Tarun Kona

Tarun Kona (born 17 November 1989) is an Indian badminton player. He entered the national team in 2006, and in 2011, he won the men's doubles title at the National Championships.[1]

Tarun Kona
Personal information
Country India
Born (1989-11-17) 17 November 1989 (age 30)
Hyderabad, India
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Years active2006
HandednessRight
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking37 (MD 23 May 2013)
26 (XD 25 April 2013)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

BWF Grand Prix (1 runner-up)Edit

The BWF Grand Prix has two levels, the BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007.

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Syed Modi International   Shruti Kurien   Arun Vishnu
  Aparna Balan
14–21, 21–17, 19–21   Runner-up
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series (12 titles, 10 runners-up)Edit

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2020 Uganda International   Shivam Sharma   Godwin Olofua
  Anuoluwapo Juwon Opeyori
21–15, 22–20   Winner
2018 Dubai International   Lim Khim Wah   Kim Sang-soo
  Yoo Yeon-seong
16–21, 9–21   Runner-up
2018 Brazil International   Saurabh Sharma   Jason Anthony Ho-Shue
  Nyl Yakura
7–21 Retired   Runner-up
2018 Jamaica International   Saurabh Sharma   Gareth Henry
  Samuel O’Brien Ricketts
21–17, 21–17   Winner
2018 Iran Fajr International   Saurabh Sharma   Alwin Francis
  K. Nandagopal
11–9, 6–11, 11–7, 8–11, 9–11   Runner-up
2017 South Africa International   Saurabh Sharma   Aatish Lubah
  Julien Paul
21–9, 21–15   Winner
2017 Kharkiv International   Alwin Francis   K. Nandagopal
  Rohan Kapoor
21–18, 22–24, 18–21   Runner-up
2017 Peru International   Alwin Francis   Mario Cuba
  Diego Mini
21–15, 21–15   Winner
2017 Uganda International   Alwin Francis   Aatish Lubah
  Julien Paul
21–8, 21–14   Winner
2016 Botswana International   Alwin Francis   Aatish Lubah
  Julien Paul
21–12, 21–19   Winner
2016 Norwegian International   Akshay Dewalkar   Oliver Leydon-Davis
  Lasse Moelhede
18–21, 20–22   Runner-up
2016 Jamaica International   Alwin Francis   Matijs Dierickx
  Freek Golinski
19–21, Retired   Runner-up
2016 Brazil International   Alwin Francis   Adam Cwalina
  Przemyslaw Wacha
15–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2016 Peru International Series   Alwin Francis   Job Castillo
  Lino Munoz
21–8, 21–12   Winner
2016 Guatemala International   Alwin Francis   Job Castillo
  Lino Munoz
21–8, 21–14   Winner
2012 Iran Fajr International   Arun Vishnu   Markus Fernaldi Gideon
  Agripina Prima Rahmanto
18–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2011 Bangladesh International   Arun Vishnu   Bui Bang Duc
  Dao Manh Thang
21–7, 22–20   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2020 Uganda International   Meghana Jakkampudi   Shivam Sharma
  Poorvisha S. Ram
21–7, 14–21, 21–16   Winner
2015 Lagos International   N. Sikki Reddy   Robert Mateusiak
  Nadieżda Zięba
19–21, 7–21   Runner-up
2015 Romanian International   N. Sikki Reddy   Jones Rafli Jansen
  Cisita Joity Jansen
11–7, 11–8, 11–4   Winner
2015 Uganda International   N. Sikki Reddy   Muhammed Ali Kurt
  Kader İnal
11–6, 11–4, 11–6   Winner
2013 India International   Ashwini Ponnappa   Akshay Dewalkar
  Pradnya Gadre
17–21, 21–18, 18–21   Runner-up
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament
  BWF Future Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Kona Tarun". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 20 November 2016.

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