Ashwini Ponappa

Indian shuttler Sourabh Verma clinches Hyderabad Open title

Sourabh had ealier booked his place in the final of the Hyderabad Open with a straight-game 23-21, 21-16 victory over Malaysia's Iskandar Zulkarnain in a 48-minute semi-final match. 

Aug 12, 2019, 11:31 AM IST

Parupalli Kashyap, Kidambi Srikanth through to India Open semi-finals

Kashyap saw off his Taiwanese opponent Wang Tzu Wei 21-16, 21-11 in a one-sided quarter-final match of the men's singles event that lasted 39 minutes.

Mar 29, 2019, 18:42 PM IST

PBL 2017: Ashwini Ponnappa backs 15-point scoring

Ashwini's comments were backed by the league's organisers Sportzlive Managing Director Atul Pandey, who also announced the change of timings of the matches.

Dec 27, 2017, 18:34 PM IST

Shuttler Ashwini Ponappa backs BWF's 2018 schedule

Ashwini's comments came a week after many singles stars, including the likes of Saina Nehwal and Carolina Marin, slammed the world body's decision.

Dec 27, 2017, 17:11 PM IST

Saina Nehwal climbs to 5th spot in the BWF rankings, Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa both slip four places

Saina`s city-mate PV Sindhu retained her 10th spot in women`s singles.

Jun 30, 2016, 17:54 PM IST

2016 Canada Open: Jwala Gutta-Ashwini Ponappa pair eyes title ahead of Rio Games

The World No. 16 pair have got a bye in the opening round here and will clash straight in the quarterfinals.

Jun 27, 2016, 19:56 PM IST

Tennis queen Sania Mirza tops list of Best Dressed Sportspersons

Saina Nehwal and Deepika Pallikal came second and third respectively.

Jun 19, 2016, 18:31 PM IST

PV Sindhu, K Srikanth advance to semis of Malaysia Masters

Sindhu edged out Japan's Kaori Imabeppu 21-13 13-21 21-14, while Srikanth thrashed 16th seed Boonsak Ponsana of Thailand 21-17 21-10.

Jan 21, 2016, 18:33 PM IST

Finally TOP Scheme for Jwala Gutta, Ashwini Ponappa

After much dilly-dallying, the Sports Ministry has included Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa in the TOP scheme, putting an end to the controversy surrounding the doubles duo's complaint of bias against the Ministry and chief national coach Pullela Gopichand.

Sep 15, 2015, 15:22 PM IST

Indian badminton queen Saina Nehwal regains number one spot in world rankings

India's badminton queen Saina Nehwal regained No. 1 spot in world rankings on Thursday.

Aug 20, 2015, 13:21 PM IST

World badminton championships: PV Sindhu stuns World No. 3 Li Xuerui, Jwala-Ashwini, Saina advance

India's rising badminton star PV Sindhu stunned Olympic champion Li Xuerui of China on Thursday to enter the world championship quarter-final in Jakarta.

Aug 13, 2015, 12:27 PM IST

Indian women not encouraged to indulge in sports: Saina Nehwal

 Sania Mirza's latest Grand Slam triumph at Wimbledon is a testament to what Indian women are capable of achieving, but there is a long way to go before change sets in for most women who wish to take up sports as a profession in this country, feels badminton ace Saina Nehwal.

Jul 16, 2015, 15:40 PM IST

It is a big boost ahead of the World Championship: Ashwini Ponappa

Ecstatic after winning the Canada Open women's doubles title with Jwala Gutta, Indian shuttler Ashwini Ponnappa on Monday said consistency has been the key to their success and this victory is a big boost ahead of the prestigious World Championship in August.

Jun 29, 2015, 11:26 AM IST

Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap in Indonesia Open quarters, Kidambi Srikanth, Jwala-Ashwini lose

India's Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap entered the quarter-finals but Kidambi Srikanth and women's doubles pair of Jwala Gutta-Ashwini Ponnappa lost in the pre-quarterfinals of the $800,000 Indonesia Open Superseries Premier here on Thursday.

Jun 04, 2015, 23:35 PM IST

Aparna Popat wants more importance to be given to doubles

Olympian Aparna Popat on Tuesday asked the country's badminton authorities to lay more emphasis on doubles play to complement Indian shuttlers' rapid rise in singles at the international level, led by Saina Nehwal.

Jun 02, 2015, 19:49 PM IST

Govt didn't reject Jwala Gutta, Ashwini Ponappa for TOPS scheme: Sports Ministry

The Sport Ministry today made it clear that it never ignored ace doubles shuttlers Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa for the Target Olympic Podium (TOP) Scheme, saying the Identification Committee had considered their names during the meeting held last month.

May 29, 2015, 18:16 PM IST

Jwala Gutta ​lashes out at sports ministry after being left out of funding scheme

India's premier women's doubles shuttler Jwala Gutta on Thursday lashed out at the Indian government after finding herself left out of the scheme to fund the country's top prospective medal winners at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Apr 02, 2015, 18:39 PM IST

Manu-Sumeeth, Jwala-Ashwini enter second round at All England

Indian men's doubles pair of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy scored an upset win, while women's doubles duo of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa registering a hard-fought victory to progress to the second round of the All England Open badminton championships, here on Wednesday.

Mar 04, 2015, 20:48 PM IST

Sports celebrities root for Bengaluru FC as they open I-League campaign today

Defending I-League champions Bengaluru FC, found some much needed support from sports-personalities rooting for the team as they take on Demps SC on Saturday in the opening fixture of the season.

Jan 17, 2015, 17:20 PM IST

Indian badminton makes unprecedented leap in 2014

It turned out to be a watershed year for Indian badminton as the home shuttlers clinched no less than eight individual titles and also broke new grounds in team championships, making India a dominant force at the international stage.

Dec 22, 2014, 14:01 PM IST