Guwahati: Red Bull Shuttle Up, India’s first ever exclusive women’s doubles tournament is back with its Third Edition.
Red Bull Shuttle Up Qualifiers are being held across 5 cities-Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Delhi, Mumbai and Guwahati from 18th September to 30th October 2021, with winning pairs from each qualifier to compete at the National Finals. Red Bull Shuttle Up Guwahati Qualifiers will be held on October 30 at Cotton University.
The National Finals winners get a chance to play against Ashwini Ponnappa, one of India’s best doubles badminton players of all time and a partner of her choosing. The dates for the National Finals will be announced soon.
With the growing popularity of the sport be it viewership or participation, the tournament aims to further boost and improve participation and popularity amongst aspiring women players.
Open exclusively for women above the age of 16, all matches are played on the knock out basis where all pairs playa best of 3 sets with 21 points (rally points). Each pair, with prior notification to the referee can call for a super point once in a set. By calling for a super point, the pair will get 2 points if they win that particular point.
There will be no deduction of points if the pair loses that point. To register and participate in Red Bull Shuttle Up, visit – www.redbull.in/shuttleup.