Praveen Jordan

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Praveen Jordan
Yonex IFB 2013 - Eightfinal - Kim Ki-jung - Kim So-young — Praveen Jordan - Vita Marissa 11.jpg
Praveen Jordan at the 2013 French Open Superseries
Personal information
Birth name Praveen Jordan
Country  Indonesia
Born (1993-04-26) 26 April 1993 (age 24)
Bontang, East Kalimantan, Indonesia
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 86 kg (190 lb)
Handedness Right
Mixed doubles
Highest ranking 2 with Debby Susanto (2 November 2016)
Current ranking 6 with Debby Susanto (8 June 2017)
BWF profile

Praveen Jordan (born 26 April 1993 in Bontang, Indonesia[1]) is an Indonesian badminton player who specialises in doubles. He has played for the badminton club PB. Djarum since 2008. In 2013, he caught the attention of world badminton when he paired with the evergreen Vita Marissa, winning several international tournaments together.

After the end of his successful 2013 season, Badminton Association of Indonesia called him up to join the national team, partnering him with Debby Susanto.[2]

Careers[edit]

Junior career[edit]

He participated in 2011 Badminton Asia Junior Championships in Lucknow, India. In mixed team event, he played in the men's doubles specialist along with Rangga Yave Rianto. In the first round they managed to contribute a point and bring Indonesia 5–0 leading over Nepal.[3] In the second round they were not relegated to face Singapore.[4] They played back against Hong Kong[5] in the third round and managed to contribute a point and bring Indonesia winning 4–1 and entered the quarter- finals. In the quarter-finals they faced tough team, Japan. But they managed to contribute a point and beat Japan 3–2.[6] Unfortunately in the semi-finals they had lost to Malaysian team, 1–3.[7] But they help Indonesia to earn bronze medal. In individual matches he played in two categories . Men's doubles with Rave Rianto Rangga, and mixed doubles with Tiara Rosalia Nuraidah. As the top seed in the men's doubles he was only able to reach the quarter-finals after being defeated by a pair of Chinese Taipei but he got a bronze medal in the mixed doubles after losing to the Chinese pair in the semi-finals.[8]

Senior career[edit]

2010–2012[edit]

He started his senior career as an independent player in 2010, playing at several international tournaments in two specialties: men's doubles and mixed doubles.

2013[edit]

2013 was the beginning of a brilliant career for him. Pairing with Vita Marissa, an experienced player, he got amazing results. Starting the beginning of the year by following the first-class tournament, 2013 Korea Open Superseries Premier they managed to win in the first qualifying round but lost in the final qualification of other Indonesian pair, Muhammad Rijal/Debby Susanto. But they responded in 2013 Malaysia Open Superseries tournament by defeating Muhammad Rijal/Debby Susanto (third seeded) in the second round. They also defeated fifth seeded from China, Zhang Nan/Tang Jinhua. However they lost to the Danish pair, Joachim Fischer Nielsen/Christinna Pedersen in the semi-finals. They also got good results at 2013 Singapore Open Superseries by reaching the semi-finals before losing to Tontowi Ahmad/Lilyana Natsir. At the level of the BWF Grand Prix Gold and Grand Prix tournaments, they won three titles such as 2013 Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold, 2013 Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold, and 2013 New Zealand Open Grand Prix.

2014[edit]

He was called to join the national team. He was paired with Debby Susanto and succeed as runner-up at 2014 Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold tournament. At multi events such as Asian Games. He managed to earn a bronze medal with Debby Susanto.

2015[edit]

He started this year with Debby Susanto as runner up in 2015 Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold tournament. They lost to Danish pair Joachim Fischer Nielsen/Christinna Pedersen with 18–21, 18–21.[9]

Achievements[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

Praveen Jordan competed in badminton at the 2016 Summer Olympics - Mixed Doubles with partner Debby Susanto. They became the runner-up of Group A, proceeding to the next stage.[10] They lost at the quarter final to their country mate and eventual gold medalist, Tontowi Ahmad and Lilyana Natsir.

2016 Summer Olympics – Mixed Doubles
Round Partner Opponent Score Result
Group stage Indonesia Debby Susanto Hong Kong Lee Chun Hei Reginald
Hong Kong Chau Hoi Wah
21–12 19-21 21-15 Win
Group stage Germany Michael Fuchs
Germany Birgit Michels
21-16 21-15 Win
Group stage China Zhang Nan
China Zhao Yunlei
11-21 18-21 Lost
Quarterfinal Indonesia Tontowi Ahmad
Indonesia Lilyana Natsir
16-21 11-21 Lost

Asian Games[edit]

Mixed Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Gyeyang Gymnasium, Incheon, South Korea Indonesia Debby Susanto China Zhang Nan
China Zhao Yunlei
19–21, 17–21 Bronze Bronze

Southeast Asian Games[edit]

Mixed Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore Indonesia Debby Susanto Malaysia Chan Peng Soon
Malaysia Goh Liu Ying
18–21, 21–13, 25–23 Gold Gold (1)

Asia Junior Championships[edit]

Mixed Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium,
Lucknow, India
Indonesia Tiara Rosalia Nuraidah China Pei Tianyi
China Ou Dongni
14–21, 21–23 Bronze Bronze

BWF Superseries (2 titles, 3 runners-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.

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Korea Open (1) Indonesia Debby Susanto China Wang Yilyu
China Huang Dongping
21–17, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Champion
2017 Australia Open Indonesia Debby Susanto China Zheng Siwei
China Chen Qingchen
21–18, 14–21, 17–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Hong Kong Open Indonesia Debby Susanto Indonesia Tontowi Ahmad
Indonesia Liliyana Natsir
19–21, 17–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 All England Open (1) Indonesia Debby Susanto Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen
Denmark Christinna Pedersen
21–12, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Champion
2015 French Open Indonesia Debby Susanto South Korea Ko Sung-hyun
South Korea Kim Ha-na
10–21, 21–15, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand Prix (4 titles, 5 runners-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.

Mixed Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Swiss Open Indonesia Debby Susanto Thailand Dechapol Puavaranukroh
Thailand Sapsiree Taerattanachai
18–21,15–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Syed Modi International (1) Indonesia Debby Susanto Thailand Dechapol Puavaranukroh
Thailand Sapsiree Taerattanachai
23–25,21–9, 21–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Champion
2015 Indonesian Masters Indonesia Debby Susanto Indonesia Tontowi Ahmad
Indonesia Liliyana Natsir
18–21,13–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Thailand Open Indonesia Debby Susanto South Korea Choi Sol-gyu
South Korea Eom Hye-won
19–21, 21–17, 16–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Malaysia Masters Indonesia Debby Susanto Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen
Denmark Christinna Pedersen
18–21, 18–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 Malaysia Masters Indonesia Debby Susanto China Lu Kai
China Huang Yaqiong
14–21, 13–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Indonesian Masters (1) Indonesia Vita Marissa Indonesia Tontowi Ahmad
Indonesia Lilyana Natsir
22–20, 9–21, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Champion
2013 Malaysia Masters (1) Indonesia Vita Marissa Malaysia Tan Aik Quan
Malaysia Lai Pei Jing
20–22, 21–13, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Champion
2013 New Zealand Open (1) Indonesia Vita Marissa Indonesia Riky Widianto
Indonesia Richi Puspita Dili
21–18, 21–8 1st, gold medalist(s) Champion
     BWF Grand Prix tournament
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series (1 title)[edit]

Men's Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Indonesia International Indonesia Didit Juang Indrianto Indonesia Agripinna Prima Rahmanto Putra
Indonesia Hardianto
17–21, 21–16, 23–21 1st, gold medalist(s) Champion
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

Record against selected opponents[edit]

Mixed doubles results against World Superseries finalists, World Superseries Finals semifinalists, World Championships semifinalists, and Olympic quarterfinalists paired with:[11]

Debby Susanto[edit]

Vita Marissa[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Praveen Jordan Profile". badmintonindonesia.org. Retrieved 18 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "More shuttlers dropped from RI training camp". thejakartapost.com. Retrieved 3 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "First Round, Badminton Asia Youth Under 19 Team Championships 2011". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "Second round, Badminton Asia Youth Under 19 Team Championships 2011". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  5. ^ "Third round, Badminton Asia Youth Under 19 Team Championships 2011". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  6. ^ "Quarter-finals, Badminton Asia Youth Under 19 Team Championships 2011". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  7. ^ "Semi-finals, Badminton Asia Youth Under 19 Team Championships 2011". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Retrieved 13 December 2012. 
  8. ^ "Individual Events, Badminton Asia Youth Under 19 Championships 2011". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Retrieved 19 June 2012. 
  9. ^ "MALAYSIA MASTERS Finals – Pedersen starts with 2 golds". badzine.com. Retrieved 18 January 2015. 
  10. ^ "Rio 2016 Olympic Games". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 20 March 2017. 
  11. ^ "Praveen Jordan's Profile – Head To Head". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved November 26, 2015. 

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