Paola Longoria

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 her late-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 eight US OPEN Championships, a record for the sport’s most prestigious professional event. Playing for her home country of Mexico on the international stage, Paola 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 and 2014 Longoria was awarded Mexico’s National Sports Female Athlete of the Year award and in 2013 was named by Forbes Magazine to the list of Top Most Influential Women in Mexico. In 2017 Paola was name Female Athlete of the Year by Univision Deportes.

LIST OF CAREER ACCOMPLISHMENTS (AS of December 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:

38 Tournament Winning Streak (May 2011 – November 2018)

83 career Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour Grand Slam and Tier One Tournament Victories

US OPEN Champion 7 years in a row

Number 1 rank Ladies Pro Player 9 times

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