Paula Badosa Bio


  • Coached by Alejo Mancisidor and Andoni Vivanco
  • Born in New York City but lives and trains in Barcelona near her hometown Begur in the Costa Brava
  • 2017 Spanish National Champion, defeated Carla Suarez Navarro in finals
  • 2015 Roland Garros Junior Champion
  • Finished 2015 ranked No.8 in ITF World rankings
  • Aggressive baseliner whose favorite shots are serve and backhand
  • Idol is Rafael Nadal (favorite book is Nadal's book)
  • Enjoys listening to music, dancing and fashion
  • She got the passion for fashion from her parents, Josť and Mireia, who worked in the Fashion Industry as models and photographers
  • Has a little sister, Jana, who also plays tennis
  • Long-term goals are to reach Top 10 and win Wimbledon
  • Speaks English, Spanish and Catalan.
Biographical information from WTA. Information might not be up to date.


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