned to Sportskeeda for more news from around the world of sports.
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The scoreline may not reflect it as much, but this has not been an easy win for Saina Nehwal by any stretch of imagination. Nitchaon Jindapol gave her a really good run for her money, and stayed toe-to-toe with her, till late in the second game as well. However, Saina managed to pull away from the Thai shuttler in the end, as she clinched the straight-game victory with a 22-20, 21-13 scoreline.
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And that's all she required, as Saina Nehwal closes out the second set to defeat Nitchaon Jindapol 22-20, 21-13.
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Jindapol pulls 1 back. 13-20. Saina has 7 match points.
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A brilliant display of badminton sees Saina get 8 match points! 20-12!
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Saina is on a roll! 19-12!
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Saina opens up a 6-point lead for the first time in the match. 18-12.
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And Saina makes it 17-12. The 5-point lead is back.
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16-12 to Saina! She is pulling away from her opponent at the right time.
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15-12 to Saina! This game seems to have an ebb and flow to it.
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She surges into a 2-point lead this time, at 14-12
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But Saina snatches the lead again, at 13-12
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Jindapol has finally been able to close down the 5-point gap that Saina had created, as she levels things up at 12-12!
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But Jindapol pulls it back at 11-12 again!
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Saina finally managed to break Jindapol's momentum, as she goes into a 12-10 lead.
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10-11! This match is far from over!
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Jindapol seems to have found the momentum here, after the break. She makes it 9-11.
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And she pulls back another, to make it 8-11
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Jindapol comes back with a point after the break. 7-11
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Saina extends her lead to 5-points at 11-6, as we go into the change of ends.
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An exchange of points sees Saina lead 10-6.
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9-5! Saina is well and truly on her way to the third round!
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She seems to have gotten into her momentum now, as she surges to an 8-5 lead
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Saina again pulls away to a 2-point lead at 7-5
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Jindapol pulls back those two points, as she squares things up again at 5-5.
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But Saina generates two quick points, to not only go into the lead for the first time in the 2nd game, but also get a 2-point lead at 5-3.
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And Saina levels it dup again at 3-3. Both these shuttlers seem to have picked up right where they left off, from the first game.
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Jindapol takes the lead again at 3-2
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However, Saina levels things up at 2-2
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An exchange of points later, Jindapol finds herself in a 2-1 lead.
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Jindapol starts off with a bang in the second game, as she takes a 1-0 lead.
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What a game this has been. Both Jindapol and Saina have been at the top of their game, not giving each other an inch. oth went toe-to-toe against each other, till the very end, when Saina finally grabbed her chance and clinched the first game.
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And she clinches the first game, as she makes that advantage count, to make it 22-20!
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But Saina takes the early avantage at 21-20. Advantage Saina!
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And Saina couldn't make that count. Jindapol levels it up at 20-20!
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But a determined Jindapol pulls one back again, to make it 19-20. 1 game point for Saina.
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Saina restores the 2-point lead. 20-18.  2 game points for Saina!
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Jindapol pulls one back, to make it 18-19
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And she takes another vital point, to get the 2-point lead at 19-17!
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Saina surges to an 18-17 lead again
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But Jindapol squares it all up at 17-17 again
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Saina breaks the momentum and takes the lead again! Is this the turning point of the game? 17-16 Saina!
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Saina levels it up again at 16-16. Nobody's giving an inch, here.
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Jindapol seems to have taken the upper hand now, as she takes a 15-14 lead
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But Saina levels things up this time, at 14-14
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Jindapol takes the lead for the first time in the match, as she goes 14-13 up!
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But Jindapol pulls it back at 13-13 again. What a match this is turning out to be!
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And Saina keeps that record intact...she makes it 13-12 in her favour
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But Jindapol also fights back, levelling the scores at 12-12. She is yet to take the lead in this first game, though.
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But Saina is determined not to let her take the lead. She goes 12-11 up.
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