Ratchayothin Yotharuck (Thai: รัชโยธิน โยธารักษ์, born 13 December 1995 in Nakhon Nayok, Thailand) is a Thai former professional snooker player. Yotharuck has been playing snooker since he was 10 years old and represented Thailand in several international events together with Boonrayit Kiatkul and Noppon Saengkham. In 2013 he received a two-year wildcard for the Main Tour as an Asian Confederation of Billiard Sports nomination, after Asian champion Saleh Mohammad declined his place.
German Masters 2014
|Born||13 December 1995|
Nakhon Nayok, Thailand
|Highest ranking||86 (September–October 2014)|
|Highest||131 (2013 Indian Open)|
|Best ranking finish||Last 32 (2013 Indian Open)|
Having missed the first few events of the 2013/2014 season, Yotharuck made his debut at the Rotterdam Open, where he lost 4–1 to Mitchell Travis in pre-qualifying. Yotharuck would lose all three of his first round matches in the ranking events, with the exception coming at the Indian Open. There he caused an upset by defeating former world champion Graeme Dott 4–2 in qualifying and went on to beat his famous compatriot James Wattana 4–3 at the venue, before being whitewashed in the last 32 match by Mike Dunn. He finished his debut season ranked world number 111.
Yotharuck lost nine of his ten matches during the 2014/2015 season and has not played in an event since December 2014. He lost his place on the tour at the end of the season as he was the world number 110.
Performance and rankings timelineEdit
|Ranking[nb 1]||[nb 2]||111|
|Australian Goldfields Open||A||WD|
|Players Championship Grand Final||DNQ||DNQ|
|Variant format tournaments|
|Six-red World Championship||1R||RR|
|Former ranking tournaments|
|Performance Table Legend|
|LQ||lost in the qualifying draw||#R||lost in the early rounds of the tournament
(WR = Wildcard round, RR = Round robin)
|QF||lost in the quarter-finals|
|SF||lost in the semi-finals||F||lost in the final||W||won the tournament|
|DNQ||did not qualify for the tournament||A||did not participate in the tournament||WD||withdrew from the tournament|
|NH / Not Held||means an event was not held.|
|NR / Non-Ranking Event||means an event is/was no longer a ranking event.|
|R / Ranking Event||means an event is/was a ranking event.|
|MR / Minor-Ranking Event||means an event is/was a minor-ranking event.|
- It shows the ranking at the beginning of the season.
- New players don't have a ranking.
- "World Rankings after the Shanghai Masters 2014" (PDF). World Snooker. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 15 September 2014. Retrieved 16 September 2014.
- "Career-total Statistics for Ratchayothin Yotharuck – Professional". CueTracker Snooker Results & Statistics Database. Retrieved 6 April 2015.
- "Ratchayothin Yotharuck - Snooker Thailand". snookerthailand.net. Archived from the original on 2013-10-17.
- "Ratchayothin Yotharuck 2013/2014". Snooker.org. Retrieved 11 April 2014.
- "World Snooker Rankings After the 2014 World Championship" (PDF). World Snooker. Retrieved 7 May 2014.
- "Ratchayothin Yotharuck 2014/2015". Snooker.org. Retrieved 8 May 2015.
- "World Rankings After 2015 World Championship". World Snooker. Archived from the original on 7 May 2015. Retrieved 8 May 2015.
- "Ranking History". Snooker.org. Retrieved 6 February 2011.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Ratchayothin Yotharuck.|
- "Official player profile of Ratchayothin Yotharuck". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. "Tour Players" section.
- Ratchayothin Yotharuck at CueTracker: Snooker Results & Statistics Database