Garbine Muguruza at the 2013 French Open
8 October 1993 |
|Height||1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Turned pro||March 2nd, 2012|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Career titles||1 WTA, 7 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 20 (10 November 2014)|
|Current ranking||No. 20 (10 November 2014)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||4R (2014)|
|French Open||QF (2014)|
|US Open||1R (2012, 2014)|
|Career titles||3 WTA, 1 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 15 (22 September 2014)|
|Current ranking||No. 16 (10 November 2014)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||2R (2014)|
|French Open||SF (2014)|
|US Open||3R (2014)|
|Last updated on: 8 August 2014.|
Garbiñe Muguruza Blanco (born October 8, 1993) is a Spanish professional tennis player who is currently ranked World No. 22 in singles and World No. 18 in doubles by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA). Highlights of Muguruza's career thus far include winning the 2014 Moorilla Hobart International and a quarterfinal appearance at the 2014 French Open, where she defeated World No. 1 Serena Williams en route before losing to the eventual champion, Maria Sharapova in three sets. Muguruza has also enjoyed success in doubles, winning two WTA doubles title and reaching one grand slam semi-final at the 2014 French Open with her compatriot, Carla Suarez Navarro. Muguruza achieved her career high singles and doubles rankings of World No. 20 and World No. 15 in November and October 2014.
- 1 Personal life
- 2 Career
- 3 Significant finals
- 4 WTA career finals
- 5 ITF Circuit finals
- 6 Head-to-Head statistics
- 7 Wins over Top 10 players per season
- 8 Grand Slam performance timeline
- 9 References
- 10 External links
Muguruza was given a wildcard at the 2012 Sony Ericsson Open for her first WTA main draw appearance. There, she upset former World No. 2 Vera Zvonareva and former World No. 10 Flavia Pennetta in the second and third rounds before losing to the eventual champion, Agnieszka Radwańska in straight sets.
At the 2013 BNP Paribas Open, Muguruza made it through two rounds of qualifying and then made her way to the fourth round of the main draw, where she fell to Angelique Kerber. She was then awarded a main draw wildcard into the Premier Mandatory event in Miami for the second consecutive year, where she advanced to the fourth round, recording wins over Kateřina Siniaková, twenty-third seed Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and ninth seed Caroline Wozniacki en route before losing to the No. 5 seed, Li Na.
2014: Breakthrough, first WTA singles title and French Open quarterfinal
Muguruza began the 2014 season with a quarterfinal appearance at the 2014 ASB Classic, where she lost to former World No. 1 and eventual runner-up, Venus Williams. The following week, Muguruza qualified and eventually won her first WTA singles title at the Hobart International by defeating Klára Zakopalová in the final in straight sets. At the Australian Open, Muguruza recovered from a set down to defeat tenth seed Caroline Wozniacki in three sets to reach the fourth round for the first time where she lost in straight sets to the fifth seed, Agnieszka Radwanska. She and Arantxa Parra Santonja also reached the second round of the doubles event where they lost in straight sets to the eighth seeds, Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears.
After a three-set defeat to Kimiko Date-Krumm in the first round of the 2014 PTT Pattaya Open, Muguruza reached her second singles final of the year at the 2014 Brasil Tennis Cup, where she lost in three sets to Klara Zakopalova despite having led by a set and 5–2. Muguruza then lost in the second round of the 2014 BNP Paribas Open and 2014 Sony Open Tennis after receiving opening round byes but did reach the quarterfinals of the latter event in doubles where she and her partner, Carla Suarez Navarro lost in three sets to the eighth seeds, Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears.
Muguruza recovered from her first round defeat at the 2014 Monterrey Open by reaching the semi-finals of the 2014 Grand Prix SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem where she lost to the eventual champion, María Teresa Torró Flor in straight sets. However, she and Romina Oprandi managed to win the doubles event by defeating Katarzyna Piter and Maryna Zanevska in the final in three sets. At the 2014 Mutua Madrid Open, Muguruza lost in the second round to former US Open champion, Samantha Stosur but reached the final of the doubles event with Carla Suarez Navarro where they lost in straight sets to the second seeded Italians, Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci. After a second round defeat to former French Open champion Francesca Schiavone at the 2014 Internazionali BNL d'Italia, Muguruza advanced to her first grand slam quarterfinal at the French Open where she defeated the World No. 1 and defending champion Serena Williams en route before losing to the eventual champion, Maria Sharapova in three sets. Muguruza also reached the semi-finals of the doubles event with Suarez Navarro, where the pair lost in three sets to the top seeds and eventual champions, Peng Shuai and Su-Wei Hsieh. As a result of her strong performances at the event, Muguruza achieved career high singles and doubles rankings of World No. 27 and World No. 36 respectively.
Mugurza began her grass court season at the 2014 Topshelf Open where she reached the quarterfinals before losing to American qualifier Coco Vandeweghe in straight sets after leading 5–2 in the opening set. At the Wimbledon Championships, Muguruza was seeded twenty-seventh but was upset by Vandeweghe in the first round in three sets. Seeded sixteenth in the doubles event with Carla Suárez Navarro, Muguruza and her partner defeated Ajla Tomljanović and Christina McHale and Monica Niculescu and Klára Koukalová to reach the third round where they lost in straight sets to Andrea Petkovic and Magdaléna Rybáriková.
Muguruza began the North American hard court season at the Bank of The West Classic in Stanford. She defeated sixth seed and defending champion, Dominika Cibulková in three sets and unseeded Slovakian Daniela Hantuchová to reach the quarterfinals where she lost in straight sets to the third seed, Angelique Kerber. Seeded third in the doubles event with Carla Suárez Navarro, the pair defeated Eva Hrdinová and Andreja Klepač; Caroline Garcia and Zhang Shuai and the second seeds, Anastasia Rodionova and Alla Kudryavtseva to reach the final where they defeated Paula Kania and Kateřina Siniaková in three sets to win the title. At the following week's Roger's Cup, Muguruza overcame Canadian qualifier Stéphanie Dubois in the first round before falling in three sets to fourth seed, Maria Sharapova. In the doubles event, Muguruza and Suárez Navarro progressed to the second round where they lost to the second seeds, Su-Wei Hsieh and Peng Shuai. At the Western & Southern Open, Muguruza lost in the first round to German qualifier Annika Beck but reached the quarterfinals in doubles where she and Suárez Navarro lost to Kimiko Date-Krumm and Andrea Hlaváčková in straight sets. At the Connecticut Open, Muguruza upset seventh seed Sara Errani before defeating Chinese qualifier Peng Shuai to reach the quarterfinals where she lost in three sets to unseeded Italian, Camila Giorgi. She and Suárez Navarro also lost to Marina Erakovic and Arantxa Parra Santonja in the first round of the doubles event. Muguruza's next event was the US Open, where she competed as the twenty-fifth seed. However, she was upset by resurgent qualifier, Mirjana Lucic-Baroni in the first round in straight sets. She and Suarez Navarro also reached the third round of the doubles event, defeating Alizé Cornet and Kirsten Flipkens and Marina Erakovic and Arantxa Parra Santonja en route before losing to the unseeded Williams sisters.
Muguruza began the Asian swing by competing at the Toray Pan Pacific Open. She defeated Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, fourth seed Jelena Janković and Casey Dellacqua en route to the semi-finals where she fell in three sets to the second seed and eventual runner-up, Caroline Wozniacki. Muguruza also reached the final of the doubles event with Carla Suarez Navarro, defeating Pavlyuchenkova and Lucie Šafářová; Jarmila Gajdošová and Arina Rodionova and the second seeds, Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears en route before losing to the top seeds, Cara Black and Sania Mirza in straight sets. Muguruza next competed at the inaugural edition of the Wuhan Open, where she reached the third round of the singles, defeating María Teresa Torró Flor and World No. 2 Simona Halep en route and the second round of the doubles with Suarez Navarro after defeating Torró Flor and Silvia Soler Espinosa in the first round but was ultimately forced to withdraw from the event due to gastritis. At the following week's China Open, Muguruza suffered a three set first round loss to Ekaterina Makarova but reached the quarterfinals of the doubles event with Suarez Navarro.
Muguruza's final event of the year was the season ending WTA Tournament of Champions in Sofia, Bulgaria. Despite going undefeated in the round robin stage with wins over top seed, Ekaterina Makarova, third seed Flavia Pennetta and sixth seed Alizé Cornet Muguruza fell to the eventual champion, Andrea Petkovic in the semi-finals in straight sets. Muguruza finished the year ranked at career high rankings of World No. 21 in singles and World No. 16 in doubles.
WTA Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 finals
Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)
|Runner-up||2014||Madrid Open||Clay||Carla Suárez Navarro|| Sara Errani
WTA career finals
Singles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)
|Winner – Legend (pre/post 2010)|
|Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)|
|WTA Tour Championships (0–0)|
|Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)|
|Tier II / Premier (0–0)|
|Tier III, IV & V / International (1–1)|
|Winner||1.||January 11, 2014||Hobart International, Hobart, Australia||Hard||Klára Zakopalová||6–4, 6–0|
|Runner-up||1.||March 1, 2014||Brasil Tennis Cup, Florianópolis, Brazil||Hard||Klára Zakopalová||6–4, 5–7, 0–6|
Doubles: 5 (3 titles, 2 runners-up)
|Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)|
|WTA Tour Championships (0–0)|
|Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–1)|
|Winner||1.||January 12, 2013||Hobart International, Hobart, Australia||Hard||María Teresa Torró Flor|| Tímea Babos
|Winner||2.||April 27, 2014||Marrakech Grand Prix, Marrakesh, Morocco||Clay||Romina Oprandi|| Katarzyna Piter
|4–6, 6–2, [11–9]|
|Runner-up||1.||May 10, 2014||Madrid Open, Madrid, Spain||Clay||Carla Suárez Navarro|| Sara Errani
|Winner||3.||August 3, 2014||Bank of the West Classic, Stanford, United States||Hard||Carla Suárez Navarro|| Paula Kania
|6–2, 4–6, [10–5]|
|Runner-up||2.||September 20, 2014||Toray Pan Pacific Open, Tokyo, Japan||Hard||Carla Suárez Navarro|| Cara Black
ITF Circuit finals
Singles finals: 12 (7 titles, 5 runners-up)
|Runner-up||1.||17 May 2009||ITF Antalya, Turkey||Clay||Amanda Carreras||5–7, 5–7|
|Winner||1.||20 December 2009||ITF Vinaròs, Spain||Clay||Ema Burgić||6–2, 3–0 retired|
|Runner-up||2.||7 February 2010||ITF Mallorca, Spain||Clay||Viktoria Kamenskaya||6–7(4), 6–3, 2–6|
|Winner||2.||14 February 2010||ITF Mallorca, Spain||Clay||Katarzyna Kawa||3–6, 6–2, 6–0|
|Runner-up||3.||27 March 2011||ITF Antalya, Turkey||Clay||Réka-Luca Jani||2–6, 1–6|
|Winner||3.||24 April 2011||ITF Torrent, Valencia, Spain||Clay||Marina Giral Lores||6–1, 6–3|
|Winner||4.||19 June 2011||ITF Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal||Clay||Andrea Gámiz||6–4, 6–4|
|Runner-up||4.||25 June 2011||ITF Alcobaça, Portugal||Clay||Victoria Larrière||3–6, 6–3, 3–6|
|Winner||5.||17 July 2011||ITF Cáceres, Spain||Clay||Çağla Büyükakçay||6–4, 6–3|
|Runner-up||5.||18 September 2011||ITF Mestre, Italy||Clay||Mona Barthel||5–7, 2–6|
|Winner||6.||13 November 2011||ITF Benicarló, Spain||Clay||Elitsa Kostova||7–6(3), 6–7(4), 6–3|
|Winner||7.||18 March 2012||ITF Clearwater, United States||Hard||Grace Min||6–0, 6–1|
Doubles finals: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)
|Runner-up||1.||20 September 2009||ITF Lérida, Spain||Clay||Ximena Hermoso|| Sofia Kvatsabaia
|Winner||1.||11 October 2009||ITF Les Franqueses del Vallès, Spain||Clay||Ximena Hermoso|| Efrat Mishor
Head-to-Head vs. Top 10 Ranked Players
|Player||Highest Ranking||Record||Win%||Hard||Clay||Grass||Last Match|
|Vera Zvonareva||No. 2||1–0||100%||1–0||0–0||0–0||Won (6–4, 6–3) at 2012 Sony Ericsson Open|
|Flavia Pennetta||No. 10||1–0||100%||1–0||0–0||0–0||Won (6–2, 1–6, 7–6(8–6) at 2012 Sony Ericsson Open|
|Caroline Wozniacki||No. 1||2–1||67%||2–1||0–0||0–0||Lost (4–6, 6–2, 2–6) at 2014 Toray Pan Pacific Open|
|Serena Williams||No. 1||1–1||50%||0–1||1–0||0–0||Won (6–2, 6–2) at 2014 French Open|
|Jelena Janković||No. 1||1–1||50%||1–0||0–1||0–0||Won (7–6(7–4), 6–4) at 2014 Toray Pan Pacific Open|
|Sara Errani||No. 5||1–1||50%||1–1||0–0||0–0||Won 6–2, 3–6, 6–1 at 2014 Connecticut Open|
|Maria Sharapova||No. 1||0–3||0%||0–1||0–2||0–0||Lost (6–4, 3–6, 1–6) at 2014 Rogers Cup|
|Agnieszka Radwańska||No. 2||0–2||0%||0–2||0–0||0–0||Lost (1–6, 3–6) at 2014 Australian Open|
|Li Na||No. 2||0–2||0%||0–1||0–1||0–0||Lost (6–7, 2–66–8) at Sony Open|
|Angelique Kerber||No. 5||0–2||0%||0–2||0–0||0–0||Lost (2–6, 1–6) at 2014 Bank of the West Classic|
|Venus Williams||No. 1||0–2||0%||0–2||0–0||0–0||Lost (3–6, 3–6) at 2014 ASB Classic|
Wins over reigning World No. 1's
|Quarterfinalist||1||Serena Williams||2014 French Open||Clay||2R||6–2, 6–2|
Wins over Top 10 players per season
|1.||Vera Zvonareva||No. 9||Sony Open Tennis, Miami, United States||Hard||2nd Round||6–4, 6–3|
|2.||Caroline Wozniacki||No. 9||Sony Open Tennis, Miami, United States||Hard||3rd Round||6–2, 6–4|
|3.||Caroline Wozniacki||No. 10||Australian Open, Melbourne, Australia||Hard||3rd Round||4–6, 7–5, 6–3|
|4.||Serena Williams||No. 1||French Open, Paris, France||Clay||2nd Round||6–2, 6–2|
|5.||Simona Halep||No. 2||Wuhan Open, Wuhan, China||Hard||2nd Round||2–6, 6–2, 6–3|
Grand Slam performance timeline
Won tournament; or reached Final; Semifinal; Quarter-final; Round 4, 3, 2, 1; competed at a Round Robin stage; lost in Qualification Round; absent from tournament event; played in a Davis Cup Zonal Group (with its number indication) or Play-off; won a bronze, silver (F or S) or gold medal at the Olympics; a downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament (Not a Masters Series); or a tournament that was Not Held in a given year.
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated either at the conclusion of a tournament, or when the player's participation in the tournament has ended.
|Grand Slam Tournaments|
|Australian Open||A||2R||4R||0 / 2||4–2|
|French Open||Q3||2R||QF||0 / 2||5–2|
|Wimbledon||Q2||2R||1R||0 / 2||1–2|
|US Open||1R||A||1R||0 / 2||0–2|
|Win–Loss||0–1||3–3||7–4||0 / 8||10–8|
|WTA Premier Mandatory Tournaments|
|Indian Wells||A||4R||2R||0 / 2||3–2|
|Miami||4R||4R||2R||0 / 3||6–3|
|Madrid||1R||Q2||2R||0 / 2||1–2|
|Beijing||Q1||A||1R||0 / 0||0–1|
|WTA Premier 5 Tournaments|
|Doha||A||A||A||0 / 0||0–0|
|Rome||A||2R||2R||0 / 2||2–2|
|Montréal / Toronto||A||A||2R||0 / 1||1–1|
|Cincinnati||Q1||A||1R||0 / 1||0–1|
|Tokyo||Q2||A||NP5||0 / 0||0–0|
|Wuhan||Not Held||3R||0 / 1||2–0|
|Hard Win–Loss||3–4||8–6||27–15||1 / 22||38–25|
|Clay Win–Loss||3–3||2–4||9–4||0 / 10||14–11|
|Grass Win–Loss||0–1||4–2||2–2||0 / 3||6–8|
|Overall Win–Loss||6–8||14–12||38–21||1 / 31||58–41|
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- Garbiñe Muguruza at the Women's Tennis Association
- Garbiñe Muguruza at the International Tennis Federation
- Garbiñe Muguruza at the International Tennis Federation Junior Profile
- Profile at www.PuntodeBreak.com