- María Sánchez Lorenzo
María Sánchez Lorenzo Country Spain Born November 7, 1977
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in) Turned pro 1994 Retired 2006 Plays Right-handed Career prize money USD 1.268.365 Singles Highest ranking 33 (April 5, 2004) Grand Slam results Australian Open 4r (1999) French Open 3r (1999, 2003) Wimbledon 3r (1999) US Open 3r (2003)
Her highest WTA ranking has been World No. 33, a position she achieved on April 5, 2004.
She played two handed on both sides, and her favourite surface was the hardcourt, being both of this unusual for a Spanish tennis player.
At the 2005 French Open, Lorenzo defeated reigning champion Anastasia Myskina in 3 sets in the first round, which became the first time the reigning champ of the French open lost in the first round.
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