Mohammad Ahsan

Mohammad Ahsan (born 7 September 1987) is an Indonesian professional badminton player who specializes in the men's doubles. He competes for PB. Djarum, a badminton club in Kudus, Central Java and joined the club in 2007. He is currently ranked 2nd in the world with Hendra Setiawan. Ahsan and his former doubles partner Bona Septano were ranked as high as sixth in the BWF World Rankings.[1] He was paired with former Olympic gold medalist Hendra Setiawan. They won their first title in 2013 Malaysia Open Superseries after beating Korean pair Lee Yong-dae and Ko Sung-hyun 21–15, 21–13 in the final. The duo split after the 2016 Korea Open Super Series, ending their four years partnership. Ahsan was then partnered with Berry Angriawan.[2] His partnership with Angriawan was short-lived and he was then paired with Rian Agung Saputro. Ahsan and Saputro's first international title was in 2017 China International.[3] They later won silver at the 2017 BWF World Championships.[4] Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan paired back again in early 2018 and won several competition since then.[5] Their nickname is "The Daddies" because both of them has started family and often shows affection towards their children.

Mohammad Ahsan
Mohammad Ahsan Indonesia Open 2016.jpg
Personal information
Country Indonesia
Born (1987-09-07) 7 September 1987 (age 33)
Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight68 kg (150 lb)
HandednessRight
CoachChristian Hadinata
Herry Iman Pierngadi
Aryono Miranat
Men's doubles
Highest ranking1 (with Hendra Setiawan 21 November 2013)
5 (with Bona Septano 9 August 2012)
13 (with Rian Agung Saputro 23 November 2017)
Current ranking2 (with Hendra Setiawan 17 March 2020)
BWF profile
Ahsan and Setiawan at the 2013 Axiata Cup

CareerEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

Ahsan competed in badminton at the 2012 Summer Olympics in men's doubles with partner Bona Septano and was eliminated in the quarter-final by the Korean pair Jung Jae-sung/Lee Yong-dae.

2012 Summer Olympics – men's doubles
Round Partner Opponent Score Result
GS   Bona Septano   Bodin Isara
  Maneepong Jongjit
11–21, 16–21 Lost
GS   Ko Sung-hyun [4]
  Yoo Yeon-seong
24–22, 21–12 Win
GS   Adam Cwalina
  Michał Łogosz
Walkover Win
QF   Jung Jae-sung [2]
  Lee Yong-dae
12–21, 16–21 Lost

Ahsan competed in badminton at the 2016 Summer Olympics in men's doubles with partner Hendra Setiawan as the second seeded, but the duo were eliminated in the group stage.

2016 Summer Olympics – men's doubles
Round Partner Opponent Score Result
GS   Hendra Setiawan   Manu Attri
  B. Sumeeth Reddy
21–18, 21–13 Win
GS   Hiroyuki Endo
  Kenichi Hayakawa
17–21, 21–16, 14–21 Lost
GS   Chai Biao
  Hong Wei
15–21, 17–21 Lost

AchievementsEdit

BWF World ChampionshipsEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 St. Jakobshalle, Basel, Switzerland   Hendra Setiawan   Takuro Hoki
  Yugo Kobayashi
25–23, 9–21, 21–15   Gold
2017 Emirates Arena, Glasgow, Scotland   Rian Agung Saputro   Liu Cheng
  Zhang Nan
10–21, 17–21   Silver
2015 Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia   Hendra Setiawan   Liu Xiaolong
  Qiu Zihan
21–17, 21–14   Gold
2013 Tianhe Sports Center, Guangzhou, China   Hendra Setiawan   Mathias Boe
  Carsten Mogensen
21–13, 23–21   Gold
2011 Wembley Arena, London, England   Bona Septano   Ko Sung-hyun
  Yoo Yeon-seong
19–21, 17–21   Bronze

Asian GamesEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Gyeyang Gymnasium, Incheon, South Korea   Hendra Setiawan   Lee Yong-dae
  Yoo Yeon-seong
21–16, 17–21, 21–15   Gold
2010 Tianhe Gymnasium, Guangzhou, China   Alvent Yulianto   Koo Kien Keat
  Tan Boon Heong
19–21, 16–21   Bronze

Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium, Wuhan, China   Hendra Setiawan   Lee Yong-dae
  Yoo Yeon-seong
21–18, 22–24, 19–21   Silver

Southeast Asian GamesEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia   Bona Septano   Markis Kido
  Hendra Setiawan
25–23, 21–10   Gold
2009 Gym Hall 1, National Sports Complex, Vientiane, Laos   Bona Septano   Koo Kien Keat
  Tan Boon Heong
16–21, 10–21   Bronze

World University ChampionshipsEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2008 University of Minho, Braga, Portugal   Bona Septano   Han Ki-hoon
  Han Tae-il
21–12, 21–12   Gold

Asian Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2005 Tennis Indoor Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia   Viki Indra Okvana   Cho Gun-woo
  Lee Yong-dae
8–15, 2–15   Bronze

BWF World Tour (4 titles, 8 runners-up)Edit

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[6] 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.[7]

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2020 Indonesia Masters Super 500   Hendra Setiawan   Marcus Fernaldi Gideon
  Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
15–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2019 BWF World Tour Finals (1) World Tour Finals   Hendra Setiawan   Hiroyuki Endo
  Yuta Watanabe
24–22, 21–19   Champion
2019 Hong Kong Open Super 500   Hendra Setiawan   Choi Sol-gyu
  Seo Seung-jae
21–13, 12–21, 13–21   Runner-up
2019 Denmark Open Super 750   Hendra Setiawan   Marcus Fernaldi Gideon
  Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
14–21, 13–21   Runner-up
2019 China Open Super 1000   Hendra Setiawan   Marcus Fernaldi Gideon
  Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
18–21, 21–17, 15–21   Runner-up
2019 Japan Open Super 750   Hendra Setiawan   Marcus Fernaldi Gideon
  Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
18–21, 21–23   Runner-up
2019 Indonesia Open Super 1000   Hendra Setiawan   Marcus Fernaldi Gideon
  Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
19–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2019 New Zealand Open (1) Super 300   Hendra Setiawan   Hiroyuki Endo
  Yuta Watanabe
20–22, 21–15, 21–17   Champion
2019 Singapore Open Super 500   Hendra Setiawan   Takeshi Kamura
  Keigo Sonoda
13–21, 21–19, 17–21   Runner-up
2019 All England Open (2) Super 1000   Hendra Setiawan   Aaron Chia
  Soh Wooi Yik
11–21, 21–14, 21–12   Champion
2019 Indonesia Masters Super 500   Hendra Setiawan   Marcus Fernaldi Gideon
  Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
17–21, 11–21   Runner-up
2018 Singapore Open (2) Super 500   Hendra Setiawan   Ou Xuanyi
  Ren Xiangyu
21–13, 21–19   Champion

BWF Superseries (9 titles, 5 runners-up)Edit

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007,[8] 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,[9] with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year end.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 BWF Superseries Finals (2)   Hendra Setiawan   Chai Biao
  Hong Wei
13–21, 21–14, 21–14   Champion
2015 Malaysia Open (2)   Hendra Setiawan   Lee Yong-dae
  Yoo Yeon-seong
14–21, 21–15, 23–21   Champion
2014 Hong Kong Open (1)   Hendra Setiawan   Liu Xiaolong
  Qiu Zihan
21–16, 16–21, 21–17   Champion
2014 Indonesia Open   Hendra Setiawan   Lee Yong-dae
  Yoo Yeon-seong
15–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2014 Japan Open   Hendra Setiawan   Lee Yong-dae
  Yoo Yeon-seong
12–21, 24–26   Runner-up
2014 All England Open (1)   Hendra Setiawan   Hiroyuki Endo
  Kenichi Hayakawa
21–19, 21–19   Champion
2013 BWF Superseries Finals (1)   Hendra Setiawan   Kim Gi-jung
  Kim Sa-rang
21–14, 21–16   Champion
2013 Denmark Open   Hendra Setiawan   Lee Yong-dae
  Yoo Yeon-seong
19–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2013 Japan Open (1)   Hendra Setiawan   Chai Biao
  Hong Wei
22–20, 21–16   Champion
2013 Singapore Open (1)   Hendra Setiawan   Lee Yong-dae
  Ko Sung-hyun
21–15, 21–18   Champion
2013 Indonesia Open (1)   Hendra Setiawan   Lee Yong-dae
  Ko Sung-hyun
21–14, 21–18   Champion
2013 Malaysia Open (1)   Hendra Setiawan   Lee Yong-dae
  Ko Sung-hyun
21–15, 21–13   Champion
2011 Japan Open   Bona Septano   Cai Yun
  Fu Haifeng
13–21, 21–23   Runner-up
2008 Japan Open   Bona Septano   Lars Paaske
  Jonas Rasmussen
21–17, 15–21, 21–13   Runner-up
  BWF Superseries Finals tournament
  BWF Superseries Premier tournament
  BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand Prix (6 titles, 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.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Thailand Masters (1)   Hendra Setiawan   Kim Gi-jung
  Kim Sa-rang
12–21, 21–15, 21–12   Champion
2013 Australian Open   Hendra Setiawan   Angga Pratama
  Rian Agung Saputra
20–22, 19–21   Runner-up
2011 Indonesia Masters (2)   Bona Septano   Hiroyuki Endo
  Kenichi Hayakawa
21–13, 21–14   Champion
2010 Syed Modi International (1)   Bona Septano   Gan Teik Chai
  Tan Bin Shen
19–21, 21–15, 21–14   Champion
2010 Vietnam Open (1)   Bona Septano   M Fairuzizuan M Tazari
  Ong Soon Hock
21–18, 13–21, 21–17   Champion
2010 Indonesia Masters (1)   Bona Septano   Rian Sukmawan
  Yonathan Suryatama
21–16, 18–17 retired   Champion
2009 Philippine Open (1)   Bona Septano   Alvent Yulianto
  Hendra Aprida Gunawan
10–21, 21–14, 21–17   Champion
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series (3 titles, 2 runners-up)Edit

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Malaysia International   Hendra Setiawan   Aaron Chia
  Soh Wooi Yik
21–17, 17–21, 21–19   Champion
2017 China International   Rian Agung Saputro   Trawut Potieng
  Nanthakarn Yordphaisong
8–11, 11–7, 11–4, 11–7   Champion
2007 Cheers Asian Satellite   Bona Septano   Khoo Chung Chiat
  Chang Hun Pin
21–19, 10–21, 21–23   Runner-up
2007 Vietnam International   Bona Septano   Cho Gun-woo
  Yoo Yeon-seong
21–15, 21–19   Winner
2007 Smiling Fish International   Bona Septano   Alroy Tanama Putra
  Hui Wai Ho
18–21, 18–21   Runner-up
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament

Performance timelineEdit

National teamEdit

  • Junior level
Team event 2005
Asian Junior Championships   Bronze
  • Senior level
Team events 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Southeast Asian Games A   Gold N/A   Gold N/A A N/A A N/A A N/A
Asia Team Championships N/A   Gold N/A   Gold N/A   Gold
Asian Games N/A   Bronze N/A QF N/A   Silver N/A
Universiade   Bronze N/A A N/A A N/A A N/A A N/A
Thomas Cup N/A   Silver N/A QF N/A   Bronze N/A   Silver N/A   Bronze N/A
Sudirman Cup A   Bronze N/A   Bronze N/A QF N/A   Bronze N/A GS N/A   Bronze N/A

Individual competitionsEdit

  • Junior level
Event 2005
Asian Junior Championships   Bronze
  • Senior level
Events 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Southeast Asian Games   Bronze N/A   Gold N/A A N/A A N/A A N/A A
Asian Championships A R1 A   Silver R2 R2 R2 R2
Asian Games N/A   Bronze N/A   Gold N/A A N/A
World Championships R2 A   Bronze N/A   Gold w/d   Gold N/A   Silver A   Gold
Olympic Games N/A QF N/A GS N/A
Tournament 2018 2019 2020 Best
BWF World Tour
  Malaysia Masters A R2 SF SF (2020)
  Indonesia Masters R1 F F W (2010, 2011)
  German Open SF A N/A SF (2018)
  All England Open R2 W QF W (2014, 2019)
  Swiss Open A QF N/A QF (2011, 2019)
  Singapore Open W F N/A W (2013, 2018)
  Australian Open A QF N/A F (2013)
  Korea Open A w/d N/A QF (2009, 2015, 2016)
  China Open R2 F N/A F (2019)
  Japan Open R2 F N/A W (2013)
  Denmark Open SF F A F (2013, 2019)
  French Open R2 R2 N/A SF (2015)
  New Zealand Open A W N/A W (2019)
  Fuzhou China Open SF QF N/A SF (2018)
  Hong Kong Open SF F N/A W (2014)
  Indonesia Open R1 F N/A W (2013)
  Malaysia Open R2 QF N/A W (2013, 2015)
  Thailand Open A R1 N/A R2 (2007, 2008)
  India Open SF A N/A SF (2018)
  BWF World Tour Finals GS W W (2013, 2015, 2019)
Year-end Ranking[10] 9 2 1
Tournament 2018 2019 2020 Best
Tournament 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Best
BWF Super Series
  All England Open A Q1 QF R1 QF QF SF W R2 R2 R2 W (2014)
  Swiss Open A R1 A GPG QF (2011)
  India Open N/A GPG R2 R2 A R2 (2011, 2012)
  Malaysia Open A Q1 R1 A SF R2 W R2 W QF R2 W (2013, 2015)
  Singapore Open A R2 A R2 R2 SF W QF SF QF R1 W (2013)
  Australian Open IS GPG w/d R1 R2 A F (2013)
  Indonesia Open R2 Q1 QF R1 QF SF R1 W F SF R2 R1 W (2013)
  Japan Open A F R2 SF F A W F QF SF A W (2013)
  Korea Open A QF A R1 R1 R1 A QF QF A QF (2009, 2015, 2016)
  China Masters A QF A R2 QF A GPG QF (2008, 2011)
  Denmark Open A w/d R2 A R1 SF F QF R2 R1 R1 F (2013)
  French Open A R2 QF A QF R2 w/d A SF QF R2 SF (2015)
  China Open A R2 A R1 A R1 R1 R2 R1 SF SF (2017)
  Hong Kong Open A R1 R1 QF A QF SF W SF SF QF W (2014)
BWF Super Series Finals N/A NQ GS NQ W ret W NQ W (2013, 2015)
Year-end Ranking 14 13 7 19 1 4 2 11 15 1
Tournament 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Best
Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Best
BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold
  India Open N/A R1 A SS R1 (2008)
  Malaysia Masters N/A A QF A R2 QF (2011)
  Syed Modi International N/A A W A N/A A W (2010)
  New Zealand Open QF A N/A A N/A A QF (2007)
  Thailand Open R2 R2 A N/A A N/A A R2 (2007, 2008)
  Philippines Open A N/A W N/A W (2009)
  Thailand Masters N/A W A W (2016)
  German Open R1 R1 A R2 A R2 (2012)
  Swiss Open SS QF w/d R2 A w/d A QF (2011)
  Australian Open IS A w/d F SS F (2013)
  Chinese Taipei Open R1 QF A SF A SF (2015)
  Macau Open R1 A QF A QF (2011)
  Indonesia Masters N/A W W w/d QF A QF w/d N/A W (2010, 2011)
  Vietnam Open QF A W A w/d W (2010)
  Russian Open R1 A R1 (2007)

Record against selected opponentsEdit

Men's doubles results against World Superseries finalists, World Superseries Finals semifinalists, World Championships semifinalists, and Olympic quarterfinalists paired with:[11]

Rian Agung Saputro
Bona Septano
Hendra Setiawan

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ -, BadmintonPlanet.com. "Goodbye brother! Mohammad Ahsan/Hendra Setiawan are splitting up". BadmintonPlanet.com. BadmintonPlanet.com. Retrieved 30 August 2017.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  3. ^ Akhsan, Oka. "Ahsan / Rian Raih Gelar Pertama Setelah Juarai China IC 2017". Bola. Bola. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  4. ^ Alleyne, Gayle. "'Four' Sure! – Doubles Finals: TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017". BWF World Championships. BWF. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  5. ^ -, indosport.com. "3 Alasan Hendra/Ahsan Kembali Menjadi Pasangan Menakutkan Di Dunia". indosport.com. indosport.com. Retrieved 23 July 2019.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  6. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  7. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.
  8. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 15 December 2006.
  9. ^ "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". Badmintonstore.com. Retrieved 29 September 2013.
  10. ^ "BWF World Rankings". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 4 February 2016.
  11. ^ "Mohammad Ahsan's Profile – Head To Head". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 10 December 2015.

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