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 at the 2015 French Open
Country (sports) Chinese Taipei
ResidenceKaohsiung, Taiwan
Born (1985-01-10) 10 January 1985
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)
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 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 professional tennis and her marriage via Instagram.

Career

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.

Biography

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 finals

Doubles: 2 (2 runner-ups)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up2007Australian OpenHard Chan Yung-jan Cara Black
Liezel Huber
4–6, 7–6(7–4), 1–6
Runner-up2007US OpenHard Chan Yung-jan Nathalie Dechy
Dinara Safina
4–6, 2–6

Grand Slam performance timelines

Doubles

Championship2005200620072008200920102011201220132014201520162017W-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 doubles

Championship200720082009201020112016W-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 finals

Doubles: 36 (22–14)

Legend: Before 2009Legend: Starting in 2009
Grand Slam tournaments (0–2)
WTA 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 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 finals

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

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

References

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