Nitchaon Jindapol (spelt Nichaon Jindapon on BWF)
Plays: Womens Singles
Plays for (country): Thailand
Playing style: right-handed
Born: March 31, 1991
Current BWF ranking: 16
One of the many highly talented and skilful players to come out of Badminton Thailand stable in the past few years, Nitchaon has often been forgotten in the hype, publicity and excitement surrounding her teammates. Her track record is exemplary -she has been making a steady progress up the ranking charts.
66 on October 20, 2011
80 on May 22, 2012
36 on December 12, 2012
21 on April 18, 2013
Like her other teammates, Nitchaon has demonstrated measurable improvements and progress, and at the age of 22, appears to be reaching the stage where she can peak within the next year or so.
Congratulations to Nitchaon for her title at the just-concluded 2013 Canadian Open! She beat YipPY in straight games in the finals for a very smooth and convincing performance throughout the tournament.
Some notable achievements for Nitchaon so far in her career...
Lao International Challenge 2010 - Winner, WS, beating Nozomi Okuhara in the finals
Tata Open India IC 2010 - Runner-up WD with Pattharaporn Jindapol (sister, maybe?)
Ciputra Hanoi Vietnam IC 2012 - Winner, WS, beating Ayumi Mine in 3 games
Victor Korea Open 2013 - R16, WS, Won over Juliane Schenk in straight games
Yonex Australian Open 2013 - Runner-up, WS, to Sayaka Takahashi
Yonex Canada Open 2013 - Winner, WS, over Yip Pui Yin in straight games
Nitchaon has reached the final of both WS and WD in the All Thailand Championship. In the WS she will play Busanun. In the WD she teams up with Prajongjai, who won the Singapore International WS last week. They will meet Kulcahara and DuongAnong in the final. Stay tuned.