Ajay Jayaram
Personal information
CountryIndia
Born (1987-09-28) 28 September 1987 (age 34)
Chennai, India
ResidenceMumbai, India
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
HandednessRight
CoachAnup Shridhar
Men's singles
Highest ranking13 (25 May 2017)
Current ranking63 (19 October 2021)
Medal record
Men's badminton
Representing  India
Asia Team Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2016 Hyderabad Men's team
BWF profile

Ajay Jayaram (born 28 September 1987) is an Indian badminton player from Mumbai sponsored by Apacs.[1][2] He plays for the Mumbai Rockets in the Premier Badminton League.[3] He is currently sponsored by Apacs, and coached by coach Anup Sridhar. Jayaram is a champion of the Czech International and Dutch Open tournament.[4] Ajay Jayaram did his schooling from Our Lady of Perpetual Succour High School.[5]

Achievements

BWF World Tour (1 runner-up)

The BWF World Tour, which was announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[6] is a series of elite badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tours are divided into levels of World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300 (part of the HSBC World Tour), and the BWF Tour Super 100.[7]

Men's singles

Year Tournament Level Opponent Score Result
2018 Vietnam Open Super 100 Indonesia Shesar Hiren Rhustavito 14–21, 10–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

BWF Superseries (1 runner-up)

The BWF Superseries, which was launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007,[8] was a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries levels were Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries consisted of twelve tournaments around the world that had been introduced since 2011.[9] Successful players were invited to the Superseries Finals, which were held at the end of each year.

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2015 Korea Open China Chen Long 14–21, 13–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF Superseries Finals tournament
  BWF Superseries Premier tournament
  BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand Prix (2 titles, 2 runners-up)

The BWF Grand Prix had two levels, the Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It was a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) and played between 2007 and 2017.

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2010 Dutch Open Japan Sho Sasaki 16–21, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 Dutch Open Indonesia Ihsan Maulana Mustofa 10–11, 11–6, 11–7, 1–11, 11–9 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Dutch Open Estonia Raul Must 21–12, 21–18 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Dutch Open Chinese Taipei Wang Tzu-wei 10–21, 21–17, 18–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series (3 titles, 3 runners-up)

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2008 North Shore City International New Zealand John Moody 16–21, 20–22 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2008 Waikato International India Prakash Jolly 21–11, 21–14 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 Smiling Fish International Malaysia Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin 21–10, 21–4 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 Czech International Republic of Ireland Scott Evans 21–11, 21–8 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 White Nights Spain Pablo Abián 21–11, 16–21, 17–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2021 Belgian International Malaysia Ng Tze Yong 14–21, 14–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament

References

  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. ^ "Ajay Jayaram, from nearly man to a comeback man". Indian Express. Retrieved 20 September 2015.
  6. ^ Alleyne, Gayle (19 March 2017). "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 1 December 2017. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  7. ^ Sukumar, Dev (10 January 2018). "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 13 January 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  8. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 15 December 2006. Archived from the original on 6 October 2007.
  9. ^ "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". IBadmintonstore. Archived from the original on 2 October 2013. Retrieved 29 September 2013.