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Srikanth Kidambi vs Sai Praneeth Live Score and Commentary Singapore Open Final

Sai Praneeth wins 17-21, 21-17, 21-12.
Updated: 16 April 2017 14:26 IST - Published: 16 April 2017 11:51 IST
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If anything, the real winner in this match was Indian badminton.

And that wraps up our live coverage of the Singapore Open final. Hope you enjoyed it. Goodbye.
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What a moment for Sai...he has been a World Junior Championships bronze medallist in 2010....finally the breakthrough happens for him.
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This is his maiden Superseries title.
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Final score: 17-21, 21-17, 21-12
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SAI PRANEETH IS THE CHAMPION
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EIGHT MATCH POINTS FOR SAI....20-12
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It's 18-12 now for Sai
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Sai is slowing inching towards the title now....17-11
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16-10 now for Sai
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Sri trails by 7 points at 8-15 as his game has collapsed..can he still stage a comeback?
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Sai is controlling the proceedings now....up 13-7
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At half-time, Sai leads 11-5
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10-4
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10-3
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9-3 now
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Big jump smash from Sai...7-3 up
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Sai in the lead now....5-2
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And it's 2-2 in no time
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THIRD GAME

Sri opens up a 2-1 lead
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Sai takes the second game, 21-17
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Service error for Sri...3 game points for Sai
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19-17 for Sai now
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A great Sai lob followed by a Sri error and it's 19-15 for Sai
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Super finish at the net...Sai up 17-15
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It's now Sai who has a 2-point lead for the first time....16-14
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Tight battle... 14-14
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Fantastic anticipation and defending from both...12-12
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At the interval, Sai leads 11-10
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Sai finds the baseline... 10-10
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Sai even took a 9-8 lead only to see Sri coming back for 9-9
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Jump smashes from both and it is 8-8
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Deft touches at the net from Sai and he now levels at 7-7
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The lead has been cut down to 4-7 now
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Sai does get a couple of points to trail 3-7
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Time running out for Sai 
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Srikanth has raced ahead to 6-1 now.
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SECOND GAME

It's all Srikanth at the moment....he opens up a 2-0 lead.
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Sri comes up with a lovely flick to see the shuttle landing just on the baseline. Srikanth takes the first game 21-17.
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Amazing angles from Sai to outmanoeuvre Sri....he trails 17-20
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Sai saves one to trail 16-20
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5 game points for Sri
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Sri's down-the-line shots are lethal right now..19-14
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Superb angles from Srikanth to stave off the Sai challenge... Up now 17-14
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But Sai is finally fighting back here. Brilliant smashes to get 3 points on the trot...he trails 14-15
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Sri up 15-11
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FIVE-point advantage for Srikanth at 14-9
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Smooth and effortless, Sri is cruising at 13-7
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Currently, he is looking poised to win this....Sai struggling a bit in the face of the Srikanth onslaught or is it nerves in his first Superseries final? It could be both.
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Srikanth takes an 11-7 lead at the mid-game interval
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Some excellent aggressive play and jump smashes from Sri....he is now separating himself further...up 9-6
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