Ajay, R.M.V In Third Round, Thulasi in Second @ Dutch Open, Almere – Netherland

Dutch Open 2015

Almere: 

Dutch Open 2015

Defending champion Ajay Jayaram [3] on Wednesday came out fighting 19-21 21-17 21-18 over Netherlands’ Mark Caljouw in the opening round of the Dutch Open Grand Prix here. However, had a easy second round run against Fabian Roth of Germany 21-14 21-10.

Ajay will face Kasper Lehikoinen of Finland later today.

R.M.V. Gurusaidutt [9], had a easy run against Belgium’s Maxime Moreels 21-8 21-9 in the opening round, showcased brilliance once again by defeating Chun-Wei Chen of Chinese Taipei in straight games, 21-14 21-19.

R.M.V is up against Dmytro Zavadsky of Ukraine later today.

B. Sai Praneeth [4] won in his first round against Steffen Rasmussen of Denmark in straight sets, 21-15 21-11, however lost against Rasmus Fladberg of Denmark, 21-15 7-21 21-12 in his second round.

Anand Pawar lost against Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin of Malaysia, 10-21 15-21 in his first round encounter.

In the women’s section, P.C. Thulasi won her first round encounter against a stiff challenger from Netherlands Gayle Mahulette in her first round encounter and won it in a three game affair, 20-22 21-15 21-16.

Thulasi will face Chloe Magee of Ireland in her second round encounter later today.

In the Mixed Doubles first round Tarun Kona/Sikki Reddy pair were shown the exit by Netherlands pair Jacco Arends [2]/Selena Piek in straight games, 21-16 21-15.

Akshay Dewalkar/Pranaav Jerry Chopra [8] will start their encounter today when they face Martin Campbell/Patrick Machugh pair from Scotland.

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