Greysia Polii (born 11 August 1987 in Jakarta) is an Indonesian female badminton player specializing in women's doubles. Her current partner is Apriyani Rahayu. Polii remains a talented athlete, even after being found guilty of match fixing at the 2012 Olympics.
Greysia Polii at the 2013 French Open Superseries
|Birth name||Greysia Polii|
11 August 1987 |
|Height||1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)|
|Weight||55 kg (121 lb)|
|Women's & mixed doubles|
2 with Nitya Krishinda Maheswari (10 March 2016)
5 with Meiliana Jauhari (2011)12 with Jo Novita (2007)
|Current ranking||7 with Apriyani Rahayu (8 February 2018)|
Polii was the women's doubles National Champions, in 2003 partnered with Heni Budiman, 2007 with Jo Novita, and in 2009 with Meiliana Jauhari, also in the mixed doubles event in 2009 with Tontowi Ahmad. She and Novita were women's doubles silver medalists at both the 2005 and 2007 Southeast Asian Games. Polii was a member of Indonesian Sudirman Cup teams that finished second to China in 2005 and 2007. At quarterfinals of 2009 Singapore Open Greysia Polii beat the world number one, Wong Pei Tty and Chin Eei Hui from Malaysia and beat also ninth-placed Lena Frier Kristiansen and Kamilla Rytter Juhl from Denmark in semifinals. In French Open 2009, Polii and Nitya Krishinda Maheswari managed to reach the semifinals, after beating Kamilla Rytter Juhl and Lena Frier Kristiansen from Denmark in the quarterfinals, before defeated by the Chinese pair Ma Jin and Wang Xiaoli from China by straight set 21-4, 21-18. In December 2009, Polii and Maheswari was unable to get the gold for Indonesia in SEA Games 2009 in Vientiane, Laos, after defeated by young Thai pair Savitree Amitrapai and Vacharaporn Munkit. Polii then partnered with Meiliana Jauhari, and they reached the quarterfinals of All England 2010. At the quarterfinals they were defeated by Chinese pair Pan Pan and Tian Qing with tight rubber set 23-25, 21-17, 17-21.
At the 2012 Summer Olympics, Polii and her partner Meiliana Jauhari, along with Jung Kyung-eun and Kim Ha-na, Ha Jung-eun and Kim Min-jung of South Korea, and Wang Xiaoli and Yu Yang of China were disqualified from the competition for "not using one's best efforts to win a match" and "conducting oneself in a manner that is clearly abusive or detrimental to the sport" following matches the previous evening during which they threw the match. Greysia Polii and her partner Meiliana Jauhari played against South Korea's Ha Jung-eun and Kim Min-jung. Indonesia filed an appeal to the case, but it was withdrawn.
In 2014, Polii won the women's doubles gold medal at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, partnered with Nitya Krishinda Maheswari. She and Maheswari then won their first Superseries title at 2015 Korea Open. In 2016, she and her partner Maheswari were qualified for the BWF Superseries Finals. However, they withdrew from the tournament due to Maheswari's scheduled knee surgery and their position was replaced by Vivian Hoo and Woon Khe Wei. Due to injury suffered by Maheswari, Polii was partnered with Apriani Rahayu, and they compete as a new pair at the 2017 Sudirman Cup in Gold Coast, Australia. The duo won their first title at the 2017 Thailand Open after defeated the hosts pair Chayanit Chaladchalam and Phataimas Muenwong in straight sets 21–12, 21–12 in the final. They also won the Superseries title at the French Open, after they were paired together in just five months.
BWF World ChampionshipsEdit
|2015 BWF World Championships – Women's Doubles|
|1st||Nitya Krishinda Maheswari||-||-||Bye|
|2nd||Nitya Krishinda Maheswari|| Lim Yin Loo
Lee Meng Yean
|17–21, 21–13, 21–11||Win|
|3rd||Nitya Krishinda Maheswari|| Shizuka Matsuo 
|21–11, 16–21, 21–13||Win|
|QF||Nitya Krishinda Maheswari|| Amelia Alicia Anscelly
Soong Fie Cho
|SF||Nitya Krishinda Maheswari|| Tian Qing 
|2016||Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium,
|Nitya Krishinda Maheswari|| Naoko Fukuman
|21–13, 19–21, 22–24||Bronze|
Incheon, South Korea
|Nitya Krishinda Maheswari|| Ayaka Takahashi
|21–15, 21–9||Gold (1)|
Southeast Asian GamesEdit
|2013||Wunna Theikdi Indoor Stadium,
|Nitya Krishinda Maheswari|| Woon Khe Wei
|17–21, 21–18, 17–21||Silver|
Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Thailand
|Jo Novita|| Liliyana Natsir
Metro Manila, Philippines
|Jo Novita|| Wong Pei Tty
Chin Eei Hui
|12–15, 15–9, 13–15||Silver|
BWF World Junior ChampionshipsEdit
|2004||Richmond, Canada||Heni Budiman|| Tian Qing
|2004||Richmond, Canada||Muhammad Rijal|| He Hanbin
BWF World Tour (1 title, 1 runner-up)Edit
The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018, 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.
|2018||India Open (1)||Super 500||Apriyani Rahayu|| Jongkolphan Kititharakul
|2018||Indonesia Masters||Super 500||Apriyani Rahayu|| Misaki Matsutomo
BWF Superseries (3 titles, 6 runners-up)Edit
The BWF Superseries, launched on December 14, 2006 and implemented in 2007, is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries has two level such as Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries features twelve tournaments around the world, which introduced since 2011, with successful players invited to the World Superseries Finals held at the year end.
|2017||Hong Kong Open||Apriyani Rahayu|| Chen Qingchen
|21–14, 16–21, 15–21||Runner-up|
|2017||French Open (1)||Apriyani Rahayu|| Lee So-hee
|2016||Australian Open||Nitya Krishinda Maheswari|| Bao Yixin
|2016||Singapore Open (1)||Nitya Krishinda Maheswari|| Ayaka Takahashi
|2015||Korea Open (1)||Nitya Krishinda Maheswari|| Chang Ye-na
|2015||Indonesia Open||Nitya Krishinda Maheswari|| Tang Jinhua
|2009||Singapore Open||Nitya Krishinda Maheswari|| Zhang Yawen
|2007||Malaysia Open||Vita Marissa|| Gao Ling
|21–19, 12–21, 11–21||Runner-up|
|2007||Swiss Open||Muhammad Rijal|| Lee Yong-dae
|21–14, 16–21, 18–21||Runner-up|
BWF Superseries performance timeline (Women's Doubles)
|Hong Kong Open||2R||A||A||2R||A||2R||A||SF||SF|
BWF Grand Prix (4 titles, 5 runners-up)Edit
|2017||Thailand Open (2)||Apriyani Rahayu|| Chayanit Chaladchalam
|2015||Indonesian Masters||Nitya Krishinda Maheswari|| Tang Yuanting
|2015||Chinese Taipei Open (2)||Nitya Krishinda Maheswari|| Luo Ying
|2014||Chinese Taipei Open (1)||Nitya Krishinda Maheswari|| Wang Xiaoli
|2014||Swiss Open||Nitya Krishinda Maheswari|| Bao Yixin
|21–19, 16–21, 13–21||Runner-up|
|2013||Thailand Open (1)||Nitya Krishinda Maheswari|| Yuriko Miki
|2011||Chinese Taipei Open||Meiliana Jauhari|| Ha Jung-eun
|21–14, 18–21, 0–2 retired||Runner-up|
|2010||Indonesian Masters||Meiliana Jauhari|| Luo Ying
|21–11, 18–21, 11–21||Runner-up|
|2010||Macau Open||Meiliana Jauhari|| Cheng Wen-hsing
|21–16, 18–21, 16–21||Runner-up|
BWF Open Tournaments (1 title, 1 runner-up)Edit
|2006||Philippines Open (1)||Jo Novita|| Endang Nursugianti
|2006||Korea Open||Jo Novita|| Zhang Jiewen
Record against selected opponentsEdit
Women's doubles results against World Superseries finalists, World Superseries Finals semifinalists, World Championships semifinalists, and Olympic quarterfinalists paired with:
- Bao Yixin & Chen Qingchen 0–1
- Bao Yixin & Cheng Shu 0–1
- Bao Yixin & Tang Jinhua 0–5
- Cheng Shu & Zhao Yunlei 1–2
- Luo Ying & Luo Yu 4–2
- Tang Jinhua & Tian Qing 0–2
- Tang Yuanting & Ma Jin 1–2
- Tang Yuanting & Yu Yang (F) 2–5
- Tian Qing & Zhao Yunlei 2–4
- Wang Xiaoli & Ma Jin 0–3
- Yu Yang (F) & Du Jing 0–2
- Yu Yang (F) & Wang Xiaoli 3–3
- Yu Yang (F) & Zhong Qianxin 1–0
- Zhao Tingting & Zhang Yawen 0–2
- Chien Yu-chin & Cheng Wen-hsing 0–1
- Christinna Pedersen & Kamilla Rytter Juhl 5–2
- Kamilla Rytter Juhl & Lena Frier Kristiansen 2–1
- Jwala Gutta & Ashwini Ponnappa 2–1
- Misaki Matsutomo & Ayaka Takahashi 2–3
- Miyuki Maeda & Satoko Suetsuna 2–1
- Naoko Fukuman & Kurumi Yonao 5–1
- Reika Kakiiwa & Miyuki Maeda 2–3
- Shizuka Matsuo & Mami Naito 6–0
- Chang Ye-na & Lee So-hee 3–1
- Jung Kyung-eun & Kim Ha-na 1–0
- Jung Kyung-eun & Shin Seung-chan 1–1
- Lee So-hee & Shin Seung-chan 2–0
- Chin Eei Hui & Wong Pei Tty 1–1
- Shinta Mulia Sari & Yao Lei 3–0
- Kunchala Voravichitchaikul & Duanganong Aroonkesorn 2–0
- Bao Yixin & Cheng Shu 1–0
- Bao Yixin & Zhong Qianxin 0–1
- Cheng Shu & Pan Pan 0–2
- Luo Ying & Luo Yu 0–2
- Pan Pan & Tian Qing 0–1
- Tang Jinhua & Xia Huan 0–1
- Wang Xiaoli & Ma Jin 0–1
- Yu Yang (F) & Wang Xiaoli 0–1
- Zhao Yunlei & Tian Qing 0–2
- Chien Yu-chin & Cheng Wen-hsing 1–4
- Christinna Pedersen & Kamilla Rytter Juhl 0–2
- Tse Ying Suet & Poon Lok Yan 3–1
- Nadya Melati & Vita Marissa 1–0
- Jwala Gutta & Ashwini Ponnappa 3–0
- Misaki Matsutomo & Ayaka Takahashi 0–1
- Miyuki Maeda & Satoko Suetsuna 1–4
- Mizuki Fujii & Reika Kakiiwa 1–1
- Shizuka Matsuo & Mami Naito 1–0
- Eom Hye-won & Chang Ye-na 0–1
- Eom Hye-won & Kim Ha-na 0–1
- Ha Jung-eun & Kim Min-jung 1–3
- Jung Kyung-eun & Kim Ha-na 1–3
- Lee Hyo-jung & Kim Min-jung 0–3
- Chin Eei Hui & Wong Pei Tty 5–0
- Valeria Sorokina & Nina Vislova 1–0
- Shinta Mulia Sari & Yao Lei 2–0
- Kunchala Voravichitchaikul & Duanganong Aroonkesorn 2–0
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