Tarun Kona

  • Badminton: Ashwini Ponnappa-Tarun Kona ousted from World Championships 5 days ago

    Copenhagen: The Indian badminton squad got off to a poor start as Tarun Kona and Ashwini Ponnappa were ousted from their mixed doubles opener at the World Championships on Monday. Though Tarun and Ashwini lost the first game 16-21 to Danish World No.16 pair Anders Kristiansen and Julie Houmann, they came...
  • Ashwini-Tarun exit from Indonesian Open June 17, 2014

    Jakarta: Indian shuttlers Ashwini Ponnappa and Tarun Kona lost their mixed doubles first round clash of the Indonesian Open Super Series Premier at the Istora Gelora Bung Karno Stadium here on Tuesday. The World No.21 German pair of Peter Kaesbauer and Isabel Herttrich came from behind after losing the first game...
  • Sindhu enters third round; Kona-Vishnu crashes out of World Badminton August 7, 2013

    Guangzhou: Rising Indian shuttler PV Sindhu overcame a fighting Kaori Imabeppu of Japan to secure her place in the third round of the women's singles competition at the World Badminton Championships on Wednesday. Seeded 10th, Sindhu, who won the Malaysia Grand Prix in May this year, had to sweat it...
  • Saina slips to 3rd in rankings, Kashyap up to 9th March 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal slipped down a place to be ranked third while Parupalli Kashyap jumped two places to be ninth in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released Thursday. Saina, who turns 23 on March 17, was overtaken by World Champion Yihan Wang in the women's singles...
  • Denmark Open: Ashwini-Tarun lose in first round October 17, 2012

    Odense: Mixed doubles shuttlers Ashwini Ponnappa and Tarun Kona bowed out of the Denmark Open Super Series Premier, losing in straight games in the first round here. The Indian duo lost to the unseeded Indonesian combo of Markis Kido and Pia Zebadiah Bernadeth 18-21, 15-21 in 28 minutes Tuesday in...