The impasse was reported to have ended in New Delhi when Jwala met BAI president Akhilesh Das after the 78th Senior National Championships where she had emerged as the doubles champion alongside Ponnappa. I first travelled to Guangzhou in 2002, and saw why that country is on the top of the medal charts in the Olympics.  Gutta is also known for being one of the only top doubles player to still use the forehand service, since most other doubles specialists opt for the safer backhand serve. Her father hailed from a family of freedom fighters and Leftists from Peddapuliveru in Andhra Pradesh’s Guntur district. Jwala who never gets bogged down in question the ruling government seemed to irk this particular Twitter user. , Gutta has been listed as the most inspirational sportswomen from India on numerous occasions. Explained: What is a technical recession? In addition to her badminton career, Gutta has been vociferous for the issues she advocates for, ranging from fair treatment in sports, health and education, women's empowerment and gender equality. By reaching the tournament finals they became the first Indians to reach the feat in any of the 5 disciplines.  She played in the mixed doubles alongside Indonesian Markis Kido and Danish Carsten Mogensen. , Gutta partnered Shruti Kurien-Kanetkar during the early part of her career for the women's doubles competition.  In the year 2006, she won the Sri Lanka International Satellite tournament; while in the year 2007, she won the Cyprus Badminton International tournament. The Indian pair was beaten 16–21, 14–21 in 27 minutes. , In May, Gutta was part of the Indian team for the 2016 Thomas & Uber Cup held at Kunshan, China. In 2000, Jwala (aged 17) won the Junior National Badminton Championship. Jwala Gutta is a combination of Indian and chinese parents. I understand it’s difficult, but if you get harassed, don’t think twice before approaching the judiciary and give courage to others. Jwala Gutta (born 7 September 1983) is an Indian professional badminton player. Tax relief until June next year: should you buy a new home now? , The quarter-final finish at the World Championships helped Gutta and Ponnappa jump 2 places in the BWF World Ranking, and they entered the top 10 for the first time in their career. Jwala and Ashwini then participated in the 2015 U.S. Open Grand Prix Gold and the pair seeded 4th reached the semi-finals losing out to Japanese pair of Ayane Kurihara and Naru Shinoya 17–21, 11–21. She played women's doubles as well as mixed doubles at the 2012 London Olympics becoming the first and the only Indian to qualify in two events in the entire history of the game. Jwala was one of the six marquee players and team captains to be auctioned.
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 Further, she reached the Final Rounds of the Scottish International tournament 2004 and 40th Portuguese Badminton Championship 2004. Yelan first came to India in 1977 with her grandfather to visit the Sevagram ashram, where she translated Gandhi's autobiography and other works into the Chinese language. My mother never complained about how tough it was for her to adjust in a new culture, but it wasn’t easy growing up as a child with a mixed heritage. She stands unique in this aspect. According to Gutta, such controversies do not bother her as she had been taught to speak up for whats right and take a stand for herself and others too.  S. M. Arif Jwala's coach said, "This girl, she is there with me since she was 4 years old, from that age she is there with me and one thing about her is that she is the laziest person as far as the training is concerned and as far as the court is concerned you keep her for the whole long day and she will be happy, otherwise her genes might be helping her out. Read more on Latest Viral News on India.com. Gutta and Ponnappa after IBL confirmed on that they were set to reunite. Gutta has won numerous medals for Indian badminton including the bronze medal 2011 BWF World Championships in London and a gold and silver at 2010 and 2014 Commonwealth Games respectively in the women's doubles event which were the first for the country in the discipline. What we don’t realise as Indians when we call someone “corona” or “Chinese virus” is that we ourselves have a large number of cases of malaria and over 2 lakh Indians die of tuberculosis each year. "My father (Kranti) told me at a young age to fight for what I believed in. Gutta likes playing aggressive badminton and has a great affinity for the front court, with her skilled netplay, good anticipation and the ability to play deceptive strokes at the net. I treat everyone equally and don’t see religious or caste distinctions. The Championships were held at Hyderabad, India. The divorce gathered huge and unwanted media attention and speculations about an affair with ex-cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin also came up, but was never confirmed due to lack of any proof of the news and constant denials from Jwala herself. People don’t realise but I have abhorred attention since I was a kid because of all the staring back then. My grandmother lives alone and refuses to move in with us in India, despite us having all the typically required Indian comforts of cooks and house helps. She said she is targeted because she speaks her mind. Now, imagine if an Indian walking past in a foreign country gets called “malaria” or “TB carrier”. Also, in the second round they had caused a big upset by beating the 2nd seeds and former World Num 1s. And why not? In the quarterfinal they went down to defending champions and second seeds Nova Widianto and Lilyana Natsir of Indonesia. They next appeared in the prestigious All England Open reached the 2nd round losing out to the top seeds Tian Qing and Zhao Yunlei in straight games. Jwala then split with her longtime partner Shruti Kurien due to compatibility issues. Gutta has been credited to have brought recognition for doubles badminton in India, first with her mixed doubles partner Diju with whom she peaked at no.