Praveen Jordan at the 2013 French Open Superseries
|Birth name||Praveen Jordan|
26 April 1993 |
Bontang, East Kalimantan
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Weight||86 kg (190 lb)|
|Highest ranking||7 with Vita Marissa (16 January 2014)|
|Current ranking||12 with Debby Susanto (15 January 2015)|
Praveen Jordan (born 26 April 1993 in Bontang) is an Indonesian badminton player who specialises in doubles. He is from PB. Djarum, a badminton club in Kudus, Central Java and has joined the club since 2008. He caught the attention of world badminton when he paired with the evergreen Vita Marissa in 2013 when they won several international tournaments together.
After successful season of 2013, in the end of December 2013, PBSI called him up to joint the national team, and being partnered with Debby Susanto, who was just ending her partnership with Muhammad Rijal due to resignation of Rijal from national team.
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. In the second round they were not relegated to face Singapore. They played back against Hong Kong 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. Unfortunately in the semi-finals they had lost to Malaysian team, 1–3. But they help Indonesia to get 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.
He started his senior career as an independent player in 2010. Playing at several International tournaments in two specialists, men's doubles and mixed doubles, but he did not get brilliant results.
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.
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 get a bronze medal with Debby Susanto.
|2014||Incheon, South Korea||Debby Susanto|| Zhang Nan
|2015||Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore||Debby Susanto|| Chan Peng Soon
Goh Liu Ying
|18–21, 21–13, 25–23||Gold (1)|
|2011||Lucknow, India||Tiara Rosalia Nuraidah|| Pei Tianyi
|2015||Malaysia Masters||Debby Susanto|| Joachim Fischer Nielsen
|2014||Malaysia Masters||Debby Susanto|| Lu Kai
|2013||Indonesian Masters (1)||Vita Marissa|| Tontowi Ahmad
|22–20, 9–21, 21–14||Champion|
|2013||Malaysia Masters (1)||Vita Marissa|| Tan Aik Quan
Lai Pei Jing
|20–22, 21–13, 21–17||Champion|
|2013||New Zealand Open (1)||Vita Marissa|| Riky Widianto
Richi Puspita Dili
|2013||Indonesia International||Didit Juang Indrianto|| Agripinna Prima Rahmanto Pamungkas
|17–21, 21–16, 23–21||Champion|
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