Estrella Cabeza Candela
|Age||30 (20 Feb 1987)|
|Height||5' 8" (1.73 m)|
|Career Prize Money||$486,276|
|YTD Prize Money||$9,370|
|Current Singles Ranking||Current Doubles Ranking|
Coached by Gonzalo Lopez and Martin Vilar ... Parents are Manuel Cabeza (tennis coach) and Estrella Candela; sister is Ana (training to be an aeronautic engineer) ... Began playing tennis at age 4 with father and sister ... Favorite surface is clay ... Best tennis memory is playing with her family ... Speaks Spanish and English ... Tennis idol is Monica Seles ... Likes movies, reading and spending time with family and friends ... Favorite actress is Angelina Jolie ... Goal is to try and always play her best tennis.
2013 - SF at Palermo (l. to Vinci); reached 2r five times; fell 1r five times (incl. Wimbledon, US Open) and in qualifying 10 times (incl. other two majors); made Top 100 debut on May 13 (rose from No.102 to No.95); withdrew from Baku w/left leg injury and from Tashkent w/right leg injury.
2012 - QF three times at Acapulco, Bad Gastein and Palermo; reached 2r twice; fell 1r once and in qualifying 12 times (incl. all four majors).
2011 - QF twice at Barcelona and Budapest; reached 2r once; fell in qualifying three times (incl. Wimbledon, US Open); won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2010 - Reached 2r once; fell in qualifying seven times; won one singles title on ITF Circuit.
2009 - Fell 1r twice and in qualifying six times (incl. all four majors).
2008 - Fell in WTA qualifying once (US Open); won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.
2007 - Played first WTA main draw at Bogotá, falling 1r (as qualifier); fell in qualifying twice; won two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2006 - Played first WTA qualifying at Palermo and Budapest; won three singles titles and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2005 - Won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2004 - Won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2003 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.
2002 - Played first event of career at ITF/Sevilla-ESP.
JANUARY - Fell in Shenzhen qualifying; reached SF at Hobart (l. to Muguruza); fell 1r at Pattaya City (l. to Hlavackova).
FEBRUARY - Did not play.
MARCH - Fell in Indian Wells qualifying; fell 1r at Miami (l. to King).
APRIL - Fell in Charleston qualifying; withdrew from Bogota w/right elbow injury; reached 2r at Marrakech (l. to Meusburger); fell in Oeiras qualifying.