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

PV Sindhu beats Lalita Dahiya, 21-7, 21-12.
Updated: 26 January 2017 19:24 IST - Published: 26 January 2017 18:59 IST
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That wraps up our live coverage of the Syed Modi International for the day. Do join us tomorrow for the quarter-finals. Goodbye!
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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.
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Sindhu will next face Indian qualifier Vaidehi Choudhari for a place in the semi-finals.
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Sindhu enters the quarter-finals!!!!!!!!
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PV Sindhu WINS, 21-7, 21-12
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And she has reached match points at 20-12.
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Sindhu has once more wrested back control and is now up 17-10
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She has now closed the gap to 9-14.
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Dahiya has suddenly found some firepower to take 3 points on the trot.
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There's no stopping Sindhu. She is now up 13-5.
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At half-time, the top seed has surged to an 11-4 lead.
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In a mirror image of the first game, it has been another Sindhu show since then, who has raced to a 9-2 advantage.
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Dahiya kept things competitive till 2-3 in the second game.
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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.
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It is a big 18-4 lead for Sindhu now. 
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Post-break, the 19-year-old took a couple of points but could not prevent the Rio medallist from running away with the game. 
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At the interval, the top seed leads 11-2.
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She has cruised to a huge 9-2 lead to take away the game from the youngster.
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But after that, it has been all Sindhu. 
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Lalita takes the first point of the match
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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.