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Ashwini Ponnappa Biography & Latest News

Ashwini Ponnappa Biography

Ashwini Ponnappa is an Indian badminton player who along with Jwala Gutta competed in the women's double event at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. She started her badminton career by winning the the Indian junior championships In 2001. She won the gold medal at the South Asian Games held in 2006 followed by another gold in the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Women's Doubles event pairing with Jwala Gutta. Though she and her partner Jwala lost her opening match in the women's double competition at the 2012 OLympics to the Japanese duo Reika Kakiiwa and Mizuki Fujii in three sets, Ashwini Ponnappa won her next doubles match against the Chinese Taipei pair of Cheng and Chien in three sets with the scorelines reading 25-23, 14-21, 21-18.

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Malaysia Masters: Saina Nehwal to lead the Indian challenge
Malaysia Masters: Saina Nehwal to lead the Indian challenge
Saina has a comfortable draw and begins her campaign against a qualifier.
Ashwini Ponnappa says youngsters can learn a lot by watching stars play at PBL
Ashwini Ponnappa says youngsters can learn a lot by watching stars play at PBL
Ponnappa impressed in the Premier Badminton League with her performance in singles against Olympic champion Carolina Marin.
Premier Badminton League 2017: Carolina Marin gives Hyderabad Hunters a 4-3 win
Premier Badminton League 2017: Carolina Marin gives Hyderabad Hunters a 4-3 win
Marin played a superb trump match against Ponnappa.
Ashwini Ponnappa feels there is no room for error in the 11-point format of the Premier Badminton League
Ashwini Ponnappa feels there is no room for error in the 11-point format of the Premier Badminton League
The Bengaluru team begin their home leg on Saturday.
The year Sindhu came out of Saina's shadow (2016 in Retrospect)
The year Sindhu came out of Saina's shadow (2016 in Retrospect)
BWF Rankings: Pranaav Jerry Chopra and Sikki Reddy break into top 15
BWF Rankings: Pranaav Jerry Chopra and Sikki Reddy break into top 15
Chopra and Reddy won two titles in the second half of the 2016 season.
BWF Rankings: PV Sindhu rises to career-best ranking, reclaims India No. 1 spot
BWF Rankings: PV Sindhu rises to career-best ranking, reclaims India No. 1 spot
Saina Nehwal meanwhile drops a place to 10th.
BWF Rankings: Big jump for Parupalli Kashyap after Korea Masters semi-finals
BWF Rankings: Big jump for Parupalli Kashyap after Korea Masters semi-finals
Kashyap had his best performance last week since returning from a knee surgery.
Korea Masters: Parupalli Kashyap goes down fighting in semi-finals
Korea Masters: Parupalli Kashyap goes down fighting in semi-finals
Kashyap was the only Indian playing at this tournament as most of his compatriots have wrapped up their 2016 season.
Korea Masters: Parupalli Kashyap advances to quarter-finals
Korea Masters: Parupalli Kashyap advances to quarter-finals
Kashyap is the only Indian playing at the Korea Masters.
BWF Rankings: Saina Nehwal back as India No. 1, Pranaav Jerry Chopra-Sikki Reddy continue to rise
BWF Rankings: Saina Nehwal back as India No. 1, Pranaav Jerry Chopra-Sikki Reddy continue to rise
Indian girls continue to make the nation proud.
PBL 2017 Team Profile: Bengaluru Blasters
PBL 2017 Team Profile: Bengaluru Blasters
Here's everything you need to know about the Bengaluru Blasters at the 2017 PBL.
Welsh International: Ashwini Ponnappa and Sikki Reddy go down in the final
Welsh International: Ashwini Ponnappa and Sikki Reddy go down in the final
This is just the second tournament together for the Indian pair, who teamed up only after Ponnappa and Jwala Gutta split.
Carolina Marin costliest at badminton league players' auction
Carolina Marin costliest at badminton league players' auction
Indian ace shuttling pair Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa split up for the final time
Indian ace shuttling pair Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa split up for the final time
Jwala Gutta will no longer play women's doubles as Ashwini Ponappa will now partner Sikki Reddy.
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