Caroline Garcia is a French professional tennis player. She is excellent in both the singles and doubles formats. She has won seven singles and six doubles titles on the WTA tour and one single and one doubles title on the WTA 125K series. She has also won one single and four doubles titles on the ITF Women’s Circuit. She became the first player to win both the Wuhan Open and the China Open in the same year in 2017. On 10 September 2018, she reached her best WTA career-high ranking of world no 4 in singles.
Her breakthrough in doubles started from her partnership with Kristina Mladenovic from 2016. Garcia and Mladenovic received the WTA Award for Best Doubles Team of the Year shortly before the start of the WTA Finals and the pair have won four titles together including the 2019 Fed Cup.
She is also active in social media platforms with over 156k followers on Instagram @carogracia and over 136.6k followers on Twitter @CaroGarcia.
What is Caroline Garcia famous for?
- Famous as a French professional tennis player.
Where is Caroline Garcia born?
Caroline Gracia was born in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France on October 16, 1993. She was born to father, Louis Paul Garcia, and mother, Mary Lene Garcia.
Besides, there is no information about her siblings, early life, and education.
She holds a French nationality and belongs to White ethnicity. She is of Spanish descent on her father’s side and French descent on her mother’s side. Her zodiac sign is Libra.
Caroline Garcia’s Career Highlights
- Caroline Gracia started her professional WTA career At the Australian Open in 2011 where she earned a wild card and beat Varvara Lepchenko in the first round but she lost to Ayumi Morita in the second round.
- The same year, she played at the French Open as a wildcard and defeated Zuzana Ondraskova in straight sets. In a second round, she take a 6–3, 4–1, 15–0 lead against Maria Sharapova and made a big splash.
- In 2013, She lost to Elena Vesnina in the first round at the Australian Open. She then beat Yuliya Beygelzimer but lost to Serena Williams at the French Open. However, she qualified for Wimbledon where she beat Zheng Jie in the first round but again lost to Serena Williams in the second round.
- In the year of 2014, Caroline gains her first WTA singles title beating Jelena Jankovic at the Copa Claro Colsanitas in Bogota, Colombia. Caroline Garcia was the only player to win a set against Serena Williams at the 2014 Sony Open.
- At the Wuhan Open, Caroline Gracia rebounded by defeating Venus Williams and Agnieszka Radwanska with a 7–6 score in the final-set tiebreak. She has also defeated American CoCo Vandeweghe in straight sets to reach the quarterfinals, where she was defeated by eventual champion Petra Kvitova. Despite the loss, Garcia moved up to a career-high of No. 36 in the rankings.
- Garcia began her season at the Brisbane International where she lost to Angelique Kerber the first round. She then played at the Australian Open where she beat Svetlana Kuznetsova and Stefanie Vogele before losing to Eugenie Bouchard in the third round.
- At the Dubai Tennis Championships, she lost in the second round to Agnieszka Radwanska after beating qualifier Arina Rodionova in straight sets and also reached the finals of the Monterrey Open where she also was a runner-up to Bacsinszky. She grabbed her first win over former world No. 1 Ana Ivanovic en route.
- At the 2016 Hopman Cup, Caroline Gracia represented France alongside Kenny de Schepper. They have beaten in all of their mixed doubles matches. In her single matches, Gracia was undefeated beating Heather Watson, Sabine Lisicki, and eventual champion Daria Gavrilova.
- At the Sydney International, Garcia defeated Kristina Mladenovic but lost in three sets to eventual semifinalist Simona Halep.
- In the Fed Cup semifinal, Garcia lost her first match against Kiki Bertens in straight sets but managed to beat Arantxa Rus. Finally, France won the tie after the doubles match, in which Garcia played with Mladenovic.
- In May 2016, Caroline won her first Premier Mandatory/Premier-5 doubles title at the Madrid Open, partnering Mladenovic. In the same month, Garcia won the Internationaux de Strasbourg singles title by defeating Mirjana Lucic-Baroni in straight sets in the final, becoming only the third Frenchwoman to win that title since it became a WTA event in 1987.
- At the 2016 French Open, she won the women’s doubles along with Kristina Mladenovic by beating Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina in the final. It was the first Grand Slam women’s doubles crown for Garcia and Mladenovic and they became the first all-French pair to win the French Open women’s doubles title since Gail Chanfreau and Francoise Durr in 1971.
- On June 19, 2016, she won her second WTA singles title of 2016. She had also defeated a pair of former Wimbledon singles semifinalists in Ana Ivanovic and Kirsten Flipkens to reach the final.
- On 20 June, she reached No. 32 of the singles rankings and replaced Kristina Mladenovic as the French singles No. 1.
- In the 2016 Summer Olympics, Caroline participated in both the women’s singles and women’s doubles. She and Kristina Mladenovic lost in the first round of the women’s doubles.
- At the US Open, she was seeded No. 25 in singles. She reached the third round of the draw defeating Kiki Bertens and Katerina Siniakova before falling to the fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska and she reached a career-high ranking of 24.
- In the doubles event, she again partnered with Mladenovic. They reached the final where they were defeated by Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova. Resulting, Garcia, and Mladenovic qualified for the WTA Finals as the second doubles team.
- In December 2016, Garcia and Mladenovic were named the doubles ITF World Champions of 2016.
- At the 2017 China Open, Caroline moved to the quarterfinals after defeating Elise Mertens and Cornet. She then saved a match point in her three-set victory over the third seed Elina Svitolina to reach the semifinals.
- She defeated Petra Kvitova in straight sets to reach her second consecutive WTA final, where she beat Simona Halep in straight sets to win her first Premier-Mandatory title and became the first WTA player to win both the Wuhan Open and China Open in the same year. She lost her first match in the WTA Finals to Halep in straight sets but she then beat both Svitolina and Caroline Wozniacki in three sets to reach the semi-finals where she was defeated by Venus Williams.
- In 2018, Caroline Garcia reached the quarterfinals in Dubai and Doha, semifinals in Stuttgart and Madrid, as well as quarterfinals in Rome, Montreal, New Haven, and Tokyo.
- On 10 September 2018, Caroline reached her best WTA career-high ranking of world no 4 in singles.
- In the 2019 Fed Cup, Caroline Garcia reunited with Kristina Mladenovic to clinch the final doubles match against Ashleigh Barty and Samantha Stosur of Australia. They helped France’s win.
Caroline Garcia’s Boyfriend
Caroline Garcia is unmarried. She has not disclosed her personal life yet. However, she seems to be much more focused on her career rather than love affairs.
Caroline Garcia’s Height
Caroline Gracia is a gorgeous lady with a fair skin tone. She has a well maintained Athletic body build. She stands at a height of 1.78m (5 feet and 10 inches) tall and her body weighs around 61kg (134.5 lbs.). Her body measurements are 41-30-40 inches. Her eye color is Dark Brown and her hair color is Light Brown. Her sexual orientation is Straight.
Caroline Garcia’s Net Worth
Caroline Garcia has made a huge net worth from her WTA career. As of 2020, her net worth is estimated to be $22 million. Her major source of earnings comes from her professional tennis career.
Besides her tennis career, Caroline Garcia earns an additional amount of money from the endorsement deal with several brands such as Nike, Yonex, Rolex, etc. She is also a spokeswoman for a French cosmetics company called Sothys.
Caroline Garcia resides in Lyon, France.