Álvaro Navarro Serra (Faura, 1973), simply known as Álvaro, is one of the main Valencian pilota professional players. He is one of the most reputed dauers due to his strong left hand and his professionality, and has got to be a member of the Valencian Pilota Squad. Now he is one of the stars of the ValNet company.
Álvaro began playing Galotxa variant, but he is mostly known by his Escala i corda career, where he is the absolute ruler, both in Circuit Bancaixa teams and in Trofeu Individual Bancaixa one-on-one matches.
On 2001 Álvaro led the Valencian Pilota Squad in the European Championship hold in the Netherlands, where the Valencians won the frontó and International game. He has also tripped to the Basque Country to play against renowned Basque pilotaris such as Agirre.
On October 9, 2005, Álvaro was awarded with the Golden Medal for Sports efforts by Francesc Camps, the president of the Generalitat Valenciana.
Winner of the Trofeu el Corte Inglés 1992
Winner of the Circuit Bancaixa 1997, 2001 and 2002
Runner-up of the Circuit Bancaixa 1996, 2000, 2003 and 2006
Winner of the Trofeu Individual Bancaixa 1998, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007
Runner-up of the Individual Trofeu Individual Bancaixa 1995 and 2000
Handball International Championships
Winner of the European Frontó and International game Championship, Netherlands 2001
Runner-up of Llargues, Netherlands 2001
Winner of the World Frontó, International game and Llargues Championship, Argentina 2002
Winner of the World Llargues Championship, Italy 2004
Runner-up of Frontó and International game, Italy 2004