Jaseel P. Ismail

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Jaseel P. Ismail (Malayalam: ജസീല്‍ പി. ഇസ്മായില്‍) (born 16 September 1972) is a former badminton player from Kozhikode city of Kerala, India. He, arguably, is one of India's finest ever doubles players.[1]


During his long career, Jaseel won five doubles titles at Indian National Badminton Championships, partnering George Thomas, Vijaydeep Singh, and Vincent Lobo. He also won two National mixed-doubles titles with Manjusha Kanwar as partner. Jaseel, partnering V. Diju, won the doubles title at Indian Asian Satellite 2004 held at Hyderabad. In the final the pair beat Rupesh Kumar and Sanave Thomas 15-9, 15-1.[2] In the same year, Jaseel and Diju pair also reached the semifinals at Cheers Asian Satellite, Singapore. They upset second seeds Kovit Phisetsarasai and Nitipong Saengsila of Thailand in the men's doubles quarterfinals with a score of 15-7, 15-8.[3] In the semifinal they went down to third-seeded Lin Woon Fui and Mohd Fairuzizuan Mohd Tazari of Malaysia.[4]


  1. ^ "To serve with pride". The Hindu. June 3, 2006. Retrieved 11-2-2009.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. ^ "Gopichand wins Asian Satellite crown". rediff.com. 2004-09-24. Retrieved 2009-08-02. 
  3. ^ "Gopichand wins Asian Satellite crown". rediff.com. 2004-09-10. Retrieved 2009-08-02. 
  4. ^ "Indian challenge ends". The Hindu. 12 September 2004. Retrieved 2 August 2009. 

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