Anthony Sinisuka Ginting

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Anthony Sinisuka Ginting
Anthony Sinisuka Ginting - Indonesia Masters 2018.jpg
Personal information
CountryIndonesia
Born (1996-10-20) 20 October 1996 (age 24)[1]
Cimahi, West Java, Indonesia
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)[2]
Weight66 kg (146 lb)
Years active2013–present
HandednessRight
CoachHendry Saputra Ho
Men's singles
Career record187 wins, 106 losses
Highest ranking3 (18 February 2020)
Current ranking6 (17 March 2020)
BWF profile

Anthony Sinisuka Ginting (born 20 October 1996) is an Indonesian badminton player. He first rose when he won the bronze medal at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics.

Career overview[edit]

The Cimahi-born shuttler of Karo descent was introduced to badminton by his father when he was in kindergarten. He is the fourth of five siblings. When he was young, he joined the PB SGS PLN, a badminton club in Bandung, West Java. He only started to take part in tournaments at around 9 years old, or two years after he was scouted. Ginting idolizes Taufik Hidayat, the 2004 Athens Olympic men's singles gold medallist who coincidentally came from the same badminton club.[3]

2013

Ginting participated at the Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold, Vietnam International Challenge, Maldives International Challenge, Malaysia International Challenge and Asia Junior Championships in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.

2014

Joining the national training camp early year, Ginting began to show his worth with stepping up to cruise into 2014 Asia Junior Championships quarterfinals in Taipei, Chinese Taipei on February. In the quarterfinals, he was halted with a 13–21, 15–21 loss to Kanta Tsuneyama of Japan. Ginting then participated at the 2014 BWF World Junior Championships in Alor Setar, Malaysia where he won a boys' singles bronze medal after bowed out in the semifinal to Shi Yuqi of China for 19–21, 15–21. He also competed at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China and brought home a bronze medal after beating Aditya Joshi of India in the bronze-final match with a straight games 21–17, 21–16.[4] In addition to competing in some international challenge tournaments, he also played in the BWF Grand Prix tournaments such as Chinese Taipei Open, Vietnam Open and Indonesian Masters.

2015

Starting his journey as a rookie in the BWF Superseries event from the qualifying stage, Ginting moved into the quarterfinals after creating an upset with a rubber games 14–21, 22–20, 21–13 win over India's top shuttler and fourth seed Srikanth Kidambi in the second round of the 2015 BCA Indonesia Open Superseries Premier.[5][6][7] His Indonesia Open campaign was eventually halted after losing to the eighth seed and 2012 BWF World Junior champion Kento Momota of Japan in quarterfinals with a rubber games 21–13, 16–21, 15–21.[8] Ginting was part of the Indonesian men's team that won a gold medal at the 28th Southeast Asian Games 2015 in Singapore after beating Thailand men's team 3–2 in the final.

Participating in the 2015 Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold as an unheralded shuttler, Ginting reached the quarterfinals after defeating twelfth-seeded fellow Indonesian Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka with a straight sets 21–16, 21–14 in the third round of the tournament. In the first round, he surprisingly upset the eighth seed and 2009 BWF World Junior champion Tian Houwei of China with a stunning 21–13, 21–14 victory. He then lost to the defending champion, former world No. 1 and two-time Olympic gold medalist Lin Dan of China with a straight games 7–21, 20–22 in the quarterfinals.[9]

Achievements[edit]

Asian Games[edit]

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2018 Istora Gelora Bung Karno, Jakarta, Indonesia Chinese Taipei Chou Tien-chen 21–16, 21–23, 17–21 Bronze Bronze

Youth Olympic Games[edit]

Boys' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2014 Nanjing Sport Institute, Nanjing, China India Aditya Joshi 21–17, 21–16 Bronze Bronze

BWF World Junior Championships[edit]

Boys' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2014 Stadium Sultan Abdul Halim, Alor Setar, Malaysia China Shi Yuqi 19–21, 15–21 Bronze Bronze

BWF World Tour (3 titles, 5 runners-up)[edit]

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[10] is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tour are divided into six levels, namely World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300 (part of the HSBC World Tour), and the BWF Tour Super 100.[11]

Year Tournament Level Opponent Score Result
2018 Indonesia Masters (1) Super 500 Japan Kazumasa Sakai 21–13, 21–12 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 China Open (1) Super 1000 Japan Kento Momota 23–21, 21–19 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Singapore Open Super 500 Japan Kento Momota 21–10, 19–21, 13–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 Australian Open Super 300 Indonesia Jonatan Christie 17–21, 21–13, 14–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 China Open Super 1000 Japan Kento Momota 21–19, 17–21, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 Hong Kong Open Super 500 Hong Kong Lee Cheuk Yiu 21–16, 10–21, 20–22 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 BWF World Tour Finals World Tour Finals Japan Kento Momota 21–17, 17–21, 14–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2020 Indonesia Masters (2) Super 500 Denmark Anders Antonsen 17–21, 21–15, 21–9 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

BWF Superseries (1 title)[edit]

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007, was a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries had two levels: Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries features twelve tournaments around the world, introduced in 2007, with successful players invited to the BWF Superseries Finals held at the year's end.

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2017 Korea Open (1) Indonesia Jonatan Christie 21–13, 19–21, 22–20 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
  Superseries tournament
  Superseries Premier tournament
  Superseries Finals tournament

Participation with Indonesian team[edit]

  • 2 times at Sudirman Cup (2017, 2019)
  • 2 times at Thomas Cup (2016, 2018)
  • 3 times at Badminton Asia Team Championships (2016, 2018, 2020)
  • 2 times at Southeast Asian Games (2015, 2019)
  • 1 time at Asian Games (2018)

Performance timeline[edit]

National team[edit]

  • Junior level
Team events 2014
Asian Junior Championships QF
World Junior Championships Med 2.png Silver
  • Senior level
Team events 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Southeast Asian Games Med 1.png Gold N/A A N/A Med 1.png Gold N/A
Asia Team Championships N/A Med 1.png Gold N/A Med 1.png Gold N/A Med 1.png Gold
Asian Games N/A Med 2.png Silver N/A
Thomas Cup N/A Med 2.png Silver N/A Med 3.png Bronze N/A
Sudirman Cup A N/A GS N/A Med 3.png Bronze N/A

Individual competitions[edit]

  • Junior level
Events 2013 2014
Asian Junior Championships R2 QF
World Junior Championships A Med 3.png Bronze
Youth Olympic Games N/A Med 3.png Bronze
  • Senior level
Events 2016 2017 2018 2019
Asian Championships R1 R1 R2 R1
Asian Games N/A Med 3.png Bronze N/A
World Championships N/A R2 R2 R3
Tournament 2018 2019 2020 Best
BWF World Tour
Malaysia Malaysia Masters QF QF R1 SF (2017)
Indonesia Indonesia Masters W QF W W (2018, 2020)
Germany German Open QF A N/A QF (2018)
England All England Open R1 R1 R1 R1 (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
Switzerland Swiss Open A SF N/A SF (2017, 2019)
Singapore Singapore Open A F N/A F (2019)
Australia Australian Open A F N/A F (2019)
South Korea Korea Open QF R2 N/A W (2017)
China China Open W F N/A W (2018)
Japan Japan Open QF QF N/A QF (2018, 2019)
Denmark Denmark Open R1 R1 A R1 (2017, 2018, 2019)
France French Open R1 SF N/A SF (2019)
New Zealand New Zealand Open A QF N/A QF (2019)
China Fuzhou China Open QF R1 N/A QF (2018)
Hong Kong Hong Kong Open R2 F N/A F (2019)
Indonesia Indonesia Open R2 R2 N/A QF (2015)
Malaysia Malaysia Open R1 R1 N/A R1 (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)
China BWF World Tour Finals GS F F (2019)
Year-end Ranking[12] 7 7 5
Tournament 2018 2019 2020 Best
Tournament 2015 2016 2017 Best
BWF Super Series
England All England Open A Q1 R1 R1 (2017)
Malaysia Malaysia Open A R1 R1 R1 (2016, 2017)
Singapore Singapore Open A R1 SF SF (2017)
Indonesia Indonesia Open QF R1 R1 QF (2015)
Australia Australian Open A SF R2 SF (2016)
South Korea Korea Open Q2 A W W (2017)
Japan Japan Open Q1 A R1 R1 (2017)
Denmark Denmark Open A R1 R1 (2017)
France French Open A R2 QF QF (2017)
China China Open A R1 R1 (2017)
Hong Kong Hong Kong Open SF R1 R1 SF (2015)
Year-end Ranking 35 40 13
Tournament 2015 2016 2017 Best
Tournament 2014 2015 2016 2017 Best
BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold
Malaysia Malaysia Masters A R2 R2 SF SF (2017)
India Syed Modi International A R1 A R1 (2016)
Thailand Thailand Masters N/A A SF SF (2017)
Switzerland Swiss Open A SF SF (2017)
New Zealand New Zealand Open A R3 A R3 (2016)
Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei Open R3 QF A QF (2015)
Vietnam Vietnam Open R1 SF A SF (2015)
Thailand Thailand Open N/A R2 A R2 (2015)
Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei Masters N/A QF A N/A QF (2015)
Germany Bitburger Open A R1 A R1 (2016)
South Korea Korea Masters A R2 A R2 (2015)
Macau Macau Open A R2 R3 A R3 (2016)
Indonesia Indonesia Masters R1 SF R1 N/A SF (2015)
Year-end Ranking 203 35 40 13
Tournament 2014 2015 2016 2017 Best

Record against selected opponents[edit]

Record against year-end Finals finalists, World Championships semi finalists, and Olympic quarter finalists. Accurate as of 17 March 2020.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anthony Sinisuka Ginting Biografi". Badminton Association of Indonesia. Archived from the original on 26 April 2014. Retrieved 26 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Anthony Sinisuka Ginting". Badminton Indonesia. Retrieved 10 April 2020.
  3. ^ Wardany, Irawaty. "Anthony eyes top 50 breakthrough". The Jakarta Post. Archived from the original on 18 July 2015. Retrieved 9 June 2015.
  4. ^ "Putting it briefly: Anthony wins bronze at Youth Games". The Jakarta Post. Archived from the original on 22 November 2015. Retrieved 23 August 2014.
  5. ^ Satwiko, Wimbo. "Young shuttler Anthony steps up to cruise into BCA Indonesia Open quarterfinals". The Jakarta Globe. Archived from the original on 4 June 2015. Retrieved 4 June 2015.
  6. ^ "Saina Nehwal, P Kashyap enter quarters, K Srikanth knocked out of Indonesia Open". The Indian Express. Archived from the original on 10 July 2015. Retrieved 4 June 2015.
  7. ^ Wardany, Irawaty. "Home qualifiers remain unstoppable at BCA Open". The Jakarta Post. Archived from the original on 17 July 2015. Retrieved 5 June 2015.
  8. ^ Wardany, Irawaty. "Indonesia left with no singles contender at BCA Open". The Jakarta Post. Archived from the original on 17 July 2015. Retrieved 6 June 2015.
  9. ^ "Badminton: Chen beats Lee in Chinese Taipei Open q-finals". The Straits Times. Archived from the original on 20 July 2015. Retrieved 17 July 2015.
  10. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". 29 November 2017. Archived from the original on 19 December 2017.
  11. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". 15 January 2018. Archived from the original on 15 January 2018.
  12. ^ "BWF World Rankings". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 4 February 2016.
  13. ^ "Anthony Sinisuka Ginting Head to Head". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Retrieved 18 March 2020.

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