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Muhammad Rijal (born 25 May 1986) is an Indonesian badminton player from PB Djarum club.[1]

Muhammad Rijal
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Personal information
Birth nameMuhammad Rijal
Country Indonesia
Born (1986-05-25) May 25, 1986 (age 33)
Tangerang, Indonesia
Height1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight68 kg (150 lb)
HandednessRight
CoachRichard Mainaky
Mixed doubles
Highest ranking6
BWF profile

Contents

CareerEdit

Rijal captured his first international badminton title in mixed doubles with partner Vita Marissa at the 2008 Japan Super Series, beating fellow Indonesians Nova Widianto/Lilyana Natsir in the final round.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

When he was young, he joined the Djarum Kudus badminton club. His parents' names are Ibrahim Martin (father) and Imas Riyati (mother). His hobby is football. Generally people called him Rizal.[3] His name usually spelled as Rijal instead of Rizal. His family is Sundanese, however because his first club was Djarum, he represented East Java in Indonesia National Sport Game. Now he is engaged in business in the sale of sports equipment and production of the shuttlecock.[4]

Participation at Indonesian TeamEdit

AchievementsEdit

Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2005 Gachibowli Indoor Stadium,
Hyderabad, India
  Endang Nursugianti   Lee Jae-jin
  Lee Hyo-jung
4–15, 8–15   Bronze

Southeast Asian GamesEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Wunna Theikdi Indoor Stadium,
Naypyidaw, Myanmar
  Debby Susanto   Maneepong Jongjit
  Sapsiree Taerattanachai
21–18, 21–19   Gold

World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2004 Minoru Arena,
Richmond, Canada
  Greysia Polii   He Hanbin
  Yu Yang
12–15, 12–15   Silver

BWF Superseries (1 title, 2 runners-up)Edit

The BWF Superseries has two level such as 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.

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Japan Open   Liliyana Natsir   Chan Peng Soon
  Goh Liu Ying
12–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2008 Japan Open   Vita Marissa   Nova Widianto
  Liliyana Natsir
14–21, 21–15, 21–19   Winner
2007 Swiss Open   Greysia Polii   Lee Yong-dae
  Lee Hyo-jung
21–14, 16–21, 18–21   Runner-up
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand Prix (3 titles, 5 runners-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.

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Indonesian Masters   Vita Marissa   Riky Widianto
  Richi Puspita Dili
18–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2014 Vietnam Open   Vita Marissa   Irfan Fadhilah
  Weni Anggraini
21–18, 21–10   Winner
2014 U.S. Open   Vita Marissa   Maneepong Jongjit
  Sapsiree Taerattanachai
21–16, 21–19   Winner
2013 Dutch Open   Debby Susanto   Danny Bawa Chrisnanta
  Vanessa Neo Yu Yan
19–21, 23–25   Runner-up
2012 Macau Open   Debby Susanto   Tontowi Ahmad
  Liliyana Natsir
16–21, 21–14, 16–21   Runner-up
2012 Chinese Taipei Open   Debby Susanto   Lee Chun Hei
  Chau Hoi Wah
21–14, 21–14   Winner
2012 Indonesian Masters   Debby Susanto   Tontowi Ahmad
  Liliyana Natsir
19–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2011 Syed Modi India Open   Debby Susanto   Sudket Prapakamol
  Saralee Thungthongkam
21–16, 18–21, 11–21   Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Indonesia International   Vita Marissa   Ronald Alexander
  Melati Daeva Oktavianti
11–7, 4–11, 6–11, 7–11   Runner-up
2014 Osaka International   Vita Marissa   Choi Sol-gyu
  Chae Yoo-jung
21–18, 17–21, 21–18   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

Performance timelineEdit

Indonesian teamEdit

  • Senior level
Team Events 2011
Southeast Asian Games   Gold

Individual competitionsEdit

  • Junior level
Event 2005
Asia Junior Championships   Bronze
Event 2004
World Junior Championships   Silver
  • Senior level
Event 2011 2013
Southeast Asian Games   Bronze   Gold
Event 2011 2013
BWF World Championships R1 QF
Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Best
BWF Super Series
  Swiss Open F QF A GPG F (2007)
  Japan Open A W A R1 R1 F R2 QF W (2008)
BWF Super Series Finals N/A NQ GS NQ GS (2012)
Tournament 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Best
BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold
  Syed Modi International A F w/d N/A A F (2011)
  Swiss Open SS A R2 QF R2 F (2007)
  U.S. Open A W W (2014)
  Chinese Taipei Open R2 QF W R2 A W (2012)
  Vietnam Open R2 A W W (2014)
  Dutch Open A F R2 F (2013)
  Macau Open A QF F A F (2012)
  Indonesian Masters N/A A R1 F R2 F F (2012, 2014)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Profil: Muhammad Rijal" (in Indonesian). PB Djarum. Retrieved 8 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Indonesia's Sony wins Yonex Open". The Japan Times. Retrieved 8 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Muhammad Rijal" (in Indonesian). Merdeka.com. Retrieved 8 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Ternyata, Muhammad Rijal sedang sibuk menekuni bisnis" (in Indonesian). PB Djarum. Retrieved 8 July 2017.

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