Ashwini Ponnappa

Shuttlers Ponnapa-Rankireddy enter mixed doubles main draw of China Open

Shuttlers Ponnapa-Rankireddy enter mixed doubles main draw of China Open

The mixed doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa qualified for the main draw of China Open Superseries Premier event after two fighting victories in the qualifying, here on Tuesday.

Nov 14, 2017, 14:36 PM IST
Badminton: Doubles players will take time to become world beaters, says Ashwini Ponnappa

Badminton: Doubles players will take time to become world beaters, says Ashwini Ponnappa

Seasoned shuttler Ashwini Ponnappa is impressed with the progress made by India’s doubles players on the Pro circuit but says they will take some time to develop into world beaters.

Nov 09, 2017, 16:45 PM IST
Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy enter second round in Denmark Open

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy enter second round in Denmark Open

World number eight Srikanth overcame a spirited challenge from compatriot qualifier Subhankar Dey, who played for Greve team at the Danish league this year.

Oct 18, 2017, 21:19 PM IST
Satwik-Ponnappa in main draw of Denmark Open, Kashyap out

Satwik-Ponnappa in main draw of Denmark Open, Kashyap out

In men's singles qualification, Kashyap overcame Denmark's Victor Svendsen 21-13 21-16 but lost to Japan's Takuma Ueda 4-21 19-21 in 36 minutes.

Oct 17, 2017, 22:35 PM IST
Claiming a medal at Commonwealth Games 2018 remains a target, says Ashwini Ponnappa

Claiming a medal at Commonwealth Games 2018 remains a target, says Ashwini Ponnappa

Ashwini has emerged as the top doubles star as she and her new women's doubles partner Sikki finished runners-up at Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold.

Jun 01, 2017, 16:23 PM IST
Sudirman Cup: Indian shuttlers face stern China test at quarter-finals – Preview

Sudirman Cup: Indian shuttlers face stern China test at quarter-finals – Preview

It will be an uphill task for the Indian shuttlers when they take on China in the quarter-finals of the Sudirman Cup mixed team badminton championship here on Friday.

May 25, 2017, 17:13 PM IST
Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu pull out from Asia Mixed Team Championship

Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu pull out from Asia Mixed Team Championship

Saina and Sindhu decided to skip the tournament to prepare for the upcoming hectic international schedule which includes All England Championship.

Feb 13, 2017, 15:54 PM IST
Syed Modi International: PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma, Sikki-Pranaav win titles

Syed Modi International: PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma, Sikki-Pranaav win titles

In the women`s singles clash, Sindhu ended unseeded Indonesian Grigoria Mariska`s dream run.

Jan 29, 2017, 19:01 PM IST
Syed Modi International: PV Sindhu, Sai Praneeth, Sameer Verma, Ashwini-Sikki in finals

Syed Modi International: PV Sindhu, Sai Praneeth, Sameer Verma, Ashwini-Sikki in finals

Sameer will be up against Indian ninth seed Sai Praneeth, who edged past third seed Kidambi Srikanth 15-21, 21-10, 21-17 in 59 minutes.

Jan 28, 2017, 23:09 PM IST
PBL: Carolina Marin sees off Ashwini Ponnappa as Hyderabad beat Bengaluru

PBL: Carolina Marin sees off Ashwini Ponnappa as Hyderabad beat Bengaluru

Marin defeated Ponnappa 9-11, 11-5, 11-8 in the deciding match of the tie.

Jan 07, 2017, 22:21 PM IST
India's epic feat at Rio shows Indian badminton in safe hands

India's epic feat at Rio shows Indian badminton in safe hands

It turned out to be a watershed moment for Indian badminton as Sindhu became the first Indian shuttler to win a silver at the Olympics.

Aug 20, 2016, 19:46 PM IST
Shuttlers Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa crash out of Rio Olympics

Shuttlers Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa crash out of Rio Olympics

The Indian duo suffered a 16-21, 21-16, 17-21 defeat against the Dutch pair.

Aug 12, 2016, 20:03 PM IST
Rio Olympics 2016 Badminton: Saina Nehwal gets off to winning start

Rio Olympics 2016 Badminton: Saina Nehwal gets off to winning start

The bronze medallist at the 2012 London Olympics.

Aug 11, 2016, 22:09 PM IST
Rio Oylmpics 2016: Jwala-Ashwini pair loses opener to Japan

Rio Oylmpics 2016: Jwala-Ashwini pair loses opener to Japan

Jwala and Ashwini lost 15-21 10-21 to the pair of Ayaka Takahashi and Misaki Matsumoto in a match which lasted 36 minutes.

Aug 11, 2016, 17:41 PM IST
Saina Nehwal storms into Indonesia Open quarters

Saina Nehwal storms into Indonesia Open quarters

In the next round, top Indian shuttler, will either face world No. 1 Carolina Marin or Akane Yamaguchi.

Jun 02, 2016, 18:43 PM IST
Indonesia Open: Saina Nehwal sails to quarters; Jwala-Ashwini, Manu-Sumeeth lose

Indonesia Open: Saina Nehwal sails to quarters; Jwala-Ashwini, Manu-Sumeeth lose

Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal once again emerged as the lone Indian survivor at the Indonesia Open after registering a straight-game win over local favourite Fitriani Fitriani to reach the quarterfinals of the Super Series Premier event here today.

Jun 02, 2016, 16:12 PM IST
Indian eves maul Australia 5-0 in Uber Cup

Indian eves maul Australia 5-0 in Uber Cup

Indian eves made a stupendous start to their campaign at the Uber Cup badminton tournament by thrashing Australia 5-0 here today.

May 16, 2016, 18:42 PM IST
Thomas and Uber Cup: Saina Nehwal & Co eye another medal, uphill task for men

Thomas and Uber Cup: Saina Nehwal & Co eye another medal, uphill task for men

Indian women will face Australia in their campaign opener on Monday, before taking on Germany and the formidable Japan in the next two days respectively.

May 14, 2016, 19:00 PM IST
Pullela Gopichand expects seven Indian players to make it to 2016 Rio Olympics

Pullela Gopichand expects seven Indian players to make it to 2016 Rio Olympics

K Srikanth, PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, Jwala Gutta, Ashwini Ponnappa, and Manu Attri are among the players likely to make it to India's badminton team to the Olympics.

Apr 23, 2016, 18:27 PM IST
China Masters: Indian campaign ends as  PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy lose in quarters

China Masters: Indian campaign ends as PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy lose in quarters

Prannoy lost his match to Long, which was his third defeat to the two-time World Champion and two-time All England champion.

Apr 22, 2016, 18:32 PM IST