Jwala-Ashwini better tip seeds to lift Canada Open title

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Calgary, Canada: Indian shuttlers Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa won a Canada Open women’s doubles pretension after upstaging a top-seeded Dutch span of Eefje Muskens and Selena Piek in a limit strife on Jun 28.

The third-seeded Indian span triumphed 21-19 21-16 in a competition that lasted 35 minutes.

Third-seeded Indian twin degraded tip seeded Dutch span to lift Canada Open title. AFP Photos. Third-seeded Indian twin degraded tip seeded Dutch span to lift Canada Open title. AFP Photos.

Third-seeded Indian twin degraded tip seeded Dutch span to lift Canada Open title. AFP Photos.

In a closely-contested opening game, Jwala and Ashwini pennyless divided from a 19-19 and converted a sole diversion indicate event to squeeze a initiative.

The Indians dominated a second diversion and raced to a 5-0 lead before going from 10-6 to 15-6 up.

However, Muskens and Piek fought behind to win 9 points true and tie a diversion during 15-15. But Jwala and Ashwini did not let a advantage trip and won 6 of a subsequent 7 points to bind a title.

This was Jwala and Ashwini’s initial pretension given their reunion after a 2012 London Olympics.

PTI

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