Olivia Sanchez

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Olivia Sanchez
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Olivia Sanchez at the 2008 US Open
Country (sports)  France
Residence Paris, France
Born (1982-11-17) 17 November 1982 (age 34)
Paris, France
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Turned pro 1998
Retired 2012
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US$376,039
Singles
Career record 287 - 209
Career titles 0 WTA, 12 ITF
Highest ranking No. 90 (9 June 2008)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q3 (2008)
French Open 2R (2008, 2010)
Wimbledon Q1 (2008, 2010, 2011)
US Open 1R (2007, 2008)
Doubles
Career record 20 - 49
Career titles 0 WTA, 1 ITF
Highest ranking No. 427 (6 December 2010)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open 1R (2007, 2008)
Last updated on: 26 June 2016.

Olivia Sanchez (born 17 November 1982 in Paris) is a retired professional French female tennis player.

Sanchez has won 12 singles and 1 doubles titles on the ITF circuit in her career. On 9 June 2008, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 90. On 6 December 2010, she peaked at world number 427 in the doubles rankings.

Personal[edit]

Coached by Norbert Palmier. Paternal grandparents are Spanish.

Tennis career[edit]

2007[edit]

In May she received a wildcard into the main draw of the 2007 French Open, but lost in 6–3, 4–6, 3–6, to American Shenay Perry in the first round.

She reached five ITF singles finals, winning four in Spain, Portugal, France and Mexico. Sanchez won her first $75,000 ITF tournament in September 2007 at the Open Engie Porte du Hainaut, defeating Anastasiya Yakimova in the final.

2008[edit]

In January 2008 Australian Open She defeated Czech Zuzana Ondrášková and Ukrainian Yuliya Beygelzimer, but then lost to Russian Alisa Kleybanova in the final round of qualifying in straight sets.

In February she made her WTA Tour main draw debut at the 2008 Abierto Mexicano Telcel won first round German Martina Müller, but lost in 1–6, 5–7, to Romanian Sorana Cîrstea in the Second round.

She received a wildcard into the main draw of the 2008 French Open, but lost in 2–6, 6–7(4–7), to Italian Karin Knapp in the Second round. As of 9 June 2008, Sanchez reached her highest singles ranking of World Number 90 on 9 June 2008.

2010[edit]

She received a wildcard into the main draw of the 2010 French Open, but lost in 5–7, 2–6, to French Marion Bartoli in the Second round.

She reached five ITF singles finals, winning four in United States, Brazil, Spain and France.

Sanchez retirement from tennis 2012.

Career statistics[edit]

Singles Finals (12–10)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 29 June 1998 Mont-de-Marsan, France Clay France Stephanie Testard 2–6, 5–7
Winner 1. 1 November 1999 Saint-Raphaël, France Hard (i) Germany Magdalena Kučerová 6-1, 1-6, 7-5
Runner-up 2. 15 November 1999 Deauville, France Clay (i) France Virginie Razzano 4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 3. 18 September 2000 Sunderland, United Kingdom Hard (i) United Kingdom Hannah Collin 3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 4. 30 September 2001 Sunderland, United Kingdom Hard (i) Sweden Sofia Arvidsson 3–6, 6–2, 0–6
Runner-up 5. 27 January 2002 Belfort, France Hard (i) Germany Sandra Klösel 4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 6. 1 May 2006 Vic, Spain Clay Spain Nuria Sánchez García 2–6, 6–7(8–10)
Winner 2. 19 June 2006 Montpellier, France Clay France Stéphanie Vongsouthi 6–7(6–8) 6–0, 6–0
Runner-up 7. 23 July 2006 Vittel, France Clay Australia Jarmila Wolfe 4–6, 0–6
Winner 3. 19 September 2006 Madrid, Spain Hard United Kingdom Katie O'Brien 6–7(7–9), 6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 8. 8 July 2007 Mont-de-Marsan, France Clay Greece Anna Gerasimou 3–6, 6–2, 4–6
Winner 4. 5 August 2007 Vigo, Spain Hard New Zealand Marina Erakovic w/o
Winner 5. 4 August 2007 Coimbra, Portugal Hard Portugal Neuza Silva 7–6(10–8), 6–1
Winner 6. 3 September 2007 Denain, France Clay Belarus Anastasiya Yakimova 6–2, 1–6, 6–1
Winner 7. 28 October 2007 Mexico City, Mexico Hard Liechtenstein Stephanie Vogt 2–6, 6–2, 6–2
Winner 8. 1 February 2010 Rancho Mirage, United States Hard Slovenia Tadeja Majerič 7–5, 6–0
Winner 9. 8 February 2010 Laguna Niguel, United States Hard Luxembourg Mandy Minella 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 9. 9 May 2010 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Clay Peru Bianca Botto 2–6, 6–1, 4–6
Winner 10. 16 May 2010 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Clay Peru Bianca Botto 6–4, 6–3
Winner 11. 4 June 2010 Pozoblanco, Spain Hard Spain Beatriz García Vidagany 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 10. 18 July 2010 Contrexéville, France Clay Australia Jelena Dokic 6–4, 3–6, 1–6
Winner 12. 25 April 2011 San Severo, Italy Clay Italy Alice Moroni 6–2, 6–1

Doubles Finals (1–0)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
Winner 1. 7 September 1998 Denain, France Clay France Amandine Dulon South Africa Lincky Ackron
South Africa Karyn Bacon
5–7, 7–5, 6–3

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