Sonchat Ratiwatana

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Sonchat Ratiwatana
สนฉัตร รติวัฒน์
Sonchat Ratiwatana at Roland Garros 2013
Country (sports) Thailand
ResidenceBangkok, Thailand
Born (1982-01-23) January 23, 1982 (age 42)
Bangkok, Thailand
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Turned pro2004
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$427,877
Career record2–5
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 655 (3 May 2004)
Career record54–71
Career titles2
Highest rankingNo. 39 (28 April 2008)
Current rankingNo. 91 (31 October 2016)
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian Open1R (2008, 2011, 2013, 2018)
French Open1R (2008, 2013)
Wimbledon3R (2010)
US Open1R (2008, 2012)
Other doubles tournaments
Olympic Games1R (2016)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam mixed doubles results
Wimbledon1R (2008)
Last updated on: 3 November 2016.

Sonchat Ratiwatana (Thai: สนฉัตร รติวัฒน์, pronounced [sǒn.t͡ɕʰàt rá(ʔ).tī.wát]), nicknamed Ton (ต้น, [tôn]; 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. He reached his highest doubles ranking at world number 39 as of 28 April 2008. He plays right-handed and turned professional in 2004. He and his twin brother played in their first grand slam tournament during the Australian Open in 2008, where they lost to the eventual finalist pairing of Arnaud Clément & Michaël Llodra of France in the first round.

ATP career finals[edit]

Doubles: 3 (2 titles, 1 runner-up)[edit]

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)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (1–0)
Indoor (1–1)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Sep 2007 Thailand Open, Thailand International Hard (i) Thailand Sanchai Ratiwatana France Michaël Llodra
France Nicolas Mahut
3–6, 7–5, [10–7]
Win 2–0 Jan 2008 Chennai Open, India International Hard Thailand Sanchai Ratiwatana Cyprus Marcos Baghdatis
France Marc Gicquel
6–4, 7–5
Loss 2–1 Feb 2008 U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships, US Intl. Gold Hard (i) Thailand Sanchai Ratiwatana India Mahesh Bhupathi
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
6–7(5–7), 2–6

Grand Slam doubles timeline[edit]

(W) winner; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (NH) not held; (SR) strike rate (events won / competed); (W–L) win–loss record.
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.
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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