Debora Jille
Personal information
CountryNetherlands
Born (1999-09-11) 11 September 1999 (age 24)
Nieuwegein, Netherlands
ResidenceArnhem, Netherlands
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
HandednessRight[1]
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking23 (WD with Cheryl Seinen 3 January 2023)
61 (XD with Ties van der Lecq 20 December 2022)
Current ranking33 (WD with Cheryl Seinen)
221 (XD with Ties van der Lecq) (2 January 2024)
Medal record
Women's badminton
Representing  Netherlands
European Games
Silver medal – second place 2023 Kraków–Małopolska Women's doubles
European Mixed Team Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2019 Copenhagen Mixed team
BWF profile

Debora Jille (born 11 September 1999) is a Dutch badminton player.[2]

She won the silver medal at the 2023 European Games with Cheryl Seinen.[3]

Career

Debora Jille started playing badminton when she was almost seven years old. Just like her brothers Stefan and Ruben they first started playing tennis before picking up the sport of their mother, badminton in Houten and in Amersfoort. She won the women's doubles title twice at the Dutch National Badminton Championships in 2022 and 2023 together with partner Cheryl Seinen; and also won the mixed doubles title in 2022 with Ties van der Lecq. In the Dutch Eredivisie league, she is playing for BC Duinwijck. In the German Bundesliga league, she played for TV Refrath, while in Denmark in the Elite league her club is Vendsyssel Badminton Club.

Achievements

European Games

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result Ref
2023 Arena Jaskółka,
Tarnów, Poland
Netherlands Cheryl Seinen Bulgaria Gabriela Stoeva
Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva
7–21, 17–21 Silver Silver [3]

BWF International Challenge/Series (6 titles, 5 runners-up)

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Dutch International Netherlands Imke van der Aar Germany Cisita Joity Jansen
Germany Birgit Overzier
18–21, 18–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2017 Belgian International Netherlands Imke van der Aar Netherlands Selena Piek
Netherlands Cheryl Seinen
14–21, 16-21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 Swedish Open Netherlands Imke van der Aar Sweden Emma Karlsson
Sweden Johanna Magnusson
21–18, 11–21, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 Dutch International Netherlands Alyssa Tirtosentono Denmark Amalie Magelund
Denmark Freja Ravn
24–22, 19–21, 11–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 Croatian International Netherlands Alyssa Tirtosentono Ukraine Hrystyna Dzhangobekova
Slovakia Katarina Vargová
21–13, 21–9 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Lithuanian International Netherlands Alyssa Tirtosentono Denmark Christine Busch
Denmark Amalie Schulz
21–18, 21–10 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2021 Dutch Open Netherlands Cheryl Seinen Sweden Johanna Magnusson
Sweden Clara Nistad
21–17, 14–21, 12–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2021 Irish Open Netherlands Cheryl Seinen Australia Chen Hsuan-yu
Australia Gronya Somerville
15–21, 21–14, 21–14 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2022 Dutch Open Netherlands Cheryl Seinen England Chloe Birch
England Lauren Smith
5–10 retired 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2023 Dutch Open Netherlands Cheryl Seinen Denmark Julie Finne-Ipsen
Denmark Mai Surrow
21–9, 21–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Lithuanian International Netherlands Ties van der Lecq Russia Georgii Karpov
Russia Viktoriia Kozyreva
21–14, 23–21 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament
  BWF Future Series tournament

References

  1. ^ "Debora Jille". Badmintonline.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 28 May 2021.
  2. ^ "Spelers: Debora Jille". badmintonline.nl. Retrieved 17 August 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Zilver voor Jille/Seinen op Europese Spelen 2023" (in Dutch). Blik op nieuws. 1 July 2023. Archived from the original on 2 July 2023. Retrieved 2 July 2023.