Muhammad Rijal
Personal information
Birth nameMuhammad Rijal
CountryIndonesia
Born (1986-05-25) May 25, 1986 (age 35)
Tangerang, Indonesia
Height1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight68 kg (150 lb)
HandednessRight
CoachRichard Mainaky
Mixed doubles
Highest ranking6
BWF profile

Muhammad Rijal (born 25 May 1986) is an Indonesian badminton player from PB Djarum club.[1]

Career

Rijal captured his first international badminton title in mixed doubles with partner Vita Marissa at the 2008 Japan Super Series, beating fellow Indonesians Nova Widianto/Lilyana Natsir in the final round.[2]

Personal life

When he was young, he joined the Djarum Kudus badminton club. His parents' names are Ibrahim Martin (father) and Imas Riyati (mother). His hobby is football. Generally people called him Rizal.[3] His name usually spelled as Rijal instead of Rizal. His family is Sundanese, however because his first club was Djarum, he represented East Java in Indonesia National Sport Game. Now he is engaged in business in the sale of sports equipment and production of the shuttlecock.[4]

Participation at Indonesian Team

Achievements

Asian Championships

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2005 Gachibowli Indoor Stadium,
Hyderabad, India
Indonesia Endang Nursugianti South Korea Lee Jae-jin
South Korea Lee Hyo-jung
4–15, 8–15
Bronze

Southeast Asian Games

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Istora Senayan,
Jakarta, Indonesia
Indonesia Debby Susanto Thailand Sudket Prapakamol
Thailand Saralee Thoungthongkam
11–21, 14–21
Bronze
2013 Wunna Theikdi Indoor Stadium,
Naypyidaw, Myanmar
Indonesia Debby Susanto Thailand Maneepong Jongjit
Thailand Sapsiree Taerattanachai
21–18, 21–19
Gold

World Junior Championships

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2004 Minoru Arena,
Richmond, Canada
Indonesia Greysia Polii China He Hanbin
China Yu Yang
12–15, 12–15
Silver

BWF Superseries (1 title, 2 runners-up)

The BWF Superseries, which was launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007,[5] is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries levels are Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries consists of twelve tournaments around the world that have been introduced since 2011.[6] Successful players are invited to the Superseries Finals, which are held at the end of each year.

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2007 Swiss Open Indonesia Greysia Polii South Korea Lee Yong-dae
South Korea Lee Hyo-jung
21–14, 16–21, 18–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2008 Japan Open Indonesia Vita Marissa Indonesia Nova Widianto
Indonesia Liliyana Natsir
14–21, 21–15, 21–19 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Japan Open Indonesia Liliyana Natsir Malaysia Chan Peng Soon
Malaysia Goh Liu Ying
12–21, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF Superseries Finals tournament
  BWF Superseries Premier tournament
  BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand Prix (3 titles, 5 runners-up)

The BWF Grand Prix had two levels, the BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It was a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) which was held from 2007 to 2017.

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 India Grand Prix Gold Indonesia Debby Susanto Thailand Sudket Prapakamol
Thailand Saralee Thungthongkam
21–16, 18–21, 11–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 Indonesia Grand Prix Gold Indonesia Debby Susanto Indonesia Tontowi Ahmad
Indonesia Liliyana Natsir
19–21, 14–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 Chinese Taipei Open Indonesia Debby Susanto Hong Kong Lee Chun Hei
Hong Kong Chau Hoi Wah
21–14, 21–14 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Macau Open Indonesia Debby Susanto Indonesia Tontowi Ahmad
Indonesia Liliyana Natsir
16–21, 21–14, 16–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Dutch Open Indonesia Debby Susanto Singapore Danny Bawa Chrisnanta
Singapore Vanessa Neo
19–21, 23–25 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 U.S. Open Indonesia Vita Marissa Thailand Maneepong Jongjit
Thailand Sapsiree Taerattanachai
21–16, 21–19 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Vietnam Open Indonesia Vita Marissa Indonesia Irfan Fadhilah
Indonesia Weni Anggraini
21–18, 21–10 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Indonesian Masters Indonesia Vita Marissa Indonesia Riky Widianto
Indonesia Richi Puspita Dili
18–21, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Osaka International Indonesia Vita Marissa South Korea Choi Sol-gyu
South Korea Chae Yoo-jung
21–18, 17–21, 21–18 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Indonesia International Indonesia Vita Marissa Indonesia Ronald Alexander
Indonesia Melati Daeva Oktavianti
11–7, 4–11, 6–11, 7–11 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament

Performance timeline

Key
W F SF QF #R RR Q# A G S B NH N/A
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (G) gold, (S) silver or (B) bronze medal; (NH) not held; (N/A) not applicable.
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

National team

Team event 2011
Southeast Asian Games G

Individual competitions

Event 2004
'World Junior Championships S
Event 2011 2013
Southeast Asian Games B G
Event 2011 2013
World Championships 1R QF
Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Best
BWF Superseries
Swiss Open F QF A N/A F ('07)
Japan Open A W A 1R 1R F 2R QF W ('08)
BWF Superseries Finals NH DNQ RR DNQ RR ('12)
Tournament 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Best
BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold
Syed Modi International A F w/d NH A F ('11)
Swiss Open N/A A 2R QF 2R F ('07)
U.S. Open A W W ('14)
Chinese Taipei Open 2R QF W 2R A W ('12)
Vietnam Open 2R A W W ('14)
Dutch Open A F 2R F ('13)
Macau Open A QF SF F A F ('12)
Indonesian Masters NH QF 1R F 2R F F ('12, '14)

References

  1. ^ "Profil: Muhammad Rijal" (in Indonesian). PB Djarum. Retrieved 8 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Indonesia's Sony wins Yonex Open". The Japan Times. Retrieved 8 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Muhammad Rijal" (in Indonesian). Merdeka.com. Retrieved 8 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Ternyata, Muhammad Rijal sedang sibuk menekuni bisnis" (in Indonesian). PB Djarum. Retrieved 8 July 2017.
  5. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 15 December 2006. Archived from the original on 6 October 2007.
  6. ^ "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". www.ibadmintonstore.com. Archived from the original on 2 October 2013. Retrieved 29 September 2013.