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 22)
Bontang, East Kalimantan
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 86 kg (190 lb)
Handedness Right
Mixed doubles
Highest ranking 7 with Vita Marissa (16 January 2014)
Current ranking 12 with Debby Susanto (15 January 2015)
BWF profile

Praveen Jordan (born 26 April 1993 in Bontang[1]) 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.[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 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.[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 specialists, men's doubles and mixed doubles, but he did not get brilliant results.

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 get 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]

Asian Games[edit]

Mixed Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 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 Lucknow, India Indonesia Tiara Rosalia Nuraidah China Pei Tianyi
China Ou Dongni
14–21, 21–23 Bronze Bronze

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.

Mixed Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Malaysia Masters Indonesia Debby Susanto Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen
Denmark Christinna Pedersen
18–21, 18–21 2nd Runner-up
2014 Malaysia Masters Indonesia Debby Susanto China Lu Kai
China Huang Yaqiong
14–21, 13–21 2nd Runner-up
2013 Indonesian Masters (1) Indonesia Vita Marissa Indonesia Tontowi Ahmad
Indonesia Lilyana Natsir
22–20, 9–21, 21–14 1st Champion
2013 Malaysia Masters (1) Indonesia Vita Marissa Malaysia Tan Aik Quan
Malaysia Lai Pei Jing
20–22, 21–13, 21–17 1st Champion
2013 New Zealand Open (1) Indonesia Vita Marissa Indonesia Riky Widianto
Indonesia Richi Puspita Dili
21–18, 121–8 1st Champion
     BWF Grand Prix Gold      BWF Grand Prix tournament

International Challenge[edit]

Men's Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Indonesia International Indonesia Didit Juang Indrianto Indonesia Agripinna Prima Rahmanto Pamungkas
Indonesia Hardianto
17–21, 21–16, 23–21 1st Champion

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. ^ "Fisrt 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. 

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