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Martinez Sanchez makes Korea Open semis

Martinez Sanchez makes Korea Open semis

SEOUL, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez and Polona Hercog beat higher seeded players Friday in quarterfinal play of the Hansol Korea Open tennis tournament.
Goerges advances to quarterfinals in Korea

Goerges advances to quarterfinals in Korea

SEOUL, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Third-seeded Julia Goerges was one of four straight-set winners Thursday as the quarterfinals were set for the Hansol Korea Open tennis tournament.
Dushevina knocks out Korea Open top seed

Dushevina knocks out Korea Open top seed

SEOUL, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Vera Dushevina ousted top-seeded Francesca Schiavone in first-round play Tuesday at the Hansol Korea Open tennis tournament in Seoul.

Martinez Sanchez claims Gastein victory

BAD GASTEIN, Austria, July 17 (UPI) -- Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez downed Patricia Mayr-Achleitner in straight sets Sunday to claim the Gastein Ladies Open in Austria.

Unsung Austrian makes Gastein finals

BAD GASTEIN, Austria, July 16 (UPI) -- Wildcard Patricia Mayr-Achleitner delighted her Austrian countrymen Saturday by blanking Ksenia Pervak in the semifinals of the Gastein Ladies Open.
Mayr-Achleitner advances to Gastein semis

Mayr-Achleitner advances to Gastein semis

BAD GASTEIN, Austria, July 15 (UPI) -- Local favorite Patricia Mayr-Achleitner needed just more than an hour Friday to win a semifinal slot at the Gastein Ladies tennis tournament in Austria.
Evtimova heads into Gastein quarterfinals

Evtimova heads into Gastein quarterfinals

BAD GASTEIN, Austria, July 14 (UPI) -- Qualifier Dia Evtimova won in three sets Thursday and earned a berth in the quarterfinals of the Gastein Ladies tennis tournament in Austria.
S. Williams returns to Wimbledon with win

S. Williams returns to Wimbledon with win

LONDON, June 21 (UPI) -- Two-time defending champion Serena Williams had a strong finish Tuesday in taking a three-set victory in first-round play at Wimbledon.

Wozniacki, Sharapova roll at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 15 (UPI) -- Top-ranked Caroline Wozniacki and former world No. 1 Maria Sharapova each recorded one-sided third-round wins Monday at the BNP Paribas Open.
Peer moves to second round in Dubai

Peer moves to second round in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Ninth-seeded Shahar Peer posted a straight-set victory Tuesday in first-round play at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
Azarenka advances to Kremlin Cup semis

Azarenka advances to Kremlin Cup semis

MOSCOW, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Victoria Azarenka took a straight-set victory Friday that boosted her into the semifinals of the Kremlin Cup tennis tournament in Moscow.
Pavlyuchenkova drops Kremlin Cup opener

Pavlyuchenkova drops Kremlin Cup opener

MOSCOW, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Fourth-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova was ousted in opening-round play Monday at the Kremlin Cup tennis tournament in Moscow.
Jankovic tops S. Williams in Italian Open

Jankovic tops S. Williams in Italian Open

ROME, May 7 (UPI) -- Jelena Jankovic completed a rare double defeat of both Williams sisters in advancing to the finals of the $2 million Italian Open clay-court tennis tournament.
Wozniacki among Rome's upset victims

Wozniacki among Rome's upset victims

ROME, May 5 (UPI) -- World No. 2 Caroline Wozniacki was defeated in straight sets in Wednesday's third-round play at the $2 million Italian Open.

Upsets mark second-round in Barcelona

BARCELONA, Spain, April 14 (UPI) -- No. 3-seed Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez was among three highly seeded players losing in second-round play Wednesday in Spain's $220,000 Barcelona Ladies Open.
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Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez of Spain returns the ball against Second seeded Serena Williams of the US during their third round match of the French Tennis Open at Roland Garros, near Paris, May 30, 2009. Williams won 6-4, 3-6, 6-4. (UPI Photo/Eco Clement)
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María José Martínez Sánchez (born 12 August 1982) is a Spanish professional tennis player. In singles, she has won three WTA singles titles, the 2009 Copa Sony Ericsson Colsanitas, the 2009 Swedish Open and the Premier 5 event, 2010 Internazionali BNL d'Italia. She was also a runner-up at the 2008 Barcelona KIA. As a junior she won the 1999 Orange Bowl, a year-ending tennis event for junior players. She reached her career high ranking in singles of World No. 19 on 10 May 2010.

In doubles, Martínez Sánchez has won 14 WTA titles, nine of which came with Nuria Llagostera Vives, including the 2009 WTA Tour Championships. She has also won four titles with Anabel Medina Garrigues. Martínez Sánchez reached a career high doubles ranking of World No. 5 on 18 January 2010.

As a Junior, Martínez Sánchez won the 1999 Orange Bowl, a year-ending tennis event for Juniors. She made her first Grand Slam draw at the 2001 Australian Open losing to the 3rd seed Venus Williams.

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