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Chuang Chia-jung (Chinese: 莊佳容; pinyin: Zhuāng Jiāróng; Taiwanese Mandarin: [tswáŋ.tɕjá zʊ̌ŋ]; born 10 January 1985) is a retired Taiwanese female 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 34)
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 (63.23%)
Career titles10 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 177 (13 November 2006)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2004)
Doubles
Career record487–255 (65.63%)
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)
Fed CupRecord 26–11

In her career, she won 22 doubles titles on the WTA Tour, and two doubles titles on the WTA 125K series, as well as ten singles and 34 doubles titles on the ITF Women's 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 doubles rankings. On 28 October 2018, Chuang announced her retirement from tennis and her new marriage on her Instagram page.

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CareerEdit

At the 2007 Australian Open, Chuang reached the final of the women's doubles with her partner Chan Yung-jan, but 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 25–11.

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 (0–2)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 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)
WTA 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 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(7–2), 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(4–7), 6–1
Runner-up 5. 11 February 2007 Pattaya Open, Thailand Hard   Chan Yung-jan   Nicole Pratt
  Mara Santangelo
6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Winner 2. 18 February 2007 Bangalore Open, India Hard   Chan Yung-jan   Hsieh Su-wei
  Alla Kudryavtseva
6–7(4–7), 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 DFS Classic, Birmingham Grass   Chan Yung-jan   Sun Tiantian
  Meilen Tu
7–6(7–3), 6–3
Winner 4. 23 June 2007 Ordina Open, 's-Hertogenbosch 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(7–2), 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 Internazionali BNL d'Italia, Rome Clay   Chan Yung-jan   Iveta Benešová
  Janette Husárová
7–6(7–5), 6–3
Runner-up 10. 24 May 2008 Internationaux de Strasbourg, France Clay   Chan Yung-jan   Yan Zi
  Tatiana Perebiynis
6–4, 6–7(3–7), [10–6]
Winner 9. 27 July 2008 East West Bank Classic, Los Angeles 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 MPS Group Championships, Ponte Vedra Beach Clay   Sania Mirza   Květa Peschke
  Lisa Raymond
6–3, 4–6, [10–7]
Winner 12. 9 August 2009 LA Women's Tennis Championships, Los Angeles Hard   Yan Zi   Maria Kirilenko
  Agnieszka Radwańska
6–0, 4–6, [10–7]
Winner 13. 18 October 2009 HP Open, |Osaka Hard   Lisa Raymond   Chanelle Scheepers
  Abigail Spears
6–2, 6–4
Winner 14. 16 January 2010 Moorilla Hobart International, Australia Hard   Květa Peschke   Chan Yung-jan
  Monica Niculescu
3–6, 6–3, [10–7]
Runner-up 11. 11 April 2010 MPS Group Championships, Ponte Vedra Beach 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(7–2), 1–6, [10–7]
Winner 16. 21 May 2011 Internationaux de Strasbourg, France Clay   Akgul Amanmuradova   Natalie Grandin
  Vladimíra Uhlířová
6–4, 5–7 [10–2]
Winner 17. 27 August 2011 New Haven Open at Yale, 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), 7–6(7–4), [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 Portugal Open, Estoril Clay   Zhang Shuai   Yaroslava Shvedova
  Galina Voskoboeva
4–6, 6–1, [11–9]
Winner 20. 20 September 2014 Guangzhou International, China Hard   Liang Chen   Alizé Cornet
  Magda Linette
2–6, 7–6(7–3), [10–7]
Winner 21. 23 May 2015 Internationaux de Strasbourg, France Clay   Liang Chen   Nadiia Kichenok
  Zheng Saisai
4–6, 6–4, [12–10]
Runner-up 13. 29 August 2015 Connecticut Open, New Haven Hard   Liang Chen   Julia Görges
  Lucie Hradecká
3–6, 1–6
Winner 22. 20 February 2016 Dubai Tennis Championships, U.A.E. Hard   Darija Jurak   Caroline Garcia
  Kristina Mladenovic
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 14. 27 August 2016 Connecticut Open, New Haven Hard   Kateryna Bondarenko   Sania Mirza
  Monica Niculescu
5–7, 4–6

WTA 125 series finalsEdit

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

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

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