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Maria Febe Kusumastuti (born Boyolali, Central Java; 30 September 1989) is a badminton player from Indonesia.

Maria Febe Kusumastuti
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Personal information
Birth nameMaria Febe Kusumastuti
Country Indonesia
Born (1989-09-30) September 30, 1989 (age 30)
Boyolali, Central Java
Height1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight49 kg (108 lb)
HandednessRight
Women's singles
Highest ranking18 (18 March 2010[1])
Current ranking21 (18 February 2016[2])
BWF profile

CareerEdit

In 2008, she won women's singles at the Bitburger Open. The next year, she won women's singles at the Australia Open after beating the 1st seeded Yip Pui Yin with a straight set, 21-18, 21-19.

Febe played on the 2010 Uber Cup teams for Indonesia which finished at the semifinals after being defeated by China 0-3. She lost to Wang Yihan at the first match.

In the 2009 Indonesia Open Superseries, she made a surprise by beating the 5th-seeded Pi Hongyan of France, 24-22, 6-21, 21-15 in the first round, but then lost to Wang Lin at the quarterfinals.

She played in 2010 All England Open Superseries and beat Wang Shixian of China, 21-13, 15-21, 21-16, in the first round. Unfortunately, she lost to Jiang Yanjiao of China in straight sets. In 2010 she reached the semifinals at Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold but was beaten by Ratchanok Intanon in three sets 17-21, 21-16, 17-21; Intanon later became the world champion in 2013.

Personal lifeEdit

Kusumastuti married a former national badminton player from PB Djarum Andrei Adistia on 27 October 2017.[3]

AchievementsEdit

Outcome Year Tournament Opponent in final Score
Runner-Up 2014 Bulgarian International Challenge   Beatriz Corrales 25–23, 15–21, 12–21
Runner-Up 2009 New Zealand Open   Sayaka Sato 10–21, 16–21
Winner 2009 Australian Open   Yip Pui Yin 21–18, 21–19
Winner 2008 Bitburger Open   Aditi Mutatkar 22–24, 21–8, 23–21
Winner 2006 Brazil International   Maria Elfira Christina 21–15, 21–18

Performance timelineEdit

Indonesian teamEdit

  • Junior level
Team Events 2007
Asia Junior Championships   Bronze
  • Senior level
Team Events 2011
Southeast Asian Games   Silver
Team Events 2010
Asian Games   Bronze
Team Events 2010
Uber Cup   Bronze

Individual competitionsEdit

  • Senior level
Event 2010 2011 2013 2014 2015
BWF World Championships R2 A A A R2
Tournament 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Best
BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold
  Australian Open W A R1 A SS W (2009)
  New Zealand Open F N/A N/A A QF F (2009)
  Bitburger Open W A QF W (2008)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "BWF World Rankings: Ranking week: 3/18/2010". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  2. ^ "BWF World Rankings". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  3. ^ Diah, Femi (26 October 2017). "Sempat Putus, Andrei Adistia dan Maria Febe Menikah Besok". DetikCom. Retrieved 15 April 2018.

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