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World Badminton Championships 2018, Women's Singles Round 3: PV Sindhu vs Sung Ji Hyun, Live Match Updates

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Updated: 02 August 2018 18:16 IST - Published: 02 August 2018 16:15 IST
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Sindhu looked the better player on court as she continued her flamboyant form in the BWF world championships to book a berth in the quarters against Japan's  Nozomi Okuhara
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It's done and dusted as PV Sindhu wraps up the game at 21-18
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Hyun saves a match point. 
Score: 20-18
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Game and Match point for P.V Sindhu. Score: 20-17
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Sindhu edge closer to match point as the Korean seed nine tries to maintain her composure. 
Score: 19-17
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It's building up the be an interesting battle with the scoreline reading 18-16 in Sindhu's favour
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Sindhu on the driver's seat, steering clear 3 points of the Korean. Score: 17-14
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Hyun pulls one back in a desperate attempt to save the match. Score: 16-14
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No stopping Sindhu as she looks confident of sealing the match after garnering a three point lead at the decisive moment.
Score: 16-13
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Sindhu in lead for the first time in the game as she looks to capitalize on it. Score: 14-13
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The Indian world no 3 on a comeback roll. Level terms at 13-13. Can she take the lead?
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Hyun not letting her guard down as she steps up her game.
Score: 13-9
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Sindhu with a strong net game to ensure a diabolical rally.
Score: 11-9, Sindhu trails
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What a comeback!
Strong character shown by the Indian as she takes six consecutive points to reduce the deficit to two.
Score: 10-8
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Both players share spoils in the next couple of points with the scoreline reading 10-3
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Sindhu takes two points on the trot to make it 9-3 but has work to do ahead. 
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Turn of tables in this game as Hyun exerts her dominion, leading 5-1
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Sindu currently trails 1-2 with the Korean looking keen to up the ante.
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Game 2 about to begin!
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Easy pickings for the Indian seed three as Sindhu races to game 1, 21-10
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Hyun saves a point.
Score: 20-10
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No surprises as Sindhu lands on game point. 20-9.
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Sindhu doubles her tally to that of the Korean in Game 1 with a blinding half court smash.
Score: 14-7
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The Korean exhibiting strong confidence to push Sindhu on the backfoot as she reduces the lead to 6-11
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Two consecutive points for Hyun as she tries to make amends for her horrific start.
Score: 9-3
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It's building up to be a one sided affair in the first game as the Inidan no 3 race to 9-1.
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The Korean ninth seed visibly struggling as PV Sindhu steer clear six points.
Score: 7-1
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And we are underway as PV Sindhu look to establish a lead early into the match.
Score: 4-1
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The players are out on the court and are currently warming up
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​Hello, and welcome to our live coverage of the Badminton World Championship third round match between PV Sindhu and Sung Hi Hyun.

PV Sindhu has a tough opponent to deal with in the third round, in the form of ninth-seeded Sung Hi Hyun from South Korea​ as she seeks a quarter-final berth. 

Sindhu leads the Korean 7-5 in their head-to-head encounters, but it is Sung who had the last laugh in their most recent meeting at the Badminton Asia Championships, where she dwarfed the lanky Sindhu in straight games.

Sung knows how to mix offense with defense, and will definitely aim to dismantle the hard-hitting Sindhu's aggressive game on Thursday.

Sindhu, on the other hand, will be looking to use her height to her advantage, in order to get a superior reach on the court. It will be an interesting battle, and with Saina Nehwal already making it to the quarters, it now remains to be seen whether Sindhu can do the same.