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Get to Know Your Empire: Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez

Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez is a passionate tennis player.

In her 18 years on tour, she has won 19 WTA doubles titles (including the 2009 WTA Finals) as well as five singles championships. She also reached a career-high ranking of No. 4 in the world in doubles (July 2010) and No. 19 in singles (May 2010).

Currently, Martinez Sanchez is the No. 13 ranked women’s doubles player on the WTA Tour. This year, teaming up with WTT veteran Andreja Klepac (Orange County Breakers), she won the doubles in Mallorca and reached the finals of Brisbane, Doha and Charleston, as well as is semis in Madrid and quarters at Roland Garros.

This summer Martinez Sanchez will play her first season of World TeamTennis for the New York Empire. During the Miami Open we sat down with Maria and talked about a variety of topics. Here are some of the highlights.


Get to Know Your Empire: Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez


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