Free Press Journal
  • Chinese Taipei Open : Shuttler Jayaram enters quarters, Sourabh exits

    Taipei City: 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 here on Thursday. Jayaram, a former World No. 13 Indian, registered a 21-10, 22-20 win over Kim in a 37-minute battle. The 30-year-old, who had reached the finals of Korea Open in 2015, will face Malaysia’s Lee Zii Jia next.

  • Jayaram ends runner-up at Vietnam Open

    Ho Chi Minh City : Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram had to be content with a runner-up at the Vietnam Open after losing the final to Shesar Hiren Rhustavito of Indonesia here.

  • Ajay Jayaram enters Vietnam Open final

    Ho CHi Minh City : India’s Ajay Jayaram stood a step away from his first title of the season as he made it to the finals of the Vietnam Open after defeating Japan’s Yu Igarashi in straight games here on Saturday.

  • Shuttlers Ajay Jayaram, Rituparna Das and Mithun Manjunath march into quarter-finals

    Ho Chi Minh City : Indian shuttlers Ajay Jayaram, Rituparna Das and Mithun Manjunath were through to the quarter-finals of the Vietnam Open Tour Super 100 tournament here on Thursday. Jayaram, who touched a career-high rank of 13, toppled top seeded Brazilian Ygor Coelho 22-20, 21-14 in 34 minutes and will next face Canada’s Xiaodong Sheng.

  • BWF rankings: Kidambi Srikanth drops to seventh, HS Prannoy placed 13th

    New Delhi: Indian shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and H S Prannoy today slipped three and five places to be placed at the seventh and 13th spots respectively in the latest BWF world ranking. Srikanth, who had clinched the silver at the Commonwealth Games, has not played in any tournament since participating at the Asia championship in April, while Prannoy had decided to not defend his US Open title and it seemed to have affected

  • Ajay Jayaram, Sourabh Verma eye good run at New Zealand Open

    Auckland: After recovering from their respective injuries, Indian shuttlers Ajay Jayaram and Sourabh Verma will look to regain touch and form when they compete at the USD 150,000 New Zealand Super 300 tournament starting here tomorrow.  Jayaram, who returned to action at the China Masters early this month after recovering from a hamstring injury that took nearly eight months to heal, opens his campaign against fourth seed Hsu Jen Hao from Chinese

  • Saina, Carolina hit out at cramped BWF calendar

    Still battling to return to full fitness after the knee surgery last year, Saina conceded that she could have possibly played a few more tournaments had the BWF calendar been a bit more flexible.

  • Sindhu, Praneeth win at World C’ships

    Glasgow : Indians continued their good run at the World Badminton Championship with P V Sindhu, B Sai Praneeth and Ajay Jayaram registering straight game victories in singles events.

  • K Srikanth, Prannoy improve BWF ranking

    New Delhi : Riding on his performance at the Indonesia Super Series Premier last week, Indian ace K Srikanth improved 11 places to jump to the 11th spot in the latest BWF World ranking here on Thursday.

  • Sindhu advances, Jayaram bows out of Badminton Asia Championships

    Wuhan (China): Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu defeated Aya Ohori of Japan to advance into the second round of the Badminton Asia Championships while compatriot Ajay Jayaram bowed out of the tournament going down to Chinese Taipei’s Hsu Jen Hao here on Thursday.

  • Jayaram out of Malaysia Open

    Kuching (Malaysia) : Shuttler Ajay Jayaram lost to South Korean fifth seed Son Wan Ho in the men’s singles quarter-finals to bring an end to India’s campaign at the Malaysia Open Superseries here on Friday.

  • Malaysia Open 2017: PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal make first-round exit

    Sarawak: Rio Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu suffered a major setback as she crashed out of the Malaysia Open Super Series Premier tournament after going down Chen Yufei of China in the women’s singles event here on Wednesday.

  • Saina, Ajay advance at Malaysia Masters

    Sibu : Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Ajay Jayaram advanced in the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold here on Thursday.

  • Saina, Jayaram in pre-quarters

    Sarawak : Top Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Ajay Jayaram reached the prequarterfinals of the season-opening Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold after notching up contrasting wins in women’s and men’s singles competition respectively here on Wednesday.Top seed Saina, who is desperatley looking for a win to boost her confidence after recovering from a knee surgery which derailed her Rio Olympics campaign lat year, spanked Thailand’s Chasinee Korepap 21-9 21-8 in a lop-sided contest.

  • PV Sindhu lone Indian survivor

    Fuzhou : Rio Olympics silver-medallist PV Sindhu emerged as the lone Indian survivor at the ongoing China Open Super Series tournament after she booked her place in the semi-finals of the women’s singles event here on Friday.

  • PV Sindhu in semis, Ajay Jayaram loses in China Open

    Fuzhou (China): Olympic silver medallist P.V. Sindhu advanced to the semi-finals, while Ajay Jayaram exited in the last eight stage of the China Superseries Premier badminton tournament here on Friday.

Back To Top