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China Open 2018: India campaign ends as PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth crash out

P V Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth crashed out of the quarter-finals in USD 1 million China Open on Friday.

PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth crashed out of the China Open. (PTI Photo)

P V Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth crashed out of the quarter-finals in USD 1 million China Open on Friday.  PV Sindhu was beaten 21-11, 11-21, 15-21 by Chen Yufei. While Kento Momota beat Kidambi Srikanth 21-9, 21-11 to storm into the semi-finals. With this India’s campaign also comes to an end. Earlier, Ashwini Ponnappa and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Sikki Reddy and Pranav Jerry Chopra also met a similar fate.

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PV Sindhu crashes out of China Open! She is beaten 21-11, 11-21, 15-21 by Chen Yufei. And with this India's campaign also comes to an end. Earlier, Kento Momota beat Kidambi Srikanth 21-9, 21-11 to storm into the semi-finals.

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Chen is continuing to attack Sindhu. She is being found out on the backhand. 16-12 now. But remember in the first game, she won six consecutive points to seal the game at 21-11. So not all hope is lost.

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Break! PV Sindhu trails 8-11 against Chen Yufei. How will she turn it around from here.  Her opponent is showing great mental toughness and it seems the outcome of the match will be decided on the basis of who prevails in the test of character.

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A thumping smash and Chen has the lead once again. Its 9-7 in favour of Chen. She looks much more settled and will look to carry the momentum into the decider.

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Third game begins and PV Sindhu is slightly ahead with a slender lead of 4-3. However, Chen Yufei comes back strongly to make it 4-4. Tense match!

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PV Sindhu wins the second game 21-11 against China's Chen Yufei in China Open Quarterfinal match

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OUTSIDE! A good rally that saw both Sindhu and Chen smashing and chopping the shuttle all around the court, but Chen, in the final shot, struck the shuttle outside the boundary lines.  Sindhu extends lead. Sindhu 17-11 Chen

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PV Sindhu is on absolute fire after the break as she extends her lead by five points over China's Chen Yufei. The Indian shuttler is mounting a good comeback after losing the first game. 

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PV Sindhu leads 11-8 at the break in the second game against China's Chen Yufei in China Open Quarterfinal match.

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An unforced error from PV Sindhu breaks the serve and Chen celebrates a point. She closes the gap to 8-10 against Sindhu in the second game.

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SMASH! PV Sindhu attacked that shuttle strong and hard towards Chen's body and closed down any room for the Chinese shuttler. No chance for Chen to get a reply to it. She finally breaks the serve after dropping four points on the trot. Sindhu leads 7-6 against Chen

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Chen Yufei earns a point after dropping  5 in a row. She struck a low shot right on the edge of the boundary lines behind Sindhu and despite her efforts, the Indian shuttler could not reach. Sindhu leads 6-2 against Chen in the second game. 

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A good lead PV Sindhu has taken in the second game as she smashes the shuttle towards Chen's right to extend her lead to 4-1 in the second game. This will build her confidence, having a lead for the first time in this match. 

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A good lead PV Sindhu has taken in the second game as she smashes the shuttle towards Chen's right to extend her lead to 4-1 in the second game. This will build her confidence, having a lead for the first time in this match. 

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RESET - PV Sindhu starts all over again in the second game. Picks up the first point with an unforced error from Chen Yufei but then drops the second point because of the same error from her end. Scores level in second game. Sindhu 1-1 Chen 

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PV Sindhu loses first game 11-21 against China's Chen Yufei in China Open Quarterfinal match.

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PV Sindhu picks up a point after three consecutive points to Chen. Chen is now at the game point and it is a tough going for Sindhu at the moment. 

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Angry Smash drop from Sindhu as she picks up her third point in the row to pull a fight. Sindhu closes the gap but still the target to far away from her reach. Sindhu 10-16 Chen

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PV Sindhu has now dropped eight points on the trot - the last of which too place after a poor reply to Chen's serve. She could not maintain her composure and struck it outside the boundary lines. Sindhu 7-16 Chen

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WHAT A WASTE OF A POINT! PV Sindhu did absolutely right till the final touch. She pounced forward with quick shots, closed the gaps for Chen and eventually pushed her towards her right corner. And then she smashed it outside on the left. Chen extends lead. Sindhu 7-14 Chen in first game

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PV Sindhu trails 11-5 at the break in the first game against China's Chen Yufei in China Open Quarterfinal match

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JUMP AND SMASH! Chen Yufei displays the orthodox techniques effectively as she increases her lead in the first game by four points. A couple of smashes in the process which were too quick and wide for Sindhu to effectively give a reply. Sindhu 5-9 Chen

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A low drop shot from Sindhu earns back a point for Sindhu after she dropped two in a row due to unforced errors. Chen was stretched wide and low and she could not reach it properly. Chen struck it on the net and Sindhu closes the gap. Sindhu 5-6 Chen

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ERROR! Brilliant masterstroke from Chen Yufei as she stretched PV Sindhu off course towards he right. Sindhu stretched wide to reach the mark but fell over. An opening on the right and Yufei has hit it wide. What a waste of a point. Chen 4-3 Sindhu

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Good start to the game as Chen Yufei smashes the shuttle towards PV Sindhu's far left corner, just a tad bit ahead of the boundary lines to pick up the first point. Later, Yufei commits and unforced error to drop a point. Scores Level - Sindhu 1 - 1 Yufei

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The No. 3 seed PV Sindhu makes sure her court is dried out before she is ready to start the game. Her campaign in Japan Open was short-lived as the 23-year old appeared to be tired and weary. She had a tough pre-quarterfinal match on Thursday. Can she go past the 5th seed Chen Yufei?

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PV Sindhu take the court to take on China's Chen Yufei in the China Open quarterfinal match. The Indian has faced the Chinese shuttler 6 times and it is Sindhu who leads 4-2.

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UP NEXT - PV Sindhu takes on China's Chen Yufei in China Open quarterfinal match. Can the Indian shuttler progress to the semifinals?

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As we continue to build up towards  PV Sindhu vs Chen Yufei let's take a poll!

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Coming to PV Sindhu vs Chen Yufei, the Indian shuttler holds a 5-2 head-to-head record. Noticeably, Sindhu has emerged  victorious in four of their last five meetings. In 2017, Sindhu led 3-2 in five meetings. 

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For India, the string of poor results continue. Earlier,  Ashwini Ponnappa and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy went down 14-21 11-21 against top seeds from China, Siwei Zheng and Huang Yaqiong in the round of 16. Sikki Reddy and Pranav Jerry Chopra also met a similar fate, losing 16-21 10-21 to sixth seeds Christinna Pedersen and Mathias Christiansen of Denmark . In the men's doubles, Mannu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy were outplayed by Chen Hung Ling and Wang Chi-Lin 9-21 10-21.

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And with that Srikanth bows out of the tournament. The only other Indian remaining in the tournament is PV Sindhu, That match will be coming up soon. However, it was always going to be a tough ask for Srikanth and odds were always stacked against him. In head to head records, Momota has won on seven of the ten occasions that the two have clashed. 

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Match Point! 20-9 and Momota decimates Srikanth in 28 mins. That was some performance. Srikanth simply could not stand up to him and was found out in the nets and by the Japanese' quick play.  Momota beats Srikanth 21-9, 21-11 to storm into the semi-finals.

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Second game: aFter a convincing win in the first game it is  11-3 to Momota going into the mid-game interval in the second.  Srikanth is desperately trying his best to keep Momota at bay but the Japanese continues to surge forward. 

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Next up:  Kidambi Srikanth vs Kento Momota. Momota wins first game! The in-form Japanese shuttler dominates the first game 21-9 against Srikanth. Srikanth needs to defend better. 

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Carolina Marin wins! 21-10, 24-22. All wrapped in 40 mins on court. After dominating the first game, Marin was given a tough fight by Gao Fangjie as he made a dramatic comeback from 6-11 to level it at 21-21. However, she failed to handle the pressure in the tiebreak and lost 24-22. 

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Carolina Marin continues to dominate- Marin is really on the charge here as she maintains the pressure on Gao. However, Gao bounces back from 6-11 to take the score to 21-20 in her favour. However,  the Chinese shuttler is stretched at the forecourt and  Marin takes into the tie break.

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We are gradually building up to the match between P V Sindhu takes on Chen Yufei. The ongoing match is between Carolina Marin and GAO Fangjie. Marin is currently leading 21-10, 11-6

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Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the China Open on Friday. The last two Indians remaining in the fray are in action today. P V Sindhu takes on Chen Yufei while Kidambi Srikanth battles Kento Momota. Stay tuned for all the live action.
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China Open Badminton 2018: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth are in action.

Kidambi Srikanth’s men’s singles match against Suppanyu Avihingsanon also went down to the wire. The seventh-seeded Indian won the first game comfortably but the Thai player levelled the match. The decider could have gone either way but Srikanth held his nerve to advance in the competition with a 21-12 15-21 24-22 win.