Smashing Stats: Thailand Masters 2024

Founded in 2016, the PRINCESS SIRIVANNAVARI Thailand Masters 2024 is a Super 300 event on the HSBC BWF World Tour.

Let’s look at some interesting facts about the tournament as it enters its seventh edition.

  • China are the most successful team with eight titles.
  • Alongside host Thailand, they have also had the highest number of discipline representatives in finals – 14.
  • The three times a title match was between the same nations, it involved China (women’s singles in 2023, women’s doubles in 2016) and Thailand (women’s singles 2018).
  • Ratchanok Intanon (2016) and women’s pair Jongkolphan Kititharakul/Rawinda Prajongjai (2018) are the top seeds who have won their events.
  • Lin Chun Yi, Daniel Marthin/Leo Rolly Carnando and Benyapa Aimsaard/Nuntakarn Aimsaard are the only defending champions in the draw.
  • Loh Kean Yew, Angus Ng Ka Long, Busanan Ongbamrungphan, Ong Yew Sin/Teo Ee Yi, Marcus Ellis/Lauren Smith, Chan Peng Soon and Sapsiree Taerattanachai are the other returning former winners.
  • Mixed doubles top seed Taerattanachai’s sole success came in women’s doubles, with the now-retired Puttita Supajirakul in 2019.
  • Taerattanachai however, holds the record for most final appearances – four.
  • Men’s singles eighth seed Ng could become the second player after Dechapol Puavaranukroh (2017-2019) to contest three consecutive finals.
  • Marthin/Carnando, fresh off winning successive Indonesia Masters titles, stand to become the first men’s pair to repeat that in this competition.

Standout Stat: Loh remains the only qualifier to take the Thailand Masters crown. The Singaporean stunned top seed Lin Dan in the 2019 final in straight games.

Loh collapsing in disbelief after his exploits.

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