Praveen Jordan (born 26 April 1993) is an Indonesian badminton player who specialises in doubles. 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. He has played for the badminton club PB Djarum since 2008.
Jordan at the 2013 French Open Superseries
|Born||26 April 1993|
Bontang, East Kalimantan, Indonesia
|Height||1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||87 kg (192 lb)|
|Highest ranking||2 (with Debby Susanto 2 November 2016) |
4 (with Melati Daeva Oktavianti 17 March 2020)
|Current ranking||4 (with Melati Daeva Oktavianti 17 March 2020)|
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. He and Rianto played back against Hong Kong 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. In the semi-finals they lost to the Malaysian team 1–3, 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.
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.
In 2013 Jordan was paired with Vita Marissa, winning several international tournaments together. 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.
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|
|Group stage||Debby Susanto|| Lee Chun Hei
Chau Hoi Wah
|21–12, 19–21, 21–15||Win|
| Michael Fuchs
| Zhang Nan
|Quarterfinal|| Tontowi Ahmad
Awards and nominationsEdit
|BWF Awards||2019||Most Improved Player of the Year with Melati Daeva Oktavianti||Nominated|||
|2014||Gyeyang Gymnasium, Incheon, South Korea||Debby Susanto|| Zhang Nan
Southeast Asian GamesEdit
|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
|2011||Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium,
|Tiara Rosalia Nuraidah|| Pei Tianyi
BWF World Tour (3 titles, 6 runners-up)Edit
The BWF World Tour, which was announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018, 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.
|2018||India Open||Super 500||Melati Daeva Oktavianti|| Mathias Christiansen
|2019||India Open||Super 500||Melati Daeva Oktavianti|| Wang Yilü
|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
|2019||Japan Open||Super 750||Melati Daeva Oktavianti|| Wang Yilü
|2019||Denmark Open (1)||Super 750||Melati Daeva Oktavianti|| Wang Yilü
|21–18, 18–21, 21–19||Winner|
|2019||French Open (1)||Super 750||Melati Daeva Oktavianti|| Zheng Siwei
|22–24, 21–16, 21–12||Winner|
|2020||All England Open (2)||Super 1000||Melati Daeva Oktavianti|| Dechapol Puavaranukroh
|21–15, 17–21, 21–8||Winner|
|2020 (I)||Thailand Open||Super 1000||Melati Daeva Oktavianti|| Dechapol Puavaranukroh
|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, 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. Successful players are invited to the Superseries Finals, which are held at the end of each year.
|2015||French Open||Debby Susanto|| Ko Sung-hyun
|10–21, 21–15, 19–21||Runner-up|
|2016||All England Open (1)||Debby Susanto|| Joachim Fischer Nielsen
|2016||Hong Kong Open||Debby Susanto|| Tontowi Ahmad
|2017||Australia Open||Debby Susanto|| Zheng Siwei
|21–18, 14–21, 17–21||Runner-up|
|2017||Korea Open (1)||Debby Susanto|| Wang Yilü
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.
|2013||New Zealand Open (1)||Vita Marissa|| Riky Widianto
Richi Puspita Dili
|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
|22–20, 9–21, 21–14||Winner|
|2014||Malaysia Grand Prix Gold||Debby Susanto|| Lu Kai
|2015||Malaysia Masters||Debby Susanto|| Joachim Fischer Nielsen
|2015||Thailand Open||Debby Susanto|| Choi Sol-gyu
|19–21, 21–17, 16–21||Runner-up|
|2015||Indonesia Masters||Debby Susanto|| Tontowi Ahmad
|2016||Syed Modi International (1)||Debby Susanto|| Dechapol Puavaranukroh
|2017||Swiss Open||Debby Susanto|| Dechapol Puavaranukroh
BWF International Challenge/Series (1 title)Edit
|2013||Indonesia International (1)||Didit Juang Indrianto|| Hardianto
Agripinna Prima Rahmanto Putra
|17–21, 21–16, 23–21||Winner|
- Junior level
|Asian Junior Championships||Bronze|
- Senior level
|Southeast Asian Games||Gold||N/A||A||N/A||Gold|
- Junior level
|Asian Junior Championships||Bronze|
- Senior level
|Southeast Asian Games||N/A||Gold||N/A||A||N/A||Gold|
|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)|
|BWF World Tour Finals||DNQ||GS||SF (2015, 2016)|
|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)|
|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|
Record against selected opponentsEdit
Mixed doubles results against World Superseries finalists, World Superseries Finals semifinalists, World Championships semifinalists, and Olympic quarterfinalists paired with:
- Liu Cheng & Bao Yixin 3–2
- Lu Kai & Huang Yaqiong 2–2
- Xu Chen & Ma Jin 2–2
- Zhang Nan & Li Yinhui 1–0
- Zhang Nan & Zhao Yunlei 1–8
- Zheng Siwei & Chen Qingchen 0–4
- Joachim Fischer Nielsen & Christinna Pedersen 6–6
- Chris Adcock & Gabby Adcock 0–5
- Reginald Lee Chun Hei & Chau Hoi Wah 5–4
- Riky Widianto & Richi Puspita Dili 2–0
- Tontowi Ahmad & Liliyana Natsir 1–4
- Kenta Kazuno & Ayane Kurihara 2–0
- Ko Sung-hyun & Kim Ha-na 4–4
- Yoo Yeon-seong & Chang Ye-na 1–0
- Chan Peng Soon & Goh Liu Ying 1–1
- Robert Mateusiak & Nadieżda Zięba 0–1
- Xu Chen & Ma Jin 0–1
- Zhang Nan & Zhao Yunlei 0–1
- Joachim Fischer Nielsen & Christinna Pedersen 0–2
- Chris Adcock & Gabby Adcock 0–1
- Reginald Lee Chun Hei & Chau Hoi Wah 0–1
- Riky Widianto & Richi Puspita Dili 2–1
- Tontowi Ahmad & Liliyana Natsir 1–1
- Ko Sung-hyun & Kim Ha-na 1–0
- Yoo Yeon-seong & Chang Ye-na 0–1
- Chan Peng Soon & Goh Liu Ying 1–0
- Sudket Prapakamol & Saralee Thungthongkam 1–0
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