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Sapsiree Taerattanachai (Thai: ทรัพย์สิรี แต้รัตนชัย; RTGSSapsiri Tae-rattanachai) is a Thai badminton player who competed at the 2014 Asian Games and the 2016 Olympics. In 2009, she was a semi-finalist in girls' doubles at the World Junior Championships, and the following year, she was runner-up at the Asian Junior Championships.[2] She won gold at the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore. In 2014, Sapsiree became the first player ever to become a Grand Prix Gold finalist in all three disciplines.[3] She won the women's doubles title at the 2012 India Open Grand Prix Gold, then the women's singles title at the 2013 U.S. Open Grand Prix Gold, then was runner-up at the 2014 U.S. Open Grand Prix Gold. With her mixed doubles victory at the 2017 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold, she did one better and became the first player to win Grand Prix Gold titles in all three disciplines.[4]

Sapsiree Taerattanachai
Sapsiree Taerattanachai-4.jpg
Personal information
Nickname(s)Popor
Birth nameSapsiree Taerattanachai
Country Thailand
Born18 April 1992 (1992-04-18) (age 27)
Udon Thani, Thailand
Height1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight55 kg (121 lb)
Women's singles & doubles[1]
Highest ranking14 (WS 12 September 2013)
9 (WD 16 February 2017)
4 (XD 19 February 2019)
Current ranking22 (WD), 4 (XD) (20 August 2019)
BWF profile

She graduated from Chulalongkorn University.[5]

Contents

AchievementsEdit

BWF World ChampionshipsEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 St. Jakobshalle,
Basel, Switzerland
  Dechapol Puavaranukroh   Zheng Siwei
  Huang Yaqiong
8–21, 12–21   Silver

Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium,
Wuhan, China
  Dechapol Puavaranukroh   Wang Yilü
  Huang Dongping
21–23, 10–21   Bronze
2017 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium,
Wuhan, China
  Dechapol Puavaranukroh   Lu Kai
  Huang Yaqiong
18–21, 11–21   Silver

Southeast Asian GamesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Axiata Arena,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  Puttita Supajirakul   Jongkolphan Kititharakul
  Rawinda Prajongjai
16–21, 8–7 Retired   Silver
2013 Wunna Theikdi Indoor Stadium,
Naypyidaw, Myanmar
  Puttita Supajirakul   Nitya Krishinda Maheswari
  Greysia Polii
7–21, 11–21   Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Axiata Arena,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  Dechapol Puavaranukroh   Goh Soon Huat
  Shevon Jemie Lai
21–15, 22–20   Gold
2015 Singapore Indoor Stadium,
Singapore
  Sudket Prapakamol   Praveen Jordan
  Debby Susanto
13–21, 21–8, 14–21   Bronze
2013 Wunna Theikdi Indoor Stadium,
Naypyidaw, Myanmar
  Maneepong Jongjit   Muhammad Rijal
  Debby Susanto
18–21, 19–21   Silver

Youth Olympic GamesEdit

Girls' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2010 Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore   Deng Xuan 21–14, 21–17   Gold

BWF World Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Stadium Sultan Abdul Halim,
Alor Setar, Malaysia
  Rodjana Chuthabunditkul   Tang Jinhua
  Xia Huan
7–21, 15–21   Bronze

Asian Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2010 Stadium Juara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Suo Di 13–21, 11–21   Silver

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Stadium Juara,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  Rodjana Chuthabunditkul   Luo Ying
  Luo Yu
16–21, 10–21   Bronze

BWF World TourEdit

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[6] 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.[7]

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Thailand Masters Super 300   Puttita Supajirakul   Li Wenmei
  Zheng Yu
15–21, 21–15, 21–10   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Singapore Open Super 500   Dechapol Puavaranukroh   Tan Kian Meng
  Lai Pei Jing
21–14, 21–6   Winner
2019 Malaysia Masters Super 500   Dechapol Puavaranukroh   Yuta Watanabe
  Arisa Higashino
18–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2019 Thailand Masters Super 300   Dechapol Puavaranukroh   Chan Peng Soon
  Goh Liu Ying
16–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2018 Denmark Open Super 750   Dechapol Puavaranukroh   Zheng Siwei
  Huang Yaqiong
16–21, 13–21   Runner-up

BWF SuperseriesEdit

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

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Singapore Open   Dechapol Puavaranukroh   Lu Kai
  Huang Yaqiong
21–19, 16–21, 11–21   Runner-up
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand PrixEdit

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

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2013 U.S. Open   Yuka Kusunose 21–12, 21–13   Winner

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Thailand Masters   Puttita Supajirakul   Chen Qingchen
  Jia Yifan
16–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2016 Thailand Open   Puttita Supajirakul   Mayu Matsumoto
  Wakana Nagahara
21–12, 21–17   Winner
2016 German Open   Puttita Supajirakul   Huang Yaqiong
  Tang Jinhua
14–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2015 Mexico City Open   Puttita Supajirakul   Shizuka Matsuo
  Mami Naito
17–21, 21–16, 10–21   Runner-up
2014 U.S. Open   Puttita Supajirakul   Shendy Puspa Irawati
  Vita Marissa
15–21, 10–21   Runner-up
2013 Australian Open   Savitree Amitrapai   Aprilsasi Putri Lejarsar Variella
  Vita Marissa
19–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2012 Syed Modi International   Savitree Amitrapai   Komala Dewi
  Jenna Gozali
21–12, 21–6   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Swiss Open   Dechapol Puavaranukroh   Praveen Jordan
  Debby Susanto
21–18, 21–15   Winner
2017 Thailand Masters   Dechapol Puavaranukroh   Zhang Nan
  Li Yinhui
11–21, 22–20, 13–21   Runner-up
2016 Korea Masters   Dechapol Puavaranukroh   Ko Sung-hyun
  Kim Ha-na
19–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2016 Syed Modi International   Dechapol Puavaranukroh   Praveen Jordan
  Debby Susanto
25–23, 9–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2014 U.S. Open   Maneepong Jongjit   Muhammad Rijal
  Vita Marissa
16–21, 19–21   Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2011 Vietnam International   Tee Jing Yi 19–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2009 Malaysia International   Ratchanok Intanon 21–11, 19–21, 22–20   Winner

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Polish Open   Puttita Supajirakul   Chow Mei Kuan
  Lee Meng Yean
21–7, 21–17   Winner
2015 USA International   Puttita Supajirakul   Heather Olver
  Lauren Smith
21–18, 19–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2009 Smiling Fish International   Porntip Buranaprasertsuk   P. C. Thulasi
  N. Siki Reddy
21–19, 21–17   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "BWF contents". tournamensoftware.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 9 October 2016.
  2. ^ "2010 AJC Results". tournamensoftware.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 31 August 2016.
  3. ^ "(photo caption)". Facebook.com. Badzine. Retrieved 31 August 2016.
  4. ^ Sachetat, Raphael (19 March 2017). "SWISS OPEN Finals – Sapsiree first to close the loop in 20 years". Badzine.net. Retrieved 19 March 2017.
  5. ^ "CU Students Won 36 Medals in 28th SEA Games". Chulalongkorn University. Retrieved 31 August 2016.
  6. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  7. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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