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It was a day when tennis took its place alongside soccer, cycling, motor racing and bull fighting, as one of the sports in which Spain has risen to become a world power, and in an event where they played without the best player in the world.
Later in 20, he again repeated the feat whereas in 2007 he beat Tim Henman and reach the second round of Wimbledon.
In his career span, Lopez mostly took part in five-set matches that usually go beyond 6-6, though in 2009 Australian Open he played the best and longest fifth-set that gone 16-14 against Gilles Muller.
(From L) The winners of the 2008 Davis Cup Rafael Nadal, Feliciano Lopez, Fernando Verdasco and David Ferrer smile after meeting with Spain’s prime minister, Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero (unseen) on November 26, 2008 at the Moncloa Palace, in Madrid.
Spain’s come from behind Davis Cup win over hosts Argentina at the weekend added yet another trophy to the impressive collection racked up by Spain in 2008. w=660" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-642" title="TENNIS-DAVIS-ESP-WINNERS" src="https://bahamaderek.files.wordpress.com/2008/11/davis-cup-winners.jpg? w=655&h=472" alt="TENNIS-DAVIS-ESP-WINNERS" width="655" height="472" srcset="https://bahamaderek.files.wordpress.com/2008/11/davis-cup-winners.jpg? w=655&h=472 655w, https://bahamaderek.files.wordpress.com/2008/11/davis-cup-winners.jpg? w=128&h=92 128w, https://bahamaderek.files.wordpress.com/2008/11/davis-cup-winners.jpg? w=300&h=216 300w, https://bahamaderek.files.wordpress.com/2008/11/660w" sizes="(max-width: 655px) 100vw, 655px" / Judging from the look on Rafael Nadal’s face he’s still experiencing some disbelief over his buddies win over Argentine.
Justine Henin-Hardenne, of Belgium, who is seeded seventh, reacts as she scores off of Maria Sanchez Lorenzo of Spain and goes on to win 6-3, 6-4 at the US Open on September 1, 2005 in New York City. 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.
(UPI Photo/Monika Graff) María Antonia Sánchez Lorenzo (born November 7, 1977, in Salamanca) is a retired Spanish professional tennis player.
But it’s sure that he belongs to the family of sports fanatics. In that year, he scored career-high singles and was ranked at No. However, he turned professional in 1997 and became the first tennis player of Spanish tennis association to enroll in the quarter-finals of Wimbledon in 2005.
Before him, Manuel Orantes was honored to arrive at the semi-finals.
Followed by this, he performed well in US Open and reached the quarter-finals.
He collected his first Grand Slam title during 2016 French Open after achieving the men’s doubles title along with Marc Lopez.
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