Maria Sanchez

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Maria Sanchez
2014 US Open (Tennis) - Qualifying Rounds - Maria Sanchez (14828043539).jpg
Full nameMaria Victoria Sanchez
Country (sports)Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Residence Boca Raton, Florida
Born (1989-11-26) November 26, 1989 (age 30)
Modesto, California
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Turned pro2011
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$595,139
Singles
Career record242–210 (53.5%)
Career titles0 WTA, 2 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 107 (8 July 2013)
Current rankingNo. 395 (3 February 2020)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q2 (2013, 2016)
French Open Q2 (2013, 2015)
Wimbledon Q2 (2013, 2015)
US Open 1R (2013)
Doubles
Career record277–155 (64.1%)
Career titles3 WTA, 1 WTA 125K, 21 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 56 (26 September 2016)
Current rankingNo. 92 (3 February 2020)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2016, 2017)
French Open 1R (2016, 2017)
Wimbledon 3R (2016)
US Open 2R (2012, 2015, 2016)
Last updated on: 3 February 2020.

Maria Sanchez (born November 26, 1989) is a professional tennis player from the United States. On July 8, 2013, she reached her career-high WTA singles ranking of world No. 107. On April 22, 2019, she reached her highest doubles ranking of No. 51. Sanchez is primarily a doubles player. In doubles, she has won three WTA titles, one WTA 125K series title, and 21 ITF titles. She has also won 2 ITF singles titles.

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Maria Sanchez, 2013

College

Sanchez attended the University of Southern California where she was a three-time All-American in singles and doubles. She was the No. 1 collegiate player throughout the 2011–2012 season and was named the ITA Senior Player of the Year. While at USC, star quarterback Matt Barkley was quoted as saying that Sanchez was his favorite athlete on campus.

Career

2012

In Sanchez's first full season on tour, she climbed over 530 spots in the world rankings. Sanchez captured the 2012 FSP Gold River Women's Challenger $50,000 title in Northern California, defeating Jessica Pegula in a three-set final. The win marked her first pro title. Sanchez quickly added a second title at the Coleman Vision Championships $75,000 event in Albuquerque, New Mexico in September, where she defeated American teenager Lauren Davis 6–1, 6–1.

WTA career finals

Doubles: 5 (3 titles, 2 runners-up)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (3–2)
Finals by surface
Hard (2–2)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (0–0)
Carpet (1–0)
OutcomeNo.DateTournamentSurfacePartnerOpponentsScore
Winner1.4 January 2014 ASB Classic Auckland, New ZealandHard Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Sharon Fichman Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Lucie Hradecká
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Michaëlla Krajicek
2–6, 6–0, [10–4]
Runner-up1.6 March 2016 Monterrey Open, MexicoHard Flag of Croatia.svg Petra Martić Flag of Spain.svg Anabel Medina Garrigues
Flag of Spain.svg Arantxa Parra Santonja
6–4, 5–7, [7–10]
Winner2.16 September 2018 Tournoi de Québec, CanadaCarpet (i) Flag of the United States.svg Asia Muhammad Flag of Croatia.svg Darija Jurak
Flag of Switzerland.svg Xenia Knoll
6–4, 6–3
Winner3.7 April 2019Monterrey Open, MexicoHard Flag of the United States.svg Asia Muhammad Flag of Australia (converted).svg Monique Adamczak
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jessica Moore
7–6(7–2), 6–4
Runner-up2.3 August 2019 Washington Open, USAHard Flag of Hungary.svg Fanny Stollár Flag of the United States.svg Coco Gauff
Flag of the United States.svg Caty McNally
2–6, 2–6

WTA 125K series finals

Doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)

ResultW–LDateTournamentSurfacePartnerOpponentsScore
Loss0–1 Sep 2018 WTA Chicago, United StatesHard Flag of the United States.svg Asia Muhammad Flag of Germany.svg Mona Barthel
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Kristýna Plíšková
3–6, 2–6
Win1–1 Mar 2019 WTA Guadalajara, MexicoHard Flag of Hungary.svg Fanny Stollár Flag of Sweden.svg Cornelia Lister
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Renata Voráčová
7–5, 6–1

ITF Circuit finals

Singles: 8 (2 titles, 6 runners-up)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 / $80,000 tournaments (1–2)
$50,000 tournaments (1–2)
$25,000 tournaments (0–2)
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (2–4)
Clay (0–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
ResultW–LDateTournamentTierSurfaceOpponentScore
Loss0–1Apr 2012 ITF Indian Harbour Beach, United States$50,000Clay Flag of the United States.svg Grace Min 4–6, 6–7
Win1–1 May 2012 ITF Sacramento, United States$50,000Hard Flag of the United States.svg Jessica Pegula 4–6, 6–3, 6–1
Win2–1 Sep 2012 ITF Albuquerque, United States$75,000Hard Flag of the United States.svg Lauren Davis 6–1, 6–1
Loss2–2 Nov 2012 ITF Phoenix, United States$75,000Hard Flag of the United States.svg Madison Keys 3–6, 6–7
Loss2–3May 2014ITF Raleigh, United States$25,000Clay Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Heidi El Tabakh 3–6, 4–6
Loss2–4 Nov 2014 ITF Toronto, Canada$50,000Hard (i) Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Gabriela Dabrowski 4–6, 6–2, 6–7(7–9)
Loss2–5Feb 2015ITF Rancho Santa Fe, United States$25,000Hard Flag of the United States.svg CiCi Bellis 2–6, 0–6
Loss2–6 Sep 2017 ITF Albuquerque, United States$80,000Hard Flag of the United States.svg Emina Bektas 4–6, 2–6

Doubles: 41 (21 titles, 20 runners-up)

OutcomeNo.DateTournamentSurfacePartnerOpponentsScore
Winner1.20 July 2009 Evansville, U.S.Hard Flag of the United States.svg Yasmin Schnack Flag of the United States.svg Kaitlyn Christian
Flag of the United States.svg Lindsey Nelson
4–6, 6–1, [10–4]
Runner-up1.12 July 2010 Atlanta, U.S.Hard Flag of the United States.svg Irina Falconi Flag of the United States.svg Kristy Frilling
Flag of Israel.svg Julia Glushko
2–6, 6–2, 4–6
Winner2.26 July 2010 St. Joseph, U.S.Hard Flag of the United States.svg Ellen Tsay Flag of Thailand.svg Noppawan Lertcheewakarn
Flag of Venezuela.svg Gabriela Paz
4–6, 6–4, 6–4
Runner-up2.27 September 2010 Las Vegas, U.S.Hard Flag of the United States.svg Irina Falconi Flag of the United States.svg Lindsay Lee-Waters
Flag of the United States.svg Megan Moulton-Levy
6–1, 5–7, 4–6
Winner3.12 September 2011 Redding, U.S.Hard Flag of the United States.svg Yasmin Schnack Flag of the United States.svg Brittany Augustine
Flag of the United States.svg Whitney Jones
7–6, 4–6, 6–2
Runner-up3.7 November 2011 Phoenix, U.S.Hard Flag of the United States.svg Yasmin Schnack Flag of the United States.svg Jamie Hampton
Flag of Croatia.svg Ajla Tomljanović
6–3, 3–6, 3–6
Winner4.30 January 2012 Rancho Santa Fe, U.S.Hard Flag of the United States.svg Yasmin Schnack Flag of Ukraine.svg Irina Buryachok
Flag of Ukraine.svg Elizaveta Ianchuk
7–6(7–4), 4–6, [10–8]
Winner5.13 February 2012 Surprise, U.S.Hard Flag of the United States.svg Yasmin Schnack Flag of Romania.svg Mihaela Buzărnescu
Flag of Russia.svg Valeria Solovyeva
6–4, 6–3
Winner6.23 April 2012 Charlottesville, U.S.Clay Flag of the United States.svg Yasmin Schnack Flag of Israel.svg Julia Glushko
Flag of Russia.svg Elena Bovina
6–2, 6–2
Runner-up4.28 May 2012 Sacramento, U.S.Hard Flag of the United States.svg Kaitlyn Christian Flag of the United States.svg Yasmin Schnack
Flag of the United States.svg Asia Muhammad
3–6, 6–7
Runner-up5.17 September 2012 Albuquerque, U.S.Hard Flag of the United States.svg Irina Falconi Flag of the United States.svg Yasmin Schnack
Flag of the United States.svg Asia Muhammad
2–6, 6–1, [10–12]
Runner-up6.15 April 2013 Dothan, U.S.Hard Flag of the United States.svg Irina Falconi Flag of the United States.svg Julia Cohen
Flag of Germany.svg Tatjana Maria
4–6, 6–4, [9–11]
Winner7.3 June 2013 Nottingham, U.K.Grass Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Nicola Slater Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Gabriela Dabrowski
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Sharon Fichman
4–6, 6–3, [10–8]
Runner–up7.16 February 2014 Midland, U.S.Hard (i) Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Sharon Fichman Flag of Georgia.svg Anna Tatishvili
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Heather Watson
5–7, 7–5, [6–10]
Runner–up8.21 April 2014 Charlottesville, U.S.Clay Flag of the United States.svg Irina Falconi Flag of the United States.svg Asia Muhammad
Flag of the United States.svg Taylor Townsend
3–6, 1–6
Runner–up9.6 June 2014 Nottingham, U.K.Grass Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Sharon Fichman Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Jocelyn Rae
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Anna Smith
6–7(5–7), 6–4, [5–10]
Runner–up10.7 July 2014 Sacramento, U.S.Hard Flag of the United States.svg Zoë Gwen Scandalis Flag of Russia.svg Daria Gavrilova
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Storm Sanders
2–6, 1–6
Winner8.3 August 2014 Vancouver, CanadaHard Flag of the United States.svg Asia Muhammad Flag of the United States.svg Jamie Loeb
Flag of the United States.svg Allie Will
6–3, 1–6, [10–8]
Runner–up11.28 September 2014 Las Vegas, U.S.Hard Flag of the United States.svg Asia Muhammad Flag of Paraguay.svg Verónica Cepede Royg
Flag of Argentina.svg María Irigoyen
3–6, 7–5, [9–11]
Winner9.19 October 2014 Tampico, MexicoHard Flag of Croatia.svg Petra Martić Flag of Russia.svg Valeria Savinykh
Flag of Ukraine.svg Kateryna Bondarenko
3–6, 6–3, [10–2]
Winner10.31 October 2014 Toronto, CanadaHard (i) Flag of the United States.svg Taylor Townsend Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Gabriela Dabrowski
Flag of Germany.svg Tatjana Maria
7–5, 4–6, [15–13]
Runner–up12.9 November 2014 Captiva Island, U.S.Hard Flag of the United States.svg Asia Muhammad Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Gabriela Dabrowski
Flag of the United States.svg Anna Tatishvili
3–6, 3–6
Runner–up13.16 February 2015 Surprise, U.S.Hard Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Johanna Konta Flag of the United States.svg Jacqueline Cako
Flag of the United States.svg Kaitlyn Christian
4–6, 7–5, [7–10]
Winner11.25 April 2015 Dothan, U.S.Clay Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Johanna Konta Flag of Brazil.svg Paula Cristina Gonçalves
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Petra Krejsová
6–3, 6–4
Winner12.3 May 2015 Charlottesville, U.S.Clay Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Françoise Abanda Flag of Ukraine.svg Olga Ianchuk
Flag of Russia.svg Irina Khromacheva
6–1, 6–3
Winner13.10 May 2015 Indian Harbour Beach, U.S.Clay Flag of the United States.svg Taylor Townsend Flag of the United States.svg Alexandra Stevenson
Flag of Russia.svg Angelina Gabueva
6–0, 6–1
Winner14.17 August 2015 Vancouver, CanadaHard Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Johanna Konta Flag of Romania.svg Raluca Olaru
Flag of the United States.svg Anna Tatishvili
7–6(7–5), 6–4
Runner–up14.October 24, 2015 Saguenay, CanadaHard (i) Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Sharon Fichman Flag of Romania.svg Mihaela Buzărnescu
Flag of Poland.svg Justyna Jegiołka
6–7(6–8), 6–4, [7–10]
Winner15.October 30, 2015 Toronto, CanadaHard (i) Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Sharon Fichman Flag of the United States.svg Kristie Ahn
Flag of Hungary.svg Fanny Stollár
6–2, 6–7(6–8), [10–6]
Winner16.31 January 2016 Maui, U.S.Hard Flag of the United States.svg Asia Muhammad Flag of the United States.svg Jessica Pegula
Flag of the United States.svg Taylor Townsend
6–2, 3–6, [10–6]
Runner-up15.8 May 2016 Indian Harbour Beach, U.S.Clay Flag of the United States.svg Jessica Pegula Flag of Israel.svg Julia Glushko
Flag of Russia.svg Alexandra Panova
5–7, 4–6
Runner-up16.4 June 2016 Eastbourne, U.K.Grass Flag of the United States.svg Asia Muhammad Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Yang Zhaoxuan
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Zhang Kailin
6–7(5–7), 1–6
Winner17.24 September 2016 Albuquerque, U.S.Hard Flag of the Netherlands.svg Michaëlla Krajicek Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Elise Mertens
Flag of Luxembourg.svg Mandy Minella
6–2, 6–4
Winner18.2 October 2016 Las Vegas, U.S.Hard Flag of the Netherlands.svg Michaëlla Krajicek Flag of the United States.svg Jamie Loeb
Flag of South Africa.svg Chanel Simmonds
7–5, 6–1
Runner-up17.17 September 2017 Redding, U.S.Hard Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Harriet Dart Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Daneika Borthwick
Flag of Montenegro.svg Ana Veselinović
3–6, 4–6
Winner19.21 October 2017 Florence, U.S.Hard Flag of the United States.svg Taylor Townsend Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Tara Moore
Flag of Switzerland.svg Amra Sadiković
6–1, 6–2
Runner-up18.18 November 2017 Norman, U.S.Hard Flag of the United States.svg Caitlin Whoriskey Flag of the United States.svg Chiara Scholl
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Tamaryn Hendler
6–3, 3–6, [6–10]
Runner-up19.4 February 2018 Midland, U.S.Hard (i) Flag of the United States.svg Jessica Pegula Flag of the United States.svg Kaitlyn Christian
Flag of the United States.svg Sabrina Santamaria
5–7, 6–4, [8–10]
Runner-up20.14 April 2018 Indian Harbour Beach, U.S.Hard Flag of the United States.svg Jessica Pegula Flag of Romania.svg Irina Bara
Flag of Spain.svg Sílvia Soler Espinosa
4–6, 2–6
Winner20.3 November 2018 Toronto, CanadaHard (i) Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Sharon Fichman Flag of Poland.svg Maja Chwalińska
Flag of Bulgaria.svg Elitsa Kostova
6–0, 6–4
Winner21.9 Feb 2020 Midland, United StatesHard (i) Flag of the United States.svg Caroline Dolehide Flag of Russia.svg Valeria Savinykh
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Yanina Wickmayer
6–3, 6–4

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