BIOGRAPHY
  Kanyapat Narattana
Kanyapat Narattana
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bangkok, Thailand

Height:
5-9


04/30/2013

Big 12 Tournament (AP)

Images of the Cowgirls in the semifinals (vs. Baylor) and final (vs. Texas) in Norman.

Fall 2013: Notched a 10-5 singles record in her final--and most successful--fall season of her collegiate career ... Won six matches at the ITA Regional Championships to become the first Cowgirl in school history to take home the Central Region singles title ... With the regional title, became the first Cowgirl to compete at the ITA National Indoor Championships ... Advanced to the round of 16 at National Indoors with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over 26th-ranked Nadia Ravita of Kentucky ... Was 4-2 in her matches against ranked opponents ... Of her ten fall singles wins, seven came in straight sets ... Along with freshman Carla Tur Mari, was ranked at No. 47 in the pre-season ITA doubles rankings ... Paired with Tur Mari recorded a 4-6 record in fall doubles action ... Won three of four matches at the Mizzou Invitational with Carla Tur Mari, including an 8-5 win over 32nd-ranked Gabb and Gaytan-Leach of Missouri, to take home the tournament doubles crown.

Junior: Bounced back from an 0-2 record in the fall to post an impressive 15-7 mark in dual singles matches ... When she was on, she was nearly unstoppable, with 10 of the junior's 15 wins coming in straight sets ... Teamed up with Malika Rose to notch a 15-15 overall record in doubles competition ... The duo advanced to the doubles round of 16 at the ITA All-American Championships in the fall ... Narattana and Rose made it as far as the quarterfinals at the ITA Central Region Championships before being eliminated by Samantha Vickers and Isaura Enrique of Tulsa ... The Cowgirl tandem were selected to the All-Big 12 tennis team ... Had three wins over doubles teams ranked in the top 20, including a win over the seventh-ranked doubles team in the nation in Mary Weatherholt and Patricia Veresova in the Cowgirl's upset over No. 12 Nebraska ... The tandem received a bid to compete at the NCAA doubles championships and became the first Oklahoma State doubles team to compete in the tournament since 2002 ... Rose and Narattana won their first round match to advance to the round of 16, but were defeated by No. 2 Kaitlyn Christian and Sabrina Santamaria of USC.

Sophomore: Collected an 8-9 singles record in her spring campaign ... Her singles win against No. 6 Texas was critical, putting the Cowgirls only two points shy of the victory after sealing the doubles point with Malika Rose earlier in the match ... That duo achieved an 8-7 record and finished the season ranked No. 50 in the nation ... Their biggest win came against No. 11 Baylor, when they defeated the No. 22 tandem of Nina Secerbegovic and Ema Burgic ... Went 5-4 in singles play during the fall season ... Won three matches at the USTA/ITA Central Region Championship, including two-straight to open the tournament and a 6-3, 3-6, 1-0 (7) in the consolation round to close out the competition ... Teamed with partners Meghan Blevins and Malika Rose to compile a 6-5 doubles record in fall play ... Made a strong pairing with Rose, going 6-2 ... The pair made it to the final round of the USTA/ITA Central Region Championship, as well as the HEB Baylor Invitational, where they were defeated in a heart-breaker, 9-8(6), by Nicole Kosakowski and Jordaan Sanford of Baylor.

Freshman: Finished her fall freshman season with a 6-7 singles record ... reached the round of 16 at the ITA Central Regional Championships and won a pair of matches at the Lakewood Ranch Classic ... finished with a 6-5 fall doubles record, all with partner Nataliya Shatkovskaya ... Defeated two ranked doubles teams in the fall and also reached the final of the Lakewood Ranch classic with Shatkovskaya...Completed the spring campaign with a 15-6 record in singles, including 11-2 in Big 12 competition...Was the only Cowgirl to win both of her singles matches in the Big 12 Championship...Finished with a combined 12-11 record in doubles play with partners Malika Rose and Shatkovskaya...Went 8-6 with Shatkovskaya, including two victories at the Big 12 Championship...Combined for 1 10-8 record in the No. 1 doubles spot ... Narattana and Shatkovskaya finished the season ranked as the No. 8 doubles pairing ... Went 5-3 against ranked doubles competition with Shatkovskaya during the fall and spring.

Personal: Born Sept. 14, 1992, in Bangkok, Thailand ... Daughter of Maitree and Kornpaveen Narattana ... Has one brother, Apitarn... Started playing tennis at four years old ... Majoring in Hotel and Restaurant Management ... Favorite players are Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.

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