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Coached by Sam Sumyk ... Mother's name is Scarlet Blanco; father's name is José Antonio Muguruza; brothers' names are Asier (an engineer) and Igor (an economist); mother is from Venezuela and father is from Spain ... Began playing tennis at age 3; first memory of the sport was playing with her brothers ... Aggressive style of play; favorite surface is hardcourts; favorite shot is serve ... Speaks Spanish and English ... Enjoys cooking, reading and listening to music ... Favorite tennis players growing up were Serena Williams and Pete Sampras.
Winner (7): 2019 - Monterrey; 2018 - Monterrey; 2017 - Wimbledon, Cincinnati; 2016 - Roland Garros; 2015 - Beijing; 2014 - Hobart.
Finalist (5): 2020 - Australian Open; 2018 - Doha; 2015 - Wimbledon, Wuhan; 2014 - Florianopolis.
Winner (5): 2015 - Birmingham, Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (both w/Suárez Navarro); 2014 - Marrakech (w/Oprandi), Stanford (w/Suárez Navarro); 2013 - Hobart (w/Torró-Flor).
Finalist (5): 2015 - Dubai, Madrid, WTA Finals (all w/Suárez Navarro); 2014 - Madrid, Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (both w/Suárez Navarro).
Spanish Fed Cup Team, 2015-19; Spanish Olympic team, 2016.
Career in Review
2018 - Fourth consecutive Top-20 season (finishing at No.18); won sixth career title at Monterrey (d. Babos in final); runner-up at Doha (l. to Kvitova); SF at Dubai (l. to Kasatkina), Roland Garros (l. to Halep), Hong Kong (l. to Q.Wang) and Zhuhai (l. to Q.Wang); QF at Sydney (withdrew prior to match vs. Gavrilova w/thigh injury); reached 4r once, 3r twice and 2r 12 times (incl. other three majors).
2017 - Posted second Top 3 season (finishing at No.2); won second Grand Slam title at Wimbledon (d. V.Williams in final); won title at Cincinnati (d. Halep in final); SF five times at Brisbane (l. Cornet), Rome (l. Svitolina), Birmingham (l. Barty), Stanford (l. Keys) and Tokyo [PPO] (l. Wozniacki); QF four times at Australian Open (l. Vandeweghe), Indian Wells (l. Ka.Pliskova), Toronto (l. Svitolina) and Wuhan (l. Ostapenko); reached 4r three times (Miami, Roland Garros, US Open), 2r four times; fell 1r twice; fell in RR stage at WTA Finals (went 1-2); ); rose to No.1 for first time on September 11 (after US Open).
2016 - Posted second Top 10 season (finishing at No.7); won maiden Grand Slam title at Roland Garros (d. S.Williams in final); SF twice at Rome (l. Keys) and Cincinnati (l. eventual champion Ka.Pliskova); QF four times at Doha (l. Petkovic), Stuttgart (l. Kvitova), Tokyo [PPO] (l. Sevastova) and Linz (l. Golubic); reached R16 three times (Miami, Olympics and Beijing), 3r once (Australian Open) and 2r seven times (incl. Wimbledon and US Open); fell 1r once; fell in RR stage at WTA Finals (went 1-2).
2015 - Breakthrough season (finishing No.3); won one WTA title at Beijing (d. Bacsinszky in final); runner-up twice at Wimbledon (first Grand Slam final; l. to S.Williams) and Wuhan (ret. vs. V.Williams in final w/left ankle injury); SF twice at Dubai (l. to Ka.Pliskova) and WTA Finals (l. to A.Radwanska); QF three times at Sydney, Roland Garros (l. to Safarova) and Tokyo [Pan Pacific]; reached 4r once (Australian Open), 3r three times and 2r five times (incl. US Open); fell 1r three times; having started season at No.24, made Top 10 debut on July 13 (after Wimbledon; rose from No.20 to No.9), Top 5 debut on October 5 (after Wuhan; rose from No.8 to No.5) and set career-high No.3 on October 26 (going into WTA Finals); won two WTA doubles titles; made doubles Top 10 debut on February 23 (rose from No.13 to No.10).
2014 - Near-Top 20 season (finishing No.21 - broke Top 20 a week after year-end rankings); won one WTA title at Hobart (d. Koukalova in final); runner-up at Florianopolis (l. to Koukalova in final); SF three times at Marrakech (l. to Torró-Flor), Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (l. to Wozniacki) and Sofia (l. to Petkovic); QF five times at Auckland, Roland Garros (l. to Sharapova), 's-Hertogenbosch, Stanford and New Haven; reached 4r once (Australian Open), 3r once and 2r five times; fell 1r six times (incl. Wimbledon, US Open and Pattaya City - l. to Date-Krumm 67(2) 75 76(6); held 2mp - 1mp at 5-4 second set and 1mp at 6-5 in third set tie-break); made Top 50 debut on January 13 (after Hobart; rose from No.58 to No.38) and Top 20 debut on November 10 (was No.21 on November 3 year-end rankings but rose to No.20 after Li came off rankings a week later); won two WTA doubles titles.
2013 - Excellent first half of season but missed second half w/ankle injury; first half highlighted by SF at 's-Hertogenbosch (l. to Flipkens) and 4r finishes at Indian Wells (l. to Kerber) and Miami (l. to Li); reached 2r five times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbledon); fell 1r four times (incl. Charleston - l. to Pegula 67(2) 64 75; held mp at 5-4 third set) and in qualifying four times; won first WTA doubles title at Hobart (w/Torró-Flor); withdrew from Birmingham w/right ankle injury; set career-high No.53 on July 15; underwent right ankle surgery on July 2 and missed rest of season (withdrew from all tournaments rest of year - incl. US Open).
2012 - QF at Fès; reached 4r once (first WTA main draw at Miami - by beating No.9 Zvonareva in 2r, was equal-fastest to beat a Top 10 player; Andrea Leand and Julie Coin also beat Top 10 players in their second WTA main draw matches); and 2r once; fell 1r five times (incl. US Open) and in qualifying nine times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon); won one singles title on ITF Circuit; made Top 100 debut on July 23 (rose from No.106 to No.95).
2011 - Won four singles titles on ITF Circuit.
2010 - Won one singles title on ITF Circuit.
2009 - Won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2008 - Made first appearance in WTA qualifying at Barcelona.