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Thailand Open 2018, Women's Singles, Quarterfinal: PV Sindhu vs Soniia Cheah, Live Match Updates

Final Score: Sindhu beats Cheah; 21-17, 21-13.
Updated: 13 July 2018 16:23 IST - Published: 13 July 2018 14:18 IST
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Sindhu ends the game and the match with a stunning smash! The Indian shuttler absolutely ran away with it in the second game! 

Final Score: Sindhu beats Cheah; 21-17, 21-13. 

Sindhu through to the Semifinal. 
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Can Cheah go on a magnificient run of her own? She has got three points straight. 20-13.
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Finally Sindhu hits the shuttle out of bounds. 20-11. This point also ends her nine point streak. 
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Game point, Sindhu! 

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Cheah has absolutely no answer to her continued struggles. 19-10. 
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A stunning flurry of points by Sindhu in the last minute which sees her gain an Eight point advantage! 18-10! 
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Make it six straight points! 17-10. 
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Sindhu with her fifth straight point! 16-10. 
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What a smash! Sindhu starting to put on a show! 15-10. 
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Yet another unforced error from Cheah! 14-10. 
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A big smash by Sindhu and Cheah has no response! 13-10. 
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Play resumes with Sindhu maintaining her two point lead. 12-10. 
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Sindhu reaches eleven points and we have the mid-game break. 11-9. 
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Cheah levels the game! 8-8. 
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Sindhu's challenge fails as Cheah gets close to levelling 7-6. 
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7-5, Sindhu leads!
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Sindhu 7-3 Cheah
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Cheah with two consecutive errors two gift Sindhu two more points. 6-2. 
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Cheah tries to cheekily lob the shuttle over Sindhu but it ends up going out of bounds. 4-2 
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3-1 the score now. 
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Sindhu working her opponent early on. She is looking extremely confident now. 2-0. 
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Game 2 coming up! 
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A brilliant smash to end the game! Sindhu stages a decent recovery before winning the first game! 

Final score: Sindhu 21-17 Cheah.
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Game point, Sindhu! 
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Cheah with a lot of unforced errors in the past few minutes. Yet another one gifts Sindhu another point. 19-16.
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Amazing! A stunning rally between the two players. Sindhu and Cheah cover the entirety of the court before Sindhu hits the net. 18-16. 
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Cheah hits the net to give Sindhu a three point lead. 18-15. 
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Both the players hit the shuttle out of the court for a point each. The difference remains the same. 17-15.
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Challenge by Sindhu. She is claiming that the shuttle went out. It is out by a centimeter! Sindhu wins the challenge and retains her two point lead. 16-14.
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Brilliant smash by Cheah but Sindhu responds. However, the Indian has no answer to her next one. 15-14. 
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Sindhu plays an exquisite drop shot to go into the lead finally. Cheah then gifts her opponent a second straight point after hitting the net. 15-13.
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Sindhu levels the match! 12-12!
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Sindhu trying to get back into the game. 10-12. 
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Sindhu 8-12 Cheah
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Cheah has stunned Sindhu in this first game by racing into a four point lead! She reaches eleven points and we have a short break. 7-11.
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Cheah with some brilliant badminton here to first level with Sindhu and then go into the lead. 7-9. 
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The Malaysian shuttler has turned the tables around and gone into the lead! 6-8!
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Cheah levels the game early on. Even though she is unseeded, Cheah has beaten Sindhu once previously. 6-6. 
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Sindhu 6-4 Cheah
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Sindhu tries to get an upper hand early on. She races into a lead for the first time. 5-3. 
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Both the players showing good intent early on with some great shots. 3-3. 
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Cheah goes right back in with a winner. 1-1. 
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Sindhu with the first points of the match. 
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Game 1 is underway!
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Both the players have met before twice and have won a game each!
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The previous match is over. Sindhu vs Cheah will begin shorty!
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Hello and Welcome to Sportskeeda's LIVE coverage of the Thailand Open 2018. Next up in Women's singles is: PV Sindhu vs Soniia Cheah
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PV Sindhu will go up against Soniia Cheah of Malaysia in the 2018 Thailand Open quarterfinal today, July 13. 

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 got her campaign off to a solid start by beating Linda Zetchiri. Sindhu then went on to beat Yip Pui Yin in the second round. 

So far the Indian shuttler hasn't dropped a game and will look to continue her fine form as she faces Cheah in the quarterfinal.