Kunchala Voravichitchaikul

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Kunchala Voravichitchaikul
Duanganong Aroonkesorn and Kunchala Voravichitchaikul.jpg
Personal information
Country  Thailand
Born (1984-11-14) 14 November 1984 (age 32)
Bangkok, Thailand
Height 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight 58 kg (128 lb)
Handedness Right
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking 4 (WD) 10 March 2011
6 (XD) 5 May 2011
BWF profile

Kunchala Voravichitchaikul (Thai: กุลชลา วรวิจิตรชัยกุล; born 14 November 1984) is an internationally elite badminton player from Thailand.[1] She competed at the 2006, 2010 and 2014 Asian Games.[2]

Kunchala Voravichitchaikul is a doubles specialist who is currently paired with Duanganong Aroonkesorn in women's doubles and Songphon Anugritayawon in mixed doubles. She is a veteran of one World Championship, the 2010 Paris Worlds where she failed to make the quarter-finals in both events. (She also entered the 2009 Hyderabad Worlds with Anugritayawon, but withdrew before competition began.) Her best tournament results so far are at the 2010 French Open where she won the women's doubles title with Aroonkesorn, and the 2009 Japan Open, where she and Anugritayawon won the mixed doubles title.[2]

Achievements[edit]

Asia Championships[edit]

Women's Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2007 Stadium Bandaraya, Johor Bahru, Malaysia Thailand Duanganong Aroonkesorn China Cheng Shu
China Zhao Yunlei
14–21, 6–21 Bronze Bronze

Southeast Asian Games[edit]

Women's Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia Thailand Duanganong Aroonkesorn Indonesia Anneke Feinya Agustine
Indonesia Nitya Krishinda Maheswari
13–21, 10–21 Bronze Bronze

Mixed Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia Thailand Songphon Anugritayawon Indonesia Tontowi Ahmad
Indonesia Lilyana Natsir
19–21, 14–21 Bronze Bronze

BWF Superseries[edit]

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

Women's Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2010 French Open Thailand Duanganong Aroonkesorn Bulgaria Petya Nedelcheva
Russia Anastasia Russkikh
21–16, 11–2 Retired 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Japan Open Thailand Songphon Anugritayawon Denmark Joachim Fischer Nielsen
Denmark Christinna Pedersen
13–21, 21–16, 22–20 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2009 Korea Open Thailand Songphon Anugritayawon South Korea Lee Yong-dae
South Korea Lee Hyo-jung
8–21, 7–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand Prix[edit]

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

Women's Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Dutch Open Thailand Duanganong Aroonkesorn Singapore Shinta Mulia Sari
Singapore Yao Lei
21–10, 21–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 Malaysia Masters Thailand Duanganong Aroonkesorn Malaysia Ng Hui Ern
Malaysia Ng Hui Lin
12–21, 21–17, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Dutch Open Thailand Songphon Anugritayawon Thailand Sudket Prapakamol
Thailand Saralee Thoungthongkam
21–17, 24–22 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Australian Open Thailand Songphon Anugritayawon Japan Hirokatsu Hashimoto
Japan Mizuki Fujii
21–15, 21–9 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2009 Thailand Open Thailand Songphon Anugritayawon Thailand Sudket Prapakamol
Thailand Saralee Thoungthongkam
11–21, 21–17, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Women's Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Thailand International Thailand Duanganong Aroonkesorn South Korea Chae Yoo-jung
South Korea Kim Ji-won
21–17, 21–19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

Record Against Selected Opponents[edit]

Mixed Doubles results with Songphon Anugritayawon against Super Series finalists, Worlds Semi-finalists, and Olympic quarterfinalists.[3]

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