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Jayaram reaches final of Dutch Open

Press Trust of India  |  Almere (Netherlands) 

Two-time defending champion Jayaram of remained on course for a third straight title triumph as he sailed into the men's singles final of Dutch Open badminton here today.

With his 21-18 13-21 21-13 win over Denmark's Anders Antonsen, Jayaram thus continued his dominating run in the USD 55,000 Grand Prix tournament.

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

Top seed Jayaram, who has clinched this title three times in his career, had earlier notched up a 21-15 21-18 win over Brazil's Ygor Coelho De Oliveira, seeded eighth, in a 32-minute match at the Topsportcentrum Almere here.

Indian combo of Pranaav Cherry Chopra and Sikki Reddy, however, lost to Denmark's Soren Gravholt and Maiken Feuergaard 19-21 16-21 in the mixed doubles semifinals.

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First Published: Sat, October 15 2016. 22:22 IST