Ashwini Ponnappa - Tarun Kona Ousted From World Badminton Championships

The World No.39 Indian combine of Tarun Kona and Ashwini Ponnappa gave a tough fight but eventually went down in their mixed doubles opener World Badminton Championships.

updated: August 25, 2014 21:01 IST
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File photo: Ashwini Ponnappa (L) was knocked out of the mixed doubles with her partner Tarun (not in pic)


Copenhagen: The Indian badminton squad got off to a poor start as Tarun Kona and Ashwini Ponnappa were ousted from their mixed doubles opener at the World Championships here Monday.

Though Tarun and Ashwini lost the first game 16-21 to Danish World No.16 pair Anders Kristiansen and Julie Houmann, they came back strongly in the second game at the Ballerup Super Arena.

The World No.39 Indian combine gave a tough fight in the second game but eventually went down 25-27 in a close match which lasted 46 minutes.

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