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Emilio Sanchez

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Emilio Sanchez
  • Age: 49 (29.05.1965)
  • Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
  • Residence: Monte Carlo, Monaco
  • Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
  • Weight: 164 lbs (74 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Turned Pro: 1984
  • Coach: Pato Alvarez


As of 25.05.2015
Ranking W-L Titles Prize Money




427-291 15 $5,339,395

Singles & Doubles combined





529-272 50 $5,339,395

Singles & Doubles combined

Residence: Barcelona, Spain Single
Singles titles: 15, as follows:
1992--(1) Sydney
1991--(3) Barcelona, Rome, Gstaad
1990--(2) Wellington, Estoril
1989--(1) Kitzbuhel
1988--(1) Hilversum
1987--(4) Gstaad, Bordeaux, Kitzbuhel, Madrid
1986--(3) Nice, Munich, Bastad
Doubles titles: 50, as follows: 1995--(2) Atlanta, Montevideo (w/Casal)
1994--(2) Gstaad, Buenos Aires (w/Casal)
1993--(4) Genova, Palermo, Tel Aviv, Sao Paulo (w/Casal)
1992--(4) Sydney, Hamburg, Kitzbuhel, Bordeaux (w/Casal)
1991--(5) Auckland, Stuttgart-indoor, Hamburg, Buzios (w/Casal), Stuttgart-
outdoor (w/Masur)
1990--(7) Brussels (w/Zivojinovic), Estoril, Rome, French Open, Gstaad,
Hilversum, Palermo (w/Casal)
1989--(2) Hamburg, Kitzbuhel (w/brother Javier)
1988--(10) Madrid, Monte Carlo, Stuttgart, Hilversum, Kitzbuhel, U.S. Open,
Barcelona, Itaparica (w/Casal), French Open (w/Gomez), Bologna (w/Javier)
1987--(6) Philadelphia, Nice, Bologna, Bordeaux, Kitzbuhel, Itaparica (w/
1986--(5) Munich, Florence, Gstaad, Bastad, Hamburg (w/Casal)
1985--(3) Kitzbuhel, Geneva, Barcelona (w/Casal)
Year-by-Year Highlights:
1992- RD 16 at Australian Open; Doubles R-up at Milan (w/Casal).
1991- R-up at Schenectady, Palermo; QF at Auckland, Indian Wells,Key Biscayne
Kitzbuhel; Doubles R-up at Schenectady (w/Gomez), Palermo (w/J. Sanchez);
Doubles SF at Estoril, Monte Carlo, Madrid (w/Casal), Gstaad (w/Camporese).
1990- SF at Key Biscayne, Barcelona, Monte Carlo, Rome, Stuttgart, Hilversum,
Kitzbuhel; QF at Indian Wells, Gstaad, Paris-indoor, Moscow; Doubles R-up
at Wellington, Barcelona, Sanctuary Cove; Doubles SF at Moscow (w/Casal).
1989- R-up at Hilversum, Bordeaux; SF at Scottsdale, Itaparica; QF at Key Bis
cayne, Orlando; Doubles SF at Hilversum, Madrid (w/Javier),Bordeaux(w/Casal
1988- R-up at Indian Wells, Bologna, Kitzbuhel; SF at Munich; QF at French
Open, Gstaad, U.S. Open, Stockholm; RD 16 at Key Biscayne; Doubles R-up at
Gstaad (w/Gomez), Masters (w/Casal).
1987- R-up at Nice, Bolgona; SF at Bastad; QF at Indian Wells, Milan, Hamburg
Barcelona, Vienna; RD 16 at French Open, Wimbledon; Doubles R-up at Memphis
Milan, Munich, Wimbledon, Madrid (w/Casal), Bastad, Vienna(w/brother Javier
1986- R-up at Rome; SF at Florence, Gstaad, Hilversum, Kitzbuhel, Hamburg; QF
at Rotterdam, Cincinnati; Doubles R-up at Bari (w/Casal).
1985- QF at Munich, Kitzbuhel, Barcelona; Doubles R-up at Munich, Bastad,
Palermo, Vienna (w/Casal).
1984- SF at Bari; QF at Nice; Doubles SF at Wembley (w/Becker).
Best Grand Slam Results: French Open, 1988 Quarterfinalist, 1987/86/84 RD 16,
1988 Doubles Champion (w/Gomez), 1990 (w/Casal); Wimbledon, 1987 RD 16,
Doubles runner-up (w/Casal); U.S Open, 1988 Quarterfinalist, Doubles champ-
ion (w/Casal); 1991/90 RD 16.
One of the premier doubles players in the world, having qualified for
the year-end finals five years with Sergio Casal. Finished runner-up in 1988
to Leach-Pugh. Has 44 (of 50) career doubles titles with Casal.
Captured a career-best 10 doubles titles (8 w/Casal) in 1988 in addition
to finishing runner-up (silver medalist) at the Seoul Olympic Games.
The Spanish National Champion, runner-up at the Orange Bowl and member
of the winning Spanish Sunshine Cup team in 1983.
Member of the Spanish Davis Cup team from 1984-present.
Comes from a tennis family that includes younger brother Javier, older
sister Marisa and younger sister Arantxia.
Coached by Pato Alvarez who travels with Emilio, Javier and Casal.
Thirteen of his 15 career singles titles have come on clay, winning his
first hardcourt title at Wellington in January 1990. He reached the U.S.
Open quarterfinals in 1988 and the RD 16 at Wimbleon in '87, his best non-
clay Slam results.
Qualified for both the singles and doubles ATP Tour World Championships
in 1990.
Broke into the top 10 for the first time in 1990, ending the year at No.
8. Has finished in the top 20 the last six years. Compiled a 50-25 match
record and earned a career-high $734,286 in '90.

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