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Hong Kong Open Super Series: PV Sindhu Loses to Tai Tzu Ying in Final

News18.com | November 27, 2016, 1:15 PM IST
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Sindhu takes on have Tai Tzu in final of the Hing Kong open super series, who holds a 4-3 head-to-head record against the Indian.

The Indian shuttler made her way to the Hong Kong Open Super Series final in style as she edged past local girl Cheung Ngan-yi in straight games on Saturday.

In a match which lasted for 46 minutes, the Rio Olympics silver medallist outplayed Cheung 21-14, 21-16.

Nov 27, 2016 2:35 pm (IST)

Sameer Verma loses to NG Ka Long Angus in Final 14-21, 21-10, 11-21


Nov 27, 2016 2:33 pm (IST)

What a rally to win at the last. Long Angus beats Sameer Verma 21-11 in the third and final game to win his maiden super series title in Hong Kong.


Nov 27, 2016 2:31 pm (IST)

Its just a matter of time now as Long Angus gains match point. 20-11 in favor of the local lad.


Nov 27, 2016 2:30 pm (IST)

Long Angus reads Sameer's shot brilliantly to win the point. 18-11 to Long Agnus.


Nov 27, 2016 2:29 pm (IST)

3 successive points for Sameer as he shows there is still fight left in him and he won't give the match away so easily. Sameer trailing 10-16 now


Nov 27, 2016 2:27 pm (IST)

Sameer 8 : Long Angus16 in the third game.


Nov 27, 2016 2:27 pm (IST)

Another serve and yet another point for Long Angus. 15-6 in his favour now. The world number 11 rushing towards his maiden super series title.


Nov 27, 2016 2:26 pm (IST)

Sameer dives to pick a smash by Long Angus but the home favourites rushes to the net and hits the shuttle behind Sameer to take a 13-6 lead.


Nov 27, 2016 2:24 pm (IST)

Sameer finally manages to break the trend and wins a point but Long Agnus hits straight back to win a point of his own. Sameer trailing 6-12 now in the third game.


Nov 27, 2016 2:21 pm (IST)

Long Agnus leading 10-4 now, things not looking particularly good for the Indian.


Nov 27, 2016 2:20 pm (IST)

Back to back points for the home favourite as he takes a 6-3 lead.


Nov 27, 2016 2:18 pm (IST)

What a drop shot by Sameer Verma. and he follows it up with a brilliant smash. 4-3 now in the third game in favour of Long Agnus.


Nov 27, 2016 2:17 pm (IST)

Long Agnus seems angry with what happened in the second game. He is playing aggressive badminton now and is leading the third game 4-1 in no time.


Nov 27, 2016 2:14 pm (IST)

What a match. The Final is locked at 1 games each as Sameer take the second game 21-10.


Nov 27, 2016 2:13 pm (IST)

Game point to Sameer  20-10


Nov 27, 2016 2:12 pm (IST)

Seems like Sameer is a man on a mission in the second game as he now leads 18-8. The game could go down to the wire.


Nov 27, 2016 2:10 pm (IST)

Sameer goes for a smash again but this time Long Agnus manages to pick it up but the Indian hits back with another smash to take a 14-7 lead.


Nov 27, 2016 2:09 pm (IST)

Another big smash by the Indian lad as he takes a 13-6 lead in the second game.


Nov 27, 2016 2:05 pm (IST)

Huge smash by Sameer as he now leads 10-4.


Nov 27, 2016 2:04 pm (IST)

Sameer Verma is looking like a different player in the second game as he has raced to a 8-3 lead. The stadium has gone quiet.


Nov 27, 2016 2:01 pm (IST)

2-1 to Long Angus in the second game.


Nov 27, 2016 1:59 pm (IST)

Second game begins. Can Sameer turn it around?


Nov 27, 2016 1:58 pm (IST)

Long Agnus takes the first game 21-14 as Sameer's inexperience at this level is being exploited by the local lad. 


Nov 27, 2016 1:57 pm (IST)

Sameer now trailing 19-14. make that 20 and game point for Long Agnus in the final.


Nov 27, 2016 1:55 pm (IST)

The crowd erupts every time the home favourite Long Agnus wins a point. Sameer trailing 12-17 in the first game.


Nov 27, 2016 1:54 pm (IST)

Three successive points to the local lad means Sameer is now trailing 12-15.


Nov 27, 2016 1:53 pm (IST)

Sameer has reduced the difference in dramatic fashion as the first game now stadns at 13-12 in favour of Long Agnus.


Nov 27, 2016 1:51 pm (IST)

Huge smash by Long Agnus and Verma dives to pick it but the shuttle fails to cross the net. 13-8 to Long Agnus.


Nov 27, 2016 1:50 pm (IST)

One point a piece to the two stars the game is locked at 12-7 now.


Nov 27, 2016 1:49 pm (IST)

The homer favoruite as now race to an early 11-5 lead. Sameer Verma struglling to rally with the hard hitting Long Agnus.


Nov 27, 2016 1:45 pm (IST)

7-1  :Sameer Verma so far as no answer to Long Agnus' hard hitting game.


Nov 27, 2016 1:44 pm (IST)

Few unforced errors by Sameer Verma give a 4-1 lead to Long Agnus. Make that 5 as a hard smash leaves Verma reeling.


Nov 27, 2016 1:43 pm (IST)

Hong Kong's NG Ka Long Angus draws first blood. 1-0 


Nov 27, 2016 1:42 pm (IST)

But it wont be easy against the home favourite NG Ka Long Angus


Nov 27, 2016 1:38 pm (IST)

The players are coming on to the field. 

Historic day for India's Sameer Verma as he is gunning for his maide Super Series Title.


Nov 27, 2016 12:24 pm (IST)

Nov 27, 2016 12:21 pm (IST)

PV Sindhu loses in the final, as Tai wins the last point. Tai Tzu Ying Beats PV Sindhu 21-15, 21-17


Nov 27, 2016 12:21 pm (IST)

Amazing rally - Back and forth between the two stars, Tai hits a smash which Sindhu picks up brilliantly. Tai fails to anticipate and the point goes to Sindhu


Nov 27, 2016 12:19 pm (IST)

Two back to back points for the Tai as he lead the second game 20-16


Nov 27, 2016 12:19 pm (IST)

Great rally between the two stars but this time it's the Indian who wins the massive point to stay alive in the match. Sindhu 16 - Tai 18


Nov 27, 2016 12:18 pm (IST)

But Tai's smash means she is 3 points away from a huge win. 18-15 to Tai.


Nov 27, 2016 12:17 pm (IST)

Back to back points for the Indian Silver Queen as she take the second game to 17-15


Nov 27, 2016 12:16 pm (IST)

Another smash and another point for Tai, 17-13 now and we are looking at a huge upset at the moment.


Nov 27, 2016 12:16 pm (IST)

16-13 now in favour of the world number three from Chinese Taipei.


Nov 27, 2016 12:15 pm (IST)

Tai Tzu Ying is looking in sublime form and has take a 15-12 lead. But Sindhu has hit back with a smash of her own to take the second game to 15-13


Nov 27, 2016 12:14 pm (IST)

Tai hits a smash which Sindhu fails to pick to go 14-12 up in the second game.


Nov 27, 2016 12:13 pm (IST)

Brilliant smash by Tai to take the second game to 13-11 in her favour.


Nov 27, 2016 12:11 pm (IST)

Nov 27, 2016 12:10 pm (IST)

PV Sindhu makes it 9-9 with a brilliant strike. Thrilling match taking place in Hong Kong.


Nov 27, 2016 12:09 pm (IST)

9-8 now to Tzu Ying. Sindhu tries to smash but the Taiwanese caresses one over the net for a point.


Nov 27, 2016 12:08 pm (IST)

The second game is currently locked at 8-8.


Nov 27, 2016 12:07 pm (IST)

Not a good match for PV Sindhu so far has she has lost the first game to Tai Tzu Ying 21-15