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Simon Santoso (born 29 July 1985) is an Indonesian badminton player from Tangkas Jakarta.[2]

Simon Santoso
Santoso Simon.jpg
Personal information
Country Indonesia
Born (1985-07-29) 29 July 1985 (age 34)
Tegal, Central Java Indonesia
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
HandednessRight
Men's singles
Highest ranking3 (16 November 2009[1])
BWF profile

Career overviewEdit

When he was young, Santoso joined the Tangkas Jakarta badminton club before joining the Indonesian National team. In 2005, he won the Vietnam Satellite and the silver medal at the 2005 Southeast Asian Games. His best results on the world circuit until recently were runner-up finishes at the 2008 Singapore, 2007 Swiss, and 2008 Indonesia Open. He was also a semi-finalists at the 2007 Japan Open Superseries and the Chinese Taipei Open. In September 2008, Santoso won the Chinese Taipei Open after defeating Roslin Hashim from Malaysia in the final round by scores of 21–18, 13–21, 21–10.

In October 2009, he won his first Superseries ever in Denmark Open, after beating Marc Zwiebler of Germany in the final round, 21–14, 21–6. He won gold in the 2009 Southeast Asian Games by defeating Sony Dwi Kuncoro.[3]

In 2011, he retained his gold medal in Southeast Asian Games by beating Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk in 3 sets.[4]

In 2012, he helped Indonesia Garuda to win the inaugural Axiata Cup. In June 2012, he won Indonesia Open Superseries Premier title 21–18, 13–21, 21–11 after defeating Du Pengyu of China in the final.[5]

Personal lifeEdit

Born in Tegal, Central Java, Santoso is the youngest of four children of Hosea Liem (father) and Rahel Yanti (mother). His hobbies are swimming and reading comics.[6] He married Evelyn Carmelita on 6 December 2014, and now have two children.[7][8]

AchievementsEdit

Southeast Asian GamesEdit

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2011 Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia   Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk 21–10, 11–21, 21–19   Gold (2)
2009 National Sports Complex, Vientiane, Laos   Sony Dwi Kuncoro 21–16, 21–12   Gold (1)
2005 PhilSports Arena, Pasig City, Metro Manila, Philippines   Sony Dwi Kuncoro 16–17, 3–15   Silver

Asian Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2002 Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Park Sung-hwan 7–15, 8–15   Bronze

BWF Superseries (3 titles, 4 runners-up)Edit

The BWF Superseries, launched on December 14, 2006 and implemented in 2007,[9] 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,[10] with successful players invited to the BWF Superseries Finals held at the year end.

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2014 Australian Open   Lin Dan 24–22, 16–21, 7–21   Runner-up
2014 Singapore Open (1)   Lee Chong Wei 21–15, 21–10   Champion
2012 Indonesia Open (1)   Du Pengyu 21–18, 13–21, 21–11   Champion
2009 Denmark Open (1)   Marc Zwiebler 21–14, 21–6   Champion
2008 Indonesia Open   Sony Dwi Kuncoro 21–19, 14–21, 9–21   Runner-up
2008 Singapore Open   Lee Chong Wei 13–21, 5–21   Runner-up
2007 Swiss Open   Chen Jin 16–21, 19–21   Runner-up
     Superseries Finals Tournament
     Superseries Premier Tournament
     Superseries Tournament

BWF Grand Prix (4 titles, 1 runner-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.

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2014 Malaysia Masters (1)   Sourabh Varma 15–21, 21–16, 21–19   Champion
2013 Indonesian Masters (1)   Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka 21–17, 21–11   Champion
2012 German Open   Lin Dan 11–21, 11–21   Runner-up
2010 Chinese Taipei Open (2)   Son Wan-ho 21–14, 21–11   Champion
2008 Chinese Taipei Open (1)   Roslin Hashim 21–18, 13–21, 21–10   Champion
     Grand Prix Gold Tournament
     Grand Prix Tournament

IBF InternationalEdit

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2005 Vietnam Satellite   Jung Hoon-min 15–2, 15–3   Champion
2003 Singapore Satellite   Ronald Susilo 15–5, 15–3   Runner-up

Performance timelineEdit

Indonesian teamEdit

  • Junior level
Team Events 2002
Asia Junior Championships   Gold
BWF World Junior Championships   Bronze
  • Senior level
Team Events 2005 2007 2009 2011
Southeast Asian Games   Silver   Gold   Gold   Gold
Team Events 2006 2010
Asian Games   Bronze   Bronze
Team Events 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014
Thomas Cup   Bronze   Bronze   Bronze   Silver QF   Bronze
Team Events 2005 2007 2009 2011
Sudirman Cup   Silver   Silver   Bronze   Bronze

Individual competitionsEdit

  • Junior level
Event 2002
Asia Junior Championships   Bronze
  • Senior level
Event 2005 2007 2009 2011
Southeast Asian Games   Silver A   Gold   Gold
Event 2009 2010 2011 2013 2014
World Championships QF R2 R3 R1 w/d
Event 2012
Olympic Games R16
Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Best
BWF Super Series
  Swiss Open F A R1 A GPG F (2007)
  Singapore Open R2 F R2 QF QF w/d A W SF W (2014)
  Australian Open GPG F A F (2014)
  Indonesia Open R2 F R2 QF R1 W A R2 A W (2012)
  Denmark Open QF W A R2 R2 A A W (2009)
BWF Super Series Finals NQ GS NQ GS (2011)
Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Best
BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold
  Malaysia Masters N/A A w/d A w/d W A R2 W (2014)
  German Open R1 A F A R1 A F (2012)
  Swiss Open GPG SF w/d A F (2007)
  Australian Open IS A SF R3 SS SF (2012)
  Chinese Taipei Open SF W W R3 A R3 R1 A W (2008, 2010)
  Indonesian Masters N/A A R1 QF W A R2 W (2013)

Participation at Indonesian TeamEdit

Record against selected opponentsEdit

Includes results against athletes who competed in Super Series finals, World Championships semi-finals, and Olympic quarterfinals.[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ BWF – BWF World Ranking – Ranking of Simon SANTOSO
  2. ^ "Pemain: Simon Santoso" (in Indonesian). Badminton Association of Indonesia. Archived from the original on 4 August 2017. Retrieved 17 September 2019.
  3. ^ "Indonesia dominasi bulutangkis Sea Games" (in Indonesian). BBC. Archived from the original on 17 September 2019. Retrieved 17 September 2019.
  4. ^ "Simon santoso wins gold medal". Antara. Archived from the original on 17 September 2019. Retrieved 17 September 2019.
  5. ^ "Simon Santoso juara tunggal putra Indonesia Open" (in Indonesian). Merdeka.com. Archived from the original on 21 August 2012. Retrieved 17 September 2019.
  6. ^ "Biografi Simon Santoso". www.wowkeren.com (in Indonesian). Archived from the original on 17 October 2017. Retrieved 17 September 2019.
  7. ^ "Kisah Cinta Simon Santoso, Buy One Get One". www.jpnn.com (in Indonesian). Jawa Pos. Archived from the original on 9 June 2018. Retrieved 17 September 2019.
  8. ^ "Sang Istri Bocorkan Perbedaan Simon Santoso yang Dulu dan Sekarang". www.indosport.com (in Indonesian). Archived from the original on 17 September 2019. Retrieved 17 September 2019.
  9. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 15 December 2006.
  10. ^ "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". Badmintonstore.com. Retrieved 29 September 2013.
  11. ^ "tournamentsoftware.com". tournamentsoftware.com. Retrieved 27 October 2012.

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