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Personal information
Birth nameHendrawan
Country Indonesia
Born (1972-06-27) June 27, 1972 (age 47)
Malang, East Java, Indonesia
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb 5 oz)
EventMen's singles

Hendrawan (Chinese: 葉誠萬; pinyin: Ye Chengwan, born Malang, East Java, Indonesia; June 27, 1972) is a former Chinese Indonesian badminton player.

Hendrawan began playing internationally in the early 1990s but at first was overshadowed by a number of his countrymen who rated among the world's elite players. His results gradually improved, peaking at the end of the decade and the beginning of the next. He earned a silver medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in men's singles, and won men's singles the 2001 World Championships over Denmark's Peter Gade. Hendrawan was an outstanding Thomas Cup (men's world team) performer for Indonesia, winning each of his championship round singles matches in the 1998, 2000, 2002 editions won by Indonesia. In the last of these his final match victory over Malaysia's Roslin Hashim was decisive, breaking a 2–2 tie. Currently, he is working as a coach for Malaysia's national badminton team.

Player attributes[edit]

Hendrawan's specialty was his deceptive net play that frequently confused and wrong-footed his opponents. His various disguises of shots and deceptive play (such as the backhand crosscourt netshot) have been modified and reused by players today. When asked by other players how he executes these, Hendrawan claims he does not know, as it is "natural" to him.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

Hendrawan is the third of four children from parents Sugianto (father) and Susilowati (mother). Hendrawan is married to Silvia Anggraeni, the older sister of Hendra Setiawan. They have a daughter, Josephine, born in 2001 and a son, Alexander, born in 2002. His last formal education level was senior high school. Hendrawan began to play badminton at 10 years old and began his top level career at Cipayung National Training Center. He retired from the Indonesian team in 2003. He currently trains Malaysian badminton player, Lee Zii Jia.


Olympic Games[edit]

2000 Summer Olympics – Men's Singles
Round Opponent Score Result
First round Bye
Second round Hong Kong Tam Kai Chuen 15–7, 15–7 Win
Third round India Pullela Gopichand 15–9, 15–4 Win
Quarterfinal China Sun Jun 15–13, 15–5 Win
Semifinal China Xia Xuanze 15–12, 15–4 Win
Final China Ji Xinpeng 4–15, 13–15 Silver Silver

BWF World Championships[edit]

2001 IBF World Championships – Men's Singles
Round Opponent Score Result
First round Japan Kazuhiro Shimogami 15–4, 13–15, 15–10 Win
Second round Sweden Rasmus Wengberg 15–13, 15–12 Win
Third round Hong Kong Tam Kai Chuen 15–3, 15–12 Win
Quarterfinal China Xia Xuanze 15–7, 15–5 Win
Semifinal Indonesia Taufik Hidayat 11–15, 15–5, 7–7 retired Win
Final Denmark Peter Gade 15–6, 17–16 Gold Gold

Open Tournaments (5 titles, 3 runners-up)[edit]

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2000 Thailand Open (2) Indonesia Budi Santoso 15–8, 15–10 1st, gold medalist(s) Champion
2000 Japan Open China Ji Xinpeng 15–6, 15–17, 4–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1998 Singapore Open (1) Denmark Peter Gade 15–10, 15–8 1st, gold medalist(s) Champion
1997 Thailand Open (1) China Chen Gang 15–9, 15–1 1st, gold medalist(s) Champion
1995 Russian Open (1) Denmark Poul-Erik Høyer Larsen 17–14, 15–11 1st, gold medalist(s) Champion
1995 Denmark Open Denmark Poul-Erik Høyer Larsen 18–17, 14–17, 16–17 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1995 Swiss Open Sweden Jens Olsson 9–15, 9–15 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1993 French Open (1) Denmark Søren Nielsen 15–9, 13–18, 15–11 1st, gold medalist(s) Champion

Record against selected opponents[edit]

Includes results against athletes who competed in BWF Superseries finals, World Championships semifinals, and Olympic quarterfinals.

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