Thailand Open 2018, Women's Singles, 1st Round: PV Sindhu vs Linda Zetchiri, Live Match Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJul 11, 2018 15:20 IST

Final Score: Sindhu beat Zetchiri; 21-8, 21-15.


15:20 (IST)11 JUL 2018

Thank you for joining us! Hope to see you soon. 

15:19 (IST)11 JUL 2018

Sindhu dismantles her opponent in under half an hour to move on to the second round. The Indian is one of the favorites to win the competition and has played like it today. 

Final Score: Sindhu beat Zetchiri; 21-8, 21-15. 

15:18 (IST)11 JUL 2018

Game point, Sindhu. 

15:16 (IST)11 JUL 2018

Victory in the sights for Sindhu. 17-11. 

15:15 (IST)11 JUL 2018

Zetchiri trying to get back into the game but Sindhu id proving to be too much for her. 16-10. 

15:13 (IST)11 JUL 2018

Six points the lead. 14-8, Sindhu leads. 

15:13 (IST)11 JUL 2018

Play resumes with Zetchiri getting a point. 11-7. The Bulgarian hasn't had the best of luck today but is looking to turn the game around. 

15:11 (IST)11 JUL 2018

Once again, Sindhu is the one who reaches eleven points and we have a mid game break. 

15:10 (IST)11 JUL 2018

Zetchiri providing Sindhu with far more competition than in the previous game. 6-6. 

15:08 (IST)11 JUL 2018

Sindhu 5-5 Zetchiri

15:08 (IST)11 JUL 2018

Sindhu once again gaining the upper hand. 5-3. 

15:06 (IST)11 JUL 2018

Zetchiri levels the game early on. 2-2. 

15:06 (IST)11 JUL 2018

Sindhu 2-0 Zetchiri

15:06 (IST)11 JUL 2018

Game 2 begins!

15:06 (IST)11 JUL 2018

Sindhu has faced her Bulgarian opposition once and had beaten her on that occasion. The Indian will look to finish off her opponent in the next game to move on to the next round. 

15:03 (IST)11 JUL 2018

Sindhu stunning in the first game as she finishes off her opponent in just 10 minutes! 

Final Score of Game 1: Sindhu beat Zetchiri; 21-8. 

15:02 (IST)11 JUL 2018

Game point, Sindhu. 

15:02 (IST)11 JUL 2018

Sindhu edging closer towards victory in Game 1. 18-8. 

15:02 (IST)11 JUL 2018

Sindhu extends the lead to eight points. 16-8. The Indian has been lethal in this first game. 

15:01 (IST)11 JUL 2018

Sindhu 13-7 Zetchiri

15:00 (IST)11 JUL 2018

Six points the lead, as play resumes. 12-6. 

14:58 (IST)11 JUL 2018

The Indian has dominated the Game early on with Zetchiri having no reply to her smashes. Sindhu leads 11-5. 

14:57 (IST)11 JUL 2018

Sindhu reaches eleven points and we have a mid-game break. 

14:55 (IST)11 JUL 2018

Sindhu 7-3 Zetchiri

14:55 (IST)11 JUL 2018

2-6, Sindhu dominating Zetchiri early on as she has hit some good winners. 

14:54 (IST)11 JUL 2018

Sindhu is among the favorites to win this competition and has started the game in such a manner. 4-0 to the Indian. 

14:53 (IST)11 JUL 2018

PV Sindhu takes the first points of this game. 2-0. 

14:53 (IST)11 JUL 2018

Game 1 begins!

14:52 (IST)11 JUL 2018

Hello all, the players have warmed up and the match is underway!

13:13 (IST)11 JUL 2018

PV Sindhu will go up against Linda Zetchiri of Bulgaria in the 2018 Thailand Open today, July 11. 

The Indian is the second seed for the tournament and is amongst the favorites to win the Thailand Open. 

The Thailand Open is the thirteenth tournament of the 2018 BWF Tour and will take place in Nimibutr Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand. The winner of this tournament will be awarded nine thousand and two hundred points, while the runners-up will get seven thousand eight hundred points. The winner will also bag the cash prize of thirteen thousand and three hundred dollars. 

Sindhu has been drawn in the Bottom half and will be one of the favorites to win the tournament. She will look to get her campaign off to a solid start by beating Linda Zetchiri. If she does manage to advance from this position, Sindhu will face either Yip Pui Yin or Lee Chia-Hsin in the second round.  
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