Jonatan Christie

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Jonatan Christie
2017 Sea Games Badminton - Jonatan Christie .jpg
Christie in 2017
Personal information
Birth nameJonatan Christie
Born (1997-09-15) 15 September 1997 (age 21)
Jakarta, Indonesia
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb)
HandednessRight
CoachHendry Saputra
Men's singles
Career title(s)5
Highest ranking8 (9 April 2019)
Current ranking8 (7 May 2019)
BWF profile

Jonatan Christie (born 15 September 1997),[1] also known by his nickname "Jojo", is an Indonesian badminton player. He is from PB. Tangkas Specs, a badminton club from Jakarta, capital city of Indonesia and plays in men's singles discipline.

In July 2013, he won his first international senior title at the age of 15 in Indonesia International Challenge, after beating the experienced Alamsyah Yunus who is 11 years older than him in the final by 21–17, 21–10. In 2014 edition of Indonesia International Challenge, he also reached final only to lose to the Korean veteran Lee Hyun-il by 5 sets, 10–11, 11–9, 11–5, 8–11, 3–11.

At the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, he won with a 21-18, 20-22, 21-15 victory over Chou Tien-chen and took the badminton men's singles gold medal for Indonesia.[2]

Filmography[edit]

In 2009, he made a cameo appearance in badminton-themed film King.[3] The film, directed by Ari Sihasale and dedicated to the legendary Liem Swie King, also featured cameos by many notable badminton players such as King himself, Hariyanto Arbi, Hastomo Arbi, Ellen Angelina, Ivana Lie, Rosiana Tendean, Maria Kristin Yulianti, Fransisca Ratnasari, and in their youth, Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo, Rafiddias Akhdan Nugroho, Cisita Joity Jansen, Uswatun Khasanah, and Intan Dwi Jayanti.

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 21–18, 20–22, 21–15 Gold Gold

Southeast Asian Games[edit]

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2017 Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Thailand Khosit Phetpradab 21–19, 21–10 Gold Gold

BWF World Tour (1 title, 1 runner-up)[edit]

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[4] 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.[5]

Men's singles

Year Tournament Level Opponent Score Result
2019 New Zealand Open (1) Super 300 Hong Kong Ng Ka Long 21–12, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Champion
2018 New Zealand Open Super 300 China Lin Dan 14–21, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

BWF Superseries (0 titles, 1 runner-up)[edit]

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007, is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries has two levels: Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries features twelve tournaments around the world, which introduced since 2011, with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year end.

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2017 Korea Open Indonesia Anthony Sinisuka Ginting 13–21, 21–19, 20–22 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     Superseries tournament
     Superseries Premier tournament
     Superseries Finals tournament

BWF Grand Prix (0 titles, 1 runner-up)[edit]

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

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2017 Thailand Open India B. Sai Praneeth 21–17, 18–21, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     Grand Prix Gold tournament
     Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2014 Swiss International Hong Kong Angus Ng Ka Long 9–11, 9–11, 11–6, 11–9, 11–10 1st, gold medalist(s) Champion
2014 Indonesia International South Korea Lee Hyun-il 10–11, 11–9, 11–5, 8–11, 3–11 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Indonesia International Indonesia Alamsyah Yunus 21–17, 21–10 1st, gold medalist(s) Champion
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

Participation at Indonesian team[edit]

  • 2 times at Sudirman Cup (2015 & 2017)
  • 2 times at Thomas Cup (2016 & 2018)
  • 2 times at Badminton Asia Team Championships (2016 & 2018)
  • 2 times at SEA Games (2015 & 2017)
  • 1 time at Asian Games (2018)

Performance timeline[edit]

Indonesian team[edit]

  • Junior level
Team Events 2013 2014
World Junior Championships Silver Silver Silver Silver
Asia Junior Championships QF
  • Senior level
Team Events 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Southeast Asian Games N/A Gold Gold N/A Gold Gold N/A
Asian Games QF N/A silver Silver N/A
Asia Team Championships N/A Med 1.png Gold N/A Med 1.png Gold N/A
Asia Mixed Team Championships N/A A N/A A
Thomas Cup N/A Silver Silver N/A Bronze Bronze N/A
Sudirman Cup N/A Bronze Bronze N/A GS N/A Report

Individual competitions[edit]

  • Junior level
Event 2013 2014
World Junior Championships QF QF
Event 2014
Asia Junior Championships QF
  • Senior level
Event 2015 2017
Southeast Asian Games QF Gold
Gold
Event 2016 2017 2018 2019
Asia Championships R2 R2 R1
Event 2018
Asian Games Gold Gold
Event 2018 2019
BWF World Championships R1 Report
Tournament 2018 2019 Best
BWF World Tour
Malaysia Malaysia Masters QF R2 QF (2017, 2018)
Indonesia Indonesian Masters R1 SF SF (2019)
Germany German Open QF A QF (2018)
England All England Open R2 R2 R2 (2018, 2019)
Switzerland Swiss Open A R2 QF (2015)
Malaysia Malaysia Open R2 SF SF (2016, 2019)
Singapore Singapore Open A QF QF (2017, 2019)
New Zealand New Zealand Open F W W (2019)
Australia Australian Open A Report R2 (2017)
Indonesia Indonesia Open R1 QF (2015, 2016)
Japan Japan Open R1 R1 (2017, 2018)
China China Open R2 R2 (2017, 2018)
South Korea Korea Open SF F (2017)
Denmark Denmark Open R2 R2 (2017, 2018)
France French Open QF QF (2016, 2018)
China China Masters R2 R2 (2018)
Hong Kong Hong Kong Open QF QF (2018)
Tournament 2015 2016 2017 Best
BWF Superseries
England All England Open A R1 A R1 (2016)
Malaysia Malaysia Open A SF QF SF (2016)
Singapore Singapore Open A R2 QF QF (2017)
Australia Australian Open A R1 R2 R2 (2017)
Indonesia Indonesia Open QF QF R2 QF (2015, 2016)
Japan Japan Open Q2 A R1 R1 (2017)
South Korea Korea Open R2 A F F (2017)
Denmark Denmark Open A R2 R2 (2017)
France French Open A QF R1 QF (2016)
China China Open A R2 R2 (2017)
Hong Kong Hong Kong Open Q2 A R1 R1 (2017)
BWF Superseries Finals NQ N/A
Tournament 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Best
BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold
Malaysia Malaysia Masters A R2 R2 QF QF (2017)
India Syed Modi International N/A A R3 A R3 (2016)
Thailand Thailand Masters N/A A R2 R2 (2017)
Switzerland Swiss Open A QF A QF (2015)
New Zealand New Zealand Open A R3 R2 R3 (2016)
Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei Open A R1 R1 A R1 (2014, 2015)
Vietnam Vietnam Open R3 A R2 A R3 (2013)
Thailand Thailand Open A N/A R3 A F F (2017)
Netherlands Dutch Open A QF A QF (2014)
Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei Masters N/A N/A R3 A N/A R3 (2015)
Germany Bitburger Open A QF A QF (2016)
South Korea Korea Masters A QF A QF (2015)
Macau Macau Open A R3 A R3 (2015)
Indonesia Indonesian Masters QF R1 QF R2 N/A QF (2013, 2015)

Record against selected opponents[edit]

Head to head (H2H) against World Superseries finalists, World Championships semifinalists, and Olympic quarterfinalists.[6]

Personal life[edit]

After his success in the Asian Games, he was signed to advertise many brands,[7] namely Oppo[8] and Line.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jonatan Christie Biografi". Badminton Association of Indonesia. Archived from the original on 23 October 2013. Retrieved 28 September 2013.
  2. ^ "Magic moment: Christie wins gold that matters most to Games hosts". The Standard/Section News/Sports. 29 August 2018. Retrieved 5 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 16 June 2014. Retrieved 8 February 2014.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  5. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.
  6. ^ "Jonatan Christie's Profile – Head To Head". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 26 November 2015.
  7. ^ "Jonatan Christie Laris Manis Bintangi Iklan, Usai Produk Obat Masuk Angin Kini Giliran Kopi". Bolasport.com (in Indonesian). Kompas Gramedia Group. 13 October 2018.
  8. ^ "I'm obsessed with breaking my limit; to overcome what seemed impossible at first. So does #OPPOF9 with their newest variant, the OPPO F9 Starry Purple! Let's share your obsession in #PurpleObsession for the chance to WIN OPPO F9 Starry Purple! @OPPOIndonesia". Instagram.com. 30 September 2018.
  9. ^ "Yeaaayyy akhir nya sticker sy sudah bisa di download di Official LINE Store !! Download ya 😁". Instagram.com. 6 November 2018.

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