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Jayaram enters US Open second round

Press Trust of India  |  Fullerton (US) 

On a comeback trail after recovering from injury, Indian shuttler Jayaram notched up a gritty three-game win over Korea's to reach the second round of World Tour Super 300 tournament here.

Jayaram, who had unfortunately pulled his hamstring at the Senior National Championship last year and had to skip many tournaments, saw off Lee 26-24 17-21 21-13 in a thrilling opening round contest at the

The former world no 13 will next face Brazil's Ygor Coelho, seeded eighth.

In women's singles, young Anura Prabhudesai, however, couldn't get across Canada's Rachel Honderich, losing 9-21 17-21 in a lop-sided contest.

Men's doubles pair of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy gave a walkover to duo of and

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First Published: Thu, June 14 2018. 13:10 IST