London Olympics: Jwala Gutta-Ashwini Ponappa register 1st win; stay in QF contention

Zeenews Sports Bureau

London: Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa beat Wen Hsing Cheng and Yu Chin Chien of Chinese Taipei 25-23, 16-21, 21-18 to register their first win in the group stages. The win meant they stay in the contention for qualifying for the quarter-finals.

It took 55 minutes for the Indian pair to beat their much stronger opponents.

Despite winning the first game in tie-breaker, the Indian doubles team lost the 2nd game. But they fought back in the 3rd game to win the match.

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