JWALA GUTTA

  • Injured Jwala Gutta pulls out of Asian Games September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Ace Indian women's doubles player Jwala Gutta has pulled out of the prestigious Asian Games after sustaining a sprain in the right knee ahead of the multisport event in Incheon, Korea. One half of the World Championship bronze medallist pair, Jwala developed a pain in her right knee and...
  • Shuttler PV Sindhu back in top 10 of world rankings September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The World Championship bronze medal winning performance has helped Indian shuttler PV Sindhu to reenter the top10 in the world. In the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released on Thursday, the 19yearold Sindhu has jumped two places to be at No.10 while Saina Nehwal remains stagnant as the...
  • Jwala GuttaAshwini Ponnappa ousted from World Championships August 27, 2014

    Copenhagen: Top Indian women's doubles pair Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa were ousted in the second round of the World Badminton Championships, losing to Chinese fifth seeds Qing Tian and Yunlei Zhao in straight games on Wednesday. The World No.7 pair tamed Jwala and Ashwini 2116, 218 in only 31 minutes...
  • Sindhu, Saina lead Indian challenge at World Championships August 24, 2014

    Copenhagen: An exuberant PV Sindhu would look to improve the colour of her medal even as a fitagain Saina Nehwal eyes her maiden podium finish when a confident Indian badminton team starts its campaign in the World Championship here on Monday. Sindhu, fresh from a bronze in Glasgow Commonwealth Games, would...
  • Jwala Gutta questions Saina Nehwal for pulling out of CWG 2014 August 8, 2014

    Jwala, who won silver medal at the recently concluded Commonwealth Games, slammed ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal for pulling out of the Glasgow Games. ...
  • Doubles do not get recognition like singles, laments Jwala Gutta August 4, 2014

    Glasgow: Just hours after winning a silver in the Commonwealth Games, ace shuttler Jwala Gutta slammed discrimination of doubles game in India, saying that singles players were given more recognition in the country. Gutta and her partner Ashwini Ponnappa had failed to defend the gold they had won in 2010 Delhi...
  • CWG 2014: Final list of Indian medal winners in Glasgow August 3, 2014

    Glasgow: The following is the final list of Indian medal winners at the 2014 Commonwealth Games at their conclusion on Sunday. Gold: Sanjita Khumukchan: women's 48 kg weightlifting Sukhen Dey: men's 56 kg weightlifting Abhinav Bindra: men's 10 metre air rifle shooting Apurvi Chandela: women's 10 metre air rifle shooting Rahi Sarnobat: women's 25 metre pistol...
  • Parupalli Kashyap awarded Rs.25 lakh by BAI August 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Badminton Association of India (BAI) on Sunday announced cash rewards for Indian medal winners Parupalli Kashyap, Jwala Gutta, Ashwini Ponnappa, PV Sindhu and RMV. Gurusaidutt at the Commonwealth Games. Men's singles gold medallist Kashyap will be getting a reward of Rs.25 lakh while women's doubles silver...
  • CWG 2014: Shuttler Kashyap wins gold; Indian men settle for silver in hockey August 3, 2014

    Glasgow: Parupalli Kashyap brought the curtains down on India's campaign in the 20th Commonwealth Games to a thunderous applause, winning a historic gold in the men's singles badminton on Sunday, as the country earned a fifthplace finish with 64 medals, including 15 yellow metals. The quest for a CWG hockey gold...
  • CWG 2014: JwalaAshwini lose in women's doubles final, take silver August 3, 2014

    Glasgow: Indian shuttlers Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa lost to Malaysian duo Vivian Kah Mun Hoo and Khe Wei Woon in the women's doubles final of the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Sunday and had to settle for the silver medal. The Indian third seeds lost to the second seeded Malaysian...
  • CWG 2014: India shuttlers thrash Kenya 50, top group July 25, 2014

    Glasgow: After thrashing Ghana and Uganda with the exact scoreline of 50 Thursday, Indian shuttlers whitewashed Kenya in their final Pool B match of the Mixed Team event to top the group at the Commonwealth Games on Friday. First up, scratch pair of Jwala Gutta and Kidambi Srikanth needed only 18...
  • India seeded third in Commonwealth Games badminton July 14, 2014

    Glasgow: India have been seeded third in the mixed team event in badminton in the 20th Commonwealth Games which begins on July 23. Badminton powerhouse Malaysia, meanwhile, will start their defence of the Commonwealth Games mixed team gold medal as top seeds while England has been seeded second. Malaysia won the mixed...
  • India will win at least three medals in badminton at Commonwealth Games: Gutta July 13, 2014

    Kolkata: With Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu going great guns, India would surely get a minimum of three medals in the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, asserted country's No 1 doubles specialist Jwala Gutta. India had bagged four medals at the 2010 Commonwealth Games and the doubles defending champion said...
  • Saina Nehwal sails into quarters at Indonesia Open, JwalaAshwini lose June 19, 2014

    Jakarta: Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal cruised into the women's singles quarterfinals of the USD 750,000 Indonesia Open Super Series even as India's challenge ended in the women's doubles event with the ouster of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa, here on Thursday. Saina, seeded eighth, had a relatively easy outing against Kirsty...
  • Badminton: Indian challenge at Japan Open comes to an end June 12, 2014

    Tokyo: The Indian challenge at the $250,000 Japan Open Super Series came to an early end as the shuttlers lost their respective secondround matches here Thursday. South Korean sixth seeds Kyung Eun Jung and Ha Na Kim took care of the World No. 32 pairing of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa...
  • Jwala GuttaAshwini Ponnappa progress in Japan Open June 11, 2014

    Top Indian doubles shuttlers Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa continued their good run when they proceeded to the women's doubles second round at the $250,000 Japan Open Super Series here Wednesday. The Indian combine, who were in fine form during last month's Uber Cup, moved past Japan's Ayane Kurihara and Naru...
  • India settle for bronze after 23 defeat to Japan in Uber Cup May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Ace shuttlers Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu came up with spectacular victories but the Indian women's team still had to be satisfied with the bronze medal after it went down fighting 23 to fivetime champions Japan in its maiden semifinals appearance in the Uber Cup on Friday. Saina and...
  • Badminton: India beat Indonesia, assured of historic bronze in Uber Cup May 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian women's badminton team created history on Thursday by ensuring a bronze medal finish at the World Women's Team Championship for the Uber Cup being played at the Siri Fort Sports Complex. Led by World No.8 Saina Nehwal, India drubbed badminton powerhouse Indonesia 30 in the quarterfinals to...
  • Thomas and Uber Cup: JwalaAshwini set sights on quarters May 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian women team's chances of qualifying for the knockout stage of the 2014 Thomas and Uber Cup would depend as much on the prowess of Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu as on Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa's ability to pull off their doubles match. And the 2011 world...
  • Hurt and pain of last six months still affecting me: Jwala Gutta April 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Threatened with a ban by the administrators and labelled an enfant terrible by her detractors, ace shuttler Jwala Gutta says such has been the "hurt and pain" of the last six months that she has not been able to celebrate her bronze medal at the recent Asian Badminton...
  • PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap progress in Badminton Asia Championships April 23, 2014

    Gimcheon: PV Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap, RMV Gurusaidutt and women's doubles pair Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa on Wednesday made winning starts to their campaigns at the $200,000 Badminton Asia Championships being held in the Gimcheon Indoor Stadium. Sindhu, India's best bet at the continental event, beat Hong Kong's Cheung Ngan Yi...
  • Struggling Jwala-Ashwini aim for improvement at India Open March 19, 2014

    New Delhi: India's top doubles shuttler Ashwini Ponnappa wants to leave behind her dismal performance at the Swiss Open and All-England and is confident of a better show with partner Jwala Gutta at the $250,000 India Open Super Series to be held from April 1-6. The 24-year-old, who will be defending...
  • Jwala-Ashwini fail to enter All England main draw March 5, 2014

    Birmingham: Women's doubles specialists Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa failed to make the main draw of the $400,000 All England Open Badminton Championships at the National Indoor Arena here Tuesday. It turned out to be a bad day for Indian shuttlers at the 104th edition of the championships as all others...
  • Jwala GuttaAshwini Ponnappa lose at Korea Open Super Series January 9, 2014

    Seoul: Commonwealth Games gold medallist pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa on Thursday suffered a straightgame defeat in the third round of the women's doubles competition to crash out of USD 600,000 Korea Open Super Series badminton tournament. The world championship bronze medallist combo of Gutta and Ponnappa lost 1821...
  • Jwala GuttaAshwini Ponnappa start 2014 on a winning note January 8, 2014

    Seoul: India's successful women's doubles badminton pair Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa started the New Year on a winning note as they entered the second round of the $600,000 Korea Open Super Series here on Wednesday. The 2011 World Championship bronze medallists made short work of New Zealand pair Anna Rankin...
  • Me and Ashwini Ponnappa are the best: Jwala Gutta December 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Top Indian shuttler Jwala Gutta, who Monday won the women's doubles title at the 78th Senior National Badminton Championships, said that she and her partner Ashwini Ponnappa "are the best". The 2011 World Championship bronze medallist has had a tough year fighting a court case against the Badminton Association...
  • Jwala Gutta to open badminton academy December 21, 2013

    New Delhi: India's top doubles shuttler Jwala Gutta is planning to open a badminton academy in her home town, Hyderabad. The 2010 Commonwealth Games women's doubles gold medallist has long been known to be unhappy with the way the sport is run in the country by the Badminton Association of India...
  • Yearender 2013: Saina falters but Sindhu, IBL lift Indian badminton December 19, 2013

    This year saw Indian badminton take a big leap with the emergence of Indian Badminton League (IBL); however, Saina Nehwal endured a frustrating season without any titles as PV Sindhu made an impression at the international circuit. Unlike last year, where Saina became the first Indian shuttler to win an Olympic...