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World Badminton Championships 2017: Srikanth Kidambi vs Anders Antonsen, Live Score and Updates: Srikanth wins 21-14, 21-18

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedAug 24, 2017 18:32 IST

Srikanth wins 21-14, 21-18

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18:32 (IST)24 AUG 2017

We'll soon find that out.

For now, let's keep an eye on the other Indian title contenders who are in action today.

PV Sindhu will take the court in a few minutes. Follow her match live here:

18:31 (IST)24 AUG 2017

Srikanth is looking really sharp throughout this World Championships. Can he go all the way? He might have to face the World No. 1 Son Wan Ho again whom he beat at the Indonesia Open and the Australian Open en route to the titles.

18:20 (IST)24 AUG 2017

Srikanth is into the quarter-finals of the World Championships!!!!!!

18:20 (IST)24 AUG 2017

FINAL SCORE: Srikanth Kidambi wins, 21-14, 21-18

18:20 (IST)24 AUG 2017

But this time Sri stops him....21-18 it is!!!!!!

18:19 (IST)24 AUG 2017

And he saves the third one as well.....trailing 18-20 now

18:18 (IST)24 AUG 2017

And the Danes saves yet another match point....some last-minute drama?

18:18 (IST)24 AUG 2017

Antonsen saves one....16-20

18:17 (IST)24 AUG 2017

FIVE MATCH POINTS FOR SRIKANTH

20-15

18:17 (IST)24 AUG 2017

The Dane has closed the gap to four points now...15-19

18:16 (IST)24 AUG 2017

19-14...now in sniffing distance of victory!!!!

18:15 (IST)24 AUG 2017

The Dane is still making an effort to keep the scoreboard ticking....14-18

18:14 (IST)24 AUG 2017

18-13

18:14 (IST)24 AUG 2017

18-12..Sri just THREE points away from the quarter-final

18:13 (IST)24 AUG 2017

17-12 now

18:12 (IST)24 AUG 2017

And he keeps adding points....16-11 for Sri

18:12 (IST)24 AUG 2017

15-11 now for the Indian

18:11 (IST)24 AUG 2017

Still too early to say anything for the very next point goes to Antonsen...10-14

18:10 (IST)24 AUG 2017

Looks like he has managed to puncture the young Dane's confidence and has seized control.

18:09 (IST)24 AUG 2017

Sri is asserting himself again...14-9

18:08 (IST)24 AUG 2017

it is 12-9 for the Indian...three points gap continues!

18:07 (IST)24 AUG 2017

wow..it's all going the Dane's way now....trails 8-11

18:05 (IST)24 AUG 2017

And two more...7-11

18:05 (IST)24 AUG 2017

The Dane gets two points on the trot..5-11

18:03 (IST)24 AUG 2017

11-3 for Srikanth at the interval

18:03 (IST)24 AUG 2017

And 10-3 for the Indian....has the 20-year-old Antonsen run out of steam?

18:02 (IST)24 AUG 2017

More power, more punch in his shots...Sri is just RELENTLESS....goes up to 8-3

18:02 (IST)24 AUG 2017

7-3 for the Indian now

18:01 (IST)24 AUG 2017

The Indian forces another error from Antonsen...6-2

18:00 (IST)24 AUG 2017

Sri misses the line...and a point goes to the Dane...5-2 for the Indian now

17:59 (IST)24 AUG 2017

It is 4-1 for Sri as he adds two more points

17:58 (IST)24 AUG 2017

Impressive drop from the Dane from a height....he trails 1-2

17:58 (IST)24 AUG 2017

And 2-0 for the Indian

17:57 (IST)24 AUG 2017

WHAT A SMASH FROM SRI TO START GAME 2

1-0 for the Indian

17:55 (IST)24 AUG 2017

Sri takes the first game 21-14

17:55 (IST)24 AUG 2017

Great rally and Sri fumbles....20-14

17:54 (IST)24 AUG 2017

Antonsen SAVES one...13-20

17:54 (IST)24 AUG 2017

EIGHT GAME POINTS now....at 20-12

17:53 (IST)24 AUG 2017

And 19-12 now for Sri

17:53 (IST)24 AUG 2017

One rare error from the in-form Indian as his shuttle sails long....18-12

17:52 (IST)24 AUG 2017

Looks like he has weathered the storm and got into his groove?

17:52 (IST)24 AUG 2017

It is 17-11 now for the Indian

17:52 (IST)24 AUG 2017

Srikanth is now bringing some surprise element at the net....with his great deception, the Indian inches ahead to 15-11

17:51 (IST)24 AUG 2017

And now a TWO-POINT gap as the Dane has come back to 11-13

17:49 (IST)24 AUG 2017

But Sri needs to be careful here....Antonsen is again making his way back....now trails 10-13

17:49 (IST)24 AUG 2017

It is 13-9 for the Indian now

17:47 (IST)24 AUG 2017

Srikanth halts the comeback to go up to 12-8

17:47 (IST)24 AUG 2017

And yet another goes Antonsen's way...8-11

17:46 (IST)24 AUG 2017

A long rally goes to Antonsen.....he trails 7-11

17:44 (IST)24 AUG 2017

It is 11-6 for the Indian at half-time
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