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Rawinda Prajongjai (Thai: รวินดา ประจงใจ; born 29 June 1993) is a Thai badminton player.[1][2] She was part of the national women's team that clinched the gold medal at the 2015 and 2017 Southeast Asian Games, also won the women's doubles title in 2017. Started her career as a singles player, she won her first international title at the 2013 Smiling Fish International tournament. She later focused on playing in doubles, and won her first Grand Prix tournament in 2015 Vietnam Open teamed-up with Jongkolphan Kititharakul.

Rawinda Prajongjai
Personal information
Country Thailand
Born (1993-06-29) 29 June 1993 (age 26)
Bangkok, Thailand
Height1.64 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight54 kg (119 lb)
Years active2013
HandednessRight
Women's singles & doubles
Highest ranking86 (WS 21 November 2013)
6 (WD 5 July 2018)
293 (XD 5 December 2013)
Current ranking11 (WD 3 September 2019)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

Southeast Asian GamesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Axiata Arena,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  Jongkolphan Kititharakul   Puttita Supajirakul
  Sapsiree Taerattanachai
21–16, 7–8 Retired   Gold

BWF World TourEdit

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[3] is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tour are divided into six levels, namely World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300 (part of the HSBC World Tour), and the BWF Tour Super 100.[4]

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Chinese Taipei Open Super 300   Jongkolphan Kititharakul   Kim So-yeong
  Kong Hee-yong
21–19, 18–21, 28–26   Winner
2018 India Open Super 500   Jongkolphan Kititharakul   Greysia Polii
  Apriyani Rahayu
18–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2018 Thailand Masters Super 300   Jongkolphan Kititharakul   Anggia Shitta Awanda
  Ni Ketut Mahadewi Istarani
21–19, 21–17   Winner

BWF Grand PrixEdit

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

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Bitburger Open   Jongkolphan Kititharakul   Akane Araki
  Aoi Matsuda
21–19, 21–6   Winner
2017 Malaysia Masters   Jongkolphan Kititharakul   Poon Lok Yan
  Tse Ying Suet
21–17, 21–9   Winner
2016 Bitburger Open   Jongkolphan Kititharakul   Chen Qingchen
  Jia Yifan
12–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2016 Indonesian Masters   Jongkolphan Kititharakul   Chae Yoo-jung
  Kim So-yeong
18–21, 20–22   Runner-up
2015 Vietnam Open   Jongkolphan Kititharakul   Suci Rizky Andini
  Maretha Dea Giovani
21–14, 21–12   Winner
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2013 Singapore International   Chochuwong Pornpawee 21–12, 21–14   Winner
2013 Smiling Fish International   Ho Yen Mei 21–9, 21–19   Winner
2010 Smiling Fish International   Ratchanok Intanon 10–21, 17–21   Runner-up

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Sydney International   Jongkolphan Kititharakul   Setyana Mapasa
  Gronya Somerville
21–13, 21–5   Winner
2015 Kharkiv International   Jongkolphan Kititharakul   Heather Olver
  Lauren Smith
21–18, 21–15   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Rawinda Prajongjai". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 8 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Rawinda Prajongjai Full profile". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 8 November 2016.
  3. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  4. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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