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Paola Suárez

Paola Suárez
  • Residence: Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Date of Birth: 23 Jun 1976
  • Birthplace: Pergamino, Argentina
  • Height: 5' 7'' (1.70 m)
  • Weight: 137 lbs. (62 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro (March 1, 1994)/Retired (2012)
  • Pronounced: POW-lah SWAH-rez

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Paola Suarez Biography

Husband is Francisco de la Granda (married in 2008) ... Father, Orlando, is a clerk; mother, Rosa Dupuy, is a homemaker; brother, Horacio, is a student ... Most memorable experiences were winning first Grand Slam title at 2001 French Open, reaching Top 10 in singles and winning Olympic medal at 2004 Athens Olympics ... Favorites include the movie The Firm, the book Anne Frank's Diary and the song Hero ... Other sports interest is artistic gymnastics ... Enjoys dancing and music ... Likes to visit Bariloche, Argentina, where her graduation class took a trip ... Self-described as introverted, crazy and honest ... Admires Roger Federer, Pete Sampras and Lionel Messi.
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YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 4
WTA Doubles Titles - 44
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 12
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 7
Prize Money $0 $5,217,775
W/L - Singles - - - 371 - 239
W/L - Doubles - - - 513 - 192
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Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
07-Jun-2004 (9) 09-Sep-2002 (1)
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- Played first event in doubles at ITF/Buenos Aires-ARG in 1990; played first WTA event at Curitiba in 1993.
- Singles highlights were four WTA titles at 1998 Bogotá (d. Jeyaseelan in final), 2001 Bogotá (d. Kuti-Kis in final), 2003 Vienna (d. Sprem in final) and 2004 Canberra (d. Farina Elia in final) and four more finals at 1999 Madrid (l. to Davenport), 2000 Sao Paulo (l. to Kuti-Kis), 2001 Auckland (l. to Tu) and 2002 Acapulco (l. to Srebotnik).
- Best Grand Slam result was 2004 French Open SFs (d. Sharapova in QFs; l. to Dementieva); three more QFs, at 2002 French Open (l. to C.Fernández), 2003 US Open (l. to Davenport) and 2004 Wimbledon (l. to Mauresmo).
- Had nine Top 10 wins, over No.6 S.Williams (2000 Amelia Island), No.7 Pierce (2001 Australian Open), No.10 Testud (2002 French Open), No.10 Dokic (2003 Sarasota), No.8 Hantuchova (2003 Toronto), No.10 Sugiyama (2004 Amelia Island and 2004 Fed Cup), No.6 Petrova (2004 Berlin) and No.7 Kuznetsova (2004 Rome).
- Spent one career week in Top 10 herself (No.9 from June 7-13, 2004, the week after French Open SF result); only second South American ever to reach singles Top 10 (after Sabatini).
- Doubles highlights were 44 WTA titles (32 w/Ruano Pascual, incl. 8 Grand Slam titles - one Australian Open in 2004, four French Opens in 2001, 2002, 2004 and 2005 and three US Opens in 2002, 2003 and 2004).
- Spent 87 career weeks at No.1 in doubles (first South American ever to reach No.1 in either discipline - Dulko has since risen to No.1 in doubles too).
- Won bronze medal in doubles at 2004 Athens Olympics (w/Tarabini).
- Also won 12 singles titles and seven doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
- Missed second half of 2005 w/hip injury and retired after 2007 US Open, saying, "After the hip surgery I didn't feel good, and I've had too many injuries since then. I just feel beaten."
- Came back to play doubles w/Dulko during 2012 season (incl. Olympics).
SINGLES
Winner (4): 2004 - Canberra; 2003 - Vienna; 2001 - Bogotá; 1998 - Bogotá.
Finalist (4): 2002 - Acapulco; 2001 - Auckland; 2000 - Sao Paulo; 1999 - Madrid.

DOUBLES
Winner (44): 2007 - Auckland (w/Husarova), Bogotá (w/Domínguez Lino); 2006 - Los Angeles, Beijing, Seoul (all w/Ruano Pascual); 2005 - Dubai, Indian Wells, Roland Garros (all w/Ruano Pascual); 2004 - Australian Open, Indian Wells, Charleston, Roland Garros, US Open, Luxembourg (all w/Ruano Pascual); 2003 - Charleston, Berlin, New Haven, US Open, WTA Championships (all w/Ruano Pascual); 2002 - Bogotá, Acapulco, Rome, Roland Garros, Montréal, US Open, Bahia (all w/Ruano Pascual); 2001 - Madrid, Roland Garros (both w/Ruano Pascual), Vienna (w/Tarabini); 2000 - Bogotá, Sao Paulo, Klagenfurt (all w/Montalvo), Hilton Head, Sopot (both w/Ruano Pascual); 1999 - Madrid (w/Ruano Pascual), Sopot, Sao Paulo (both w/Montalvo); 1998 - Hobart, Budapest, Rome (all w/Ruano Pascual), Bogotá (w/Husarova), Bol, Maria Lankowitz (both w/Montalvo); 1996 - Bol (w/Montalvo).
Finalist (25): 2006 - Sydney, Wimbledon (both w/Ruano Pascual); 2004 - Auckland, Rome, San Diego, Moscow, Zürich (all w/Ruano Pascual); 2003 - Australian Open, Amelia Island, Roland Garros, Wimbledon, Zürich (all w/Ruano Pascual); 2002 - Miami, Wimbledon (both w/Ruano Pascual), Leipzig (w/Husarova), Filderstadt (w/Shaughnessy); 2001 - Bogotá (w/Montalvo), Acapulco, Indian Wells, Charleston (all w/Ruano Pascual), Rome (w/Tarabini); 2000 - Roland Garros, New Haven (both w/Ruano Pascual), Tokyo [Princess Cup] (w/Smith); 1999 - Bogotá (w/Montalvo).

MIXED DOUBLES
Finalist (2): 2002 - Australian Open (w/Etlis); 2001 - Roland Garros (w/Oncins).

ADDITIONAL
Argentine Fed Cup Team 1996, 1999, 2001-02, 2004; Argentine Olympic Team 1996, 2000, 2004, 2012.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 4
WTA Doubles Titles - 44
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 12
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 7
Prize Money $0 $5,217,775
W/L - Singles - - - 371 - 239
W/L - Doubles - - - 513 - 192

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998
9 / 8 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - 3r 3r 1r 4r 1r 1r 2r
16 / 12 FRENCH OPEN 1r SF 3r QF 2r 1r 2r 2r
9 / 10 WIMBLEDON - QF 4r 1r 1r 3r 1r 1r
12 / 11 US OPEN - 3r QF 2r 1r 1r 2r 1r
W/L   1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991
9 / 8 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2r - - - - - -
16 / 12 FRENCH OPEN 1r 2r 2r 1r - - -
9 / 10 WIMBLEDON 1r 1r - 1r - - -
12 / 11 US OPEN 3r 2r 1r 2r - - -

Doubles

W/L   2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005
25 / 9 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - - - - - 1r QF -
38 / 9 FRENCH OPEN 2r - - - - 1r 2r W
29 / 12 WIMBLEDON 1r - - - - 1r F -
29 / 8 US OPEN - - - - - 1r QF -
W/L   2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998
25 / 9 AUSTRALIAN OPEN W F 3r QF 2r 2r 2r
38 / 9 FRENCH OPEN W F W W F 2r 2r
29 / 12 WIMBLEDON SF F F SF QF 3r 2r
29 / 8 US OPEN W W W 3r 1r 2r SF
W/L   1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991
25 / 9 AUSTRALIAN OPEN QF - - - - - -
38 / 9 FRENCH OPEN 1r 1r - - - - -
29 / 12 WIMBLEDON 1r 1r - - - - -
29 / 8 US OPEN 2r 1r - - - - -

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Paola Suarez Results

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
27/08/2007 US OPEN Q - R128 2
25/06/2007 WIMBLEDON Q - R32 25
27/05/2007 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
15/01/2007 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
23/05/2005 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
30/08/2004 US OPEN R32 68
21/06/2004 WIMBLEDON Q 190
24/05/2004 FRENCH OPEN S 378
19/01/2004 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 68
25/08/2003 US OPEN Q 214
Date Tournament Round Points
23/06/2003 WIMBLEDON R16 184
26/05/2003 FRENCH OPEN R32 62
13/01/2003 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 80
26/08/2002 US OPEN R64 52
24/06/2002 WIMBLEDON R128 2
27/05/2002 FRENCH OPEN Q 352
14/01/2002 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
27/08/2001 US OPEN R128 2
25/06/2001 WIMBLEDON R128 2
28/05/2001 FRENCH OPEN R64 42
Date Tournament Round Points
15/01/2001 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 212
28/08/2000 US OPEN R128 2
26/06/2000 WIMBLEDON R32 82
29/05/2000 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
17/01/2000 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
30/08/1999 US OPEN R64 30
21/06/1999 WIMBLEDON R128 2
24/05/1999 FRENCH OPEN R64 42
18/01/1999 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
31/08/1998 US OPEN R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
22/06/1998 WIMBLEDON R128 2
25/05/1998 FRENCH OPEN R64 30
19/01/1998 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 30
25/08/1997 US OPEN R32 50
23/06/1997 WIMBLEDON R128 2
26/05/1997 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
13/01/1997 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 38
26/08/1996 US OPEN R64 35
24/06/1996 WIMBLEDON R128 2
27/05/1996 FRENCH OPEN R64 56
Date Tournament Round Points
28/08/1995 US OPEN R128 14
29/05/1995 FRENCH OPEN Q 27
29/08/1994 US OPEN R64 27
20/06/1994 WIMBLEDON R128 14
23/05/1994 FRENCH OPEN Q 14
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Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2007 289 103
2006 179 14
2005 232 17
2004 16 2
2003 14 1
2002 27 1
2001 27 6
2000 37 7
1999 71 40
1998 85 23
1997 115 52
1996 62 83
1995 130 422
1994 110 0
1993 269 340
1992 221 246
1991 580 487
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
07-Jun-2004 (9) 09-Sep-2002 (1)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
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Rankings Breakdown

  • Singles
    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
27/08/2007 US OPEN Q - R128 2
25/06/2007 WIMBLEDON Q - R32 25
27/05/2007 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
15/01/2007 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
23/05/2005 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
30/08/2004 US OPEN R32 68
21/06/2004 WIMBLEDON Q 190
24/05/2004 FRENCH OPEN S 378
19/01/2004 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 68
25/08/2003 US OPEN Q 214
Date Tournament Round Points
23/06/2003 WIMBLEDON R16 184
26/05/2003 FRENCH OPEN R32 62
13/01/2003 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 80
26/08/2002 US OPEN R64 52
24/06/2002 WIMBLEDON R128 2
27/05/2002 FRENCH OPEN Q 352
14/01/2002 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
27/08/2001 US OPEN R128 2
25/06/2001 WIMBLEDON R128 2
28/05/2001 FRENCH OPEN R64 42
Date Tournament Round Points
15/01/2001 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 212
28/08/2000 US OPEN R128 2
26/06/2000 WIMBLEDON R32 82
29/05/2000 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
17/01/2000 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
30/08/1999 US OPEN R64 30
21/06/1999 WIMBLEDON R128 2
24/05/1999 FRENCH OPEN R64 42
18/01/1999 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
31/08/1998 US OPEN R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
22/06/1998 WIMBLEDON R128 2
25/05/1998 FRENCH OPEN R64 30
19/01/1998 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 30
25/08/1997 US OPEN R32 50
23/06/1997 WIMBLEDON R128 2
26/05/1997 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
13/01/1997 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 38
26/08/1996 US OPEN R64 35
24/06/1996 WIMBLEDON R128 2
27/05/1996 FRENCH OPEN R64 56
Date Tournament Round Points
28/08/1995 US OPEN R128 14
29/05/1995 FRENCH OPEN Q 27
29/08/1994 US OPEN R64 27
20/06/1994 WIMBLEDON R128 14
23/05/1994 FRENCH OPEN Q 14

Tour Championships

Date Tournament Round Points

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points

Fed Cup

Date Tournament Round Points
24/04/2004 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0
27/04/2002 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
07/03/2007 INDIAN WELLS Q - R64 1
19/02/2007 BOGOTA R16 20
01/01/2007 AUCKLAND Q 30
02/10/2006 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN R16 16
25/09/2006 SEOUL Q 24
07/08/2006 LOS ANGELES R32 14
31/07/2006 SAN DIEGO R16 42
18/06/2006 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH S 34
08/05/2006 BERLIN R64 1
01/05/2006 ESTORIL R16 12
Date Tournament Round Points
06/02/2006 PATTAYA CITY R16 12
02/01/2006 AUCKLAND R32 1
16/05/2005 STRASBOURG R16 26
09/05/2005 ROME R16 100
23/03/2005 MIAMI R64 1
09/03/2005 INDIAN WELLS R64 1
28/02/2005 DUBAI R32 1
21/02/2005 DOHA R32 1
25/10/2004 LUXEMBOURG R16 1
17/10/2004 ZURICH Q 95
Date Tournament Round Points
11/10/2004 MOSCOW R32 1
04/10/2004 FILDERSTADT R32 1
02/08/2004 MONTREAL R16 52
25/07/2004 SAN DIEGO R32 33
10/05/2004 ROME R16 69
03/05/2004 BERLIN Q 134
12/04/2004 CHARLESTON R32 26
05/04/2004 AMELIA ISLAND Q 104
24/03/2004 MIAMI R16 68
10/03/2004 INDIAN WELLS R32 32
Date Tournament Round Points
11/01/2004 CANBERRA W 123
05/01/2004 AUCKLAND S 59
20/10/2003 LINZ Q 80
12/10/2003 ZURICH R16 73
06/10/2003 FILDERSTADT Q - R32 1
11/08/2003 TORONTO S 236
04/08/2003 LOS ANGELES R16 58
28/07/2003 SAN DIEGO R64 1
09/06/2003 VIENNA W 175
19/05/2003 MADRID Q 48
Date Tournament Round Points
12/05/2003 ROME R64 1
05/05/2003 BERLIN R64 1
14/04/2003 AMELIA ISLAND R16 40
07/04/2003 CHARLESTON R16 69
31/03/2003 SARASOTA Q 75
19/03/2003 MIAMI R32 36
05/03/2003 INDIAN WELLS R64 1
24/02/2003 ACAPULCO R32 1
17/02/2003 BOGOTA S 61
28/01/2003 TOKYO (PAN PACIFIC) R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
05/01/2003 SYDNEY R32 1
30/12/2002 AUCKLAND Q 34
21/10/2002 LINZ R16 40
30/09/2002 MOSCOW R32 1
23/09/2002 LEIPZIG R32 1
09/09/2002 BAHIA R32 1
12/08/2002 MONTREAL R32 38
04/08/2002 LOS ANGELES R64 1
29/07/2002 SAN DIEGO R32 19
08/07/2002 PALERMO S 42
Date Tournament Round Points
20/05/2002 MADRID S 84
13/05/2002 ROME R64 1
06/05/2002 BERLIN R64 1
15/04/2002 CHARLESTON R16 81
08/04/2002 AMELIA ISLAND Q 96
01/04/2002 SARASOTA Q 32
20/03/2002 MIAMI R32 47
06/03/2002 INDIAN WELLS R128 1
25/02/2002 ACAPULCO F 155
18/02/2002 BOGOTA Q 36
Date Tournament Round Points
06/01/2002 HOBART R16 12
22/10/2001 LINZ R32 1
19/08/2001 NEW HAVEN R32 1
09/07/2001 VIENNA S 106
14/05/2001 ROME Q 94
07/05/2001 BERLIN R16 75
16/04/2001 CHARLESTON R16 46
09/04/2001 AMELIA ISLAND R16 34
07/03/2001 INDIAN WELLS R32 26
26/02/2001 ACAPULCO S 85
Date Tournament Round Points
19/02/2001 BOGOTA W 167
07/01/2001 CANBERRA R32 1
31/12/2000 AUCKLAND F 74
23/10/2000 MOSCOW R16 37
16/10/2000 LINZ R16 41
09/10/2000 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN R16 20
02/10/2000 TOKYO (TOYOTA) R32 1
21/08/2000 NEW HAVEN Q - R16 11
14/08/2000 MONTREAL R64 1
17/07/2000 SOPOT S 96
Date Tournament Round Points
10/07/2000 KLAGENFURT R16 22
22/05/2000 MADRID R16 26
08/05/2000 BERLIN R16 61
01/05/2000 BOL Q 41
18/04/2000 HILTON HEAD R32 30
10/04/2000 AMELIA ISLAND S 174
20/03/2000 MIAMI R128 1
06/03/2000 INDIAN WELLS R64 17
10/01/2000 SYDNEY S 18
03/01/2000 AUCKLAND Q 30
Date Tournament Round Points
04/10/1999 SAO PAULO R16 16
12/07/1999 SOPOT R32 1
05/07/1999 PORTSCHACH R16 25
17/05/1999 MADRID F 176
05/04/1999 ESTORIL R32 1
29/03/1999 HILTON HEAD Q 38
15/03/1999 MIAMI R128 1
15/02/1999 BOGOTA S 55
06/07/1998 MARIA LANKOWITZ R32 1
27/04/1998 BOL R16 18
Date Tournament Round Points
20/04/1998 BUDAPEST R32 1
13/04/1998 MAKARSKA Q 26
06/04/1998 AMELIA ISLAND Q 7
30/03/1998 HILTON HEAD Q - R32 1
16/03/1998 MIAMI Q - R32 5
16/02/1998 BOGOTA W 91
12/01/1998 HOBART Q - R32 1
05/01/1998 GOLD COAST Q - R16 3
14/07/1997 PRAGUE R32 1
19/05/1997 STRASBOURG R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
12/05/1997 BERLIN R64 1
05/05/1997 ROME R32 32
28/04/1997 HAMBURG R16 30
21/04/1997 BUDAPEST R32 1
31/03/1997 HILTON HEAD R32 26
17/03/1997 MIAMI R128 1
03/03/1997 INDIAN WELLS R64 1
06/01/1997 HOBART R32 1
30/12/1996 GOLD COAST R32 1
04/11/1996 OAKLAND R16 47
Date Tournament Round Points
28/10/1996 CHICAGO R16 28
21/10/1996 QUEBEC CITY R32 1
13/05/1996 CARDIFF R16 16
06/05/1996 ROME R16 42
29/04/1996 BOL S 59
08/04/1996 AMELIA ISLAND Q 42
25/03/1996 MIAMI Q 19
11/03/1996 INDIAN WELLS Q - R16 7
14/08/1995 TORONTO R16 13
07/08/1995 LOS ANGELES Q - R16 0
Date Tournament Round Points
31/07/1995 SAN DIEGO Q - R32 0
15/05/1995 BOURNEMOUTH Q - R16 0
08/05/1995 PRAGUE R16 10
01/05/1995 HAMBURG Q - R16 0
24/04/1995 BARCELONA R32 18
20/03/1995 MIAMI R128 8
15/08/1994 MONTREAL Q - W 0
08/08/1994 LOS ANGELES R64 9
01/08/1994 SAN DIEGO R64 9
09/05/1994 PRAGUE S 50
Date Tournament Round Points
04/04/1994 AMELIA ISLAND Q 18
21/03/1994 HOUSTON Q - R32 0
14/03/1994 MIAMI Q - R64 0
28/02/1994 DELRAY BEACH Q 9
25/10/1993 CURITIBA Q 25

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