Chuang Chia-jung

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Chuang Chia-jung
莊佳容
Chuang RG15 (19311921261).jpg
Chuang at the 2015 French Open
Country (sports)  Taiwan
Residence Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Born (1985-01-10) 10 January 1985 (age 32)
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Turned pro 2001
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $ 1,427,673
Singles
Career record 181–104
Career titles 0 WTA, 10 ITF
Highest ranking No. 177 (13 November 2006)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (2004)
Doubles
Career record 453 - 208
Career titles 24 WTA, 35 ITF
Highest ranking No. 5 (18 August 2008)
Current ranking No. 42 (8 February 2016)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open F (2007)
French Open QF (2007, 2008)
Wimbledon 3R (2007)
US Open F (2007)
Chuang Chia-jung
Traditional Chinese 莊佳容
Simplified Chinese 庄佳容

Chuang Chia-jung (Chinese: 莊佳容; born 10 January 1985) is a Taiwanese professional female tennis player.

Chuang has won twenty four doubles titles on the WTA tour (including two WTA 125K series), as well as ten singles and 33 doubles titles on the ITF circuit in her career. On 13 November 2006, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 177. On 18 August 2008, she peaked at world number 5 in the doubles rankings.

Career[edit]

In the 2007 Australian Open, she 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, she played for the first time for the Chinese Taipei Fed Cup team. Chia-jung has a win–loss 25–11.[1]

Biography[edit]

Coached by father, Chuang Wen-Teng. Mother's name is Xie Xiu Ling (is a pharmacist). Favorite surface is hardcourt; best shot is serve. Started playing tennis at age 7 when introduced to it by father. Speaks Mandarin, English, Taiwanese. Enjoys sleeping, seeing movies, shopping and singing. Favorite places to visit are Korea and Japan.

Grand Slams[edit]

Doubles: 2 (0–2)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 2007 Australian Open Hard Taiwan Chan Yung-jan Zimbabwe Cara Black
South Africa Liezel Huber
6–4, 6–7(4–7), 6–1
Runner-up 2007 US Open Hard Taiwan Chan Yung-jan France Nathalie Dechy
Russia Dinara Safina
6–4, 6–2

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Career Win-Loss
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open 3R 1R F 3R 1R 2R QF 1R A 1R 13–9
French Open A A QF QF 2R 1R 1R 2R A A 8–6
Wimbledon A A 3R 1R 2R 2R 1R 1R A A 4–6
US Open 2R A F 1R 1R 2R 1R QF A A 9–5
Grand Slam Win-Loss 3–2 0–1 15–4 5–4 2–4 3–4 3–3 4–4 0–0 0–1 35–28

Mixed Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2016 W-L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open QF 2R QF QF 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 1–3
Win–Loss 5–3 4–4 2–4 2–3 3–3 1–2 17–19

WTA and WTA 125 Series Finals[edit]

Doubles: 40 (24–16)[edit]

Legend: Before 2009 Legend: Starting in 2009
Grand Slam tournaments (0/2)
WTA Championships (0)
Tier I (1/1) Premier Mandatory (1/0)
Tier II (2/1) Premier 5 (0/0)
Tier III (3/2) Premier (2/2)
Tier IV & V (4/4) International (8/2)
WTA 125s tournaments (2–2)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 3 October 2004 Seoul, South Korea Hard Taiwan Hsieh Su-wei South Korea Cho Yoon-jeong
South Korea Jeon Mi-ra
6–3, 1–6, 7–5
Winner 1. 2 October 2005 Seoul, South Korea Hard Taiwan Chan Yung-jan United States Jill Craybas
South Africa Natalie Grandin
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 1 October 2006 Seoul, South Korea Hard Argentina Mariana Díaz Oliva Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual
Argentina Paola Suárez
6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 3. 8 October 2006 Tokyo, Japan Hard Taiwan Chan Yung-jan United States Vania King
Croatia Jelena Kostanić Tošić
7–6(2), 5–7, 6–2
Runner-up 4. 27 January 2007 Melbourne, Australia Hard Taiwan Chan Yung-jan Zimbabwe Cara Black
South Africa Liezel Huber
6–4, 6–7(4), 6–1
Runner-up 5. 11 February 2007 Pattaya, Thailand Hard Taiwan Chan Yung-jan Australia Nicole Pratt
Italy Mara Santangelo
6–4, 7–6(4)
Winner 2. 18 February 2007 Bangalore, India Hard Taiwan Chan Yung-jan Taiwan Hsieh Su-wei
Russia Alla Kudryavtseva
6–7(4), 6–2, [11–9]
Runner-up 6. 18 March 2007 Indian Wells, United States Hard Taiwan Chan Yung-jan United States Lisa Raymond
Australia Samantha Stosur
6–3, 7–5
Winner 3. 17 June 2007 Birmingham, United Kingdom Grass Taiwan Chan Yung-jan China Sun Tiantian
United States Meilen Tu
7–6(3), 6–3
Winner 4. 23 June 2007 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Grass Taiwan Chan Yung-jan Spain Anabel Medina Garrigues
Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual
7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 7. 9 September 2007 New York, United States Hard Taiwan Chan Yung-jan France Nathalie Dechy
Russia Dinara Safina
6–4, 6–2
Winner 5. 23 September 2007 Beijing, China Hard Taiwan Hsieh Su-wei China Han Xinyun
China Xu Yifan
7–6(2), 6–3
Winner 6. 30 September 2007 Seoul, South Korea Hard Taiwan Hsieh Su-wei Greece Eleni Daniilidou
Germany Jasmin Wöhr
6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 8. 7 October 2007 Tokyo, Japan Hard United States Vania King China Sun Tiantian
China Yan Zi
1–6, 6–2, [10–6]
Winner 7. 10 February 2008 Pattaya, Thailand Hard Taiwan Chan Yung-jan Taiwan Hsieh Su-wei
United States Vania King
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 9. 9 March 2008 Bangalore, India Hard Taiwan Chan Yung-jan China Peng Shuai
China Sun Tiantian
6–4, 5–7, [10–8]
Winner 8. 18 May 2008 Rome, Italy Clay Taiwan Chan Yung-jan Czech Republic Iveta Benešová
Slovakia Janette Husárová
7–6(5), 6–3
Runner-up 10. 24 May 2008 Strasbourg, France Clay Taiwan Chan Yung-jan China Yan Zi
Ukraine Tatiana Perebiynis
6–4, 6–7(3), [10–6]
Winner 9. 27 July 2008 Los Angeles, United States Hard Taiwan Chan Yung-jan Czech Republic Eva Hrdinová
Czech Republic Vladimíra Uhlířová
2–6, 7–5, [10–4]
Winner 10. 28 September 2008 Seoul, South Korea Hard Taiwan Hsieh Su-wei Russia Vera Dushevina
Russia Maria Kirilenko
6–3, 6–0
Winner 11. 12 April 2009 Ponte Vedra Beach, United States Clay India Sania Mirza Czech Republic Květa Peschke
United States Lisa Raymond
6–3, 4–6, [10–7]
Winner 12. 9 August 2009 Los Angeles, United States Hard China Yan Zi Russia Maria Kirilenko
Poland Agnieszka Radwańska
6–0, 4–6, [10–7]
Winner 13. 18 October 2009 Osaka, Japan Hard United States Lisa Raymond South Africa Chanelle Scheepers
United States Abigail Spears
6–2, 6–4
Winner 14. 16 January 2010 Hobart, Australia Hard Czech Republic Květa Peschke Taiwan Chan Yung-jan
Romania Monica Niculescu
3–6, 6–3, [10–7]
Runner-up 11. 11 April 2010 Ponte Vedra Beach, United States Clay China Peng Shuai United States Bethanie Mattek-Sands
China Yan Zi
4–6, 6–4, [10–8]
Winner 15. 9 October 2010 Beijing, China Hard Belarus Olga Govortsova Argentina Gisela Dulko
Italy Flavia Pennetta
7–6(2), 1–6, [10–7]
Winner 16. 21 May 2011 Strasbourg, France Clay Uzbekistan Akgul Amanmuradova South Africa Natalie Grandin
Czech Republic Vladimíra Uhlířová
6–4, 5–7 [10–2]
Winner 17. 27 August 2011 New Haven, United States Hard Belarus Olga Govortsova Italy Sara Errani
Italy Roberta Vinci
7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 12. 14 January 2012 Hobart, Australia Hard New Zealand Marina Erakovic Romania Irina-Camelia Begu
Romania Monica Niculescu
6–7(4), 7–6(4), [10–5]
Winner 18. 4 March 2012 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hard Taiwan Chang Kai-chen Taiwan Chan Hao-ching
Japan Rika Fujiwara
7–5, 6–4
Winner 19. 5 May 2012 Estoril, Portugal Clay China Zhang Shuai Kazakhstan Yaroslava Shvedova
Kazakhstan Galina Voskoboeva
4–6, 6–1, [11–9]
Winner 20. 27 July 2014 Nanchang, China Hard Japan Junri Namigata Taiwan Chan Chin-wei
China Xu Yifan
7–6(7–4), 6–3
Winner 21. 6 September 2014 Suzhou, China Hard Taiwan Chan Chin-wei Japan Misa Eguchi
Japan Eri Hozumi
6–1, 3–6, [10–7]
Winner 22. 20 September 2014 Guangzhou, China Hard China Liang Chen France Alizé Cornet
Poland Magda Linette
2–6, 7–6(7–3), [10–7]
Runner-up 13. 3 November 2014 Taipei, Taiwan Carpet (i) Taiwan Chang Kai-chen Taiwan Chan Hao-ching
Taiwan Chan Yung-jan
4–6, 3–6
Winner 23. 23 May 2015 Strasbourg, France Clay China Liang Chen Ukraine Nadiia Kichenok
China Zheng Saisai
4–6, 6–4, [12–10]
Runner-up 14. 29 August 2015 New Haven, United States Hard China Liang Chen Germany Julia Görges
Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká
3–6, 1–6
Winner 24. 20 February 2016 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard Croatia Darija Jurak France Caroline Garcia
France Kristina Mladenovic
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 15. 27 August 2016 New Haven, United States Hard Ukraine Kateryna Bondarenko India Sania Mirza
Romania Monica Niculescu
5–7, 4–6
Runner-up 16. 14 November 2016 Taipei, Taiwan Hard (i) Taiwan Chang Kai-chen Russia Natela Dzalamidze
Russia Veronika Kudermetova
6–4, 3–6, [5–10]

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