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Coached by father, Lersak Kumkhum ... Mother, Jaruwan Panchaisri, is a housewife and assistant coach; is an only child ... Began playing at age 4 ... Aggressive style of play; favorite surface is hard ... Enjoys surfing internet, reading, listening to music and seeing movies ... Favorite players are Monica Seles and Tamarine Tanasugarn ... Best tennis memory is qualifying for and reaching second round at 2013 Australian Open ... Goal is to win WTA matches and Grand Slams and to reach Top 50 or higher.
Winner: 2018 - 125/Mumbai, 125/Taipei.
Finalist (1): 2017 - Seoul (w/Plipuech)
Thai Fed Cup Team, 2013-18.
Career in Review
2018 - Second Top 100 season (finishing No.80); QF at Hong Kong (l. to Muguruza); reached 3r once (Australian Open) and 2r twice (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r three times (incl. Roland Garros); won two WTA 125K Series singles titles; won two singles and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2017 - SF at Seoul (l. to Ostapenko); reached 2r once; fell 1r at Australian Open and in qualifying twice (incl. Wimbledon); won two singles titles and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2016 - Fell 1r five times (incl. Australian Open and Wimbledon) and in qualifying four times (incl. other two majors).
2015 - Reached 2r once; fell 1r twice and in qualifying five times (incl. Australian Open, Wimbledon and US Open); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.
2014 - First Top 100 season; SF at Osaka (l. to Diyas); reached 2r twice (Australian Open and Monterrey - l. to Jaksic 36 76(5) 76(2); held 3mp at 5-4 second set); fell 1r three times (incl. Roland Garros) and in qualifying nine times (incl. other two majors).
2013 - QF at Kuala Lumpur; reached 2r three times (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r once and in qualifying six times (incl. other three majors); made Top 100 debut on November 25 (rose from No.107 to No.87); won two singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2012 - Played first two WTA main draws at Guangzhou and Osaka, falling 1r at both (both as qualifier); won two singles titles and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2011 - Won five singles titles and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2010 - Won one singles title and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2009 - Played first events career on ITF Circuit in Croatia.