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Uber Cup 2018, Group A: India vs Japan, Live Updates

Japan def India 5-0; (Nehwal squandered 4 match points in loss to Yamaguchi)
Updated: 23 May 2018 16:25 IST - Published: 23 May 2018 11:39 IST
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Irrespective of the final result, this Uber Cup outing will surely benefit India's upcoming generation. Hope they take the positives from their experiences and improve themselves in an attempt to reach greater heights.
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Japan complete a 5-0 whitewash over India and send India out of Uber Cup.

They came, they saw, they conquered. The result was expected, although Saina was very, very close to making it one point for India. She had FOUR MATCH POINTS but could not manage to close it out vs Yamaguchi.
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The Japanese closes it out!

21-12, 21-7 in 26 minutes
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Takahashi has got 14 match points.

20-6
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Seems the teenager has run of options now

17-6
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It's too easy for Takahashi now as she adds four straight points post-interval.

15-6
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Takahashi is up 11-5 at the time of the mid-game break.
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It's 9-5 to the Japanese now
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They continue to be evenly poised.

3-3
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It's 1-1 in Game 2
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Takahashi takes the first game 21-12
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It's all Takahashi now as she takes the next three points.

18-9
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And 15-9

The points are short, fast and aggressive now
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It's 13-8 for Takahashi now after Prabhudesai takes one point after the break.
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But Takahashi accelerates from there and quickly goes up to 11-7 heading to the mid-game interval.
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The Indian teenager has now fought back to trail by just one point.

7-8
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It's 7-4 for the Japanese shuttler
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And it has been all levelled!

3-3
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In the final rubber of the tie, Sayaka Takahashi is up 3-1 over Anura Prabhudesai
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Japan now up 4-0
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And the Japanese pair wraps it up!

21-18, 21-17 in 30 minutes
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The Indians have really done well in the second game
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Match points for the Japanese after a stiff resistance from the Indians!

20-17
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The Indians are still trying their best to prevent the Japanese from running away to the finish line.

Indians trail 14-18
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