Garbiñe Muguruza Blanco is a Spanish-Venezuelan tennis player and former world No. 1. Since turning professional in 2012, she has won seven singles titles, including two majors, the 2016 French Open and the 2017 Wimbledon Championships. With powerful groundstrokes and an aggressive style, Muguruza came to prominence in 2014 after reaching the last 16 at the Australian Open, beating former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki en route. She then defeated then world No. 1 Serena Williams in the second round of the French Open, beating her in straight sets in Williams' most lopsided loss at a Grand Slam, and reaching the quarterfinals. In 2015, at the Wimbledon Championships, she made it to her first Grand Slam final where she lost to Serena Williams, and then won her maiden Premier-level crown by capturing the China Open title.
|Born:||October 8, 1993, Caracas, Venezuela|
|Turned pro:||March 2012|
|Plays:||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Prize money:||US$ 20,821,334, 18th in all-time rankings|
|Career record:||388–197 (%)|
|Highest ranking:||No. 1|
|Current ranking:||No. 16|
|Australian Open:||F (2020)|
|French Open:||W (2016)|
|US Open:||4R (2017)|
|Tour Finals:||SF (2015)|
|Olympic Games:||3R (2016)|
|Career record:||79–47 (%)|
|Highest ranking:||No. 10|
|Current ranking:||No. 489|
|Australian Open:||2R (2014, 2015)|
|French Open:||SF (2014)|
|US Open:||3R (2014)|
|Tour Finals:||F (2015)|
|Olympic Games:||QF (2016)|
|Hopman Cup:||RR (2019)|
|Twitter:||Garbiñe Muguruza's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Garbiñe Muguruza's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Garbiñe Muguruza's Facebook profile|
About Garbine Muguruza
Spanish-Venezuelan tennis player who turned professional in 2012 and won the 2016 French Open championship and the 2017 Wimbledon title.
She began playing tennis at the age of three; she started competing on the ITF circuit in 2009.
She pulled off an upset over her tennis idol and world #1 Serena Williams in both the second round of the 2014 French Open and in the 2016 French Open final match.
She was born to parents Jose Antonio and Scarlet Blanco. She has older brothers named Asier and Igor.
She has defeated Caroline Wozniacki at the Sony Open Tennis and Australian Open.
Information related to Garbiñe Muguruza
- Venezuelan female tennis players
- Venezuelan emigrants to Spain
- Spanish expatriate sportspeople in Switzerland
- Olympic tennis players of Spain
- Spanish female tennis players
- World No. 1 tennis players
- Grand Slam (tennis) champions in women's singles
- Tennis players at the 2016 Summer Olympics
- Wimbledon champions
- Sportspeople from Caracas
- French Open champions
- Sportspeople from Barcelona