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Vita Marissa (born 4 January 1981 in Jakarta, DKI Jakarta) is a badminton player from Indonesia.

Vita Marissa
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Vita Marissa at the 2013 French Open Superseries
Personal information
Birth nameVita Marissa
CountryIndonesia
Born (1981-01-04) 4 January 1981 (age 38)
Jakarta, Indonesia
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight66 kg (146 lb; 10.4 st)
HandednessRight
Mixed & women's doubles
Current rankingRetired
BWF profile

CareerEdit

Marissa competed in badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics in mixed doubles with partner Nova Widianto. They had a bye in the first round and defeated Robert Blair and Natalie Munt of Great Britain in the second. In the quarterfinals, Marissa and Widianto lost to Jens Eriksen and Mette Schjoldager of Denmark 15–12, 15–8. In September 2008 Marissa and her new partner Muhammad Rizal won in mixed doubles at the Japan Super Series after beating Nova Widianto/Lilyana Natsir 14–21, 21–15, 21–19 in the all Indonesian final.

In early 2009, she resigned from the Indonesia National Team and is no longer a PBSI player.

She continues her career as independent professional with her partner Flandy Limpele and her friend Nadya Melati, also a former national team player in women's doubles.

Olympic GamesEdit

2008 Summer Olympics – Mixed doubles
Round Partner Opponent Score Result
First Round   Flandy Limpele [3]   Kristof Hopp
  Birgit Overzier
21–12, 21–12 Win
Quarterfinal   Thomas Laybourn
  Kamilla Rytter Juhl
21–17, 15-21, 21–17 Win
Semifinal   Lee Yong-dae
  Ha Jung-eun
9-21, 21–12, 17-21 Lost
Bronze-final   He Hanbin [4]
  Yu Yang (badminton)
21-19, 17–21, 21–23 Lost (4th)
2008 Summer Olympics – Women's doubles
Round Partner Opponent Score Result
First round   Liliyana Natsir   Yang Wei [1]
  Zhang Jiewen
19–21, 15–21 Lost
2004 Summer Olympics – Mixed doubles
Round Partner Opponent Score Result
First round   Nova Widianto [8] - Bye Win
Second Round   Robert Blair
  Natalie Munt
15–8, 15–12 Win
Quarterfinal   Jens Eriksen
  Mette Schjoldager
12–15, 8–15 Lost

BWF World ChampionshipsEdit

Mixed doubles

2007 BWF World Championships – Mixed Doubles
Round Partner Opponent Score Result
First round   Flandy Limpele [6] - Bye Win
Second round   Robin Middleton
  Liza Parker
21–11, 19-21, 21–15 Win
Third round   Hendri Kurniawan Saputra [13]
  Li Yujia
14-21, 21–10, 21–13 Win
Quarterfinal   Nathan Robertson [4]
  Gail Emms
21–13, 21–16 Win
Semifinal   Zheng Bo [1]
  Gao Ling
21–17, 19–21, 19–21   Bronze

Asian GamesEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2002 Gangseo Gymnasium,
Busan, South Korea
  Nova Widianto [2]   Khunakorn Sudhisodhi [4]
  Saralee Thungthongkam
11–5, 5–11, 5–11   Bronze

Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2008 Bandaraya Stadium,
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
  Liliyana Natsir   Zhang Jiewen
  Yang Wei
10–21, 10–21   Bronze
2001 PhilSports Arena,
Manila, Philippines
  Deyana Lomban   Gao Ling
  Huang Sui
15–12, 4–15, 6–15   Silver

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2008 Bandaraya Stadium,
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
  Flandy Limpele   Nova Widianto
  Liliyana Natsir
21–17, 21–17   Gold (2)
2004 Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  Nova Widianto   Kim Dong-moon
  Ra Kyung-min
15–13, 7–15, 3–15   Bronze
2003 Tennis Indoor Gelora Bung Karno,
Jakarta, Indonesia
  Nova Widianto   Anggun Nugroho
  Eny Widiowati
15–2, 15–11   Gold (1)
2001 PhilSports Arena,
Manila, Philippines
  Tony Gunawan   Kim Dong-moon
  Ra Kyung-min
15–12, 13–15, 9–15   Bronze
2000 Tennis Indoor Gelora Bung Karno,
Jakarta, Indonesia
  Tri Kusharjanto   Wahyu Agung
  Emma Ermawati
14–17, 3–15   Bronze

Southeast Asian GamesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Istora Senayan,
Jakarta, Indonesia
  Nadya Melati   Anneke Feinya Agustine
  Nitya Krishinda Maheswari
19–21, 17–21   Silver
2007 Wongchawalitkul University,
Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Thailand
  Liliyana Natsir   Jo Novita
  Greysia Polii
21–15, 21–14   Gold (3)
2001 Malawati Stadium,
Selangor, Malaysia
  Deyana Lomban   Lim Pek Siah
  Ang Li Peng
15–5, 4–15, 15–9   Gold (1)

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2007 Wongchawalitkul University,
Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
  Flandy Limpele   Sudket Prapakamol
  Saralee Thungthongkam
21–14, 21–15   Gold (4)
2001 Malawati Stadium,
Selangor, Malaysia
  Nova Widianto   Bambang Suprianto
  Emma Ermawati
3–15, 15–7, 17–15   Gold (2)

World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1998 Sports and Aquatic Centre,
Melbourne, Australia
  Eny Widiowati   Gong Ruina
  Huang Sui
15–17, 13–15   Bronze

Asian Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1998 Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  Eny Widiowati   Gong Ruina
  Huang Sui
16–17, 15–17   Bronze
1997 Ninoy Aquino Stadium,
Manila, Philippines
  Eny Widiowati   Yang Wei
  Gao Ling
10–15, 12–15   Bronze

BWF Super Series (5 titles and 5 runners-up)Edit

The BWF Super Series, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007,[1] is a series of elite badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). A season of Super Series features twelve tournaments around the world, including five elevated as Premier Series, which were introduced in 2011,[2] with successful players invited to the Super Series Masters Finals held at the year's end.

Marissa played with many partners such as Nova Widianto, Liliyana Natsir, Muhammad Rijal and Flandy Limpele.

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 French Open   Hendra Aprida Gunawan   Nova Widianto
  Liliyana Natsir
7–21, 7–21   Runner-up
2008 Japan Open   Muhammad Rijal   Nova Widianto
  Liliyana Natsir
14–21, 21–15, 21–19   Champion
2008 Korea Open   Flandy Limpele   Lee Yong-dae
  Lee Hyo-jung
21–15, 14–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2007 French Open   Flandy Limpele   Xie Zhongbo
  Zhang Yawen
21–11, 21–15   Champion
2007 Singapore Open   Flandy Limpele   Sudket Prapakamol
  Saralee Thungthongkam
21–14, 21–13   Champion

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Indonesia Open   Nadya Melati   Wang Xiaoli
  Yu Yang
12–21, 10–21   Runner-up
2008 BWF Superseries Finals   Liliyana Natsir   Wong Pei Tty
  Chin Eei Hui
15–21, 20–22   Runner-up
2008 Indonesia Open   Liliyana Natsir   Miyuki Maeda
  Satoko Suetsuna
21–15, 21–14   Champion
2007 China Masters   Liliyana Natsir   Zhao Tingting
  Yang Wei
12–21, 21–15, 21–16   Champion
2007 Malaysia Open   Greysia Polii   Gao Ling
  Huang Sui
21–19, 12–21, 11–21   Runner-up
     Superseries Finals Tournament
     Superseries Premier Tournament
     Superseries Tournament

BWF Grand Prix (12 titles and 11 runners-up)Edit

The BWF Grand Prix has two levels, the Grand Prix Gold and Grand Prix. It is a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the BWF since 2007.

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Canada Open Grand Prix   Andrei Adistia   Lee Chun Hei
  Chau Hoi Wah
16–21, 18–21 Runner-up
2014 Indonesia Masters Grand Prix Gold   Muhammad Rijal   Riky Widianto
  Richi Puspita Dili
18–21, 19–21 Runner-up
2014 Vietnam Open Grand Prix   Muhammad Rijal   Irfan Fadhilah
  Weni Anggraini
21–18, 21–10 Winner
2014 US Open Grand Prix Gold   Muhammad Rijal   Maneepong Jongjit
  Sapsiree Taerattanachai
21–16, 21–19 Winner
2013 Indonesia Open Grand Prix Gold   Praveen Jordan   Tontowi Ahmad
  Liliyana Natsir
22–20, 9–21, 21–14 Winner
2013 New Zealand Open Grand Prix   Praveen Jordan   Riky Widianto
  Richi Puspita Dili
21–18, 21–8 Winner
2013 Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold   Praveen Jordan   Tan Aik Quan
  Lai Pei Jing
20–22, 21–13, 21–17 Winner
2012 US Open Grand Prix Gold   Tony Gunawan   Kenichi Hayakawa
  Misaki Matsutomo
21–13, 21–10 Winner
2011 Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold   Nova Widianto   Lee Sheng-mu
  Chien Yu-chin
10–21, 21–23 Runner-up
2010 Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold   Hendra Aprida Gunawan   Tontowi Ahmad
  Liliyana Natsir
22–20, 14–21, 22–20 Winner
2010 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold   Hendra Aprida Gunawan   Tontowi Ahmad
  Liliyana Natsir
14–21, 18–21 Runner-up
2009 India Open Grand Prix Gold   Flandy Limpele   Diju Valiyaveetil
  Jwala Gutta
21–14, 21–17 Winner
2009 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold   Hendra Aprida Gunawan   He Hanbin
  Yu Yang
14–21, 9–21 Runner-up
2009 Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold   Hendra Aprida Gunawan   Valiyaveetil Diju
  Jwala Gutta
21–23, 18–21 Runner-up
2007 Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold   Flandy Limpele   Thomas Laybourn
  Kamilla Rytter Juhl
21–18, 25–23 Winner

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Dutch Open Grand Prix   Shendy Puspa Irawati   Eefje Muskens
  Selena Piek
8–11, 11–4, 9–11, 10–11 Runner-up
2014 Indonesia Masters Grand Prix Gold   Shendy Puspa Irawati   Keshya Nurvita Hanadia
  Devi Tika Permatasari
23–21, 21–13 Winner
2014 US Open Grand Prix Gold   Shendy Puspa Irawati   Puttita Supajirakul
  Sapsiree Taerattanachai
21–15, 21–10 Winner
2013 Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold   Aprilsasi Putri Lejarsar Variella   Pia Zebadiah
  Rizki Amelia Pradipta
17–21, 21–16, 17–21 Runner-up
2013 Australia Open Grand Prix Gold   Aprilsasi Putri Lejarsar Variella   Savitree Amitrapai
  Sapsiree Taerattanachai
21–19, 21–15 Winner
2009 Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold   Mona Santoso   Yang Wei
  Zhang Jiewen
14–21, 9–21 Runner-up
2009 India Open Grand Prix Gold   Nadya Melati   Ma Jin
  Wang Xiaoli
14–21, 13–21 Runner-up
2007 Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix Gold   Liliyana Natsir   Chien Yu Chin
  Cheng Wen-Hsing
15–21, 21–17, 18–21 Runner-up
     Grand Prix Gold Tournament
     Grand Prix Tournament

Open tournaments (3 titles and 9 runners-up)Edit

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent in final Score Result
2006 Dutch Open   Flandy Limpele   Robert Blair
  Jenny Wallwork
18–21 18–21 Runner-up
2006 Japan Open   Flandy Limpele   Nova Widianto
  Liliyana Natsir
11–21, 21–18, 21–17 Winner
2005 Chinese Taipei Open   Devin Lahardi Fitriawan   Tony Gunawan
  Cheng Wen-hsing
15–17, 6–15 Runner-up
2004 Japan Open   Nova Widianto   Sudket Prapakamol
  Saralee Thungthongkam
15–10, 15–13 Winner
2003 Chinese Taipei Open   Nova Widianto   Kim Dong-moon
  Ra Kyung-min
7–15, 5–15 Runner-up
2002 Denmark Open   Nova Widianto   Kim Dong-moon
  Hwang Yu-mi
6–11, 11–4, 7–11 Runner-up
2002 Japan Open   Nova Widianto   Kim Dong-moon
  Ra Kyung-min
3–7, 2–7, 2–7 Runner-up
2002 Chinese Taipei Open   Nova Widianto   Tri Kusharjanto
  Emma Ermawati
11–8, 11–13, 7–11 Runner-up
2002 Indonesia Open   Nova Widianto   Bambang Suprianto
  Minarti Timur
7–11, 3–11 Runner-up
2001 Indonesia Open   Nova Widianto   Tri Kusharjanto
  Emma Ermawati
5–7, 1–7, 2–7 Runner-up

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent in final Score Result
2001 Indonesia Open   Deyana Lomban   Jane F. Bramsen
  Ann-Lou Jørgensen
7–5, 7–5, 7–3 Winner
1999 Thailand Open   Emma Ermawati   Gao Ling
  Qin Yiyuan
8–15, 2–15 Runner-up
     Open Tournament

Participation with Indonesian TeamEdit

Performance timelineEdit

Indonesian teamEdit

  • Junior level
Team Events 1997 1998
Asia Junior Championships   Silver   Bronze
  • Senior level
Team Events 2001 2007 2011
Southeast Asian Games   Gold   Gold   Silver
Team Events 2008
Uber Cup   Silver
Team Events 2007
Sudirman Cup   Silver

Individual competitionsEdit

  • Junior level
Event 1997 1998
Asia Junior Championships   Bronze (GD)   Bronze (GD)
Event 1998
World Junior Championships   Bronze (GD)
  • Senior level
Team Events 2001 2007 2011
Southeast Asian Games   Gold (WD)
  Gold (XD)
  Gold (WD)
  Gold (XD)
  Silver (XD)
Event 2000 2001 2003 2004 2008
Badminton Asia Championships   Bronze (XD)   Silver (WD)
  Bronze (XD)
  Gold (XD)   Bronze (XD)   Bronze (WD)
  Gold (XD)
Event 2002 2006
Asian Games QF (WD)
  Bronze (XD)
QF (WD)
R16 (XD)
Event 2001 2003 2005 2006 2007 2009 2010 2011 2013 2014 2015
BWF World Championships R3 (WD)
QF (XD)
R2 (XD) A A R3 (WD)
  Bronze (XD)
A R3 (XD) QF (WD) A A R2 (WD)
Event 2004 2008
Olympics QF (XD) R1 (WD)
4th (XD)
Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Best
BWF Super Series
  Korea Open R2 (XD) QF (WD)
F (XD)
A R2 (WD)
R2 (XD)
R2 (WD)
R1 (XD)
R2 (WD)
R1 (XD)
R2 (WD)
R1 (XD)
R1 (XD) F (2008)
  Malaysia Open F (WD)
QF (XD)
R2 (WD)
R1 (XD)
QF (WD)
R2 (XD)
R1 (WD)
QF (XD)
R1 (WD)
R1 (XD)
R1 (WD)
R1 (XD)
SF (WD)
SF (XD)
R2 (WD)
R1 (XD)
R1 (XD) F (2007)
  All England QF (WD)
R2 (XD)
R2 (WD)
R1 (XD)
A QF (XD) R1 (XD) R1 (WD)
R2 (XD)
R2 (XD) A SF (2003, 2004)
  Swiss Open SF (WD) QF (XD) A GPG SF (2007)
  India Open N/A GPG QF (XD) R2 (WD) A W (2009)
  Indonesia Open R1 (XD) W (WD)
SF (XD)
R2 (XD) SF (WD) F (WD)
R1 (XD)
R1 (WD)
R2 (XD)
R2 (WD)
R1 (XD)
R2 (WD)
R1 (XD)
R2 (XD) W (2001, 2008)
  Singapore Open QF (WD)
W (XD)
SF (WD)
R1 (XD)
A R2 (WD)
SF (XD)
QF (WD)
R1 (XD)
R2 (WD)
QF (XD)
R1 (WD)
SF (XD)
R2 (WD)
R1 (XD)
R1 (XD) W (2007)
  China Masters W (WD)
R2 (XD)
SF (XD) A R2 (WD)
R2 (XD)
A QF (XD) GPG W (2007)
  Japan Open R2 (WD)
QF (XD)
SF (WD)
W (XD)
SF (XD) R2 (WD)
QF (XD)
R1 (WD)
R2 (XD)
A R1 (WD)
QF (XD)
R1 (WD)
QF (XD)
R1 (XD) W (2004, 2006, 2008)
  Australian Open IS GP GPG A W (2013)
  Denmark Open QF (XD) A R2 (XD) R2 (WD)
SF (XD)
R2 (WD)
R1 (XD)
R1 (XD) R1 (XD) R1 (WD)
R1 (XD)
A F (2002)
  French Open W (XD) QF (WD)
R1 (XD)
R2 (WD)
F (XD)
R1 (WD)
QF (XD)
QF (WD)
QF (XD)
R2 (XD) R1 (WD)
QF (XD)
R2 (WD)
R1 (XD)
A W (2007)
  China Open QF (WD)
QF (XD)
A w/d A R1 (WD)
R1 (XD)
A R1 (WD)
R1 (XD)
A QF (2007)
  Hong Kong Open SF (XD) QF (WD)
R1 (XD)
R1 (WD)
SF (XD)
R2 (WD)
R1 (XD)
A QF (WD)
QF (XD)
R1 (WD) A SF (2007, 2009)
Super Series Finals N/A F (WD)
GS (XD)
GS (XD) GS (XD) NQ F (2008)
Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Best
Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Best
BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold
  Malaysia Masters N/A QF (WD)
SF (XD)
SF (WD)
QF (XD)
R1 (WD)
R2 (XD)
A F (WD)
W (XD)
R2 (WD)
QF (XD)
R2 (WD)
QF (XD)
W (2013)
  India Open N/A A F (WD)
W (XD)
A SS W (2009)
  Swiss Open SS A R2 (WD)
R1 (XD)
A R2 (XD) A SF (2007)
  Australian Open QF (XD) QF (WD)
R1 (XD)
W (WD)
R1 (XD)
SS W (2013)
  New Zealand Open N/A N/A SF (WD)
W (XD)
A SF (WD)
QF (XD)
W (2013)
  U.S. Open A SF (WD)
W (XD)
A W (WD)
W (XD)
A W (2012, 2014 WD, 2014 XD)
  Canada Open N/A A R2 (WD)
F (XD)
F (2015)
  Chinese Taipei Open F (WD)
W (XD)
F (WD)
F (XD)
R2 (WD)
W (XD)
QF (WD)
R2 (XD)
A R2 (XD) W (2007, 2010)
  Vietnam Open A R2 (WD)
W (XD)
QF (WD)
QF (XD)
W (2014)
  Thailand Open N/A R2 (WD)
F (XD)
QF (WD)
R2 (XD)
A N/A R2 (WD)
R1 (XD)
F (1999, 2011)
  Dutch Open A R2 (WD) A F (WD)
R2 (XD)
A F (2006, 2014)
  Macau Open R2 (WD)
F (XD)
R2 (WD)
F (XD)
R1 (WD)
R2 (XD)
A F (2009, 2010)
  Indonesian Masters N/A SF (WD)
QF (XD)
QF (WD)
SF (XD)
R2 (WD)
R1 (XD)
SF (WD)
W (XD)
W (WD)
F (XD)
SF (WD)
QF (XD)
W (2013, 2014)
Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Best
Tournament 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 Best
IBF World Badminton Grand Prix
  All England SF (XD) SF (XD) A SF (2003, 2004)
  Chinese Taipei Open N/A F (XD) F (XD) F (XD) F (2002, 2003, 2005)
  Denmark Open SF (XD) SF (WD)
SF (XD)
F (XD) A R1 (WD)
QF (XD)
F (2002)
  Dutch Open R2 (WD)
SF (XD)
A F (XD) F (2006)
  Indonesia Open SF (WD)
QF (XD)
QF (WD) W (WD)
F (XD)
R1 (WD)
F (XD)
A R2 (XD) W (2001)
  Japan Open F (XD) W (XD) W (XD) W (2004, 2006)
  Thailand Open F N/A F (1999)

Personal lifeEdit

When Marissa was young, she joined the Tangkas Jakarta badminton club.

Her parents were Aris Harsono (father) and Yulianawati (mother).

Her hobbies are billiards, swimming, and watching movies. Generally people call her Vita.

After she has finished all competitions, no matter what the result were, she always makes a symbol of the Spirit of Jesus Christ.

In 2008, as the oldest player in Uber Cup team, she was appointed as the team captain.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 15 December 2006.
  2. ^ "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". Badmintonstore.com. Retrieved 29 September 2013.

External linksEdit