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Praveen Jordan (born 26 April 1993) is an Indonesian badminton player who specialize in doubles.[1] He has played for the badminton club PB. Djarum since 2008.[2] In 2013, he caught the attention of world badminton when he paired with Vita Marissa, winning several international tournaments together.[3] 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.[4]

Praveen Jordan
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Personal information
Birth namePraveen Jordan
Country Indonesia
Born (1993-04-26) 26 April 1993 (age 26)
Bontang, East Kalimantan, Indonesia
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight87 kg (192 lb)
HandednessRight
Mixed doubles
Highest ranking2 (XD with Debby Susanto 2 November 2016)
5 (XD with Melati Daeva Oktavianti 22 October 2019)
Current ranking5 (XD with Melati Daeva Oktavianti 22 October 2019)
BWF profile

Career summaryEdit

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 managed to contribute a point and bring Indonesia 5–0 leading over Nepal.[5] He and Rianto played back against Hong Kong[6] in the third round, and managed to contribute a point and bring Indonesia winning 4–1 and entered the quarter- finals. In the quarter-finals they faced tough team, Japan. But they managed to contribute a point and beat Japan 3–2.[7] Unfortunately in the semi-finals they had lost to Malaysian team 1–3,[8] and the team settled for 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 the Chinese Taipei pair, but he got a bronze medal in the mixed doubles after losing to the Chinese pair in the semi-finals.[9]

Senior careerEdit

2010–2012Edit

He 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

2013 was the beginning of a brilliant career for him. Pairing with Vita Marissa, an experienced player, he got amazing results. Starting the beginning of the year by following the first-class tournament, 2013 Korea Open Superseries Premier they managed to win in the first qualifying round but lost in the final qualification of other Indonesian pair, Muhammad Rijal/Debby Susanto. But they responded in 2013 Malaysia Open Superseries tournament by defeating Muhammad Rijal/Debby Susanto (third seeded) in the second round. They also defeated fifth seeded from China, Zhang Nan/Tang Jinhua. However they lost to the Danish pair, Joachim Fischer Nielsen/Christinna Pedersen in the semi-finals. They also got good results at 2013 Singapore Open Superseries by reaching the semi-finals before losing to Tontowi Ahmad/Lilyana Natsir. At the level of the BWF Grand Prix Gold and Grand Prix tournaments, they won three titles such as 2013 Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold, 2013 Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold, and 2013 New Zealand Open Grand Prix.

2014Edit

He was called to join the national team. He was paired with Debby Susanto and succeed as runner-up at 2014 Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold tournament.[10] At multi events such as Asian Games. He managed to earn a bronze medal with Debby Susanto.[11]

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.[12]

2016Edit

Jordan competed in 2016 Summer Olympics at the Riocentro - Pavilion 4, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 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 medalist, 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

He started this year with Melati Daeva Oktavianti at R2 2018 Malaysia Masters (badminton) tournament. They lost to Chinese pair Zheng Siwei/Huang Yaqiong with 16–21, 12–21. He was paired with Melati and succeed as runner-up at the 2018 India Open tournament.

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 (1)

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 (2 titles, 5 runners-up)Edit

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[13] 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.[14]

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 French Open (1) Super 750   Melati Daeva Oktavianti   Zheng Siwei
  Huang Yaqiong
22–24, 21–16, 21–12   Champion
2019 Denmark Open (1) Super 750   Melati Daeva Oktavianti   Wang Yilü
  Huang Dongping
21–18, 18–21, 21–19   Champion
2019 Japan Open Super 750   Melati Daeva Oktavianti   Wang Yilü
  Huang Dongping
17–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2019 Australian Open Super 300   Melati Daeva Oktavianti   Wang Yilü
  Huang Dongping
15–21, 8–21   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 India Open Super 500   Melati Daeva Oktavianti   Wang Yilü
  Huang Dongping
13–21, 11–21   Runner-up
2018 India Open Super 500   Melati Daeva Oktavianti   Mathias Christiansen
  Christinna Pedersen
14–21, 15–21   Runner-up

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

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007, was a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries had two levels: Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries featured 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
2017 Korea Open (1)   Debby Susanto   Wang Yilyu
  Huang Dongping
21–17, 21–18   Champion
2017 Australia Open   Debby Susanto   Zheng Siwei
  Chen Qingchen
21–18, 14–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2016 Hong Kong Open   Debby Susanto   Tontowi Ahmad
  Liliyana Natsir
19–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2016 All England Open (1)   Debby Susanto   Joachim Fischer Nielsen
  Christinna Pedersen
21–12, 21–17   Champion
2015 French Open   Debby Susanto   Ko Sung-hyun
  Kim Ha-na
10–21, 21–15, 19–21   Runner-up
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand Prix (4 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
2017 Swiss Open   Debby Susanto   Dechapol Puavaranukroh
  Sapsiree Taerattanachai
18–21,15–21   Runner-up
2016 Syed Modi International (1)   Debby Susanto   Dechapol Puavaranukroh
  Sapsiree Taerattanachai
23–25,21–9, 21–16   Champion
2015 Indonesia Masters   Debby Susanto   Tontowi Ahmad
  Liliyana Natsir
18–21,13–21   Runner-up
2015 Thailand Open   Debby Susanto   Choi Sol-gyu
  Eom Hye-won
19–21, 21–17, 16–21   Runner-up
2015 Malaysia Masters   Debby Susanto   Joachim Fischer Nielsen
  Christinna Pedersen
18–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2014 Malaysia Masters   Debby Susanto   Lu Kai
  Huang Yaqiong
14–21, 13–21   Runner-up
2013 Indonesia Masters (1)   Vita Marissa   Tontowi Ahmad
  Lilyana Natsir
22–20, 9–21, 21–14   Champion
2013 Malaysia Masters (1)   Vita Marissa   Tan Aik Quan
  Lai Pei Jing
20–22, 21–13, 21–17   Champion
2013 New Zealand Open (1)   Vita Marissa   Riky Widianto
  Richi Puspita Dili
21–18, 21–8   Champion
     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   Didit Juang Indrianto   Agripinna Prima Rahmanto Putra
  Hardianto
17–21, 21–16, 23–21   Champion
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

Performance timelineEdit

Indonesian teamEdit

  • Junior level
Team Events 2011
Asia Junior Championships   Bronze
  • Senior level
Team Events 2015 2017 2019
Southeast Asian Games   Gold A
Sudirman Cup   Bronze GS   Bronze

Individual competitionsEdit

  • Junior level
Event 2011
Asia Junior Championships   Bronze
  • Senior level
Event 2015
Southeast Asian Games   Gold
Event 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Asia Championships QF R2 QF R1 R2
Event 2014
Asian Games   Bronze
Event 2014 2015 2017 2018 2019
BWF World Championships QF QF QF R3 R3
Event 2016
Olympics QF
Tournament 2018 2019 Best
BWF World Tour
  Malaysia Masters R2 QF W (2013)
  Indonesian Masters SF R2 W (2013)
  German Open QF R1 QF (2018)
  All England Open QF SF W (2016)
  India Open F F F (2018, 2019)
  Malaysia Open R1 R1 SF (2013)
  Singapore Open A R2 SF (2013)
  New Zealand Open A F W (2013)
  Australian Open A F F (2017, 2019)
  Indonesia Open R1 R1 R2 (2014, 2015)
  Japan Open QF F F (2019)
  Thailand Open QF R2 F (2015)
  China Open R1 R1 QF (2015, 2016)
  Korea Open R2 QF W (2017)
  Denmark Open R1 W W (2019)
  French Open R2 W W (2019)
  Fuzhou China Open QF QF QF (2013, 2014, 2018, 2019)
  Hong Kong Open QF Report F (2016)
  Korea Masters SF A SF (2018)
  BWF World Tour Finals A Report SF (2015, 2016)
Year-end Ranking[15] 15
Tournament 2018 2019 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 NQ SF SF GS SF (2015, 2016)
Year-end Ranking 7 12 8 5 7
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/o 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
Tournament 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Best

Record against selected opponentsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Praveen Jordan Profile" (in Indonesian). Badminton Association of Indonesia. Retrieved 18 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Praveen Jordan, Permata Baru Badminton Indonesia" (in Indonesian). Tempo. Retrieved 8 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Praveen Jordan Ingin Tampil di Olimpiade" (in Indonesian). Kompas. Retrieved 8 June 2018.
  4. ^ "More shuttlers dropped from RI training camp". thejakartapost.com. Retrieved 3 January 2014.
  5. ^ "First Round, Badminton Asia Youth Under 19 Team Championships 2011". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Retrieved 13 December 2012.
  6. ^ "Third round, Badminton Asia Youth Under 19 Team Championships 2011". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Retrieved 13 December 2012.
  7. ^ "Quarter-finals, Badminton Asia Youth Under 19 Team Championships 2011". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Retrieved 13 December 2012.
  8. ^ "Semi-finals, Badminton Asia Youth Under 19 Team Championships 2011". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Retrieved 13 December 2012.
  9. ^ "Individual Events, Badminton Asia Youth Under 19 Championships 2011". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Retrieved 19 June 2012.
  10. ^ "Praveen/Debby ease past Dutch in qualifying". The Jakarta Post. Retrieved 8 June 2018.
  11. ^ "Gagal ke Final, Praveen/Debby Sumbang Perunggu" (in Indonesian). MetroTV. Retrieved 8 June 2018.
  12. ^ "MALAYSIA MASTERS Finals – Pedersen starts with 2 golds". badzine.com. Retrieved 18 January 2015.
  13. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  14. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.
  15. ^ "BWF World Rankings". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 4 February 2016.
  16. ^ "Praveen Jordan's Profile – Head To Head". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 26 November 2015.

External linksEdit