Virginia Ruano Pascual has retired from tennis at the age of 36. The Spaniard won 42 doubles titles and three singles titles during her career on the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour.
Ruano Pascual has 10 Grand Slam doubles titles to her name, including six French Open ones. Eight of those Grand Slam titles she won paired with Paola Suarez of Argentina, one with countrywoman Anabel Medina Garrigues in 2008, and one is a mixed doubles title she won partnered with Thomas Carbonell in 2000.
The three singles titles Ruano Pascual claimed on the WTA Tour came in Tashkent (2003), Budapest (1998) and Cardiff (1997).
Ruano Pascual’s highest ranking in doubles was No.1 and in singles No.28. (source: Women Who Serve)
Sorry to see her go. She always had a smile on her face and had such a great pairing with Suarez.