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Asia Championships: PV Sindhu advances to quarters with easy win, Ajay Jayaram bows out

Asia Championships: PV Sindhu advances to quarters with easy win, Ajay Jayaram bows out

Rio Olympic silver medallist and fourth seed Sindhu continued her domination right from the start against Japan's Aya Ohori and won the match 21-14, 21-15.

Asian badminton Championship: PV Sindhu, Ajay Jayaram advance; Saina Nehwal slump to defeat

Asian badminton Championship: PV Sindhu, Ajay Jayaram advance; Saina Nehwal slump to defeat

Saina, who recently made a first-round exit at the Malaysia Open, underwent knee surgery after the 2016 Rio Olympics and since recovering the Hyderabad girl has been struggling to return to her menacing best

Malaysia Open: Indian hope Ajay Jayaram loses to South Korea's Son Wan Ho in quarters

Malaysia Open: Indian hope Ajay Jayaram loses to South Korea's Son Wan Ho in quarters

Jayaram, the lone Indian to have crossed the first-round barrier of the tournament, was handed a 18-21, 14-21 defeat in 37 minutes by Son.

Malaysia Open: Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram stuns fourth-seeded Viktor Axelsen to enter quarters

Malaysia Open: Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram stuns fourth-seeded Viktor Axelsen to enter quarters

The match which lasted around 44 minutes at the Stadium Perpaduan - 3 here, saw a fightback from the Indian shuttler after dropping the opening game 9-11.

Malaysia Open Superseries: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu toppled in 1st Round, Ajay Jayaram sails through

Malaysia Open Superseries: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu toppled in 1st Round, Ajay Jayaram sails through

Sixth seed and 2016 Olympic silver medallist Sindhu was toppled by world No.13 Chen Yufei of China 21-18, 19-21, 17-21 in an hour and eight minutes.

BWF Rankings: Ace shuttler PV Sindhu becomes second Indian to break into top 5

BWF Rankings: Ace shuttler PV Sindhu becomes second Indian to break into top 5

The 21-year-old from Hyderabad has 69399 points in her kitty, while London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal is the only other Indian woman in the top 10 at ninth position.

Saina Nehwal advance to Malaysia Masters semis, Ajay Jayaram loses

Saina Nehwal advance to Malaysia Masters semis, Ajay Jayaram loses

London Olympics bronze medallist dished out a dominating show to edge past eighth seed Indonesian Fitriani Fitriani 21-15 21-14 in a 40-minute contest.

Malaysia Masters: Saina Nehwal, Ajay Jayaram reach quarterfinals of  Grand Prix Gold

Malaysia Masters: Saina Nehwal, Ajay Jayaram reach quarterfinals of Grand Prix Gold

World No. 1 Saina brushed aside Indonesia's Hanna Ramadini 21-17 21-12 in a 42-minute contest.

Malaysia Masters: Saina Nehwal, Ajay Jayaram enter pre-quarterfinals of season-opener

Malaysia Masters: Saina Nehwal, Ajay Jayaram enter pre-quarterfinals of season-opener

The 26-year-old Indian, who clinched the Australian Open last year will face Indonesia's Hanna Ramadini next.

PBL 2017: Chennai capture title after edging out Mumbai 4-3 in thrilling finale

PBL 2017: Chennai capture title after edging out Mumbai 4-3 in thrilling finale

Chennai and Mumbai won their respective Trump matches, but it came down to the two men's singles match to decide the fate of the tie.

PBL 2017: Ajay Jayaram, H S Prannoy star as Mumbai Rockets thrash Delhi Acers 6-1

The victory also boosted the Rockets to the second place on the table with a 6-0 points advantage behind Chennai Smashers.

PBL 2016: Here's everything you need to know about the 2nd season of Premier Badminton League

PBL 2016: Here's everything you need to know about the 2nd season of Premier Badminton League

There will be six franchises, including Bengaluru Blasters, owned by cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar.

PV Sindhu, Ajay Jayaram progress into quarterfinals of China Super Series Premier

PV Sindhu, Ajay Jayaram progress into quarterfinals of China Super Series Premier

Jayaram too had to work hard to surpass Wei Nan as he notched up a 20-22 21-19 21-12 win over the Hong Kong shuttler in a 56-minute clash.

French Open Super Series: Win for PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy; Ajay Jayaram loses

French Open Super Series: Win for PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy; Ajay Jayaram loses

The two-time World Championship bronze medallist Indian will next take on the winner of the match between China's He Bingjiao and Denmark's Mette Poulsen.

Denmark Open: Setback of India as shuttlers PV Sindhu, Ajay Jayaram, HS Prannoy knocked out

Denmark Open: Setback of India as shuttlers PV Sindhu, Ajay Jayaram, HS Prannoy knocked out

Sindhu fought back from 1-3 to lead 12-8 at one stage but she blew it as sato marched ahead, reeling off sixth points and then grabbing seven straight points.

PV Sindhu will be back in action at Denmark Open after creating history at Rio Olympics 2016

PV Sindhu will be back in action at Denmark Open after creating history at Rio Olympics 2016

With Saina Nehwal recovering from a knee injury that spoilt her Olympic campaign, all eyes will be on Sindhu and the Indian is aware of the expectations.

Defending champion Ajay Jayaram loses in final of Dutch Open

Defending champion Ajay Jayaram loses in final of Dutch Open

Jayaram had won the title of this Grand Prix tournament in 2014 and 2015.

Two-time defending champion Ajay Jayaram reaches final of Dutch Open

Two-time defending champion Ajay Jayaram reaches final of Dutch Open

The 29-year-old took 59 minutes to get the better of his fifth seeded opponent from Denmark.

Defending champion Ajay Jayaram reach semifinals of Dutch Open

Defending champion Ajay Jayaram reach semifinals of Dutch Open

Indian combo of Pranaav Cherry Chopra and Sikki Reddy also reached the mixed doubles semifinals last night.

Defending champion Ajay Jayaram reach quarterfinals of Dutch Open

Defending champion Ajay Jayaram reach quarterfinals of Dutch Open

It turned out to be a disappointing day for other Indians as 11th seed Parupalli kashyap lost 18-21 18-21 to sixth seed Raul Must of Estonia.