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Ajay Jayaram bows out of 2015 Russian Open; loses his semifinal in straight games
Ajay Jayaram bows out of 2015 Russian Open; loses his semifinal in straight games

  Ajay Jayaram lost his semifinal in straight games India’s Ajay Jayaram bowed out of the 2015 Russian Open, after losing his semifinal to Tommy Sugiarto of Japan 21-17 21-7 in 33 minutes on Saturday. The opening game proved to be a close affair, but it was surge in points at different intervals- first at the 5-5 mark- then, at the 15-15 mark for Sugiarto, that proved to be key moments in the game and ensured that Jayaram was on

Jul 25 2015
2015 Russian Open: Schedule for Indian players on Saturday
2015 Russian Open: Schedule for Indian players on Saturday

Can Ajay Jayaram progress through to the final? After a few disappointing tournaments earlier in the year, Ajay Jayaram seems to have finally found some much-needed form and has a great chance to carry it forward when he faces the top seed Tommy Sugiarto of Russia in the semifinals of the 2015 Russian Open on Saturday. As far as Manu Attri and Sumeeth Reddy are concerned, they would be hoping they haven't developed any rust into their

Jul 24 2015
Ajay Jayaram moves into the semifinals of the Russian Open
Ajay Jayaram moves into the semifinals of the Russian Open

Ajay Jayaram continued his fine run Showing great fitness levels, despite playing two matches on Thursday, India’s Ajay Jayaram moved into the semifinals of the 2015 Russian Open, after beating Wei Feng Chong of Malaysia 21-15 21-13 in the quarterfinal on Friday. The opening game began on a topsy-turvy note, but at the crucial turn in the match came at the 10-10 mark, when Jayaram first took the lead and then maintained the pressure o

Jul 24 2015
2015 Russian Open: Schedule for Indian players on Thursday
2015 Russian Open: Schedule for Indian players on Thursday

Ajay Jayaram will play his quarterfinal on Thursday After playing two games in a single day, it seems like there would be no relief for the number 3 seed Ajay Jayaram, who will play his quarterfinal against the No.5 seed Wei Feng Chng of Malaysia  on Thursday. Tanvi Lad, who came through a tough three-game encounter against Linda Zetchiri of Bulgaria will also play her quarterfinal against Evgeniya Kosetskaya while the Indian Mixed Dou

Jul 23 2015
2015 Russia Open: Day 2 Results
2015 Russia Open: Day 2 Results

Ajay Jayaram over came not one but two opponents to move into the quarterfinals Playing 2 matches on the same day can certainly be a difficult task but WorldNo.31 and 3rd seed Ajay Jayaram showed great levels of fitnees to first beat Jarolim Vicen of Slovakia in the 3rd round and then overcoming Russia’s Anatoliy Yarstev in the evening to move into the quarterfinals of the 2015 Russian Open. In the Women’s singles Tanv

Russian Open: Round 1 results
Russian Open: Round 1 results

Ajay Jayaram won his first round match convincingly Indian shuttlers fared decently in the first round of the Russian Open on the 22nd of July with Lalita Dahiya being the only casualty on Day 1, losing to 8th seeded Russian Natalia Perminova in straight sets. 3rd seeded Ajay Jayaram won comfortably against Russian Kirill Timofeev, while Tanvi Lad had to fight it out against Victoria Slobodjanuk to emerge v

Jul 22 2015
Ajay Jayaram moves into the second round of Russia Open with a commanding win
Ajay Jayaram moves into the second round of Russia Open with a commanding win

Ajay Jayaram moved into the second round of Russia Open India’s Ajay Jayaram moved into the second round of the 2015 Russian Open after beating Kirill Timofeev convincingly 21-7 21-7 in a mere 17 minutes in the opening round on Wednesday. Game 1 saw the Indian dominate proceedings as he raced away to a 5-0 lead at the start and then further built that lead by winning 8 out of the next 11 points to go 13-3 up.That surge in points put h

Jul 22 2015
2015 Russian Open: Schedule for Indian players on Wednesday
2015 Russian Open: Schedule for Indian players on Wednesday

Ajay Jayaram will look to put up a good performance  After a disappointing Chinese Taipei campaign, India will be hoping in to deliver a better performance at the Russian open, starting on Tuesday. The Men’s Singles contingent will be led by Ajay Jayaram, who is seeded third in the competition  and will be hoping to do well after few disappointing outing lately. Tanvi Lad and Lalita Dahiya will carry the Indian hopes in the

Jul 21 2015
Russian Open 2015- A look at the draw for the Indian players
Russian Open 2015- A look at the draw for the Indian players

Ajay Jayaram will look to progress deep into the tournament Eight Indian players will be participating in the 18th edition of the $50,000 Russian Open Grand Prix 2015 which will kick off in the city of Vladivostok from July 21. As of now, none of the Indian shuttlers have managed to seal the title in the last seventeen editions of this tournament. The performance of the Indians was very bad in the recently concluded Tai

Jul 20 2015
Yonex Chinese Taipei Open 2015 - A look at the draw for the Indian players
Yonex Chinese Taipei Open 2015 - A look at the draw for the Indian players

Srikanth Kidambi Four Indian players will be participating in the 35th edition of the Yonex Open Chinese Taipei Championships which will be held in the city of Taipei from July 14th to July 19th. This US $200,000 tournament is a Grand Prix Gold category tournament and is the eighth of its kind in 2015. As of now, only two Indian players have managed to seal the title in the last 34 editions of this tournament. Saina Nehw

Jul 14 2015
Shuttler Jayaram seeded third at Russian Open
Shuttler Jayaram seeded third at Russian Open

Ajay Jayaram Vladivostok, July 6 (IANS) Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram has been seeded No.3 in men's singles at the $50,000 Russian Open Grand Prix which will be played at the Sport Hall Olympic here from July 21 to 26. The Mumbaikar will open his campaign against South Africa's Prakash Vijaynath. Men's singles is the only category in the tournament which has a Round of 64 as the other four sections are Rounds of 32. In women'

Jul 6 2015
Shuttler Srikanth Kidambi seeded No.3 at Chinese Taipei Open
Shuttler Srikanth Kidambi seeded No.3 at Chinese Taipei Open

Srikanth Kidambi Taipei, July 5 (IANS) World No. 3 shuttler Kidambi Srikanth is the only Indian to be seeded at the $200,000 Chinese Taipei Grand Prix Gold which will be held at the Taipei Arena here from July 14 to 19. Guntur-born Srikanth is seeded No. 3 in men's singles and will open his campaign against local boy Tzu Wei Wang. R.M.V. Gurusaidutt and Ajay Jayaram have got direct entry into the main draw of the tournament. P.V. Sind

Jul 5 2015
Ajay Jayaram knocked out of the Canada Open
Ajay Jayaram knocked out of the Canada Open

Ajay Jayaram lost his quarterfinal in straight games   India’s Ajay Jayaram was knocked out of the 2015 Canada Open, after losing 21-16 21-15 to number one seed Marc Zwiebler of Germany in the quarterfinal stage of the competition on Friday. Game 1 proved to be a close affair with both players going toe-to-toe, but the crucial turn came at the 13-13 mark when  Zwiebler first won 2 points to go 15-13 up and then won the

Jun 27 2015
2015 Canada Open-Schedule for Indian players on Friday
2015 Canada Open-Schedule for Indian players on Friday

Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa will play their quarterfinal Apart from being a crucial blow, that being elimination of Manu Attri and Sumeeth Reddy from the competition, India had a decent Day 3 at the 2015 Canada open, with 2 out of the 3 Men’s Singles pairs progressing and the recently elevated pairing of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa also moving into the quarterfinals. Day 4 promises to be yet another exciting affair with som

Jun 26 2015
Yonex Canada Open- Round-up of Day 3 Results
Yonex Canada Open- Round-up of Day 3 Results

Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa progressed through to the quarterfinals It was an average third day for the Indian shuttlers at the Yonex Canada Open Grand Prix tournament. While in men’s singles two out of the three progressed through to the next round; there was a setback as the pairs of Manu Attri and B.Sumeeth Reddy and Tarun Kona and N.Siki Reddy were shown the exit doors in men’s and mixed doubles respective

Jun 26 2015
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