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Kunchala Voravichitchaikul (Thai: กุลชลา วรวิจิตรชัยกุล; born 14 November 1984) is an internationally elite badminton player from Thailand.[1] She competed at the 2006, 2010 and 2014 Asian Games.[2]

Kunchala Voravichitchaikul
Duanganong Aroonkesorn and Kunchala Voravichitchaikul.jpg
Personal information
Country Thailand
Born (1984-11-14) 14 November 1984 (age 34)
Bangkok, Thailand
Height1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight58 kg (128 lb)
HandednessRight
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking4 (WD) 10 March 2011
6 (XD) 5 May 2011
BWF profile

Kunchala Voravichitchaikul is a doubles specialist who is currently paired with Duanganong Aroonkesorn in women's doubles and Songphon Anugritayawon in mixed doubles. She is a veteran of one World Championship, the 2010 Paris Worlds where she failed to make the quarter-finals in both events. (She also entered the 2009 Hyderabad Worlds with Anugritayawon, but withdrew before competition began.) Her best tournament results so far are at the 2010 French Open where she won the women's doubles title with Aroonkesorn, and the 2009 Japan Open, where she and Anugritayawon won the mixed doubles title.[2]

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AchievementsEdit

Asia ChampionshipsEdit

Women's Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2007 Stadium Bandaraya, Johor Bahru, Malaysia   Duanganong Aroonkesorn   Cheng Shu
  Zhao Yunlei
14–21, 6–21   Bronze

Southeast Asian GamesEdit

Women's Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Istora Senayan,
Jakarta, Indonesia
  Duanganong Aroonkesorn   Anneke Feinya Agustine
  Nitya Krishinda Maheswari
13–21, 10–21   Bronze
2007 Wongchawalitkul University,
Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
  Duanganong Aroonkesorn   Jo Novita
  Greysia Polii
14–21, 21–18, 15–21   Bronze
2001 Malawati Stadium,
Selangor, Malaysia
  Duanganong Aroonkesorn   Lim Pek Siah
  Ang Li Peng
4–15, 15–10, 6–15   Bronze

Mixed Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Istora Senayan,
Jakarta, Indonesia
  Songphon Anugritayawon   Tontowi Ahmad
  Lilyana Natsir
19–21, 14–21   Bronze
2009 National Sports Complex,
Vientiane, Laos
  Songphon Anugritayawon   Nova Widianto
  Lilyana Natsir
10–21, 22–20, 9–21   Silver

Summer UniversiadeEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2007 Thammasat University,
Pathum Thani, Thailand
  Duanganong Aroonkesorn   Pan Pan
  Tian Qing
12–21, 18–21   Bronze

World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2002 Pretoria Showgrounds,
Pretoria, South Africa
  Duanganong Aroonkesorn   Yu Yang
  Chen Lanting
2–11, 2–11   Bronze

BWF SuperseriesEdit

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007, is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries has two level such as Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries features twelve tournaments around the world, which introduced since 2011, with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year end.

Women's Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2010 French Open   Duanganong Aroonkesorn   Petya Nedelcheva
  Anastasia Russkikh
21–16, 11–2 Retired   Winner

Mixed Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Japan Open   Songphon Anugritayawon   Joachim Fischer Nielsen
  Christinna Pedersen
13–21, 21–16, 22–20   Winner
2009 Korea Open   Songphon Anugritayawon   Lee Yong-dae
  Lee Hyo-jung
8–21, 7–21   Runner-up
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand PrixEdit

The BWF Grand Prix has two level such as Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007.

Women's Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Dutch Open   Duanganong Aroonkesorn   Shinta Mulia Sari
  Yao Lei
21–10, 21–16   Winner
2010 Malaysia Masters   Duanganong Aroonkesorn   Ng Hui Ern
  Ng Hui Lin
12–21, 21–17, 21–13   Winner

Mixed Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Dutch Open   Songphon Anugritayawon   Sudket Prapakamol
  Saralee Thoungthongkam
21–17, 24–22   Winner
2011 Australian Open   Songphon Anugritayawon   Hirokatsu Hashimoto
  Mizuki Fujii
21–15, 21–9   Winner
2009 Thailand Open   Songphon Anugritayawon   Sudket Prapakamol
  Saralee Thoungthongkam
11–21, 21–17, 21–14   Winner
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Thailand International   Duanganong Aroonkesorn   Chae Yoo-jung
  Kim Ji-won
21–17, 21–19   Winner
2006 Thailand Asian Satellite   Duanganong Aroonkesorn   Nao Miyoshi
  Yuko Matsuura
21–14, 21–15   Winner
2006 Vietnam Satellite   Duanganong Aroonkesorn   Kim Min-jung
  Oh Seul-ki
21–23, 21–12, 9–21   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2006 Thailand Asian Satellite   Songphon Anugritayawon   Lingga Lie
  Yulianti
21–16, 10–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2006 Vietnam Satellite   Songphon Anugritayawon   Mohammed Razif Abdul Latif
  Norshahliza Baharum
21–13, 21–10   Winner
2003 Singapore Satellite   Nuttaphon Narkthong   Hendri Kurniawan Saputra
  Li Yujia
14–17, 2–15   Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

Record Against Selected OpponentsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Kunchala Voravichitchaikul". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
  2. ^ a b "VORAVICHITCHAIKUL Kunchala". Wayback Machine. Archived from the original on 10 July 2015. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
  3. ^ "Players: Kunchala Voravichitchaikul Head to Head". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 21 June 2017.

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