Varunya Wongteanchai

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Varunya Wongteanchai
วรัญญา วงศ์เทียนชัย
Varunya Wongteanchai.jpg
Country (sports) Thailand
ResidenceChiang Rai, Thailand
Born (1993-01-07) 7 January 1993 (age 28)
Chiang Rai, Thailand
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$47,297
Singles
Career record97–129
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 616 (3 October 2016)
Doubles
Career record181–119
Career titles18 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 216 (9 February 2015)
Current rankingNo. 1155 (28 October 2019)
Last updated on: 31 October 2019.

Varunya "Yuyee" Wongteanchai (Thai: วรัญญา วงศ์เทียนชัย; born 7 January 1993) is a Thai tennis player. She is the younger sister of Varatchaya Wongteanchai who also plays on the ITF Women's Circuit.

On 3 October 2016, Varunya reached her highest WTA singles ranking of 616. On 9 February 2015, she peaked at No. 216 in the WTA doubles rankings.

Career[edit]

Wongteanchai has had more success in doubles than singles, she has won 18 ITF doubles titles. At the 2012 PTT Pattaya Open, she partnered her sister Varatchaya and they defeated Dominika Cibulková and Janette Husárová in the first round before losing to eventual champions Sania Mirza and Anastasia Rodionova.

At the 2013 PTT Pattaya Open, Wongteanchai again partnered with her sister after the pair gained entry by an alternate spot. They defeated third seeds Chan Hao-ching and Chan Yung-jan in the first round, then defeated Irina Buryachok and Valeria Solovyeva in the quarterfinals before losing to Akgul Amanmuradova and Alexandra Panova in the semifinals.[1]

ITF finals[edit]

Singles (0–2)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (0–2)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 3 October 2015 Bangkok, Thailand Hard Thailand Kamonwan Buayam 1–6, 6–4, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 17 July 2016 Hong Kong Hard Japan Mizuno Kijima 1–6, 2–6

Doubles (17–11)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (17–11)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 18 February 2011 Aurangabad, India Hard Thailand Varatchaya Wongteanchai Italy Nicole Clerico
Italy Maria Masini
4–6, 6–2, [10–6]
Winner 2. 14 November 2011 Manila, Philippines Hard Thailand Napatsakorn Sankaew Thailand Luksika Kumkhum
Thailand Peangtarn Plipuech
6–1, 3–6, [10–6]
Runner-up 1. 23 December 2011 Pune, India Hard Thailand Varatchaya Wongteanchai China Lu Jiajing
China Lu Jiaxiang
1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 10 March 2012 Aurangabad, India Clay Thailand Peangtarn Plipuech Slovenia Dalila Jakupović
Germany Sarah-Rebecca Sekulic
1–6, 3–6
Winner 3. 16 March 2012 Mumbai, India Hard Thailand Peangtarn Plipuech Slovenia Anja Prislan
India Krya Shroff
6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 3. 8 July 2013 Bangkok, Thailand Hard Chinese Taipei Lee Pei-chi China Lu Jiajing
China Lu Jiaxiang
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 4. 9 November 2013 Phuket, Thailand Hard (i) Thailand Peangtarn Plipuech China Lu Jiajing
China Lu Jiaxiang
4–6, 5–7
Winner 4. 24 February 2014 Nonthaburi, Thailand Hard Thailand Nungnadda Wannasuk Japan Miyu Kato
Japan Yuuki Tanaka
6–2, 6–2
Winner 5. 28 April 2014 Bangkok, Thailand Hard Thailand Nungnadda Wannasuk Chinese Taipei Lee Hua-chen
India Shweta Rana
1–6, 6–3, [10–8]
Winner 6. 5 May 2014 Bangkok, Thailand Hard Thailand Nungnadda Wannasuk Japan Kyōka Okamura
Japan Hirono Watanabe
6–2, 7–5
Runner-up 5. 26 May 2014 Balikpapan, Indonesia Hard Thailand Varatchaya Wongteanchai Japan Michika Ozeki
Thailand Peangtarn Plipuech
3–6, 6–4, [7–10]
Winner 7. 2 June 2014 Tarakan, Indonesia Hard (i) Thailand Varatchaya Wongteanchai Indonesia Beatrice Gumulya
Indonesia Jessy Rompies
5–7, 6–4, [11–9]
Winner 8. 7 July 2014 Bangkok, Thailand Hard Thailand Varatchaya Wongteanchai Thailand Luksika Kumkhum
Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn
6–3, 4–6, [10–8]
Runner-up 6. 13 September 2014 Antalya, Turkey Hard Thailand Nungnadda Wannasuk Japan Kotomi Takahata
Japan Akiko Omae
4–6, 2–6
Winner 9. 13 October 2014 Bangkok, Thailand Hard Thailand Varatchaya Wongteanchai Czech Republic Martina Borecká
Netherlands Lesley Kerkhove
6–2, 5–7, [10–7]
Runner-up 7. 14 November 2014 Bendigo, Australia Hard Thailand Varatchaya Wongteanchai Australia Jessica Moore
Australia Abbie Myers
6–3, 1–6, [6–10]
Runner-up 8. 10 January 2015 Hong Kong Hard Thailand Varatchaya Wongteanchai China Han Xinyun
Chinese Taipei Hsu Chieh-yu
6–3, 4–6, [8–10]
Winner 10. 11 June 2016 Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Hard India Shivika Burman United Kingdom Sabrina Bamburac
Sweden Brenda Njuki
6–3, 6–4
Winner 11. 21 October 2016 Hua Hin, Thailand Hard Thailand Nudnida Luangnam Thailand Chompoothip Jandakate
Thailand Tamachan Momkoonthod
6–2, 6–7 (4–7) , [10–0]
Winner 12. 2 December 2016 Hua Hin, Thailand Hard Thailand Nudnida Luangnam Japan Mai Hontama
Japan Yukina Saigo
7–5, 6–3
Winner 13. 28 April 2017 Hua Hin, Thailand Hard Thailand Nudnida Luangnam Thailand Patcharin Cheapchandej
South Korea Han Sung-hee
7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 9. 14 July 2017 Hua Hin, Thailand Hard Thailand Nudnida Luangnam Indonesia Beatrice Gumulya
Indonesia Jessy Rompies
2–6, 1–6
Winner 14. 21 July 2017 Hua Hin, Thailand Hard Thailand Nudnida Luangnam Thailand Patcharin Cheapchandej
South Korea Han Sung-hee
6–2, 7–6(7–5)
Winner 15. 11 August 2017 Nonthaburi, Thailand Hard Thailand Tamachan Momkoonthod Australia Genevieve Lorbergs
Singapore Stefanie Tan
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 10. 18 August 2017 Nonthaburi, Thailand Hard Thailand Varatchaya Wongteanchai Chinese Taipei Chan Chin-wei
South Korea Choi Ji-hee
6–2, 1–6, [11–13]
Winner 16. 7 October 2017 Nonthaburi, Thailand Hard Thailand Nudnida Luangnam Malta Elaine Genovese
Finland Oona Orpana
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 11. 13 October 2017 Nonthaburi, Thailand Hard Thailand Nudnida Luangnam Chinese Taipei Chan Chin-wei
Chinese Taipei Liang En-shuo
1–6, 4–6
Winner 17. 15 December 2017 Pune, India Hard Indonesia Jessy Rompies United Kingdom Samantha Murray
Montenegro Ana Veselinović
6–4, 6–2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lisicki and Kirilenko through to final". Bangkok Post. 3 February 2013. Retrieved 3 February 2013.

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