Shuttler Ajay Jayaram Reaches Dutch Open Semis

Updated: 11 October 2014 10:07 IST

Indian badminton player Ajay Jayaram, who returned to the circuit after a seven-month injury layoff in August, defeated the third seeded Rumbaka 9-11, 9-11, 11-6, 11-7, 11-5 in a 50-minute quarter-final at Almere, Netherlands late on Friday.

Almere, Netherlands:
File photo of Indian badminton player Ajay Jayaram.

Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram was taken to the distance before overcoming Indonesian Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka as he entered the men's singles semi-finals of the $50,000 Dutch Open Grand Prix here.

The 13th-seeded Indian, who returned to the circuit after a seven-month injury layoff in August, defeated the third seeded Rumbaka 9-11, 9-11, 11-6, 11-7, 11-5 in a 50-minute quarter-final at the Topsportcentrum Almere late Friday.

With the win, Jayaram levelled their head-to-head to two-all.

The Mumbaikar will next take on top seed Rajiv Ouseph of England on Saturday.

Topics : Badminton
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