Saina Nehwal shocked superior seeded Nozomi Okuhara 21-18, 23-21 in straight video games to enter the semi-finals of the Malaysia Masters 2019 on Friday. The premier Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal clinched victory in opposition to her Japanese counterpart in a match that lasted for 48 minutes. In the meantime, there was some unhealthy information for Indian followers within the males’s singles class as Kidambi Srikanth misplaced his quarterfinal to exit the match. The Indian, seeded seventh, misplaced 23-21, 16-21, 17-21 to 4th seed Son Wan Ho of South Korea. Seventh seeded Saina, who had a 8-Four head-to-head report in opposition to Okuhara earlier than Friday, fought again from 9-15 and 14-18 down within the two video games to increase her dominance over the second-seeded Japanese with a 21-18 23-21 win in a 48-minute quarterfinals on the Axiata Enviornment.
Saina Nehwal vs Carolina Marin, Malaysia Masters 2019 semifinal reside updates straight from Axiata Enviornment, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
11:03 IST: The second sport begins on the Axiata Enviornment.
11:00 IST: END OF FIRST GAME! Carolina Marin wins the primary sport 21-16 in an thrilling 20-minute contest.
10:58 IST: Six consecutive factors! The sport goes far-off from Saina Nehwal. She trails Carolina Marin 14-20.
10:56 IST: Carolina Marin clinches three successive factors to dominate the sport once more. She leads 17-14 in the mean time.
10:54 IST: Smash! Carolina Marin performs a wonderful cross-court smash to take a 14-12 lead.
10:50 IST: Break! Carolina Marin leads the sport by 11-9 on the break. Saina Nehwal will look to struggle again within the second-half to avoid wasting the primary sport.
10:48 IST: Saina Nehwal ranges the scoreline 9-9. She seems to be in nice form at this time as she comfortably received 4 consecutive factors to revive parity.
10:46 IST: Carolina Marin has bounced again after dropping 4 factors to Saina Nehwal early.
10:43 IST: Unsuccessful! Saina Nehwal loses her first problem. However she leads the sport by 4-2.
10:42 IST: CHALLENGE! First problem of the play! Saina Nehwal opts for a overview.
10:41 IST: Constructive begin for the Indian! Saina Nehwal clinched the primary level.
10:40 IST: The primary sport begins in Malaysia.
10:36 IST: India’s Saina Nehwal and Carolina Marin of Spain walks out within the center as the ladies’s semifinal match is about to start at Axiata Enviornment.
10:34 IST: Within the different mixed-doubles semifinal, the Dutch pair of Robin Tabeling and Selena Piek are dealing with Dechapol Puavaranukroh and Sapsiree Taerattanachai of Thailand.
10:31 IST: Yuta Watanabe and Arisa Higashino beat Chan Peng Quickly and Goh Liu Ying of Malaysia 21-15, 7-21, 21-14 to enter Malaysia Masters mixed-doubles last.
10:24 IST: Presently, Japan’s Yuta Watanabe and Arisa Higashino are enjoying Chan Peng Quickly and Goh Liu Ying of Malaysia within the mixed-doubles semifinals at Axiata Enviornment.
10:20 IST: Head-to-head! Saina Nehwal has defeated Carolina Marin 5 occasions and misplaced to the Spaniard as many occasions within the final 10 conferences.
10:17 IST: Within the semifinals, the Indian shuttler will tackle three-time world champion Carolina Marin of Spain.
10:15 IST: Saina Nehwal had received the title at Malaysia Masters in 2017 and was a runner-up within the 2011 version.
10:12 IST: Nonetheless, Kidambi Srikanth crashed out of the Malaysia Masters after dropping 23-21 16-21 17-21 to fourth-seed Korean Son Wan Ho within the males’s singles quarterfinals that lasted an hour and 12 minutes.
10:08 IST: In quarterfinals on Friday, Saina Nehwal scripted a hard-fought 21-18 23-21 win over former world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan.
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10:00 IST: Hi there and welcome to our reside protection of the Malaysia Masters 2019 semifinal match between Saina Nehwal and Carolina Marin in Kuala Lampur.
The 28-year-old from Hyderabad, who had received the title in 2017 and was a runners-up within the 2011 version, will face a troublesome check subsequent when she faces three-time world champion Carolina Marin of Spain on Saturday.
Saina has defeated Marin 5 occasions and has misplaced to the Spaniard as many occasions within the final 10 conferences.
Nonetheless, Srikanth squandered a one-game benefit to go down Son Wan Ho within the males’s singles quarterfinals that lasted an hour and 12 minutes.
The ladies’s singles match began on an excellent keel as each Saina and Okuhara fought arduous, transferring collectively until 9-9.
Okuhara registered six straight factors to create an enormous hole however Saina confirmed her mettle as she slowly erased the deficit and grabbed a 17-16 lead at one stage.
On Thursday, Nehwal had registered a cushty 21-14, 21-16 win in opposition to Hong Kong’s Yip Pui Yin within the second spherical.