Jwala Gutta says Badminton Association of India has not communicated regarding Denmark Open

Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa's participation in the women's doubles event at the Denmark Open Super Series is still not confirmed.

updated: October 11, 2013 20:44 IST
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Hyderabad: India's top doubles shuttler Jwala Gutta on Friday said she and her partner Ashwini Ponnappa have not yet received any communication from the Badminton Association of India (BAI) on whether or not they would be playing in the Denmark Open Super Series starting Tuesday. The Delhi High Court had on Thursday directed BAI to allow her to participate in tournaments and suspended the life ban on her. (Read: Jwala Gutta thanks well-wishers for standing behind her)

After the recommendation of life ban by BAI's disciplinary committee for delaying an Indian Badminton League (IBL) match, Jwala's entry was withdrawn from the Denmark Open by the BAI.

However, the court directed the association to forthwith withdraw the communication sent to the organisers of the tournament on withdrawing her name, and permit her to participate.

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