Sonchat Ratiwatana

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Sonchat Ratiwatana
สนฉัตร รติวัฒน์
Sonchat Ratiwatana RG13 (9).JPG
Sonchat Ratiwatana at Roland Garros 2013
Country  Thailand
Residence Bangkok, Thailand
Born (1982-01-23) January 23, 1982 (age 32)
Bangkok, Thailand
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Turned pro 2004
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money US$378,689
Career record 2-5
Highest ranking 655 (May 3, 2004)
Current ranking 1701 (May 26, 2014)
Career record 47-65
Career titles 2
Highest ranking 39 (April 28, 2008)
Current ranking 86 (May 26, 2014)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (2008, 2011, 2013)
French Open 1R (2008, 2011)
Wimbledon 3R (2010)
US Open 1R (2008, 2012)
Last updated on: March 11, 2013.
Sonchat Ratiwatana
Medal record
Competitor for  Thailand
Asian Games
Silver 2006 Doha Men's Doubles
Bronze 2006 Doha Team Event
Southeast Asian Games
Gold 2005 Manila Men's Doubles
Bronze 2005 Manila Team Event
Bronze 2005 Manila Mixed Doubles
Gold 2007 Korat Team Event
Bronze 2007 Korat Men's Doubles
Bronze 2007 Korat Mixed Doubles
Gold 2009 Vientiane Men's Doubles
Gold 2009 Vientiane Mixed Doubles
Silver 2009 Vientiane Team Event
Bronze 2011 Palembang Team Event
Bronze 2003 Daegu Men's Doubles
Gold 2007 Bangkok Men's Doubles

Sonchat Ratiwatana (Last name pronounce : Ra-Ti-Wat) (Thai: สนฉัตร รติวัฒน์ 'ต้น') (born January 23, 1982 in Bangkok) is a professional tennis player from Thailand. In 2007, Sonchat and his twin brother Sanchai Ratiwatana won their first ATP doubles title in Bangkok in their home country. In the final, the team beat 2007 Wimbledon men's doubles winner Michaël Llodra and 2007 U.S. Open men's doubles semifinalist Nicolas Mahut in the final. He reached his highest doubles ranking at world number 39 as of 28 April 2008. The right-hander turned professional in 2004. He visited newly opened and popular sports complex, "Sports and Spa" at its grand opening ceremorny in October. He, along with his brother went down to the courts and greeted the youngsters waiting anxiously for them for hours. He and his twin brother played in the Grand Slam for the first time during the Australian Open 2008 where they lost to the eventual finalist pairing of Arnaud Clément & Michaël Llodra.

ATP career finals[edit]

Doubles: 3 (2–1)[edit]

Legend (pre/post 2009)
Grand Slam Tournaments (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0–1)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (2–0)
Titles by Surface
Hard (2–1)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. September 29, 2007 Thailand Open, Bangkok, Thailand Hard (i) Thailand Sanchai Ratiwatana France Michaël Llodra
France Nicolas Mahut
3–6, 7–5, [10-7]
Winner 2. January 6, 2008 ATP Chennai, Chennai, India Hard Thailand Sanchai Ratiwatana Cyprus Marcos Baghdatis
France Marc Gicquel
6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 1. March 2, 2008 U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships, Memphis, United States Hard (i) Thailand Sanchai Ratiwatana India Mahesh Bhupathi
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
6–7(5–7), 2–6

Grand Slam Doubles Timeline[edit]

Tournament 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 W–L
Australian Open A A 1R A A 1R A 1R 0–3
French Open A A 1R A A A A 1R 0–2
Wimbledon 2R 1R 1R 2R 3R 1R 2R 2R 6–8
US Open A A 1R A A A 1R A 0–2
Win–Loss 1–1 0–1 0–4 1–1 2–1 0–2 1–2 1–3 6–15


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