Bio

Quick Facts

 
Residence:Barcelona, Spain
DOB:May 16, 1980
Birthplace:Mallorca, Spain
Height:5' 1 1/2" (1.56 m)
Weight:117 lbs. (53 kg)
Plays:Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Status:Pro (1996)

Biography

Nuria Llagostera Vives was born May 16th 1980 in Majorca, Spain. As a professional tennis player she reached her career-high singles ranking at World No. 35 on June 6th 2005 and in her tennis career has won 2 singles and 11 doubles titles. She also won the silver medal at the Mediterranean Games in 2005.

At the 2009 WTA Tour Championships Nuria Llagostera Vives , playing with María José Martínez Sánchez won the doubles title against Cara Black and Liezel Huber, beating Serena and Venus Williams to get to the final. Her coaches are Victor López and Alejo Mancisidor.

In her free time Nuria enjoys listening to music, reading, being with her little cousins, singing and dancing. She likes to travel and meet new friends.