Latest Badminton News and Articles

Praveen Jordan/Debby Susanto qualified for World Champs

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Category: Badminton News Published: 05 August 2014
Posted by BadmintonPlanet.com Hits: 648

Jakarta: Indonesian mixed doubles Praveen Jordan / Debby Susanto, managed to qualify for the 2014 World Championships to be held in Copenhagen, Denmark, from August 25 to August 31.

Initially, Praveen / Debby did not qualify for the World Championship due to insufficient BWF world ranking points. However, with the withdrawal of several players including Tontowi Ahmad / Liliyana Natsir, the world number 30 pair was eventually able to earn a spot at the Copenhagen World Championships.

Praveen Jordan and Debby Susanto (right) of Indonesia
Praveen Jordan and Debby Susanto (right) of Indonesia

Praveen Jordan and Debby Susanto (right) of Indonesia

 

"Qualified for the World Championship is definitely a big boost for Praveen / Debby, it gives them a chance to show what they can do," said their coach, Richard Mainaky.

"Their target is to reach either quarter-finals or semi-finals. They are currently training very hard to prepare for the World Championships,” added Mainaky.

Riky Widianto / Richi Puspita Dili of Indonesia
Riky Widianto / Richi Puspita Dili of Indonesia

Riky Widianto / Richi Puspita Dili of Indonesia

“Even though we didn’t qualify for the World Championships on our merit, I am still very pleased and excited to be able to play in Copenhagen,” said Praveen.

“Debby and I have been aiming for the world championships since we started our partnership at the beginning of this year. We’ve never played in such as a prestigious tournament, it’s going to be a valuable experience for us,” added Praveen.

Praveen/Debby will join three other Indonesian mixed doubles pairs -  Riky Widianto / Richi Puspita Dili, Markis Kido / Pia Zebadiah Fernaldi Bernadeth and Marcus Gideon / Rizki Amelia Pradipta in the World Championships.

Markis Kido / Pia Zebadiah Fernaldi Bernadeth
Markis Kido / Pia Zebadiah Fernaldi Bernadeth

Markis Kido / Pia Zebadiah Fernaldi Bernadeth

  • No comments found

Facebook

Twitter

Google Plus

Replays: Superseries Finals 2014

2014 Dubai Superseries Finals Badminton Videos

Watch Replays

Related Badminton News

  • Recent News
  • Popular
Yoo Yeon-Seong marries girlfriend Eriko Tsuchiya

Seoul: World number one men's doubles player Yoo Yeon-Seong

Lin Dan's wax figure switches over to YONEX, too

Shanghai: After Lin Dan officially signed a multi-year spons

Lin Dan among the big names bidding farewell at the 2016 Rio Olympics

The Olympic Games are always packed with emotional stories a

Lin Dan joins torch relay for 2014 Youth Olympics

Nanjing: Two times Olympic gold medalist Lin Dan was one of

The love story of Derek Wong and Vanessa Neo

By Cheryl Tay The love story of Singapore badminton players

Video: Badminton is the most "dangerous" sport on earth

Hanoi: Thanks to the quick work of a match referee, no-one w

Recommended badminton news for you