Hendra Setiawan

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Hendra Setiawan
Personal information
Country  Indonesia
Born (1984-08-25) August 25, 1984 (age 29)
Pemalang, Indonesia
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 72 kg (159 lb)
Handedness Right
Men's doubles
Highest ranking 1 (Markis Kido) (September 27, 2007[1])
Current ranking 1 (Mohammad Ahsan) (November 26, 2013 [2])
BWF profile
Olympic medal record
Competitor for  Indonesia
Badminton
Olympic Games
Gold 2008 Beijing Doubles
World Championships
Gold 2007 Kuala Lumpur Men's doubles
Bronze 2010 Paris Men's doubles
Gold 2013 Guangzhou Men's doubles
Badminton World Cup
Gold 2006 Yiyang Men's Doubles
Asian Games
Gold 2010 Guangzhou Doubles
Bronze 2006 Doha Doubles
Bronze 2006 Doha Men's Team
Bronze 2010 Guangzhou Men's Team
Sudirman Cup
Silver 2007 Glasgow Mixed Team
Thomas Cup
Bronze 2006 Tokyo Men's Team
Bronze 2008 Jakarta Men's Team
Silver 2010 Kuala Lumpur Men's Team
Bronze 2014 New Delhi Men's Team
Southeast Asian Games
Gold 2005 Philippines Men's Doubles
Gold 2007 Thailand Men's Doubles
Gold 2009 Laos Men's Doubles
Silver 2011 Indonesia Men's Doubles
Gold 2007 Thailand Men's Teams
Gold 2009 Laos Men's Teams
Gold 2011 Indonesia Men's Teams
Silver 2005 Philippines Men's Teams

Hendra Setiawan (born 25 August 1984 in Pemalang, Central Java) is a male badminton player from Indonesia and one of the world's leading doubles players.

Career[edit]

In 2005, with Markis Kido, he won men's doubles at the Asian Badminton Championships and the Indonesia Open. In 2006, they also won the Jakarta Satellite, the Hong Kong Open and the China Open after defeating China's Cai Yun and Fu Haifeng, the 2006 IBF (BWF) world champions in the finals.

2007 was a big year for Setiawan and Kido. They were crowned world champions after defeating Jung Jae-sung and Lee Yong-dae from South Korea, 21–19 and 21–19, at the World Championship finals in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. They also captured the China Super Series after defeating China 's Guo Zhendong and Xie Zhongbo and the BWF World Cup Invitation after beating Malaysia's Mohd. Fairuzizuan Mohd. Tazari and Lin Woon Fui at Yiyang, Hunan. In July they were runners-up at the China Masters Super Series, this time losing to Cai Yun and Fu Haifeng, 15–21, 16–21. They won the Chinese Taipei Grand Prix Gold event in September over the Danish veterans Lars Paaske and Jonas Rasmussen. In December they won the Hong Kong Super Series after overcoming two of Indonesia's "all-time" greats Candra Wijaya and Tony Gunawan 21–12, 18–21, 21–13 in the final. At the 2007 Southeast Asian Games in Thailand, they helped Indonesia win the men's team gold medal, and won men's doubles gold in the individual events after defeating Hendri Kurniawan Saputra and Hendra Wijaya, Indonesian-born players who represented Singapore.

In January 2008 they won the Malaysian Super Series. In August 2008 they captured their most prestigious prize yet, at the Beijing Olympic Games. They took the gold medal in men's doubles after defeating Cai Yun and Fu Haifeng of China 12–21, 21–11, 21–16, thus more than avenging their loss to that team in the 2007 China Masters event. In September 2008 Setiawan teamed with Kido to win the 2008 China Masters Super Series after beating the Chinese pair of Sun Junjie and Xu Chen in the final round. In October they won the Denmark Super Series after beating another Chinese pair, Fu Haifeng and Shen Ye in a straight set final. In November in Paris, they added the French Super Series to their list after defeating yet another Chinese pairing, Cai Yun and Xu Chen, in another straight set final round.

In January 2009 they won the Malaysian Super Series. In September 2009 they won Japan Super Series after beating other Indonesian pair, Rian Sukmawan and Yonathan Suryatama 21–19 and 24–22 in final round. In October 2009 they won French Super Series.

On December 17, 2009.they defeated Malaysian Koo Kien Keat / Tan Boon Heong to win Gold Medal at South East Asian Games 2009

They continued their domination to win Gold Medal 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou, China after beating Koo Kien Keat and Tan Boon Heong

Now he's pairing with a younger partner Mohammad Ahsan. They won their first tournament in 2013 Malaysia Super Series after beating Korean pair Lee Yong-dae and Ko Sung-hyun 21-15, 21-13 in the final. They also won their second tournament in 2013 Indonesia Super Series Premier again with another victory against Lee Yong-dae and Ko Sung-hyun with straight game 21-14 and 21-18. Once again, they defeated the Korean pair for the third time in third final of super series tournament with straight sets 21-15 and 21-18 at the 2013 Singapore Super Series on June 23, 2013. In August 2013, They became world champions after winning 2013 BWF World Championships defeated the Danes pair Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen 21-13, 23-21, without losing any single game to all of their opponents since the first round.

In March 2014, Setiawan and Ahsan won 2014 All England Super Series Premier after beating Japanese Hiroyuki Endo and Kenichi Hayakawa in the final 21-19, 21-19. This is the first All England title for both Setiawan and Ahsan as a pair and as a personal. This title makes Setiawan collected all of the major title in badminton international. He won 2008 Olympic Games and 2010 Asian Games with Markis Kido, 2 times BWF World Championships one with Kido and one with Ahsan, He also won BWF Super Series Masters Finals in Kuala Lumpur in the end of 2013. With this achievement, made Setiawan one of badminton superstar legend and he is there with the likes of Ricky Subagja, Rexy Mainaky, Park Joo-bong and other legendary badminton double players.

Participation at Indonesian Team[edit]

Achievements[edit]

Mens Doubles with Muhammad Ahsan

Year Tournament Venue Round
2014
Yonex All England Badminton Championships England Winner
Yonex Indonesia Open Super Series Premier Indonesia Runner-up
Yonex Japan Open Super Series Japan Runner-up
2013
BWF Super Series Masters Finals Malaysia Winner
Yonex Denmark Open Super Series Premier Denmark Runner-up
Yonex Japan Open Super Series Japan Winner
Wang Lao Ji BWF World Championships China Winner
Li-Ning Singapore Open Super Series Singapore Winner
Djarum Indonesia Open Super Series Premier Indonesia Winner
Maybank Malaysia Open Super Series Malaysia Winner
Yonex Australian Badminton Open Grand Prix Gold Australia Runner-up

Mens Doubles with Markis Kido

Year Tournament Venue Round
2012
Li-Ning Singapore Open Super Series Singapore Winner
Yonex Australian Badminton Open Australia Winner
2010
Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold Malaysia Winner
Yonex-Sunrise Hongkong Open Super Series Hongkong Runner-up
Asian Games Men's Doubles China Winner
2009
Sea Games Men's Doubles Laos Winner
Aviva Singapore Open Super Series Singapore Runner-up
Badminton Asia Championships Korea Winner
Yonex Japan Open Super Series Japan Winner
French Open Super Series France Winner
2008
Olympic Beijing China Winner
Malaysia Open Super Series Malaysia Winner
China Master Super Series China Winner
Denmark Open Super Series Denmark Winner
French Open Super Series France Winner
Wilson Swiss Open Switzerland Runner-up
2007
BWF World Championships Malaysia Winner
China Open Super Series China Winner
Sea Games Men's Doubles Thailand Winner
Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold Chinese Taipei Winner
Hongkong Open Super Series Hongkong Winner
China Master Super Series China Runner-up
2006
Hongkong Open Super Series Hongkong Winner
China Open Super Series China Winner
Djarum Indonesia Open Super Series Premier Indonesia Runner-up
2005
Sea Games Men's Doubles Philippines Winner
Badminton Asia Championships India Winner
Indonesia Open Super Series Premier Indonesia Winner
2004
Denmark Open Denmark Runner-up

Personal life[edit]

When he was young, he joined the Jaya Raya Jakarta badminton club. Setiawan's parents are named Ferry Yoegianto (father) and Kartika Christyaningrum (mother). His hobby is listening music. Normally people called him Hendra or Junkies. His older sister Sylvia Anggraeny is married to the former Indonesian star badminton player Hendrawan. He is married Sandra Arief and just 3 weeks before 2014 All England Super Series Premier which he won it, his wife gave birth a twin baby named Richele and Richard.

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