LIVE - CWG 2022 | PV Sindhu enters semis in women's singles

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A big day for Indian shuttlers today, as one more win in the competition would guarantee their spots in the semis, and hence medals too. On day nine of the CWG 2022, the badminton action starts with PV Sindhu taking on Ji WEI Goh in her quarters match, followed by Aakarshi Kahsyap against Kirsty.

UPDATE - Lakshya Sen has taken his first game against Julien Paul 21-12. He is also leading 16-10 in the second.

UPDATE - Srikanth saw off a strong comeback by the Englishman to take the first game 21-19.

UPDATE - Kidambi Srikanth has gone into the break of his first game against England's Toby Penty leading 11-8.  


SINDHU (IND) 21 GOH (MAS) 18 (2-1)

That was some energy-sapping match by the two, but Sindhu finally has won and managed to enter the semis. 

SINDHU (IND) 20 GOH (MAS) 17 (1-1)

Sindhu has a match point now.

SINDHU (IND) 19 GOH (MAS) 16 (1-1)

Just two points away from a win here, Sindhu

SINDHU (IND) 17 GOH (MAS) 13 (1-1)

Sindhu is having longer rallies which is troubling Goh.

SINDHU (IND) 16 GOH (MAS) 12 (1-1)

Another point for the Indian, and Sindhu can see the finish line here.

SINDHU (IND) 15 GOH (MAS) 11 (1-1)

Sindhu starting to run away with this match now.

SINDHU (IND) 14 GOH (MAS) 11 (1-1)

Goh has a point after a long time, due to an unforced error by the Indian.

SINDHU (IND) 12 GOH (MAS) 10 (1-1)

Sindhu is using shots that would make her opponent move a lot more.

SINDHU (IND) 11 GOH (MAS) 10 (1-1)

And at the mid-game interval Sindhu has one point advantage.

SINDHU (IND) 9 GOH (MAS) 10 (1-1)

Goh is showing her class in this match, and she is in lead now.

SINDHU (IND) 8 GOH (MAS) 8 (1-1)

OKay scores are level once again, and another unforced error by the Indian.

SINDHU (IND) 8 GOH (MAS) 6 (1-1)

Sindhu gets at the better of Goh in a long rally and the latter looks tired.

SINDHU (IND) 6 GOH (MAS) 6 (1-1)

Both these players making a spate of unforced errors.

SINDHU (IND) 6 GOH (MAS) 5 (1-1)

Excellent rally by the two and Sindhu has another point.

SINDHU (IND) 5 GOH (MAS) 5 (1-1) 

Sindhu playing some effortless shots, which are troubling her opponent.

SINDHU (IND) 4 GOH (MAS) 3 (1-1) 

A wide return from Goh here. Sindhu takes lead.

SINDHU (IND) 3 GOH (MAS) 2 (1-1)

Goh is drawn into making an unforced error.

SINDHU (IND) 2 GOH (MAS) 2 (1-1)

A smash down the line and Sindhu has a point.

SINDHU (IND) 1 GOH (MAS) 1 (1-1)

Goh goes over the net and that is a foul. SIndhu has a point.

SINDHU (IND) 0 GOH (MAS) 1 (1-1)

And on to the last game here. Sindhu has the momentum.

SINDHU (IND) 21 GOH (MAS) 14 (1-1)

AND THAT IS GAME!! SINDHU IS BACK IN THE MATCH.

SINDHU (IND) 19 GOH (MAS) 14 (0-1)

An unforced error by Goh at worst possible time.

SINDHU (IND) 14 GOH (MAS) 11 (0-1)

Goh is certainly running out of steam there.

SINDHU (IND) 17 GOH (MAS) 14 (0-1)

Sindhu moves closer to taking the second game here.

SINDHU (IND) 16 GOH (MAS) 12 (0-1)

The Indian in total control of this game.

SINDHU (IND) 14 GOH (MAS) 11 (0-1)

A rare unforced error by Sindhu in this game

SINDHU (IND) 14 GOH (MAS) 10 (0-1)

Goh is caught in one corner of the court, and she looks a bit hurt.

SINDHU (IND) 13 GOH (MAS) 10 (0-1)

Goh gets a lucky point here, maybe the drift came to her rescue.

SINDHU (IND) 12 GOH (MAS) 8 (0-1)

A superb cross-court drop by Sindhu, and she looks confident.

SINDHU (IND) 11 GOH (MAS) 8 (0-1)

A three-point advantage for Sindhu at mid-game interval.

SINDHU (IND) 9 GOH (MAS) 7 (0-1)

A longish rally takes a lot of Goh here and Sindhu has another point.

SINDHU (IND) 8 GOH (MAS) 7 (0-1)

But the Indian needs to minimize the unforced errors. One down the line.

SINDHU (IND) 7 GOH (MAS) 5 (0-1)

Sindhu starting to trouble Goh a lot more as compared to first game.

SINDHU (IND) 6 GOH (MAS) 5 (0-1)

The shot just lands in as Sindhu decides not to play it.

SINDHU (IND) 6 GOH (MAS) 3 (0-1)

FInally the scoreline reaching where it should be, at least for the Indian.

SINDHU (IND) 5 GOH (MAS) 2 (0-1)

Sindhu is certainly not liking the way Goh is challenging her.

SINDHU (IND) 3 GOH (MAS) 2 (0-1)

Goh is not ready to give up as well. 

SINDHU (IND) 3 GOH (MAS) 1 (0-1)

If this match goes to third game, it will be tough on Goh.

SINDHU (IND) 1 GOH (MAS) 1 (0-1)

She needs to take point-by-point and not think too far ahead.

SINDHU (IND) 0 GOH (MAS) 0 (0-1)

The message from Sindhu's Korean coach is clear

'AARAM SE'

SINDHU (IND) 19 GOH (MAS) 21

CAN you believe this?

SINDHU LOSES THE FIRST GAME!

SINDHU (IND) 18 GOH (MAS) 19

Sindhu won't give it up easy and gets two points.

SINDHU (IND) 16 GOH (MAS) 19

Sindhu pulls a point back with a drop shot.

NOOOOO

GOH gets one again.

SINDHU (IND) 15 GOH (MAS) 18

Two-point lead for the Malaysian here. The Indian feeling the heat against an unseeded opponent.

SINDHU (IND) 15 GOH (MAS) 16

Sindhu has conceded a lead in the game for the first time. The Indian is nervous.

SINDHU (IND) 15 GOH (MAS) 15

Scores are level now. What is happening here.

SINDHU (IND) 15 GOH (MAS) 14

Wei looks super talented, and is troubling Sindhu with a her shots all over the court, especially closer to the net.

SINDHU (IND) 15 GOH (MAS) 13

The battle continues, and none of the players have managed to take a big lead.

SINDHU (IND) 15 GOH (MAS) 12

But Wei deserves a lot of credit. She could be the one for future and hasn't shied away from a competition with Sindhu.

SINDHU (IND) 14 GOH (MAS) 11

Till now Sindhu hasn't looked threatening. Maybe she is just seeing off the first game without pressuring herself much.

SINDHU (IND) 12 GOH (MAS) 10

Sindhu managing to create some good spaces here.

SINDHU (IND) 11 GOH (MAS) 9

Goh pulls one back, but Sindhu not keen on giving up her lead. She goes into the mid-game interval with a slight lead.

SINDHU (IND) 9 GOH (MAS) 7

Sindhu is making Goh come close to the net and then go for smashes.

SINDHU (IND) 8 GOH (MAS) 6

Goh has done well so far in the match and hasn't let Sindhu take a big lead.

SINDHU (IND) 5 GOH (MAS) 4

Goh troubled Sindhu the last time, and The Indian must be wary. She won't take it easy now.

SINDHU (IND) 5 GOH (MAS) 2 

Goh pulls two back, but Sindhu showing who the boss is.

SINDHU (IND) 4 GOH (MAS) 0 

Sindhu getting some nice shots across the court. Good start for the Indian.

SINDHU (IND) 3 GOH (MAS) 0 

And healthy lead for the Indian at the start.

SINDHU (IND) 1 GOH (MAS) 0 

Goh starts with an unforced error. 

SINDHU (IND) GOH (MAS) 

Both the players warming-up here. Sindhu would like to finish that soon.

SINDHU (IND) GOH (MAS) 

And it's quarters time. Sindhu starts as the favourite and is one win away from another CWG medal.

UPDATE - STAY TUNED. LIVE ACTION STARTS AT 4.20PM.


SCHEDULE DAY 9

ATHLETICS AND PARA ATHLETICS

Women’s F55-57 Shot Put Final: Poonam Sharma, Sharmilam, Santosh - 2:50 pm

Women’s 10,000m Race Walk Final: Priyanka, Bhawana Jat- 3 pm

Men’s 3000m Steeplechase Final: Avinash Sable - 4:20 pm

Women’s Tea 4x100m Relay round 1, Heat 1: Hima Das, Dutee Chand, Shrbani Nanda, NS Simi - 4:45 pm

Women’s Hammer Throw Final: Manju Bala - 11:30 pm

Men’s 5000m Final: Avinash Sable - 12:40 am

SQUASH

Men’s doubles, quarterfinal: V Senthilkumar/Abhay Singh vs Yow Eain Ng/Wern Chee Yuen - 5:15 pm

Mixed doubles, semifinal: Dipika Pallikal/Saurav Ghosal vs Joelle King/Paul Coll - 6 pm

BADMINTON

Women’s singles quarterfinals: PV Sindhu vs Jin Wei Goh - 4:20 pm

Women’s singles quarterfinals: Akarshi Kashyap vs Kirsty Gilmour - 6 pm

Men’s singles quarterfinals: Kidambi Srikanth vs Toby Penty - 10 pm

Men’s singles quarterfinals: Lakshya Sen vs Paul Georges - 10 pm

Women’s doubles quarterfinals: Treesa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand Tahlia Richardson/Katherine Wynter - 10:50 pm

Men’s doubles quarterfinals: Chirag Shetty/Satwiksairaj Rankireddy vs Schueler/Nathan - 11:40 pm

BOXING

Women’s Minimumweight (45-48kg) semifinal: Nitu Ghangas vs Priyanka Dhillon - 3 pm

Men’s Flyweight (48kg-51kg) semifinal: Amit Panghal vs Patrick Chinyemba - 3:30 pm

Women’s Light Flyweight (48kg-50kg) semifinal: Nikhat Zareen vs Savannah Stubley - 7:15 pm

Women’s Lightweight (57kg-60kg) semifinal: Jaismine vs Gemma Richardson - 8 pm

Men’s Featherweight, semifinal: Mohammad Hussamuddin vs Joseph Commey - 11:30 pm

Men’s Welterweight (63.5kg-67kg) semifinal: Rohit Tokas vs Stephen Zimba - 12:45 pm

Super Heavyweight (over 92kg) semifinal: Sagar vs Ifeanyi Onyekwere - 1:30 am

CRICKET

Women’s T20 semi-final: India vs England - 3:30 pm

HOCKEY

Men’s team semi-final: India vs South Africa - 10:30 pm

TABLE TENNIS AND PARA TABLE TENNIS

Women’s doubles round of 16: Akula Sreeja/Reeth Tennison vs Anna Chloe Thomas Wu Zang/Lara Whitton- 2 pm

Women’s doubles round of 16: Manika Batra/Diya Parag Chitale vs Oumehani Hosenally/Nandashwaree Jalim -  2 pm

Men’s Singles quarterfinal: Sharath Kamal vs Quek Izaac Yong - 2:40 pm

Men’s singles quarterfinal: G Sathiyan vs Sam Walker - 3:25 PM IST

Men’s singles quarterfinal: Sanil Shetty vs Liam Pitchford - 3:25 PM IST

Women’s singles semifinal: Sreeja Akula vs Tianwei Feng - 4:10 PM IST

Men’s doubles semifinal: Sharath Kamal/G Sathiyan vs Nicholas Lum/Finn Luu - 4:55 PM IST

Mixed doubles semifinals: Achanta Sharath Kamal/ Akula Sreeja vs Nicholas Lum/Minhyung Jee - 6 pm

Women’s doubles quarter-final* - 8:30 PM IST

WRESTLING (starts at 3 pm)

Men’s Freestyle 57kg quarterfinals: Ravi Kumar vs Suraj Singh

Men’s Freestyle 97kg quarterfinals: Deepak Nehra vs Randhawa

Women’s Freestyle 76kg quarterfinals: Pooja Sihag vs Montague

Women’s Freestyle 53 kg - Nordic System match 1: Vinesh Phogat vs Mercy

Women’s Freestyle 50 kg - Nordic System match 1:Pooja Gehlot vs Lemofack

Men’s Freestyle 74kg 1/8 Final: Naveen vs Ogbonna John

Women’s Freestyle 53 kg - Nordic System match 2: Vinesh Phogat vs Samantha

Women’s Freestyle 50 kg - Nordic System match 2:Pooja Gehlot vs Ndolo

Women’s Freestyle 53 kg - Nordic System match 3: Vinesh Phogat vs Keshani

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