World Badminton Championships 2017: Srikanth Kidambi vs Lucas Corvee, Live Score and updates: Srikanth wins 21-9, 21-17

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedAug 23, 2017 19:18 IST

Srikanth wins 21-9, 21-17


19:18 (IST)23 AUG 2017

And with that, we wrap up our liveblog for today. Do join us tomorrow for the Round 3 matches.

Stay tuned to Sportskeeda for all the latest updates from the 2017 World Championships.


19:10 (IST)23 AUG 2017

Srikanth next faces the 14th seeded Anders Antonsen of Denmark for a place in the quarter-finals. That match will be on Thursday.

19:06 (IST)23 AUG 2017

How efficiently Srikanth was able to turn his attack into defence in this match was what stood out. This definitely gave promising signs for the rest of his campaign.

18:57 (IST)23 AUG 2017

FINAL SCORE: Srikanth wins 21-9, 21-17

18:56 (IST)23 AUG 2017

The lift goes wide from the Frenchman and Srikanth WINS!!!!!

18:55 (IST)23 AUG 2017

One error from Sri..20-17

18:54 (IST)23 AUG 2017


18:54 (IST)23 AUG 2017

Sri drives the shuttle into the midcourt back at the pays off....19-16

18:53 (IST)23 AUG 2017

EXCELLENT PLAY BY SRIKANTH!!!!! Straight down-the-line winner by the Indian after scrambling back....18-15 now

18:52 (IST)23 AUG 2017

Corvee undoes his great work by missing at the net...Sri goes up to 16-15

18:51 (IST)23 AUG 2017

And it is 15-15 Wow!!

18:51 (IST)23 AUG 2017

His persistence at the net is proving costly for Sri...Corvee has come back to 14-15

18:50 (IST)23 AUG 2017

Egged on by his coaches, Corvee is showing some amazing attacking badminton....12-15

18:49 (IST)23 AUG 2017

Sri fumbles at the net...15-10

18:48 (IST)23 AUG 2017

15-9 currently

18:48 (IST)23 AUG 2017

Sri targeted the line and just missed it...he is up 15-8

18:47 (IST)23 AUG 2017

Very sloppy game from Corvee on resumption... he trails 7-13

18:45 (IST)23 AUG 2017

It is 11-7 for the Indian at the interval

18:45 (IST)23 AUG 2017

What a flick from the Indian..just effortlessly changed direction of the shuttle...10-7

18:44 (IST)23 AUG 2017

But the unfazed Frenchman continues to try and is getting rewarded...his attack on the forecourt has taken him to 7-9

18:43 (IST)23 AUG 2017

Srikanth's footwork and defence have been incredible...8-4

18:42 (IST)23 AUG 2017

This is where Sri has started to assert himself...up now 7-3

18:41 (IST)23 AUG 2017

4-3 lead for the Indian now...this looks pretty competitive as of now

18:40 (IST)23 AUG 2017

But Corvee's good efforts are getting neutralized by his errors....2-2 it is

18:39 (IST)23 AUG 2017

This time a big smash from the Indian..1-1

18:39 (IST)23 AUG 2017


Long rally and Sri mistimes his smash...0-1

18:38 (IST)23 AUG 2017

Corvee's coach is advising him to bring out his aggression and attack the forecourt...will that make any difference?

18:36 (IST)23 AUG 2017

And Sri needed only one of them to wrap up the opening game 21-9

18:36 (IST)23 AUG 2017


18:35 (IST)23 AUG 2017

But the Frenchman seems to have run out of contrast, Sri is still jumping with is 19-9 for the Indian

18:35 (IST)23 AUG 2017

Corvee is trying to disrupt Sri's rhythm with some great spinning net shots...he trails 9-16

18:33 (IST)23 AUG 2017

It is 16-8 for the Indian as the Frenchman is trying his best to snatch a few points now

18:31 (IST)23 AUG 2017

Post-break, Srikanth is unstoppable....takes 3 points on the trot to soar to 14-6

18:29 (IST)23 AUG 2017

It is 11-6 for the Indian at the mid-game interval

18:29 (IST)23 AUG 2017

And the Indian quickly builds on it to go up to 10-6....looks more comfortable now

18:28 (IST)23 AUG 2017

Srikanth slams shut his chances and surges to 7-6

18:27 (IST)23 AUG 2017

Corvee looks quite determined to make a match out of this...he leads 6-5

18:25 (IST)23 AUG 2017

It is a tight affair now.....both are locked at 5-5

18:24 (IST)23 AUG 2017

The Indian is up 3-2.

18:23 (IST)23 AUG 2017

Sri takes two points on trot to lead 2-1

18:22 (IST)23 AUG 2017

And we are under way!

First point to Corvee....1-0

18:21 (IST)23 AUG 2017

Good evening and welcome to the Sportskeeda liveblog of Srikanth Kidambi's second round match. Sri had a thunderous start to his campaig on Monday and annihilated Sergey Sirant, 21-13, 21-12.

He should be looking to repeat that great performance today as well.

14:39 (IST)23 AUG 2017

Title contender Srikanth Kidambi will look to enter the business end of the men's singles draw of the BWF World Championships 2017 and will have to get past the challenge from Lucas Corvee, who is ranked number 63 in the world. The two have met before at the Swiss Open two years ago, with the Indian coming up trumps 21-18 21-10. The match is the fourth in the order of play, with the first starting at the 3.30 PM IST.

Sai Praneeth, Ajay Jayaram and Sameer Verma will be in action as well throughout the day. In the women's singles draw, three shuttlers will be in action - Rituparna Das, Tanvi Lad and Saina Nehwal. 

The pairing of Ashwini Ponnappa and Sikki Reddy will face Danish duo Kamilly Rytter Juhl and Christinna Pedersen, who are the second seeds and in another match, Sanjana Santosh and Arathi Sunil will be up against Bao Yixin and Yu Xiaohan of China.
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