Sudirman Cup 2019, India vs China: Live Commentary, Scores and Match Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedMay 22, 2019 13:09 IST

The matches have started!


13:09 (IST)22 MAY 2019

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13:09 (IST)22 MAY 2019

Sadly, it's the end of India's journey at the Sudirman Cup. 

13:08 (IST)22 MAY 2019

China wins all 5 of the matches in the tie and advances. 

13:08 (IST)22 MAY 2019

The match is won in 34 minutes just with a 21-12, 21-15 score.

13:07 (IST)22 MAY 2019

The Chinese pair seal the game in 21-15.

13:07 (IST)22 MAY 2019

The Chinese have match point 

13:06 (IST)22 MAY 2019

Ponnappa nets her serve and it's 18-14.

13:04 (IST)22 MAY 2019

The Chinese pair edge past and it's 15-13.

13:01 (IST)22 MAY 2019

The Chinese level up with the Indians and it's 12 ALL.

13:00 (IST)22 MAY 2019

The Chinese take back serve and it's 11-12.

13:00 (IST)22 MAY 2019


12:58 (IST)22 MAY 2019

The Chinese snatches back the serve and it's 11-7.

12:56 (IST)22 MAY 2019

Ponnappa and Reddy secure the game break at 11-5.

12:55 (IST)22 MAY 2019

Ponnappa Reddy put up a very strong fight and advance 10-5.

12:53 (IST)22 MAY 2019

The Indian duo maintain a 7-3 lead.

12:51 (IST)22 MAY 2019

Ponnappa Reddy advance to a 4-1 lead in the second game!

12:50 (IST)22 MAY 2019

Ponnappa Reddy get off to a fine start with a 2-0 lead.

12:49 (IST)22 MAY 2019

Let's see if Ponnappa and Reddy can up their game in the second game.

12:48 (IST)22 MAY 2019

In just 21-12, the first game is won by the Chinese.

12:47 (IST)22 MAY 2019

The Chinese duo are relentless and move up to game point real soon.

12:46 (IST)22 MAY 2019

The Indians lag behind at 18-11. 

12:44 (IST)22 MAY 2019

The Chinese pair seem to be sailing smoothly at 16-9.

12:42 (IST)22 MAY 2019

The Chinese lead the way at 13-7.

12:40 (IST)22 MAY 2019

The Chinese duo get the game break and it's 11-6 at the end of 7 minutes. 

12:39 (IST)22 MAY 2019

Ponnappa nets her return and it's 9-6.

12:38 (IST)22 MAY 2019

Ponnappa's return falls wide and it's 7-5 

12:37 (IST)22 MAY 2019

The Indian duo collects two points on the trot and it's 6-4.

12:36 (IST)22 MAY 2019

However, China leads at 6-2.

12:36 (IST)22 MAY 2019

China nets a return and Ponnappa/Reddy win back serve

12:34 (IST)22 MAY 2019

Into the first game of the women's doubles match, China leads at 4-1.

12:28 (IST)22 MAY 2019

Can India at least win one match against China today? Let's see.

12:28 (IST)22 MAY 2019

Their Chinese opponents are Chen Q.C and Jia V.F 

12:26 (IST)22 MAY 2019

Ashwini Ponnappa and Sikki Reddy will pair up for it. 

12:25 (IST)22 MAY 2019

The last match of the day is up next. It's the Women's Doubles. 

12:24 (IST)22 MAY 2019

In a matter of 32 minutes, the match is wrapped up. China leads the tie 4-0. 

12:23 (IST)22 MAY 2019

Saina's return falls wide and Chen Yu Fei ousts Saina Nehwal full and square in 21-12, 21-17.

12:22 (IST)22 MAY 2019

And Chen Yu Fei has match point now!

12:22 (IST)22 MAY 2019

Saina fails to hold on to her serve and it's 19-16.

12:21 (IST)22 MAY 2019

Chen Yu Fei moves too fast but Saina breathes behind her back at 18-16! Can she close in on the difference? 

12:20 (IST)22 MAY 2019

Saina gets a few quick points as she come sup 18-15.

12:19 (IST)22 MAY 2019

Saina's return falls out and it's 17-13 with Chen Yu Fei edging towards a straight game win.

12:18 (IST)22 MAY 2019

Saina gets her serve back and gets two points on the trot. 

12:17 (IST)22 MAY 2019

Chen Yu Fei wins back serve from Saina and leads at 16-11.

12:16 (IST)22 MAY 2019

In a tight net play, Saina loses and lags behind at 15-10.

12:15 (IST)22 MAY 2019

It's 12-9 on the board with the Chinese in the lead 

12:15 (IST)22 MAY 2019

Chen Yu Fei hits a wide return and Saina wins back serve. 

12:14 (IST)22 MAY 2019

Chen Yu Fei has a lead at 11-8. Saina is serving.

12:13 (IST)22 MAY 2019

The Chinese World Number 3 is on game break point in the second game.

12:12 (IST)22 MAY 2019

Saina hits the return into the net and it's 9-6 to Chen Yu Fei 

12:11 (IST)22 MAY 2019

Saina smashes cross court and it's 7-6 with Yu Fei in the lead 
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