Greysia Polii

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Greysia Polii
Yonex IFB 2013 - Eightfinal - Ma Jin - Zhong Qianxin — Nitya Krishinda Maheswari - Greysia Polii 01 (cropped).jpg
Greysia Polii at the 2013 French Super Series
Personal information
Birth name Greysia Polii
Country  Indonesia
Born (1987-08-11) 11 August 1987 (age 27)
Jakarta, Indonesia
Height 1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight 55 kg (121 lb)
Handedness Right
Coach Eng Hian
Mixed & Women's doubles
Highest ranking 5 with Meiliana Jauhari (12 May 2011)
Current ranking 10 with Nitya Krishinda Maheswari (26 June 2014)
BWF profile

Greysia Polii (born 11 August 1987 in Jakarta) is an Indonesian female badminton player who is double specialist. Her current partner is Nitya Krishinda Maheswari. Polii remains a tainted athlete, after being found guilty of match fixing at the 2012 Olympics. [1]

Career[edit]

In 2007 Polii won women's doubles at the Indonesian National Championships with Jo Novita. They were women's doubles silver medalists at both the 2005 and 2007 Southeast Asian Games. Polii was a member of Indonesian Sudirman Cup teams that finished second to China in 2005 and 2007.At Quarter finalSingapore Open Greysia Polii beat The World No. 1 Wong Pei Tty / Chin Eei Hui from Malaysia and beat The World No. 9 Lena Frier Kristiansen / Kamilla Rytter Juhl from Denmark in Semi final. In French Open 2009, Greysia Polii / Nitya Krishinda Maheswari can go to Semifinal, after beating Wong Pei Tty/Chin Eei Hui from Malaysia in Quarterfinal, And Kamilla Rytter Juhl/Lena Frier Kristiansen from Denmark, Before defeated by Chinese Ma Jin / Wang Xiaoli from China with 2 set 21-4, 21-18. In December 2009, Greysia Polii / Nitya Krishinda can't get the gold for Indonesia in SEA Games 2009 in Vientiane, Laos. Because defeated by young Thailand's women doubles Savitree Amitrapai / Munkit Vacharaporn. Now Greysia Polii partner double is Meiliana Jauhari as the new pair they can reached Quarter-Final of All-England 2010. At Quarter-Final they deafeted by Chinese pair Pan Pan / Tian Qing with tight rubber set 23-25, 21-17, 17-21, but before at the first round they defeated the Seed No. 4 Wong Pei Tty / Chin Eei Hui from Malaysia

At the 2012 Summer Olympics, Polii and her partner Meiliana Jauhari, along with Jung Kyung-eun and Kim Ha-na, Ha Jung-eun and Kim Min-jung of South Korea, and Wang Xiaoli and Yu Yang of China were disqualified from the competition for "not using one's best efforts to win a match" and "conducting oneself in a manner that is clearly abusive or detrimental to the sport" following matches the previous evening during which they threw the match.[2] Greysia Polii and her partner Meiliana Jauhari played against South Korea's Ha Jung-eun and Kim Min-jung.[3] Indonesia filed an appeal to the case, but it was withdrawn.[2]

Achievements[edit]

Women's Doubles with Nitya Krishinda Maheswari

Year Tournament Venue Round
2014
2014 Asian Games South Korea Winner
2014 Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold Chinese Taipei Winner
2014 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold Switzerland Runner-Up
2013
2013 Southeast Asian Games Myanmar Runner-Up
2013 Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold Thailand Winner
2009
2009 Singapore Super Series Singapore Runner-Up

Women's Doubles with Meiliana Jauhari

Year Tournament Venue Round
2011
2011 Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold Taipei Runner-Up
2010
2010 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold Macau Runner-Up
2010 Indonesia Open Grand Prix Gold Indonesia Runner-Up

Women's Doubles with Vita Marissa

Year Tournament Venue Round
2007
2007 Malaysia Super Series Malaysia Runner-Up

Women's Doubles with Jo Novita

Year Tournament Venue Round
2007
2007 Southeast Asian Games Thailand Runner-Up
2006
Philippines Open Philippines Winner
2005
2005 Southeast Asian Games Philippines Runner-Up

Mixed Doubles with Muhammad Rijal

Year Tournament Venue Round
2007
2007 Swiss Open Super Series Switzerland Runner-Up
2004
2004 IBF World Junior Championships Canada Runner-Up

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