Vietnam Open Badminton : Jayaram settles for silver in final
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Vietnam Open Badminton : Jayaram settles for silver in final

Ho Chi Minh, Aug 12: Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram finished second best in a major tournament final as he went down tamely to Shesar Hiren Rhustavito in the Vietnam Open, adding to the Indian's tale of woes here on Sunday.

Jayaram, a former world No 13 settled for silver following 14-21 10-21 loss to Rhustavito of Indonesia.

The 30-year-old Indian on Saturday entered the finals by defeating Yu Igarashi of Japan, but he could not maintain his rhythm in the title match.

93rd ranked Jayaram in the world failed to complete the 79th ranked Indonesia's Rhustavito, and lost in just 28 minutes.

Rhustavito had earlier, defeated another Indian player Gemini Manjunath in the semi-finals.

Before this match Jayaram and Hustavito, met in 2013 Thailand Open, where Jayaram had defeated Rhustavito 21-11, 19-21, 21-9, in a three-game fight. (UNI)