AJAY IS IN LAST 8 AT CHINESE TALPEI TOURNEY

 

Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram progressed to the quarterfinals of the Chinese Taipei BWF World Tour Super 300 tournament after ousting Denmark’s Kim Bruun in straight games in the second round on Thursday.

Jayaram, a former world No. 13 Indian, registered a 21-10, 22-20 win over Kim in a 37-year-old, who had reached the finals of Korea Open in 2015, will face Malaysia’s Lee Zii Jia next.
Former national champion Sourabh Verma, who had won the $75,000 Russian Open in July and had qualified for the Indian team at 18th Asian Games after recovering from injury, lost to Japan’s Riichi Takeshita 21-19, 21-23, 16-21 to bow out of the tournament.
Jayaram dished out a clinical effort as he led 6-0 at one point.

 

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