Seoul [South Korea], Sept 29 (ANI
): Ace India
n shuttler Ajay Jayaram
produced a gritty performance, outlasting China's Huang Yuxiang in straight games to progress through to the quarterfinals
of the ongoing Korea Open
Super Series here on Thursday.
Jayaram, ranked 27th in the world, defeated Yuxiang 23-21, 21-18 in an enthralling second round contest that lasted 40 minutes. He will next face Lee Hyun Il from Korea on Friday.
In another match, B Sai Praneeth went down 9-21, 15-21 to sixth seed Son Wan Ho from Korea. (ANI