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Tontowi Ahmad (born 18 July 1987 in Banyumas[1]) is an Indonesian badminton player. He resides in the Central Java province. He plays for PB. Djarum, a badminton club in Kudus, Central Java and joined the club in 2005. Tontowi Ahmad rose to prominence in the world badminton in 2010 when he paired with the established mixed doubles star Lilyana Natsir. With Natsir he won the 2016 Rio Olympic gold medal in Mixed doubles category.

Tontowi Ahmad
Yonex IFB 2013 - Quarterfinal - Tontowi Ahmad - Liliyana Natsir vs Chris Adcock - Gabrielle White 27.jpg
Tontowi Ahmad at the 2013 French Open Superseries
Personal information
Birth name Tontowi Ahmad
Country Indonesia
Born (1987-07-18) 18 July 1987 (age 30)
Banyumas, Indonesia
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
Handedness Right
Coach Richard Mainaky
Mixed doubles
Highest ranking 2 with Lilyana Natsir (November 2012)
Current ranking 2 with Lilyana Natsir (11 December 2016)
BWF profile

Contents

AchievementsEdit

Olympic Games (1 gold; 0 silver; 0 bronze)Edit

Tontowi Ahmad competed in badminton at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Mixed doubles with partner Liliyana Natsir and winning the gold medal at the end after beating Malaysian Chan Peng Soon and Goh Liu Ying of Malaysia. Ahmad and Natsir won all of their matches in straight sets, including against the current no.1-ranked Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei.

2016 Summer Olympics – Mixed Doubles
Round Partner Opponent Score Result
Group stage   Liliyana Natsir   Robin Middleton
  Leanne Choo
21–7, 21–8 Win
Group stage   Bodin Issara
  Savitree Amitrapai
21–11, 21–13 Win
Group stage   Chan Peng Soon
  Goh Liu Ying
21–15, 21–11 Win
Quarterfinal   Praveen Jordan
  Debby Susanto
21–16, 21–11 Win
Semifinal   Zhang Nan [1]
  Zhao Yunlei
21–16, 21-15 Win
Final   Chan Peng Soon
  Goh Liu Ying
21-14, 21-12   Gold

Tontowi Ahmad competed in badminton at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Mixed doubles with partner Lilyana Natsir and finished fourth.

 
Natsir and Ahmad at 2012 Summer Olympics
2012 Summer Olympics – Mixed Doubles
Round Partner Opponent Score Result
Group stage   Lilyana Natsir   Valiyaveetil Diju
  Jwala Gutta
21–16, 21–12 Win
Group stage   Lee Yong-dae
  Ha Jung-eun
21–19, 21–12 Win
Group stage   Thomas Laybourn
  Kamilla Rytter Juhl
24–22, 21–16 Win
Quarterfinal   Michael Fuchs
  Birgit Michels
21–15, 21–9 Win
Semifinal   Xu Chen [2]
  Ma Jin
21–16, 18–21, 13–21 Lost
Bronze-final   Joachim Fischer Nielsen [3]
  Christinna Pedersen
12–21, 12–21 Lost (4th)

Asian GamesEdit

Mixed Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Gyeyang Gymnasium, Incheon, South Korea   Lilyana Natsir   Zhang Nan
  Zhao Yunlei
16–21, 14–21   Silver

Southeast Asian GamesEdit

Mixed Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia   Lilyana Natsir   Sudket Prapakamol
  Saralee Thoungthongkam
21–7, 21–14   Gold (1)

BWF World ChampionshipsEdit

2015 BWF World Championships – Mixed Doubles
Round Partner Opponent Score Result
First round   Liliyana Natsir - - Bye
Second round   Rodion Kargaev
  Ekaterina Bolotova
21–11, 21–11 Win
Third round   Chan Peng Soon
  Goh Liu Ying
21–8, 21–13 Win
Quarterfinal   Ko Sung-hyun [8]
  Kim Ha-na
21–8, 21–15 Win
Semifinal   Zhang Nan [1]
  Zhao Yunlei
22–20, 21–23, 12–21   Bronze
2013 BWF World Championships – Mixed Doubles (1)
Round Partner Opponent Score Result
First round   Liliyana Natsir - - Bye
Second round   Ong Jian Guo
  Lim Yin Loo
21–14, 21–11 Win
Third round   Lee Chun Hei
  Chau Hoi Wah
21–23, 21–15, 21–14 Win
Quarterfinal   Kenichi Hayakawa
  Misaki Matsutomo
21–10, 17–21, 21–19 Win
Semifinal   Zhang Nan [2]
  Zhao Yunlei
15–21, 21–18, 21–13 Win
Final   Xu Chen [1]
  Ma Jin
21–13, 16–21, 22–20   Gold
2011 BWF World Championships – Mixed Doubles
Round Partner Opponent Score Result
First round   Liliyana Natsir - - Bye
Second round   Sam Magee
  Chloe Magee
21–9, 21–8 Win
Third round   Lee Sheng-mu [11]
  Chien Yu-chin
21–9, 21–12 Win
Quarterfinal   Joachim Fischer Nielsen [5]
  Christinna Pedersen
21–12, 21–13 Win
Semifinal   Chris Adcock
  Imogen Bankier
16–21, 19–21   Bronze

Badminton Asia ChampionshipsEdit

Mixed Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Wuhan, China   Liliyana Natsir   Zhang Nan
  Zhao Yunlei
21–16, 9–21, 17–21   Silver
2015 Wuhan, China   Liliyana Natsir   Reginald Lee Chun Hei
  Chau Hoi Wah
21–16, 21–15   Gold (1)

BWF Superseries (15 titles, 8 runners-up)Edit

The BWF Superseries, launched on December 14, 2006 and implemented in 2007,[2] 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,[3] with successful players invited to the BWF Superseries Finals held at the year end.

Mixed Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Indonesia Open (1)   Liliyana Natsir   Zheng Siwei
  Chen Qingchen
22–20, 21–15   Champion
2016 Hong Kong Open (1)   Liliyana Natsir   Praveen Jordan
  Debby Susanto
21–19, 21–17   Champion
2016 China Open (2)   Liliyana Natsir   Zhang Nan
  Li Yinhui
21–13, 22–24, 21–16   Champion
2016 Malaysia Open (1)   Liliyana Natsir   Chan Peng Soon
  Goh Liu Ying
23–21, 13–21, 21–16   Champion
2015 Denmark Open   Liliyana Natsir   Ko Sung-hyun
  Kim Ha-na
22–20, 18–21, 9–21   Runner-up
2015 Korea Open   Liliyana Natsir   Zhang Nan
  Zhao Yunlei
16–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2015 All England Open   Liliyana Natsir   Zhang Nan
  Zhao Yunlei
10–21, 10–21   Runner-up
2014 French Open (1)   Liliyana Natsir   Chris Adcock
  Gabrielle Adcock
21–9, 21–16   Champion
2014 Denmark Open   Liliyana Natsir   Xu Chen
  Ma Jin
20–22, 15–21   Runner-up
2014 Singapore Open (3)   Liliyana Natsir   Riky Widianto
  Puspita Richi Dili
21–15, 22–20   Champion
2014 All England Open (3)   Lilyana Natsir   Zhang Nan
  Zhao Yunlei
21–13, 21–17   Champion
2013 China Open (1)   Lilyana Natsir   Joachim Fischer Nielsen
  Christinna Pedersen
21–10, 5–21, 21–17   Champion
2013 Denmark Open   Lilyana Natsir   Zhang Nan
  Zhao Yunlei
11–21, 20–22   Runner-up
2013 Singapore Open (2)   Lilyana Natsir   Yoo Yeon-seong
  Eom Hye-won
21–12, 21–12   Champion
2013 India Open (3)   Lilyana Natsir   Ko Sung-hyun
  Kim Ha-na
21–16, 21–13   Champion
2013 All England Open (2)   Lilyana Natsir   Zhang Nan
  Zhao Yunlei
21–13, 21–17   Champion
2012 Denmark Open   Lilyana Natsir   Xu Chen
  Ma Jin
21–23, 26–24, 11–21   Runner-up
2012 Indonesia Open   Lilyana Natsir   Sudket Prapakamol
  Saralee Thoungthongkam
17–21, 21–17, 13–21   Runner-up
2012 India Open (2)   Lilyana Natsir   Sudket Prapakamol
  Saralee Thoungthongkam
21–16, 12–21, 21–14   Champion
2012 All England Open (1)   Lilyana Natsir   Thomas Laybourn
  Kamilla Rytter Juhl
21–17, 21–19   Champion
2011 Indonesia Open   Lilyana Natsir   Zhang Nan
  Zhao Yunlei
22–20, 14–21, 9–21   Runner-up
2011 Singapore Open (1)   Lilyana Natsir   Chen Hung-ling
  Cheng Wen-hsing
21–14, 27–25   Champion
2011 India Open (1)   Lilyana Natsir   Fran Kurniawan
  Pia Zebadiah Bernadeth
21–18, 23–21   Champion
     Superseries Finals Tournament
     Superseries Premier Tournament
     Superseries Tournament

BWF Grand Prix (10 titles, 3 runners-up)Edit

The BWF Grand Prix has two levels: Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007.

Mixed Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Indonesian Masters (3)   Liliyana Natsir   Praveen Jordan
  Debby Susanto
21–18, 21–13   Champion
2013 Indonesian Masters   Liliyana Natsir   Praveen Jordan
  Vita Marissa
20–22, 21–9, 14–21   Runner-up
2012 Macau Open (3)   Liliyana Natsir   Muhammad Rijal
  Debby Susanto
21–16, 14–21, 21–16   Champion
2012 Indonesian Masters (2)   Liliyana Natsir   Muhammad Rijal
  Debby Susanto
21–19, 21–14   Champion
2012 Swiss Open (1)   Liliyana Natsir   Sudket Prapakamol
  Saralee Thoungthongkam
21–16, 21–14   Champion
2011 Macau Open (2)   Liliyana Natsir   Chen Hung-ling
  Cheng Wen-hsing
Walkover   Champion
2011 Chinese Taipei Open   Liliyana Natsir   Ko Sung-hyun
  Eom Hye-won
22–24, 21–16, 17–21   Runner-up
2011 Malaysia Masters (1)   Liliyana Natsir   Chan Peng Soon
  Goh Liu Ying
18–21, 21–15, 21–19   Champion
2010 Indonesian Masters (1)   Liliyana Natsir   Markis Kido
  Lita Nurlita
21–11, 21–13   Champion
2010 Chinese Taipei Open   Liliyana Natsir   Hendra Aprida Gunawan
  Vita Marissa
20–22, 21–14, 20–22   Runner-up
2010 Macau Open (1)   Liliyana Natsir   Hendra Aprida Gunawan
  Vita Marissa
21–14, 21–18   Champion
2008 Vietnam Open (2)   Shendy Puspa Irawati   Riky Widianto
  Vanessa Neo Yu Yan
21–17, 21–9   Champion
2007 Vietnam Open (1)   Yulianti   Chau Hoi Wah
  Hui Wai Ho
21–11, 21–13   Champion
     Grand Prix Gold Tournament
     Grand Prix Tournament

BWF International Challenge (1 title)Edit

Mixed Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Vietnam International   Richi Puspita Dili   Fran Kurniawan
  Pia Zebadiah
21–14, 21–8   Champion

Record against selected opponentsEdit

Mixed Doubles results with Liliyana Natsir against Super Series finalists, Worlds Semi-finalists, and Olympic quarterfinalists.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Profile Ranking". Pb-pbsi.org. 
  2. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 2006-12-15. 
  3. ^ "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". Badmintonstore.com. Retrieved 29 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "tournamentsoftware.com". tournamentsoftware.com. 

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