Shuttler Ajay Jayaram loses in men’s singles semifinal

first_imgBarcelona: Indian challenge at the Barcelona Spain Masters ended on Saturday with shuttler Ajay Jayaram’s defeat in the men’s singles semifinal. Jayaram lost 20-22, 12-21 to Thailand’s Kunlavut Vitidsarin in a match that lasted 39 minutes.Jayaram had defeated compatriot and former world No.1 Kidambi Srikanth Enroute the semifinal.Earlier on Friday, Saina Nehwal crashed out of the $170,000 Barcelona Spain Masters after she lost 20-22, 19-21 to Thailand’s Busanan Ongbamrungphan in the quarterfinal.The defeats came as a blow to both Saina and Srikanth who are facing an uphill battle to improve their rankings and secure Olympic qualification. IANS Also Read: Saina Nehwal bows out, Ajay Jayaram in quartersAlso Watch: Assam government to provide arsenic-free drinking water in river island Majulilast_img

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