First started playing at the age of 6. Three years later she played in her first international tournament in Caracas, Venezuela winning the doubles title with Monica Seles and finishing second in singles in the 10 and under.

By Age fourteen she was ranked No. 1 in Southern California and no. 3 nationally in the 16 and under, as well as no. 1 in Mexico where she lived for twelve years before moving to California to further her career growth, She played her first professional tournament at 14 defeating a top 80 player in the world. At 16 she reached the quarterfinals of the Australian Open defeating Hana Mandlikova and Gigi Fernandez.

Angelica was nominated most impressive newcomer along with Jennifer Capriati and Magdalena Maleeva. At 16 she was ranked top 40 in the world. She reached a career high of 30 reaching once again the quarterfinals of the Australian Open.

Played numerous exhibitions against Pete Sampras, Gabriela Sabatini, Arantxa Sanchez Vicario Conchita Martinez. Reached the third round at Wimbledon twice and US OPEN. She also played Roland Garros. Angelica became the best female tennis player of Mexican history and represented Mexico in the Barcelona and Atlanta Olympics. She is currently coaching in Coronado.

Angelica Gavaldon
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