Paola Longoria’s Road to the 2019 US Open

Lima, Peru – August 16, 2019

At this year’s Pan Am Games racquetball event in Lima, Peru, Mexico’s Paola Longoria lead the way and swept the Women’s Singles, Women’s Doubles, and Women’s Team competitions to earn three gold medals in Lima.

These three gold medals were added to her six gold medals she won previously, 3 earned in 2011 in Guadalajara, MX and 3 earned in 2015 Toronto, Canada

For her Pan American Games career, Longoria has now won a staggering NINE gold medals, making her the most decorated Pan Am Games athlete from Mexico in the history of the games.

Paola Longoria, Samantha Salas and Coach Fran Davis at the Athletes Village for the Pan Am Games

Paola Longoria excited with a fist pump celebration after she secured the Gold Medal in the Individual Women’s Singles Competition against Maria Jose Vargas

Paola Longoria on the podium with the Gold Medal in hand

Paola Longoria and Samantha Salas on the podium after securing the Gold Medal for winning the Individual Women’s Doubles Competition

Paola Longoria’s Team (from left to right)…Armando Baustista, Coach Fran Davis, Paola Longoria, Edson Martinez and Magaly Zeron 

Paola Longoria proudly representing Mexico after winning her 7th of 9 Gold Medal overall, but the 1st of 3 Gold Medals from Lima, Peru

San Luis Potosi, Mexico – August 27th, 2019

 Paola Longoria’s first tournament of the season was in her hometown at her name sake tournament, “The Paola Longoria Experience”. Paola cruised to the title in the Women’s Professional Singles Division without dropping a single game adding her 99th professional tour victory.

Paola also reached and won the finals of the Women’s Professional Doubles Division with her playing partner, Samantha Salas.

Paola Longoria Experience poster promoting Paola’s event in San Luis Potosi, MX, her hometown

Paola Longoria walking up to serve during her victory over Muncie Monserrat

Total concentration by the #1 Pro Player in the World, Paola Longoria

Paola Longoria in action against Maria Jose Vargas on her way to winning her own tournament

The crowds showed up every day in groves to watch their hometown champion, Paola Longoria


Virginia Beach, VA – September 9th, 2019

Paola Longoria headed to Virginia for the second tournament of the season. Paola made it through to the finals after beating Brenda Laime in the ¼ finals and Rhonda Rajsich in the semi-finals. Paola met up against Maria Jose Vargas in the finals and what an epic battle they had, but Paola fell just short in the tie-breaker. The true champion that Paola is she went right back on the court immediately after the singles match to play in the Women’s Doubles finals with Samantha Salas, in which they beat Maria Jose Vargas and Natalia Mendez in 2 games.

Paola Longoria ready to go in the court to play her finals

Paola Longoria and partner, Samantha Salas, the most dominating women’s doubles teams in the game today…wins Virginia Beach

Paola Longoria hitting a perfect backhand on route to the finals

Paola Longoria and Maria Jose Vargas the #1 and #2 professional players in the world respectively

Paola Longoria will next play at the 2019 UnitedHealthcare US OPEN Racquetball Championships October 2-6 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The US OPEN is racquetball’s premier event of the season and boasts the largest prize purse in the sport. Paola won the US OPEN 9X.

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Paola Longoria’s 9th US Open Title in 2018

Paola Longoria in action in the finals against Samantha Salas

Coach Fran Davis giving Paola Longoria words of encouragement

Paola Longoria just winning her 9th US Open Championship and celebrating with Coach Fran Davis and her parents, Leticia Lopez Rodriguez and Jose Longoria

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