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Mercedes Paz

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Country (sports)  Argentina
Career record  280–279
Turned pro  1984
Prize money  $1,154,319
Weight  74 kg

Height  1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Role  Tennis player
Residence  Tucuman, Argentina
Name  Mercedes Paz
Retired  1998
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Born  27 June 1966 (age 49) Tucuman, Argentina (1966-06-27)
Plays  Right-handed (one handed backhand)

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Mercedes María Paz (born 27 June 1966) is a former professional tennis player from Argentina, who won three singles titles during her career on the WTA Tour. The right-hander reached her highest career ranking on April 29, 1991, when she became the number 28 of the world. Her best Grand Slam finish was the fourth round at the 1986 French Open and the 1990 French Open.

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Paz is best known for upsetting defending champion Arantxa Sánchez Vicario in the second round of the 1990 French Open. Later that year, at the Virginia Slims of Worcester, Pazs also defeated Sánchez Vicario in the round of 16. Five years before, in the semifinals of the 1985 Brazil Open, she disposed of top-seeded Sabatini from Argentina en route to beating Peruvian Laura Arraya for the title. In so doing, Paz became the first Argentinian woman to capture a major wta tour event. In addition to wins over Sánchez Vicario and Sabatini, she also defeated top-seeded Jana Novotná in three sets to reach the semifinals of the Belgian Ladies Open in Brussels in 1989. The previous year, at the 1988 Hilton Head tournament, Paz defeated Novotná for the first time in the round of 32.

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Mercedes Paz Wikipedia


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