Meet Garbiñe Muguruza
Coached by 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.
Speaks Spanish and English. Enjoys cooking, reading and listening to music.
Favorite tennis players growing up were Serena Williams and Pete Sampras.
Winner (6): 2018 – Monterrey; 2017 – Wimbledon, Cincinnati; 2016 – Roland Garros; 2015 – Beijing; 2014 – Hobart.
Finalist (4): 2018 – Doha; 2015 – Wimbledon, Wuhan; 2014 – Florianopolis.
Photos: Getty Images.