Paula Badosa Gibert
|Age||21 (15 Nov 1997)|
|Height||5' 11'' (1.80 M)|
|Career Prize Money||$294,472|
|YTD Prize Money||$73,527|
|Birthplace||New York City, USA|
|Current Singles Ranking||Current Doubles Ranking|
Coached by Alejo Mancisidor and Andoni Vivanco...Born in New York City but lives and trains in Barcelona near her hometown Begur in the Costa Brava...2017 Spanish National Champion, defeated Carla Suarez Navarro in finals...2015 Roland Garros Junior Champion...Finished 2015 ranked No.8 in ITF World rankings...Aggressive baseliner whose favorite shots are serve and backhand...Idol is Rafael Nadal (favorite book is Nadal's book)...Enjoys listening to music, dancing and fashion...She got the passion for fashion from her parents, José and Mireia, who worked in the Fashion Industry as models and photographers...Has a little sister, Jana, who also plays tennis...Long-term goals are to reach Top 10 and win Wimbledon...Speaks English, Spanish and Catalan.
2017 - Fell 1r at Miami (l. to K.Bondarenko) and in qualifying at Madrid.
2016 - Fell 1r at Miami (l. to Kr.Pliskova), Madrid (l. to Cornet) and Mallorca (l. to Sorribes Tormo) and in qualifying at Rio de Janeiro.
2015 - Made first breakthrough on WTA Tour with 3r run at Miami Open (l. to Ka.Pliskova).
2014 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.
2013 - Played first WTA qualifying at Palermo; won one singles title on ITF Circuit.
2012 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit in Spain.