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Javier Sanchez

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Javier Sanchez
  • Age: 46 (01.02.1968)
  • Birthplace: Pamplona, Spain
  • Residence: Andorra
  • Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
  • Weight: 155 lbs (70 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Turned Pro: 1986
Inactive
Spain

Spain

As of 15.09.2014
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Ranking W-L Titles Prize Money
Career

High

23

06.06.1994

327-335 4 $4,427,811

Singles & Doubles combined

Career

High

9

30.04.1990

379-311 26 $4,427,811

Singles & Doubles combined

1998 IN REVIEW

Fell out of Top 100 in singles after 10 consecutive years, but posted consistent doubles results...Won consecutive singles matches just once at the Tour level, reaching QF in Prague in May...Fell out of Top 100 on Aug. 17 for first time since Oct. 3, 1988...In doubles, won lone title (25th of his career) in Long Island (w/Alonso)...Advanced to QF at Australian and U.S. Opens, along with SF in Memphis, Barcelona and Mercedes Super 9 in Rome (all w/Lobo)...Went 0-3 in Davis Cup doubles...Finished No. 17 in Team Rankings (w/Lobo) and No. 36 individually, his 10th straight Top 50 finish in doubles.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

1987-Finalist in Madrid in singles and doubles, losing to brother Emilio...Doubles title in Sao Paulo (w/Bloom)...1988-Won first Tour singles title in Buenos Aires...1989-Won singles title in Bologna and two of four doubles titles with brother Emilio in Hamburg and Kitzbnhel...1990-Won three doubles titles...1991-Won three doubles titles and finalist in Palermo (w/Emilio)...Surpassed $1 million in career earnings...1992-Finalist in Nice...Won doubles title in Barcelona (w/Gomez)...1993-Singles finalist in Kitzbnhel...Won doubles title in Antwerp (w/W. Ferreira)...1994-Won Bologna...In doubles, won in Nice (w/Woodforde) and Athens stop (w/Lobo)...1995-In doubles, won titles in Gstaad and Umag (w/Lobo)...Duo qualified for their first ATP Tour World Doubles Championship...1996-Won singles title in Tel Aviv...In doubles, won title in Barcelona (w/Lobo)...Finished No. 12 in Team Rankings...1997-Compiled 35-33 singles mark with three SF and six QF...Went 35-21 in doubles, winning four titles (w/Lobo)...Earned a career-high $562,048... CAREER TITLES (4): 1988-Buenos Aires; 1989-Bologna; 1994-Bologna; 1996-Tel Aviv. FINALIST (8): 1987-Madrid; 1989-Sao Paulo; 1991-Umag, Brasilia; 1992-Nice; 1993-Kitzbnhel. 1995-Prague, Tel Aviv. CAREER DOUBLES TITLES (25). FINALIST (18). GRAND SLAM RECORD CAREER989796959493929190898887 AUS. OPEN 2-91ST1ST1ST1ST1ST1ST1ST1ST3RD- - - FRENCH OPEN 7-121ST 1ST1ST2ND1ST2ND1ST1ST4TH1ST2ND2ND WIMBLEDON 3-81ST 2ND1ST- - 1ST2ND2ND- - 1ST1ST US OPEN14-121ST2NDQF1ST1ST3RD3RDQF 1ST2ND1ST1ST

PERSONAL

Ranked as the No. 1 junior in 1986 and won U.S. Open Juniors title that year...Sister Arantxa became first female Spaniard to win French Open in 1989...Sister Marisa played tennis at Pepperdine University...Has a 3-6 career Davis Cup record (3-2 in singles) in seven ties...Wife, Isabel (married Sept. 16, 1994); daughter, Alba (born July 24, 1998).

1998 IN REVIEW


Fell out of Top 100 in singles after 10 consecutive years, but posted consistent doubles results...Won consecutive singles matches just once at the Tour level, reaching QF in Prague in May...Fell out of Top 100 on Aug. 17 for first time since Oct. 3, 1988...In doubles, won lone title (25th of his career) in Long Island (w/Alonso)...Advanced to QF at Australian and U.S. Opens, along with SF in Memphis, Barcelona and Mercedes Super 9 in Rome (all w/Lobo)...Went 0-3 in Davis Cup doubles...Finished No. 17 in Team Rankings (w/Lobo) and No. 36 individually, his 10th straight Top 50 finish in doubles.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS


1987-Finalist in Madrid in singles and doubles, losing to brother Emilio...Doubles title in Sao Paulo (w/Bloom)...1988-Won first Tour singles title in Buenos Aires...1989-Won singles title in Bologna and two of four doubles titles with brother Emilio in Hamburg and Kitzbnhel...1990-Won three doubles titles...1991-Won three doubles titles and finalist in Palermo (w/Emilio)...Surpassed $1 million in career earnings...1992-Finalist in Nice...Won doubles title in Barcelona (w/Gomez)...1993-Singles finalist in Kitzbnhel...Won doubles title in Antwerp (w/W. Ferreira)...1994-Won Bologna...In doubles, won in Nice (w/Woodforde) and Athens stop (w/Lobo)...1995-In doubles, won titles in Gstaad and Umag (w/Lobo)...Duo qualified for their first ATP Tour World Doubles Championship...1996-Won singles title in Tel Aviv...In doubles, won title in Barcelona (w/Lobo)...Finished No. 12 in Team Rankings...1997-Compiled 35-33 singles mark with three SF and six QF...Went 35-21 in doubles, winning four titles (w/Lobo)...Earned a career-high $562,048...CAREER TITLES (4): 1988-Buenos Aires; 1989-Bologna; 1994-Bologna; 1996-Tel Aviv. FINALIST (8): 1987-Madrid; 1989-Sao Paulo; 1991-Umag, Brasilia; 1992-Nice; 1993-Kitzbnhel. 1995-Prague, Tel Aviv.CAREER DOUBLES TITLES (25). FINALIST (18).

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