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Syed Modi International: PV Sindhu vs Gregoria Mariska Final Live Commentary and Match Updates

Live coverage of the 2017 Syed Modi International women's singles final.
Updated: 29 January 2017 18:20 IST - Published: 29 January 2017 15:54 IST
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Sindhu WINS 21-13, 21-14
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Mariska takes a point to reduce the gap to 14-20.
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She has reached match points now at 20-13.
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Sindhu is inching towards victory now. It is 15-7 now.
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At the half-time, Sindhu is up 11-5.
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The top is now at a 10-5 advantage.
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Game 2

In the second game, PV Sindhu is already up, 6-3.
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It is 21-13 to Sindhu now.
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Sindhu has now accelerated to 19-12. Can she close this out now?
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She is now up, 12-5.
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The top seed is now cruising and is up 10-4.
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Top seed PV Sindhu has now taken the court against the unseeded Indonesian Gregoria Mariska and is up 4-1.
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Ladies and gentlemen, Sameer Verma is the men's singles champion at the 2017 Syed Modi International.
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Sameer Verma WINS, 21-19, 21-16.
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Sai has saved 2 match points to reduce the deficit to 16-20.
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Sameer has rocketed to match points now. Up 20-14.
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It is pretty close now, 15-14 to Sameer.
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And Sai is not giving up yet. He too takes the next 2 points to make it 13-13.
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Sameer is totally in control of this now. Verma up 13-11.
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And it is 11-11.
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Sameer is thoroughly dominating the proceedings after the break. He has taken 5 points in a row to close in on 10-11.
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It is 11-5 for Sai at half-time.
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Sai has now accelerated to 9-5.
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Sameer takes another point to reduce the gap to 5-6.
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Sameer once again trying to prevent Sai from running away., It is currently 6-4 for Sai.
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Just like the first game, Sai has once again leaped to 5-2.
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Game 2

Sai has a mini lead of 2-1 in the initial stages.
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Wow! What a turnaround that was!!!!!!
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And Sameer takes the first game, 21-19! 
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And he now even has a game point!!!
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And Sameer makes a huge comeback to level things at 19-19.
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And it is 19-16.
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Exceptional defence from both and it is Sai, who takes a crucial point to have an 18-16 advantage.
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And he takes yet another! It is 17-16 now
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And the eighth seed takes another point. It is 17-15 for Sai.
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The 3-point gap still remains. A confident Sai up 17-14.
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And he is fighting back now! Sameer takes 3 points to make it 13-16.
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It is 15-10 for Sai now.
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Can the Hong Kong Open runner-up make a comeback?
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The ninth seed is now cruising at 14-6.
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It has been such a smooth game from Sai so far. He leads 11-5 at the mid-game interval.
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The ninth seed seems to have picked up from where he left yesterday when he upset Srikanth.
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Sai is now up, 7-3.
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Sameer is finally on the board at 1-4.
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And it is a blazing start for Sai, who is up 4-0.
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Good afternoon and welcome to the Sportskeeda liveblog of the 2017 Syed Modi International men's singles final. In an all-Indian summit clash, the eighth seed Sameer Verma faces the ninth seed B Sai Praneeth. Both of them have been giant-killers at this tournament. While Sameer shocked the second seed Hans-Kristian Vittinghus, Sai ousted the third seed and defending champion Kidambi Srikanth.