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Ihsan Maulana Mustofa (born 18 November 1995) is an Indonesian badminton player who plays in singles event.[1] He is from PB. Djarum, a badminton club in Kudus, Central Java and has joined the club since 2010.[2] He was a boys' singles bronze medalist of the 2013 World Junior Championships that was held in Bangkok, Thailand.[3]

Ihsan Maulana Mustofa
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Personal information
Birth nameIhsan Maulana Mustofa
Country Indonesia
Born (1995-11-18) November 18, 1995 (age 23)
Tasikmalaya, West Java, Indonesia
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight62 kg (137 lb)
HandednessRight
CoachHendry Saputra
Men's singles
Highest ranking17 (15 September 2016)
Current ranking54 (10 September 2019)
BWF profile

CareerEdit

  • 2012

Ihsan was the national junior champion in 2012.

  • 2013

Ihsan was qualified to participate at the 2013 Badminton Asia Championships but his participation just got to the first round after being defeated by Park Sung-min with a rubber games 21–17, 20–22, 10–21. He also played in some international challenge tournaments and BWF Grand Prix such as Vietnam Open Grand Prix (GP) and Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold (GPG). He reached the second round in both BWF Grand Prix tournaments. In the second round, he was stopped by fellow Indonesian shuttlers. He was upset by Jonatan Christie at the 2013 Vietnam Open GP with a rubber games and by his senior Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka at the 2013 Indonesian Masters GPG with a straight games. In November 2013, he brought home a bronze medal during the 2013 BWF World Junior Championships in Bangkok, Thailand after being defeated by South Korean shuttler Heo Kwang-hee with a rubber games 18–21, 21–13, 16–21 in the semifinals.

  • 2014

Ihsan was selected to join the national team as the youngest player in the Thomas Cup squad; after the Indonesian Badminton Association, PBSI, quarantined 33 Thomas and Uber Cups candidates at the Djarum Badminton Club in Kudus, Central Java, for a simulation last March 2014. Ihsan defeated Sony Dwi Kuncoro, the 2004 Athens Olympics bronze medalist and the former world number four, with a stunning 21–19, 21–18 performance, catching the coaching staffs’ attention. He, in 18-year-old, was dubbed ‘the next big thing’ by a top badminton official, is part of the Indonesian team that left for New Delhi for the Thomas Cup 2014.[4] He also participated in some international challenge and BWF Grand Prix tournaments. He played at the 2014 German Open GPG and the 2014 Chinese Taipei Open GPG. His best performance in the international individual competitions was when he became the runner-up of the 2014 Dutch Open GP, beaten by Ajay Jayaram of India with 11–10, 6–11, 7–11, 11–1, 9–11 in the final.

  • 2015

Ihsan was part of the Indonesian team that left for Dongguan, China for the Sudirman Cup 2015, which the Indonesia team won the bronze medal at that world mixed team tournament. At the 28th Southeast Asian Games 2015 in Singapore, Ihsan helped the Indonesian men's team beating Thailand 3–2 to bring home a gold medal in the final game after he defeated Suppanyu Avihingsanon from Thailand with 20–22, 21–16, 21–9.

  • 2017

Ihsan participated in both team and individual event at 29th Southeast Asian Games 2017. Ihsan helped the Indonesian men's team retaining the gold medal, beating the Malaysian Lee Zi Jia 21-11, 21-11. He also grabbed the bronze medal in individual event, beaten by Thailand's Khosit Phetpradab in straight game 10-21, 21-23.

AchievementsEdit

Southeast Asian GamesEdit

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2017 Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Khosit Phetpradab 10–21, 21–23   Bronze

BWF World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Boys' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2013 Hua Mark Indoor Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand   Heo Kwang-hee 18–21, 21–13, 16–21   Bronze

BWF World Tour (1 title, 1 runner-up)Edit

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[5] 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.[6]

Men's singles

Year Tournament Level Opponent Score Result
2018 Bangka Belitung Indonesia Masters(1) Super 100   Lin Yu-hsien 21–17, 23–21   Champion
2018 Akita Masters Super 100   Sitthikom Thammasin 10–21, 13–21   Runner-up

BWF Grand Prix (0 titles, 3 runners-up)Edit

The BWF Grand Prix has two level such as BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007.

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2017 Macau Open   Kento Momota 16–21, 10–21   Runner-up
2015 Thailand Open   Lee Hyun-il 17–21, 24–22, 8–21   Runner-up
2014 Dutch Open   Ajay Jayaram 11–10, 6–11, 7–11, 11–1, 9–11   Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

Participation at Indonesian teamEdit

  • 3 times at Thomas Cup (2014, 2016, 2018)
  • 1 times at Sudirman Cup (2015)
  • 2 times at Badminton Asia Team Championships (2016, 2018)
  • 2 times at SEA Games (2015, 2017)

Performance timelineEdit

Indonesian teamEdit

  • Junior level
Team events 2013
Asia Junior Championships   Bronze
World Junior Championships   Silver
  • Senior level
Team events 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Southeast Asian Games N/A   Gold N/A   Gold N/A
Asia Championships N/A   Gold N/A   Gold N/A
Asia Mixed Team Championships N/A A N/A   Bronze
Asian Games QF N/A   Silver N/A
Thomas Cup   Bronze N/A   Silver N/A   Bronze N/A
Sudirman Cup N/A   Bronze N/A GS N/A

Individual competitionsEdit

  • Junior level
Event 2013
World Junior Championships   Bronze
  • Senior level
Event 2017
Southeast Asian Games   Bronze
  • Senior level
Event 2013 2016 2017 2018
Badminton Asia Championships R1 R1 R2 R1
Tournament 2018 2019 Best
BWF World Tour
  Thailand Masters QF R1 QF (2018)
  Malaysia Masters R2 A R3 (2015, 2017)
  Indonesian Masters R1 A QF (2016)
  Lingshui China Masters R3 R3 R3 (2018, 2019)
  Malaysia Open A R1 R1 (2016, 2019)
  Singapore Open QF A QF (2018)
  New Zealand Open A R1 R3 (2016)
  Russian Open A SF SF (2019)
  Thailand Open R1 A F (2015)
  Hyderabad Open A R2 R2 (2019)
  Akita Masters F R2 F (2018)
  Chinese Taipei Open R1 R1 R3 (2015)
  Indonesia Masters Super 100 W Report W (2018)
  Korea Open R1 R2 (2015)
  Hong Kong Open R1 R1 (2015, 2016, 2018)
  Korea Masters QF QF (2018)
Year-end Ranking[7] 39
Tournament 2018 2019 Best
Tournament 2015 2016 2017 Best
BWF Super Series
  Malaysia Open A R1 A R1 (2016)
  Singapore Open A R1 R2 R2 (2017)
  Australian Open A R1 A R1 (2016)
  Indonesia Open A SF A SF (2016)
  Japan Open QF A QF (2015)
  Korea Open R2 A R2 (2015)
  French Open A R1 A R1 (2016)
  Hong Kong Open R1 R1 A R1 (2015, 2016)
Year-end Ranking 31 39 47
Tournament 2015 2016 2017 Best
Tournament 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Best
BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold
  Malaysia Masters A R3 R1 R3 R3 (2015, 2017)
  Thailand Masters N/A A R3 R3 (2017)
  German Open A R1 A R1 (2014)
  Swiss Open A R1 A QF QF (2015)
  New Zealand Open N/A N/A A R3 w/d R3 (2016)
  Chinese Taipei Open A R2 R3 A R3 (2015)
  Vietnam Open A R2 A R1 A R2 R2 (2013, 2017)
  Thailand Open N/A A N/A F R1 w/o F (2015)
  Dutch Open A F A F (2014)
  Chinese Taipei Masters N/A SF A N/A SF (2015)
  Bitburger Open A R3 A R3 (2016)
  Korea Masters A R1 A R3 R3 (2017)
  Macau Open A A SF R1 F F (2017)
  Indonesian Masters R1 R1 R1 R2 A R3 QF N/A QF (2016)
Year-end Ranking 486 513 489 199 128 31 39 47
Tournament 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Best

Record against selected opponentsEdit

Head to head (H2H) against World Superseries finalists, World Championships semifinalists, and Olympic quarterfinalists.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pemain: Ihsan Maulana Mustofa" (in Indonesian). Badminton Association of Indonesia. 30 July 2018. Archived from the original on 23 June 2017. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ "Profil: Ihsan Maulana Mustofa" (in Indonesian). PB Djarum. Retrieved 30 July 2018.
  3. ^ "[World Junior Championships 2013] Lebih Dekat Dengan Ihsan Maulana Mustofa" (in Indonesian). PB Djarum. 4 November 2013. Retrieved 30 July 2018.
  4. ^ "In 18-Year-Old, PBSI Spies 'Next Big Thing'". The Jakarta Globe. Retrieved 13 May 2014.
  5. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  6. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.
  7. ^ "BWF World Rankings". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 4 February 2016.
  8. ^ "Ihsan Maulana Mustofa's Profile – Head To Head". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 26 November 2015.

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