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Ajay Jayaram (born 28 September 1987) is a badminton player from Mumbai sponsored by Li-Ning.[1][2] He plays for the Mumbai Rockets in the Premier Badminton League.[3] He is currently sponsored by Li-Ning, and coached by coach Anup Sridhar. Jayaram is a champion of the Czech International and Dutch Open tournament.[4]

Ajay Jayaram
Ajay Jayaram.jpg
Personal information
Country India
Born (1987-09-28) 28 September 1987 (age 31)
Chennai, India
ResidenceMumbai, India
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
HandednessRight
CoachAnup Shridhar
Men's singles
Career title(s)5
Highest ranking13 (25 May 2017)
Current ranking53 (29 January 2019)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

BWF World TourEdit

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[5] is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tour are divided into six levels, namely World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300 (part of the HSBC World Tour), and the BWF Tour Super 100.[6]

Men's singles

Year Tournament Level Opponent Score Result
2018 Vietnam Open Super 100   Shesar Hiren Rhustavito 14–21, 10–21   Runner-up

BWF SuperseriesEdit

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007, is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries has two level such as Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries features twelve tournaments around the world, which introduced since 2011, with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year end.

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2015 Korea Open   Chen Long 14–21, 13–21   Runner-up
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand PrixEdit

The BWF Grand Prix has two levels: Grand Prix Gold and Grand Prix. It is a series of badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007.

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2016 Dutch Open   Wang Tzu-wei 10–21, 21–17, 18–21   Runner-up
2015 Dutch Open   Raul Must 21–12, 21–18   Winner
2014 Dutch Open   Ihsan Maulana Mustofa 10–11, 11–6, 11–7, 1–11, 11–9   Winner
2010 Dutch Open   Sho Sasaki 16–21, 19–21   Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2018 White Nights   Pablo Abián 21–11, 16–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2010 Czech International   Scott Evans 21–11, 21–8   Winner
2010 Smiling Fish International   Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin 21–10, 21–4   Winner
2008 Waikato International   Prakash Jolly 21–11, 21–14   Winner
2008 North Shore City International   John Moody 16–21, 20–22   Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Ajay Jayaram". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  2. ^ "Profile: Ajay Jayaram". Badminton Association of India. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  3. ^ "PBL 2017: Ajay Jayaram pips Kidambi Srikanth as Mumbai Rockets thwart Awadhe Warriors". Firstpost. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  4. ^ "11 Things You Didn't Know About Ajay Jayaram Who Shocked Top Badminton Players In Korea Open". MensXP.com. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  5. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  6. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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