Shuttler Ajay Jayaram stuns Sasaki to reach Korea Open semis

Seoul, Sept. 18 : Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram battled past his Japanese opponent Sho Sasaki in thrilling three sets to progress through to the semi-finals of the Korea Open Superseries here on Friday.

Jayaram claimed a 21-19, 16-21, 21-16 win over 26th ranked Sasaki in a match that lasted one hour and six minutes.

Jayaram will next take on seventh seed Chou Tien Chen to secure his berth in the summit clash. (ANI)