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Jonatan Christie (born 15 September 1997),[1] also known by his nickname "Jojo", is an Indonesian badminton player. He is from PB. Tangkas Specs, a badminton club from Jakarta, capital city of Indonesia and plays in men's singles discipline.

Jonatan Christie
2017 Sea Games Badminton - Jonatan Christie .jpg
Christie in 2017
Personal information
Birth nameJonatan Christie
Born (1997-09-15) 15 September 1997 (age 22)
Jakarta, Indonesia
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb)
HandednessRight
CoachHendry Saputra
Men's singles
Career title(s)4
Highest ranking4 (6 August 2019)
Current ranking7 (29 October 2019)
BWF profile

In July 2013, he won his first international senior title at the age of 15 in Indonesia International Challenge, after beating the experienced Alamsyah Yunus who is 11 years older than him in the final by 21–17, 21–10. In 2014 edition of Indonesia International Challenge, he also reached final only to lose to the Korean veteran Lee Hyun-il by 5 sets, 10–11, 11–9, 11–5, 8–11, 3–11.

At the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, he won 21–18, 20–22, 21–15 over Chou Tien-chen and took the badminton men's singles gold medal for Indonesia.[2]

FilmographyEdit

In 2009, he made a supporting cast appearance in badminton-themed film King.[3] The film, directed by Ari Sihasale and dedicated to the legendary Liem Swie King, also featured cameos by many notable badminton players such as King himself, Hariyanto Arbi, Hastomo Arbi, Ellen Angelina, Ivana Lie, Rosiana Tendean, Maria Kristin Yulianti, Fransisca Ratnasari, and in their youth, Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo, Rafiddias Akhdan Nugroho, Cisita Joity Jansen, Uswatun Khasanah, and Intan Dwi Jayanti.

AchievementsEdit

Asian GamesEdit

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2018 Istora Gelora Bung Karno, Jakarta, Indonesia   Chou Tien-chen 21–18, 20–22, 21–15   Gold

Southeast Asian GamesEdit

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2017 Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Khosit Phetpradab 21–19, 21–10   Gold

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

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[4] 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.[5]

Men's singles

Year Tournament Level Opponent Score Result
2019 French Open Super 750   Chen Long 19–21, 12–21   Runner-up
2019 Japan Open Super 750   Kento Momota 16–21, 13–21   Runner-up
2019 Australian Open (1) Super 300   Anthony Sinisuka Ginting 21–17, 13–21, 21–14   Champion
2019 New Zealand Open (1) Super 300   Ng Ka Long 21–12, 21–13   Champion
2018 New Zealand Open Super 300   Lin Dan 14–21, 19–21   Runner-up

BWF Superseries (1 runner-up)Edit

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007, is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries has two levels: Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries features twelve tournaments around the world, which introduced since 2011, with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year end.

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2017 Korea Open   Anthony Sinisuka Ginting 13–21, 21–19, 20–22   Runner-up
     Superseries tournament
     Superseries Premier tournament
     Superseries Finals tournament

BWF Grand Prix (1 runner-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.

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2017 Thailand Open   B. Sai Praneeth 21–17, 18–21, 19–21   Runner-up
     Grand Prix Gold tournament
     Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series (2 titles, 1 runner-up)Edit

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2014 Swiss International   Angus Ng Ka Long 9–11, 9–11, 11–6, 11–9, 11–10   Champion
2014 Indonesia International   Lee Hyun-il 10–11, 11–9, 11–5, 8–11, 3–11   Runner-up
2013 Indonesia International   Alamsyah Yunus 21–17, 21–10   Champion
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

Participation at Indonesian teamEdit

  • 3 times at Sudirman Cup (2015, 2017 & 2019)
  • 2 times at Thomas Cup (2016 & 2018)
  • 2 times at Badminton Asia Team Championships (2016 & 2018)
  • 2 times at SEA Games (2015 & 2017)
  • 1 time at Asian Games (2018)

Performance timelineEdit

Indonesian teamEdit

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

Individual competitionsEdit

  • Junior level
Event 2013 2014
World Junior Championships QF QF
Event 2014
Asia Junior Championships QF
  • Senior level
Event 2015 2017
Southeast Asian Games QF  
Gold
Event 2016 2017 2018 2019
Asia Championships R2 R2 R1
Event 2018
Asian Games   Gold
Event 2018 2019
BWF World Championships R1 QF
Tournament 2018 2019 2020 Best
BWF World Tour
  Malaysia Masters QF R2 QF (2017, 2018)
  Indonesia Masters R1 SF SF (2019)
  German Open QF A QF (2018)
  All England Open R2 R2 R2 (2018, 2019)
  Swiss Open A R2 QF (2015)
  Malaysia Open R2 SF SF (2016, 2019)
  Singapore Open A QF QF (2017, 2019)
  New Zealand Open F W W (2019)
  Australian Open A W W (2019)
  Indonesia Open R1 QF QF (2015, 2016, 2019)
  Japan Open R1 F F (2019)
  China Open R2 R1 R2 (2017, 2018)
  Korea Open SF QF F (2017)
  Denmark Open R2 R2 R2 (2017, 2018, 2019)
  French Open QF F F (2019)
  Fuzhou China Open R2 QF QF (2019)
  Hong Kong Open QF SF SF (2019)
  BWF World Tour Finals NQ Report NQ
Year-end Ranking[6] 11
Tournament 2018 2019 2020 Best
Tournament 2015 2016 2017 Best
BWF Superseries
  All England Open A R1 A R1 (2016)
  Malaysia Open A SF QF SF (2016)
  Singapore Open A R2 QF QF (2017)
  Australian Open A R1 R2 R2 (2017)
  Indonesia Open QF QF R2 QF (2015, 2016)
  Japan Open Q2 A R1 R1 (2017)
  Korea Open R2 A F F (2017)
  Denmark Open A R2 R2 (2017)
  French Open A QF R1 QF (2016)
  China Open A R2 R2 (2017)
  Hong Kong Open Q2 A R1 R1 (2017)
Year-end Ranking 38 22 14
Tournament 2015 2016 2017 Best
Tournament 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Best
BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold
  Malaysia Masters A R2 R2 QF QF (2017)
  Syed Modi International N/A A R3 A R3 (2016)
  Thailand Masters N/A A R2 R2 (2017)
  Swiss Open A QF A QF (2015)
  New Zealand Open A R3 R2 R3 (2016)
  Chinese Taipei Open A R1 R1 A R1 (2014, 2015)
  Vietnam Open R3 A R2 A R3 (2013)
  Thailand Open A N/A R3 A F F (2017)
  Dutch Open A QF A QF (2014)
  Chinese Taipei Masters N/A R3 A N/A R3 (2015)
  Bitburger Open A QF A QF (2016)
  Korea Masters A QF A QF (2015)
  Macau Open A R3 A R3 (2015)
  Indonesian Masters QF R1 QF R2 N/A QF (2013, 2015)
Year-end Ranking 147 94 38 22 14
Tournament 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Best

Record against selected opponentsEdit

Head to head (H2H) against World Superseries finalists, World Championships semifinalists, and Olympic quarterfinalists.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jonatan Christie Biografi". Badminton Association of Indonesia. Archived from the original on 23 October 2013. Retrieved 28 September 2013.
  2. ^ "Magic moment: Christie wins gold that matters most to Games hosts". The Standard/Section News/Sports. 29 August 2018. Retrieved 5 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 16 June 2014. Retrieved 8 February 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  5. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.
  6. ^ "BWF World Rankings". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 4 February 2016.
  7. ^ "Jonatan Christie's Profile – Head To Head". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 26 November 2015.

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