1. Shuttlers Jwala-Ashwini advance to Canada Open semis

Shuttlers Jwala-Ashwini advance to Canada Open semis

Commonwealth Games silver medallist pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa progressed to the semi-finals of the Canada Open badminton tournament after claiming straight sets win over Chan Kaka Tsz Ka and Yuen Sin Ying in their women's doubles contest.

By: | Published: June 27, 2015 5:52 PM

Commonwealth Games silver medallist pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa progressed to the semi-finals of the Canada Open badminton tournament after claiming straight sets win over Chan Kaka Tsz Ka and Yuen Sin Ying in their women’s doubles contest.

Jwala and Ashwini overcame the Hong Kong duo 21-19, 21-13 in a thrilling contest that lasted mere 27 minutes at the Markin MacPhail Centre.

The third seeds Indian pair will next face Japan’s Shiho Tanaka and Koharu Yonemoto to book a berth for the summit clash.

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