Vietnam Open: Ajay Jayaram, Rituparna Das, Mithun Manjunath enter quarterfinal

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New Delhi: Indian shuttlers Ajay Jayaram, Rituparna Das and Mithun Manjunath entered the quarterfinals of the Vietnam Open in Ho Chi Minh City.

They will play their round-of-eight matches today.

Vietnam OpenIn Men’s singles, Jayaram, who once touched a career-high rank of 13, will face Canada’s Xiaodong Sheng. He toppled top-seeded Brazilian Ygor Coelho 22-20, 21-14 to advanced to the next round yesterday.

Manjunath will face China’s Zhou Zeqi. He defeated Thailand’s Adulrach Namkul in the pre-quarterfinals yesterday to advanced to the next stage.

In Women’s singles, former national champion Rituparna beat sixth seed Chinese Taipei’s Sung Shuo Yun to set up a meeting with Thailand’s Phittayaporn Chaiwan in the quarterfinals.

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