Simon Santoso

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Simon Santoso
Santoso Simon.jpg
Personal information
Country  Indonesia
Born (1985-07-29) July 29, 1985 (age 28)
Tegal, Central Java, Indonesia
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 65 kg (143 lb)
Handedness Right
Men's singles
Highest ranking 3 (November 16, 2009 [1])
Current ranking 28 (June 12, 2014)
BWF profile

Simon Santoso (born July 29, 1985 in Tegal, Central Java) is a male badminton player from Indonesia.

Career[edit]

When he was young, he joined the Tangkas Jakarta badminton club before joining the Indonesian National team PBSI. In 2005 he won the Robot HCMC Vietnam Satellite and the silver medal at the 2005 Southeast Asian Games. His best results on the world circuit until recently were runner-up finishes at the Singapore (2008), Swiss (2007), and Indonesia Super Series (2008) events . He was also a semi-finalist at the Japan Open Super Series (2007) and the Chinese Taipei Open (2007). In September 2008, Santoso won the Chinese Taipei Open after defeating Roslin Hashim from Malaysia in the final round by scores of 21–18, 13–21, 21–10. In October 2009, he won his first Super Series ever in Denmark Open Super Series, after beating Marc Zwiebler of Germany in the final round, 21-14, 21-6. He won gold in the 2009 Southeast Asian Games by defeating Sony Dwi Kuncoro. In 2011, He retained his gold medal in 2011 Southeast Asian Games by beating Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk in 3 sets. In 2012, He helped Indonesia Garuda to win the inaugural Axiata cup 2012. In June 2012, he won Indonesia Open Super Series premier badminton title 21-18, 13-21, 21-11 after defeating Du Pengyu of China in the final.[2]

Achievements[edit]

Year Tournament Venue Round
2014
2014 Australian Super Series Australia Runner-up
2014 OUE Singapore Open Super Series Singapore Winner
2014 Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold Malaysia Winner
2013
2013 Indonesia Open Grand Prix Gold Indonesia Winner
2012
2012 Indonesia Super Series Premier Indonesia Winner
2012 German Open Grand Prix Gold Germany Runner-up
2011
2011 Southeast Asian Games Indonesia Winner
2010
2010 Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold Chinese Taipei Winner
2009
2009 Denmark Super Series Denmark Winner
2009 Southeast Asian Games Laos Winner
2008
2008 Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold Chinese Taipei Winner
2008 Indonesia Super Series Indonesia Runner-up
2007
2007 Swiss Open Super Series Swiss Runner-up
2005
2005 Vietnam Satellite Vietnam Winner
2005 Southeast Asian Games Philippines Runner-up

Personal life[edit]

Simon is the youngest of four children of Hosea Liem (father) and Rahel Yanti (mother). His hobbies are swimming and reading comics.

Participation at Indonesian Team[edit]

Record against selected opponents[edit]

Includes results against athletes who competed in Super Series finals, World Championships semifinals, and Olympic quarterfinals.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BWF - BWF World Ranking - Ranking of Simon SANTOSO
  2. ^ "Djarum Indonesia Open 2012 - Organization". tournamentsoftware.com. Retrieved 2012-10-27. 
  3. ^ "tournamentsoftware.com". tournamentsoftware.com. Retrieved 2012-10-27. 

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