Paula Badosa

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 […]

At Home On Clay, Badosa Thriving In Spain

MADRID/WASHINGTON, May 2, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Wild card Paula Badosa of Spain has been thriving on the red clay in La Caja Mágica this week at the WTA 1000 Mutua Madrid Open. In Spain, on her favorite surface, she’s […]

Badosa Stuns Top Seed Barty In Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C./WASHINGTON, April 10, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Paula Badosa‘s career-best week on green clay at the WTA 500 Volvo Car Open just keeps getting better. Two days after achieving her first Top 20 win, she’s done it again. Only […]

Badosa’s Fighting Spirit Rewarding Her This Week

CHARLESTON, S.C./WASHINGTON, April 9, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Paula Badosa is the only player who contracted the COVID-19 coronavirus after arriving in Melbourne for the Australian Open earlier this year. It set off a chain of events she wouldn’t wish […]

Badosa Thriving In Her First Roland Garros Main Draw

WASHINGTON, October 4, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) When 87th-ranked Paula Badosa of Spain was a junior player, she recalled how there were a lot of expectations placed upon her in her country, saying she needed to be “the next [Maria] Sharapova … […]