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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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India register easy win over Singapore in Mixed Asian Team Championships opener
India register easy win over Singapore in Mixed Asian Team Championships opener
Team India registered a win in each of the mens singles, womens singles, mens doubles and womens doubles.
Smashing step-motherly treatment out of the court on her way to glory: The story of Ashwini Ponnappa
Smashing step-motherly treatment out of the court on her way to glory: The story of Ashwini Ponnappa
Ashwini Ponnappa opens up to Sportskeeda about her career, struggles, achievements, doubles getting ignored and much more.
PV Sindhu rises 3 spots, Sameer Verma breaks into top 25 in latest BWF Rankings
PV Sindhu rises 3 spots, Sameer Verma breaks into top 25 in latest BWF Rankings
Sindhu becomes India's no.1 once again, toppling Saina Nehwal.
Syed Modi International: Ashwini Ponnappa and Sumeeth Reddy shock mixed doubles top seeds; Kidambi Srikanth ousted
Syed Modi International: Ashwini Ponnappa and Sumeeth Reddy shock mixed doubles top seeds; Kidambi Srikanth ousted
Ponnappa and Reddy set up a historic all-Indian mixed doubles final with Chopra and Sikki Reddy.
Syed Modi International: Sameer Verma stuns second seed, PV Sindhu reaches semi-finals
Syed Modi International: Sameer Verma stuns second seed, PV Sindhu reaches semi-finals
Indian contingent going strong in the Syed Modi International Grand Prix Gold in Lucknow.
Syed Modi International: PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth reach quarters; HS Prannoy bows out
Syed Modi International: PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth reach quarters; HS Prannoy bows out
Indians make merry at Lucknow.
Syed Modi International: Winning start for PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth
Syed Modi International: Winning start for PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth
HS Prannoy, Sameer Verma, B Sai Praneeth and Sourabh Verma progressed to the next round in the men's singles as well.
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.
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