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World Badminton Championships 2017: Saina Nehwal vs Sabrina Jaquet, Live Score and updates: Nehwal wins 21-11, 21-12

Nehwal wins 21-11, 21-12
Updated: 23 August 2017 16:24 IST - Published: 23 August 2017 15:54 IST
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That wraps up this blog.

Later in the day, the men's singles India No. 1 Srikanth Kidambi will be in action as he seeks a pre-quarter-final berth. Follow his match live here:

It is scheduled to start around 5.30pm IST.

Stay tuned to Sportskeeda for all the latest updates from the BWF World Championships 2017.
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The 12th seed next faces the winner of the second round contest between India's very own Tanvi Lad and the second seed Sung Ji Hyun.
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It was a comfortable opening round for Nehwal....the best possible start she could ask for.

This breezy win should stand her in good stead especially because she has threats very early in her draw.
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FINAL SCORE: Saina Nehwals wins, 21-11, 21-12
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Saina wins it, 21-12
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Jaquet saves one...12-20
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And the Indian has MATCH POINTS.......NINE OF THEM!....20-11
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Saina jumps to 18-11 now...just three more points needed!
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16-10 for the Indian
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15-9..the pace of the match has considerably slowed down now.
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Just a few points away from advancing to the third round.

Saina has looked thoroughly in control of this match. 
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Nehwal inches ahead to 14-9 now
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12-9 now for Saina
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12-8 for the Indian post-break.
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Saina takes two quick points to lead 11-7 at the interval.
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9-7 for the Indian now....it continues to be tight 
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The Swiss continues to persist...6-8
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Jaquet is once again not letting Saina play her smooth game...she is trailing the Indian 5-7.
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Jaquet pegged her back to just a two-point lead but Saina seizes control again as she goes up to 6-3.
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But this is where the World No. 16 has started to accelerate as she bags 3 points on the trot and inches ahead to 5-2.
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This game looks competitive in the initial stages...2-2
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SECOND GAME

Jaquet takes the first point....1-0
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21-11...first game goes to Saina Nehwal.
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And Saina has reached game points...she has NINE of them at 20-11.
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19-10 now....2 points away from the first game