Chuang Chia-jung

Chuang Chia-jung (Chinese: 莊佳容; pinyin: Zhuāng Jiāróng; Taiwanese Mandarin: [tswáŋ.tɕjá zʊ̌ŋ]; born 10 January 1985) is a retired Taiwanese tennis player.

Chuang Chia-jung
莊佳容
Chuang RG15 (19311921261).jpg
Chuang at the 2015 French Open
Country (sports) Chinese Taipei
ResidenceKaohsiung, Taiwan
Born (1985-01-10) 10 January 1985 (age 35)
Kaohsiung
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Turned pro2001
Retired28 October 2018
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,636,548
Singles
Career record184–107 (63.2%)
Career titles0 WTA, 10 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 177 (13 November 2006)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2004)
Doubles
Career record487–255 (65.6%)
Career titles22 WTA, 2 WTA 125K, 34 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 5 (18 August 2008)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenF (2007)
French OpenQF (2007, 2008)
Wimbledon3R (2007)
US OpenF (2007)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (2008, 2010, 2011)
French OpenQF (2007)
WimbledonQF (2008)
US Open2R (2007)
Team competitions
Fed Cup26–11

In her career, she won 22 doubles titles on the WTA Tour and two doubles titles on tournaments of the WTA 125K series, as well as ten singles titles and 34 doubles titles on the ITF Circuit. On 13 November 2006, she reached a career-high singles ranking of world No. 177. On 18 August 2008, she peaked at No. 5 in the WTA doubles rankings.

On 28 October 2018, Chuang announced her retirement from professional tennis and her marriage via Instagram.

CareerEdit

At the 2007 Australian Open, Chuang reached the final of the women's doubles tournament with her partner Chan Yung-jan that they lost in three sets to Cara Black and Liezel Huber. She also reached the women's doubles final of the 2007 US Open.

In 2001, Chuang played for the first time for the Chinese Taipei Fed Cup team. Her win–loss record in Fed Cup is 26–11.

BiographyEdit

Chuang was coached by her father Chuang Wen-teng. Her mother Xie Xiu-ling is a pharmacist. Chuang's favorite surface is hardcourt, and her best shot is her serve. She started playing tennis at age seven when introduced to it by her father. She speaks Mandarin, English, and Taiwanese.

Grand Slam finalsEdit

Doubles: 2 (2 runner-ups)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 2007 Australian Open Hard   Chan Yung-jan   Cara Black
  Liezel Huber
4–6, 7–6(7–4), 1–6
Runner-up 2007 US Open Hard   Chan Yung-jan   Nathalie Dechy
  Dinara Safina
4–6, 2–6

Grand Slam performance timelinesEdit

DoublesEdit

Championship 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 W-L
Australian Open 3R 1R F 3R 1R 2R QF 1R A 1R 1R 1R 1R 13–12
French Open A A QF QF 2R 1R 1R 2R A A 2R 1R 1R 9–9
Wimbledon A A 3R 1R 2R 2R 1R 1R A A 1R 1R 2R 5–9
US Open 2R A F 1R 1R 2R 1R QF A A 2R 1R 2R 12–10
Win–Loss 3–2 0–1 15–4 5–4 2–4 3–4 3–4 4–4 0–0 0–1 2–4 0–4 2–4 39–40

Mixed doublesEdit

Championship 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2016 W-L
Australian Open A QF 2R QF QF A 7–4
French Open QF 1R 1R 1R 2R 2R 4–6
Wimbledon 3R QF 2R 1R 1R 2R 5–6
US Open 2R 1R 1R A A A 1–3
Win–Loss 5–3 4–4 2–4 2–3 3–3 1–2 17–19

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles: 36 (22–14)Edit

Legend before 2009 Legend starting in 2009
Grand Slam tournaments (0–2)
Tour Championships (0–0)
Tier I (1–1) Premier Mandatory (1–0)
Tier II (2–1) Premier 5 (0–0)
Tier III (3–2) Premier (3–2)
Tier IV & V (4–4) International (8–2)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 3 October 2004 Seoul, South Korea Hard   Hsieh Su-wei   Cho Yoon-jeong
  Jeon Mi-ra
6–3, 1–6, 7–5
Winner 1. 2 October 2005 Seoul, South Korea Hard   Chan Yung-jan   Jill Craybas
  Natalie Grandin
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 1 October 2006 Seoul, South Korea Hard   Mariana Díaz Oliva   Virginia Ruano Pascual
  Paola Suárez
6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 3. 8 October 2006 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Chan Yung-jan   Vania King
  Jelena Kostanić Tošić
7–6(2), 5–7, 6–2
Runner-up 4. 27 January 2007 Australian Open, Melbourne Hard   Chan Yung-jan   Cara Black
  Liezel Huber
6–4, 6–7(4), 6–1
Runner-up 5. 11 February 2007 Pattaya, Thailand Hard   Chan Yung-jan   Nicole Pratt
  Mara Santangelo
6–4, 7–6(4)
Winner 2. 18 February 2007 Bangalore, India Hard   Chan Yung-jan   Hsieh Su-wei
  Alla Kudryavtseva
6–7(4), 6–2, [11–9]
Runner-up 6. 18 March 2007 Pacific Life Open, Indian Wells Hard   Chan Yung-jan   Lisa Raymond
  Samantha Stosur
6–3, 7–5
Winner 3. 17 June 2007 Birmingham, United Kingdom Grass   Chan Yung-jan   Sun Tiantian
  Meilen Tu
7–6(3), 6–3
Winner 4. 23 June 2007 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Grass   Chan Yung-jan   Anabel Medina Garrigues
  Virginia Ruano Pascual
7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 7. 9 September 2007 US Open, New York Hard   Chan Yung-jan   Nathalie Dechy
  Dinara Safina
6–4, 6–2
Winner 5. 23 September 2007 Beijing, China Hard   Hsieh Su-wei   Han Xinyun
  Xu Yifan
7–6(2), 6–3
Winner 6. 30 September 2007 Seoul, South Korea Hard   Hsieh Su-wei   Eleni Daniilidou
  Jasmin Wöhr
6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 8. 7 October 2007 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Vania King   Sun Tiantian
  Yan Zi
1–6, 6–2, [10–6]
Winner 7. 10 February 2008 Pattaya, Thailand Hard   Chan Yung-jan   Hsieh Su-wei
  Vania King
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 9. 9 March 2008 Bangalore, India Hard   Chan Yung-jan   Peng Shuai
  Sun Tiantian
6–4, 5–7, [10–8]
Winner 8. 18 May 2008 Rome, Italy Clay   Chan Yung-jan   Iveta Benešová
  Janette Husárová
7–6(5), 6–3
Runner-up 10. 24 May 2008 Strasbourg, France Clay   Chan Yung-jan   Yan Zi
  Tatiana Perebiynis
6–4, 6–7(3), [10–6]
Winner 9. 27 July 2008 Los Angeles, United States Hard   Chan Yung-jan   Eva Hrdinová
  Vladimíra Uhlířová
2–6, 7–5, [10–4]
Winner 10. 28 September 2008 Seoul, South Korea Hard   Hsieh Su-wei   Vera Dushevina
  Maria Kirilenko
6–3, 6–0
Winner 11. 12 April 2009 Ponte Vedra Beach, United States Clay   Sania Mirza   Květa Peschke
  Lisa Raymond
6–3, 4–6, [10–7]
Winner 12. 9 August 2009 Los Angeles, United States Hard   Yan Zi   Maria Kirilenko
  Agnieszka Radwańska
6–0, 4–6, [10–7]
Winner 13. 18 October 2009 Osaka, Japan Hard   Lisa Raymond   Chanelle Scheepers
  Abigail Spears
6–2, 6–4
Winner 14. 16 January 2010 Hobart, Australia Hard   Květa Peschke   Chan Yung-jan
  Monica Niculescu
3–6, 6–3, [10–7]
Runner-up 11. 11 April 2010 Ponte Vedra Beach, United States Clay   Peng Shuai   Bethanie Mattek-Sands
  Yan Zi
4–6, 6–4, [10–8]
Winner 15. 9 October 2010 Beijing, China Hard   Olga Govortsova   Gisela Dulko
  Flavia Pennetta
7–6(2), 1–6, [10–7]
Winner 16. 21 May 2011 Strasbourg, France Clay   Akgul Amanmuradova   Natalie Grandin
  Vladimíra Uhlířová
6–4, 5–7 [10–2]
Winner 17. 27 August 2011 New Haven, United States Hard   Olga Govortsova   Sara Errani
  Roberta Vinci
7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 12. 14 January 2012 Hobart, Australia Hard   Marina Erakovic   Irina-Camelia Begu
  Monica Niculescu
6–7(4), 7–6(4), [5–10]
Winner 18. 4 March 2012 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hard   Chang Kai-chen   Chan Hao-ching
  Rika Fujiwara
7–5, 6–4
Winner 19. 5 May 2012 Estoril, Portugal Clay   Zhang Shuai   Yaroslava Shvedova
  Galina Voskoboeva
4–6, 6–1, [11–9]
Winner 20. 20 September 2014 Guangzhou, China Hard   Liang Chen   Alizé Cornet
  Magda Linette
2–6, 7–6(3), [10–7]
Winner 21. 23 May 2015 Strasbourg, France Clay   Liang Chen   Nadiia Kichenok
  Zheng Saisai
4–6, 6–4, [12–10]
Runner-up 13. 29 August 2015 New Haven, United States Hard   Liang Chen   Julia Görges
  Lucie Hradecká
3–6, 1–6
Winner 22. 20 February 2016 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard   Darija Jurak   Caroline Garcia
  Kristina Mladenovic
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 14. 27 August 2016 New Haven, United States Hard   Kateryna Bondarenko   Sania Mirza
  Monica Niculescu
5–7, 4–6

WTA 125 series finalsEdit

Doubles: 5 (3 titles, 2 runner-ups)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. 27 July 2014 Jiangxi International Open, China Hard   Junri Namigata   Chan Chin-wei
  Xu Yifan
7–6(7–4), 6–3
Win 2. 6 September 2014 Suzhou Open, China Hard   Chan Chin-wei   Misa Eguchi
  Eri Hozumi
6–1, 3–6, [10–7]
Loss 1. 3 November 2014 Taipei Open, Taiwan Carpet (i)   Chang Kai-chen   Chan Hao-ching
  Chan Yung-jan
4–6, 3–6
Loss 2. 14 November 2016 Taipei Challenger, Taiwan Hard (i)   Chang Kai-chen   Natela Dzalamidze
  Veronika Kudermetova
6–4, 3–6, [5–10]
Win 3. 11 June 2017 Bol, Croatia Clay   Renata Voracova   Lina Gjorcheska
  Aleksandrina Naydenova
6–4, 6–2

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles (10–5)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 18 March 2001 Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei Hard   Hsieh Su-wei 4–6, 6–3, 3–6
Winner 1. 28 October 2001 Manila, Philippines Hard   Dianne Matias 6–2, 6–1
Winner 2. 4 November 2001 Manila, Philippines Hard   Prariyawan Ratanakrong 6–0, 6–1
Winner 3. 28 April 2003 Jakarta, Indonesia Clay   Khoo Chin-bee 7–5, 6–4
Winner 4. 11 May 2003 Surabaya, Indonesia Clay   Liza Andriyani 6–3, 3–6, 6–1
Winner 5. 8 June 2003 Seoul, South Korea Hard   Ivanna Israilova 6–2, 6–2
Winner 6. 10 August 2003 Nonthaburi, Thailand Hard   Suchanun Viratprasert 6–2, 6–1
Winner 7. 10 April 2004 New Delhi, India Hard   Hao Jie 6–3, 6–1
Winner 8. 21 June 2004 Incheon, South Korea Hard   Lee Eun-jeong 6–3, 6–2
Winner 9. 28 August 2004 New Delhi, India Hard   Sania Mirza 7–5, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 22 May 2005 Changwon, South Korea Hard   Kim Jin-hee 6–4, 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 3. 13 November 2005 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard   Wynne Prakusya 4–6, 6–4, 1–6
Runner-up 4. 23 July 2006 Kurume, Japan Carpet   Latisha Chan 7–5, 4–6, 2–6
Winner 10. 22 October 2006 Makinohara, Japan Carpet   Erika Takao 6–0, 6–4
Runner-up 5. 18 March 2001 Sutama, Japan Hard   Hsieh Su-wei 4–6, 3–6

Doubles (33–15)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 28 October 2001 Manila, Philippines Hard   Weng Tzu-ting   Chao Hsiao-han
  Khoo Chin-bee
6–4, 6–4
Winner 2. 11 November 2001 Manila, Philippines Hard   Weng Tzu-ting   Ha Ji-sun
  Shin Mi-ran
6–0, 6–3
Winner 3. 3 February 2002 Wellington, New Zealand Hard   Chan Chin-wei   Nicole Kriz
  Sarah Stone
4–6, 7–6(3), 6–2
Runner-up 1. 26 May 2002 Tianjin, China Hard (i)   Chan Chin-wei   Yan Zi
  Zheng Jie
0–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 28 January 2003 Wellington, New Zealand Hard   Ilke Gers   Lauren Breadmore
  Kristen van Elden
4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 3. 3 March 2003 Warrnambool, Australia Grass   Ilke Gers   Monique Adamczak
  Madita Suer
4–6, 4–6
Winner 4. 17 March 2003 Yarrawonga, Australia Grass   Ilke Gers   Sarah Borwell
  Bree Calderwood
6–1, 7–5
Runner-up 4. 24 March 2003 Albury, Australia Grass   Ilke Gers   Nicole Sewell
  Andrea van den Hurk
6–2, 1–6, 4–6
Winner 5. 4 May 2003 Jakarta, Indonesia Clay   Hwang I-hsuan   Sandy Gumulya
  Septi Mende
6–4, 6–3
Winner 6. 11 May 2003 Surabaya, Indonesia Clay   Khoo Chin-bee   Liza Andriyani
  Wukirasih Sawondari
6–1, 6–0
Runner-up 5. 15 June 2003 Seoul, South Korea Hard   Chan Chin-wei   Choi Jin-young
  Kim Mi-ok
2–6, 6–4, 5–7
Winner 7. 10 August 2003 Nonthaburi, Thailand Hard   Chan Chin-wei   Kim Jin-hee
  Ryoko Takemura
6–2, 7–5
Winner 8. 17 August 2003 Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand Hard   Chan Chin-wei   Dong Yanhua
  Zhang Yao
6–4, 6–1
Winner 9. 22 November 2003 Tainan, Taiwan Clay   Chan Chin-wei   Satomi Kinjo
  Wang I-ting
6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 6. 5 April 2004 New Delhi, India Hard   Khoo Chin-bee   Yang Shujing
  Yu Ying
6–7(8), 1–2 ret.
Runner-up 7. 2 May 2004 Gifu, Japan Carpet   Wynne Prakusya   Cho Yoon-jeong
  Jeon Mi-ra
6–7(4), 2–6
Winner 10. 6 June 2004 Wulanhaote, China Hard   Napaporn Tongsalee   Du Rui
  Liu Nannan
3–6, 6–2, 6–3
Winner 11. 13 June 2004 Beijing, China Hard (i)   Wynne Prakusya   Līga Dekmeijere
  İpek Şenoğlu
6–3, 6–1
Winner 12. 29 August 2004 New Delhi, India Hard   Hsieh Su-wei   Akgul Amanmuradova
  Sania Mirza
7–6(8), 6–4
Runner-up 8. 24 October 2004 Haibara, Japan Carpet   Hsieh Su-wei   Chan Chin-wei
  Latisha Chan
6–7(5), 6–4,
6–7(3)
Runner-up 9. 30 October 2004 Shenzhen, China Hard   Hsieh Su-wei   Yan Zi
  Zheng Jie
3–6, 1–6
Winner 13. 27 February 2005 Taipei, Chinese Taipei Hard   Hsieh Su-wei   Ryōko Fuda
  Seiko Okamoto
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 10. 14 May 2005 Fukuoka, Japan Carpet   Latisha Chan   Ryōko Fuda
  Seiko Okamoto
2–6, 6–7
Winner 14. 22 May 2005 Changwon, South Korea Hard   Seiko Okamoto   Chan Chin-wei
  Hsieh Su-wei
6–2, 7–5
Winner 15. 29 May 2005 Shanghai, China Hard   Remi Tezuka   Liu Wanting
  Sun Shengnan
4–6, 6–4, 6–1
Winner 16. 5 June 2005 Nanjing, China Hard   Xie Yanze   María José Argeri
  Letícia Sobral
6–3, 6–7(5), 6–2
Runner-up 11. 8 November 2005 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard   Latisha Chan   Ryōko Fuda
  Wynne Prakusya
4–6, 4–6
Winner 17. 17 February 2006 Sydney, Australia Hard   Latisha Chan   Ayumi Morita
  Junri Namigata
6–2, 6–1
Winner 18. 26 February 2006 Gosford, Australia Hard   Latisha Chan   Beti Sekulovski
  Cindy Watson
6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 12. 24 March 2006 Melbourne, Australia Clay   Latisha Chan   Monique Adamczak
  Erica Krauth
6–7(4), 6–1, 1–6
Runner-up 13. 2 May 2006 Gifu, Japan Carpet   Latisha Chan   Chan Chin-wei
  Hsieh Su-wei
6–7(5), 6–3, 5–7
Winner 19. 14 May 2006 Fukuoka, Japan Grass   Latisha Chan   Leanne Baker
  Christina Horiatopoulos
6–1, 6–2
Winner 20. 21 May 2006 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Hard   Napaporn Tongsalee   Līga Dekmeijere
  Trudi Musgrave
4–6, 6–1, 6–0
Winner 21. 23 May 2006 Beijing, China Hard (i)   Tamarine Tanasugarn   Nina Bratchikova
  Līga Dekmeijere
4–6, 6–2, 6–3
Winner 22. 18 June 2006 Inchon, South Korea Hard   Napaporn Tongsalee   Yoo Mi
  Lee Jin-a
6–2, 6–4
Winner 23. 9 July 2006 Nagoya, Japan Hard   Shiho Hisamatsu   Ayami Takase
  Seiko Okamoto
6–2, 6–3
Winner 24. 23 July 2006 Kurume, Japan Carpet   Latisha Chan   Seiko Okamoto
  Ayami Takase
w/o
Winner 25. 21 August 2006 Nanjing, China Hard   Xie Yanze   Ji Chunmei
  Sun Shengnan
6–1, 7–6(11)
Winner 26. 29 October 2006 Hamanako, Japan Carpet   Hsieh Su-wei   Maki Arai
  Seiko Okamoto
7–6(2), 7–5
Winner 27. 14 November 2006 Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei Hard   Latisha Chan   Chan Chin-wei
  Hsieh Su-wei
7–6(1), 6–1
Winner 28. 22 April 2007 Dothan, United States Clay   Latisha Chan   Angelika Bachmann
  Vanessa Henke
6–2, 6–3
Winner 29. 26 October 2008 Taipei, Chinese Taipei Carpet (i)   Hsieh Su-wei   Hsu Wen-hsin
  Hwang I-hsuan
6–3, 6–3
Winner 30. 2 November 2009 Taipei, Chinese Taipei Hard (i)   Latisha Chan   Yayuk Basuki
  Riza Zalameda
6–3, 3–6, 10–7
Winner 31. 7 November 2010 Taipei, Chinese Taipei Carpet (i)   Chang Kai-chen   Sania Mirza
  Hsieh Su-wei
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 14. 13 December 2013 Hong Kong Hard   Lee Ya-hsuan   Ellen Perez
  Abbie Myers
6–4, 3–6, [8–10]
Winner 32. 27 April 2014 Seoul, South Korea Hard   Chan Chin-wei   Irena Pavlovic
  Kristýna Plíšková
6–4, 6–3
Winner 33. 31 May 2014 Changwon, Korea Hard   Junri Namigata   Lee Ye-ra
  Kim So-jung
7–6(5), 6–0
Runner-up 15. 21 May 2017 Trnava, Slovakia Clay   Renata Voráčová   Naomi Broady
  Heather Watson
3–6, 2–6

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