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World Badminton Championships 2017: PV Sindhu vs Cheung Ngan Yi, Live Score and Updates: Sindhu wins 19-21, 23-21, 21-17

Sindhu wins, 19-21, 23-21, 21-17
Updated: 24 August 2017 20:39 IST - Published: 24 August 2017 19:06 IST
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The 2015 runner-up Saina Nehwal will be in action soon. Her match is scheduled to begin around 9.30pm IST approx.

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Sindhu will next face the fifth seed Sun Yu for a place in the semi-finals.

It will be another tough task.
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It took the two-time World Championships bronze medallist 1 hour 27 minutes to grind out the win!
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But this survival will definitely stand her in good stead for it will get only steeper from here!
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WHAT A MATCH AND WHAT A COMEBACK FROM SINDHU THAT WAS!!!!!
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The World No. 4 was TWO POINTS away from defeat

But she SURVIVED!

It was indeed the survival of the fittest!
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Final score: Sindhu wins, 19-21, 23-21, 21-17
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AND SINDHU WINS!!!!!!!


21-17
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Will she come back again?
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Cheung SAVES A SECOND MATCH POINT!!!!!

17-20
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Cheung SAVES ONE MATCH POINT

16-20
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FIVE MATCH POINTS FOR SINDHU

20-15
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It is 19-15 for Sindhu
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18-15 now

three-point lead for the Indian
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Sindhu is in no mood to give her space anymore.

Slams shut her chances for a 17-14 lead
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16-14 for the Rio medallist
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And for the umpteenth time, Cheung is coming back...now trails 14-15
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15-13 for the Indian
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15-12 now

can she hold on to this now?
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And another for a 14-12 lead
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Sindhu had been way too erratic in the last few points but now she takes one to go up 13-12
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12-12
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12-11

just ONE-POINT lead for Sindhu
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It's getting tight AGAIN!!

Sindhu now leads 12-10
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12-8 for Sindhu now
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8-11

suddenly there's been a shift in momentum
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Cheung trails 7-11
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Cheung gets two points to make it 6-11
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11-5
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11-4 for the Indian heading into the interval
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10-4 for Sindhu
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Cheung too must have been utterly dejected at having lost such a grand opportunity.
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9-4 now
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Is the worst over for the Indian?

Has she FINALLY found her strides?
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The fourth seed is up 8-3 now
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But the Indian cannot afford to relax..there's still a long way to go!

Cheung gets 2 points to make it 3-5
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And it is cruise control for the Indian now....5-1
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Sindhu makes her intentions clear and jumps out to 3-1
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And now we are back for the decider!

Will it be this thrilling or will it be bereft of any drama?
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Did you guys catch your breath?

What a thrilling contest this has been!
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AND SINDHU FINALLY CONVERTS!!!!!


23-21
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GAME POINT NO. 5 FOR THE INDIAN

22-21
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It is SAVED yet again

21-21
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Sindhu gets a game point again!!!!!

21-20
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Cheung saves ALL THREE GAME POINTS!!!!

20-20
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Cheung is breathing down Sindhu's neck now..

19-20
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And Cheung saves one

18-20
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THREE GAME POINTS FOR SINDHU

20-17
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And Sindhu makes it 19-17
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18-17 for the Indian
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But Cheung's tenacity and determination have been unbelievable!

17-17