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Marcus Fernaldi Gideon (born 9 March 1991) is an Indonesian badminton player. He is from PB Jaya Raya, a badminton club in South Tangerang, Banten and has joined the club since June 2018.[4] He won the 2017 All England Open Superseries Premier with his current partner Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo.[5] He and Sukamuljo were recognised as the most outstanding players, and awarded as the BWF Best Male Players of the Year for two years in a row after collected seven Superseries titles in 2017 and nine World Tour titles in 2018.[6][7]

Marcus Fernaldi Gideon
Marcus Fernaldi Gideon won the 2017 All England Open.jpg
Gideon won the 2017 All England Open
Personal information
Birth nameMarcus Fernaldi Gideon
Born (1991-03-09) 9 March 1991 (age 28)
Jakarta, Indonesia
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
HandednessRight
CoachHerry Iman Pierngadi
Aryono Miranat
Men's doubles
Career record288 wins, 98 losses[1]
Career title(s)27
Highest ranking1 (with Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo) (16 March 2017 [2])
Current ranking1 (with Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo) (16 July 2019 [3])
BWF profile
Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo defending the title at the 2018 All England Open badminton championship – the oldest tournament in Badminton – in Birmingham, England

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CareerEdit

Gideon started his career in badminton at the Tangkas Jakarta club since he was 9 years old. At the age of 13, he began practicing professionally, and at the same time, he received a scholarship in Singapore. Four months later in Singapore, he returned to Indonesia because of illness, and decided not to continue his education abroad. he was again trained by his father, as a singles and doubles player.[8] Gideon won his first international title in the men's singles discipline at the Victorian International a Future Series event.[9]

Gideon was selected to join the national training centre in Cipayung, in the men's doubles team in 2010. Partnered with Agripina Prima Rahmanto, he won the 2011 Singapore and 2012 Iran International tournaments,[10] and also finished as the runners-up in 2012 Vietnam and Osaka International. Feeling disappointed with the PBSI decision in the sending players to the international tournaments, Gideon decided to leave the national training centre in 2013.[8][10]

Gideon then returned to the court as a professional player paired with the Beijing 2008 gold medalists, Markis Kido. The duo reaching to the semifinals at the 2013 Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold losing to the national player Ronald Alexander and Selvanus Geh in straight games.[11] He captured his first Superseries title at the 2013 French Open with Kido, played from the qualification stage, and beat the seeded pairs in their journey to topped the men's doubles podium.[12] Gideon and Kido, reached in to the semifinals at the 2014 All England Open, and then won their second title at the 2014 Indonesia Masters defeat another Indonesian players Selvanus Geh and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo in the final with the rubber games.[8][13]

Seeing his achievements with Markis Kido, Gideon invited by PBSI to rejoin the national team.[10] In early 2015, he is paired with Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo, ended the years by occupying the top 20 BWF World Ranking, grabbed one title at the Chinese Taipei Masters.[14] He also participated at the Southeast Asian Games, clinched the gold medal in the men's team event and a silver medal in the men's doubles event.[15] Gideon and Sukamuljo started their 2016 tour by winning the Malaysia Masters,[16] their performance continues to increase and won the Superseries title in India and Australia, after that the Superseries Premier title in China.[17] At the end of 2016, he and Sukamujo reach to the top 10 world ranking, and qualified to compete at the BWF Superseries Finals held in Dubai. The duo failed to advance to the knocked out stage after stand in the third position in group stage won a match against their compatriot Angga Pratama / Ricky Karanda Suwardi, and lost two matches to Danish and Japanese pairs.[18]

Personal lifeEdit

Gideon is the son of former national badminton player, Kurniahu.[19] He married a general practitioner, Agnes Amelinda Mulyadi on 14 April 2018.[20] His first son Marcus Fernaldi Gideon Jr. was born on 29 January 2019.[21]

AwardsEdit

  • BWF Best Male Players of the Year (with Sukamuljo): 2017,[6] 2018[7]
  • Indonesian Sport Awards (with Sukamuljo):
    • Favorite Male Duo: 2018[22]
    • Athlete of the Year: 2018[23]

AchievementsEdit

Asian GamesEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Istora Gelora Bung Karno,
Jakarta, Indonesia
  Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo   Fajar Alfian
  Muhammad Rian Ardianto
13–21, 21–18, 24–22   Gold

Asia ChampionshipsEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium,
Wuhan, China
  Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo   Hiroyuki Endo
  Yuta Watanabe
18–21, 3–21   Silver

Southeast Asian GamesEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore   Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo   Angga Pratama
  Ricky Karanda Suwardi
12–21, 22–24   Silver

BWF World Tour (10 titles, 1 runner-up)Edit

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[24] 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.[25]

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Indonesia Open Super 1000   Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo   Mohammad Ahsan
  Hendra Setiawan
0–0, 0–0
2019 Indonesia Masters (3) Super 500   Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo   Mohammad Ahsan
  Hendra Setiawan
21–17, 21–11   Champion
2019 Malaysia Masters (2) Super 500   Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo   Ong Yew Sin
  Teo Ee Yi
21–15, 21–16   Champion
2018 Hong Kong Open (2) Super 500   Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo   Takeshi Kamura
  Keigo Sonoda
21–13, 21–12   Champion
2018 Fuzhou China Open (1) Super 750   Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo   He Jiting
  Tan Qiang
25–27, 21–17, 21–15   Champion
2018 French Open Super 750   Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo   Han Chengkai
  Zhou Haodong
21–23, 21–8, 17–21   Runner-up
2018 Denmark Open (1) Super 750   Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo   Takeshi Kamura
  Keigo Sonoda
21–15, 21–16   Champion
2018 Japan Open (2) Super 750   Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo   Li Junhui
  Liu Yuchen
21–11, 21–13   Champion
2018 Indonesia Open (1) Super 1000   Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo   Takuto Inoue
  Yuki Kaneko
21–13, 21–16   Champion
2018 All England Open (2) Super 1000   Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo   Mathias Boe
  Carsten Mogensen
21–18, 21–17   Champion
2018 India Open (3) Super 500   Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo   Kim Astrup
  Anders Skaarup Rasmussen
21–14, 21–16   Champion
2018 Indonesia Masters (2) Super 500   Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo   Li Junhui
  Liu Yuchen
11–21, 21–10, 21–16   Champion

BWF Superseries (11 titles, 2 runners-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 BWF Superseries Finals held at the year end.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 World Superseries Finals (1)   Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo   Liu Cheng
  Zhang Nan
21–16, 21–15   Champion
2017 Hong Kong Open (1)   Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo   Mads Conrad-Petersen
  Mads Pieler Kolding
21–12, 21–18   Champion
2017 China Open (2)   Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo   Mathias Boe
  Carsten Mogensen
21–19, 21–11   Champion
2017 Denmark Open   Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo   Liu Cheng
  Zhang Nan
16–21, 24–22, 19–21   Runner-up
2017 Japan Open (1)   Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo   Takuto Inoue
  Yuki Kaneko
21–12, 21–15   Champion
2017 Korea Open   Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo   Mathias Boe
  Carsten Mogensen
19–21, 21–19, 15–21   Runner-up
2017 Malaysia Open (1)   Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo   Fu Haifeng
  Zheng Siwei
21–14, 14–21, 21–12   Champion
2017 India Open (2)   Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo   Angga Pratama
  Ricky Karanda Suwardi
21–11, 21–15   Champion
2017 All England Open (1)   Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo   Li Junhui
  Liu Yuchen
21–19, 21–14   Champion
2016 China Open (1)   Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo   Mathias Boe
  Carsten Mogensen
21–18, 22–20   Champion
2016 Australian Open (1)   Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo   Angga Pratama
  Ricky Karanda Suwardi
21–14, 21–15   Champion
2016 India Open (1)   Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo   Angga Pratama
  Ricky Karanda Suwardi
21–17, 21–13   Champion
2013 French Open (1)   Markis Kido   Koo Kien Keat
  Tan Boon Heong
21–16, 21–18   Champion
     BWF World Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand Prix (3 titles, 1 runner-up)Edit

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

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Malaysia Masters (1)   Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo   Koo Kien Keat
  Tan Boon Heong
18–21, 21–13, 21–18   Champion
2015 Chinese Taipei Masters (1)   Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo   Hoon Thien How
  Lim Khim Wah
21–12, 21–8   Champion
2015 Chinese Taipei Open   Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo   Fu Haifeng
  Zhang Nan
13–21, 8–21   Runner-up
2014 Indonesia Masters (1)   Markis Kido   Selvanus Geh
  Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
21–17, 20–22, 21–14   Champion
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series (3 titles, 3 runners-up)Edit

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2009 Victorian International   Joe Wu 17–21, 21–8, 21–15   Champion

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Osaka International   Agripina Prima Rahmanto   Takeshi Kamura
  Keigo Sonoda
17–21, 23–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2012 Vietnam International   Agripina Prima Rahmanto   Ricky Karanda Suwardi
  Muhammad Ulinnuha
12–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2012 Iran Fajr International   Agripina Prima Rahmanto   Tarun Kona
  Arun Vishnu
21–18, 21–18   Champion
2011 Singapore International   Agripina Prima Rahmanto   Lukhi Apri Nugroho
  Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
21–17, 21–9   Champion

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Turkey International   Gabriela Stoeva   Jones Rafli Jansen
  Cisita Joity Jansen
21–17, 17–21, 12–21   Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

Performance timelineEdit

Indonesian teamEdit

  • 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
Badminton Asia Championships N/A A N/A   Gold N/A
Thomas Cup N/A   Silver N/A   Bronze N/A
Sudirman Cup   Bronze N/A GS N/A   Bronze

Individual competitionsEdit

  • Senior level
Event 2015
Southeast Asian Games   Silver
Event 2016 2019
Asian Badminton Championships QF   Silver
Event 2018
Asian Games   Gold
Event 2014 2015 2017 2018 2019
BWF World Championships R3 (MD)
R1 (XD)
A QF QF Report
Tournament 2018 2019 Best
BWF World Tour
  Malaysia Masters A W W (2016, 2019)
  Indonesian Masters W W W (2014, 2018, 2019)
  All England Open W R1 W (2017, 2018)
  India Open W A W (2016, 2017, 2018)
  Malaysia Open QF QF W (2017)
  Singapore Open A SF SF (2017, 2019)
  Indonesia Open W Report W (2018)
  Japan Open W Report W (2017, 2018)
  Thailand Open A Report SF (2015)
  China Open SF W (2016, 2017)
  Denmark Open W W (2018)
  French Open F W (2013)
  China Masters W W (2018)
  Hong Kong Open W W (2017, 2018)
  BWF World Tour Finals ret W (2017)
Tournament 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Best
BWF Superseries
  All England Open A SF QF R1 W W (2017)
  India Open A R1 A W W W (2016, 2017)
  Malaysia Open A QF R1 R2 W W (2017)
  Singapore Open A R1 R2 QF SF SF (2017)
  Australian Open GPG R2 A W w/o W (2016)
  Indonesia Open R2 QF R2 R2 R1 QF (2014)
  China Masters QF GPG QF (2013)
  Japan Open R1 A R1 A W W (2017)
  Korea Open A R1 A F F (2017)
  Denmark Open R2 QF A QF F F (2017)
  French Open W QF A R2 w/o W (2013)
  China Open R2 A W W W (2016, 2017)
  Hong Kong Open QF R2 QF R1 W W (2017)
BWF Superseries Finals NQ GS W W (2017)
Tournament 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Best
BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold
  Malaysia Masters R2 QF SF A W A W (2016)
  Syed Modi International SF N/A A R2 A SF (2012)
  Thailand Masters N/A R2 A R2 (2016)
  Swiss Open A QF SF A A SF (2015)
  China Masters SS A R1 A QF (2013)
  Thailand Open R1 A N/A SF A SF (2015)
  Chinese Taipei Open R1 A R1 F A F (2015)
  Australian Open A R1 SS R1 (2013)
  New Zealand Open N/A R2 A SF A SF (2016)
  Vietnam Open QF A SF A SF (2015)
  Macau Open QF A R2 A QF (2012)
  Korea Masters A R2 A R2 (2015)
  Indonesian Masters QF SF W QF A N/A W (2014)
  Chinese Taipei Masters N/A W A N/A W (2015)

Record against selected opponentsEdit

Men's doubles results against World Tour Level 2–4 finalist, World Tour Finals semifinalists, World Superseries finalists, World Superseries Finals semifinalists, World Championships semifinalists, and Olympic quarterfinalists paired with[26]:

Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo Edit

Markis KidoEdit

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