Treesa Jolly is an Indian badminton player who booked her place in the Commonwealth Games in 2022. She mainly competes in women’s doubles and mixed doubles categories.
Treesa Jolly was born on Tuesday 27 May 2003.age 19 years; by 2022) at Pulingom village, Cherupuzha, Kerala. His zodiac sign is Gemini.
Height (approx.): 5′ 6″
Hair Color: black
Eye Colour: black
parents and siblings
His father, jolly Mathew Thaikal, is a former physical education teacher and volleyball coach. His mother Daisy Joseph is a teacher. He has a sister named Maria Jolly, who is a badminton player.
When she was 7 years old, she participated in the Under-10 State Championship held in Kannur, Kerala. At the national level, her performance in doubles games was better than in singles, so she decided to move to the doubles category in the sport. Talking about this during an interview, he said,
In singles, I did well at the state level, but at the national level, I used to reach the semi-finals only once or twice a year, there was no consistency. I was doing better in doubles.”
To continue her training in badminton, she joined Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy, Hyderabad in 2020. At the academy, her coach Arun Vishnu and former Indian badminton player Pullela Gopichand paired her with Gayatri Gopichand (badminton player) for the women’s doubles. After this, Trisa performed with Gayatri in many national and international tournaments. The pair was successful and won several medals for India in the women’s doubles category.
Trisa has participated in various badminton tournaments such as:
- 2018: Kerala State Junior Junior State Ranking Badminton Championship at Sultan Bathery
- 2022: Perodua Malaysia Masters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
- 2022: Totalenergies BWF Thomas & Uber Cup Finals, Bangkok, Thailand
- 2022: Yonex Swiss Open, Basel, Switzerland
- 2022: Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships, Birmingham, England
- 2022: Yonex Gainward German Open, Muelheim an der Ruhr, Germany
- 2022: Odisha Open, Cuttack, India
- 2022: Syed Modi India International, Lucknow, India
- 2022: Yonex-Sunrise India Open, New Delhi, India
His coaches are Jolly Mathew Thaikal (Treesa Jolly’s father), Anil Ramachandran and Arun Vishnu. He has the right hand in the game.
- 2018: Kerala State Junior Junior State Ranking Badminton Championship
- 2021: Infosys International Challenge
- 2021: India International Challenge (Women’s Doubles) with Gayatri Gopichand
- 2022: In Odisha Open (Women’s Doubles) Super 100 with Gayatri Gopichand
- 2021: Polish International (Women’s Doubles) with Gayatri Gopichand
- 2021: Welsh International (women’s doubles) with Gayatri Gopichand
- 2022: Syed Modi with Gayatri Gopichand in International (Women’s Doubles) Super 300
- 2022: Super 100 with Arjun MR in Odisha Open (mixed doubles)
- 2021: Under-19 International Junior Grand Pix, Pune
Facts / Trivia
- He started training for badminton at the age of 5. His father started his early training by being a physical education teacher. She trained under her father for about six years, and then her father decided to continue her professional training. In the early years of her training, she used to play alongside her sister in the women’s double. In an interview, he talked about making a career in badminton. He said,
When I started, hardly anyone played the game in my village. When my father started encouraging me and my sister to play badminton, many people questioned him. Many people suggested that it is of no use and no one in our field will make a career in it. But my father did not pay heed to it and kept training us and gave his full support.
- Talking to reporters in 2022, he talked about his future goals. He said,
I am focusing more on doubles right now in terms of career goals and the goal is to try and qualify for the next Olympics in 2024. Even though I got a scholarship from the sports ministry, still there are a lot of financial difficulties. My father had to quit his job to help me with my career as he could not concentrate on both. But the fact that we have come this far gives us confidence. I am very grateful to my parents and my family.”