A tall, powerful baseliner, Garbine Muguruza regards her serve as her best weapon. She played through qualifying winning eight consecutive matches—all in straight sets—to win her first career title in Hobart in January, 2014. Muguruza won the hearts of tennis fans when she made it to the 2015 Wimbledon final and lost to Serena 6-4, 6-4. She received a standing ovation from the crowd, including Serena. Muguruza's mother is from Venezuela and her father is Spanish. She grew up admiring Serena Williams and Pete Sampras.
Garbine Muguruza Tournament History
2016: French Open
2014: Marrakesh, Stanford