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Highlights Singapore Open, badminton scores and results: Kidambi Srikanth joins Sai Praneeth in semis; Carolina Marin advances

Catch the live scores and updates of the Singapore Open quarter-finals featuring the PV Sindhu vs Carolina Marin showdown and the clash between Kidambi Srikanth and Shi Yuqi.

Shivam Damohe April 14, 2017 19:21:12 IST
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Highlights Singapore Open, badminton scores and results: Kidambi Srikanth joins Sai Praneeth in semis; Carolina Marin advances

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Apr 14, 2017 - 20:04 (IST)

Another great day of badminton comes to an end as two Indian men's shuttlers - Kidambi Srikanth and B Sai Praneeth - smash their way into the semi-finals but unfortunately, PV Sindhu ended her Singapore Open campaign after suffering defeat at the hands of Carolina Marin. Hope you enjoyed the live coverage and we will be back tomorrow. Until then, take care! 

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Have a look at tomorrow's semi-finals fixture:

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Kidambi Srikanth trounces Shi Yuqi; joins Sai Praneeth in semis: 21-14, 21-16

It's time we should consider this win as the comeback of former World. no 3 Kidambi Srikanth! What a comprehensive win as he outplayed the World no. 8 Shi Yuqi in straight games to enter the semis of the Singapore Open.  

Apr 14, 2017 - 18:45 (IST)

14-14! The second game is turning out to be an interesting one. Both Kidambi and Yuqi are in no mood to defend. 

Apr 14, 2017 - 18:41 (IST)

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10-10! Brilliant comeback there by Kidambi. Shi Yuqi lost his focus after taking a four-point lead in the second game. 

Singapore: Star Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu defeated Fitriani Fitriani of Indonesia to advance in the Singapore Open Superseries badminton tournament on Thursday.

The fifth-seeded Sindhu lost the first game before staging a superb comeback to win 19-21, 21-17, 21-8 in a contest that lasted around one hour.

Highlights Singapore Open badminton scores and results Kidambi Srikanth joins Sai Praneeth in semis Carolina Marin advances

File photo of PV Sindhu and Carolina Marin. Reuters

Sindhu started the proceeding on a good note but soon Fitriani started the counter attack at the end and a result the Hyderabadi shuttler was prevailed over in the first game.

The second and third game saw Sindhu at her best. She displayed some swift court movements and strokes to edged past her opponent.

Sindhu will now take on Spain's Carolina Marin, whom she defeated in the summit clash of the India Open this month.

Among other Indians in the fray, B. Sai Praneeth defeated Qiao Bin of China to enter the third round of the competition.

The Chinese shuttler gave a tough fight before surrendering the match 15-21, 23-21, 16-21 in one hour 13 minutes.

In mixed doubles category, B. Sumeeth Reddy and Ashwini Ponnappa defeated Jae Hwan Kim and Lee So Hee of Korea 17-21, 21-17, 21-16 in 54 minutes to advance.

But in women's doubles category, it was an end of the road for Ponnappa and N. Sikki Reddy as the Indian duo were defeated by Misaki Matsutomo and Ayaka Takahashi of Japan 21-11, 19-21, 21-12.

With inputs from IANS

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