Syed Modi International: PV Sindhu vs Lalita Dahiya Live Commentary and Match Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJan 26, 2017 19:24 IST

PV Sindhu beats Lalita Dahiya, 21-7, 21-12.


19:24 (IST)26 JAN 2017

That wraps up our live coverage of the Syed Modi International for the day. Do join us tomorrow for the quarter-finals. Goodbye!

19:23 (IST)26 JAN 2017

That was a thoroughly dominating performance from PV Sindhu as was expected from her. And for the youngsters, who are getting to play the two-time World Championships bronze medallist, this experience will stand them in good stead as they climb higher echelons of the sport.

19:19 (IST)26 JAN 2017

Sindhu will next face Indian qualifier Vaidehi Choudhari for a place in the semi-finals.

19:17 (IST)26 JAN 2017

Sindhu enters the quarter-finals!!!!!!!!

19:16 (IST)26 JAN 2017

PV Sindhu WINS, 21-7, 21-12

19:15 (IST)26 JAN 2017

And she has reached match points at 20-12.

19:14 (IST)26 JAN 2017

Sindhu has once more wrested back control and is now up 17-10

19:13 (IST)26 JAN 2017

She has now closed the gap to 9-14.

19:13 (IST)26 JAN 2017

Dahiya has suddenly found some firepower to take 3 points on the trot.

19:12 (IST)26 JAN 2017

There's no stopping Sindhu. She is now up 13-5.

19:11 (IST)26 JAN 2017

At half-time, the top seed has surged to an 11-4 lead.

19:10 (IST)26 JAN 2017

In a mirror image of the first game, it has been another Sindhu show since then, who has raced to a 9-2 advantage.

19:09 (IST)26 JAN 2017

Dahiya kept things competitive till 2-3 in the second game.

19:06 (IST)26 JAN 2017

Lalita tried her best to stall Sindhu's momentum and was able to take only three more points after that. PV Sindhu wraps up the first game, 21-7.

19:03 (IST)26 JAN 2017

It is a big 18-4 lead for Sindhu now. 

19:03 (IST)26 JAN 2017

Post-break, the 19-year-old took a couple of points but could not prevent the Rio medallist from running away with the game. 

19:02 (IST)26 JAN 2017

At the interval, the top seed leads 11-2.

19:02 (IST)26 JAN 2017

She has cruised to a huge 9-2 lead to take away the game from the youngster.

19:01 (IST)26 JAN 2017

But after that, it has been all Sindhu. 

19:01 (IST)26 JAN 2017

Lalita takes the first point of the match

19:01 (IST)26 JAN 2017

Good evening and welcome to the Sportskeeda liveblog of the Syed Modi International second round. Top seed PV Sindhu takes on rising star Lalita Dahiya and is expected to win comfortably.
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