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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.