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Nitya Krishinda Maheswari Korwa (born 16 December 1988) is a former Indonesian badminton player who plays in the women's doubles event. She is currently the Indonesia national team women's doubles assistant coach.

Nitya Krishinda Maheswari
Yonex IFB 2013 - Eightfinal - Ma Jin - Zhong Qianxin — Nitya Krishinda Maheswari - Greysia Polii 02 (cropped).jpg
Nitya Krishinda Maheswari at the 2013 French Open Superseries
Personal information
Birth nameNitya Krishinda Maheswari Korwa
Country Indonesia
Born (1988-12-16) 16 December 1988 (age 30)
Blitar, East Java, Indonesia
Height168 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Retired2018
HandednessRight
Women's doubles
Highest ranking2 with Greysia Polii (10 March 2016)
BWF profile

CareerEdit

Maheswari participated at the 2009 Badminton World Championships, where she reached rank 9 in the women's doubles together with Greysia Polii. In 2011, she won the gold medal at the Southeast Asian Games with Anneke Feinya Agustin.[1] She also won the women's doubles gold medal at the 2014 Asian Games with Polii.[2]

She won her first Superseries title paired with Greysia Polii at 2015 Korea Open.[3]

In 2016, she and her partner Greysia Polii were qualified for the BWF Super Series Masters Finals. However, they withdrew from the tournament due to Maheswari's scheduled knee surgery, and their position was replaced by Vivian Hoo and Woon Khe Wei.[4]

Personal lifeEdit

Maheswari was born to a Papuan father and a Javanese mother. Her father Panus Korwa is a former national footballer who has notably played for Arema Indonesia. Her cousin Lisa Rumbewas was a famous lifter and 2 times Olympic silver medalist. Her uncle Levi, Lisa's father, was a bodybuilder.[5]

AchievementsEdit

BWF World ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Istora Senayan,
Jakarta, Indonesia
  Greysia Polii   Tian Qing
  Zhao Yunlei
8–21, 16–21   Bronze

Asian GamesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Gyeyang Gymnasium,
Incheon, South Korea
  Greysia Polii   Misaki Matsutomo
  Ayaka Takahashi
21–15, 21–9   Gold (1)

Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium,
Wuhan, China
  Greysia Polii   Naoko Fukuman
  Kurumi Yonao
21–13, 19–21, 22–24   Bronze

Southeast Asian GamesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Wunna Theikdi Indoor Stadium,
Naypyidaw, Myanmar
  Greysia Polii   Woon Khe Wei
  Vivian Hoo Kah Mun
17–21, 21–18, 17–21   Silver
2011 Istora Senayan,
Jakarta, Indonesia
  Anneke Feinya Agustin   Nadya Melati
  Vita Marissa
21–19, 21–17   Gold (1)

World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2006 Samsan World Gymnasium,
Incheon, South Korea
  Pia Zebadiah   Ma Jin
  Wang Xiaoli
14–21, 17–21   Bronze

Asian Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2005 Tennis Indoor Senayan,
Jakarta, Indonesia
  Greysia Polii   Cheng Shu
  Liao Jingmei
15–7, 15–17, 13–15   Bronze

BWF Superseries (2 titles, 3 runners-up)Edit

The BWF Superseries, launched on December 14, 2006 and implemented in 2007,[6] is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). 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,[7] with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year end.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Australian Open   Greysia Polii   Bao Yixin
  Chen Qingchen
21–23, 17–21   Runner-up
2016 Singapore Open (1)   Greysia Polii   Ayaka Takahashi
  Misaki Matsutomo
Walkover   Champion
2015 Korea Open (1)   Greysia Polii   Chang Ye-na
  Lee So-hee
21–15, 21–18   Champion
2015 Indonesia Open   Greysia Polii   Tang Jinhua
  Tian Qing
11–21, 10–21   Runner-up
2009 Singapore Open   Greysia Polii   Zhang Yawen
  Zhao Tingting
14–21, 13–21   Runner-up
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand Prix (4 titles, 2 runners-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.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Indonesian Masters   Greysia Polii   Tang Yuanting
  Yu Yang
18–21, 11–21   Runner-up
2015 Chinese Taipei Open (2)   Greysia Polii   Luo Ying
  Luo Yu
21–17, 21–17   Champion
2014 Chinese Taipei Open (1)   Greysia Polii   Wang Xiaoli
  Yu Yang
21–18, 21–11   Champion
2014 Swiss Open   Greysia Polii   Bao Yixin
  Tang Jinhua
21–19, 16–21, 13–21   Runner-up
2013 Thailand Open (1)   Greysia Polii   Yuriko Miki
  Koharu Yonemoto
21–7, 21–13   Champion
2011 Vietnam Open (1)   Anneke Feinya Agustin   Shinta Mulia Sari
  Yao Lei
23–21, 26–24   Champion

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2007 New Zealand Open   Anggun Nugroho   Devin Lahardi Fitriawan
  Lita Nurlita
16–21, 15–21   Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series/SatelliteEdit

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2006 Surabaya Satellite   Nadya Melati   Meiliana Jauhari
  Purwati
16–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2006 Cheers Asian Satellite   Nadya Melati   Shendy Puspa Irawati
  Devi Tika Permatasari
15–21, 21–17, 21–17   Champion
2006 Jakarta Satellite   Nadya Melati   Meiliana Jauhari
  Purwati
21–14, 21–17   Champion
2005 India Satellite   Nadya Melati   Negin Amiripour
  Behnaz Perzamanbin
15–1, 15–3   Champion
2005 Surabaya Satellite   Nadya Melati   Ha Jung-eun
  Kim Min-jung
13–15, 0–15   Runner-up

Performance timelineEdit

Indonesian teamEdit

  • Junior level
Event 2004 2005
Asia Junior Championships   Bronze   Bronze
Event 2004
World Junior Championships   Bronze
  • Senior level
Team Events 2009 2011
Southeast Asian Games   Silver   Silver
Team Events 2007
Summer Universiade   Bronze
Team Events 2015
Sudirman Cup   Bronze

Individual competitionsEdit

  • Junior level
Team Events 2005
Asia Junior Championships   Bronze
Event 2006
World Junior Championships   Bronze
  • Senior level
Team Events 2011 2013
Southeast Asian Games   Gold   Silver
Event 2014 2015 2016
Badminton Asia Championships A R2   Bronze
Asian Games   Gold N/A
Event 2009 2014 2015
BWF World Championships R3 QF   Bronze
Event 2016
Olympics QF
Tournament 2018 Best
BWF World Tour
  Thailand Masters R2 R2 (2018)
  Malaysia Masters R1 QF (2015)
  Indonesian Masters R2 F (2015)
  Lingshui China Masters R2 R2 (2018)
  New Zealand Open R2 F (2007)
  Indonesia Open R1 F (2015)
  Thailand Open QF W (2013)
Tournament 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Best
BWF Super Series
  Singapore Open F QF A QF SF QF A W A W (2016)
  Australian Open GPG A QF F A F (2016)
  Indonesia Open R2 R2 R2 R1 QF R2 F R2 A F (2015)
  Korea Open R1 A R1 R1 A SF W A W (2015)
BWF Super Series Finals NQ ret SF w/o NQ SF (2015)
Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Best
BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold
  Malaysia Masters N/A A QF A QF (2015)
  Thailand Masters N/A A A
  Swiss Open SS A R1 R1 F A F (2014)
  New Zealand Open F N/A N/A A F (2007)
  Chinese Taipei Open w/o R2 A W W A W (2014, 2015)
  Vietnam Open A SF W A W (2011)
  Thailand Open N/A A W N/A w/d A W (2013)
  Indonesian Masters N/A R2 SF QF QF A F A N/A F (2015)

Record against selected opponentsEdit

Women's doubles results against World Superseries finalists, World Superseries Finals semifinalists, World Championships semifinalists, and Olympic quarterfinalists paired with:[8]

Greysia Polii Edit

Anneke Feinya Agustin Edit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "(SEA Games) Anneke/Nitya Raih Emas Ganda Putri" (in Indonesian). Badminton Association of Indonesia. Retrieved 1 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Lady shuttlers win gold at Games, after 36 years". The Jakarta Post. Retrieved 1 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Greysia Polii & Nitya Krishinda Maheswari win first Superseries title at Korean Open". YONEX. Retrieved 24 September 2015.
  4. ^ -, admin. "At Least, Three Badminton Players Withdraw from Dubai SSF 2016". Badminton Noise. Badminton Noise. Retrieved 22 March 2017.
  5. ^ Febriyanti, Imelda (2 October 2015). "Couple: Nitya Buka-bukaan Tentang Dirinya dan Greysia (II)". bola.com (in Indonesian). Retrieved 9 January 2016.
  6. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 2006-12-15.
  7. ^ "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". Badmintonstore.com. Retrieved 29 September 2013.
  8. ^ "Nitya Krishinda Maheswari's Profile – Head To Head". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 3 December 2015.

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