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María Sánchez Lorenzo : biography

November 7, 1977 -

María Antonia Sánchez Lorenzo (born November 7, 1977, in Salamanca) is a retired Spanish professional tennis player.

Her highest WTA ranking has been World No. 33, a position she achieved on April 5, 2004.

She played two handed on both sides, and her favourite surface was the hardcourt, being both of this unusual for a Spanish tennis player.

At the 2005 French Open, Lorenzo defeated reigning champion Anastasia Myskina in 3 sets in the first round, which became the first time the reigning champ of the French open lost in the first round.

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