Paula Badosa

Badosa Begins Mutua Madrid Open With One-Sided Victory

MADRID/WASHINGTON, April 29, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Playing in her home tournament as the highest seed in the draw comes with its own among of stress. Just ask World No. 2 and second seed Paula Badosa. The U.S.-born Spaniard, who […]

Sabalenka, Badosa Set Up Stuttgart Semifinal Showdown

STUTTGART/WASHINGTON, April 22, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Aryna Sabalenka beat Anett Kontaveit a year ago in the quarterfinal round of the WTA 500 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart. Since then, the World No. 6 Kontaveit has been lights out […]

Badosa Making Herself At Home On Stuttgart’s Indoor Clay

STUTTGART/WASHINGTON, April 21, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) World No. 3 Paula Badosa is at home on clay – red or green – no matter where she’s playing around the globe. After all, the U.S.-born Spaniard garnered her first win over […]

Badosa Wins Historic Indian Wells Final Over Azarenka

INDIAN WELLS/WASHINGTON, October 18, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Regardless of who won Sunday’s BNP Paribas Open women’s singles title match, between two-time champion Victoria Azarenka and first-time WTA 1000 finalist Paula Badosa, it was going to be historic. In Badosa’s […]

Badosa Making A Believer Of Herself Every Match, Every Point

INDIAN WELLS/WASHINGTON, October 17, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Paula Badosa has arrived at the moment of the biggest title match in her budding tennis career. On Sunday, the 23-year-old Spaniard who was born in New York City but lives and […]

Badosa Leads Hamburg European Open Entry List

HAMBURG, July 2, 2021 The entry list of the 2021 Hamburg European Open, held from July 6 to 11, promises interesting and thrilling matches. After a 19-year hiatus, the WTA Tour will return to the Rothenbaum Tennis Stadium with an […]

Badosa Wins Breakthrough Title In Belgrade

BELGRADE/WASHINGTON, May 22, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Twenty-three-year-old Paula Badosa‘s remarkable year has been filled with plenty of ups and downs and near misses. It’s included reaching four semifinals in 2021 – including the last three consecutive tournaments she’s entered […]

Sweet 16th Straight Victory On Red Clay For Barty

MADRID/WASHINGTON, May 6, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) As Spanish wild card Paula Badosa‘s wonderful run in Madrid came to a close, another remarkable run continued. Thursday afternoon at the Mutua Madrid Open. World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty ran her winning […]

Kissing Clay Is Sweet Taste Of Victory For Badosa

MADRID/WASHINGTON, May 5, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Paula Badosa‘s second victory over Belinda Bencic in a month was sealed by the Spaniard spontaneously getting down on her hands and knees and kissing the red clay. The taste of dirt never […]