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Anthony Sinisuka Ginting (born 20 October 1996[1]) is an Indonesian badminton player. He was the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic and World Junior Championships boys' singles bronze medalists.

Anthony Sinisuka Ginting
Anthony Sinisuka Ginting - Indonesia Masters 2018.jpg
Personal information
Birth nameAnthony Sinisuka Ginting
Country Indonesia
Born (1996-10-20) 20 October 1996 (age 22)
Cimahi, West Java, Indonesia
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight66 kg (146 lb)
Years active2013–present
HandednessRight
CoachHendri Saputra
Men's singles
Career record163 wins, 96 losses
Career title(s)3
Highest ranking7 (1 November 2018)
Current ranking8 (15 October 2019)
BWF profile

Career overviewEdit

The Cimahi-born shuttler of Karo descent was introduced to badminton by his father when he was in kindergarten. He is the fourth of five siblings. When he was young, he joined the PB SGS PLN, a badminton club in Bandung, West Java. He only started to take part in tournaments at around 9 years old, or two years after he was scouted. Ginting idolizes Taufik Hidayat, the 2004 Athens Olympic men's singles gold medallist who coincidentally came from the same badminton club.[2]

2013

Ginting participated at the Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold, Vietnam International Challenge, Maldives International Challenge, Malaysia International Challenge and Asia Junior Championships in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.

2014

Joining the national training camp early year, Ginting began to show his worth with stepping up to cruise into 2014 Asia Junior Championships quarterfinals in Taipei, Chinese Taipei on February. In the quarterfinals, he was halted with a 13–21, 15–21 loss to Kanta Tsuneyama of Japan. Ginting then participated at the 2014 BWF World Junior Championships in Alor Setar, Malaysia where he won a boys' singles bronze medal after bowed out in the semifinal to Shi Yuqi of China for 19–21, 15–21. He also competed at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China and brought home a bronze medal after beating Aditya Joshi of India in the bronze-final match with a straight games 21–17, 21–16.[3] In addition to competing in some international challenge tournaments, he also played in the BWF Grand Prix tournaments such as Chinese Taipei Open, Vietnam Open and Indonesian Masters.

2015

Starting his journey as a rookie in the BWF Superseries event from the qualifying stage, Ginting moved into the quarterfinals after creating an upset with a rubber games 14–21, 22–20, 21–13 win over India's top shuttler and fourth seed Srikanth Kidambi in the second round of the 2015 BCA Indonesia Open Superseries Premier.[4][5][6] His Indonesia Open campaign was eventually halted after losing to the eighth seed and 2012 BWF World Junior champion Kento Momota of Japan in quarterfinals with a rubber games 21–13, 16–21, 15–21.[7] Ginting was part of the Indonesian men's team that won a gold medal at the 28th Southeast Asian Games 2015 in Singapore after beating Thailand men's team 3–2 in the final.

Participating in the 2015 Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold as an unheralded shuttler, Ginting reached the quarterfinals after defeating twelfth-seeded fellow Indonesian Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka with a straight sets 21–16, 21–14 in the third round of the tournament. In the first round, he surprisingly upset the eighth seed and 2009 BWF World Junior champion Tian Houwei of China with a stunning 21–13, 21–14 victory. He then lost to the defending champion, former world No. 1 and two-time Olympic gold medalist Lin Dan of China with a straight games 7–21, 20–22 in the quarterfinals.[8]

AchievementsEdit

Asian GamesEdit

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2018 Istora Gelora Bung Karno, Jakarta, Indonesia   Chou Tien-chen 21–16, 21–23, 17–21   Bronze

Youth Olympic GamesEdit

Boys' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2014 Nanjing Sport Institute, Nanjing, China   Aditya Joshi 21–17, 21–16   Bronze

BWF World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Boys' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2014 Stadium Sultan Abdul Halim, Alor Setar, Malaysia   Shi Yuqi 19–21, 15–21   Bronze

BWF World Tour (2 titles, 3 runners-up)Edit

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[9] is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tour are divided into six levels, namely World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300 (part of the HSBC World Tour), and the BWF Tour Super 100.[10]

Year Tournament Level Opponent Score Result
2019 China Open Super 1000   Kento Momota 21–19, 17–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2019 Australian Open Super 300   Jonatan Christie 17–21, 21–13, 14–21   Runner-up
2019 Singapore Open Super 500   Kento Momota 21–10, 19–21, 13–21   Runner-up
2018 China Open (1) Super 1000   Kento Momota 23–21, 21–19   Champion
2018 Indonesia Masters (1) Super 500   Kazumasa Sakai 21–13, 21–12   Champion

BWF Superseries (1 title)Edit

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007, is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries has two levels: Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries features twelve tournaments around the world, introduced in 2007, with successful players invited to the BWF Superseries Finals held at the year's end.

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2017 Korea Open (1)   Jonatan Christie 21–13, 19–21, 22–20   Champion
     Superseries tournament
     Superseries Premier tournament
     Superseries Finals tournament

Participation with Indonesian teamEdit

  • 2 times at Thomas Cup (2016, 2018)
  • 2 times at Badminton Asia Team Championships (2016, 2018)
  • 1 time at SEA Games (2015)
  • 1 time at Asian Games (2018)

Performance timelineEdit

Indonesian teamEdit

  • Junior level
Team events 2014
Asia Junior Championships QF
World Junior Championships   Silver
  • Senior level
Team events 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Southeast Asian Games   Gold N/A A N/A
Asian Games N/A   Silver N/A
Asia Championships N/A   Gold N/A   Gold N/A
Asia Mixed Team Championships N/A A N/A A
Thomas Cup N/A   Silver N/A   Bronze N/A
Sudirman Cup N/A GS N/A   Bronze

Individual competitionsEdit

  • Junior level
Event 2013 2014
Asia Junior Championships R2 QF
Event 2014
Youth Olympic Games   Bronze
Event 2014
World Junior Championships   Bronze
  • Senior level
Event 2016 2017 2018 2019
Asia Championships R1 R1 R2 R1
Event 2018
Asian Games   Bronze
Event 2017 2018 2019
BWF World Championships R2 R2 R3
Tournament 2018 2019 Best
BWF World Tour
  Malaysia Masters QF QF SF (2017)
  Indonesian Masters W QF W (2018)
  German Open QF A QF (2018)
  All England Open R1 R1 R1 (2017, 2018, 2019)
  Swiss Open A SF SF (2017, 2019)
  Malaysia Open R1 R1 R1 (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)
  Singapore Open A F F (2019)
  New Zealand Open A QF QF (2019)
  Australian Open A F F (2019)
  Indonesia Open R2 R2 QF (2015)
  Japan Open QF QF QF (2018, 2019)
  China Open W F W (2018)
  Korea Open QF R2 W (2017)
  Denmark Open R1 R1 R1 (2017, 2018, 2019)
  French Open R1 Report QF (2017)
  Fuzhou China Open QF Report QF (2018)
  Hong Kong Open R2 Report SF (2015)
  BWF World Tour Finals GS GS (2018)
Year-end Ranking[11] 7
Tournament 2018 2019 Best
Tournament 2015 2016 2017 Best
BWF Super Series
  All England Open A Q1 R1 R1 (2017)
  Malaysia Open A R1 R1 R1 (2016, 2017)
  Singapore Open A R1 SF SF (2017)
  Indonesia Open QF R1 R1 QF (2015)
  Australian Open A SF R2 SF (2016)
  Korea Open Q2 A W W (2017)
  Japan Open Q1 A R1 R1 (2017)
  Denmark Open A R1 R1 (2017)
  French Open A R2 QF QF (2017)
  China Open A R1 R1 (2017)
  Hong Kong Open SF R1 R1 SF (2015)
Year-end Ranking 35 40 13
Tournament 2015 2016 2017 Best
Tournament 2014 2015 2016 2017 Best
BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold
  Malaysia Masters A R2 R2 SF SF (2017)
  Syed Modi International A R1 A R1 (2016)
  Thailand Masters N/A A SF SF (2017)
  Swiss Open A SF SF (2017)
  New Zealand Open A R3 A R3 (2016)
  Chinese Taipei Open R3 QF A QF (2015)
  Vietnam Open R1 SF A SF (2015)
  Thailand Open N/A R2 A R2 (2015)
  Chinese Taipei Masters N/A QF A N/A QF (2015)
  Bitburger Open A R1 A R1 (2016)
  Korea Masters A R2 A R2 (2015)
  Macau Open A R2 R3 A R3 (2016)
  Indonesian Masters R1 SF R1 N/A SF (2015)
Year-end Ranking 203 35 40 13
Tournament 2014 2015 2016 2017 Best

Record against selected opponentsEdit

Head to head (H2H) against World Superseries finalists, World Superseries Finals semifinalists, World Championships semifinalists, Olympic quarterfinalists and other opponents:[12]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Anthony Sinisuka Ginting Biografi". Badminton Association of Indonesia. Archived from the original on 26 April 2014. Retrieved 26 April 2014.
  2. ^ Wardany, Irawaty. "Anthony eyes top 50 breakthrough". The Jakarta Post. Archived from the original on 18 July 2015. Retrieved 9 June 2015.
  3. ^ "Putting it briefly: Anthony wins bronze at Youth Games". The Jakarta Post. Archived from the original on 22 November 2015. Retrieved 23 August 2014.
  4. ^ Satwiko, Wimbo. "Young shuttler Anthony steps up to cruise into BCA Indonesia Open quarterfinals". The Jakarta Globe. Archived from the original on 4 June 2015. Retrieved 4 June 2015.
  5. ^ "Saina Nehwal, P Kashyap enter quarters, K Srikanth knocked out of Indonesia Open". The Indian Express. Archived from the original on 10 July 2015. Retrieved 4 June 2015.
  6. ^ Wardany, Irawaty. "Home qualifiers remain unstoppable at BCA Open". The Jakarta Post. Archived from the original on 17 July 2015. Retrieved 5 June 2015.
  7. ^ Wardany, Irawaty. "Indonesia left with no singles contender at BCA Open". The Jakarta Post. Archived from the original on 17 July 2015. Retrieved 6 June 2015.
  8. ^ "Badminton: Chen beats Lee in Chinese Taipei Open q-finals". The Straits Times. Archived from the original on 20 July 2015. Retrieved 17 July 2015.
  9. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". 29 November 2017. Archived from the original on 19 December 2017.
  10. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". 15 January 2018. Archived from the original on 15 January 2018.
  11. ^ "BWF World Rankings". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 4 February 2016.
  12. ^ "Anthony Sinisuka Ginting's Profile – Head To Head". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 26 November 2015.

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