Suchanun Viratprasert

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Suchanun Viratprasert
สุชานัน วิรัชประเสริฐ
Suchanun Viratprasert cropped.jpg
Country (sports)  Thailand
Residence Bangkok, Thailand
Born (1983-01-01) January 1, 1983 (age 34)
Bangkok, Thailand
Height 168 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Turned pro 1997
Retired 2013
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US$143,536
Singles
Career record 250-190
Career titles 0 WTA, 9 ITF
Highest ranking 172 (August 9, 2004)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q1 (2005)
French Open Q1 (2004)
Wimbledon Q1 (2004)
US Open Q2 (2006)
Doubles
Career record 48-53
Career titles 0 WTA, 6 ITF
Highest ranking 357 (February 9, 2004)
Last updated on: June 17, 2013.

Suchanun Viratprasert (Thai: สุชานัน วิรัชประเสริฐ; born January 1, 1983) is a Thai former professional tennis player. Her career high WTA singles ranking is 172, which she reached on August 9, 2004. Her career high doubles ranking is 357, set on February 9, 2004.

Fed Cup[edit]

Viratprasert was also a regular competitor for the Thailand Fed Cup team, helping the team join the World Group II in 2005 and 2006, after beating Australia and Croatia in their play-off matches. In 2004, she helped the Thailand team gain promotion to World Group II, defeated the No.1 Australian player and world No.41 in three sets 6–2, 1–6, 6–1. In 2005, she beat the Croatian world No.96 Sanda Mamić in straight sets, 6–3, 7–6(1). Thailand finally lost to Croatia 2–3, but remained in World Group II. Viratprasert played the world No.15 Nicole Vaidišová in the opening rubber match, but lost in three sets 6–3, 2–6, 0–6. But on the next day of play, she beat the world No.45 Iveta Benešová 6–4, 6–4.

Career[edit]

Viratprasert made her first appearance in 2010 and received a wildcard to the PTT Pattaya Open, but lost to Sesil Karatantcheva in the first round 1–6, 5–7.

In Viratprasert's career, she had won a total of 9 singles ITF titles and 6 doubles ITF titles.

Career statistics[edit]

Singles Finals: 14 (9–5)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
Winner 1. 18 October 1999 Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia Hard Indonesia Irawati Iskandar 6-4 6-1
Winner 2. 20 August 2000 Thailand Nonthaburi, Thailand Hard South Korea Jeon Mi-ra 7-5 1-6 6-1
Winner 3. 18 November 2001 Japan Haibara, Japan Grass Japan Sachie Umehara 6-3 5-7 6-4
Winner 4. 16 February 2003 India Chennai, India Hard Germany Verena Beller 6-2 6-2
Runner-up 5. 10 August 2003 Thailand Nonthaburi, Thailand Hard Chinese Taipei Chia-Jung Chuang 2-6 1-6
Winner 6. 31 August 2003 India New Delhi, India Hard Malaysia Khoo Chin-bee 6-2 6-4
Winner 7. 14 September 2003 India Bangalore, India Grass India Meghha Vakaria 6-2 6-1
Runner-up 8. 29 February 2004 Australia Bendigo, Australia Hard Israel Shahar Pe'er 4-6 5-7
Winner 9. 18 September 2004 Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Hard Russia Goulnara Fattakhetdinova 6-4 6-0
Runner-up 10. 13 June 2004 China Beijing, China Hard China Li Na 2-6 4-6
Runner-up 11. 29 May 2005 China Shanghai, China Hard Austria Daniela Kix 6-7(6) 3-6
Runner-up 12. 3 August 2008 Japan Obihiro, Japan Carpet Japan Kimiko Date-Krumm 3-6 6-7(5)
Winner 13. 14 September 2008 Japan Nato, Japan Carpet Japan Kumiko Iijima 6-4 6-4
Winner 14. 6 September 2009 Japan Tsukuba, Japan Hard Japan Kurumi Nara 6-3 6-4

Doubles Finals: 8 (6–2)[edit]

Outcome NO Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
Runner–up 1. 24 February 2002 India Mumbai, India Hard Chinese Taipei Hsiao-Han Chao United Kingdom Annabel Blow
Czech Republic Dominika Luzarová
4-6 3-6
Winner 2. 13 October 2002 Israel Haifa, Israel Hard Netherlands Leonne Muller Van Moppe Hungary Zsuzsanna Babos
Hungary Barbara Pócza
6-3 6-3
Winner 3. 25 May 2003 Japan Gunma, Japan Grass Japan Kumiko Iijima Japan Aiko Nakamura
Japan Maki Arai
4-6 7-5 6-4
Winner 4. 17 May 2008 Thailand Bangkok, Thailand Hard Thailand Napaporn Tongsalee Uzbekistan Dilyara Saidkhodjaeva
Uzbekistan Albina Khabibulina
1-6 7-6(3) [10-8]
Winner 5. 31 August 2008 Thailand Nonthaburi, Thailand Hard Japan Tomoko Dokei China Zhi-Xian Guo
China Yi Yang
6-4 6-2
Winner 6. 14 June 2009 Thailand Bangkok, Thailand Hard Thailand Varatchaya Wongteanchai Japan Tomoko Dokei
South Korea Yoo Mi
6-3 6-1
Winner 7. 26 June 2009 Thailand Bangkok, Thailand Hard Thailand Varatchaya Wongteanchai Japan Tomoko Dokei
South Korea Yoo Mi
W/O
Runner–up 8. 1 July 2013 Thailand Bangkok, Thailand Hard Thailand Napaporn Tongsalee China Lu Jiaxiang
China Lu Jiajing
4-6 4-6

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