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Syed Modi International 2018 Badminton Live: Saina Nehwal vs Kate Foo Kune, Live score & Updates | 21st November 2018

Nehwal def Kune 21-10, 21-10 to enter R2
Updated: 21 November 2018 13:27 IST - Published: 21 November 2018 12:48 IST
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Goodbye!
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That was a very good start by Nehwal and should stand her in good stead in her quest for her first BWF title of the 2018 season.
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Saina converted her first match point and won the match 21-10, 21-10 in just 30 minutes!!!!
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Two more points for Saina and she has reached match points now, at 20-10
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Saina finally stops her run and goes up to 18-10
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Fifth point in a row for the Mauritius girl....she trails 10-17
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Suddenly, Kune builds some momentum here...gets FOUR POINTS ON THE TROT!

Saina is still up 17-9
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17-7 now for the Indian
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17-5 to the former champion!
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It's a 10-point advantage for the Indian now as she leads 15-5
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No stopping Saina!

She is up 13-5
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Nehwal leads 11-4 at the time of the mid-game interval.
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9-4 to Nehwal now

Absolutely stamping her class here!
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Saina is in complete control now...has gone up further to 7-3
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Saina breaks away from the tie and goes up to 5-3
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And 2-2 now

Better display from Kune so far!
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It's 1-1 in Game 2
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Saina bags the first game 21-10

What a commanding display from the former World No. 1
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10 game points for Nehwal

20-10
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It's 18-10 to Saina after Kune attempted a brief fightback
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Kune is trying hard to build some confidence here....she gets two points and now trails 7-15
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Kune gets one more point but Saina is simply unstoppable!

Up she goes to 15-5
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No change after the break as Saina cruises smoothly to 12-4
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Total domination by the two-time champion so far! She goes up to 11-3 at the time of the mid-game interval.
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It's 9-2 to Saina as she builds a seven-point advantage here!
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Saina is already showing some exceptional defense. She wins a long rally and goes up further to 7-2.
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Saina is now 5-2 up
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Kune gets on the board after Saina gets the first four points.

Saina 4-1 up
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And Nehwal gets two more quick points to extend her lead to 3-0
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First point goes to Saina!