Carla Suarez Navarro announced that she had overcome Hodgkin's lymphoma and defeated the disease after a long course of treatment last April. The Spanish player fought and won the most important match of her life. Her desire was to return to compete in the WTA Tour and play on the most important fields in the world and, thanks to her great willpower, she was able to compete in the Roland Garros, Wimbledon and the Olympics Games in Tokyo.
In Tokyo, Suarez Navarro unfortunately lost the women's doubles match together with Garbine Muguruza and left the tournament. The Spaniard showed all her emotions in the post-match interview. Interview in which she said: "I had a bad time, Garbine knows.
We really wanted to do well in double. We have been playing together for many years and it is a pity that it all ended like this."