Vita Marissa

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Vita Marissa
Yonex IFB 2013 - Eightfinal - Kim Ki-jung - Kim So-young — Praveen Jordan - Vita Marissa 10.jpg
Vita Marissa at the 2013 French Super Series.
Personal information
Birth name Vita Marissa
Country Indonesia
Born (1981-01-04) January 4, 1981 (age 34)
Jakarta, DKI Jakarta
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 66 kg (146 lb; 10.4 st)
Handedness Right
Mixed & Women's doubles
BWF profile

Vita Marissa (born Jakarta, DKI Jakarta; 4 January 1981) is a female badminton player from Indonesia.

Career[edit]

Marissa competed in badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics in mixed double's with partner Nova Widianto. They had a bye in the first round and defeated Robert Blair and Natalie Munt of Great Britain in the second. In the quarterfinals, Marissa and Widianto lost to Jens Eriksen and Mette Schjoldager of Denmark 15–12, 15–8. In September 2008 Marissa and her new partner Muhammad Rizal won mixed doubles at the Japan Super Series after beating Nova Widianto/Lilyana Natsir 14–21, 21–15, 21–19 in the all Indonesian final. Early 2009, she resigned from Indonesia National Team and no longer PBSI player. She continues her career as independent professional with her partner Flandy Limpele and her friend Nadya Melati, also an ex national team player in Women's Double.

BWF Super Series (5 Titles and 5 Runners-Up)[edit]

The BWF Super Series, launched on December 14, 2006 and implemented in 2007,[1] is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). A season of Super Series features twelve tournaments around the world, including five elevated as Premier Series, which introduced since 2011,[2] with successful players invited to the Super Series Masters Finals held at the year end. Vita played with many partners such as Nova Widianto, Liliyana Natsir, Muhammad Rijal and Flandy Limpele.

Tournament Season
2007 2009
French Open Winner Runner-Up
Tournament Season
2007
Singapore Open Winner
Tournament Season
2008
Japan Open Winner
Tournament Season
2007
Malaysia Open Runner-Up
Tournament Season
2008
Korea Open Runner-Up
Tournament Season
2008 2011
Indonesia Open Winner Runner-Up
Tournament Season
2007
China Masters Winner
Tournament Season
2008
Masters Final Runner-Up
  Super Series
  Super Series Premier
  Masters Final

BWF Grand Prix (12 Titles and 10 Runners-Up)[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.

Tournament Season
2013 2014
Indonesia Open Winner Winner(WD), Runner-Up(XD)
Tournament Season
2007 2009 2010
Chinese Taipei Open Winner(XD), Runner-Up(WD) Runner-Up(WD and XD) Winner
Tournament Season
2009
India Open Winner(XD), Runner-Up(WD)
Tournament Season
2009 2010
Macau Open Runner-Up Runner-Up
Tournament Season
2011
Thailand Open Runner-Up
Tournament Season
2012 2014
U.S. Open Winner Winner (WD and XD)
Tournament Season
2013
Australian Open Winner
Tournament Season
2013
Malaysia Open Winner(XD), Runner-Up(WD)
Tournament Season
2013
New Zealand Open Winner
Tournament Season
2014
Vietnam Open Winner
Tournament Season
2014
Dutch Open Runner-Up
  Grand Prix Gold
  Grand Prix

Open Tournaments (3 Titles and 2 Runners-Up)[edit]

Tournament Season
2001 2002
Indonesia Open Winner(WD), Runner-Up(XD) Runner-Up
Tournament Season
2004 2006
Japan Open Winner Winner
  Open Tournaments

Participation at Indonesian Team[edit]

Achievements[edit]

Women's Doubles with Shendy Puspa Irawati

Year Tournament Venue Round
2014
2014 Dutch Open Grand Prix Netherlands Runner-Up
2014 Indonesia Masters Grand Prix Gold Indonesia Winner
2014 Indonesia International Challenges Indonesia Runner-Up
2014 U.S. Open Grand Prix Gold USA Winner

Mixed Doubles with Muhammad Rijal

Year Tournament Venue Round
2014
2014 Indonesia Masters Grand Prix Gold Indonesia Runner-Up
2014 Vietnam Open Grand Prix Vietnam Winner
2014 Indonesia International Challenges Indonesia Runner-Up
2014 U.S. Open Grand Prix Gold USA Winner
Osaka International Challenge Japan Winner
2008
Yonex Japan Open Super Series Japan Winner

Mixed Doubles with Praveen Jordan

Year Tournament Venue Round
2013
2013 Indonesia Open Grand Prix Gold Indonesia Winner
2013 Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold Malaysia Winner
2013 New Zealand Open Grand Prix New Zealand Winner

Women's Doubles with Variella Aprilsasi Putri Lejarsari

Year Tournament Venue Round
2013
2013 Indonesia Open Grand Prix Gold Indonesia Winner
2013 Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold Malaysia Runner-up
2013 Australia Open Grand Prix Gold Australia Winner

Mixed Doubles with Tony Gunawan

Year Tournament Venue Round
2012
2012 U.S. Open Grand Prix Gold USA Winner

Women's Doubles with Nadya Melati

Year Tournament Venue Round
2011
2011 Indonesia Super Series Premier Indonesia Runner-up
2009
Indonesia International Challenges Indonesia Winner

Mixed Doubles with Hendra Aprida Gunawan

Year Tournament Venue Round
2010
Macau Open Grand Prix Gold Macau Runner-up
Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold Chinese Taipei Winner

Women's Doubles with Lilyana Natsir

Year Tournament Venue Round
2008
Indonesia Open Super Series Premier Indonesia Winner
2007
Southeast Asian Games Thailand Winner
China Masters Super Series China Winner

Mixed Doubles with Flandy Limpele

Year Tournament Venue Round
2009
India Open Grand Prix Gold India Winner
2008
Badminton Asia Championships Malaysia Winner
2007
Southeast Asian Games Thailand Winner
Chinese Taipei Grand Prix Gold Chinese Taipei Winner
French Open Super Series France Winner
Singapore Open Super Series Singapore Winner
Yonex Japan Open Super Series Japan Winner

Mixed Doubles with Nova Widianto

Year Tournament Venue Round
2011
SCG Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold Thailand Runner-up
2004
Japan Open Japan Winner
2003
Badminton Asia Championships Indonesia Winner
2001
Southeast Asian Games Malaysia Winner

Women's Doubles with Deyana Lomban

Year Tournament Venue Round
2001
Indonesia Open Indonesia Winner
Southeast Asian Games Malaysia Winner

Personal life[edit]

When she was young, she joined the Tangkas Jakarta badminton club. Her parents were Aris Harsono (father) and Yulianawati (mother). Her hobbies are billiards, swimming, and watching movies. Generally people call her Vita. After she has finished all competitions, no matter what the result were, she always makes a symbol of the Spirit of Jesus Christ. In 2008, as the oldest player in Uber Cup team, she was appointed as the team captain.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 2006-12-15. 
  2. ^ "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". Badmintonstore.com. Retrieved 29 September 2013. 

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