Pia Zebadiah Bernadeth

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Pia Zebadiah
Yonex IFB 2013 - Eightfinal - Markis Kido - Pia Zebadiah Bernadeth — Chris Adcock - Gabrielle White 12.jpg
Pia Zebadiah Bernadeth at the 2013 French Super Series.
Personal information
Birth name Pia Zebadiah Bernadet
Country  Indonesia
Born (1989-01-22) January 22, 1989 (age 27)
Medan, North Sumatra
Height 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight 60 kg (130 lb)
Handedness Right
Coach Indonesia Richard Mainaky
Women's doubles & Mixed doubles
Highest ranking 6 (Women's Doubles), 6 (Mixed doubles) (November 14, 2013, September 26, 2013)
Current ranking 7 (Women's Doubles), 10 (Mixed Doubles) (November 26, 2013)

Pia Zebadiah Bernadet (known Pia Zebadiah, born January 22, 1989 in Medan, North Sumatra) is a female badminton player from Indonesia. She is the sister of men's doubles world and Olympic champion Markis Kido.

Career[edit]

Women's Singles[edit]

In 2007 she contributed to the Indonesian women's team's capture of the gold medal at the SEA Games by beating Singapore's Gu Juan 21-15, 17-21, 21-12 in the decisive match.

Perhaps her best performance came in the 2008 Uber Cup. She helped Indonesia to defeat Germany in the semifinals by dominating Karin Schnaase 21-7, 21-15.

She played in the 2008 Indonesia, Japan, and Denmark Super Series events, advancing farthest in Denmark where she reached the quarterfinals.

Another good performance came at the Chinese Taipei Open, where she defeated her compatriot Maria Kristin Yulianti, who won the bronze medal at the Olympic Games, in the quarter-final. However, she lost to the young star from India, Saina Nehwal, in the semifinals.

Women's Doubles[edit]

Pia Zebadiah plays in women doubles with Rizki Amelia Pradipta. Previously, she played with Debby Susanto, but they often defeated in the earlier rounds of a tournament. Because she couldn't play well in several tournaments in women's doubles discipline, she then broke her partnering with Susanto. In 2011, Pia decided to be a professional player along with her brother Kido, rather than be in the national training center. After becoming a professional player, she became partners with Pradipta. Together they achieved better results in women's doubles. In 2012, she with Pradipta won Chinese Taipei Open. In 2013, they won Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold.

Mixed Doubles[edit]

Pia Zebadiah played in mixed doubles with Frans Kurniawan Teng. She always appeared confident, and very lissom. In 2009, Pia Zebadiah take first title from New Zealand Open and defeated World Badminton Player No. 10 Yohan Hadikusumo Wiratama and Chau Hoi Wah from Hong Kong. In 2010, they reached the semi-finals in the Indonesia Open Grand Prix Gold, but were defeated by Lilyana Natsir and Tantowi Ahmad. In 2011, before they could reach their first final super series, they were once again defeated in the final by Natsir and Ahmad with just straight sets of 21-18 and 23-21. They became the main pair of mixed doubles in Sudirman Cup due to an injury of Lilyana Natsir.

Personal life[edit]

She started playing badminton in Jaya Raya Jakarta badminton club. Her parents are Djumharbey Anwar (father) and Yul Asteria Zakaria (mother). In her spare time she plays football. Her brothers, Bona Septano, and Markis Kido, are also Indonesian national badminton players.

Achievements[edit]

BWF Superseries[edit]

The BWF Superseries, launched on December 14, 2006 and implemented in 2007,[1] 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,[2] with successful players invited to the Superseries Masters Finals held at the year end.

Mixed Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 India Super Series Indonesia Fran Kurniawan Indonesia Tontowi Ahmad
Indonesia Liliyana Natsir
18–21, 21–23 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     Superseries Finals Tournament
     Superseries Premier Tournament
     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
2013 Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold Indonesia Rizki Amelia Pradipta Indonesia Aprilsasi Putri Lejarsar Variella
Indonesia Vita Marissa
21-17, 16-21, 21-17 1st, gold medalist(s) Champion
2012 Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold Indonesia Rizki Amelia Pradipta Indonesia Suci Rizki Andini
Indonesia Della Destiara Haris
21-15, 21-12 1st, gold medalist(s) Champion
2012 Vietnam Open Grand Prix Indonesia Rizki Amelia Pradipta Malaysia Ng Hui Ern
Malaysia Ng Hui Lin
21-17, 21-19 1st, gold medalist(s) Champion

Mixed Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold Indonesia Markis Kido Indonesia Riky Widianto
Indonesia Richi Puspita Dili
18-21, 21-15, 21-15 1st, gold medalist(s) Champion
2012 Vietnam Open Grand Prix Indonesia Markis Kido Malaysia Tan Aik Quan
Malaysia Lai Pei Jing
23-21, 21-8 1st, gold medalist(s) Champion
2009 New Zealand Open Grand Prix Indonesia Fran Kurniawan Hong Kong Yohan Hadikusumo Wiratama
Hong Kong Chau Hoi Wah
21–13, 21–19 1st, gold medalist(s) Champion
     Grand Prix Gold Tournament
     Grand Prix Tournament

International Challenge and Satellite Tournament[edit]

Women's Singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2006 Jakarta Satellite International Japan Sachiyo Imai 21-12 21-18 1st, gold medalist(s) Champion

Women's Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Indonesia International Challenge Indonesia Rizki Amelia Pradipta South Korea Lee Se Rang
South Korea Yoo Hyun Young
21–17, 19–21, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Champion
2012 Vietnam International Challenge Indonesia Rizki Amelia Pradipta Malaysia Amelia Alicia Anscelly
Malaysia Fie Cho Soong
21-10 21-15 1st, gold medalist(s) Champion
2012 Vietnam International Challenge Indonesia Debby Susanto Japan Yuki Itagaki
Japan Yu Miyauchi
21-17, 17-21, 21-15 1st, gold medalist(s) Champion

Mixed Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Swiss International Challenge Scotland Robert Blair Thailand Bodin Issara
Thailand Savitree Amitrapai
18-21 25-23 21-18 1st, gold medalist(s) Champion
2012 Vietnam International Challenge Indonesia Hafiz Faisal Singapore Danny Bawa Chrisnanta
Singapore Yu Yan Vanessa Neo
11-21, 21-17, 21-17 1st, gold medalist(s) Champion
2009 Vietnam International Challenge Indonesia Fran Kurniawan Indonesia Tontowi Ahmad
Indonesia Richi Puspita Dili
14-21, 8-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     International Challenge Tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 2006-12-15. 
  2. ^ "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". Badmintonstore.com. Retrieved 29 September 2013. 

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