Malaysia Super Series badminton: Ajay Jayaram knocks out world No 2 Viktor Axelsen

Ajay Jayaram shocked India Open champion & Current Wold No2 Viktor Axelsen 9-21, 21-14, 21-19 to enter the quarterfinals of Malaysia Open Super Series. Ajay Jayaram is the only Indian shuttler remain in the tournament as Saina & PV Sindhu lost their matches yesterday.

Ajay Jayaram, who is currently ranked world No 20 in Badminton rankings lost his first game against Viktor, But he strongly come back in the match & win the match.

In Indian Open Super series first round Ajay was lost his match against Viktor.

Now Ajay Jayaram will play against World Rank 5th South Korean SON Wan Ho in quarter finals.

Ajay 0-2 Head to Head record against SON Wan Ho.

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Chong Wei, 35, who is playing for his 12th Malaysia Open crown needed only 27 minutes to see off Hong Kong’s Hu Yun 21-8, 21-6 at the Perpaduan Stadium in Petra Jaya.

The three-time Olympic silver medallist will play South Korea’s Jeon Hyeok Jin who defeated France’s Brice Leverdez 21-13, 21-10 earlier, next.

Also through to the last eight is reigning Olympic champion Chen Long of China who beat his compatriot Huang Yuxiang 16-21, 21-18, 21-10 in the second round.

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