Vita Marissa

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Vita Marissa
Yonex IFB 2013 - Eightfinal - Kim Ki-jung - Kim So-young — Praveen Jordan - Vita Marissa 10.jpg
Vita Marissa at the 2013 French Open Superseries
Personal information
Birth name Vita Marissa
Country Indonesia
Born (1981-01-04) January 4, 1981 (age 34)
Jakarta, DKI Jakarta
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 66 kg (146 lb; 10.4 st)
Handedness Right
Mixed & Women's doubles
BWF profile

Vita Marissa (born Jakarta, DKI Jakarta; 4 January 1981) is a female badminton player from Indonesia.

Career[edit]

Marissa competed in badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics in mixed double's with partner Nova Widianto. They had a bye in the first round and defeated Robert Blair and Natalie Munt of Great Britain in the second. In the quarterfinals, Marissa and Widianto lost to Jens Eriksen and Mette Schjoldager of Denmark 15–12, 15–8. In September 2008 Marissa and her new partner Muhammad Rizal won mixed doubles at the Japan Super Series after beating Nova Widianto/Lilyana Natsir 14–21, 21–15, 21–19 in the all Indonesian final. Early 2009, she resigned from Indonesia National Team and no longer PBSI player. She continues her career as independent professional with her partner Flandy Limpele and her friend Nadya Melati, also an ex national team player in Women's Double.

BWF Super Series (5 Titles and 5 Runners-Up)[edit]

The BWF Super Series, 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 Super Series features twelve tournaments around the world, including five elevated as Premier Series, which introduced since 2011,[2] with successful players invited to the Super Series Masters Finals held at the year end. Vita played with many partners such as Nova Widianto, Liliyana Natsir, Muhammad Rijal and Flandy Limpele.

BWF Super Series performance timeline (Mixed Doubles)

Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Best
South Korea Korea Open 2R F A A 2R 1R 1R 1R F (2008)
Malaysia Malaysia Open QF 1R 2R QF 1R 1R SF 1R SF (2013)
England All England 2R 1R A QF 1R 2R 2R A QF (2010)
Switzerland Swiss Open A QF A A N/A N/A N/A N/A QF (2008)
India India Open N/A N/A N/A N/A QF A A A QF (2011)
Indonesia Indonesia Open 1R SF 2R A 1R 2R 1R 1R SF (2008)
Singapore Singapore Open W 1R A SF 1R QF SF 1R W (2007)
China China Masters 2R SF A A 2R A QF N/A SF (2008)
Japan Japan Open QF W SF QF 2R A QF QF W (2008)
Australia Australian Open N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A A
Denmark Denmark Open QF A 2R SF 1R 1R 1R 1R QF (2007)
France French Open W 1R F QF QF 2R QF 1R W (2007)
China China Open QF A A A 1R A 1R A QF (2007)
Hong Kong Hong Kong Open SF 1R SF 1R A A QF A SF (2007, 2009)
Superseries Finals N/A QF QF QF A A A A QF (2008, 2009, 2010)


Mixed Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 French Open Indonesia Hendra Aprida Gunawan Indonesia Nova Widianto
Indonesia Liliyana Natsir
7–21, 7–21 2nd Runner-up
2008 Japan Open Indonesia Muhammad Rijal Indonesia Nova Widianto
Indonesia Liliyana Natsir
14–21, 21–15, 21–19 1st Champion
2008 Korea Open Indonesia Flandy Limpele South Korea Lee Yong-dae
South Korea Lee Hyo-jung
21–15, 14–21, 18–21 2nd Runner-up
2007 French Open Indonesia Flandy Limpele China Xie Zhongbo
China Zhang Yawen
21–11, 21–15 1st Champion
2007 Singapore Open Indonesia Flandy Limpele Thailand Sudket Prapakamol
Thailand Saralee Thungthongkam
21–14, 21–13 1st Champion


Women's Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Indonesia Open Indonesia Nadya Melati China Wang Xiaoli
China Yu Yang
12–21, 10–21 2nd Runner-up
2008 BWF Superseries Finals Indonesia Liliyana Natsir Malaysia Wong Pei Tty
Malaysia Chin Eei Hui
15–21, 20–22 2nd Runner-up
2008 Indonesia Open Indonesia Liliyana Natsir Japan Miyuki Maeda
Japan Satoko Suetsuna
21–15, 21–14 1st Champion
2007 China Masters Indonesia Liliyana Natsir China Zhao Tingting
China Yang Wei
12–21, 21–15, 21–16 1st Champion
2007 Malaysia Open Indonesia Greysia Polii China Gao Ling
China Huang Sui
21–19, 12–21, 11–21 2nd Runner-up
     Superseries Finals Tournament
     Superseries Premier Tournament
     Superseries Tournament

BWF Grand Prix (12 Titles and 10 Runners-Up)[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
2014 Indonesia Masters Grand Prix Gold Indonesia Muhammad Rijal Indonesia Riky Widianto
Indonesia Richi Puspita Dili
18-21, 19-21 Runner-Up
2014 Vietnam Open Grand Prix Indonesia Muhammad Rijal Indonesia Irfan Fadhilah
Indonesia Weni Anggraini
21-18, 21-10 Winner
2014 U.S. Open Grand Prix Gold Indonesia Muhammad Rijal Thailand Maneepong Jongjit
Thailand Sapsiree Taerattanachai
21-16, 21-19 Winner
2013 Indonesia Open Grand Prix Gold Indonesia Praveen Jordan Indonesia Tontowi Ahmad
Indonesia Liliyana Natsir
22-20, 9-21, 21-14 Winner
2013 New Zealand Open Grand Prix Indonesia Praveen Jordan Indonesia Riky Widianto
Indonesia Richi Puspita Dili
21-18, 21-8 Winner
2013 Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold Indonesia Praveen Jordan Malaysia Tan Aik Quan
Malaysia Lai Pei Jing
20-22, 21-13, 21-17 Winner
2012 U.S. Open Grand Prix Gold United States Tony Gunawan Japan Kenichi Hayakawa
Japan Misaki Matsutomo
21-13, 21-10 Winner
2011 Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold Indonesia Nova Widianto Chinese Taipei Lee Sheng-mu
Chinese Taipei Chien Yu-chin
10-21, 21-23 Runner-Up
2010 Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold Indonesia Hendra Aprida Gunawan Indonesia Tontowi Ahmad
Indonesia Liliyana Natsir
22–20, 14–21, 22–20 Winner
2010 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold Indonesia Hendra Aprida Gunawan Indonesia Tontowi Ahmad
Indonesia Liliyana Natsir
14-21, 18-21 Runner-Up
2009 India Open Grand Prix Gold Indonesia Flandy Limpele India Diju Valiyaveetil
India Jwala Gutta
21–14, 21–17 Winner
2009 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold Indonesia Hendra Aprida Gunawan China He Hanbin
China Yu Yang
14-21, 9-21 Runner-Up
2009 Chinese Taipei Open Prix Gold Indonesia Hendra Aprida Gunawan India Valiyaveetil Diju
India Jwala Gutta
21-23, 18-21 Runner-Up
2007 Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold Indonesia Flandy Limpele Denmark Thomas Laybourn
Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl
21–18, 25–23 Winner


Women's Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Dutch Open Grand Prix Indonesia Shendy Puspa Irawati Netherlands Eefje Muskens
Netherlands Selena Piek
8-11, 11-4, 9-11, 10-11 Runner-Up
2014 Indonesia Masters Grand Prix Gold Indonesia Shendy Puspa Irawati Indonesia Keshya Nurvita Hanadia
Indonesia Devi Tika Permatasari
23–21, 21–13 Winner
2014 U.S. Open Grand Prix Gold Indonesia Shendy Puspa Irawati Thailand Puttita Supajirakul
Thailand Sapsiree Taerattanachai
21-15, 21-10 Winner
2013 Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold Indonesia Variella Aprilsasi Indonesia Pia Zebadiah
Indonesia Rizki Amelia Pradipta
17-21, 21-16, 17-21 Runner-Up
2013 Australia Open Grand Prix Gold Indonesia Variella Aprilsasi Thailand Savitree Amitrapai
Thailand Sapsiree Taerattanachai
21-19, 21-15 Winner
2009 Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold United States Mona Santoso China Yang Wei
China Zhang Jiewen
14-21, 9-21 Runner-Up
2009 India Open Grand Prix Gold Indonesia Nadya Melati China Ma Jin
China Wang Xiaoli
14-21, 13-21 Runner-Up
2007 Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold Indonesia Liliyana Natsir Chinese Taipei Chien Yu Chin
Chinese Taipei Cheng Wen-Hsing
15-21, 21-17, 18-21 Runner-Up
     Grand Prix Gold Tournament
     Grand Prix Tournament

Open Tournaments (3 Titles and 9 Runners-Up)[edit]

Mixed Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent in final Score Result
2006 Dutch Open Indonesia Flandy Limpele England Robert Blair
England Jenny Wallwork
18-21 18-21 Runner-Up
2006 Japan Open Indonesia Flandy Limpele Indonesia Nova Widianto
Indonesia Liliyana Natsir
11-21, 21-18, 21-17 Winner
2005 Chinese Taipei Open Indonesia Devin Lahardi Fitriawan United States Tony Gunawan
Chinese Taipei Cheng Wen-hsing
15-17, 6-15 Runner-Up
2004 Japan Open Indonesia Nova Widianto Thailand Sudket Prapakamol
Thailand Saralee Thungthongkam
15-10, 15-13 Winner
2003 Chinese Taipei Open Indonesia Nova Widianto South Korea Kim Dong-moon
South Korea Ra Kyung-min
7-15, 5-15 Runner-Up
2002 Denmark Open Indonesia Nova Widianto South Korea Kim Dong-moon
South Korea Hwang Yu-mi
6-11, 11-4, 7-11 Runner-Up
2002 Japan Open Indonesia Nova Widianto South Korea Kim Dong-moon
South Korea Ra Kyung-min
3-7, 2-7, 2-7 Runner-Up
2002 Chinese Taipei Open Indonesia Nova Widianto Indonesia Tri Kusharjanto
Indonesia Emma Ermawati
11-8, 11-13, 7-11 Runner-Up
2002 Indonesia Open Indonesia Nova Widianto Indonesia Bambang Suprianto
Indonesia Minarti Timur
7-11, 3-11 Runner-Up
2001 Indonesia Open Indonesia Nova Widianto Indonesia Tri Kusharjanto
Indonesia Emma Ermawati
5-7, 1-7, 2-7 Runner-Up

Women's Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent in final Score Result
2001 Indonesia Open Indonesia Deyana Lomban Denmark Jane F. Bramsen
Denmark Ann-Lou Jørgensen
7-5, 7-5, 7-3 Winner
1999 Thailand Open Indonesia Emma Ermawati China Gao Ling
China Qin Yiyuan
8-15, 2-15 Runner-Up
     Open Tournament

Participation at Indonesian Team[edit]

Personal life[edit]

When she was young, she joined the Tangkas Jakarta badminton club. Her parents were Aris Harsono (father) and Yulianawati (mother). Her hobbies are billiards, swimming, and watching movies. Generally people call her Vita. After she has finished all competitions, no matter what the result were, she always makes a symbol of the Spirit of Jesus Christ. In 2008, as the oldest player in Uber Cup team, she was appointed as the team captain.

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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