Praveen Jordan

Praveen Jordan (born 26 April 1993) is an Indonesian badminton player who specialises in doubles.[1] He is the reigning and two-time All England Open champion in mixed doubles, winning in 2016 with Debby Susanto and in 2020 with Melati Daeva Oktavianti.[2] He has played for the badminton club PB Djarum since 2008.[3]

Praveen Jordan
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Personal information
CountryIndonesia
Born (1993-04-26) 26 April 1993 (age 27)
Bontang, East Kalimantan, Indonesia
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight87 kg (192 lb)
HandednessRight
Mixed doubles
Highest ranking2 (with Debby Susanto 2 November 2016)
4 (with Melati Daeva Oktavianti 17 March 2020)
Current ranking4 (with Melati Daeva Oktavianti 17 March 2020)
BWF profile

CareerEdit

Junior careerEdit

Jordan participated in 2011 Badminton Asia Junior Championships in Lucknow, India. In the mixed team event, he played in the men's doubles along with Rangga Yave Rianto. In the first round they won their match, with Indonesia defeating Nepal 5–0.[4] He and Rianto played back against Hong Kong[5] in the third round, winning their match and helping Indonesia win 4–1. In the quarter-finals Jordan and Rianto won their match and helped Indonesia beat Japan 3–2.[6] In the semi-finals they lost to the Malaysian team 1–3,[7] and the team won the bronze medal. In the individual event, he played in two categories, in the men's doubles with Rianto, and in the mixed doubles with Tiara Rosalia Nuraidah. As the top seed in the men's doubles he was only able to reach the quarter-finals after being defeated by a Chinese Taipei pair and got a bronze medal in the mixed doubles after losing to a Chinese pair in the semi-finals.[8]

Senior careerEdit

2010–2012Edit

Jordan started his senior career as a PB Djarum player in 2010, playing at several international tournaments in two specialties: men's and mixed doubles.

2013Edit

 
Jordan in 2013; he has been noted for his loose grip when smashing

In 2013 Jordan was paired with Vita Marissa, winning several international tournaments together.[9] In the 2013 Korea Open Super Series Premier they lost in the first round to Muhammad Rijal / Debby Susanto after coming through the qualifying rounds. They then defeated third seeds Rijal/Susanto in the second round of the 2013 Malaysia Open Superseries and Chinese fifth seeds Zhang Nan / Tang Jinhua. Jordan and Marissa then lost to Danish pair Joachim Fischer Nielsen / Christinna Pedersen in the semi-finals. They also reached the semifinals of the 2013 Singapore Super Series before losing to Tontowi Ahmad / Lilyana Natsir. At the BWF Grand Prix Gold and Grand Prix tournament level, they won three titles: the 2013 Indonesia Open Grand Prix Gold, 2013 Malaysia Grand Prix Gold, and 2013 New Zealand Open Grand Prix.

After the end of his successful 2013 season, Badminton Association of Indonesia called him up to join the national team, partnering him with Debby Susanto.[10]

2014Edit

Jordan became runners-up at the 2014 Malaysia Grand Prix Gold with Susanto[11] and earned a bronze medal with her at the Asian Games.[12]

2015Edit

He started this year with Debby Susanto as runner up in 2015 Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold tournament. They lost to Danish pair Joachim Fischer Nielsen / Christinna Pedersen with 18–21, 18–21.[13]

2016Edit

Jordan competed in 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro with partner Debby Susanto. They became the runner-up of Group A, proceeding to the knocked-out stage. They lost at the quarter finals to their country mate and eventual gold medalists, Tontowi Ahmad and Lilyana Natsir.

2016 Summer Olympics – Mixed doubles
Round Partner Opponent Score Result
Group stage   Debby Susanto   Lee Chun Hei
  Chau Hoi Wah
21–12, 19–21, 21–15 Win
  Michael Fuchs
  Birgit Michels
21–16, 21–15 Win
  Zhang Nan
  Zhao Yunlei
11–21, 18–21 Lost
Quarterfinal   Tontowi Ahmad
  Lilyana Natsir
16–21, 11–21 Lost

2018Edit

Jordan lost to Chinese pair Zheng Siwei / Huang Yaqiong 16–21, 12–21 in the second round of the Malaysia Masters with Melati Daeva Oktavianti; they became runners-up at the 2018 India Open.

Awards and nominationsEdit

Award Year Category Result Ref.
BWF Awards 2019 Most Improved Player of the Year with Melati Daeva Oktavianti Nominated [14]

AchievementsEdit

Asian GamesEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Gyeyang Gymnasium, Incheon, South Korea   Debby Susanto   Zhang Nan
  Zhao Yunlei
19–21, 17–21   Bronze

Southeast Asian GamesEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore   Debby Susanto   Chan Peng Soon
  Goh Liu Ying
18–21, 21–13, 25–23   Gold
2019 Muntinlupa Sports Complex,
Metro Manila, Philippines
  Melati Daeva Oktavianti   Goh Soon Huat
  Shevon Jemie Lai
21–19, 19–21, 23–21   Gold

Asian Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium,
Lucknow, India
  Tiara Rosalia Nuraidah   Pei Tianyi
  Ou Dongni
14–21, 21–23   Bronze

BWF World Tour (3 titles, 6 runners-up)Edit

The BWF World Tour, which was announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[15] is a series of elite badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tours are divided into levels of World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300 (part of the HSBC World Tour), and the BWF Tour Super 100.[16]

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 India Open Super 500   Melati Daeva Oktavianti   Mathias Christiansen
  Christinna Pedersen
14–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2019 India Open Super 500   Melati Daeva Oktavianti   Wang Yilü
  Huang Dongping
13–21, 11–21   Runner-up
2019 New Zealand Open Super 300   Melati Daeva Oktavianti   Chan Peng Soon
  Goh Liu Ying
14–21, 21–16, 27–29   Runner-up
2019 Australian Open Super 300   Melati Daeva Oktavianti   Wang Yilü
  Huang Dongping
15–21, 8–21   Runner-up
2019 Japan Open Super 750   Melati Daeva Oktavianti   Wang Yilü
  Huang Dongping
17–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2019 Denmark Open (1) Super 750   Melati Daeva Oktavianti   Wang Yilü
  Huang Dongping
21–18, 18–21, 21–19   Winner
2019 French Open (1) Super 750   Melati Daeva Oktavianti   Zheng Siwei
  Huang Yaqiong
22–24, 21–16, 21–12   Winner
2020 All England Open (2) Super 1000   Melati Daeva Oktavianti   Dechapol Puavaranukroh
  Sapsiree Taerattanachai
21–15, 17–21, 21–8   Winner
2020 (I) Thailand Open Super 1000   Melati Daeva Oktavianti   Dechapol Puavaranukroh
  Sapsiree Taerattanachai
3–21, 22–20, 18–21   Runner-up

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

The BWF Superseries, which was launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007,[17] is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries levels are Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries consists of twelve tournaments around the world that have been introduced since 2011.[18] Successful players are invited to the Superseries Finals, which are held at the end of each year.

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 French Open   Debby Susanto   Ko Sung-hyun
  Kim Ha-na
10–21, 21–15, 19–21   Runner-up
2016 All England Open (1)   Debby Susanto   Joachim Fischer Nielsen
  Christinna Pedersen
21–12, 21–17   Winner
2016 Hong Kong Open   Debby Susanto   Tontowi Ahmad
  Liliyana Natsir
19–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2017 Australia Open   Debby Susanto   Zheng Siwei
  Chen Qingchen
21–18, 14–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2017 Korea Open (1)   Debby Susanto   Wang Yilü
  Huang Dongping
21–17, 21–18   Winner
  BWF Superseries Finals tournament
  BWF Superseries Premier tournament
  BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand Prix (4 titles, 5 runners-up)Edit

The BWF Grand Prix had two levels, the BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It was a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) which was held from 2007 to 2017.

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 New Zealand Open (1)   Vita Marissa   Riky Widianto
  Richi Puspita Dili
21–18, 21–8   Winner
2013 Malaysia Grand Prix Gold (1)   Vita Marissa   Tan Aik Quan
  Lai Pei Jing
20–22, 21–13, 21–17   Winner
2013 Indonesia Grand Prix Gold (1)   Vita Marissa   Tontowi Ahmad
  Lilyana Natsir
22–20, 9–21, 21–14   Winner
2014 Malaysia Grand Prix Gold   Debby Susanto   Lu Kai
  Huang Yaqiong
14–21, 13–21   Runner-up
2015 Malaysia Masters   Debby Susanto   Joachim Fischer Nielsen
  Christinna Pedersen
18–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2015 Thailand Open   Debby Susanto   Choi Sol-gyu
  Eom Hye-won
19–21, 21–17, 16–21   Runner-up
2015 Indonesia Masters   Debby Susanto   Tontowi Ahmad
  Liliyana Natsir
18–21,13–21   Runner-up
2016 Syed Modi International (1)   Debby Susanto   Dechapol Puavaranukroh
  Sapsiree Taerattanachai
23–25,21–9, 21–16   Winner
2017 Swiss Open   Debby Susanto   Dechapol Puavaranukroh
  Sapsiree Taerattanachai
18–21,15–21   Runner-up
  BWF Grand Prix tournament
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series (1 title)Edit

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Indonesia International (1)   Didit Juang Indrianto   Hardianto
  Agripinna Prima Rahmanto Putra
17–21, 21–16, 23–21   Winner
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament

Performance timelineEdit

National teamEdit

  • Junior level
Team event 2011
Asian Junior Championships   Bronze
  • Senior level
Team events 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Southeast Asian Games   Gold N/A A N/A   Gold
Sudirman Cup   Bronze N/A GS N/A   Bronze

Individual competitionsEdit

  • Junior level
Event 2011
Asian Junior Championships   Bronze
  • Senior level
Events 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Southeast Asian Games N/A   Gold N/A A N/A   Gold
Asian Championships A QF R2 QF R1 R2
Asian Games   Bronze N/A A N/A
World Championships QF QF N/A QF R3 R3
Olympic Games N/A QF N/A
Tournament 2018 2019 2020 Best
BWF World Tour
  Malaysia Masters R2 QF R1 W (2013)
  Indonesia Masters SF R2 QF W (2013)
  German Open QF R1 N/A QF (2018)
  All England Open QF SF W W (2016, 2020)
  Singapore Open A R2 N/A SF (2013)
  Australian Open A F N/A F (2017, 2019)
  Korea Open R2 QF N/A W (2017)
  China Open R1 R1 N/A QF (2015, 2016)
  Japan Open QF F N/A F (2019)
  Denmark Open R1 W A W (2019)
  French Open R2 W N/A W (2019)
  New Zealand Open A F N/A W (2013)
  Fuzhou China Open QF QF N/A QF (2013, 2014, 2018, 2019)
  Hong Kong Open QF R2 N/A F (2016)
  Indonesia Open R1 R1 N/A R2 (2014, 2015)
  Malaysia Open R1 R1 N/A SF (2013)
  Korea Masters SF A N/A SF (2018)
  India Open F F N/A F (2018, 2019)
  Thailand Open QF R2 F F (2015, 2020)
R1
  BWF World Tour Finals DNQ GS SF (2015, 2016)
Year-end Ranking[19] 15 5 2
Tournament 2018 2019 2020 Best
Tournament 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Best
BWF Super Series
  All England Open R2 A SF W R1 W (2016)
  India Open A QF SF w/d A SF (2015)
  Malaysia Open SF QF R1 R2 R2 SF (2013)
  Singapore Open SF A R1 QF QF SF (2013)
  Indonesia Open R1 R2 R2 R1 R1 R2 (2014, 2015)
  China Masters QF GPG QF (2013, 2014)
  Australian Open GPG A R2 SF F F (2017)
  Japan Open QF R2 R2 w/d SF SF (2017)
  Korea Open R1 A R2 A W W (2017)
  Denmark Open R1 R2 R2 QF A QF (2016)
  French Open QF R1 F QF R2 F (2015)
  China Open R1 R2 QF QF R1 QF (2015, 2016)
  Hong Kong Open QF R2 QF F R1 F (2016)
BWF Super Series Finals DNQ SF SF GS SF (2015, 2016)
Year-end Ranking 7 12 8 5 7 2
Tournament 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Best
Tournament 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Best
BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold
  Malaysia Masters A W F F R1 A W (2013)
  Syed Modi International A N/A A W A W (2016)
  Thailand Masters N/A R1 A R1 (2016)
  Swiss Open A QF QF w/d F F (2017)
  Australian Open A R1 SS R1 (2013)
  New Zealand Open A N/A W A W (2013)
  China Masters SS QF A QF (2013, 2014)
  Chinese Taipei Open A SF A SF (2015)
  Thailand Open A A N/A F A F (2015)
  Vietnam Open A R2 A R2 (2015)
  Bitburger Open A QF A QF (2015)
  Indonesian Masters R1 (MD) QF (MD) W A F w/d N/A W (2013)
Year-end Ranking 194 (MD) 107 (MD) 7 12 8 5 7 2
Tournament 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Best

Record against selected opponentsEdit

Mixed doubles results against World Superseries finalists, World Superseries Finals semifinalists, World Championships semifinalists, and Olympic quarterfinalists paired with:[20]

Debby SusantoEdit

Vita MarissaEdit

ReferencesEdit

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