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PV Sindhu, Ajay Jayaram bow out of Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold

PV Sindhu and Ajay Jayaram lost their respective women's and men's singles semi-finals in Kuching on Saturday.

By: Press Trust of India | Kuching |
January 17, 2015 7:21:54 pm

It turned out to be a bad outing for Indian shuttlers in the the USD 120,000 Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold as PV Sindhu and Ajay Jayaram lost their respective women’s and men’s singles semi-finals in Kuching on Saturday.

Two-time World Championship bronze medallist, Sindhu, was shown the door by Japan’s Okuhara Nozomi 19-21 21-13 21-18, before Jayaram lost his match to Korea’s Hyeok Jin Jeon 10-21 21-17 21-16.

Sindhu’s match lasted 84 minutes while Jayaram’s contest lasted 57 minutes.

Jayaram, who clinched the Dutch Open last year, yesterday saw off Malaysia’s Daren Liew 21-16 21-23 21-8 in a gruelling contest.

Sindhu had on Friday defeated Thailand’s Porntip Buranaprasertsuk, seeded fifth, 23-21 21-9.

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