Ignacio Martínez (tennis)

Ignacio Martínez (born 23 May 1972) is a Mexican former professional tennis player.

Ignacio Martínez
Country (sports) Mexico
Born (1972-05-23) 23 May 1972 (age 48)
Mexico City, Mexico
Height185 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Turned pro1993
Prize money$25,681
Singles
Career titles1–3
Highest rankingNo. 261 (10 October 1994)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ2 (1995)
WimbledonQ1 (1994, 1995)
US OpenQ1 (1995)
Doubles
Highest rankingNo. 523 (28 February 1994)

BiographyEdit

Born in Mexico City, Martínez finished his schooling in San Diego, graduating from St. Augustine High School in 1990.[1]

From 1991 to 1993 he played college tennis at the University of San Diego, before competing briefly on the professional tour.[2]

Martínez reached a best singles ranking of 261 in the world. His best performance in an ATP Tour tournament came on debut, at Long Island in 1994, where he defeated world number 44 Ronald Agénor, then lost in the second round to third seed Michael Chang.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Seeing Martinez is Believing for USD's Collins". Los Angeles Times. 13 November 1991.
  2. ^ "College Roundup : USC Romps to Victory Over UCI in Men's Volleyball". Los Angeles Times. 15 April 1993.
  3. ^ "Tennis; The Washingtons Would Both Love a Breakthrough". The New York Times. 26 August 1994.

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