Varatchaya Wongteanchai

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

Varatchaya Wongteanchai
วรัชญา วงค์เทียนชัย
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Country (sports) Thailand
ResidenceBangkok, Thailand
Born (1989-09-07) 7 September 1989 (age 31)
Chiang Rai, Thailand
Height1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro2006
Retired2019
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 in 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
Grand Slam tournament (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: 7 (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)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1. 27 June 2009 ITF Bangkok, Thailand Hard   Ai Yamamoto 1–6, 1–6
Loss 2. 9 August 2009 ITF Solo, Indonesia Hard   Lavinia Tananta 1–6, 6–1, 3–6
Loss 3. 18 February 2011 ITF Aurangabad, India Clay   Vlada Ekshibarova 1–6, 4–6
Win 1. 25 February 2011 ITF Mumbai, India Hard   Vlada Ekshibarova 2–6, 6–4, 6–1
Win 2. 19 June 2011 ITF Balikpapan, Indonesia Hard   Wang Qiang 7–5, 6–3
Win 3. 25 June 2011 ITF Pattaya, Thailand Hard   Anna Tyulpa 6–4, 6–1
Win 4. 11 January 2013 Blossom Cup Quanzhou, China Hard   Nadiya Kichenok 6–2, 6–7(5), 7–6(5)

Doubles: 61 (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)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. 23 July 2006 ITF Bangkok, Thailand Hard   Nungnadda Wannasuk   Chang Kai-chen
  Nguyen Thuy Dung
6–4, 6–4
Win 2. 26 September 2006 ITF Jakarta, Indonesia Hard   Noppawan Lertcheewakarn   Lavinia Tananta
  Ayu Fani Damayanti
6–2, 6–4
Win 3. 19 November 2006 ITF Manila, Philippines Hard   Noppawan Lertcheewakarn   Kao Shao-yuan
  Thassha Vitayaviroj
3–6, 6–3, 7–6((2))
Win 4. 13 July 2007 ITF Khon Kaen, Thailand Hard   Sophia Mulsap   Denise Dy
  Nungnadda Wannasuk
6–4, 6–2
Win 5. 27 July 2007 ITF Bangkok, Thailand Hard   Sophia Mulsap   Noppawan Lertcheewakarn
  Napaporn Tongsalee
4–6, 6–4, 6–1
Loss 1. 25 August 2007 ITF Noida, India Carpet   Sophia Mulsap   Ankita Bhambri
  Sanaa Bhambri
1–6, 4–6
Loss 2. 31 August 2007 ITF New Delhi, India Hard   Sophia Mulsap   Tara Iyer
  Nungnadda Wannasuk
4–6, 3–6
Loss 3. 4 November 2007 ITF Kofu, Japan Hard   Ayaka Maekawa   Maki Arai
  Chang Kyung-mi
7–5, 2–6, [7–10]
Win 6. 12 November 2007 ITF Pune, India Hard   Zhang Ling   Wynne Prakusya
  Angelique Widjaja
1–6, 7–5, [10–5]
Win 7. 19 November 2007 ITF Aurangabad, India Clay   Sandhya Nagaraj   Ankita Bhambri
  Sanaa Bhambri
7–6((4)), 7–5
Win 8. 28 March 2008 ITF Wellington, New Zealand Hard   Ayaka Maekawa   Tomoko Dokei
  Etsuko Kitazaki
6–1, 6–3
Loss 4. 13 July 2008 ITF Tokyo, Japan Carpet   Ayumi Oka   Chang Kyung-mi
  Chae Kyung-yee
6–3, 2–6, [7–10]
Loss 5. 16 August 2008 ITF Chiang Mai, Thailand Hard   Sophia Mulsap   Chen Yanchong
  Chen Yi
5–7, 3–6
Win 9. 20 September 2008 ITF Kyoto, Japan Carpet (i)   Ayumi Oka   Maki Arai
  Yurina Koshino
5–7, 6–2, [10–2]
Loss 6. 21 March 2009 ITF Hamilton, New Zealand Hard   Jessy Rompies   Kim So-jung
  Ayaka Maekawa
5–7, 3–6
Loss 7. 24 May 2009 ITF Nagano, Japan Carpet   Tomoyo Takagishi   Junri Namigata
  Akiko Yonemura
1–6, 4–6
Loss 8. 7 June 2009 ITF Komoro, Japan Clay   Ayumi Oka   Zhang Shuai
  Xu Yifan
2–6, 1–6
Win 10. 13 June 2009 ITF Bangkok, Thailand Hard   Suchanun Viratprasert   Tomoko Dokei
  Yoo Mi
6–3, 6–1
Win 11. 26 June 2009 ITF Bangkok, Thailand Hard   Suchanun Viratprasert   Tomoko Dokei
  Yoo Mi
w/o
Win 12. 2 August 2009 ITF Jakarta, Indonesia Hard   Nungnadda Wannasuk   Beatrice Gumulya
  Jessy Rompies
6–2, 6–7(5), [10–7]
Loss 9. 5 September 2009 ITF Nonthaburi, Thailand Hard   Lavinia Tananta   Albina Khabibulina
  Kanyapat Narattana
7–5, 4–6, [8–10]
Win 13. 3 July 2010 ITF Nonthaburi, Thailand Hard   Chen Yi   Kim Kun-hee
  Yu Min-hwa
6–2, 6–2
Loss 10. 10 July 2010 ITF Pattaya, Thailand Hard   Jessy Rompies   Chen Yi
  Sakiko Shimizu
3–6, 6–7((2))
Loss 11. 9 October 2010 ITF Nonthaburi, Thailand Hard   Chen Yi   Peangtarn Plipuech
  Nungnadda Wannasuk
5–7, 7–6(4), [9–11]
Win 14. 11 October 2010 ITF Pattaya, Thailand Hard   Chen Yi   Juan Ting-fei
  Zhu Lin
7–5, 6–2
Win 15. 24 October 2010 ITF Khon Kaen, Thailand Hard   Luksika Kumkhum   Huỳnh Phương Đài Trang
  Maya Kato
6–4, 7–5
Win 16. 18 February 2011 ITF Aurangabad, India Hard   Varunya Wongteanchai   Nicole Clerico
  Maria Masini
4–6, 6–2, [10–6]
Loss 12. 21 February 2011 ITF Mumbai, India Hard   Han Sung-hee   Kanae Hisami
  Li Ting
1–6, 5–7
Loss 13. 11 April 2011 ITF Incheon, South Korea Hard   Kao Shao-yuan   Han Sung-hee
  Hong Hyun-hui
3–6, 6–7((3))
Win 17. 28 May 2011 ITF Bangkok, Thailand Hard   Li Ting   Ayu-Fani Damayanti
  Lavinia Tananta
6–1, 6–4
Win 18. 3 June 2011 ITF Bangkok, Thailand Hard   Li Ting   Ayu-Fani Damayanti
  Lavinia Tananta
5–7, 7–6(5), [10–5]
Win 19. 19 June 2011 ITF Balikpapan, Indonesia Hard   Kanae Hisami   Yurika Sema
  Natsumi Hamamura
6–3, 6–2
Loss 14. 4 July 2011 ITF Pattaya, Thailand Hard   Yurina Koshino   Liang Chen
  Zhao Yijing
1–6, 4–6
Win 20. 11 September 2011 ITF Nato, Japan Carpet   Kanae Hisami   Ayumi Oka
  Natsumi Hamamura
1–6, 7–6(4), [14–12]
Loss 15. 28 October 2011 ITF Hamanako, Japan Carpet   Huỳnh Phương Đài Trang   Natsumi Hamamura
  Ayumi Oka
3–6, 3–6
Loss 16. 23 December 2011 ITF Pune, India Hard   Varunya Wongteanchai   Lu Jiajing
  Lu Jiaxiang
1–6, 3–6
Win 21. 22 July 2012 ITF Astana, Kazakhstan Hard   Luksika Kumkhum   Veronika Kapshay
  Ekaterina Yashina
6–2, 6–4
Win 22. 2 September 2012 ITF Tsukuba, Japan Hard   Luksika Kumkhum   Yurina Koshino
  Mari Tanaka
6–2, 6–2
Loss 17. 19 November 2012 ITF Toyota, Japan Carpet (i)   Miki Miyamura   Ashleigh Barty
  Casey Dellacqua
1–6, 2–6
Win 23. 18 March 2013 ITF Ipswich, Australia Hard   Noppawan Lertcheewakarn   Viktorija Rajicic
  Storm Sanders
4–6, 6–1, [10–8]
Loss 18. 25 March 2013 ITF Bundaberg, Australia Clay   Miki Miyamura   Jang Su-jeong
  Lee So-ra
6–7(4), 6–4, [8–10]
Win 24. 22 April 2013 ITF Wenshan, China Hard   Miki Miyamura   Rika Fujiwara
  Junri Namigata
7–5, 6–3
Win 25. 10 February 2014 ITF Nonthaburi, Thailand Hard   Zhang Ling   Tian Ran
  Tang Haochen
2–6, 6–2, [12–10]
Loss 19. 28 April 2014 ITF Anning, China Clay   Zhang Ling   Zhang Kailin
  Han Xinyun
4–6, 2–6
Loss 20. 26 May 2014 ITF Balikpapan, Indonesia Hard   Varunya Wongteanchai   Michika Ozeki
  Peangtarn Plipuech
3–6, 6–4, [7–10]
Win 26. 2 June 2014 ITF Tarakan, Indonesia Hard (i)   Varunya Wongteanchai   Beatrice Gumulya
  Jessy Rompies
5–7, 6–4, [11–9]
Win 27. 7 July 2014 ITF Bangkok, Thailand Hard   Varunya Wongteanchai   Luksika Kumkhum
  Tamarine Tanasugarn
6–3, 4–6, [10–8]
Win 28. 13 October 2014 ITF Bangkok, Thailand Hard   Varunya Wongteanchai   Martina Borecká
  Lesley Kerkhove
6–2, 5–7, [10–7]
Win 29. 1 November 2014 ITF Margaret River, Australia Hard   Miyabi Inoue   Carolin Daniels
  Laura Schäder
4–6, 6–4, [10–3]
Loss 21. 14 November 2014 ITF Bendigo, Australia Hard   Varunya Wongteanchai   Jessica Moore
  Abbie Myers
6–3, 1–6, [6–10]
Loss 22. 10 January 2015 ITF Hong Kong Hard   Varunya Wongteanchai   Han Xinyun
  Hsu Chieh-yu
6–3, 4–6, [8–10]
Win 30. 27 February 2015 ITF Aurangabad, India Clay   Lee Ya-hsuan   Hsu Ching-wen
  Lee Pei-chi
6–1, 7–6(4)
Loss 23. 20 September 2015 ITF Redding, United States Hard   Michelle Sammons   Ashley Weinhold
  Caitlin Whoriskey
2–6, 5–7
Loss 24. 24 October 2015 ITF Brisbane, Australia Hard   Noppawan Lertcheewakarn   Lauren Embree
  Asia Muhammad
2–6, 6–4, [9–11]
Loss 25. 20 March 2016 ITF Canberra, Australia Clay   Kanae Hisami   Ashleigh Barty
  Arina Rodionova
4–6, 2–6
Win 31. 24 April 2016 ITF Nanning, China Hard   Liu Chang   Ksenia Lykina
  Emily Webley-Smith
6–1, 6–4
Loss 26. 2 May 2016 ITF Anning, China Clay   Yang Zhaoxuan   Wang Yafan
  Zhang Kailin
7–6(3), 6–7(2), [1–10]
Loss 27. 4 February 2017 ITF Burnie, Australia Hard   Alison Bai   Riko Sawayanagi
  Barbora Štefková
6–7(6), 6–4, [7–10]
Loss 28. 25 March 2017 ITF Mornington, Australia Clay   Jessica Moore   Priscilla Hon
  Fanny Stollár
1–6, 5–7
Loss 29. 31 March 2017 ITF Mornington, Australia Clay   Jessica Moore   Julia Glushko
  Barbora Krejčíková
4–6, 6–2, [9–11]
Loss 30. 18 August 2017 ITF Nonthaburi, India Hard   Varunya Wongteanchai   Chan Chin-wei
  Choi Ji-hee
6–2, 1–6, [11–13]

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