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Jwala-Ashwini lose in women’s doubles final, take silver


Ashwini Ponnappa and Jwala GuttaAshwini Ponnappa and Jwala Gutta

Glasgow: Indian shuttlers Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa lost to Malaysian duo Vivian Kah Mun Hoo and Khe Wei Woon in the women’s doubles final of the 20th Commonwealth Games here Sunday and had to settle for the silver medal.

The Indian third seeds lost to the second seeded Malaysian duo in straight games 17-21, 21-23 in 41 minutes at the Emirates Arena.