Dominance and Records: A Recap of Thailand Open 2024 Statistics

Leon To

Mon May 20 2024

Thailand Open 2024

The Thailand Open 2024 showcased an impressive display of talent and competition in the world of badminton. With notable achievements and historical records, the tournament highlighted the prowess of various nations, including China, Indonesia, and Thailand.

1. China remains the only country to sweep all titles at the Thailand Open, achieving this feat in 1999 and 2008.

2. Host nation Thailand had seeded players in all five categories at the Thailand Open 2024.

3. Indonesian players Susi Susanti and Greysia Polii hold the most titles at the Thailand Open with four championships each.

4. Susanti's four consecutive Thailand Open titles from 1991 to 1994 set a tournament record for consecutive wins.

5. Thai player Sapsiree Taerattanachai could join the ranks of Susanti and Polii by winning the mixed doubles title with Dechapol Puavaranukroh.

6. Thai duo and Indian pair Chirag Shetty/Satwiksairaj Rankireddy are the only top seeds to have previously won a Thailand Open title.

7. Shetty/Rankireddy are also the first and only Indian men's doubles pair to win at the Thailand Open.

8. Indonesia has not won a Thailand Open title since 2017, with Muhammad Shohibul Fikri/Bagas Maulana, this year's second seed, falling short in the previous season's final.

9. Indonesia remains the most successful nation in the men's doubles category at the Thailand Open, with 12 crowns, three times more than Korea. Players like Marthin/Carnando, Ahsan/Setiawan, and Gutama/Isfahani hold their hopes high in this edition.

10. Indonesia's longest wait at the Thailand Open is in the women's singles, with Gregoria Mariska Tunjung as this year's second seed. Susanti's victory 30 years ago was Indonesia's last in this category.

11. It has been 13 years since China won the men's singles title at the Thailand Open with Chen Long. Lu Guang Zu is their top contender this time.

12. If Lu Guang Zu wins the Thailand Open 2024, China will match Indonesia's record of 10 men's singles titles.

13. Thailand last won the women's doubles title at the Thailand Open eight years ago, but top seeds Kititharakul/Prajongjai have a good chance to end that drought.

14. Defending champion Kunlavut Vitidsarn, seeded fourth, will become the first Thai singles player to win back-to-back titles if he successfully defends his crown.

15. Only three countries, namely China, Indonesia, and Korea, have won titles in all five categories at the Thailand Open.

The Thailand Open 2024 not only showcased thrilling badminton matches but also highlighted the dominance of nations like China, Indonesia, and Thailand in various categories. These statistics and records serve as a testament to the talent and determination of the players from these badminton powerhouses.