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Samiya Imad Farooqui vs Widjaja Stephani, Live Badminton score and updates, Asian Junior Championships 2017 U-15 Final

Samiya Imad Farooqui wins 15-21, 21-17, 21-19.
Updated: 08 October 2017 16:09 IST - Published: 08 October 2017 14:02 IST
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Farooqui had won the doubles bronze in the same category last year alongside Gayatri Gopichand. This time she grabs the singles gold!

What a gutsy display! What nerves of steel! She surely has a very bright future.
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Final score: Samiya Imad Farooqui wins 15-21, 21-17, 21-19.
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SAMIYA IMAD FAROOQUI WINS!!!!!!!!

21-19 in decider
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Widjaja saves one....19-20
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TWO MATCH POINTS FOR FAROOQUI!!!!!!

20-18
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18-18
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It's back to being on level terms....17-17
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She has now taken the lead too, 17-16
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And Farooqui HAS COME BACK!!!!!!!

16-16
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Widjaja leads 16-13.....time is running out for Farooqui now.
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Farooqui still trails by three points...11-14
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13-9 now for Widjaja
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Widjaja is up 11-7 heading into the mid-game interval.
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But Widjaja takes a couple of points on the trot to move ahead to 9-6.
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Farooqui clawing her way back into this....6-7
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The Indonesian is up 5-3.
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THIRD GAME

Widjaja makes a bright start and leads 4-2
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What steely nerves and determination shown by the 14-year-old Indian girl!!
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And FAROOQUI TAKES THE SECOND GAME, 21-17
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FOUR GAME POINTS FOR FAROOQUI AT 20-16
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19-16 now for Farooqui...can she close this out?
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17-16 now for the Indian...can she maintain the slight lead?
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And she goes up to 16-14
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Farooqui still manages to grab the lead again....15-14
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And she has levelled....13-13
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Widjaja is making an attempt to come back here....she trails by just one point now....12-13
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It's 12-9 for the Indian now
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It's 10-8 for Farooqui now
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Farooqui has inched ahead to 9-5 now
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The pace of the match has slowed down and the Indian still leads 6-2.
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She still maintains the lead at 4-2.
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SECOND GAME

Farooqui now in charge of the second game....2-0
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Widjaja halts her momentum and bags the opener, 21-15.
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Farooqui seems to have found her rhythm now but is it too late? She trails 15-19.
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Three points on the trot for Farooqui, who reduces the deficit to five points at 12-17
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The gap is increasing more and more...Widjaja currently leads 16-9
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The Indian took four points but Widjaja still inches ahead to 13-8.
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Farooqui is finding it difficult to weather the storm....she trails 3-11 at the interval.
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The match has started and the Indonesian is off to a tremendously good start. She leads 7-3.
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Good afternoon and welcome to the Sportskeeda liveblog of the Asian Junior Championships U-15 women's singles final. Samiya Imad Farooqui, a trainee at the Pullela Gopichand Academy is the only Indian to have reached any final at this combined U-15 and U-17 Asian Junior Championships tournament being held in Yangon, Myanmar.

Bringing home medals from this event is nothing new for the 14-year-old Farooqui. She and Gopichand's daughter, Gayatri had teamed up last year to bag the U-15 women's doubles bronze.

This time she has added a singles medal from this event and is definitely eyeing the gold.

Farooqui dropped just one game on her way to the final. In the quarter-finals, she came back from a game down to edge Japan's Kaoru Sugiyama.

Having said that, she still needs to be on the alert against her opponent, Widjaja Stephani. The unseeded Indonesian has been a giant-killer and has accounted for the top seed Rasila Maharjan and the fourth seed Pornpicha Choeikeewong. Needless to say that she will make it tough for the Indian.