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Saina Nehwal vs Nitchaon Jindapol, Live score and commentary, Indonesia Open SS 2017 Round of 16

Saina Nehwal loses the match, 15-21, 21-6, 16-21
Updated: 15 June 2017 16:38 IST - Published: 15 June 2017 16:11 IST
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Let us hope that PV Sindhu brings some cheer back to the Indian women's contingent.
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That was quite a disappointing second half of the third game from the three-time champion Saina Nehwal. She struggled to read the Thai's game time and again and gave away the last few points quickly.
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Saina LOSES the match, 15-21, 21-6, 16-21
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And she SAVES a second match point...16-20
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Saina SAVES one match point
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Can Saina stage a fightback?
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And she has SIX MATCH POINTS
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It's all Jindapol now...she is up 19-14 now
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And it is 18-14 for the Thai now
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Saina continues to struggle with Jindapol's deception...she now trails 14-17
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And she is building on the lead....16-14
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This is tight and it is tough to pick a winner
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The pendulum has again swung in the direction of the Thai...she leads 15-14
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Nehwal goes ahead now...13-12
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Nehwal evens the scoreline at 11-11
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At the break, Jindapol has a slim lead of 11-10
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Jindapol leading 10-8
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Saina is fighting back but she still trails 8-9
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Great flexibility and superb touch at the net from the Thai...she leads 8-5
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Some display from Jindapol this is after the second game setback
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But she loses the next three points to trail 4-6
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Saina takes a slender lead of 4-3
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Still even at 2-2
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THIRD GAME

Evenly poised at 1-1
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Saina takes the second game 21-6
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14 GAME POINTS for Saina.....20-6
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Saina now leads 19-6
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Jindapol trying to vary the directions of her shots and gets a point with a great backhand volley....6-17
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It's all Saina now....16-4
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Jindapol seems to have checked out of this game.
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Strong and determined, Nehwal now builds up a 13-4 advantage
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At the break, Saina has a healthy lead of 11-4
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Saina has surged to 10-4
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Saina goes up to 9-4
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The pace of the match has slowed down quite a bit
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Long rallies are the order of the day now...it's 8-4 for the Indian
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Jindapol seems to have hurt her toe in that rally
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After a long rally, Saina makes it 8-2
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7-2 now....Saina looking thoroughly in control
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Saina quickly goes up to 5-1...such a positive body language from the Indian now
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It's 3-0 now....much better approach from Nehwal
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SECOND GAME

She makes a bright start to go up to 2-0
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Can we see a turnaround from the former champion in the second game?
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And the first game goes to Jindapol, 21-15
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Jindapol has SIX game points!
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This is slipping fast from the Indian's hands now....she trails 14-19
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A determined Jindapol makes a strong fightback....she goes up 16-14
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The former champion takes the lead for the first time....Saina leads 14-13
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AND SHE IS BACK!!!!! 13-13
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11-13 now
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