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 36)
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 titles10 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 177 (13 November 2006)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2004)
Doubles
Career record487–255 (65.6%)
Career titles22 WTA, 3 WTA 125K,
33 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 5 (18 August 2008)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenF (2007)
French OpenQF (2007, 2008)
Wimbledon3R (2007)
US OpenF (2007)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (2008, 2010, 2011)
French OpenQF (2007)
WimbledonQF (2008)
US Open2R (2007)
Team competitions
Fed Cup26–11
Medal record

In her career, she won 22 doubles titles on the WTA Tour and three doubles titles on tournaments of the WTA 125K series, as well as ten singles titles and 33 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 (runner-ups)Edit

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

Grand Slam performance timelinesEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# DNQ A NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)

DoublesEdit

Tournament 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

Tournament 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 titles, 14 runner-ups)Edit

Legend before 2009 Legend starting in 2009
Grand Slam tournaments (0–2)
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 Korea Open, Seoul Hard   Hsieh Su-wei   Cho Yoon-jeong
  Jeon Mi-ra
6–3, 1–6, 7–5
Winner 1. 2 October 2005 Korea Open, Seoul Hard   Chan Yung-jan   Jill Craybas
  Natalie Grandin
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 1 October 2006 Korea Open, Seoul Hard   Mariana Díaz Oliva   Virginia Ruano Pascual
  Paola Suárez
6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 3. 8 October 2006 Japan Open, Tokyo 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 Open, Thailand Hard   Chan Yung-jan   Nicole Pratt
  Mara Santangelo
6–4, 7–6(4)
Winner 2. 18 February 2007 Bangalore Open, 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 Classic,
United Kingdom
Grass   Chan Yung-jan   Sun Tiantian
  Meilen Tu
7–6(3), 6–3
Winner 4. 23 June 2007 Ordina Open, 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 China Open, Beijing Hard   Hsieh Su-wei   Han Xinyun
  Xu Yifan
7–6(2), 6–3
Winner 6. 30 September 2007 Korea Open, Seoul Hard   Hsieh Su-wei   Eleni Daniilidou
  Jasmin Wöhr
6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 8. 7 October 2007 Japan Open, Tokyo Hard   Vania King   Sun Tiantian
  Yan Zi
1–6, 6–2, [10–6]
Winner 7. 10 February 2008 Pattaya Open, Thailand Hard   Chan Yung-jan   Hsieh Su-wei
  Vania King
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 9. 9 March 2008 Bangalore Open, India Hard   Chan Yung-jan   Peng Shuai
  Sun Tiantian
6–4, 5–7, [10–8]
Winner 8. 18 May 2008 Rome Masters, 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 Korea Open, Seoul 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 HP Open Osaka, Japan Hard   Lisa Raymond   Chanelle Scheepers
  Abigail Spears
6–2, 6–4
Winner 14. 16 January 2010 Hobart International,
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 China Open, Beijing 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 International, Australia Hard   Marina Erakovic   Irina-Camelia Begu
  Monica Niculescu
6–7(4), 7–6(4), [5–10]
Winner 18. 4 March 2012 Malaysia Open, Kuala Lumpur Hard   Chang Kai-chen   Chan Hao-ching
  Rika Fujiwara
7–5, 6–4
Winner 19. 5 May 2012 Estoril Open, Portugal Clay   Zhang Shuai   Yaroslava Shvedova
  Galina Voskoboeva
4–6, 6–1, [11–9]
Winner 20. 20 September 2014 Guangzhou Open, 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 Connecticut Open,
United States
Hard   Liang Chen   Julia Görges
  Lucie Hradecká
3–6, 1–6
Winner 22. 20 February 2016 Dubai Championships,
United Arab Emirates
Hard   Darija Jurak   Caroline Garcia
  Kristina Mladenovic
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 14. 27 August 2016 Connecticut Open,
United States
Hard   Kateryna Bondarenko   Sania Mirza
  Monica Niculescu
5–7, 4–6

WTA 125K series finalsEdit

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

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. 27 July 2014 Jiangxi 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 Open, 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: 15 (10–5)Edit

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

Doubles: 48 (33–15)Edit

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

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