Tontowi Ahmad

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Tontowi Ahmad
Yonex IFB 2013 - Quarterfinal - Tontowi Ahmad - Liliyana Natsir vs Chris Adcock - Gabrielle White 27.jpg
Tontowi Ahmad at the 2013 French Super Series
Personal information
Birth name Tontowi Ahmad
Country Indonesia
Born (1987-07-18) 18 July 1987 (age 27)
Banyumas, Indonesia
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
Handedness Right
Coach Richard Mainaky
Mixed doubles
Highest ranking 2 with Lilyana Natsir (November 2012)
Current ranking 3 with Lilyana Natsir (15 January 2015)
BWF profile

Tontowi Ahmad (born 18 July 1987 in Banyumas[1]) is an Indonesian badminton player. He resides in the Central Java province. He is from PB. Djarum, a badminton club in Kudus, Central Java and has joined the club since 2005.

Tontowi Ahmad rose to prominence in the world badminton since 2010 when he paired with the established mixed doubles star Lilyana Natsir.

Achievements[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

2012 Summer Olympics in London, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Tontowi Ahmad competed in badminton at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Mixed doubles with partner Lilyana Natsir and finished fourth at the end.

Natsir and Ahmad at 2012 Summer Olympics
2012 Summer Olympics – Mixed Doubles
Round Partner Opponent Score Result
Group Stage Indonesia Lilyana Natsir India Valiyaveetil Diju
India Jwala Gutta
21–16, 21–12 Win
Group Stage Indonesia Lilyana Natsir South Korea Lee Yong-dae
South Korea Ha Jung-eun
21–19, 21–12 Win
Group Stage Indonesia Lilyana Natsir Denmark Thomas Laybourn
Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl
24–22, 21–16 Win
Quarterfinal Indonesia Lilyana Natsir Germany Michael Fuchs
Germany Birgit Michels
21–15, 21–9 Win
Semifinal Indonesia Lilyana Natsir China Xu Chen
China Ma Jin
23–16, 18–21, 13–21 Lost
Bronze Medal Match Indonesia Lilyana Natsir Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen
Denmark Christinna Pedersen
12–21, 12–21 Lost (4th)


Asian Games[edit]

Mixed Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Gyeyang Gymnasium, Incheon, South Korea Indonesia Lilyana Natsir China Zhang Nan
China Zhao Yunlei
16–21, 14–21 Gold Silver


Southeast Asian Games[edit]

Mixed Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia Indonesia Lilyana Natsir Thailand Sudket Prapakamol
Thailand Saralee Thoungthongkam
21–7, 21–14 Gold Gold


BWF World Championships[edit]

2013 BWF World Championships at the Tianhe Sports Center in Guangzhou, China China

2013 BWF World Championships – Mixed Doubles
Round Partner Opponent Score Result
First round Indonesia Lilyana Natsir - - Bye
Second round Indonesia Lilyana Natsir Malaysia Ong Jian Guo
Malaysia Lim Yin Loo
21–14, 21–11 Win
Third round Indonesia Lilyana Natsir Hong Kong Lee Chun Hei
Hong Kong Chau Hoi Wah
21–23, 21–15, 21–14 Win
Quarterfinal Indonesia Lilyana Natsir Japan Kenichi Hayakawa
Japan Misaki Matsutomo
21–10, 17–21, 21–19 Win
Semifinal Indonesia Lilyana Natsir China Zhang Nan
China Zhao Yunlei
15–21, 21–18, 21–13 Win
Final Indonesia Lilyana Natsir China Xu Chen
China Ma Jin
21–13, 16–21, 22–20 Gold Gold


2011 BWF World Championships at the Wembley Arena in London, England England

2011 BWF World Championships – Mixed Doubles
Round Partner Opponent Score Result
First round Indonesia Lilyana Natsir - - Bye
Second round Indonesia Lilyana Natsir Republic of Ireland Sam Magee
Republic of Ireland Chloe Magee
21–9, 21–8 Win
Third round Indonesia Lilyana Natsir Chinese Taipei Lee Sheng-mu
Chinese Taipei Chien Yu-chin
21–9, 21–12 Win
Quarterfinal Indonesia Lilyana Natsir Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen
Denmark Christinna Pedersen
21–12, 21–13 Win
Semifinal Indonesia Lilyana Natsir England Chris Adcock
Scotland Imogen Bankier
16–21, 19–21 Bronze Bronze


Badminton Asia Championships[edit]

Mixed Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Wuhan, China China Indonesia Lilyana Natsir Hong Kong Lee Chun Hei
Hong Kong Chau Hoi Wah
21–16, 21–15 Gold Gold


BWF Superseries[edit]

Lilyana Natsir and Tantowi Ahmad at the 2013 French Super Series

The BWF Superseries, launched on December 14, 2006 and implemented in 2007,[2] is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). A season of Superseries features twelve tournaments around the world, including five elevated as Premier Series, which introduced since 2011,[3] with successful players invited to the Superseries Masters Finals held at the year end.

Mixed Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 All England Open Indonesia Lilyana Natsir China Zhang Nan
China Zhao Yunlei
10–21, 10–21 2nd Runner-up
2014 French Open Indonesia Lilyana Natsir England Chris Adcock
England Gabrielle Adcock
21–9, 21–16 1st Winner
2014 Denmark Open Indonesia Lilyana Natsir China Xu Chen
China Ma Jin
20–22, 15–21 2nd Runner-up
2014 Singapore Open Indonesia Lilyana Natsir Indonesia Riky Widianto
Indonesia Puspita Richi Dili
21–15, 22–20 1st Winner
2014 All England Open Indonesia Lilyana Natsir China Zhang Nan
China Zhao Yunlei
21–13, 21–17 1st Winner
2013 China Open Indonesia Lilyana Natsir Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen
Denmark Christinna Pedersen
21–10, 5–21, 21–17 1st Winner
2013 Denmark Open Indonesia Lilyana Natsir China Zhang Nan
China Zhao Yunlei
11–21, 20–22 2nd Runner-up
2013 Singapore Open Indonesia Lilyana Natsir South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong
South Korea Eom Hye-won
21–12, 21–12 1st Winner
2013 India Open Indonesia Lilyana Natsir South Korea Ko Sung-hyun
South Korea Kim Ha-na
21–16, 21–13 1st Winner
2013 All England Open Indonesia Lilyana Natsir China Zhang Nan
China Zhao Yunlei
21–13, 21–17 1st Winner
2012 Denmark Open Indonesia Lilyana Natsir China Xu Chen
China Ma Jin
21–23, 26–24, 11–21 2nd Runner-up
2012 Indonesia Open Indonesia Lilyana Natsir Thailand Sudket Prapakamol
Thailand Saralee Thoungthongkam
17–21, 21–17, 13–21 2nd Runner-up
2012 India Open Indonesia Lilyana Natsir Thailand Sudket Prapakamol
Thailand Saralee Thoungthongkam
21–16, 12–21, 21–14 1st Winner
2012 All England Open Indonesia Lilyana Natsir Denmark Thomas Laybourn
Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl
21–17, 21–19 1st Winner
2011 Indonesia Open Indonesia Lilyana Natsir China Zhang Nan
China Zhao Yunlei
22–20, 14–21, 9–21 2nd Runner-up
2011 Singapore Open Indonesia Lilyana Natsir Chinese Taipei Chen Hung-ling
Chinese Taipei Cheng Wen-hsing
21–14, 27–25 1st Winner
2011 India Open Indonesia Lilyana Natsir Indonesia Fran Kurniawan
Indonesia Pia Zebadiah Bernadeth
21–18, 23–21 1st Winner
     Superseries Finals Tournament
     Superseries Premier Tournament
     Superseries Tournament


BWF Grand Prix[edit]

The BWF Grand Prix has two level such as Grand Prix Gold and Grand Prix. It is a series of badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007.

Mixed Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Indonesian Masters Indonesia Lilyana Natsir Indonesia Praveen Jordan
Indonesia Vita Marissa
20–22, 21–9, 14–21 2nd Runner-up
2012 Macau Open Indonesia Lilyana Natsir Indonesia Muhammad Rijal
Indonesia Debby Susanto
21–16, 14–21, 21–16 1st Winner
2012 Indonesian Masters Indonesia Lilyana Natsir Indonesia Muhammad Rijal
Indonesia Debby Susanto
21–19, 21–14 1st Winner
2012 Swiss Open Indonesia Lilyana Natsir Thailand Sudket Prapakamol
Thailand Saralee Thoungthongkam
21–16, 21–14 1st Winner
2011 Macau Open Indonesia Lilyana Natsir Chinese Taipei Chen Hung-ling
Chinese Taipei Cheng Wen-hsing
Walkover 1st Winner
2011 Chinese Taipei Open Indonesia Lilyana Natsir South Korea Ko Sung-hyun
South Korea Eom Hye-won
22–24, 21–16, 17–21 2nd Runner-up
2011 Malaysia Masters Indonesia Lilyana Natsir Malaysia Chan Peng Soon
Malaysia Goh Liu Ying
18–21, 21–15, 21–19 1st Winner
2010 Indonesian Masters Indonesia Lilyana Natsir Indonesia Markis Kido
Indonesia Lita Nurlita
21–11, 21–13 1st Winner
2010 Chinese Taipei Open Indonesia Lilyana Natsir Indonesia Hendra Aprida Gunawan
Indonesia Vita Marissa
20–22, 21–14, 20–22 2nd Runner-up
2010 Macau Open Indonesia Lilyana Natsir Indonesia Hendra Aprida Gunawan
Indonesia Vita Marissa
21–14, 21–18 1st Winner
2008 Vietnam Open Indonesia Shendy Puspa Irawati Singapore Riky Widianto
Singapore Vanessa Neo Yu Yan
21–17, 21–9 1st Winner
2007 Vietnam Open Indonesia Yulianti Hong Kong Chau Hoi Wah
Hong Kong Hui Wai Ho
21–11, 21–13 1st Winner
     Grand Prix Gold Tournament
     Grand Prix Tournament


International Challenge Tournament[edit]

Mixed Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Vietnam International Indonesia Richi Puspita Dili Indonesia Fran Kurniawan
Indonesia Pia Zebadiah
21–14, 21–8 1st Winner

Record Against Selected Opponents[edit]

Mixed Doubles results with Lilyana Natsir against Super Series finalists, Worlds Semi-finalists, and Olympic quarterfinalists.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile Ranking". Pb-pbsi.org. 
  2. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 2006-12-15. 
  3. ^ "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". Badmintonstore.com. Retrieved 29 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "tournamentsoftware.com". tournamentsoftware.com.