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Coached by Alejo Mancisidor, Mikel González, Victor López and Andreu Guilera ... Favorite shot is backhand down the line ... Father, Jordi, runs a cleaning business; mother, Maria, is retired ... Favorite movie is Sixth Sense ... Enjoys music, reading, being with her little cousins, singing and dancing ... Other sports interest is soccer ... Admires parents for always doing their best.

Career Highlights

SINGLES
Winner (2): 2008 - Bogotá; 2005 - Rabat.

DOUBLES
Winner (16): 2012 - Brisbane (w/Parra Santonja), Eastbourne (w/Martínez Sánchez); 2011 - Marbella (w/Parra Santonja); 2010 - Dubai (w/Martínez Sánchez); 2009 - Bogotá, Acapulco, Barcelona, Palermo, Toronto, New Haven, WTA Championships (all w/Martínez Sánchez); 2008 - Acapulco (w/Martínez Sánchez), Palermo (w/Errani); 2007 - Barcelona (w/Parra Santonja); 2005 - Beijing (w/Vento-Kabchi); 2004 - Sopot (w/Marrero).
Finalist (11): 2012 - Beijing (w/Mirza); 2011 - Bastad (w/Parra Santonja); 2010 - Rome (w/Martínez Sánchez); 2009 - Auckland (w/Parra Santonja), Bastad, Cincinnati (both w/Martínez Sánchez); 2008 - Berlin, Barcelona (both w/Martínez Sánchez); 2005 - Rabat (w/Domínguez Lino), 's-Hertogenbosch (w/Benesova); 2004 - Hasselt (w/Marrero).

ADDITIONAL
Spanish Fed Cup Team, 2005, 2007-13; Spanish Olympic Team, 2008, 2012.

Career in Review

2013 - Second season played exclusively in doubles.

2012 - First season played exclusively in doubles; won two WTA doubles titles; also doubles-only member of Spanish Olympic team (w/Martínez Sánchez).

2011 - Reached 3r once (Roland Garros) and 2r once; fell 1r seven times (incl. US Open) and in qualifying 10 times (incl. other two majors); won one WTA doubles title.

2010 - QF at Palermo; reached 2r twice; fell 1r four times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon, US Open) and in qualifying 10 times (incl. Australian Open); won one WTA doubles title at Dubai (w/Martínez Sánchez).

2009 - Reached 4r once and 2r five times; fell 1r 10 times (incl. all four majors) and in qualifying four times; first Top 10 season in doubles, highlighted by WTA-leading seven titles w/Martínez Sánchez, first six in regular season (Bogotá, Acapulco, Barcelona, Palermo, Toronto and New Haven) then winning WTA Championships (d. Williams/Williams in SF and Black/Huber in final); made doubles Top 10 debut on September 14 (after US Open; rose from No.11 to No.10) and peaked at No.5 on November 2 (after WTA Championships).

2008 - Another Top 100 season; won second WTA title at Bogotá (d. Salerni in final); made Top 100 return afterwards (rose from No.114 to No.74; hadn't been in Top 100 in nearly two years, having dipped as low as No.686); SF at Barcelona (l. to Martínez Sánchez); QF at Viña del Mar; reached 2r four times (incl. Olympics); fell 1r five times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon, US Open) and in qualifying six times (incl. Australian Open); won two WTA doubles titles (incl. Acapulco w/Martínez Sánchez); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2007 - Strong comeback season; began at No.275, dipped to No.686 in February but ended No.147; SF at Estoril (l. to Arn); reached 2r twice (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r seven times and in qualifying twice (incl. US Open); won one WTA doubles title; won three singles titles and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2006 - Played five events early on, best results being SF at Pattaya City (l. to Kostanic Tosic) and QF at Gold Coast; retired in Miami 1r w/right wrist strain then withdrew from all events rest of season.

2005 - First Top 50 season; won first WTA title at Rabat (d. Zheng in final); made Top 50 debut afterwards on May 9, rising from No.57 to No.43); stretched win streak to eight matches with first Grand Slam 4r at Roland Garros (l. to Sharapova); set career-high No.35 afterwards on June 6 (rose from No.46 to No.35); runner-up at Guangzhou (ret. vs. Yan w/left hamstring injury in final); reached 3r twice and 2r four times; fell 1r 11 times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying once; won one WTA doubles title.

2004 - Another Top 100 season; QF at Sopot; reached 2r twice (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r three times (incl. US Open) and in qualifying six times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros); won one WTA doubles title; won three singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2003 - Reached 2r once; fell 1r once (Australian Open) and in qualifying six times (incl. US Open); won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2002 - Reached 2r once (Australian Open); fell 1r seven times (incl. Roland Garros) and in qualifying six times (incl. US Open).

2001 - First Top 100 season; SF at Acapulco (l. to Dementieva); reached 3r twice (Australian Open, Roland Garros) and 2r once; fell 1r eight times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying seven times; made Top 100 debut on March 5 (after Acapulco; rose from No.124 to No.97).

2000 - Played first six WTA main draws, reaching QF at Bogotá and 2r twice; fell 1r three times and in qualifying six times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros, US Open); won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

1999 - Won three singles titles on ITF Circuit.

1998 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

1997 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

1996 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

1995 - Played first event on ITF Circuit in Mallorca.