Sapsiree Taerattanachai

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Sapsiree Taerattanachai
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Personal information
Nickname(s) Popor
Birth name Sapsiree Taerattanachai
Country Thailand
Born 18 April 1992 (1992-04-18) (age 26)
Udon Thani, Thailand
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 55 kg (121 lb)
Women's singles & doubles[1]
Highest ranking 14 (WS 12 September 2013)
9 (WD 16 February 2017)
7 (XD 24 August 2017)
Current ranking 106 (WD), 29 (XD) (24 May 2018)
BWF profile

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]

She graduated from Chulalongkorn University.[5]

Achievements[edit]

Asian Championships[edit]

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium,
Wuhan, China
Thailand Dechapol Puavaranukroh China Lu Kai
China Huang Yaqiong
18–21, 11–21 Silver Silver

Southeast Asian Games[edit]

Women's doubles

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

Mixed doubles

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

Youth Olympic Games[edit]

Girls' singles

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

BWF World Junior Championships[edit]

Women's doubles

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

Asian Junior Championships[edit]

Girls' singles

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

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Stadium Juara,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Thailand Rodjana Chuthabunditkul China Luo Ying
China Luo Yu
16–21, 10–21 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 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 Thailand Dechapol Puavaranukroh China Lu Kai
China Huang Yaqiong
21–19, 16–21, 11–21 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 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 Japan Yuka Kusunose 21–12, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Thailand Masters Thailand Puttita Supajirakul China Chen Qingchen
China Jia Yifan
16–21, 15–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Thailand Open Thailand Puttita Supajirakul Japan Mayu Matsumoto
Japan Wakana Nagahara
21–12, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 German Open Thailand Puttita Supajirakul China Huang Yaqiong
China Tang Jinhua
14–21, 18–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Mexico City Open Thailand Puttita Supajirakul Japan Shizuka Matsuo
Japan Mami Naito
17–21, 21–16, 10–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 U.S. Open Thailand Puttita Supajirakul Indonesia Shendy Puspa Irawati
Indonesia Vita Marissa
15–21, 10–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Australian Open Thailand Savitree Amitrapai Indonesia Aprilsasi Putri Lejarsar Variella
Indonesia Vita Marissa
19–21, 15–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 Syed Modi International Thailand Savitree Amitrapai Indonesia Komala Dewi
Indonesia Jenna Gozali
21–12, 21–6 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Swiss Open Thailand Dechapol Puavaranukroh Indonesia Praveen Jordan
Indonesia Debby Susanto
21–18, 21–15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2017 Thailand Masters Thailand Dechapol Puavaranukroh China Zhang Nan
China Li Yinhui
11–21, 22–20, 13–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Korea Masters Thailand Dechapol Puavaranukroh South Korea Ko Sung-hyun
South Korea Kim Ha-na
19–21, 16–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Syed Modi International Thailand Dechapol Puavaranukroh Indonesia Praveen Jordan
Indonesia Debby Susanto
25–23, 9–21, 16–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 U.S. Open Thailand Maneepong Jongjit Indonesia Muhammad Rijal
Indonesia Vita Marissa
16–21, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2011 Vietnam International Malaysia Tee Jing Yi 19–21, 15–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2009 Malaysia International Thailand Ratchanok Intanon 21–11, 19–21, 22–20 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Polish Open Thailand Puttita Supajirakul Malaysia Chow Mei Kuan
Malaysia Lee Meng Yean
21–7, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 USA International Thailand Puttita Supajirakul England Heather Olver
England Lauren Smith
21–18, 19–21, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2009 Smiling Fish International Thailand Porntip Buranaprasertsuk India P. C. Thulasi
India N. Siki Reddy
21–19, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

References[edit]

  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. 

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