All You Need to Know About Paula Badosa’s Family

Published 11/16/2021, 12:30 PM EST
Tennis – French Open – Roland Garros, Paris, France – June 8, 2021 Spain’s Paula Badosa in action during her quarter final match against Slovenia’s Tamara Zidansek REUTERS/Benoit Tessier


Paula Badosa is one of the rising stars on the women’s tour. A right-handed tennis player from Spain, she has been making quite a name for herself on the Tour recently. 

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As we talk about Paula Badosa, let us take a closer look at the people who are closest to her. The Spaniard was born to Mireia Gibert and Josep Badosa. Both of them are involved in the fashion industry and have a brick-and-mortar clothing store in Begur, Girona.  

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Who are Paula Badosa’s parents?

The Spanish tennis player was born in Manhattan to mother, Mireira Gibert and father, Josep Badosa. However, she decided to pursue tennis after moving to Barcelona at the age of 7, along with her parents. Due to her parents’ involvement in the fashion world, Badosa thought of becoming a model. However, she took decided to go ahead with tennis.

 
 
 
 
 
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Badosa went to Valencia from 2011 to 2014 in order to improve her game. Knowing more about her, she is fluent in many languages. She knows to speak Spanish, Catalan, English and French. 

Maria Sharapova has been her role model when the Spaniard was growing up. She has even revealed that her favorite Grand Slam event is the US Open. Speaking more about her personal life, Paula has been dating a relationship with Joshua Sorrentino.   

Aug 9, 2021; Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Paula Badosa of Spain serves against Viktorija Golubic of Switzerland (not pictured) during first round play at Stade IGA. Mandatory Credit: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports

Badosa has been making big bucks 

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With the amount of success earned by Badosa this year, her net worth has been on the rise. She is reportedly worth close to $5million. She has pocketed most of her income through tennis earnings. However, the details of her income are yet not out in the public. 

Coming on to tennis, Badosa won the French Open juniors in 2015. After that, she registered the biggest win of her career by winning the WTA Indian Wells 2021 title. This amazing result helped her crack into the top 10 rankings. 

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Oct 17, 2021; Indian Wells, CA, USA; Paula Badosa (ESP) serves as she defeated Victoria Azarenka (BLR) in the womenÕs final of the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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Rohan Kollare

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Rohan Kollare is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports. Rohan has studied Sports Management and has a trophy cabinet adorned with accolades won in district and state-level tennis competitions. He has previously worked in Content Operations for Disney’s Hotstar for over a year, covering Tennis and Formula One.

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