Gloria Emanuelle Widjaja
|Gloria Emanuelle Widjaja|
Gloria Emanuelle Widjaja at the 2015 BWF World Championships
|Born||28 December 1993|
Bekasi, West Java, Indonesia
|Height||1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Highest ranking||6 (with Hafiz Faizal 7 May 2019)|
|Current ranking||8 (with Hafiz Faizal 2 February 2021)|
Gloria Emanuelle Widjaja (born 28 December 1993) is an Indonesian badminton player from PB Djarum, a badminton club in Kudus, Central Java; she joined the club in 2007. She was the 2011 Indonesia National and World Junior Champions in the mixed doubles event. For her achievements, Widjaja was awarded as the best Djarum player of the year. She won her first senior international title in 2014 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold.
Widjaja made a debut in the international tournament at the 2010 Indonesia International Challenge, reaching in to the quarterfinals in the women's and mixed doubles event. She was selected to join national junior team compete at the 2011 Asian and World Junior Championships. Teamed-up with Alfian Eko Prasetya, they emerged as the mixed doubles world junior champion, beating their compatriot Ronald Alexander and Tiara Rosalia Nuraidah in the rubber games 12–21, 21–17, 25–23 in the final. In 2012, she and Prasetya finished as the runner-up at the 2012 India International Challenge after defeated by the first seeded Irfan Fadhilah and Weni Anggraini in the final.
In early 2013, Widjaja started her partnership with the 2012 World junior champion, Edi Subaktiar. The duo competed at the 2013 Asian Championships, but lost to South Korean pair Ko Sung-hyun and Kim Ha-na in the first round. At the 2013 Indonesia Open Grand Prix Gold, they failed to advance to the final stage, had upset by the six seeded Praveen Jordan and Vita Marissa in the semifinal.
In 2014, Widjaja became the semifinalists at the Malaysia Grand Prix Gold, Indonesia Masters, Bulgarian International, Dutch Open with Edi Subaktiar, New Zealand Open with Irfan Fadhilah, and at the Indonesia International with Alfian Eko Prasetya. In November 2014, she and Subaktiar clinched their first title at the Grand Prix Gold tournament in Macau Open.
Widjaja started the 2015 season by competing at the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold with Edi Subaktiar. They reached in to the semifinals round, but lost to their teammates Praveen Jordan and Debby Susanto. The duo then took the title at the Austrian Open. Widjaja and Subaktiar made their first appearance at the semifinals of the BWF Super Series event in India Open, and at the China Masters Grand Prix Gold, they grabbed the runner-up podium. In August 2015, she qualified to compete at the World Championships in Jakarta as the 12th seeded with Subaktiar. They finished in the third round, after defeated by the 8th seeded from South Korea Ko Sung-hyun and Kim Ha-na.
In mid 2016, Widjaja paired with Riky Widianto compete at the Chinese Taipei Open, and the new pair finished in the semifinals round. In 2017, Widjaja teamed-up with the 2016 Olympic gold medalist Tontowi Ahmad, but their partnership did not last long. Their best achievement was the semifinalist at the Malaysia Masters. Widjaja then paired up again with Edi Subaktiar, but due to injury suffered by Subaktiar at the Southeast Asian Games, she's getting a new partner again with Hafiz Faizal. They ended the 2017 BWF Season by achieve the semifinals in Bitburger Open and Korea Masters.
In 2018, Widjaja comes up with Hafiz Faizal, they showed their good performance by beat the seeded players to reach the semifinals round at the Malaysia Masters, but their pace intercepted by the 5th seeded Zheng Siwei and Huang Yaqiong. At the BWF Super 1000 Indonesia Open, they also finished in the semifinals. The partnership finally won their first title at the BWF Super 500 Thailand Open, beat the top seeded Chris and Gabby Adcock of England in the final with the score 21–12, 21–12.
In 2019, Widjaja reached the finals of German Open with Hafiz Faizal, but they were defeated by South Korean pair Seo Seung-jae and Chae Yoo-jung in straight games. In April, she and Faizal beat the Olympic Games silver medalists Chan Peng Soon and Goh Liu Ying to reach the semi-finals of Singapore Open, but they were stopped to another Malaysian pair Tan Kian Meng and Lai Pei Jing in a close rubber games. At the Oceania tour, she and her partner finished as the semi-finalists in New Zealand and quarter-finalists in Australian Open. Widjaja featured in Indonesian squad that won the bronze medal in Sudirman Cup. In July, she and Faizal beat the world number 1 Zheng Siwei and Huang Yaqiong in the quarter-finals of Japan Open, but the duo lost to their compatriot Praveen Jordan and Melati Daeva Oktavianti in the semi-finals. In August, she and her partner played at the World Championships held in Basel, Switzerland, but this time they lost to Zheng and Huang in the third round. In the remaining of the 2019 tour, their best results were the semi-finalists in Chinese Taipei and Hong Kong Open. Widjaja and Faizal qualified to compete at the World Tour Finals in Guangzhou, but only finished third in the group B standings. Widjaja and Faizal reached a career high as mixed doubles world number 6 in May 2019.
In 2020, Widjaja started the season as the semi-finalists in Malaysia Masters with her partner Hafiz Faizal. Two weeks later, the duo finished as the finalist in Thailand Masters lost to English pair Marcus Ellis and Lauren Smith in rubber games.
BWF World Junior Championships
Taoyuan City, Taipei, Chinese Taipei
|Alfian Eko Prasetya|| Ronald Alexander
Tiara Rosalia Nuraidah
|12–21, 21–17, 25–23||Gold|
BWF World Tour (1 title, 2 runners-up)
The BWF World Tour, which was announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018, 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 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300 (part of the HSBC World Tour), and the BWF Tour Super 100.
|2018||Thailand Open||Super 500||Hafiz Faizal|| Chris Adcock
|2019||German Open||Super 300||Hafiz Faizal|| Seo Seung-jae
|2020||Thailand Masters||Super 300||Hafiz Faizal|| Marcus Ellis
|16–21, 21–13, 16–21||Runner-up|
BWF Grand Prix (1 title, 1 runner-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.
|2014||Macau Open||Edi Subaktiar|| Danny Bawa Chrisnanta
Vanessa Neo Yu Yan
|21–15, 29–30, 22–20||Winner|
|2015||China Masters||Edi Subaktiar|| Liu Cheng
|21–18, 15–21, 24–26||Runner-up|
BWF International Challenge/Series (1 title, 1 runner-up)
|2012||India International||Alfian Eko Prasetya|| Irfan Fadhilah
|2015||Austrian Open||Edi Subaktiar|| Ronald Alexander
Melati Daeva Oktaviani
|15–21, 22–20, 21–18||Winner|
- Junior level
|Asian Junior Championships||B|
|World Junior Championships||7th|
- Senior level
|Southeast Asian Games||B||NH||A|
|Asia Mixed Team Championships||QF||NH||A|
- Junior level
|Asian Junior Championships||3R (GD) |
|World Junior Championships||G (XD)|
- Senior level
|BWF Superseries / Grand Prix||BWF World Tour|
|Thailand Masters||NH||1R||w/d||A||F||NH||F (2020)|
|Swiss Open||A||2R||2R||A||NH||1R||2R (2016, 2017)|
|German Open||A||1R (WD)
|All England Open||A||1R||2R||A||QF||1R||QF||A||QF (2018, 2020)|
|Malaysia Masters||A||2R||QF||SF (XD)||SF||A||SF||SF||2R||SF||SF (2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2020)|
|New Zealand Open||NH||IC||NH||A||SF (XD)||A||QF||2R||SF||NH||SF (2014, 2019)|
|Australian Open||A||2R||A||2R||QF||NH||QF (2019)|
|India Open||A||SF||A||2R||1R||SF||NH||SF (2015, 2019)|
|Malaysia Open||A||2R||A||2R||2R||2R||NH||2R (2015, 2017, 2018, 2019)|
|Singapore Open||A||2R||A||A||SF||NH||SF (2019)|
|Korea Masters||A||2R||QF||A||SF||A||NH||SF (2017)|
|Indonesia Masters||2R (WD)
|1R (WD)||QF||SF||1R (WD)
|1R||1R||NH||1R||2R||1R||SF (2013, 2014)|
|Indonesia Open||A||1R||A||2R||1R||1R||SF||2R||NH||SF (2018)|
|Thailand Open||NH||A||1R||QF||NH||1R||2R||A||W||2R||1R||NH||W (2018)|
|Korea Open||A||1R||A||QF||2R||NH||QF (2018)|
|Taipei Open||A||1R (XD)||1R||SF||A||SF||NH||SF (2016, 2019)|
|China Open||A||1R||A||1R||1R||NH||1R (2013, 2018, 2019)|
|Japan Open||A||1R||A||2R||SF||NH||SF (2019)|
|Dutch Open||A||QF (WD)
|Denmark Open||A||2R||2R||A||2R (2018, 2019)|
|French Open||A||1R||A||1R||1R||2R||NH||2R (2019)|
|SaarLorLux Open||A||1R||A||SF||A||NH||SF (2017)|
|Macau Open||A||1R||A||W (XD)||QF||1R||A||QF||NH||W (2014)|
|Fuzhou China Open||A||F||1R||2R||1R||1R||NH||F (2015)|
|Hong Kong Open||A||1R||A||2R||A||2R||QF||SF||NH||SF (2019)|
|Chinese Taipei Masters||NH||A||SF||NH||SF (2016)|
World Tour Finals
|DNQ||RR||RR||RR||RR (2018, 2019, 2020)|
|Year-end ranking||232 (WD)||50 (XD)||38 (XD)||163 (WD)
Record against selected opponents
- Liu Cheng & Bao Yixin 0–2
- Lu Kai & Huang Yaqiong 0–2
- Wang Yilv & Tang Yuanting 1–0
- Zhang Nan & Zhao Yunlei 0–1
- Chen Hung-ling & Wu Ti-jung 0–1
- Tseng Min-Hao & Cheng Wen-hsing 0–1
- Chris Adcock & Gabby Adcock '1–1
- Michael Fuchs & Birgit Michels 0–1
- Reginald Lee Chun Hei & Chau Hoi Wah 1–0
- Muhammad Rijal & Vita Marissa 0–1
- Riky Widianto & Richi Puspita Dili 0–1
- Ko Sung-hyun & Kim Ha-na 0–3
- Yoo Yeon-seong & Chang Ye-na 1–0
- Chan Peng Soon & Goh Liu Ying 1–1
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