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 44)
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)
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian Open1R (2003, 2004)
French Open1R (2004)
Wimbledon1R (2004)
US Open2R (2004)
Last updated on: 21 December 2021.


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 titles)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP Masters Series (0–0)
ATP Championship Series (0–0)
ATP International Series (2–0)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (2–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Finals by setting
Outdoors (2–1)
Indoors (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Feb 2003 Viña del Mar, Chile International Series Clay   Marcelo Ríos 1–6, 6–3, 6–3
Win 2–0 Sep 2003 Bucharest, Romania International Series Clay   Nicolás Massú 6–2, 6–2

ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finalsEdit

Singles: 12 (5–7)Edit

Legend
ATP Challenger (5–7)
ITF Futures (0–0)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (5–7)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Sep 1999 Brasov, Romania Challenger Clay   Thierry Guardiola 6–2, 0–6, 6–2
Win 2–0 Mar 2000 Lisbon, Portugal Challenger Clay   Jiri Vanek 6–4, 3–6, 6–2
Win 3–0 Jun 2000 Lugano, Switzerland Challenger Clay   Attila Savolt 6–3, 6–2
Loss 3–1 Jul 2000 Ulm, Germany Challenger Clay   Germán Puentes 3–6, 3–6
Loss 3–2 Sep 2000 Graz, Austria Challenger Clay   Michal Tabara 5–7, 0–6
Loss 3–3 Apr 2001 Paget, Bermuda Challenger Clay   Jose Acasuso 6–7(4–7), 1–6
Win 4–3 Sep 2001 Kiev, Ukraine Challenger Clay   Attila Savolt 4–6, 6–3, 6–3
Loss 4–4 Oct 2001 Cagliari, Italy Challenger Clay   Fernando Vicente 6–4, 2–6, 4–6
Win 5–4 Jun 2002 Braunschweig, Germany Challenger Clay   Jose Acasuso 5–1 ret.
Loss 5–5 Sep 2002 Szczecin, Poland Challenger Clay   Nikolay Davydenko 3–6, 3–6
Loss 5–6 Aug 2003 San Marino, San Marino Challenger Clay   Alessio Di Mauro 3–6, 2–3 ret.
Loss 5–7 Sep 2004 Szczecin, Poland Challenger Clay   Edgardo Massa 2–6, 2–6

Performance timelineEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# DNQ A NH
(W) winner; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (NH) not held; (SR) strike rate (events won / competed); (W–L) win–loss record.

SinglesEdit

Tournament 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open Q2 A A 1R 1R 2R 2R 1R 0 / 5 2–5 29%
French Open Q1 A Q3 3R 2R 1R 1R 3R 0 / 5 5–5 50%
Wimbledon A A A 1R 1R 1R 1R A 0 / 4 0–4 0%
US Open A A 1R 1R 1R 1R 2R A 0 / 5 1–5 17%
Win–loss 0–0 0–0 0–1 2–4 1–4 1–4 2–4 2–2 0 / 19 8–19 30%
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells A A A Q1 1R 1R 2R A 0 / 3 1–3 25%
Miami A A A A 1R 1R 2R A 0 / 3 1–3 25%
Monte Carlo A A A A A 1R 2R Q2 0 / 2 1–2 33%
Hamburg A A A Q2 2R 2R 1R 1R 0 / 4 2–4 33%
Rome A A A A A 1R 3R Q1 0 / 2 2–2 50%
Canada A A A A A A 1R A 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Cincinnati A A A A A 1R A A 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Madrid Not Held Q1 A 1R A 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Win–loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–3 1–6 5–7 0–1 0 / 17 7–17 29%

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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