15 stunning photos of Spanish tennis babe Garbine Muguruza

Updated: 09 October, 2020 08:33 IST | Shawn.Dsouza
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    Garbine Muguruza, known as a Spanish tennis player, was actually born in Venezuela. She has dual nationality.

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    Garbine Muguruza began playing tennis at the age of just three. When Garbine Muguruza moved to Spain at age 6, she began training at Bruguera Tennis Academy.

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    Garbine Muguruza's mother Scarlet is of Venezuelan origin while her father Jose belongs to Basque group. She has two older brothers - Asier and Igor. 

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    Garbine Muguruza is a multiple Grand Slam winner. She won the French Open in 2016 and Wimbledon in 2017.

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    Garbine Muguruza has 7 WTA titles and 7 ITF titles. She is a former world number 1 and her running ranking in singles is 27.

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    TRIVIA: Garbine Muguruza has defeated Serena Williams on more than one occasion. Before she defeated Serena at the French Open in 2016 final, Garbine first handed Serena one of her worst losses, when she beat her in straight sets at Roland Garros in 2014.

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    TRIVIA: Garbine Muguruza is only the second player to be born in the 1990s who has won a Grand Slam (the other being Petra Kvitova.)

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    TRIVIA: Garbine Mugurza won both her Grand Slam titles by beating each Williams sister. She beat Serena to win the 2016 French Open and Venus to bag the Wimbledon crown in 2017.

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    Garbine became the first Spanish woman to win a Grand Slam in 18 years when she won the French Open.

     

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    Garbine Muguruza is also great at playing doubles. She has 5 WTA titles and 1 ITF title to her name. 

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    In an interview with Sports illustrated, Garbine Muguruza listed her hobbies as reading, cooking and listening to music.

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    Garbine Mugurza's nicknames include Garbi, Mugu and most famously mushroom.

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    Muguruza is also a philanthropist. She is an ambassador for Room to Read, an NGO organization and has planned to help them in early grade literacy and secondary education for girls.

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    Garbine Muguruza is also a philanthropist. In 2017, she became the ambassador for an international education NGO named Room to Read.

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    Here's wishing Spanish tennis star Garbine Muguruza a Very Happy Birthday! 

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About The Gallery

Spanish tennis star Garbine Muguruza celebrated her 27th birthday on October 8, 2020. Garbine has a loving and humble nature off the court, but on it, she is one of the most competitive and passionate tennis players. We take a look at some interesting facts and figure about her. Pictures Courtesy/ Garbine Muguruza's Instagram)

First Published: 08 October, 2019 08:37 IST