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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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Sudirman Cup 2017: India beat Indonesia 4-1 to keep hopes alive
Sudirman Cup 2017: India beat Indonesia 4-1 to keep hopes alive
Ashwini Ponnappa had double delight as India cruise to a comfortable victory.
Sudirman Cup 2017: Preview and schedule of India vs Indonesia
Sudirman Cup 2017: Preview and schedule of India vs Indonesia
India lost their Sudirman Cup 2017 opener 1-4 to Denmark.
Sudirman Cup 2017: PV Sindhu the lone bright spot in India’s 1-4 loss to Denmark
Sudirman Cup 2017: PV Sindhu the lone bright spot in India’s 1-4 loss to Denmark
India did well in doubles despite the loss.
Sudirman Cup: Gauging the present of Indian Badminton
Sudirman Cup: Gauging the present of Indian Badminton
While your heart wants a win for India, your head says it'll be tough. The result would gauge the present of Indian badminton.
Badminton Asia Championships: PV Sindhu and Ajay Jayaram win, Saina Nehwal crashes out
Badminton Asia Championships: PV Sindhu and Ajay Jayaram win, Saina Nehwal crashes out
Jayaram upsets the fifth seed.
Badminton Asia Championships: Easy route to final for PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal has it tougher
Badminton Asia Championships: Easy route to final for PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal has it tougher
Indian men's singles players have a tough draw.
Sai Praneeth and Srikanth Kidambi each rise eight spots in latest BWF Rankings
Sai Praneeth and Srikanth Kidambi each rise eight spots in latest BWF Rankings
PV Sindhu also rose a couple of spots to be third.
Singapore Open: Srikanth Kidambi upsets World No. 8 Shi Yuqi, PV Sindhu exits
Singapore Open: Srikanth Kidambi upsets World No. 8 Shi Yuqi, PV Sindhu exits
Sai Praneeth also made it to the semi-finals.
Singapore Open: PV Sindhu vs Carolina Marin quarter-final preview, schedule, channel, live streaming information
Singapore Open: PV Sindhu vs Carolina Marin quarter-final preview, schedule, channel, live streaming information
Sindhu and Marin have already met once this month.
Singapore Open: PV Sindhu, Srikanth Kidambi, Sai Praneeth enter quarter-finals
Singapore Open: PV Sindhu, Srikanth Kidambi, Sai Praneeth enter quarter-finals
Ashwini Ponnappa and Sumeeth Reddy also entered the quarter-finals.
BWF Rankings: Ajay Jayaram rises to career-best 14th, PV Sindhu slips to 5th
BWF Rankings: Ajay Jayaram rises to career-best 14th, PV Sindhu slips to 5th
Jayaram broke into the top 15 at the age of 29.
Singapore Open: Srikanth Kidambi advances to second round
Singapore Open: Srikanth Kidambi advances to second round
PV Sindhu had a tough opening round win.
Singapore Open: Preview and schedule of PV Sindhu's second round match
Singapore Open: Preview and schedule of PV Sindhu's second round match
Besides Sindhu, Srikanth Kidambi and Sai Praneeth also progressed to the second round.
Singapore Open: PV Sindhu, Sai Praneeth enter second round
Singapore Open: PV Sindhu, Sai Praneeth enter second round
This was Sindhu's first match as the World No. 2.
Singapore Open: Preview and schedule of PV Sindhu's first round match
Singapore Open: Preview and schedule of PV Sindhu's first round match
Saina Nehwal has opted out of this tournament.
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