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Varatchaya Wongteanchai

Varatchaya "Pias" Wongteanchai (Thai: วรัชญา วงค์เทียนชัย; born 7 September 1989) is a former Thai female tennis player.

Varatchaya Wongteanchai
วรัชญา วงค์เทียนชัย
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Country (sports) Thailand
ResidenceBangkok
Born (1989-09-07) 7 September 1989 (age 30)
Chiang Rai
Height1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)
Turned pro2006
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachBobby Wongteanchai
Prize money$298,719
Singles
Career record290–243
Career titles4 ITF
Highest ranking200 (20 July 2015)
Doubles
Career record351–218
Career titles2 WTA, 31 ITF
Highest ranking77 (12 September 2016)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2017)
Wimbledon2R (2017)
US Open1R (2016)
Team competitions
Fed Cup10–6

In her career, she won two doubles titles on the WTA Tour as well as four singles and 31 doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. On 20 July 2015, she reached her highest singles ranking of world No. 200. On 12 September 2016, she peaked at No. 77 in the doubles rankings.

Playing for Thailand at the Fed Cup, Wongteanchai has a win-loss record of 10–6.

Her younger sister Varunya Wongteanchai is also a tennis professional.

CareerEdit

In February 2012, Wongteanchai made her WTA main-draw debut at her home tournament, the Pattaya Open. She qualified for the main draw by defeating Hsu Wen-hsin in three and Misa Eguchi in straight sets. She then faced top-seed Vera Zvonareva in the first round but lost 2–6, 5–7. She also partnered her younger sister Varunya in the doubles event, but lost in the quarterfinals.

In 2013, Wongteanchai started her year by winning a title at the 2013 Blossom Cup. It was her most important title so far. She was then awarded a wild card into the 2013 PTT Pattaya Open, where she defeated Annika Beck 6–3, 6–3 but lost to Marina Erakovic in the second round. In the doubles event, Wongteanchai partnered her sister Varunya. In the first round they defeated the third seeds Chan Yung-jan and Chan Hao-ching as well as Irina Buryachok and Valeria Solovyeva. They then lost to Akgul Amanmuradova and Alexandra Panova in the semifinals. She then played in the qualifying event of the 2013 Roland Garros but lost to Grace Min in the first round.

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles: 2 titlesEdit

Legend
Tour Championships (0–0)
WTA Elite Trophy (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (2–0)
Finals by surface
Hard (1–0)
Clay (1–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Mar 2016 Malaysian Open International Hard   Yang Zhaoxuan   Liang Chen
  Wang Yafan
4–6, 6–4, [10–7]
Win 2–0 Jul 2016 Bucharest Open, Romania International Clay   Jessica Moore   Alexandra Cadanțu
  Katarzyna Piter
6–3, 7–6(5)

WTA 125K series finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 runner–upEdit

Result W–L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Nov 2015 Hua Hin Challenger, Thailand Hard   Yang Zhaoxuan   Liang Chen
  Wang Yafan
3–6, 4–6

ITF finalsEdit

Singles (4–3)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (4–2)
Clay (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 27 June 2009 Bangkok, Thailand Hard   Ai Yamamoto 1–6, 1–6
Runner-up 2. 9 August 2009 Solo, Indonesia Hard   Lavinia Tananta 1–6, 6–1, 3–6
Runner-up 3. 18 February 2011 Aurangabad, India Clay   Vlada Ekshibarova 1–6, 4–6
Winner 1. 25 February 2011 Mumbai, India Hard   Vlada Ekshibarova 2–6, 6–4, 6–1
Winner 2. 19 June 2011 Balikpapan, Indonesia Hard   Wang Qiang 7–5, 6–3
Winner 3. 25 June 2011 Pattaya, Thailand Hard   Anna Tyulpa 6–4, 6–1
Winner 4. 11 January 2013 Quanzhou, China Hard   Nadiya Kichenok 6–2, 6–7(5), 7–6(5)

Doubles (31–30)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000/60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (27–18)
Clay (2–7)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (2–5)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 23 July 2006 Bangkok, Thailand Hard   Nungnadda Wannasuk   Chang Kai-chen
  Nguyen Thuy Dung
6–4, 6–4
Winner 2. 26 September 2006 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard   Noppawan Lertcheewakarn   Lavinia Tananta
  Ayu Fani Damayanti
6–2, 6–4
Winner 3. 19 November 2006 Manila, Philippines Hard   Noppawan Lertcheewakarn   Kao Shao-yuan
  Thassha Vitayaviroj
3–6, 6–3, 7–6((2))
Winner 4. 13 July 2007 Khon Kaen, Thailand Hard   Sophia Mulsap   Denise Dy
  Nungnadda Wannasuk
6–4, 6–2
Winner 5. 27 July 2007 Bangkok Hard   Sophia Mulsap   Noppawan Lertcheewakarn
  Napaporn Tongsalee
4–6, 6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 1. 25 August 2007 Noida, India Carpet   Sophia Mulsap   Ankita Bhambri
  Sanaa Bhambri
1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 31 August 2007 New Delhi, India Hard   Sophia Mulsap   Tara Iyer
  Nungnadda Wannasuk
4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 3. 4 November 2007 Kofu, Japan Hard   Ayaka Maekawa   Maki Arai
  Chang Kyung-mi
7–5, 2–6, [7–10]
Winner 6. 12 November 2007 Pune, India Hard   Zhang Ling   Wynne Prakusya
  Angelique Widjaja
1–6, 7–5, [10–5]
Winner 7. 19 November 2007 Aurangabad, India Clay   Sandhya Nagaraj   Ankita Bhambri
  Sanaa Bhambri
7–6((4)), 7–5
Winner 8. 28 March 2008 Wellington, New Zealand Hard   Ayaka Maekawa   Tomoko Dokei
  Etsuko Kitazaki
6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 4. 13 July 2008 Tokyo, Japan Carpet   Ayumi Oka   Chang Kyung-mi
  Chae Kyung-yee
6–3, 2–6, [7–10]
Runner-up 5. 16 August 2008 Chiang Mai, Thailand Hard   Sophia Mulsap   Chen Yanchong
  Chen Yi
5–7, 3–6
Winner 9. 20 September 2008 Kyoto, Japan Carpet (i)   Ayumi Oka   Maki Arai
  Yurina Koshino
5–7, 6–2, [10–2]
Runner-up 6. 21 March 2009 Hamilton, New Zealand Hard   Jessy Rompies   Kim So-jung
  Ayaka Maekawa
5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 7. 24 May 2009 Nagano, Japan Carpet   Tomoyo Takagishi   Junri Namigata
  Akiko Yonemura
1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 8. 7 June 2009 Komoro, Japan Clay   Ayumi Oka   Zhang Shuai
  Xu Yifan
2–6, 1–6
Winner 10. 13 June 2009 Bangkok Hard   Suchanun Viratprasert   Tomoko Dokei
  Yoo Mi
6–3, 6–1
Winner 11. 26 June 2009 Bangkok Hard   Suchanun Viratprasert   Tomoko Dokei
  Yoo Mi
w/o
Winner 12. 2 August 2009 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard   Nungnadda Wannasuk   Beatrice Gumulya
  Jessy Rompies
6–2, 6–7(5), [10–7]
Runner-up 9. 5 September 2009 Nonthaburi, Thailand Hard   Lavinia Tananta   Albina Khabibulina
  Kanyapat Narattana
7–5, 4–6, [8–10]
Winner 13. 3 July 2010 Nonthaburi Hard   Chen Yi   Kim Kun-hee
  Yu Min-hwa
6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 10. 10 July 2010 Pattaya, Thailand Hard   Jessy Rompies   Chen Yi
  Sakiko Shimizu
3–6, 6–7((2))
Runner-up 11. 9 October 2010 Nonthaburi Hard   Chen Yi   Peangtarn Plipuech
  Nungnadda Wannasuk
5–7, 7–6(4), [9–11]
Winner 14. 11 October 2010 Pattaya Hard   Chen Yi   Juan Ting-fei
  Zhu Lin
7–5, 6–2
Winner 15. 24 October 2010 Khon Kaen, Thailand Hard   Luksika Kumkhum   Huỳnh Phương Đài Trang
  Maya Kato
6–4, 7–5
Winner 16. 18 February 2011 Aurangabad Hard   Varunya Wongteanchai   Nicole Clerico
  Maria Masini
4–6, 6–2, [10–6]
Runner-up 12. 21 February 2011 Mumbai, India Hard   Han Sung-hee   Kanae Hisami
  Li Ting
1–6, 5–7
Runner-up 13. 11 April 2011 Incheon, South Korea Hard   Kao Shao-yuan   Han Sung-hee
  Hong Hyun-hui
3–6, 6–7((3))
Winner 17. 28 May 2011 Bangkok Hard   Li Ting   Ayu-Fani Damayanti
  Lavinia Tananta
6–1, 6–4
Winner 18. 3 June 2011 Bangkok Hard   Li Ting   Ayu-Fani Damayanti
  Lavinia Tananta
5–7, 7–6(5), [10–5]
Winner 19. 19 June 2011 Balikpapan, Indonesia Hard   Kanae Hisami   Yurika Sema
  Natsumi Hamamura
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 14. 4 July 2011 Pattaya Hard   Yurina Koshino   Liang Chen
  Zhao Yijing
1–6, 4–6
Winner 20. 11 September 2011 Nato, Japan Carpet   Kanae Hisami   Ayumi Oka
  Natsumi Hamamura
1–6, 7–6(4), [14–12]
Runner-up 15. 28 October 2011 Hamanako, Japan Carpet   Huỳnh Phương Đài Trang   Natsumi Hamamura
  Ayumi Oka
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 16. 23 December 2011 Pune, India Hard   Varunya Wongteanchai   Lu Jiajing
  Lu Jiaxiang
1–6, 3–6
Winner 21. 22 July 2012 Astana, Kazakhstan Hard   Luksika Kumkhum   Veronika Kapshay
  Ekaterina Yashina
6–2, 6–4
Winner 22. 2 September 2012 Tsukuba, Japan Hard   Luksika Kumkhum   Yurina Koshino
  Mari Tanaka
6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 17. 19 November 2012 Toyota, Japan Carpet (i)   Miki Miyamura   Ashleigh Barty
  Casey Dellacqua
1–6, 2–6
Winner 23. 18 March 2013 Ipswich, Australia Hard   Noppawan Lertcheewakarn   Viktorija Rajicic
  Storm Sanders
4–6, 6–1, [10–8]
Runner-up 18. 25 March 2013 Bundaberg, Australia Clay   Miki Miyamura   Jang Su-jeong
  Lee So-ra
6–7(4), 6–4, [8–10]
Winner 24. 22 April 2013 Wenshan, China Hard   Miki Miyamura   Rika Fujiwara
  Junri Namigata
7–5, 6–3
Winner 25. 10 February 2014 Nonthaburi Hard   Zhang Ling   Tian Ran
  Tang Haochen
2–6, 6–2, [12–10]
Runner-up 19. 28 April 2014 Anning, China Clay   Zhang Ling   Zhang Kailin
  Han Xinyun
4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 20. 26 May 2014 Balikpapan Hard   Varunya Wongteanchai   Michika Ozeki
  Peangtarn Plipuech
3–6, 6–4, [7–10]
Winner 26. 2 June 2014 Tarakan, Indonesia Hard (i)   Varunya Wongteanchai   Beatrice Gumulya
  Jessy Rompies
5–7, 6–4, [11–9]
Winner 27. 7 July 2014 Bangkok Hard   Varunya Wongteanchai   Luksika Kumkhum
  Tamarine Tanasugarn
6–3, 4–6, [10–8]
Winner 28. 13 October 2014 Bangkok Hard   Varunya Wongteanchai   Martina Borecká
  Lesley Kerkhove
6–2, 5–7, [10–7]
Winner 29. 1 November 2014 Margaret River, Australia Hard   Miyabi Inoue   Carolin Daniels
  Laura Schäder
4–6, 6–4, [10–3]
Runner-up 21. 14 November 2014 Bendigo, Australia Hard   Varunya Wongteanchai   Jessica Moore
  Abbie Myers
6–3, 1–6, [6–10]
Runner-up 22. 10 January 2015 Hong Kong Hard   Varunya Wongteanchai   Han Xinyun
  Hsu Chieh-yu
6–3, 4–6, [8–10]
Winner 30. 27 February 2015 Aurangabad Clay   Lee Ya-hsuan   Hsu Ching-wen
  Lee Pei-chi
6–1, 7–6(4)
Runner-up 23. 20 September 2015 Redding, United States Hard   Michelle Sammons   Ashley Weinhold
  Caitlin Whoriskey
2–6, 5–7
Runner-up 24. 24 October 2015 Brisbane, Australia Hard   Noppawan Lertcheewakarn   Lauren Embree
  Asia Muhammad
2–6, 6–4, [9–11]
Runner–up 25. 20 March 2016 Canberra, Australia Clay   Kanae Hisami   Ashleigh Barty
  Arina Rodionova
4–6, 2–6
Winner 31. 24 April 2016 Nanning, China Hard   Liu Chang   Ksenia Lykina
  Emily Webley-Smith
6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 26. 2 May 2016 Anning, China Clay   Yang Zhaoxuan   Wang Yafan
  Zhang Kailin
7–6(3), 6–7(2), [1–10]
Runner–up 27. 4 February 2017 Burnie, Australia Hard   Alison Bai   Riko Sawayanagi
  Barbora Štefková
6–7(6), 6–4, [7–10]
Runner-up 28. 25 March 2017 Mornington, Australia Clay   Jessica Moore   Priscilla Hon
  Fanny Stollár
1–6, 5–7
Runner-up 29. 31 March 2017 Mornington, Australia Clay   Jessica Moore   Julia Glushko
  Barbora Krejčíková
4–6, 6–2, [9–11]
Runner-up 30. 18 August 2017 Nonthaburi, India Hard   Varunya Wongteanchai   Chan Chin-wei
  Choi Ji-hee
6–2, 1–6, [11–13]

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