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Ashwini Ponnappa


World Tour Finals: Sindhu leads India's campaign; focus on Lakshya, Satwik-Chirag as well

November 30, 2021 10:31 am

Sindhu, a two-time Olympic medallist, has been consistent with three semifinal finishes in the last three events and is likely to make it to the knockout stage.

Swiss Open: Srikanth, Satwik-Ashwini pair through to second round

March 03, 2021 7:30 pm

Kidambi Srikanth staved off a spirited challenge from compatriot Sameer Verma to make a winning start to his campaign at the Swiss Open Super 300 tournament on Wednesday.

Thailand Open: Sameer Verma, mixed doubles pair Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Ashwini Ponnappa sail into quarterfinals

January 22, 2021 8:37 am

Sameer Verma advanced to the men's singles quarterfinals at the Toyota Thailand Open Super 1000 tournament after steam rolling Rasmus Gemke of Denmark in a second round match on Thursday.

Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa recall the time they made badminton doubles history for India

June 25, 2020 1:49 pm

Confidence steered Jwala and Ashwini, and in turn India, towards their first-ever doubles World Championship medal for badminton in 2011 at Wembley and kicked off a decade in which singles stars PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal would follow the trailblazing duo onto the Worlds podiums every single Championship year.

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Ashwini Ponnappa upset Olympic silver medallists, Kidambi Srikanth also progresses

July 31, 2019 3:24 pm

The unseeded Indian pair battled for one hour and two minutes to get past the fifth-seeded Malaysian pair of Soon and Ying 21-18 18-21 21-17.

WATCH: Kidambi Srikanth, Ashwini Ponnappa disguise themselves as old people to prank kids

December 29, 2018 3:12 pm

Kidambi Srikanth and Ashwini Ponnappa turned out to be amazing pranksters as they tricked a bunch of kids at a badminton academy in Secunderabad, disguised as old people.

#MeToo: It's important to stand by women, says shuttler Ashwini Ponnappa

October 29, 2018 11:48 pm

Ace Indian shuttler Ashwini Ponnappa Monday backed the country's #MeToo movement, saying it's important to stand by the women sharing their experiences.

Ashwini Ponnappa-Satwiksairaj Rankireddy pair enters World Championship quarterfinals

August 02, 2018 2:43 pm

The Indian mixed doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa pulled off a stunning victory over the Malaysian world no.7 combination of Goh Soon Huat and Shevon Jemie Lai

CWG 2018: It feels great that doubles is being highlighted, says Ashwini Ponnappa

April 18, 2018 9:34 am

India’s first ever mixed team gold at the Commonwealth Games was headlined by the singles players, but it was the crucial Ashwini Ponnappa-Satwiksairaj Rankireddy mixed doubles win against Malaysia in the final that set up the top podium.

Ashwini Ponnappa ties the knot with businessman-model Karan Medappa, see pics

December 26, 2017 4:04 pm

Ashwini Ponnapa tied the knot with businessman and model Karan Medappa at a ceremony in Coorg, Karnataka on Sunday.


Hitched: Sports stars who tied the knot in 2017

December 30, 2017 7:06 pm

Many sports stars including Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, football captain Sunil Chhetri, football legend Lionel Messi and tennis star Serena Williams got married in 2017.