newsbadminton9 days ago

Indians out of contention in Chinese Taipei Open as Ajay Jayaram loses the quarter-finals

India's campaign at the Chinese Taipei Open came to an end at the quarter final stage as Ajay Jayaram was beaten by Malaysian Lee Zii Jia in straight games of 16-21, 9-21. With the Denmark Open and French Open scheduled for later this month, many top shuttlers had decided to skip the event.
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newsbadminton19 days ago

Korea Open | Saina Nehwal lone winner for India after first round

Saina Nehwal marched past her opponent without much difficulty winning the match in 40 minutes to reach the pre-quarterfinal. Earlier in the month, after the Asian Games, Saina Nehwal had made an unceremonial first-round exit from the China Open where she had won the title in the year 2015.
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newsbadminton20 days ago

Korea Open | Ajay Jayaram loses in qualifiers

Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram failed to enter the main draw of the USD 600,000 Korea Open World Tour Super 500 tournament after losing in the qualification round in Seoul on Tuesday. Saina Nehwal and Sameer Verma will represent India in the main draw of the Korea Open Badminton Tournament.
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newsbadminton21 days ago

Korea Open | Kidambi Srikanth to miss as Saina to lead Indian challenge

World number eight Kidambi Srikanth has decided to give the upcoming Korea Open a miss after two back to back tournaments on the trot in last the two weeks. Saina Nehwal, who skipped the Japan Open, will participate to get into shape after her unceremonial first-round exit in China Open.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Vietnam Open 2018 | Ajay Jayaram bags silver after losing final to Shesar Hiren Rhustavito

Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram has bagged the silver medal after losing to Indonesia’s Shesar Hiren Rhustavito in the final match of the Vietnam Open 2018. Following the defeat in the finals, Jayaram has taken his tally of silver medals to two with consecutive runner-up finishes in a span of a month.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Vietnam Open | Ajay Jayaram through to final; Mithun Manjunath ousted

Indian badminton star Ajay Jayaram has reached the finals of the ongoing 2018 Vietnam Open after defeating Japan’s Yu Igarashi in straight games of 21-14, 21-19. However, fellow compatriot Mithun Manjunath has been knocked out after losing to Indonesia’s Shesar Hiren Rhustavito in the semi-finals.
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reportbadminton2 months ago

Vietnam Open | Ajay Jayaram, Mithun Manjunath book semi-final berth; Rituparna Das crashes out

Indian shuttlers Ajay Jayaram and Mithun Manjunath have fought hard to qualify for the semi-finals in the men’s singles category at the 2018 Vietnam Open. However, their compatriot Rituparna Das has crashed out of the tournament after losing to Thailand’s Phittayaporn Chaiwan.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Vietnam Open | Ajay Jayaram, Rituparna Das secure quarter-final spot

Indian ace Ajay Jayaram pulled off a stunning win against top seed Ygor Coelho in the second round of the Vietnam Open being played at Ho Chi Minh City by a score of 22-20, 21-14. Meanwhile, Rituparna Das continued her impressive form as she beat sixth seed Sung Shuo to secure the round four spot.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Vietnam Open 2018 | Ajay Jayaram, Siril Verma, and Rituparna Das shine on Day 1

Indian shuttlers Ajay Jayaram, Siril Verma, and Rituparna Das have made it to the next round of the 2018 Vietnam Open after winning their respective matches in the singles category on Day 1. The other Indians shuttlers, particularly the doubles players, also impressed on Day 1 of the Tour 100 event.
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newsbadminton2 months ago

Vietnam Open | Lakshya Sen withdraws due to injury; Ajay Jayaram sole Indian contender for medal

After Lakshya Sen failed to recover from shin splint injuries in time for the upcoming Vietnam Open, Ajay Jayaram will bear the hopes of winning a medal at this year's Vietnam Open. However, Mithun Manjunath, who reached the semifinals of the Russian Open, is also slated to play a qualifier.
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