Greysia Polii

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Greysia Polii
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Greysia Polii at the 2013 French Open Superseries
Personal information
Birth name Greysia Polii
Country  Indonesia
Born (1987-08-11) 11 August 1987 (age 27)
Jakarta, Indonesia
Height 1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight 55 kg (121 lb)
Handedness Right
Coach Eng Hian
Mixed & Women's doubles
Highest ranking 5 with Meiliana Jauhari (12 May 2011)
Current ranking 5 with Nitya Krishinda Maheswari (23 July 2015)
BWF profile

Greysia Polii (born 11 August 1987 in Jakarta) is an Indonesian female badminton player who is double specialist. Her current partner is Nitya Krishinda Maheswari. Polii remains a talented athlete, even after being found guilty of match fixing at the 2012 Olympics.[1]

Career[edit]

In 2007 Polii won women's doubles at the Indonesian National Championships with Jo Novita. They were women's doubles silver medalists at both the 2005 and 2007 Southeast Asian Games. Polii was a member of Indonesian Sudirman Cup teams that finished second to China in 2005 and 2007. At quarterfinals of Singapore Open Greysia Polii beat the world number one, Wong Pei Tty and Chin Eei Hui from Malaysia and beat also ninth-placed Lena Frier Kristiansen and Kamilla Rytter Juhl from Denmark in semifinals. In French Open 2009, Polii and Nitya Krishinda Maheswari managed to reach the semifinals, after beating Wong Pei Tty and Chin Eei Hui from Malaysia in quarterfinal, and Kamilla Rytter Juhl and Lena Frier Kristiansen from Denmark, before defeated by the Chinese pair Ma Jin and Wang Xiaoli from China by straight set 21-4, 21-18. In December 2009, Polii and Maheswari was unable to get the gold for Indonesia in SEA Games 2009 in Vientiane, Laos, after defeated by young Thai pair Savitree Amitrapai and Munkit Vacharaporn. Polii then partnered with Meiliana Jauhari, and they reached the quarterfinals of All England 2010 . At the quarterfinals they were defeated by Chinese pair Pan Pan and Tian Qing with tight rubber set 23-25, 21-17, 17-21.

At the 2012 Summer Olympics, Polii and her partner Meiliana Jauhari, along with Jung Kyung-eun and Kim Ha-na, Ha Jung-eun and Kim Min-jung of South Korea, and Wang Xiaoli and Yu Yang of China were disqualified from the competition for "not using one's best efforts to win a match" and "conducting oneself in a manner that is clearly abusive or detrimental to the sport" following matches the previous evening during which they threw the match.[2] Greysia Polii and her partner Meiliana Jauhari played against South Korea's Ha Jung-eun and Kim Min-jung.[1] Indonesia filed an appeal to the case, but it was withdrawn.[2]

Achievements[edit]

Asian Games[edit]

Women's Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Incheon, South Korea Indonesia Nitya Krishinda Maheswari Japan Ayaka Takahashi
Japan Misaki Matsutomo
21–15, 21–9 Gold Gold (1)

Southeast Asian Games[edit]

Women's Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Theikdi Indoor Stadium, Myanmar Indonesia Nitya Krishinda Maheswari Malaysia Woon Khe Wei
Malaysia Vivian Hoo
17–21, 21–18, 17–21 Silver Silver
2007 Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Thailand Indonesia Jo Novita Indonesia Lilyana Natsir
Indonesia Vita Marissa
15–21, 14–21 Silver Silver
2005 Pasig City, Philippines Indonesia Jo Novita Malaysia Wong Pei Tty
Malaysia Chin Eei Hui
12–15, 15–9, 13–15 Silver Silver

BWF World Junior Championships[edit]

Girls' Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2004 Richmond, Canada Indonesia Heni Budiman China Tian Qing
China Yu Yang
1–15, 2–15 Bronze Bronze

Mixed Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2004 Richmond, Canada Indonesia Muhammad Rijal China He Hanbin
China Yu Yang
12–15, 12–15 Silver Silver

BWF Superseries[edit]

The BWF Superseries, launched on December 14, 2006 and implemented in 2007,[3] 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,[4] with successful players invited to the Superseries Masters Finals held at the year end.

Women's Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Indonesia Open Indonesia Nitya Krishinda Maheswari China Tang Jinhua
China Tian Qing
11–21, 10–21 2nd Runner-up
2009 Singapore Open Indonesia Nitya Krishinda Maheswari China Zhang Yawen
China Zhao Tingting
14–21, 13–21 2nd Runner-up
2007 Malaysia Open Indonesia Vita Marissa China Gao Ling
China Huang Sui
21–19, 12–21, 11–21 2nd Runner-up

Mixed Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2007 Swiss Open Indonesia Muhammad Rijal South Korea Lee Yong-dae
South Korea Lee Hyo-jung
21–14, 16–21, 18–21 2nd Runner-up
‹See Tfm›     Superseries Finals Tournament
‹See Tfm›     Superseries Premier Tournament
‹See Tfm›     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.

Women's Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Chinese Taipei Open (2) Indonesia Nitya Krishinda Maheswari China Luo Ying
China Luo Yu
21–17, 21–17 1st Champion
2014 Chinese Taipei Open (1) Indonesia Nitya Krishinda Maheswari China Wang Xiaoli
China Yu Yang
21–18, 21–11 1st Champion
2014 Swiss Open Indonesia Nitya Krishinda Maheswari China Bao Yixin
China Tang Jinhua
21–19, 16–21, 13–21 2nd Runner-up
2013 Thailand Open (1) Indonesia Nitya Krishinda Maheswari Japan Yuriko Miki
Japan Koharu Yonemoto
21–7, 21–13 1st Champion
2011 Chinese Taipei Open Indonesia Meiliana Jauhari South Korea Ha Jung-eun
South Korea Kim Min-jung
21–14, 20–22, 18–21 2nd Runner-up
2010 Indonesian Masters Indonesia Meiliana Jauhari China Luo Ying
China Luo Yu
21–11, 18–21, 11–21 2nd Runner-up
2010 Macau Open Indonesia Meiliana Jauhari Chinese Taipei Cheng Wen-hsing
Chinese Taipei Chien Yu-chin
21–16, 18–21, 16–21 2nd Runner-up
‹See Tfm›     Grand Prix Gold Tournament
‹See Tfm›     Grand Prix Tournament

Open Tournaments[edit]

Women's Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2006 Philippines Open (1) Indonesia Jo Novita 1st Champion
2006 Korea Open Indonesia Jo Novita China Zhang Jiewen
China Yang Wei
10–21, 11–21 2nd Runner-up


Record Against Selected Opponents[edit]

Women's Doubles results with Nitya Krishinda Maheswari against Super Series finalists, Worlds Semi-finalists, and Olympic quarterfinalists.[5]


Women's Doubles results with Meiliana Jauhari against Super Series finalists, Worlds Semi-finalists, and Olympic quarterfinalists.


Women's Doubles results with Vita Marissa against Super Series finalists, Worlds Semi-finalists, and Olympic quarterfinalists.


Women's Doubles results with Jo Novita against Super Series finalists, Worlds Semi-finalists, and Olympic quarterfinalists.

References[edit]