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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.
Winner (22): 2016 - Dubai (w/Jurak); 2015 - Strasbourg (w/Liang); 2014 - Guangzhou (w/Liang), 125/Nanchang (w/Namigata), 125/Suzhou (w/C.Chan); 2012 - Kuala Lumpur (w/Chang), Oeiras (w/Zhang); 2011 - Strasbourg (w/Amanmuradova), New Haven (w/Govortsova); 2010 - Hobart (w/Peschke), Beijing (w/Govortsova); 2009 - Ponte Vedra Beach (w/Mirza), Los Angeles (w/Yan), Osaka (w/Raymond); 2008 - Pattaya City, Rome, Los Angeles (all w/Y.Chan), Seoul (w/Hsieh); 2007 - Bangalore, Birmingham, 's-Hertogenbosch (all w/Y.Chan), Beijing, Seoul (both w/Hsieh); 2005 - Seoul (w/Y.Chan).
Finalist (14): 2016 - New Haven (w/K.Bondarenko); 2015 - New Haven (w/Liang); 2012 - Hobart (w/Erakovic); 2010 - Ponte Vedra Beach (w/Peng); 2008 - Bangalore, Strasbourg (both w/Y.Chan); 2007 - Australian Open, Pattaya City, Indian Wells, US Open (all w/Y.Chan), Tokyo [Japan Open] (w/King); 2006 - Seoul (w/Diaz-Oliva), Tokyo [Japan Open] (w/Y.Chan); 2004 - Seoul (w/Hsieh).
Chinese Taipei Olympic Team, 2008, 2012.
Career in Review
2014 - Fell in WTA qualifying once; won one WTA doubles title; won two WTA 125K Series doubles titles; won four doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2013 - Played just one match - in doubles at WTA 125K Series event in Taipei (w/Govortsova - l. 1r).
2012 - Won two WTA doubles titles.
2011 - Won two WTA doubles titles.
2010 - Won two WTA doubles titles; won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2009 - Won three WTA doubles titles; won one doubles title on ITF Circuit (w/Y.Chan).
2008 - Fell 1r once and in qualifying once; won three WTA doubles titles w/Y.Chan and one WTA doubles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit w/Hsieh; set doubles career-high No.5 on August 18 (after Olympics).
2007 - Fell in WTA qualifying five times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros, US Open); stellar 44-12 doubles record w/Y.Chan, winning three WTA doubles titles and reaching first two Grand Slam finals at Australian Open and US Open (first ever Grand Slam finalists from Chinese Taipei) and also qualifying for WTA Finals (first ever players from Chinese Taipei to qualify for the event - l. in SFs); also won two WTA doubles titles w/Hsieh and one doubles title on ITF Circuit w/Y.Chan; made doubles Top 10 debut on August 6 (rose from No.11 to No.9).
2006 - Fell 1r once and in qualifying once; won one singles title and 11 doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2005 - Fell 1r once and in qualifying seven times (incl. Australian Open, US Open); won one WTA doubles title (w/Y.Chan); won four doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2004 - Played first two WTA main draws, falling 1r at Australian Open (as WC) but reaching 2r at Seoul (as qualifier); fell in qualifying once; won three singles titles and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2003 - Played first WTA qualifying at Tashkent; won four singles titles and six doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2002 - Won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2001 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit, winning two singles titles and two doubles titles.