Carla Suarez Navarro was born into an exceptionally athletic family – her mom, Lali, is a gymnast and her father, José Luis is a handballer. She began playing tennis at age 9 and trained at an academy in Barcelona. In 2008 she reached the quarterfinals at Roland Garros, her first Grand Slam main draw tournament, and remains a strong force on the courts with her unique single-handed backhand.
Birthplace: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Residence: Barcelona, Spain
Height: 5' 4" (1.62 m)
Weight: 137 lbs. (62 kg)
Plays: Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Turned Pro: 2003
Coach: Xavier Budo and Marc Casabo
Grand Slam Singles Titles: 0
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