Juliana Valero Zamorano
Juliana Valero Zamorano
Height: 5-6
Year: Senior
Hometown: Cali, Colombia
Previous College: University of Alabama
Major: Political Science


In her first season as a Gaucho, Valero played primarily toward the back half of the lineup and posted a 10-5 overall singles record...Accumulated five wins and just one loss in conference matches and gradually became one of the most relaible players on the roster...Clinched match point in a win over Miss. St. on January 27, 2019 for UCSB's first victory of the year...Thrived alongside Anastasia Goncharova in doubles play with a 6-5 overall record and 4-1 record from the court two... Began doubles play with six straight triumphs...Named to All-Big West Doubles Second Team.

Before UCSB
Juliana spent her freshman year at the University of Alabama where she notched 12 singles wins and 8 doubles wins including 5 during dual match play...Playing in the No.5 and No.6 spots, she accumulated a 7-4 record.

Valero ranked as high as No. 160 on the ITF rankings list...Peaked at No. 5 ranked in Colombia...WTA ranking No. 1102...South American Cup champion...classified to Junior World Cup Czech Republic U14, Junior World Cup Mexico U16...Grade 5 Junior ITF-Bogota singles and doubles champion...Grade 4 Junior ITF-Cali singles and doubles runner-up...Competed on Team Colombia during 2018 Fed Cup in Paraguay...Quarterfinalist Copa American Express Banco Guayaquil 2018.

Juliana Valero Zamorano was born in Cali, Colombia on January 27, 1998...The daughter of Alejandro Valero and Mercedes Zamorano...Juliana plans to study political science...She enjoys painting, listening to music, and spending time with friends and family...Valero is fluent in both English and Spanish...Juliana looks up to Roger Federer and Novak Djockavic and her favorite sports memory is competing for her country in the South America Cup in 2018