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Thailand Masters: Aditya Joshi vs Kantaphon Wangcharoen Quarter-finals Live Commentary and Match Updates

Live coverage of the Thailand Masters Grand Prix Gold quarter-finals.
Updated: 10 February 2017 14:44 IST - Published: 10 February 2017 14:01 IST
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That wraps up our liveblog of the Thailand Masters. Hope you enjoyed it. Goodbye.
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Joshi might have lost today but it is still a commendable effort from the youngster considering he is just 20. He is definitely one to watch out for.
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It is a 21-12, 21-11 win for Kantaphon Wangcharoen.
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Kantaphon finishes with a smash that Aditya fails to return.
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And Kantaphon has reached match points at 20-11.
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It is 17-8 now for the local shuttler. Can Joshi find some magic here?
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Aditya needs some quick injection of pace and also has to cut down on his errors. He is down 7-15.
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It is a 12-6 lead now.
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The Thai is up 11-4 at the break.
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Aditya is putting up a great effort but continues to miss the lines and corners by a whisker. It is 10-4 for the Thai.
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Aditya just misses the corner and it is 7-3 for his opponent.
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Joshi now trails 3-6.
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The Thai makes error and Aditya gets another point for 2-5.
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Excellent defence from both but the point goes to the Thai for 4-1.
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Aditya fumbles while attempting a smash and it is 3-1 for the Thai.
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Game 2

The second game has started and the initial stages are competitive. It is currently 2-1 to the Thai.
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Wangcharoen bags the opening game, 21-12.
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Two quick points go to the Thai and he leads 18-12.
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Aditya is injecting more pace and power into his game now, currently trails 12-16
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Aditya now takes 2 quick points to reduce the deficit to 11-15.
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It is a long rally and the point goes to the Thai, who goes up 15-9
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And the talented youngster has woken up! He has reduced the gap to just five points at 9-14.
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Aditya has taken three points after the break and is now trailing 6-14.
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It is the Thai who is cruising at 11-3 at half-time.
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Aditya is certainly feeling the effects of his exploits here and is trailing 3-9 now.