Jwala Gutta

  • CWG 2014: India shuttlers thrash Kenya 5-0, top group 15 hours 5 minutes ago

    Glasgow: After thrashing Ghana and Uganda with the exact scoreline of 5-0 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, Jwala-Ashwini lose June 19, 2014

    Jakarta: Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal cruised into the women's singles quarter-finals 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 second-round 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 Gutta-Ashwini 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 2-3 defeat to Japan in Uber Cup May 24, 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 2-3 to five-time champions Japan in its maiden semi-finals appearance in the Uber Cup on Friday. Saina and...
  • Badminton: India beat Indonesia, assured of historic bronze in Uber Cup May 23, 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 3-0 in the quarter-finals to...
  • Thomas and Uber Cup: Jwala-Ashwini 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 Gutta-Ashwini 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 straight-game 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 18-21...
  • Jwala Gutta-Ashwini 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 30, 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...
  • Jwala-Ashwini lose in Bitburger Open October 31, 2013

    New Delhi: India's women's doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa Thursday crashed out of the Bitburger Open Grand Prix Gold after suffering a straight-game defeat against the Malaysian pair of Hui Ern Ng and Hui Lin Ng in the second round in Saarbrucken, Germany. The Commonwealth Games gold-medallist pair...
  • Sports Ministry extending all assistance to Jwala: Jitendra Singh October 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Sports Minister Jitendra Singh has responded to his senior colleague in the government, Veerappa Moily's letter to him in connection with Jwala Gutta's ongoing impasse with the BAI, saying that he will examine her case and see how he can extend support to her. In response to Petroleum Minister...
  • Jwala-Ashwini win, Thulasi loses in Bitburger Open October 31, 2013

    New Delhi: India's women's doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa started their campaign with a dominating straight-game win in the opening round of the Bitburger Open Grand Prix Gold in Saarbrucken, Germany. The Commonwealth Games gold-medallist pair brushed aside Germany's Anika Dorr and Annika Horbach 21-14 21-11 in a...
  • Jwala and co to start campaign in Bitburger Open October 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Celebrated women's doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa and a few other Indians will start their campaign in the Bitburger Open Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament which starts with the qualifiers at Saarbrucken, Germany on Monday. The commonwealth Games gold medallist pair, who started playing together again...
  • I am surprised why Gopichand is quiet: Jwala Gutta October 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Embattled shuttler Jwala Gutta Friday said she is surprised that India's chief badminton coach Pullela Gopichand is still silent on the proposed life ban on her by BAI for an alleged disciplinary breach. "I am really surprised why the chief coach is quiet. Why he has nothing to say?,"...
  • HC declines to stay inquiry against shuttler Jwala Gutta October 25, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday declined to grant stay on ongoing inquiry proceedings by a committee set up by the Badminton Association of India (BAI) against ace shuttler Jwala Gutta for alleged indiscipline. Gutta on Friday approached the high court challenging the show cause notice issued to her...
  • Saina, Sindhu enter round 2 of French Super Series October 23, 2013

    Paris: Star Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal fought her way back from a game down to win her opening round match while compatriot P V Sindhu crushed her opponent to storm into the second round of the French Super Series here Wednesday. World number four Saina, seeded fourth in the tournament, lost...
  • Don't take my suggestions negatively: Jwala to BAI October 12, 2013

    Hyderabad: Beleaguered shuttler Jwala Gutta on Saturday said the national federation should not construe her "suggestions" as criticism since she had nothing against them and imposition of a life ban because of her blunt talking would be "silly". The disciplinary committee of the Badminton Association of India (BAI) has recommended a...
  • Irate Jwala Gutta lashes out at BAI October 12, 2013

    The shuttler says after being threatened with a life ban, the Badminton Association of India left her with no choice than to move court. ...
  • BAI did not send my entry for China Open: Jwala Gutta October 12, 2013

    Hyderabad: Embattled shuttler Jwala Gutta Friday said she might miss out of playing in next month's China Open as the Badminton Association of India (BAI) didn't send her entry for the Super Series Premier event by the stipulated October 8 deadline. The China Open is scheduled to be held from November...
  • Jwala Gutta thanks well-wishers for standing behind her October 11, 2013

    Hyderabad: Elated with Delhi High Court's order to allow her to take part in national and international tournaments, top doubles shuttler Jwala Gutta on Friday thanked everyone who stood by her during the hour of crisis. "I am very very happy that the order of the honourable judge was in our...