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Coached by Conchita Martinez, formerly with 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
Enjoys cooking, reading and listening to music
Favorite tennis players growing up were Serena Williams and Pete Sampras.
Winner (8): 2021 - Dubai; 2019 - Monterrey; 2018 - Monterrey; 2017 - Wimbledon, Cincinnati; 2016 - Roland Garros; 2015 - Beijing; 2014 - Hobart.
Finalist (7): 2021 - Yarra Valley Classic, Doha; 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
2020 - Fifth Top 20 season (finishing No.15); runner-up at Australian Open (l. to Kenin); SF at Shenzhen (l. to Alexandrova) and Rome (l. to Halep); QF at Hobart, Dubai and Doha; reached 3r at Roland Garros and 2r at US Open.
2019 - Sixth consecutive Top 50 season (finishing at No.36); won seventh career title at Monterrey (d. Azarenka in final); QF at Hua Hin (l. to Yastremska) and Indian Wells (l. to Andreescu); reached 4r twice (Australian Open and Roland Garros), 3r twice and 2r three times; fell 1r six times (incl. Wimbledon and US Open).
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.