David Sánchez (tennis)

David Sánchez Muñoz (born 20 April 1978) is a retired Spanish tennis player. He turned professional in 1997. In 2003 he won both the Open Romania and the Movistar Open. He reached his career high singles ranking of World No. 41 on 24 February 2003.

David Sánchez
Country (sports) Spain
ResidenceZamora, Spain
Born (1978-04-20) 20 April 1978 (age 42)
Zamora, Spain
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro1997
Retired2005
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
CoachJosé Luis Aparisi
Prize money$1,451,767
Singles
Career record86–118
Career titles2
Highest rankingNo. 41 (24 February 2003)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2003, 2004)
French Open3R (2001, 2005)
Wimbledon1R (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004)
US Open2R (2004)
Doubles
Career record9–21
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 180 (4 October 2004)

During his third round run at the 2001 French Open, Sánchez defeated the previous year's finalist Magnus Norman and former champion Carlos Moya in five sets, and took a set off Roger Federer.

ATP career finalsEdit

Singles: 2 (2–0)Edit

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 1. Feb 2003 Viña del Mar, Chile Clay   Marcelo Ríos 1–6, 6–3, 6–3
Win 2. Sep 2003 Bucharest, Romania Clay   Nicolás Massú 6–2, 6–2

Wins over top 10 ranked playersEdit

Season 2001 2002 2003 Total
Wins 1 1 1 3

Wins Over Top 10s Per SeasonEdit

# Player Rank Event Surface Rd Score
2001
1.   Magnus Norman 9 French Open, Paris, France Clay 1R 4–6, 4–6, 7–6(7–4), 6–1, 6–2
2002
2.   Juan Carlos Ferrero 8 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay 2R 5–7, 6–4, 6–3
2003
3.   Paradorn Srichaphan 10 Barcelona, Spain Clay 2R 6–0, 6–2

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