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World Badminton Championships 2017: Saina Nehwal vs Kirsty Gilmour Live Score and updates: Nehwal wins 21-19, 18-21, 21-15

Saina Nehwal wins 21-19, 18-21, 21-15
Updated: 26 August 2017 01:14 IST - Published: 25 August 2017 23:46 IST
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That wraps up our liveblog for the day.

Let us hope tomorrow we have more good news when PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal play their respective semi-finals.

Till then stay tuned to Sportskeeda for all the latest updates from the 2017 World Championships.

Goodnight!
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Kudos to the two ladies who are keeping the Indian Tricolour flying in Glasgow!

And with the two of them being in opposite halves, we MIGHT JUST HAVE AN ALL-INDIAN FINAL!!!!
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This is the first time India has got TWO MEDALS FROM A SINGLE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS!

What a day for Indian badminton!
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And with that, Saina Nehwal assures herself of her SECOND MEDAL FROM THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS to add to the silver she got from 2015.
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Final score: Saina Nehwal wins 21-19, 18-21, 21-15
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This time she finds the net! Saina gets it, 21-15
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Another one from Gilmour lands on the baseline.... 15-20
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Saina 20-14
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Wow! Gilmour's defence still strong!
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What a return from Saina! Match points at 20-13
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The initial burst of speed and power is hardly there in this game
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Long from Gilmour....12-19
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Saina hit back at Kirsty and she sends it out....Saina up 18-12
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Wow! That was some smash into the corner from the Scot.... 11-17
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The Scot is feeling the pressure....lagging behind 10-17
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Touch of genius from Gilmour with a wonderful slice....10-16
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Gilmour pretty dejected....9-16
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15-9 for Saina
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It is 14-8 for Nehwal
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Gilmour is looking tired and the drift going against her
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Nehwal lunges forward to lift on the backhand wing of Gilmour and the Scot makes error.....12-7
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Saina's time to stumble at the net.. Still ahead 11-7
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A rejuvenated Kirsty comes back to.produce a jump smash.....6-11
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Loud chants of "India, India" going on at the stadium
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After a great rally, Gilmour finally finds the net to hand over an 11-5 advantage to Nehwal.
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And Saina advances to 10-4
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Steadily the 2015 runner-up is progressing now....9-4
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The 12th seed ahead at 8-4
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It's still a FOUR-POINT GAP......Saina up 7-3
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Saina needs to keep distance away from the Scot for she has a good habit of coming back
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6-2 now
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Has she finally managed to take the wind out of Gilmour's sails?
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And 5-0
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Wow, this is cruise control from Nehwal....4-0
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THIRD GAME

Nehwal builds a quick 2-0 lead
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Who will come through in this highly entertaining battle?

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Gilmour keeps on sending the shuttle back directly at Saina and is paid rich dividends.... She takes the 2nd game, 21-18
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And the Scot makes an  error... 20-18
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Great net shot from Saina....Kirsty falters....Gilmour ahead 20-17
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Game points galore from Kirsty...20-16
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Gilmour's backhand goes off.....19-16
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19-15 now
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Gilmour is serving a concoction of attack and defence!
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Saina is rushing and it is not working... 14-19
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Gilmour cruising at 17-13
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15-11 lead for the Scot...again hard work needed for the Indian to come back
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Gilmour still making it look easy...14-11 now.
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Meanwhile, the tournament lost its two-time defending champion as Nozomi Okuhara sent Carolina Marin packing, 21-18 14-21 21-15