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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.

Ashwini Ponnappa Latest News & Articles

Korea Masters: Parupalli Kashyap advances to quarter-finals

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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.
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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.

BWF Rankings: PV Sindhu slips out of the top 10, big jump for rising star Pratul Joshi

PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth slip down the rankings; Siril Verma rises.

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PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal slip down the rankings.

BWF Rankings: Kidambi Srikanth climbs five places to re-enter top 10

Srikanth had reached the quarter-finals of the Japan Open Superseries last week.

PV Sindhu remains in the 10th spot despite getting a silver in Rio Olympics

Saina Nehwal dropped four places to ninth, Kidambi Srikanth jumped a place to be 10th.

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Rio Olympics 2016: Jwala Gutta/Ashwini Ponnappa lose their final group match in straight games

Details from the match between Jwala Gutta/Ashwini Ponnappa and Puttita Supajirakul/Sapsiree Taerattanachai

Jwala Gutta/Ashwini Ponnappa vs Puttita Supajirakul/Sapsiree Taerattanchai , Rio Olympics 2016, Badminton: Preview, TV details & Timings

A look ahead to the last Group match between Jwala Gutta/Ashwini Ponnappa and Puttita Supajirakul/Sapsiree Taerattanchai

Rio Olympics 2016, 13th August schedule: TV listings and live stream info for Indian athletes at the Games

A look at what lies ahead for India on Day 8 of the 2016 Rio Olympics.
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