Posts Tagged ‘Ashwini Ponnappa’

World Badminton Championships: Indian Record in All Editions

Indians have participated in all the 23 editions of World Badminton Championships, starting from 1973 till the end of 2017 Glasgow Championship. 62 teams participating in three Doubles event have earned 1 Bronze medal while 44 individuals in Men’s and Singles have earned 2 Silver medals and 4 Bronze medals. After Prakash Padukone’s Bronze in […]

Singapore Open 2017: After a Day of Long Battles, 4 QF spots for Indians

After a promising Day 1 contingent reduced to just 5 in Round 2, Indians played 5 matches in the 2nd Round today and all went to the decider sets lasting almost an hour or more. Ashwini Ponnappa won with Sumeeth Reddy but with Sikki Reddy lost against the top seed Japanese pair after a tough […]

Saina Leads Winners of 18 Titles in 2016 to Hunt 3rd Malaysian Masters Title for India

After winning 18 international titles including two Super Series titles in 2016, Indians start their international badminton campaign of 2017 with Malaysian Masters. Saina Nehwal leads a huge Indian squad to Malaysian Grand Prix where Indians will compete in 25 individual and doubles matches of all 5 events. The tournament starts on Jan 17 and […]

Bengaluru Blasters: Finish With 11 Points, Semis Depends on Hyderabad Hunters

Bengaluru Blasters started the tournament with a motivational come-from-behind win but then were whitewashed in the second match and then failed to win the first one even at home. With remaining two matches scheduled at home, Bengaluru have a good chance to grab a semifinal spot. They are struggling to set the winning unit, even […]

India Badminton History: 7 Men, 8 Women, 5 Events and 1 Bronze in 6 Olympics

Since the first Badminton team joined Indian Olympic contingent for 1992 Olympics, at Rio Indians make 7th consecutive Olympics appearance. In the last 6 appearances, Badminton contributed one medal to Indian medal list in 2012 when Saina Nehwal earned the Bronze medal in Women’s Singles. Third consecutive Olympics makes Saina the Indian Badminton Player with […]

Singapore Open 2015: Srikanth, Kashyap, Prannoy Enter 2nd Round With Ashwini and Jwala

Singapore Open 2015 main round started today. Gurusaidutt and B Sai Praneeth qualified for the main round but lost today in the first round. Among 11 Indian participants, India got entry in 4 matches for 2nd round. Three Indians in Men’s Singles entered the second round with Ashwini Ponnappa and Jwala Gutta who won their […]

Malaysian Open 2015: Indian Men Fail To Cross Chinese Wall, Saina the Lone Indian in Quarters

April 2 is the first day officially of Saina Nehwal being ranked No. 1 in the BWF Ranking. She celebrated her first day as World No. 1 of Women’s Singles by taking revenge of her last year defeat at the same tournament. Malaysian Open had 5 matches involving Indians today. All the 4 Singles player […]

Malaysian Open Super Series 2015: All Indians, but One, Win to Meet Chinese in 2nd Round

Day 1 of Malaysian Open saw 3 in Men’s Singles and 1 each in Women’s event proceed to the next round while the only Men’s Doubles pair lost. Saina Nehwal, Srikanth lead the Indian campaign towards the title in a tournament where no Indian has ever won. The famous Doubles duo of Jwala and Ashwini […]

India Open 2015: Results of First Round for India

First Round of India Open 2015 provided upset by Sameer Verma as top seed Saina eying No. 1 Rank, 2nd seed Srikanth, defending and two time champion P Kashyap, HS Prannoy and Gurusaidutt proceeded to next round with other Indians. In Mixed Doubles, Indian pairs failed to register any win. None of the Indian Women’s […]

Indian Badminton in 2014: Kashyap, Saina, Srikanth and Sindhu Make Historical Year

2014 has been probably the best year for India in Badminton. 8 players won various international titles, 32 years wait in Commonwealth Games ended, Srikanth finished the year as World No. 4 while Saina got back to her form winning three titles. The Women’s Team also won Bronze at the Uber Cup, besides winning the […]

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