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newsbadminton4 months ago

Veteran Ajay Jayaram announces retirement from professional badminton

Ajay Jayaram, who was part of the Indian badminton team which won a bronze at the Asia Team Championships 2016, announced his retirement recently from the game. The 34-year-old, who won the Dutch Open twice, had a career spanning close to two decades and started playing at the age of seven.
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newsbadminton9 months ago

Ajay Jayaram loses Belgian International 2021 final against Malaysia's Ng Tze Yong

Veteran Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram lost the final at the Belgian International tournament on Saturday, against Malaysia's Ng Tze Yong, 21-14, 21-14. Jayaram was the only Indian to make it this far in the meet, while the likes of Shubhankar Dey, Siril Verma and Harsheel Dani lost in first round.
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newsbadminton3 years ago

Hyderabad Open | Sourabh Verma and Ashwini Ponnappa-N Sikki Reddy defeat compatriots to advance to semi finals

Sourabh Verma registered a comfortable victory against Ajay Jayaram in the men’s singles to reach the semis of the ongoing Hyderabad Open. Meanwhile, the top-seeded pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and Sikki Reddy took down the eighth seeds in their quarter-final match and entered the top four.
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newsbadminton3 years ago

Hyderabad Open | Sourabh Verma advances, P Kashyap bows out

India had a mixed day in the Hyderabad open on Thursday with Sourabh Verma advancing into the quarter-finals to join Ajay Jayram and Subhankar Dey, while Parupalli Kashyap got eliminated. While Verma had a easy straight games win against Sun Feixiang, Kashyap lost to Loh Kean Yew in the decider.
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reportbadminton3 years ago

Canada Open | Ajay Jayaram, Sourabh Verma and Lakshya Sen qualify for Round 2

Ajay Jayram, Sourabh Verma and Lakshya Sen have registered victories in the first round of the ongoing Canada Open badminton competition. Parupalli Kashyap and HS Prannoy have also made it to the second round after they got bye in the first round of the Canada Open Super 100 tournament.
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reportbadminton3 years ago

New Zealand Open | Lakshya Sen enters main draw as Parupalli Kashyap bows out

India started the New Zealand Open tournament in a mix with Lakshya Sen sealing a berth in the first main round of the competition while Parupalli Kashyap failed to make the cut. India kick start their main campaign tomorrow as Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy, Sai Praneeth and more take centre stage.
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newsbadminton3 years ago

Top Indian badminton stars facing shortage of funds for international tournaments

Numerous Indian badminton players are facing a cash crunch to finance their international commitments, courtesy the BAI’s bizarre informal rule of funding players, who are placed in the top 25 of BWF World rankings. This had led to them writing a letter to the BAI President to seek funding.
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newsbadminton3 years ago

Orleans Masters | Ajay Jayaram, Parupalli Kashyap bow out in pre-quarterfinals

Ajay Jayaram, Parupallli Kashyap, Mugda Agrey and Mithun Manjunath have been defeated in straight games in the third round of the ongoing Orleans Masters in France. The Indian women’s doubles and mixed doubles pair also lost their respective matches to crash out of the BWF Tour Super 100 tournament.
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newsbadminton3 years ago

Swiss Open | B Sai Praneeth to clash with Sameer Verma in all Indian pre-quarters

Sameer Verma overcame the challenge of Ajay Jayram in straight games, while B Sai Praneeth got walkover by an injured England’s Rajiv Oushep to set up a pre-quarter final. The men’s doubles duo of Pranav Jerry Chopra and Chirag Shetty advanced to the next round by beating Astrup and Rasmussen.
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newsbadminton3 years ago

Barcelona Spain Masters | Sourabh Verma, Parupalli Kashyap, Ajay Jayram enter second round in men's singles

Sourabh Verma, Parupalli Kashyap and Ajay Jayaram have moved to the second round of men's singles after winning their respective ties at the USD 150,000 Barcelona Spain Masters. Sourabh, who won his third National title last week, beat Spain's Luís Enrique Penalver by a margin of 21-15, 21-16.
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