Indonesian athletes will take part in enliven the BWF World Tour Finals 2018. This tournament is the top tournament in 2018 and has a total prize of 1.5 million US dollars or around Rp21 billion (exchange rate of Rp14,530). The BWF World Tour Finals tournament will be held in Guangzhou, China, on the 12th to the 16th of December.
Based on the rank released by the World Badminton Federation (BWF), Indonesia will send badminton athletes to fill 6 slots provided based on the rank released on November 22. The winning players are Tommy Sugiarto and Anthony Sinisuka Ginting in men’s single, Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo / Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Hendra Setiawan / Mohammad Ahsan in men’s doubles, Greysia Polii / Apriyani Rahayu in women’s double and Hafiz Faizal / Gloria Emanuelle Widjaja in mix double.
Since being held in 2008, Indonesia has won 3 titles in this tournament. All of these titles were donated from men’s doubles on behalf of Mohammad Ahsan / Hendra Setiawan twice and Marcus Gideon / Kevin Sanjaya in 2017.