Canada Open: Jwala-Ashwini charge into women’s doubles final

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Commonwealth Games silver-medalist twin of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa entered a women’s doubles final of a Canada Open badminton contest after posting a straight-game feat over Shiho Tanaka and Koharu Yonemoto.

Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa. AFPJwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa. AFP

Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa. AFP

The third-seeded Indian combo outplayed a Japanese span of 21-17 21-16 in their semi-final compare that lasted only half-an-hour.
The bronze award winners of a 2011 World Championship, Jwala and Ashwini will strife with a tip seeded Dutch span of Selena Piek and Eefje Muskens in a final.

It was an easy compare for Jwala and Ashwini, who frequency pennyless a persperate opposite their Japanese opponents.

In a initial game, a Indians trailed in a commencement though once they held adult with their rivals during 4-4, there was no looking behind for them.

From tied 6-6, Jwala and Ashwini surged forward to a 9-6 lead. Although a Japanese girls came from behind to reason them during 14-14, a Indian span warranted 4 points on a run to pierce to 18-14 and eventually hermetic off a opening game.

World No. 13 Indian multiple pennyless divided early from tied 2-2 in a second diversion and simply went on fluctuating a lead to finally hang it adult rather comfortably.

PTI

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