Ajay Jayaram

  • Kashyap drops to 20th; Nehwal, Sindhu retain 8th and 11th positions 16-01-2014 04:22 PM

    New Delhi: India's top men's shuttler Parupalli Kashyap dropped four places to 20th in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released Thursday. As Kashyap dropped to 20th, Mumbai's Ajay Jayaram climbed two places to 22nd in the men's singles rankings. Meanwhile, Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu retained their respective...
  • Saina Nehwal, Ajay Jayaram lose; India's campaign over in Hong Kong 21-11-2013 03:25 PM

    Hong Kong: Saina Nehwal's poor run continued this season as she crashed out of the women's singles competition after suffering a narrow defeat against Porntip Buranaprasertsuk of Thailand in the second round of the Hong Kong Super Series badminton tournament in Kowloon here Thursday. Seventh seed Saina, who improved a...
  • Denmark Super Series: Saina Nehwal, Gurusaidutt enter quarters, P Kashyap out 17-10-2013 10:44 PM

    Odense: Defending champion Saina Nehwal advanced to the quarter-finals of the Denmark Super Series Premier with a straight-game thrashing of Scotland's Kirsty Gilmour in the second round of the women's singles competition on Thursday. The London Olympics bronze medallist notched up a 21-12 21-7 victory over Gilmour in a women's...
  • Indian shuttlers exit Japan Open 20-09-2013 02:09 PM

    Tokyo: The Indian challenge at the $200,000 Japan Open Super Series ended here on Friday after shuttlers Ajay Jayaram, K. Srikanth and HS Prannoy lost their respective men's singles quarter-finals at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium. Fifth seeded Vietnamese Tien Minh Nguyen overcame Mumbai's Jayaram in straight games in 40 minutes....
  • PV Sindhu, Pawar, Jayaram reach second round of Japan Open 18-09-2013 05:56 PM

    Tokyo: It was a good day for Indian shuttlers as PV Sindhu and others moved into the second round of the Japan Open Super Series being held at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium here on Wednesday. Sindhu, K Srikanth, Ajay Pawar, Ajay Jayaram, HS Prannoy and the combine of Manu Attri...
  • Jayaram fails to cross first hurdle at China Masters 12-09-2013 10:21 AM

    Changzhou (China): After a splendid performance at the inaugural Indian Badminton League (IBL), Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram on Thursday suffered a shock defeat against lower-ranked Chinese Yuekun Chen in the opening round of the China Masters here. The world number 24 Indian, who had beaten the likes of world number...
  • Hyderabad Hotshots win inaugural Indian Badminton League title 31-08-2013 11:43 PM

    Mumbai: Saina Nehwal-led Hyderabad Hotshots crowned themselves as the champions of the inaugural Indian Badminton League when they downed Awadhe Warriors 3-1 in the finals at the NSCI Stadium here on Saturday. Indian shuttle queen Saina brought the Hotshots on level terms by trouncing her young challenger P V Sindhu...
  • I want to break into top 15 this year: Ajay Jayaram 30-08-2013 10:42 PM

    Mumbai: He stunned world number 5 Vietnamese Tien Minh Nguyen twice in the ongoing Indian Badminton League (IBL) but Hyderabad Hotshots men's singles player Ajay Jayaram on Friday said he needs to work on his consistency to reach his target of breaking into the top 15 this year. "I have...
  • Saina, Sindhu begin campaign with wins in Badminton Worlds 07-08-2013 07:58 PM

    Guangzhou: Saina Nehwal on Wednesday started her campaign for an elusive medal at the World Championships with a crushing straight-game victory over lower-ranked Olga Golovanova of Russia in the women's singles competition of the prestigious event here. London Olympics bronze medallist Saina, who had reached the quarter-finals of previous editions...
  • Nehwal to begin campaign at World Championships on Wednesday 06-08-2013 09:31 PM

    Guangzhou, China: Saina Nehwal will begin her campaign for an elusive medal against lower-ranked Olga Golovanova in the women's singles, while male shuttler Ajay Jayaram will look to continue his good form in the second round of the World Championships here on Wednesday. London Olympics bronze medallist, Saina reached the...
  • Ajay Jayaram stuns world No. 12, Kashyap too wins in World Championships 05-08-2013 07:55 PM

    Guangzhou: Shuttler Ajay Jayaram notched up a stunning victory over higher-ranked Wing Ki Wong of Hong Kong, while Parupalli Kashyap survived a scare in the opening round of the men's singles competition in the 2013 BWF World Championships here Monday. The 25-year-old Ajay, ranked 24th, was good in his attack...
  • Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu retain rankings 09-05-2013 04:17 PM

    New Delhi: Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu retained their women's singles rankings in the list released by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Thursday. Saina is currently at No. 2 while Sindhu, with her win in Malaysia last week, stayed put at 13th. Parupalli Kashyap is the highest...
  • Kashyap drops out of top-10, Sindhu moves up 02-05-2013 05:31 PM

    New Delhi: After achieving a career-high of World No.6 last week, Parupalli Kashyap dropped out of the men's singles top-10 in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released Thursday. Due to a first round exit at the recently concluded India Open, Kashyap dropped five places to be ranked 11. But...
  • Saina, Kashyap retain rankings 18-04-2013 04:18 PM

    New Delhi: World No.2 Saina Nehwal retained her place in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) women's singles rankings released on Thursday. City-mate P.V. Sindhu currently playing in the Badminton Asia Championships in Taipei also kept her 16th place. London Olympics quarter-finalist Parupalli Kashyap, Mumbai's Ajay Jayaram and Sourabh Verma...
  • P Kashyap achieves career-best ranking of No.7 11-04-2013 04:29 PM

    New Delhi: London Olympics quarter-finalist Parupalli Kashyap jumped to a career-best ranking of World No.7 in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released on Thursday. The Hyderabadi jumped a place, overtaking Chinese Chen Jin, to be in the top-7 in the men's singles rankings while Mumbai's Ajay Jayaram retained his...
  • Shuttler Kashyap climbs to top 20 in BWF rankings 23-11-2012 02:15 PM

    New Delhi: London Olympics quarterfinalist Parupalli Kashyap jumped three places in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) men's singles rankings to be placed at 20. The 26-year-old Kashyap, who lost in the second round of Hong Kong Open Super Series on Thursday, is currently a notch lower than his best world...