Full score, World Badminton Championships, highlights: Kidambi Srikanth, Saina Nehwal cruise
Saina Nehwal, B Sai Praneeth and Kidambi Srikanth all notched wins on day 3 of the World Badminton Championships so far. Get World Badminton Championship full score and highlights hereother sports Updated: Aug 23, 2017 23:25 IST
Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth will lead a clutch of Indians in BWF world badminton championships action in Glasgow today. Saina Nehwal had received a first-round bye and is now in Round 3 with an easy win vs Sabrina Jaquet of Switzerland. Kidambi Srikanth also easily beat Lucas Corvee and entered the pre-quarters. Get full score and highlights of World Badminton Championships here.
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11:23 PM IST: Sameer Verma has also lost the second game 21-9 and has been knocked out of the tournament.
11:04 PM IST: Sameer Verma loses first game 22-20.
10:52 PM IST: Sameer Verma leads 12-11 in what’s been a hotly contested first game.
10:36 PM IST: India’s Sameer Verma will take on Rajiv Ouseph next.
10:23 PM IST: Sanjana Santosh/ Arathi Sara Sunil lose the second game 15-21 and thus lose the Round of 32 match.
10:17 PM IST: In another women’s doubles match, India’s Sanjana Santosh/ Arathi Sara Sunil is trailing 14-21, 13-19 against Chinese duo Yixin Bao/Xiaohan Yu.
9:58 PM IST: The Indian duo lose the third game 15-21 and thus lose the match Round of 32 match to Kamilla Rytter Juhl/ Christinna Denpedersen in Women’s doubles.
9:57 PM IST: Ashwini Ponappa and N Sikki Reddy are trailing the third game 15-17.
9:48 PM IST: Kamilla Rytter Juhl and Christinna Pedersen lead the final game 11-10 at the break.
9:46 PM IST: India’s Sanjana Santosh and Arathi Sara Sunil are set to take on China’s Bao Yixin and Yu Xiaohan.
9:36 PM IST: Ashwini Ponappa and N Sikki Reddy win second game 21-17. Can they win the decider?
9:24 PM IST: Ashwini Ponappa and N Sikki Reddy lead the second game 11-10 at the break.
9:12 PM IST: Kamilla Rytter Juhl and Christinna Pedersen win a hard-fought first game 24-22.
8:54 PM IST: Kamilla Rytter Juhl and Christinna Pedersen lead 11-9 at the break. Can Ashwini Ponappa and N Sikki Reddy fight back?
8:43 PM IST: Ashwini Ponappa and N Sikki Reddy vs Kamilla Rytter Juhl and Christinna Pedersen is now underway.
8:22 PM IST: Dan Lin has lost the first game against Emil Holst 21-19. Can he come back in the second game?
8:01 PM IST: Ashwini Ponappa and N Sikki Reddy’s match against Kamilla Rytter Juhl and Christinna Pedersen’s match will begin in a while.
7:09 PM IST: Despite Tanvi Lad’s resilient showing in the second game, she lost the match to second seed Sung Ji Hyun 21-9, 21-19.
7:00 PM IST: Tanvi Lad has made an amazing comeback and leads the second game 11-10.
6:57 PM IST: And that’s the match. Kidambi Srikanth beats Lucas Corvee 21-9, 21-17 to make the pre-quarters of the tournament.
6:53 PM IST: Kidambi Srikanth now leads 18-15.
6:50 PM IST: In other action, Tanvi Lad has lost the first game of her women’s singles match against South Korea’s Sung Ji Hyun 21-9.
6:45 PM IST: Kidambi Srikanth leads 11-7 at the break. The win is all but in the bag at this point for the Indian.
6:41 PM IST: Srikanth has now taken a 4-2 lead in the second game.
6:36 PM IST: Kidambi Srikanth has won the first game 21-9. Corvee was never really in the contest after Srikanth took the lead.
6:33 PM IST: Kidambi Srikanth now leads Lucas Corvee 14-6. Dominant display by the Indian thus far.
6:30 PM IST: Kidambi Srikanth is now leading the first game 9-6.
6:27 PM IST: It’s been a match between equals so far. First game is at 3-3.
6:24 PM IST: Kidambi Srikanth’s bout against Lucas Corvee is officially underway.
6:16 PM IST: Kidambi Srikanth’s bout against Lucas Corvee will begin in the next few minutes.
5:42 PM IST: Kidambi Srikanth’s match will begin in a while. Srikanth and Lucas Corvee have clashed once before, with the Indian emerging victorious.
5:30 PM IST: Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge have beaten Dominik Stipsits and Roman Zirnwald 21-15, 21-10.
5:09 PM IST: Thailand’s Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk has defeated Malaysia’s Zulfadli Zulkiffli 21-18, 21-13 in their 3rd round men’s singles match.
4:52 PM IST: Sai Praneeth pulls off an absolute thrilling win. Takes the decider 21-19. The match lasted 72 minutes.
4:52 PM IST: 20-18, Praneeth leads.
4: 50 PM IST: Now has the lead, 19-18.
4:49 PM IST: 18-18. What a comeback by the Indian.
4:48 PM IST: Praneeth is not giving up easily. Ginting’s lead has been cut to 18-17.
4:43 PM IST: Praneeth is now trailing again, as Ginting leads 15-11 and stretches it to 18-12.
4:41 PM IST: And Sai Praneeth has fought back and made it 11-11 now.
4:37 PM IST: Sai Praneeth has lost the lead and now trails 11-9.
4:33 PM IST: Now, Praneeth leads 9-7.
4:32 PM IST: Sai Praneeth has a 6-5 lead. He has not being able to maintain his lead
4: 30 PM IST: Praneeth leads 4-2.
4:28 PM IST: Praneeth has showed good fight so far after losing the first game 21-14. Has an early 2-0 lead in the decider vs Anthony Ginting on Indonesia.
4:24 PM IST: Praneeth leads 20-18 and wins the second game 21-18. It’s one-game all and the match has lasted 46 minutes.
4:23 PM IST: Praneeth leads 19-17. What a match!
4:21 PM IST: It is a thriller now with Praneeth leading 18-16. Can he draw level?
4:20 PM IST: It’s 15-15 now. Praneeth has blown away a good lead.
4:19 PM IST: Ginting cuts Praneeth’s lead to 15-14.
4:17 PM IST: Sai Praneeth has a handy 14-11 lead in the second game.
4:15 PM IST: The 21-11, 21-12 win will give Saina Nehwal a lot of confidence. She will play the winner of Indian Tanvi Lad vs No. 2 seed Korean Sung Ji Hyun.
4:13 PM IST: Saina Nehwal sails into Round 3 after taking the second game 21-12. The match lasted 33 minutes. Good start for the 2015 world badminton championship silver medallist.
4: 11 PM IST: It’s 18-10 now for Saina. The win should not be far away.
4:10 PM IST: Saina Nehwal leads 16-9. This lead can be decisive. Praneeth leads 11-8.
4:08 PM IST: Saina Nehwal leads 13-9. Praneeth has the lead again 10-8.
4:06 PM IST: Saina maintains her lead, 12-9. But this is a far better game now. Praneeth at 8-8 in game No. 2.
4:04 PM IST: The players change over and Saina Nehwal leads 11-7 in the second game. Praneeth has the lead now 7-6.
4:02 PM IST: The second game is better contested. Saina still has the lead 8-6. Praneeth vs Ginting 4-4 in second game.
4:00 PM IST: Saina Nehwal has the lead now (6-3).
3:58 PM IST: Game No. 2 has started and it’s 2-2 between Saina Nehwal and Sabrina Jaquet. Praneeth loses 21-14.
3:56 PM IST: Praneeth trails 19-12. Saina will be bolstered by the first game win.
3:55 PM IST: Saina Nehwal takes the first game quite comfortably. Wins 21-11 in just 14 minutes. Sai Praneeth trails 17-12.
3:52 PM IST: Saina leads 18-9.
3:51 PM IST: Saina Nehwal taking the game away it seems. Has a healthy 16-9 lead. Praneeth trails 15-6.
3:50 PM IST: Bit of a contest now as Saina Nehwal has her lead cut to 13-9. Sai Praneeth trails 11-6.
3:48 PM IST: Saina shifts a gear, stretches her lead to 11-6. Praneeth trails 10-5.
3:46 PM IST: Saina has her lead cut to 9-6. The Swiss is slowly finding her feet. Sai Praneeth down 9-3.
3:44 PM IST: Ginting is proving too good for Praneeth. Has a commanding 8-1 lead. Saina keeps her lead too, 8-3.
3:43 PM IST: Saina Nehwal holds her lead. The Swiss is trying to match her fancied rival but Saina leads 7-2.
3:42 PM IST: Meanwhile, Praneeth trails 5-0.
3:40 PM IST: Good start by Saina Nehwal. Takes a quick 4-0 lead.
3:37 PM IST: Sai Praneeth will also start his singles match against Anthony Sinisuka Ginting of Indonesia.
3:35 PM IST: All set for Saina Nehwal vs Sabrina Jaquet. Saina to serve.
3:27 PM IST: Saina will have some knowledge of Sabrina. She had beaten the Swiss girl in a group match in the 2012 London Games. It was a one-sided affair with Saina winning 21-9 , 21-4.
3:24 PM IST: The day’s proceedingswill start shortly. Saina Nehwal is ranked 16 while Sabrina is No. 36. Saina should be the favourite today but it will also depend on her fitness levels.
After PV Sindhu’s easy win on Tuesday, all eyes will be on 12th seed Saina Nehwal today. The London Olympics bronze medallist will be up against Switzerland’s unseeded Sabrina Jaquet. Saina has a 1-0 head-to-head lead against Sabrina.
After grabbing successive titles at Indonesia and Australia, Kidambi Srikanth will look to continue his rampaging run and clinch a maiden World Championship medal.
Srikanth began his world badminton championships 2017 on a winning note, defeating Russia’s Sergey Sirant in straight games in the opening round on Monday. He needed just 28 minutes to register a 21-13, 21-12 win over his Russian counterpart. This was Srikanth’s 11th consecutive win. Srikanth plays Frenchman Lucas Corvee today
Other Indians in action today are: Tanvi Lad and Rituparna Das (women’s singles); Ajay Jayaram, Sameer Verma and Sai Praneeth (men’s singles); Sanjana Santosh and Arathi Sara Sunil, Ashwini Ponnappa and Sikki Reddy (women’s doubles.
Results from the world badminton championships in Glasgow on Tuesday (x denotes seeded player): Men’s singles, 1st round: Anthony Sinisuka Ginting (INA) bt Mateusz Dubowski (POL) 21-12 21-14; Brice Leverdez (FRA) bt Lee Chong Wei (MAS x2) 21-19 22-24 21-17; Ng Ka Long Angus (HKG x9) bt Maxime Moreels (BEL) 21-9 21-12; Sai Pranneth (IND x15) bt Wei Nan (HKG) 21-18 21-17; Marc Zwiebler (GER) bt Bjorn Seguin (USA) 21-10 21-15; Chen Long (CHNx5) bt Georges Julien Paul (MRI) 21-7 21-9; Ajay Jayaram (INDx13) bt Luka Wraber (AUT) 21-14 21-12; Mark Caljouw (NED) bt Niluka Karunaratne (SRI) 21-17 21-6; Rosario Maddaloni (ITA) bt Pit Seng Low (AUS) 21-19 21-4; Tian Houwei (CHNx10) bt Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus (DEN) 21-14 17-21 21-16; Chou Tian Chen (TPEx6) bt Toby Penty (ENG) 21-13 10-21 21-14; Sony Dwi Kuncoro (INA) bt Milan Ludik (CZE) 21-16 21-7; Viktor Axelsen (DENx3) bt Takuma Ueda (JPN) 17-21 21-6 21-13; Eetu Heino (FIN) bt Raul Must (EST) 22-20 16-21 21-15; Zvonini Durkinjak (CRO) bt Misha Zuberman (ISR) 21-14 21-19; Vladimir Malkov (RUS) bt Matthew Carder (SCO) 21-19 21-11.
Women’s singles, 2nd round: Chen Yufei (CHNx9) bt Pai Yu Po (TPE) 21-13 21-14; Pusarla V Sindhu (INDx4) bt Kim Hyo Min (KOR) 21-16 21- 14; Akane Yamaguchi (JPNx1) bt Line Hojmark Kjaersfeldt (DEN) 21-6 21-13; Chan Xiaoxin (CHNx14) bt Michelle Li (CAN) 21-13 27-25; Sun Yu (CHNx5) bt Lyanny Alessandra Mainaky (INA) 21-13 21-9; Ratchanok Intanon (THAx8) bt Rui Chen Yap (MAS) 21-12 21-7; Beatriz Corrales (ESPx13) bt Luise Heim (GER) 21-16 21-19; Cheung Nigan Yi (HKGx13) bt Evgeniya Kosetskaya (RUS) 16-21 21-9 21-11.
First Published: Aug 23, 2017 12:35 IST