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Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka, a talented Indonesian badminton player, has achieved a remarkable upset in the Djarum Indonesia Open Superseries Premier 2013. Rumbaka, ranked No. 24 in the world, defeated China’s Du Pengyu, ranked No. 3, to the delight of the home crowd.

An Impressive Victory

Rumbaka’s performance was exceptional, displaying great skill and composure throughout the match. Despite losing the second game, he remained determined and focused. Moving fluently, Rumbaka showcased his powerful smashes and precise net play, leaving Du struggling to keep up. In the end, Rumbaka emerged victorious with a final score of 21-15, 15-21, 21-9.

A Showdown with Lee Chong Wei

Rumbaka’s triumph sets up an exciting semi-final clash with the iconic Malaysian player, Lee Chong Wei. The prospect of these two talented players facing off promises an enthralling spectacle for badminton fans. With the home crowd behind him, Rumbaka is eager to give his best performance and secure a spot in the tournament’s final.

Indonesian Success in Men’s Singles

Tommy Sugiarto, another Indonesian player, also advanced to the semi-finals in the Men’s Singles category. Sugiarto faced tough opposition from Guru Sai Dutt (India) but managed to prevail with a score of 19-21, 21-11, 21-10. In the semi-finals, Sugiarto will face Marc Zwiebler (Germany), while Lee Chong Wei will take on Rumbaka.

Dominant Performance in Men’s Doubles

Indonesia’s Men’s Doubles pair, Hendra Setiawan and Mohammad Ahsan, delivered a dominant performance against Chinese duo Cai Yun and Fu Haifeng. The Indonesian players showcased their strategic brilliance, effectively neutralizing the powerful smashes of their opponents. The Chinese pair grew increasingly frustrated, culminating in a racket-destroying outburst from Cai Yun. Setiawan and Ahsan will now face Vladimir Ivanov/Ivan Sozonov (Russia) in the semi-finals.

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Exciting Semi-finals Ahead

The other Men’s Doubles semi-final will feature an all-Korean clash between Shin Baek Choel/Yoo Yeon Seong (8) and Lee Yong Dae/Ko Sung Hyun (2). These formidable pairs will undoubtedly provide spectators with thrilling badminton action.


How did Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka perform against Du Pengyu?

Rumbaka displayed excellent skills and determination, defeating Du Pengyu with a score of 21-15, 15-21, 21-9.

Who will Tommy Sugiarto face in the semi-finals?

Tommy Sugiarto will compete against Marc Zwiebler (Germany) in the Men’s Singles semi-finals.

Which Indonesian Men’s Doubles pair delivered a dominant performance?

Hendra Setiawan and Mohammad Ahsan showcased their brilliance, defeating Cai Yun and Fu Haifeng with a score of 21-18, 21-13.


The Djarum Indonesia Open Superseries Premier 2013 has been filled with thrilling badminton matches, showcasing the talents of players from around the world. The victories of Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka, Tommy Sugiarto, and Hendra Setiawan/Mohammad Ahsan have delighted the Indonesian crowd and set the stage for exciting semi-final clashes. Badminton enthusiasts eagerly anticipate the upcoming matches, which are sure to provide intense competition and unforgettable moments. Stay updated with the latest news and results at Carnegiecentre.

Text adapted from the original article by Dev Sukumar | Badmintonphoto