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CARLA SUÁREZ NAVARRO

Spain

D.O.B.
Sep 3
1988
Height
5' 4"
1.62 m
Weight
137 lbs.
62 kg
Plays
Right-handed
one-handed backhand
Status
Pro
2003
Personal
Coached by Xavier Budo and Marc Casabo at Pro-Ab Team Tennis Academy in Barcelona ... Father is Jos‚ Lu¡s (plays handball); mother is Lali (was gymnast, now teacher); brother is Jos‚ Su rez Navarro ... Began playing at age 9 ... Began working with Spanish Federation in 2005; moved from Canary Islands to Barcelona in 2007 to train at Pro-Ab Team Tennis Academy ... Favorite surface is clay; favorite shot is crosscourt backhand ... Favorite movie is Pearl Harbor; favorite actress is Sandra Bullock ... Favorite music is pop; favorite singer is Luis Fonsi ... Admires Steffi Graf, Lleyton Hewitt, Justine Henin and Michael Jordan ... Favorite tournament is Roland Garros.
Career Highlights
SINGLES
Winner (2): 2016 - Doha; 2014 - Oeiras.
Finalist (8): 2015 - Antwerp, Miami, Rome; 2013 - Acapulco, Oeiras; 2012 - Oeiras; 2010 - Marbella; 2009 - Marbella.

DOUBLES
Winner (3): 2015 - Birmingham, Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (both w/Muguruza); 2014 - Stanford (w/Muguruza).
Finalist (6): 2016 - Doha (w/Errani); 2015 - Dubai, Madrid, WTA Finals (all w/Muguruza); 2014 - Madrid, Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (both w/Muguruza).

ADDITIONAL
Spanish Fed Cup Team, 2008-14; Spanish Olympic Team, 2008, 2012, 2016.
Career Review
2015 - Third straight Top 20 season (finishing No.13 - finished 2013 at No.17 and 2014 at No.18); runner-up three times at Antwerp (withdrew prior to final vs. Petkovic w/neck injury), Miami (l. to S.Williams in final) and Rome (l. to Sharapova in final); SF at Doha (l. to Safarova); QF eight times at Brisbane, Sydney, Dubai, Indian Wells, Stuttgart, Madrid, Birmingham and Moscow; reached 3r three times (incl. Roland Garros) and 2r three times; fell 1r six times (incl. other three majors); fell in RR stage at Zhuhai (went 1-1); made Top 10 debut on April 6 (after Miami; rose from No.12 to No.10) and set career-high No.8 on May 18 (after Rome); also won two WTA doubles titles.

2014 - Second Top 20 season; won first WTA title at Oeiras (d. Kuznetsova in final); SF three times at Florianopolis (l. to Koukalova), Katowice (l. to Giorgi) and Sofia (l. to Pennetta); QF seven times at Sydney, Dubai, Stuttgart, Rome, Roland Garros (fourth Grand Slam QF; l. to Bouchard), Montr‚al and Tokyo [Pan Pacific]; reached 4r once, 3r six times (incl. Australian Open, US Open and Indian Wells - l. to Cornet 67(4) 75 63; held 3mp at 5-4 in second set) and 2r six times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r once; won one WTA doubles title.

2013 - First Top 20 season; runner-up twice at Acapulco (l. to Errani in final) and Oeiras (l. to Pavlyuchenkova in final); SF twice at 's-Hertogenbosch (l. to Halep) and Linz (l. to Kerber); QF three times at Paris [Indoors] (l. to Errani 75 46 75; held mp at 5-4 third set), Rome and US Open (third Grand Slam QF; l. to S.Williams); reached 4r twice (Roland Garros, Wimbledon), 3r four times (incl. Australian Open) and 2r eight times; fell 1r five times (incl. Tokyo [Pan Pacific] - l. to Keys 57 75 62; held 2mp at 75 52); made Top 20 debut on April 1 (rose from No.21 to No.20).

2012 - Another Top 50 season; runner-up at Oeiras (l. to Kanepi 36 76(6) 64 in final; had 2mp at 6-4 in tie-break); SF at Barcelona (l. to Errani); QF twice at Palermo and Beijing; reached 3r twice (incl. Roland Garros) and 2r eight times (incl. Australian Open, Olympics, US Open); fell 1r 11 times (incl. Wimbledon) and in qualifying twice.

2011 - Another near-Top 50 season (finishing No.56); SF at Bogot  (l. to Johansson); QF twice at Acapulco and Bad Gastein; reached 4r once (US Open) and 2r five times (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r three times and in qualifying three times (incl. Wimbledon); retired in Acapulco QF w/right elbow injury then missed three and a half months (withdrew from Monterrey, Indian Wells, Miami, Marbella and Barcelona during that period).

2010 - Near-Top 50 season (finishing No.57); runner-up at Marbella (l. to Pennetta in final); SF at Acapulco (l. to Hercog); QF twice at Hobart and Barcelona; reached 4r once, 3r once (Australian Open) and 2r five times; fell 1r three times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying once; retired in FŠs 2r w/right ankle injury and subsequently played one event between late April and late August, falling 1r at Roland Garros (withdrew from Rome, Madrid, Eastbourne, Wimbledon, Budapest, Prague, Bad Gastein and Copenhagen during that period).

2009 - Another Top 50 season; runner-up at Marbella (l. to Jankovic in final); SF at Barcelona (l. to Kirilenko); QF four times at Australian Open (second Grand Slam QF; l. to Dementieva), Bastad, Prague and Linz; reached 3r three times (incl. Roland Garros and Wimbledon) and 2r eight times (incl. US Open); fell 1r eight times.

2008 - First Top 50 season; SF twice at Bogot  (l. to Salerni) and Forest Hills (l. to Peng); QF twice at Roland Garros (first Grand Slam played and first Grand Slam QF; l. to Jankovic) and Palermo; reached 2r twice (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r six times (incl. Olympics, US Open) and in qualifying three times (incl. Australian Open); made Top 100 and Top 50 debuts simultaneously on June 9 (after Roland Garros; rose from No.132 to No.49).

2007 - Fell in WTA qualifying twice (incl. US Open); won three singles titles and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2006 - Won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2005 - Won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2004 - Won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2003 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit in Spain.
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