Ashwini Ponnappa

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For years, Indian sports fans have had a grouse when it came to the country’s successes in tennis. We were world champions in doubles thanks to ...
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New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Danish World No.2 women’s doubles shuttlers Christinna Pedersen and Kamilla Rytter Juhl believe that India’s ...
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Indian badminton player Saina Nehwal returns a shot against Simone Prutsch of Austria during the Yonex-Sunrise India Open 2014 at the Siri Fort ...
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Column: High Toss Saina Nehwal and Pusarla Venkata Sindhu are two Indians among the top-10 ranked women in world badminton. Add to it eight men in ...
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Gautam Gambhir New Delhi, March 19 (IANS): Former world champion hurdler Colin Jackson, cricketer Gautam Gambhir and shuttler Ashwini Ponnappa ...
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New Delhi, March 19 (IANS): India’s top doubles shuttler Ashwini Ponnappa wants to leave behind her dismal performance at the Swiss Open and ...
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Basel, March 12 (IANS) World No.9 P.V. Sindhu was the sole bright spot for Indian badminton as all her compatriots lost their respective matches at ...
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Saina Nehwal and the other Indian shuttlers will get a chance to put their All England Championships’ disappointment behind them and redeem ...
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Basel, March 8 (IANS) Two-time winner Saina Nehwal of India has been seeded sixth at the $125,000 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold which starts at St. ...
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It was a disastrous start from the Indian shuttlers at the Yonex All England Open 2014 as Parupalli Kashyap, K. Srikanth and the mixed doubles team ...
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Birmingham, March 5 (IANS): Women’s doubles specialists Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa failed to make the main draw of the $400,000 All ...
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Thirteen Indian players will be participating in the 104th edition of the Yonex All England Badminton Championships which will be held in the city ...
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BIO: 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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