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B Sai Praneeth takes his place on court ahead of his quarterfinal match against Kento Momota. The edition of the BWF World Championships has reached the halfway mark and the competition gets tougher here on. After Saina Nehwal crashing out in the quarters against Carolina Marin, and the mixed doubles duo of Ashwini Ponnappa and Satwiksairaj Renkireddy also losing out in the quarters, Indian hopes now rest with PV Sindhu and B Sai Praneeth who will play their quarterfinal matches later today.

Sindhu will face a familiar rival - Nozomi Okuhara. Saina, Carolina, Sindhu, Okuhara — familiar faces meet in quarters. She lost , in the quarters. China's He won , , Sai Praneeth who will be playing their quarterfinal matches in the evening session. It's the end of Saina's challenge.

She loses , to World No. The screaming, grunting Spaniard has stamped her authority on this game. She has again raced to a big lead, this time with some sharp front-court smashes. Marin is on fire!

The Spaniard pockets the first game in just 12 minutes of play. Zheng smashes one to the backcourt and it is all over for the Indian pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and Satwiksairaj. They lose , in the quarterfinals. Satwik gets one point back for the Indians with a clever return. The Chinese duo are still comfortably leading Yaqiong comes with a beautifull cross-court return that dips at the net.

Aswini stretches to the left to lift, but is ill-placed to make a return. It's for the Chinese pair. China hs the edge in the second game. The mixed doubles pair has taken a lead after short rallies. The Chinese shuttlers are quicker on their feet and make far few errors at the net, and that shows in the scoreline. Ashwini's experience coming in handy here.

The India duo have charged back and are currently going neck-to-neck with the score now at Looks like we jumped the gun. Ponnappa-Rankireddy have fallen back big time with the World No. Indians off to a good start against the experienced Chinese pair of Zheng-Huang. Get your daily dose of Sportstarlive with handpicked stories delivered right to your inbox!

World champion Momota reaches Japan Open final. Kidambi Srikanth, India out of Japan Open. It's match point for Sindhu on her own serve. It's still neck and neck at Sindhu keeps the gap close at Sindhu narrows the gap to Sindhu fights back to Okuhara has the advantage at and is just growing in confidence.

Sindhu finally opens her account in the second game. She serves at Sindhu goes into the mid-game interval with a slender lead of Sindhu fights her way to the lead. Sindhu starts the game on the backfoot. Kento Momota takes the first game Praneeth goes into the break trailing Saina, Carolina, Sindhu, Okuhara — familiar faces meet in quarters Watch this space for all the updates from the quarterfinals Highlights: Saina Nehwal vs Carolina Marin Head-to-head: Nehwal Marin Second game The Indian has gained some ground and recovered to From to , it doesn't seem like Saina's day at all.

An advantage puts Marin in the driver's seat. Carolina Marin has raced to a six point lead in the first game China's Zheng-Huang win the first game It's for the Indian pair. It is anybody's game now. Momota beats Phetpradab to Japan badminton title. Srikanth, Sindhu retain spots in top 10 of BWF rankings. Sindhu, Prannoy lose; Srikanth sails into quarters at Japan Open. Manu-Sumeeth shock Olympic silver medallists at Japan Open.

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The second game is being a see-saw one with none of the players not ready to give away an inch. Srikanth can't afford to concede this one. After being level at , Srikanth jumps to lead in the second game. Liew Daren not giving it away as he claws back to make it Srikanth loses the first game to Daren But the year-old makes a good start in the second, by quickly grabbing a lead over the Malaysian shuttler.

Now let's move our focus to men's singles where Kidambi Srikanth is trailing in the first game against Liew Daren of Malaysia. She plays Carolina Marin of Spain in her last-eight match. She also becomes the first woman to reach the tournament's quarterfinal for eight consecutive times.

That was some rally from both the players, Saina leading Not far away from booking her spot in the quarters. Saina goes into the game interval with a lead over Intanon. Can she close the match from here? Intanon's game looks a bit offcolour today, Saina already with a lead. Saina takes the first game The real test starts now to keep her momentum going in the second.

At the break of first game, Saina leads She needs to keep the pressure on the Thai shuttler. Moreover, Saina has looked the better player so far, but Intanon still has a chance to bounce back.

Saina brilliantly does well to draw level at with two successive points. Intanon now with a lead over Saina in the first game, errors from both the players. Saina and Intanon have now on the court, tough one for the Indian shuttler in a crucial third round match.

All set for the start The men's singles third round match between two Chinese compatriots - Shi Yuqi and Lin Dan gets underway.

Meanwhile, Kento Momota beats Anders Antonsen , , to enter quarters. In women's singles, Carolina Marin also entered the last-eight stage after beating Sayaka Sato of Japan , in straight games.

In a high-octane women's singles match, Saina Nehwal takes on fourth-seed Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand. Sindhu meets Korea's Sung Ji-hyun. The round three in men's singles will see two Indians in action on Thursday. Sai Praneeth will face world No. In another match, world No. Srikanth beat Pablo Abian , , in the second round game that lasted 62 minutes. On the other hand, Saina had an easy outing in her second round, as the Indian ace beat Aliye Demirbag , in straight games.

Sindhu too didn't had to break sweat as she cruised into round three after beating Indonesia's Fitriani , Get your daily dose of Sportstarlive with handpicked stories delivered right to your inbox! World champion Momota reaches Japan Open final. Kidambi Srikanth, India out of Japan Open. Sindhu and Sai Praneeth moved into quarterfinals while Kidambi crashed out after losing his third round match at World Championships.

Momota beats Phetpradab to Japan badminton title. Srikanth, Sindhu retain spots in top 10 of BWF rankings. Sindhu, Prannoy lose; Srikanth sails into quarters at Japan Open. Manu-Sumeeth shock Olympic silver medallists at Japan Open. Sindhu earns hard-fought win; Srikanth, Prannoy through. Sindhu eyes success; Saina, Praneeth pull out.

India on Day Men's Hockey Bronze medal India vs Pakistan. Squash Gold Medal Women's Team: India vs Hong Kong. Subscribe to our daily newsletter Get your daily dose of Sportstarlive with handpicked stories delivered right to your inbox! Please enter a valid email address. Featured Articles Read All. Momota beats Phetpradab to Japan badminton title Read full article.