| October 28, 1988 (age 27) (1988-10-28) Cali, Colombia|
Frederique Lambert, Samantha Salas, Paola Longoria
Cristina Amaya Wikipedia
Cristina Amaya (born October 28, 1988) is a Colombian racquetball player. Amaya finished the 2015-16 Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT) season as the 10th ranked player, which was her sixth consecutive season in the top 10 (first was the 2010-11 season). She was the third South American player to be in the women's pro top 10 after Angela Grisar and Veronica Sotomayor.
Amaya has been playing the women's pro tour since 2009,. She has reached the finals twice. First, Amaya was in the final of the 2013 Abierto Mexicano de Racquetas tournament, where she lost to Paola Longoria, and most recently, she was a finalist in the 2017 New Jersey Open, when she again lost to Longoria. Amaya's career high ranking was 3rd in December 2013. She was named Most Improved LPRT player for 2013.
Amaya plays for Colombia and was a silver medalist at the 2013 World Games, losing in a tie-breaker to Paola Longoria in the final.
She has earned three bronze medals at the Pan American Championships. Her first was in 2014 Pan Am Championships in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, where she lost in the semi-finals to Susana Acosta, 15-10, 14-15, 11-7. In 2015, Amaya was a semi-finalist in both Women's Singles, losing to Veronica Sotomayor of Ecuador, 15-3, 15-8, and Woman's Doubles with Vivian Gomez, losing to Mexicans Longoria and Samantha Salas, 15-6, 15-3.