Álvaro Navarro Serra
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Álvaro Navarro Serra (Faura, 1973), simply known as Álvaro, is one of the main Valencian pilota professional players. He is one of the most reputed dauers due to his strong left hand and his professionality, and has got to be a member of the Valencian Pilota Squad. Now he is one of the stars of the ValNet company.
Álvaro began playing Galotxa variant, but he is mostly known by his Escala i corda career, where he is the absolute ruler, both in Circuit Bancaixa teams and in Trofeu Individual Bancaixa one-on-one matches.
On 2001 Álvaro led the Valencian Pilota Squad in the European Championship hold in the Netherlands, where the Valencians won the frontó and International game. He has also tripped to the Basque Country to play against renowned Basque pilotaris such as Agirre.
- Winner of the Trofeu el Corte Inglés 1992
- Winner of the Circuit Bancaixa 1997, 2001 and 2002
- Runner-up of the Circuit Bancaixa 1996, 2000, 2003 and 2006
- Winner of the Trofeu Individual Bancaixa 1998, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007
- Runner-up of the Individual Trofeu Individual Bancaixa 1995 and 2000
- Winner of the European Frontó and International game Championship, Netherlands 2001
- Runner-up of Llargues, Netherlands 2001
- Winner of the World Frontó, International game and Llargues Championship, Argentina 2002
- Winner of the World Llargues Championship, Italy 2004
- Runner-up of Frontó and International game, Italy 2004
- "Decreto 7/2005, de 7 de octubre, del presidente de la Generalitat, por el que concede la Medalla de Oro de la Generalitat Valenciana al Mérito Deportivo, en su edición de 2005, a D. Álvaro Navarro Serra" (PDF). Diari Oficial de la Communitat Valenciania (in Valencian) (5.1105): 31731. 8 October 2005. Retrieved 6 July 2010.