Shuttler Ajay Jayaram outlasts Tien Chen to reach Korea Open final

Seoul, Sept. 19 : Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram continued his giant killing run as he reached his first Superseries final after defeating seventh seed Chou Tien Chen at Korea Open on Saturday.

Jayaram claimed a 21-19, 21-15 win over Tien Chen of Chinese Taipei in a pulsating semi-final thriller that lasted 44 minutes.

Despite trailing 14-15 in the second set, Jayaram wrestled his way back into the game to claim the victory.

The Mumbai-based shuttler will next take on world number one Chen Long of China in the summit clash on Sunday. (ANI)