Tontowi Ahmad at the 2013 French Open Superseries
|Born||18 July 1987|
Banyumas, Central Java, Indonesia
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||75 kg (165 lb)|
|Retired||18 May 2020|
|Highest ranking||1 (XD with Liliyana Natsir 3 May 2018) |
15 (XD with Winny Oktavina Kandow 24 September 2019)
261 (XD with Apriyani Rahayu 17 March 2020)
Tontowi Ahmad (born 18 July 1987) is a retired Indonesian badminton player. He plays for PB. Djarum, a badminton club in Kudus, Central Java and joined the club in 2005. Tontowi Ahmad rose to prominence in the world badminton in 2010 when he paired with the established mixed doubles star Liliyana Natsir. With Natsir he won the 2016 Olympic gold medal in the mixed doubles category.
Ahmad made his debut at the Olympic Games in 2012 London. He competed in the mixed doubles event with partner Liliyana Natsir and finished fourth.
|2012 Summer Olympics – Mixed doubles|
|Group stage||Liliyana Natsir|| Valiyaveetil Diju |
|Group stage|| Lee Yong-dae |
|Group stage|| Thomas Laybourn |
Kamilla Rytter Juhl
|Quarterfinal|| Michael Fuchs |
|Semifinal|| Xu Chen  |
|21–16, 18–21, 13–21||Lost|
|Bronze-final|| Joachim Fischer Nielsen  |
|12–21, 12–21||Lost (4th)|
Ahmad made his second appearances at the Olympic Games in 2016 Rio. Paired with Liliyana Natsir, the duo won the gold medal at the end after beating Chan Peng Soon and Goh Liu Ying of Malaysia. Ahmad and Natsir won all of their matches in straight sets, including against the current no. 1-ranked Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei.
|2016 Summer Olympics – Mixed doubles|
|Group stage||Liliyana Natsir|| Robin Middleton |
|Group stage|| Bodin Issara |
|Group stage|| Chan Peng Soon |
Goh Liu Ying
|Quarterfinal|| Praveen Jordan |
|Semifinal|| Zhang Nan  |
|Final|| Chan Peng Soon |
Goh Liu Ying
|2016||Riocentro - Pavilion 4, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil||Liliyana Natsir|| Chan Peng Soon |
Goh Liu Ying
|2011||Wembley Arena, London, England||Liliyana Natsir|| Chris Adcock |
|2013||Tianhe Sports Center, Guangzhou, China||Liliyana Natsir|| Xu Chen |
|21–13, 16–21, 22–20||Gold|
|2015||Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia||Liliyana Natsir|| Zhang Nan |
|22–20, 21–23, 12–21||Bronze|
|2017||Emirates Arena, Glasgow, Scotland||Liliyana Natsir|| Zheng Siwei |
|15–21, 21–16, 21–15||Gold|
|2014||Gyeyang Gymnasium, Incheon, South Korea||Liliyana Natsir|| Zhang Nan |
|2018||Istora Gelora Bung Karno, Jakarta, Indonesia||Liliyana Natsir|| Zheng Siwei |
|2015||Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium, Wuhan, China||Liliyana Natsir|| Lee Chun Hei |
Chau Hoi Wah
|2016||Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium, Wuhan, China||Liliyana Natsir|| Zhang Nan |
|21–16, 9–21, 17–21||Silver|
|2018||Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium, Wuhan, China||Liliyana Natsir|| Wang Yilü |
|2011||Istora Gelora Bung Karno, Jakarta, Indonesia||Liliyana Natsir|| Sudket Prapakamol |
The BWF World Tour, which was announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018, 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300 (part of the HSBC World Tour), and the BWF Tour Super 100.is a series of elite badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tours are divided into levels of World Tour Finals, Super
|2018||Indonesia Masters||Super 500||Liliyana Natsir|| Zheng Siwei |
|2018||Indonesia Open||Super 1000||Liliyana Natsir|| Chan Peng Soon |
Goh Liu Ying
|2018||Singapore Open||Super 500||Liliyana Natsir|| Goh Soon Huat |
Shevon Jemie Lai
|2019||Indonesia Masters||Super 500||Liliyana Natsir|| Zheng Siwei |
|21–19, 19–21, 16–21||Runner-up|
The BWF Superseries, which was launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007,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. Successful players are invited to the Superseries Finals, which are held at the end of each year.
|2011||India Open||Liliyana Natsir|| Fran Kurniawan |
Pia Zebadiah Bernadeth
|2011||Singapore Open||Liliyana Natsir|| Chen Hung-ling |
|2011||Indonesia Open||Liliyana Natsir|| Zhang Nan |
|22–20, 14–21, 9–21||Runner-up|
|2012||All England Open||Liliyana Natsir|| Thomas Laybourn |
Kamilla Rytter Juhl
|2012||India Open||Liliyana Natsir|| Sudket Prapakamol |
|21–16, 12–21, 21–14||Winner|
|2012||Indonesia Open||Liliyana Natsir|| Sudket Prapakamol |
|17–21, 21–17, 13–21||Runner-up|
|2012||Denmark Open||Liliyana Natsir|| Xu Chen |
|21–23, 26–24, 11–21||Runner-up|
|2013||All England Open||Liliyana Natsir|| Zhang Nan |
|2013||India Open||Liliyana Natsir|| Ko Sung-hyun |
|2013||Singapore Open||Liliyana Natsir|| Yoo Yeon-seong |
|2013||Denmark Open||Liliyana Natsir|| Zhang Nan |
|2013||China Open||Liliyana Natsir|| Joachim Fischer Nielsen |
|21–10, 5–21, 21–17||Winner|
|2014||All England Open||Liliyana Natsir|| Zhang Nan |
|2014||Singapore Open||Liliyana Natsir|| Riky Widianto |
Puspita Richi Dili
|2014||Denmark Open||Liliyana Natsir|| Xu Chen |
|2014||French Open||Liliyana Natsir|| Chris Adcock |
|2015||All England Open||Liliyana Natsir|| Zhang Nan |
|2015||Korea Open||Liliyana Natsir|| Zhang Nan |
|2015||Denmark Open||Liliyana Natsir|| Ko Sung-hyun |
|22–20, 18–21, 9–21||Runner-up|
|2016||Malaysia Open||Liliyana Natsir|| Chan Peng Soon |
Goh Liu Ying
|23–21, 13–21, 21–16||Winner|
|2016||China Open||Liliyana Natsir|| Zhang Nan |
|21–13, 22–24, 21–16||Winner|
|2016||Hong Kong Open||Liliyana Natsir|| Praveen Jordan |
|2017||Indonesia Open||Liliyana Natsir|| Zheng Siwei |
|2017||French Open||Liliyana Natsir|| Zheng Siwei |
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.
|2007||Vietnam Open||Yulianti|| Hui Wai Ho |
Chau Hoi Wah
|2008||Vietnam Open||Shendy Puspa Irawati|| Riky Widianto |
|2010||Macau Open||Liliyana Natsir|| Hendra Aprida Gunawan |
|2010||Chinese Taipei Open||Liliyana Natsir|| Hendra Aprida Gunawan |
|20–22, 21–14, 20–22||Runner-up|
|2010||Indonesia Grand Prix Gold||Liliyana Natsir|| Markis Kido |
|2011||Malaysia Grand Prix Gold||Liliyana Natsir|| Chan Peng Soon |
Goh Liu Ying
|18–21, 21–15, 21–19||Winner|
|2011||Chinese Taipei Open||Liliyana Natsir|| Ko Sung-hyun |
|22–24, 21–16, 17–21||Runner-up|
|2011||Macau Open||Liliyana Natsir|| Chen Hung-ling |
|2012||Swiss Open||Liliyana Natsir|| Sudket Prapakamol |
|2012||Indonesia Grand Prix Gold||Liliyana Natsir|| Muhammad Rijal |
|2012||Macau Open||Liliyana Natsir|| Muhammad Rijal |
|21–16, 14–21, 21–16||Winner|
|2013||Indonesia Grand Prix Gold||Liliyana Natsir|| Praveen Jordan |
|20–22, 21–9, 14–21||Runner-up|
|2015||Indonesian Masters||Liliyana Natsir|| Praveen Jordan |
|2006||Malaysia Satellite||Yulianti|| Shin Baek-cheol |
|2006||Cheers Asian Satellite||Yulianti|| Lingga Lie |
Devi Tika Permatasari
|2007||Smiling Fish International||Yulianti|| Thitipong Lapho |
|21–17, 17–21, 21–17||Winner|
|2007||Vietnam International||Yulianti|| Tri Kusharyanto |
|2007||Indonesia International||Yulianti|| Yoo Yeon-seong |
|21–16, 15–21, 21–9||Winner|
|2009||Vietnam International||Richi Puspita Dili|| Fran Kurniawan |
|Asian Junior Championships||Bronze|
|Southeast Asian Games||Gold|
|Asia Mixed Team Championships||Bronze|
|Southeast Asian Games||Gold|
|BWF World Tour|
|Malaysia Masters||A||R2||A||W (2011)|
|Indonesia Masters||F||F||R2||W (2010, 2012, 2015)|
|Spain Masters||A||QF||Ret||QF (2019)|
|German Open||A||R2||R2 (2008, 2019)|
|All England Open||R2||QF||W (2012, 2013, 2014)|
|Singapore Open||F||A||W (2011, 2013, 2014)|
|Australian Open||A||R1||SF (2015)|
|Chinese Taipei Open||w/d||QF||F (2010, 2011)|
|Korea Open||A||R1||F (2015)|
|China Open||R2||QF||W (2013, 2016)|
|Japan Open||w/d||R1||QF (2015)|
|Denmark Open||SF||R1||F (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)|
|French Open||QF||R1||W (2014, 2017)|
|Fuzhou China Open||QF||A||QF (2018)|
|Hong Kong Open||R1||R1||W (2016)|
|Indonesia Open||W||QF||W (2017, 2018)|
|Malaysia Open||QF||QF||W (2016)|
|Thailand Open||A||R1||R2 (2007)|
|India Open||w/d||QF||W (2011, 2012, 2013)|
|All England Open||A||R2||W||W||W||F||QF||QF||W (2012, 2013, 2014)|
|India Open||GPG||W||W||W||SF||A||w/d||A||W (2011, 2012, 2013)|
|Malaysia Open||A||R1||SF||A||SF||SF||W||SF||W (2016)|
|Singapore Open||R2||W||R2||W||W||SF||SF||R1||W (2011, 2013, 2014)|
|Australian Open||GP||GPG||w/d||SF||R1||R1||SF (2015)|
|Indonesia Open||R2||F||F||SF||SF||SF||R2||W||W (2017)|
|Japan Open||A||R2||A||QF||A||QF (2015)|
|Korea Open||A||QF||QF||QF||A||F||A||F (2015)|
|Denmark Open||A||R1||F||F||F||F||R2||SF||F (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)|
|French Open||A||SF||QF||QF||W||R1||A||W||W (2014, 2017)|
|China Open||A||R2||SF||W||QF||R1||W||QF||W (2013, 2016)|
|Hong Kong Open||R2||A||QF||A||W||A||W (2016)|
|BWF Superseries Finals||DNQ||GS||GS||GS||GS||GS||w/d||SF||SF (2017)|
|BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold|
|German Open||A|| R1 (MD) |
|India Open||N/A|| R1 (MD) |
|Malaysia Masters||N/A||R1||A||W||A||R1||SF||W (2011)|
|Swiss Open||SS||SF||W||SF||A||SF||A||R2||W (2012)|
|Philippines Open||A||N/A||R2||N/A||R2 (2009)|
|New Zealand Open||A||SF||N/A||IC||N/A||A||SF (2009)|
|Thailand Open||R2||R1||A||N/A||A||N/A||A||R2 (2007)|
|Chinese Taipei Open||A||R1||SF||F||F||A||F (2010, 2011)|
|Indonesian Masters||N/A||W||R2||W||F||A||W||A||N/A||W (2010, 2012, 2015)|
|Macau Open||A||R2||A||W||W||W||A||W (2010, 2011, 2012)|
|Dutch Open||R2(XD)||A||R2 (2007)|
|Vietnam Open|| R1 (MD) |
|W||SF||A||W (2007, 2008)|
|Russian Open|| QF(MD) |
Mixed doubles results with Liliyana Natsir against Super Series finalists, Worlds Semi-finalists, and Olympic quarterfinalists.
Robert Bogumił Mateusiak is a male badminton player from Poland.
Thomas Laybourn is a retired badminton player from Denmark. He is a World Champions, two times European Champions and was ranked as world number 1 in the mixed doubles in January 2011.
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