Asia Cup 2018
  1. You Are At:
  2. Home
  3. Sports News
  4. Other News
  5. Jwala-Ashwini enter second round at All England Championships

Jwala-Ashwini enter second round at All England Championships

Birmingham: The Indian women's doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa and men's pair of Manu Attri and B. Sumeeth Reddy entered the second round of the $500,000 All England Open Badminton Championships at

IANS [ Updated: March 05, 2015 0:07 IST ]
jwala ashwini enter second round at all england
jwala ashwini enter second round at all england championships

Birmingham: The Indian women's doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa and men's pair of Manu Attri and B. Sumeeth Reddy entered the second round of the $500,000 All England Open Badminton Championships at the Barclaycard Arena here on Wednesday.

Jwala-Ashwini defeated Malaysian team of Amelia Alicia Anscelly and Fie Cho Soong 21-12, 20-22, 21-14 in 51 minutes. The 2011 World Championships bronze medal-winning Indian pair will meet Tian Qing and Zhao Yunlei. The Chinese pair went past Korea's Lee So Hee and Shin Seung Chan 21-13, 19-21, 21-5.

In the men's doubles, Attri-Reddy overcame a poor start against China's Chai Biao and Hong Wei. They lost the first game 9-21 before winning the next two games 21-17, 21-17.

In the second round, the Indian pair will be up against the winner between Indonesia's Gideon Markus Fernaldi and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo and Max Schwenger and Josche Zurwonne of Germany.

Write a comment

Asia Cup Schedule 2018

Live Scorecard

ASIA CUP 2018 Points Table

Group A

  • Teams Matches Wins Losses Points NRR
  • India 4 4 0 8 +1.333
  • Pakistan 4 2 2 4 -0.556
  • Hong Kong 2 0 2 0 -1.748

Group B

  • Teams Matches Wins Losses Points NRR
  • Afghanistan 4 2 2 4 -0.065
  • Bangladesh 4 2 2 2 -0.645
  • Sri Lanka 2 0 2 0 -2.280