Seoul: Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram on Saturday continued his violent run during a Korea Open notching adult a marvellous straight-game dissapoint feat over universe No 7 Chou Tien Chen of Chinese Taipei to charge into a finals of a USD 600,000 Super Series event.
Long lost in a Indian badminton corridors, a 27-year-old Bangalore-based actor currently sent ripples in universe badminton after prevalent over seventh seed Chen 21-19 21-15 in a 43-minute men’s singles semifinal match.
Beaten twice this deteriorate to a same competition during German Open and US Open, universe No 32 Jayaram carried those scars as an armour into a compare as he dominated a record to eventually set adult a limit strife with World No. 1 Chen Long of China.
Jayaram presumably remembered his wins opposite Chen in Thailand and Japan in 2011 and 2013 when he took to a justice as he non-stop adult a 11-8 lead during one stage. The Taiwanese actor incited a tables with a seven-point detonate though a Indian was dynamic adequate to wand off a plea and shortly pockted a diversion to lead 1-0.
Brimming in confidence, Jayaram constructed a some-more winning uncover in a second diversion as he surged to 3-0 early on and afterwards changed into a interlude with a 11-7 lead.
Chen once again clawed behind during 12-12 and lead 15-14. However, Jayaram didn’t concede him to come any closer as he reeled off 6 points to sign a match.
Jayaram had reached a semi-finals of Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold, Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold and Russian Open Grand Prix this season.
Among Indians, Kidambi Srikanth and Saina Nehwal won a men’s and women’s singles titles during a India Super Series this year.