Jwala Gutta's 'open' invite to trolls

Aug 07, 2018, 08:00 IST | A Correspondent

Stay true always!! PS: to all the people who send me love... love right back at you. And I know the trollers will be waiting to say something so please feel free!!," Jwala Gutta wrote.

Jwala Gutta's 'open' invite to trolls
Jwala Gutta

Indian badminton ace Jwala Gutta tweeted this picture yesterday and asked users to make negative comments if they wished to. "It's easy to stand in the crowd. It takes COURAGE to stand alone!! Stay true always!! PS: to all the people who send me love... love right back at you. And I know the trollers will be waiting to say something so please feel free!!," she wrote. Well said, Ms Gutta!

Jwala Gutta is a left-handed Indian badminton player. She is most successful doubles specialist from India, and has represented the country at the international circuit since the late 1990s till 2017. A fourteen-time National Champion, Gutta played with Shruti Kurien earlier in her career, but found greater international success with Ashwini Ponnappa in the later stages of her career.

Jwala Gutta is the first badminton player of Indian to qualify for two events in the Olympics–women's doubles with Ponnappa and mixed doubles with V. Diju at London. She is known for her skilled left-handed stroke-play and is one of the very few doubles players to use a forehand service.

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