|Born Name||Aranzazu Isabel Maria Sanchez Vicario|
|Birth Place||Barcelona, Spain|
|Height||5 feet 6.5 inches|
|Profession||Retired tennis player|
|Net Worth||$12 million|
|Age||48 years old|
|Parents||Emilio Sanchez and Marisa Vicario Rubio|
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If you are a true fan of women tennis, then surely you must know about Arantxa Sanchez Vicario, the former Spanish world No. 1 retired tennis player.
Sanchez achieved 14 Grand Slam titles as well as got crowned the ITF World Champion in 1994. Unlike the successful career of the former champion, her personal life is full of ups and downs.
Arantxa Sanchez Vicario’s Married Life
Arantxa Sanchez Vicario actually married twice as her first husband was a sportswriter Juan Vehils. Vicario and Vehils tied the knot on 21 July 2000. Unfortunately, in 2001, the ex-partners split up after a year of their wedding. The former couple didn’t bear any newborn.
After seven years of being single, finally, Sanchez Vicario hitched with the businessman, Josep Santacana in September 2008. The ex-player together with Santacana gave birth to their first child, Arantxa Santacana on 27 February 2009. And also, on 28 October 2011, the lovey-dovey pair welcomed their second child, Leo Santacana.
Nightmare of Arantxa Sanchez Vicario
The former tennis star blames her parents for leaving her struggling with debt on February 9, 2012, in Daily Mail UK. Furthermore, the mother of two accused her family of taking about $48 million wealth from her. She gained her fortune during her career as she won four Grand Slam singles tournaments.
The 48 years old assembled the sensational claims through an autobiography called Vamos! Memoirs Of A Struggle, A Life, and A Woman. On the other hand, her parents Emilio Sanchez and Marisa Vicario Rubio instantly struck back. Simultaneously, they accused her of lying and showing no concern for her father, who was suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and cancer.
The Former Champion Holds the Net Worth of $12 Million
The retired tennis player, Arantxa Sánchez Vicario took home $60 million from her professional career. She ended her professional career with 759 wins and 295 losses. As a result, she received $17 million as prize money before retiring. Moreover, Arantxa came into $34 million in sponsorship deals.
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After $48 million of debt clearance, Vicaro was left with an estimated net worth of $12 million. The retired professional made a lot of money from her career, but at last, she could not preserve a quarter of it because of her nightmare.
Aranzazu Isabel Maria Sanchez Vicario (commonly known as Arantxa Sanchez Vicario) was born on December 18, 1971, in Barcelona, Spain. Vicario started playing tennis at the age of four. Meanwhile, her brothers Emilio Sanchez and Javier Sanchez influenced her. Even both of her brothers became professional players.
- Arantxa won 29 titles from her professional career.
- She turned pro playing tennis in the year 1985.
- Sanchez Vicario retired from her career in 2002.
- The 48 years old stood in the highest-ranking on February 6, 1995.
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