Coached by Albert Molina ... Began playing tennis at age 10 ... Prefers clay courts; best shot is forehand ... Father, Salvador Martfnez, is an engineer; mother, Conchita Granados, is a housewife; has a sister, Sandra Martfnez, who is studying physiotherapy ... Admires her parents because they are great and always help her ... Hobbies are going to the cinema and listening to music.
SINGLESWinner: 2005 - ITF/Marseille-FRA, ITF/Sevilla-ESP; 2002 - ITF/Maglie-ITA, ITF/Bromma-SWE, ITF/Marseille-FRA; 2001 - ITF/Saltillo-MEX 1, ITF/Sao Jose Dos Campos-BRA; 2000 - ITF/Granada-ESP; 1997 - ITF/Vigo-ESP, ITF/Mallorca 4-ESP; 1996 - ITF/Zaragoza-ESP; 1995 - ITF/Wezel-BEL.Semifinalist (2): 1999 - Bol; 1998 - Bogotá.DOUBLESWinner: 2006 - ITF/Marseille-FRA (w/Martfnez Sanchez).Finalist (3): 2005 - Acapulco (w/Andres Rodrfguez); 2003 - Budapest (w/Perebiynis); 2002 - Casablanca (w/Dulko).Semifinalist (5): 2006 - Bogotá (w/Martfnez Sanchez); 2004 - Bogotá (w/Martfnez Sanchez); 2002 - Acapulco (w/Domfnguez Lino); 2000 - Bogotá, Estoril (both w/Andres).
1992 - Debuted on ITF Circuit, reaching QF at third career event (l. to Suárez); lost 1r in Barcelona qualifying, and would not try to qualify at another Tour event for six more years.1993-1994 - Duplicated results during these two years, winning one match in four ITF starts both times.1995 - Captured first pro title at ITF/Wezel-BEL.1996 - Won ITF/Zaragoza-ESP.1997 - Won ITF/Vigo-ESP and ITF/Mallorca 4-ESP.1998 - Debuted on Tour at Bogotá and reached SF; reached one ITF Circuit final at ITF/Santiago 2-CHI; Top 100 debut on October 19 at No.95.1999 - Grand Slam debut at Australian Open (l. 1r to Appelmans); second Tour SF at Bol (l. to Morariu).2000 - Won fifth career title at ITF/Granada-ESP; reached first Tour doubles SF at Estoril and Bogotá (both w/Andres).2001 - Qualified for first Roland Garros; won ITF/Saltillo 1-MEX and ITF/Sao Jose dos Campos-BRA.2002 - First Top 100 finish; scored career-best win at a Grand Slam after qualifying for Roland Garros, d. No.14 Shaughnessy en route to second consecutive 2r; first doubles final at Casablanca (w/Dulko) and Acapulco SF (w/Domfnguez).2003 - Reached first Tour singles final at Bol (l. to Zvonareva) and afterwards (May 5), reached career-high ranking of No.66; QF at Bogotá (l. to Suárez); reached Budapest doubles final (w/Perebiynis); SF at ITF/Girona-ESP and won two ITF Circuit doubles titles.2004 - Reached QF at Bogotá (l. to Loit in 3s); 1r at Australian Open (l. to Sharapova) and Roland Garros; failed to qualify at Wimbledon and US Open; doubles SF at Bogotá (w/MJ.Martfnez); on ITF Circuit, reached two doubles finals, winning one, also one singles final.2005 - Season highlighted by 2r finishes at Tier III Bogotá (unseeded, d. No.6 seed Parra Santonja; l. to Gagliardi) and Tier IV Palermo (l. to eventual champion Medina Garrigues); fell in qualifying at all four Grand Slams; reached third career Tour doubles final at Acapulco (w/Andres Rodrfguez); solid year on ITF Circuit, capturing 11th and 12th career singles titles at $50K ITF/Marseille-FRA (d. Loit in QF, Pelletier in final) and $25K ITF/Sevilla-ESP (d. Timotic in final), also 16th doubles title.
JANUARY - Contesting first Grand Slam since 2004 Roland Garros, reached 2r at Australian Open (upset No.26 seed Sugiyama in 1r; l. to Razzano).FEBRUARY - At Bogotá, fell 1r in singles (l. to Abramovic) but reached SF in doubles (w/Martinez Sanchez); fell 1r at Acapulco (l. to No.5 seed Castano in 3s).APRIL - Reached 2r at Amelia Island (d. Peng in 1r before falling to No.3 seed and eventual runner-up Schiavone) but fell 1r at Charleston (l. to fellow qualifier Fedak).MAY - Fell 1r at Rabat (l. to LL Gojnea); equal career-best Grand Slam performance at Roland Garros, reaching 2r (l. to No.2 seed and eventual semifinalist Clijsters).JUNE - Captured 17th career ITF Circuit doubles title (and first of year) at $50K ITF/Marseille-FRA (w/Martfnez Sanchez); fell 1r at Wimbledon (ret. w/right calf strain during third set of match vs. Fernandez).JULY - Withdrew from Budapest and Stockholm w/right calf strain.AUGUST - Fell 1r at US Open (l. to Arvidsson).
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