|Maria Febe Kusumastuti
||Maria Febe Kusumastuti
September 30, 1989 |
Boyolali, Central Java
||1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
||49 kg (108 lb)
||18 (18 March 2010)
||21 (18 February 2016)
Maria Febe Kusumastuti (born Boyolali, Central Java; 30 September 1989) is a badminton player from Indonesia.
In 2008, she won women's singles at the Bitburger Open. The next year, she won women's singles at the Australia Open after beating the 1st seeded Yip Pui Yin with a straight set, 21-18, 21-19.
Febe played on the 2010 Uber Cup teams for Indonesia which finished at the semifinals after being defeated by China 0-3. She lost to Wang Yihan at the first match.
In the 2009 Indonesia Open Superseries, she made a surprise by beating the 5th-seeded Pi Hongyan of France, 24-22, 6-21, 21-15 in the first round, but then lost to Wang Lin at the quarterfinals.
She played in 2010 All England Open Superseries and beat Wang Shixian of China, 21-13, 15-21, 21-16, in the first round. Unfortunately, she lost to Jiang Yanjiao of China in straight sets. In 2010 she reached the semifinals at Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold but was beaten by Ratchanok Intanon in three sets 17-21, 21-16, 17-21; Intanon later became the world champion in 2013.