Ajay Jayaram failed to enter the main draw as Indian shuttlers struggled in the qualification stages of the USD 600,000 Korea Open World Tour Super 500 tournament here Tuesday.Also Read - Orleans Masters: Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth Make Winning Starts

Jayaram lost to China’s Zhao Junpeng 26-24 21-18 in the men’s singles qualifiers. Also Read - Ajay Jayaram Makes Winning Start in SaarLorLux Open 2020

Young Vaidehi Choudhari went down without a fight to Kim Ga Eun of Korea 21-8 21-8, while Mugdha Agrey was knocked out by former world number one Chinese LI Xuerui 21-8 21-8, in the women’s singles. Also Read - Spain Masters: Saina Nehwal, Sameer Verma Enter Quarterfinals, Kidambi Srikanth Loses to Ajay Jayaram

Saina Nehwal and Sameer Verma will look to put their best foot forward Wednesday when they lead the Indian challenge in the main draw.