Jwala-Ashwini pair wins Canada Open

Indian shuttlers Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa won the Canada Open ladies’ duplicates title in the wake of upstaging the top-seeded Dutch pair of Eefje Muskens and Selena Piek in the summit conflict.

The third-seeded Indian pair triumphed 21-19 21-16 in the challenge which kept going 35 minutes.

In a firmly challenged opening diversion, Jwala and Ashwini split far from the 19-19 and changed over the solitary amusement direct open door toward snatch the activity.

The Indians ruled the second amusement and dashed to a 5-0 lead before going from 10-6 to 15-6 up.

In any case, Muskens and Piek battled back to win nine focuses straight and tie the amusement at 15-15. However, Jwala and Ashwini did not neglect the point of interest and won 6 of the following 7 focuses to secure the title.

This was Jwala and Ashwini’s first title following their gathering after the 2012 London Olympics.

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