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Ana Sofía Sánchez Palau (American Spanish: [ana soˈfi.a ˈsantʃes]; born 13 April 1994) is a Mexican tennis player.

Ana Sofía Sánchez
Full nameAna Sofía Sánchez Palau
Country (sports) Mexico
Born (1994-04-13) 13 April 1994 (age 25)
San Luis Potosí
Height1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
PlaysLeft-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$152,156
Singles
Career record290–210
Career titles12 ITF
Highest ranking255 (25 June 2018)
Current ranking341 (29 July 2019)
Doubles
Career record164–166
Career titles9 ITF
Highest ranking221 (15 August 2016)
Current ranking427 (29 July 2019)
Team competitions
Fed Cup10–10
Last updated on: 30 July 2019.

Sánchez has won twelve singles and eight doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit.

Her best result so far on the WTA Tour in singles came when she reached the second-round at the Monterrey Open in 2018. She beat Usue Maitane Arconada in the first round before losing to Sachia Vickery.

In doubles, she reached the semi-final in Florianopolis in August 2016 with partner Montserrat González. The pair lost 2–6, 1–6 to third-seeded Tímea Babos and Réka Luca Jani.

On 25 June 2018, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 255. On 15 August 2016, she peaked at No. 221 in the doubles rankings.

In 2012, Sánchez made her debut for the Mexico Fed Cup team.

ITF finalsEdit

Singles: 23 (12–11)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (7–8)
Clay (5–3)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Jun 2011 ITF Zacatecas, Mexico $10,000 Hard   Jessica Roland 6–2, 1–6, 6–3
Win 2–0 Apr 2012 ITF Chosica-Lima, Peru $10,000 Clay   Anastasia Kharchenko 7–5, 6–1
Win 3–0 May 2012 ITF Rosario, Argentina $10,000 Clay   Guadalupe Moreno 6–1, 6–3
Loss 3–1 Jun 2013 ITF Quintana Roo, Mexico $10,000 Hard   Montserrat Gonzalez 6–4, 6–7(4–7), 6–7(1–7)
Win 4–1 Jun 2013 ITF Quintana Roo, Mexico $10,000 Hard   Montserrat Gonzalez 6–3, 6–2
Win 5–1 Jun 2013 ITF Quintana Roo, Mexico $10,000 Hard   Marcela Zacarías 6–1, 6–3
Loss 5–2 Aug 2013 ITF San Luis Potosí, Mexico $15,000 Hard   Jelena Pandžić 4–6, 4–6
Loss 5–3 Oct 2013 ITF Victoria, Mexico $15,000 Hard   Victoria Rodríguez 2–6, 6–4, 0–4 ret.
Win 6–3 Nov 2013 ITF Lima, Peru $10,000 Clay   Francesca Segarelli 6–3, 5–7, 6–4
Win 7–3 May 2014 ITF Sousse, Tunisia $10,000 Hard   Nuria Párrizas Díaz 6–1, 6–2
Win 8–3 May 2014 ITF Sousse, Tunisia $10,000 Hard   Lina Gjorcheska 6–3, 6–1
Loss 8–4 Jun 2014 ITF Quintana Roo, Mexico $10,000 Hard   Victoria Rodríguez 6–4, 2–6, 4–6
Win 9–4 Jun 2014 ITF Quintana Roo, Mexico $10,000 Hard   Allie Will 3–6, 6–0, 6–0
Win 10–4 Jun 2014 ITF Quintana Roo, Mexico $10,000 Hard   Marcela Zacarías 4–6, 6–4, 6–0
Loss 10–5 Aug 2015 ITF Buenos Aires, Argentina $10,000 Clay   Daniela Seguel 2–6, 2–6
Loss 10–6 Apr 2016 ITF León, Mexico $10,000 Hard   Renata Zarazua 6–2, 3–6, 3–6
Loss 10–7 Jul 2017 ITF Amstelveen, Netherlands $15,000 Clay   Lisa Matviyenko 6–7(5–7), 2–6
Win 11–7 Jul 2017 ITF Brussels, Belgium $15,000 Clay   Mirjam Björklund 3–6, 6–4, 6–1
Win 12–7 Sep 2017 ITF Schoonhoven, Netherlands $15,000 Clay   Marina Melnikova 6–3, 6–4
Loss 12–8 Dec 2017 ITF Santa Cruz, Bolivia $15,000 Clay   Fernanda Brito 4–6, 3–6
Loss 12–9 Feb 2018 ITF Surprise, United States $25,000 Hard   Yanina Wickmayer 6–3, 3–6, 4–6
Loss 12–10 Jan 2019 ITF Petit-Bourg, France $25,000 Hard   Urszula Radwańska 1–6, 6–2, 1–6
Loss 12–11 Apr 2019 ITF Cancun, Mexico $15,000 Hard   Marcela Zacarías 0–6, 5–7

Doubles: 23 (9–14)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (2–8)
Clay (7–6)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Aug 2012 ITF Trujillo, Peru $10,000 Clay   Aranza Salut   Patricia Kú Flores
  Katherine Miranda Chang
3–6, 6–1, [11–9]
Loss 1–1 Aug 2012 ITF Lima, Peru $10,000 Clay   Aranza Salut   Eduarda Piai
  Karina Venditti
4–6, 6–3, [8–10]
Loss 1–2 Sep 2012 ITF Buenos Aires, Argentina $10,000 Clay   Aranza Salut   Andrea Benítez
  Camila Silva
3–6, 0–6
Win 2–2 May 2013 ITF Villa María, Argentina $10,000 Clay   Camila Silva   Victoria Bosio
  Aranza Salut
6–1, 6–2
Loss 2–3 Jun 2013 ITF Quintana Roo, Mexico $10,000 Hard   Daniela Schippers   Danielle Mills
  Francesca Segarelli
2–6, 4–6
Loss 2–4 Jun 2013 ITF Quintana Roo, Mexico $10,000 Hard   Daniela Schippers   Akari Inoue
  Julia Moriarty
7–5, 6–7(4–7), [10–12]
Loss 2–5 Aug 2013 ITF San Luis Potosí, Mexico $15,000 Hard   Marcela Zacarías   Carolina Betancourt
  Camila Fuentes
2–6, 3–6
Loss 2–6 Oct 2013 ITF Victoria, Mexico $15,000 Hard   Hsu Chieh-yu   María Fernanda Álvarez Terán
  María Irigoyen
6–7(2–7), 3–6
Win 3–6 Nov 2013 ITF Lima, Peru $10,000 Clay   Francesca Segarelli   Daniela Farfan
  María Fernanda Herazo González
0–6, 6–4, [10–8]
Loss 3–7 May 2014 ITF Sousse, Tunisia $10,000 Hard   Chantal Škamlová   Alexandra Nancarrow
  Olga Parres Azcoitia
4–6, 2–6
Loss 3–8 Mar 2015 ITF Irapuato, Mexico $25,000 Hard   Ayaka Okuno   Marcela Zacarías
  Victoria Rodríguez
1–6, 5–7
Loss 3–9 May 2015 ITF Ciudad Obregón, Mexico $15,000 Hard   Francesca Segarelli   Marcela Zacarías
  Victoria Rodríguez
3–6, 1–6
Win 4–9 Aug 2015 ITF San Luis Potosí, Mexico $15,000 Hard   Montserrat González   Maria-Fernanda Alves
  Laura Pigossi
6–4, 3–6, [10–8]
Win 5–9 Nov 2015 ITF Santiago de Chile, Chile $10,000 Clay   Montserrat González   Catalina Pella
  Daniela Seguel
6–4, 7–6(7–3)
Win 6–9 Nov 2016 ITF Santiago de Chile, Chile $10,000 Clay   Victoria Rodríguez   Fernanda Brito
  Camila Giangreco Campiz
7–5, 7–5
Loss 6–10 Jun 2017 ITF Sassuolo, Italy $15,000 Clay   Carla Lucero   Federica Arcidiacono
  Martina Spigarelli
w/o
Loss 6–11 Aug 2017 ITF Vienna, Austria $15,000 Clay   Lucrezia Stefanini   Anastasia Grymalska
  Dalila Spiteri
6–0, 3–6, [8–10]
Loss 6–12 Aug 2017 ITF Oldenzaal, Netherlands $15,000 Clay   Paula Ormaechea   Deborah Kerfs
  Chiara Scholl
5–7, 3–6
Loss 6–13 Dec 2017 ITF Santiago, Chile $25,000 Clay   Carolina Alves   Tamaryn Hendler
  Anastasia Pivovarova
5–7, 2–6
Loss 6–14 Dec 2017 ITF Luque, Paraguay $15,000 Hard   Montserrat Gonzalez   Thaisa Grana Pedretti
  Noelia Zeballos
2–6, 4–6
Win 7–14 May 2018 ITF La Bisbal d'Empordà, Spain $25,000+H Clay   Jamie Loeb   Yvonne Cavalle Reimers
  Chiara Scholl
6–3, 6–2
Win 8–14 July 2019 ITF Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain $25,000 Hard   Victoria Rodríguez   Alba Carrillo Marín
  Angela Fita Boluda
6–3, 6–3
Win 8–14 August 2019 ITF Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain $25,000+H Hard   Victoria Rodríguez   Marina Bassols Ribera
  Shuo Feng
6–3, 7–5

Fed Cup participationEdit

SinglesEdit

Edition Round Date Location Against Surface Opponent W/L Score
2012 Fed Cup Americas Zone Apr 2012 Guadelajara, Mexico   Costa Rica Clay Ximena Mino W 6–2, 7–5
Americas Zone Apr 2012 Guadelajara, Mexico   Chile Clay Andrea Koch Benvenuto L 3–6, 1–6
Americas Zone Apr 2012 Guadelajara, Mexico   Puerto Rico Clay Monica Puig L 3–6, 5–7
Americas Zone Apr 2012 Guadelajara, Mexico   Uruguay Clay María José Pintos W 6–0, 6–1
Americas Zone Apr 2012 Guadelajara, Mexico   Trinidad and Tobago Clay Yolande Leacock W 6–4, 3–6, 6–1

ReferencesEdit