Hendra Setiawan (born 25 August 1984) is an Indonesian professional badminton player. He is an Olympic Games gold medalist, four time World Champion, two time Asian Games gold medalist, and two time All England champion. With these, Setiawan has collected all major individual titles in badminton. He is considered to be one of the greatest men's doubles players in badminton history.
|Born||25 August 1984|
Pemalang, Central Java, Indonesia
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||72 kg (159 lb)|
Herry Iman Pierngadi
|Highest ranking||1 (with Markis Kido 27 September 2007)|
1 (with Mohammad Ahsan 21 November 2013)
20 (with Tan Boon Heong 30 November 2017)
|Current ranking||2 (with Mohammad Ahsan 17 March 2020)|
Setiawan was ranked first in the men's doubles with two different partners. Together with Markis Kido, he achieved the world no. 1 in September 2007, and with Mohammad Ahsan in November 2013. He has collected six gold medals at the Southeast Asian Games with the acquisition of 3 in the men's doubles, and 3 in the team event. Teamed-up with Kido, he won the men's doubles titles at the 2005 and 2009 Asian Championships; the 2006 World Cup; the 2007 World Championships; the 2008 Olympic Games; and the 2010 Asian Games.
Setiawan has also played in the mixed doubles, and the best result was in 2010 Indonesia Open finished as the runner-up with his partner Anastasia Russkikh from Russia. He made a new strong partnership with Mohammad Ahsan at the end of 2012. They had won numerous prestigious titles including the 2013, 2015 and 2019 World Championships; the gold medal in 2014 Asian Games, won All England champion twice, and three times BWF Superseries Finals champions. Setiawan holds the record as the oldest player that won the World Championships title at the age of 35.
2007 was a big year for Setiawan and Kido. They were crowned world champions after defeating Jung Jae-sung and Lee Yong-dae from South Korea, 21–19 and 21–19, at the World Championship finals in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. They also captured the China Open Superseries after defeating China 's Guo Zhendong and Xie Zhongbo. In July, they were runners-up at the China Masters Superseries, this time losing to Cai Yun and Fu Haifeng, 15–21, 16–21. They won the Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold event in September over the Danish veterans Lars Paaske and Jonas Rasmussen. In December, they won the Hong Kong Open Superseries after overcoming two of Indonesia's "all-time" greats Candra Wijaya and Tony Gunawan 21–12, 18–21, 21–13 in the final. At the Southeast Asian Games in Thailand, they helped Indonesia win the men's team gold medal, and won men's doubles gold in the individual events after defeating Hendri Kurniawan Saputra and Hendra Wijaya, Indonesian-born players who represented Singapore.
In January 2008, they won the Malaysian Open Superseries. In August 2008, they captured their most prestigious prize yet, at the Beijing Olympic Games. They took the gold medal in the men's doubles after defeating Cai Yun and Fu Haifeng of China 12–21, 21–11, 21–16, thus more than avenging their loss to that team in the 2007 China Masters event. In September 2008, Setiawan teamed with Kido to win the 2008 China Masters Superseries after beating the Chinese pair of Sun Junjie and Xu Chen in the final round. In October, they won the Denmark Open Superseries after beating another Chinese pair, Fu Haifeng and Shen Ye in a straight set final. In November in Paris, they added the French Open Superseries to their list after defeating yet another Chinese pairing, Cai Yun and Xu Chen, in another straight set final round.
In January 2009, they won the Malaysia Open Superseries. In September 2009 they won Japan Open Superseries after beating other Indonesian pair, Rian Sukmawan and Yonathan Suryatama 21–19 and 24–22 in the final round. In October 2009, they won French Open Superseries. In December 2009, they defeated Malaysian Koo Kien Keat / Tan Boon Heong to win gold medal at the Southeast Asian Games.
Now he's pairing with a younger partner Mohammad Ahsan. They won their first tournament in 2013 Malaysia Open Superseries after beating Korean pair Lee Yong-dae and Ko Sung-hyun 21–15, 21–13 in the final. They also won their second tournament in 2013 Indonesia Open Superseries Premier again with another victory against Lee Yong-dae and Ko Sung-hyun with straight game 21–14 and 21–18. Once again, they defeated the Korean pair for the third time in third final of Superseries tournament with straight sets 21–15 and 21–18 at the 2013 Singapore Open Superseries on June 23, 2013. In August 2013, they became World Champions after winning 2013 BWF World Championships defeated the Danes pair Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen 21–13, 23–21, without losing any single game to all of their opponents since the first round. in the end of 2013, they won the 2013 after defeated Kim Gi-jung and Kim Sa-rang in straight sets.
In March 2014, Setiawan and Ahsan won 2014 All England Open Superseries Premier after beating Japanese Hiroyuki Endo and Kenichi Hayakawa in the final 21–19, 21–19. This is the first All England title for both Setiawan and Ahsan as a pair and as a personal. This title makes Setiawan collected all of the major title in badminton international. in Agustus, they got gold medal in 2014 Asian Games after beat Korean pair Lee Yong-dae and Yoo Yeon-seong 21–16, 16–21, 21–17.
Setiawan and Ahsan won three tittles in 2015, Malaysia Open 2015, BWF Super Series Finals 2015, and their second World Champions as a pair after winning 2015 BWF World Championships in their home-country defeated the Chinese pair Liu Xiaolong and Qiu Zihan 21–17, 21–14. They failed to captured the Badminton Asia Championships 2015 after beaten by their rival Lee Yong-dae and Yoo Yeon-seong 21–18, 22–24, 19–21.
After splitting up and each focus on their own career in late 2016, Setiawan and Ahsan briefly together again as a pair and success resurgence as one of the most dominant pair in 2019 badminton season. That year maybe their best season as a couple, where they unpredictable entered 11 finals and succeeded became the first men's doubles player that able to won 3 mayor tittles in a year. They won All England Open 2019 in three sets over Malaysian pair 11–21, 21–14, 21–12, then captured their third World Champions as a pair after winning 2019 BWF World Championships defeated Japanese duo Takuro Hoki and Yugo Kobayashi 21–17, 21–14, and beaten strong Japanese pair Hiroyuki Endo and Yuta Watanabe in straight sets 24–22, 21–19 to won World Tour Finals 2019. These achievements succeeded lifted up their rangking as the World number 2 in the end of the year, behind the long regime of their younger countrymen Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo.
Setiawan has won 2008 Olympic Games, 2 times Asian Games one with Markis Kido in 2010 dan one with Ahsan in 2014, 4 times BWF World Championships one with Kido and three with Ahsan, he also won BWF Superseries Finals in Kuala Lumpur in the end of 2013. In March 2019, Setiawan and Ahsan won their second All England title defeating the Malaysia's Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik in 11–21,21-14,21-12.
Participation at Indonesian TeamEdit
|2016 Summer Olympics – men's doubles|
|GS||Mohammad Ahsan|| Manu Attri
B. Sumeeth Reddy
|GS|| Hiroyuki Endo
|17–21, 21–16, 14–21||Lost|
|GS|| Chai Biao
Although qualified for participation in men's doubles competition, Hendra Setiawan has not participated at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London because of his pair Markis Kido withdrew from the participation due to the personal problems.
Hendra Setiawan competed in badminton at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Men's doubles with partner Markis Kido and won the gold medal after beating the Chinese pair Cai Yun/Fu Haifeng with rubber game in the final.
|2008 Summer Olympics – men's doubles (1)|
|1st||Markis Kido|| Guo Zhendong
|22–20, 10–21, 21–17||Win|
|QF||Markis Kido|| Koo Kien Keat
Tan Boon Heong
|SF||Markis Kido|| Lars Paaske
|Final||Markis Kido|| Cai Yun 
|12–21, 21–11, 21–16||Gold|
BWF World ChampionshipsEdit
|2019 BWF World Championships – Men's doubles (4)|
|1st||Mohammad Ahsan ||-||-||Bye|
|2nd|| Jelle Maas
|3rd|| Alexander Dunn
|QF|| Liao Min-chun 
|SF|| Fajar Alfian 
Muhammad Rian Ardianto
|21–17, 15–21, 21–10||Win|
|Final|| Takuro Hoki 
|25–23, 9–21, 21–15||Gold|
|2015 BWF World Championships – Men's doubles (3)|
|1st||Mohammad Ahsan ||-||-||Bye|
|2nd|| Baptiste Careme
|19–21, 21–17, 21–18||Win|
|3rd|| Kenta Kazuno 
|21–16, 19–21, 21–15||Win|
|QF|| Marcus Ellis
|SF|| Lee Yong-dae 
|Final|| Liu Xiaolong 
|2013 BWF World Championships – Men's doubles (2)|
|1st||Mohammad Ahsan ||–||–||Bye|
|2nd|| Ronel Estanislao
Paul Jefferson Vivas
|3rd|| Alvent Yulianto Chandra 
|QF|| Lee Sheng-mu 
|SF|| Cai Yun 
|Final|| Mathias Boe 
|2010 BWF World Championships – Men's doubles|
|1st||Markis Kido ||–||–||Bye|
|2nd|| Adam Cwalina
|3rd|| Yonathan Suryatama Dasuki
|QF|| Fang Chieh-min 
|SF|| Cai Yun 
|2007 BWF World Championships – Men's doubles (1)|
|1st||Markis Kido ||–||–||Bye|
|2nd|| Ales Murn
|3rd|| Tadashi Ohtsuka
|QF|| Candra Wijaya 
|SF|| Choong Tan Fook 
Lee Wan Wah
|Final|| Jung Jae-sung 
|2006||Olympic Park, Yiyang, China||Markis Kido|| Lin Woon Fui
|2014||Gyeyang Gymnasium, Incheon, South Korea||Mohammad Ahsan|| Lee Yong-dae
|21–16, 16–21, 21–17||Gold (2)|
|2010||Tianhe Gymnasium, Guangzhou, China||Markis Kido|| Koo Kien Keat
Tan Boon Heong
|16–21, 26–24, 21–19||Gold (1)|
|2006||Aspire Hall 3, Doha, Qatar||Markis Kido|| Koo Kien Keat
Tan Boon Heong
|2015||Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium, Wuhan, China||Muhammad Ahsan|| Lee Yong-dae
|21–18, 22–24, 19–21||Silver|
|2009||Suwon Indoor Stadium, Suwon, South Korea||Markis Kido|| Ko Sung-hyun
|21–18, 26–24||Gold (2)|
|2005||Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, Hyderabad, India||Markis Kido|| Lee Jae-jin
|15–11, 15–7||Gold (1)|
|2003||Tennis Indoor Gelora Bung Karno, Jakarta, Indonesia||Markis Kido|| Lee Dong-soo
Southeast Asian GamesEdit
|2011||Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia||Markis Kido|| Bona Septano
|2009||Gym Hall 1, National Sports Complex, Vientiane, Laos||Markis Kido|| Koo Kien Keat
Tan Boon Heong
|21–17, 21–17||Gold (3)|
|2007||Wongchawalitkul University, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand||Markis Kido|| Hendra Wijaya
Hendri Kurniawan Saputra
|21–17, 21–12||Gold (2)|
|2005||PhilSports Arena, Pasig City, Philippines||Markis Kido|| Luluk Hadiyanto
Alvent Yulianto Chandra
|15–8, 7–15, 15–6||Gold (1)|
Asian Junior ChampionshipsEdit
|2002||Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||Joko Riyadi|| Han Sang-hoon
|15–7, 10–15, 12–15||Bronze|
|2002||Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||Devi Sukma Wijaya|| Markis Kido
|2001||Taipei Gymnasium, Taipei, Taiwan||Lina Marlina||
BWF World Tour (4 titles, 8 runners-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.
BWF Superseries (18 titles, 10 runners-up)Edit
The BWF Superseries, launched on December 14, 2006 and implemented in 2007, was a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). A season of Superseries featured twelve tournaments around the world, including five elevated as Premier Series, which introduced since 2011, with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year end.
|2010||Indonesia Open||Anastasia Russkikh|| Robert Mateusiak
BWF Grand Prix (7 titles, 3 runners-up)Edit
The BWF Grand Prix has two levels, the BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007. The World Badminton Grand Prix has been sanctioned by the International Badminton Federation since 1983.
|2016||Thailand Masters (1)||Mohammad Ahsan|| Kim Gi-jung
|12–21, 21–15, 21–12||Champion|
|2013||Australian Open||Mohammad Ahsan|| Angga Pratama
Ryan Agung Saputra
|2012||Australian Open (1)||Markis Kido|| Fang Chieh-min
|2010||Malaysia Masters (1)||Markis Kido|| Hendra Aprida Gunawan
|8–21, 21–17, 21–12||Champion|
|2007||Chinese Taipei Open (1)||Markis Kido|| Lars Paaske
|2006||China Open (1)||Markis Kido|| Cai Yun
|2006||Hong Kong Open (1)||Markis Kido|| Choong Tan Fook
Lee Wan Wah
|8–21, 21–19, 22–20||Champion|
|2006||Indonesia Open||Markis Kido|| Tony Gunawan
|2005||Indonesia Open (1)||Markis Kido|| Sigit Budiarto
|15–10, 12–15, 15–3||Champion|
|2004||Denmark Open||Markis Kido|| Lars Paaske
BWF International Challenge/Series/Satellite (1 title, 1 runner-up)Edit
|2018||Malaysia International||Mohammad Ahsan|| Aaron Chia
Soh Wooi Yik
|21–17, 17–21, 21–19||Champion|
|2002||Singapore Satellite||Joko Riyadi|| Donny Prasetyo
- Junior level
|Asian Junior Championships||Bronze||Gold|
|World Junior Championships||N/A||Bronze|
- Senior level
|Southeast Asian Games||Gold||N/A||Silver||N/A||Gold||N/A||Gold||N/A||Gold||N/A||A||N/A||A||N/A||A||N/A||A||N/A|
|Asia Team Championships||N/A||Gold||N/A||Gold||N/A||Gold|
- Junior level
|Asian Junior Championships||Bronze (XD)|| Bronze (BD)|
- Senior level
|Southeast Asian Games||QF||N/A||Gold||N/A||Gold||N/A||Gold||N/A||Silver||N/A||A||N/A||A||N/A||A||N/A||A|
|BWF World Tour|
|Malaysia Masters||A||R2||SF||W (2010)|
|Indonesia Masters||R2||F||F||F (2019, 2020)|
|German Open||SF||A||N/A||SF (2005, 2018)|
|All England Open||R2||W||QF||W (2014, 2019)|
|Swiss Open||A||QF||N/A||F (2008)|
|Singapore Open||W||F||N/A||W (2012, 2013, 2018)|
|Australian Open||A||QF||N/A||W (2012)|
|Korea Open||A||w/d||N/A||SF (2006)|
|China Open||R2||F||N/A||W (2007)|
|Japan Open||R2||F||N/A||W (2009, 2013)|
|Denmark Open||SF||F||A||W (2008)|
|French Open||R2||R2||N/A||W (2008, 2009)|
|New Zealand Open||A||W||N/A||W (2019)|
|Fuzhou China Open||SF||QF||N/A||W (2008)|
|Hong Kong Open||SF||F||N/A||W (2006, 2007, 2014)|
|Indonesia Open||R1||F||N/A||W (2005, 2013)|
|Malaysia Open||R2||QF||N/A||W (2008, 2013, 2015)|
|Thailand Open||A||R1||N/A||QF (2004)|
|India Open||SF||A||N/A||SF (2018)|
|BWF World Tour Finals||GS||W||W (2013, 2015, 2019)|
|BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold|
|Malaysia Masters||N/A||A||W||R2||A||W (2010)|
|Syed Modi International||N/A||A||N/A||A||QF||QF (2017)|
|Thailand Masters||N/A||W||R2||W (2016)|
|German Open||A||QF (MD)
|Swiss Open||SS||A||R2 (MD)
|China Masters||SS||A||SF||W (2008)|
|Thailand Open||A||N/A||A||A||N/A||A||R2||QF (2004)|
|Australian Open||IC/IS||A||W (MD)
|Chinese Taipei Open||W||A||QF||A||SF||A||W (2007)|
|Macau Open||SF||A||SF||QF||A||SF (2007, 2010)|
|Indonesian Masters||N/A||A||R2||A||QF||A||QF||wd||N/A||QF (2013, 2015)|
|IBF World Grand Prix|
|China Open||N/A||A||R1||R2||R1||A||R2 (2004)|
|Indonesia Open||R1||R3||R2||R3||R2||W||F||W (2005)|
|Denmark Open||A||F||A||F (2004)|
|All England Open||A||R1||R2||R2 (2006)|
|German Open||A||SF||A||SF (2005)|
|Hong Kong Open||N/A||A||N/A||A||N/A||R2||W||W (2006)|
|Japan Open||A||QF||A||QF (2005)|
|Korea Open||A||R1||SF||SF (2006)|
|Malaysia Open||A||R2||QF||R2||A||QF (2004)|
|Singapore Open||N/A||A||R2||R2||R1||R2 (2004, 2005)|
|Swiss Open||A||QF||A||QF (2005)|
|Thailand Open||A||N/A||R1||QF||A||QF (2004)|
Setiawan was born in Pemalang, Central Java, Indonesia. He is the son of Ferry Yoegianto and Kartika Christyaningrum. He has two older sisters Silvia Anggraeni and Ivone Anggraeni. Silvia Anggraeni is married to a former Indonesian badminton player Hendrawan.
He married Sandiani Arief on 9 October 2011, and the ceremony was held at the JW Marriott Jakarta. His wife gave birth to twin babies named Richard Heinrich Setiawan and Richelle Hillary Setiawan on 19 February 2014. Hendra and his wife welcomed another baby boy named Russell Howard Setiawan on 26 July 2017.
Record against selected opponentsEdit
Men's doubles results against World Superseries finalists, World Superseries Finals semifinalists, World Championships semifinalists, and Olympic quarterfinalists paired with:
- Mohammad Ahsan
- Cai Yun & Fu Haifeng 4–1
- Chai Biao & Hong Wei 2–2
- Fu Haifeng & Zhang Nan 3–5
- Li Junhui & Liu Yuchen 5–7
- Liu Xiaolong & Qiu Zihan 3–2
- Ou Xuanyi & Ren Xiangyu 2–0
- Lee Sheng-mu & Tsai Chia-hsin 7–1
- Chen Hung-ling & Wang Chi-lin 2–2
- Mathias Boe & Carsten Mogensen 5–1
- Marcus Ellis & Chris Langridge 4–0
- Fajar Alfian & Muhammad Rian Ardianto 1–1
- Marcus Fernaldi Gideon & Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo 2–11
- Markis Kido & Marcus Fernaldi Gideon 3–0
- Angga Pratama & Rian Agung Saputro 2–1
- Hiroyuki Endo & Kenichi Hayakawa 9–1
- Hiroyuki Endo & Yuta Watanabe 6–2
- Takuro Hoki & Yugo Kobayashi 3–0
- Takeshi Kamura & Keigo Sonoda 5–2
- Kim Gi-jung & Kim Sa-rang 6–2
- Ko Sung-hyun & Lee Yong-dae 3–0
- Ko Sung-hyun & Shin Baek-cheol 3–2
- Lee Yong-dae & Yoo Yeon-seong 6–7
- Aaron Chia & Soh Wooi Yik 4–1
- Koo Kien Keat & Tan Boon Heong 1–2
- Goh V Shem & Tan Wee Kiong 7–1
- Vladimir Ivanov & Ivan Sozonov 5–0
- Markis Kido
- Cai Yun & Fu Haifeng 3–6
- Cai Yun & Xu Chen 2–0
- Fu Haifeng & Shen Ye 1–0
- Guo Zhendong & Xie Zhongbo 3–0
- Sun Junjie & Xu Chen 2–0
- Fang Chieh-min & Lee Sheng-mu 7–4
- Mathias Boe & Carsten Mogensen 2–5
- Lars Paaske & Jonas Rasmussen 6–5
- Anthony Clark & Nathan Robertson 1–1
- Sigit Budiarto & Candra Wijaya 1–0
- Yonathan Suryatama Dasuki & Rian Sukmawan 3–1
- Hendra Aprida Gunawan & Alvent Yulianto Chandra 4–2
- Eng Hian & Flandy Limpele 1–2
- Angga Pratama & Rian Agung Saputro 2–0
- Candra Wijaya & Tony Gunawan 5–3
- Jung Jae-sung & Lee Yong-dae 5–8
- Ko Sung-hyun & Yoo Yeon-seong 3–2
- Choong Tan Fook & Lee Wan Wah 6–2
- Koo Kien Keat & Tan Boon Heong 4–7
- Howard Bach & Tony Gunawan 2–1
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