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

Final Score: Sindhu beat Zetchiri; 21-8, 21-15.
Updated: 11 July 2018 15:20 IST - Published: 11 July 2018 13:12 IST
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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. 
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Game point, Sindhu. 
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Victory in the sights for Sindhu. 17-11. 
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Zetchiri trying to get back into the game but Sindhu id proving to be too much for her. 16-10. 
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Six points the lead. 14-8, Sindhu leads. 
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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. 
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Once again, Sindhu is the one who reaches eleven points and we have a mid game break. 
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Zetchiri providing Sindhu with far more competition than in the previous game. 6-6. 
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Sindhu 5-5 Zetchiri
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Sindhu once again gaining the upper hand. 5-3. 
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Zetchiri levels the game early on. 2-2. 
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Sindhu 2-0 Zetchiri
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Game 2 begins!
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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. 
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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. 

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Game point, Sindhu. 
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Sindhu edging closer towards victory in Game 1. 18-8. 
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Sindhu extends the lead to eight points. 16-8. The Indian has been lethal in this first game. 
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Sindhu 13-7 Zetchiri
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Six points the lead, as play resumes. 12-6. 

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The Indian has dominated the Game early on with Zetchiri having no reply to her smashes. Sindhu leads 11-5. 
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Sindhu reaches eleven points and we have a mid-game break. 
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Sindhu 7-3 Zetchiri
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2-6, Sindhu dominating Zetchiri early on as she has hit some good winners. 
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Sindhu is among the favorites to win this competition and has started the game in such a manner. 4-0 to the Indian. 
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PV Sindhu takes the first points of this game. 2-0. 
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Game 1 begins!
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Hello all, the players have warmed up and the match is underway!
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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.