Ajay Jayaram
Ajay Jayaram

Ho Chi Minh City: Indian shuttlers Ajay Jayaram, Rituparna Das and Mithun Manjunath entered the quarterfinals of the $75,000 Vietnam Open Tour Super 100 tournament here on Thursday. 

Jayaram toppled top seeded Brazilian Ygor Coelho 22-20, 21-14 in 34 minutes and will next face Canada's Xiaodong Sheng. 

Former national champion Rituparna beat Chinese Taipei's sixth seed Sung Shuo Yun 21-8, 21-14 to set up a meeting with Thailand's Phittayaporn Chaiwan next. 

Young Manjunath staved-off a stiff challenge from Thailand's Adulrach Namkul 18-21, 21-13, 21-19 in a 56-minute clash.

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