Indian Badminton League: Day 1 highlights - Pune Pistons edge Delhi Smashers 3-2 in opener

Pune Piston's Ashwini Ponappa/JF Nielsen beat Jwala Gutta/Koon Kien Keat 21-19 16-21 11-3 in the deciding mixed doubles contest.

updated: August 15, 2013 02:25 IST
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After a gruelling Day 1 of the inaugural Indian Badminton League, Pune won three matches (1 men's singles, 1 women's singles, 1 mixed doubles) while Delhi won two (1 men's doubles, 1 men's singles).

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