Meluawati (later Meiluawati; born May 25, 1975) is an Indonesian born former world-class badminton player who represented Indonesia and later the United States.

Career

Meluawati was a member of Indonesia's world champion 1996 Uber Cup (women's international) team, winning her final round match against China's future World and Olympic champion Zhang Ning. She was also a member of the 1998 Indonesian Uber Cup team which finished second to China. In individual competition she won women's singles at the Polish Open in 1996 and was women's singles runner-up to the formidable Susi Susanti at the 1997 Indonesia Open.

Playing for the United States in the early 2000s, Meluawati won consecutive U.S. National women's singles titles in 2001, 2002, and 2003; and women's doubles in 2001 and 2003. She also won women's singles at the Pan American Championships in 2001.[1]

Achievements

Pan Am Championships

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2001 Lima, Peru United States Cindy Shi 7–1, 7–2, 7–3
Gold
Gold

Southeast Asian Games

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
1997 Asia-Africa Hall, Jakarta, Indonesia Indonesia Mia Audina 10–12, 11–12
Silver
Silver

World Junior Championships

The Bimantara World Junior Championships was an international invitation badminton tournament for junior players. It was held in Jakarta, Indonesia from 1987 to 1991.

Girls' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
1991 Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia China Yao Yan 11–0, 9–11, 7–11
Silver
Silver

IBF World Grand Prix

The World Badminton Grand Prix was sanctioned by the International Badminton Federation from 1983 to 2006.

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
1996 Polish Open China Wang Chen 11–6, 11–4 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1997 Indonesia Open Indonesia Susi Susanti 4–11, 5–11 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

IBF International

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2001 USA Southern Panam International Peru Sandra Jimeno 7–2, 7–0, 7–0 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2001 USA Southern Pan Am International United States Mesinee Mangkalakiri Peru Sandra Jimeno
Peru Doriana Rivera
0–7, 7–3, 7–5 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

References

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-10-20. Retrieved 2008-11-23.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)