PV Sindhu vs Akane Yamaguchi Indonesia Open Finals 2019 Highlights: PV Sindhu Loses To Akane Yamaguchi In Final

Updated:21 July 2019 15:07 IST

Indonesia Open 2019, PV Sindhu vs Akane Yamaguchi, Final Highlights Badminton Match Score: PV Sindhu lost 15-21,16-21 to Akane Yamaguchi.

PV Sindhu vs Akane Yamaguchi Indonesia Open Finals 2019 Highlights: PV Sindhu Loses To Akane Yamaguchi In Final
Indonesia Open Badminton Highlights: Akane Yamaguchi defeated PV Sindhu in the final. © Twitter

PV Sindhu suffered a heart-breaking loss to Japan's Akane Yamaguchi as she went down 15-21, 16-21 in the final of the Indonesia Open on Sunday. Yamaguchi took an early lead in the first game as she started the final with three consecutive points. At the mid-break of the first game, Sindhu fought back and was leading 11-8. However, Yamaguchi took nine points on the trot to take the first game 21-15. In the second game, Yamaguchi was all over her Indian opponent. In the second game at mid-break, Sindhu was trailing 8-11 but unlike Yamaguchi, she failed to recover from the deficit and eventually lost the summit clash.

Final Badminton Match Highlights Score Updates between PV Sindhu vs Akane Yamaguchi, Indonesia Open Badminton finals at Jakarta, Indonesia.

  • 14:57 (IST)Jul 21, 2019

    That's it from us!

    Thanks for joining us for the final of the Indonesia Open 2019. It was a pleasure bringing you all the live updates from the summit clash between PV Sindhu and Akane Yamaguchi. 
  • 14:56 (IST)Jul 21, 2019

    Yamaguchi wins the title!

    Heartbreak for PV Sindhu and India as Akane Yamaguchi takes the match in straight games.
  • 14:43 (IST)Jul 21, 2019

    Yamaguchi three points away from the title!

    Akane Yamaguchi needs just three points to take the final. 
  • 14:38 (IST)Jul 21, 2019

    Error in judgement from Sindhu!

    Again PV Sindhu misjudges the trajectory of the shuttle as it falls well inside the guideline. She trails 11-16 in the second game.
  • 14:37 (IST)Jul 21, 2019

    Unforced error!

    PV Sindhu gets a lucky point as Akane Yamaguchi hits that one wide.
  • 14:33 (IST)Jul 21, 2019

    Smash!

    PV Sindhu hits that one powerfully down the right corner. She still trails 9-12 to Akane Yamaguchi.
  • 14:31 (IST)Jul 21, 2019

    Sindhu trailing at mid-break of second game!

    PV Sindhu is trailing 8-11 at the mid-break of the second game against Akane Yamaguchi.
  • 14:20 (IST)Jul 21, 2019

    Yamaguchi takes the first game!

    PV Sindhu have to win the next game to stay alive in the final as she loses the first game 15-21.
  • 14:20 (IST)Jul 21, 2019

    Yamaguchi takes the first game!

    PV Sindhu have to win the next game to stay alive in the final as she loses the first game 15-21.
  • 14:16 (IST)Jul 21, 2019

    Three back-to-back points for Yamaguchi!

    Akane Yamaguchi takes the lead 17-14 with three consecutive points against PV Sindhu.
  • 14:13 (IST)Jul 21, 2019

    Unforced error!

    Another unforced error by Akane Yamaguchi and PV Sindhu is leading the way in the final of Indonesia Open 2019.
  • 14:09 (IST)Jul 21, 2019

    PV Sindhu leads at mid-break!

    PV Sindhu is leading 12-9 after taking a lead in the mid-break of the first game.
  • 14:02 (IST)Jul 21, 2019

    Unforced error!

    Akane Yamaguchi plays that wide as PV Sindhu leads in the first game 6-5. 
  • 13:59 (IST)Jul 21, 2019

    Back-to-back points for Sindhu!

    PV Sindhu fights back with two consecutive points, still trails 2-3.
  • 13:56 (IST)Jul 21, 2019

    Error in judgement from Sindhu!

    PV Sindhu misjudged that completely and Akane Yamaguchi takes the first point in the final.
  • 13:51 (IST)Jul 21, 2019

    The players are walking out!

    PV Sindhu and Akane Yamaguchi walks out to the court in the final of women's singles at Indonesia Open 2019.
  • 13:49 (IST)Jul 21, 2019

    Sindhu has the edge over Yamaguchi!

    PV Sindhu has won 10 matches against Akane Yamaguchi out of the 14 times these two players have met on the badminton court.
  • 13:37 (IST)Jul 21, 2019

    Yuki Fukushima, Sayaka Hirota win the doubles title!

    Yuki Fukushima, Sayaka Hirota beat Misaki Matsutomo, Ayaka Takahashi 21-16, 21-18 to win the Indonesia Open 2019.
  • 13:27 (IST)Jul 21, 2019

    Matsutomo, Takahashi leading 15-10!

    Misaki Matsutomo, Ayaka Takahashi are leading the second game 15-10 and it looks like the final will go into the decider.
  • 13:20 (IST)Jul 21, 2019

    Matsutomo, Takahashi leading at the mid-break of second game!

    Misaki Matsutomo, Ayaka Takahashi takes lead 11-9 at the mid-break in second game in the final. 
  • 13:07 (IST)Jul 21, 2019

    Fukushima, Hirota takes the first game!

    Yuki Fukushima, Sayaka Hirota wins the first game 21- 16 in the final of Indonesia Open 2019. Misaki Matsutomo, Ayaka Takahashi have to win the next game to stay alive in the final.
  • 12:55 (IST)Jul 21, 2019

    At mid-break in the first game Fukushima, Hirota are leading!

    The final has been a close contest so far. At the mid-break in the first game, Yuki Fukushima, Sayaka Hirota are leading in the final 11-8.
  • 12:41 (IST)Jul 21, 2019

    First up it is the women's doubles final!

    The women's doubles final is about to get underway.  PV Sindhu will be live in action after this match.
  • 12:28 (IST)Jul 21, 2019

    Hello and welcome!

    Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the Indonesia Open final between PV Sindhu and Akane Yamaguchi. 
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