Rionny asks Indonesian badminton players not to be afraid to appear at the Malaysia Open


BWF Super 750 Malaysia Open 2022, today, Tuesday (28/6) begins to roll. PP PBSI’s Head of Development and Achievement, Rionny Mainaky, conveyed a special message to a number of players such as Chico Aura Dwi Wardoyo, Putri Kusuma Wardani, and Rehan Naufal Kusharjanto/Lisa Ayu Kusumawati after the training session at the Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur, among others, not to be afraid to play the tournament. this.

“This is their chance to face opponents who are above. But if you look at their practice and records, they have beaten players with a top 20 ranking. I don’t think this is trying again, but hopefully it can make a surprise,” said Rionny in a written statement, quoted Tuesday (28/6).

Meanwhile, for the Indonesia Masters 2022 champion pair, Fajar Alfian/Muhammad Rian Ardianto, Rionnya advised them to be smart about maintaining conditions because the interval between tournaments is relatively short.

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Responding to the directive, Fajar responded by being determined to play seriously and would pay attention to the field conditions that were feared to change on the actual match day.

“The field at the Axiata Arena is windy and every field has a different direction of pace. So we have to adapt quickly. But I also don’t know whether today’s situation will be the same as tomorrow’s match or different. Tomorrow we will try and see. adapt quickly,” said Fajar.

Fajar explained that the overall preparations had been going well even though it had been carried out for a relatively short time of about a week since the Indonesia Open.

Fajar/Rian will also manage their stamina in a more controlled manner so they won’t be too tired, considering that they have to compete in three tournaments in three consecutive weeks.

“You have to be smart about your condition and just go through it round by round,” said Fajar.

The following is a list of Indonesian representatives at the 2022 Malaysia Open:

Men’s Singles

  1. Anthony Sinisuka Ginting
  2. Jonathan Christie
  3. Shesar Hiren Rhustavito
  4. Chico Aura Dwi Wardoyo
  5. Tommy Sugiarto

Women’s Singles

  1. Gregoria Mariska Tunjung
  2. Princess Kusuma Wardani
  3. Fitriani

Men’s Doubles

  1. Fajar Alfian/Muhammad Rian Ardianto
  2. Bagas Maulana/Muhammad Shohibul Fikri
  3. Mohammad Ahsan/Hendra Setiawan

Women’s Doubles

  1. Apriyani Rahayu/Siti Fadia Silva Ramadhanti
  2. Ribka Sugiarto/Febby Valencia Dwijayanti Gani
  3. Febriana Dwi Puji Kusuma/Amalia Cahaya Pratiwi

Mixed Doubles

  1. Rinov Rivaldy/Pitha Haningtyas Mentari
  2. Rehan Naufal Kusharjanto/Lisa Ayu Kusumawati
  3. Hafiz Faizal/Serena Kani (Ant/OL-1)