Kidambi Srikanth beat World No 5 Jan O Jorgensen of Denmark 21-19, 21-19 to move into the quarterfinals of the men's singles occasion.
Kidambi Srikanth staggered World No 5 Jan O Jorgensen in straight amusements to push ahead to the quarterfinals in the men's singles occasion of the Rio 2016 Olympics. He beat the Dane 21-19, 21-19 in the round of 16 and has now set up a conflict with China's Lin Dan.
1909 hrs IST: Saved one. One more chance to win it. Furthermore, he does. Srikanth with a raving success into open court and he embraces Gopichand in festivity! Wins it 21-19, 21-19
1908 hrs IST: Srikanth with a raving success down the line and raises match point. 20-18
1907 hrs IST: Squanders that point. Was Srikanth's for the taking yet raced into it a smidgen. Jorgensen drives 18-17
1906 hrs IST: Srikanth with beautiful assaulting play to win three focuses on the jog. 17-17
1904 hrs IST: Loud cheers of India, India as Srikanth attracts rebound second amusement. Still down 14-17
1858 hrs IST: Srikanth's crush kisses the line and he drives 11-10
1857 hrs IST: Good play by Srikanth to develop the play and after that go for the execute. 10-10
1857 hrs IST: Srikanth breaks the streak as Jorgensen goes wide
1856 hrs IST: Six focuses consecutively for the Dane. He drives 10-8
1856 hrs IST: Jorgensen with flawless wildly hit crush to equivalent matters at 8-8
1855 hrs IST: This time Jorgensen sends crush into the body and it isn't returned
1854 hrs IST: But that has been cut to two focuses with Jorgensen driving Srikanth to make a mistake subsequent to getting two eminent shots on strike and afterward forehand
1854 hrs IST: The Indian has begun the better of the two in this second set. Takes a mid 8-4 lead
1851 hrs IST: Srikanth has constantly won the main set against Jorgensen and won 1, lost 2. Time to make it 2-2?
1846 hrs IST: Srikanth wins the primary set 21-19 with calculated half crush down the line
1846 hrs IST: Misjudged by Srikanth and the bus lands in. 19-20. One set point spared
1845 hrs IST: Srikanth with flawless calculated crush to raise set point. 20-18
1844 hrs IST: Srikanth sends strike push close to the line. Lines judge calls it in while Jorgensen requests survey. Also, he's privilege. 18-19
1844 hrs IST: Srikanth showing his own triple bounce crushes to stretch out lead to 19-17
1843 hrs IST: Once again the hole down to two with Jorgensen bouncing high to give himself the force in the crush and it isn't returned
1843 hrs IST: Jorgensen's push from the close to the net goes long and Srikanth drives 18-16
1840 hrs IST: Srikanth in the number one spot now. Doing great with his assaulting play and smart touches at the net to keep Jorgensen under control. Still little space to move around. Up 16-14
1835 hrs IST: Helped by the let-harmony, Srikanth drives 11-9 in the main set
1835 hrs IST: Jorgensen has presented to everything even with great play and it is 9-9
1831 hrs IST: Superb point with both Srikanth and Jorgensen going side-to-side, front and back before Srikanth air shots it. Drives 6-5
1827 hrs IST: Players on court now. Jorgensen begins by winning the initial two focuses
1804 hrs IST: As you hold up, why not check India's day 10 plan. There's parts to come! Likewise, Renjith Maheshwary's triple hop qualifying is in progress.
1752 hrs IST: The match was booked to begin at 5.30 PM IST however the match preceding it is going all the way. Into the third set at this point
India's chief shuttler Saina Nehwal endured a stun exit while Kidambi Srikanth won his gathering round match in the Rio Olympics here on Sunday.
Saina's annihilation was an immense bombshell against World No.61 Marija Ulitina of Ukraine in her second match of Group G as she was killed, losing 18-21, 19-21 at the Rio Centro.
In the men's class, Srikanth defeated Henri Hurskainen of Sweden 21-6, 21-18 in his gathering H preliminaries experience. The main Indian to qualify in the men's singles occasion had beforehand beaten Lino Munoz of Mexico 2-0 in his crusade opener.
Ulitina, 24, affected a stun win against the World No.5 and 2012 London Games bronze medallist Saina.
The 26-year-old Indian, a top award contender, neglected to discover her cadence and looked moderate as she was not moving great inside the court. Saina likewise yielded a great deal of focuses on misjudgement and was not ready to recover once the van moved behind her.
Saina began the primary amusement dominatingly fabricating a 7-1 lead yet the 24-year-old Ukrainian soon pulled up her socks leveling the diversion at 8-8.
Saina simply edged past the mid-amusement interim with a two-point lead. After the interim there was a neck-to-neck battle for each point, leveling the score at 17-17 preceding the World No.61 took three purpose of run.
Saina attempted to battle back however Ulitina fixed the amusement 21-18 in 19 minutes at Pavillion Four of Riocentro.
In the second amusement, the Indian star shuttler scarcely dealt with a slim one-point lead at the mid-diversion interim.
The second amusement saw numerous intense shots and some booming body and corner to corner crushes by Ulitina.
After the interim, things were equivalent at 15-15, 18-18 and 19-19 preceding the Ukrainian secured two focuses and the match, finishing the Indian's trusts.
Srikanth's execution was oppositely inverse of Saina's.
In a hack sided first amusement, the Guntur-conceived player got off to a splendid begin as he hustled away with a 11-2 lead with some strong net play and cross-court crushes before wrapping up the main diversion to support him.
The second diversion was a case of Srikanth's constancy and persistence. By ethicalness of his outstanding protective abilities, the Sweden player figured out how to stay in contact with the Indian.
After few trades till the mid-portion of the second diversion, the Indian shuttler demonstrated some great abilities with the mix of his corner to corner shot and down the line crushes to take a 18-15 lead.
In the last few focuses, there was firm rivalry yet Srikanth overwhelmed his adversary to secure the issue serenely.