Paola Longoria

Paola Longoria
Nationality: MEX
Residence: San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Born Date: July 20, 1989
Height: 5’ 5” (1.65m)
Website: www.paolalongoria.com

Career:
In just her mid-20s, Paola is already considered to be one of the greatest female racquetball players of all-time. For a period of three and half years starting in 2011, Longoria went undefeated on the Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT). Her streak reached 37 consecutive tournament victories and more than 150 match wins in a row. Paola has won six US OPEN Championships, a record for the sport’s most prestigious professional event. Playing for her home country of Mexico on the international stage, she has won three consecutive Gold Medals at the World Championships and 20 medals overall. As a junior player, Paola won eight World Junior Championships in a row. In 2010 Longoria was awarded Mexico’s National Sports award in 2013 was named by Forbes Magazine to the list of Top Most Influential Women in Mexico.
List of Career Accomplishments (as of December 6th, 2015)
International Medals:
2015 Pan American Games Women’s Team Gold

2015 Pan American Games Singles Gold

2015 Pan American Games Doubles Gold

2014 World Championships Singles Gold

2014 World Championships Doubles Gold

2014 Central American and Caribbean Games Singles Gold

2014 Central American and Caribbean Games Doubles Gold

2013 World Games Singles Gold

2012 World Championships Singles Gold

2012 World Championships Doubles Gold

2011 Pan American Games Women’s Team Gold

2011 Pan American Games Singles Gold

2011 Pan American Games Doubles Gold

2010 World Championships Singles Bronze

2010 World Championships Doubles Gold

2010 Central American and Caribbean Games Singles Gold

2009 World Games Singles Gold

2008 World Championships Singles Bronze

2006 Central American and Caribbean Games Women’s Team Gold

2006 Central American and Caribbean Games Singles Gold

 

Professional Accomplishments:
37 Tournament Winning Streak (May 2011 – November 2014)
64 career Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour Grand Slam and Tier One Tournament Victories
2015 US OPEN Champion

2014-15 Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour Year-End Champion
2014 US OPEN Champion
2013-14 Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour Year-End Champion
2013 US OPEN Champion
2012-13 Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour Year-End Champion
2012 US OPEN Champion
2011-12 Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour Year-End Champion
2011 US OPEN Champion
2009-10 Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour Year-End Champion
2008-09 Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour Year-End Champion
2008 US OPEN Champion