Maria Febe Kusumastuti

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Maria Febe Kusumastuti
TOTAL BWF World Champs 2015 Day 2 Maria Febe Kusumastuti.jpg
Personal information
Birth name Maria Febe Kusumastuti
Country  Indonesia
Born (1989-09-30) September 30, 1989 (age 27)
Boyolali, Central Java
Height 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight 49 kg (108 lb)
Handedness Right
Women's singles
Highest ranking 18 (18 March 2010[1])
Current ranking 21 (18 February 2016[2])
BWF profile

Maria Febe Kusumastuti (born Boyolali, Central Java; 30 September 1989) is a badminton player from Indonesia.

Career[edit]

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.

Achievements[edit]

Outcome Year Tournament Opponent in final Score
Runner-Up 2014 Bulgarian International Challenge Spain Beatriz Corrales 25–23, 15–21, 12–21
Winner 2009 Australian Open Grand Prix Hong Kong Yip Pui Yin 21–18, 21–19
Winner 2008 Bitburger Open Grand Prix India Aditi Mutatkar 22–24, 21–8, 23–21
Winner 2006 Brazil International Indonesia Maria Elfira Christina

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