|Born||11 January 1968
|Height||5'7" (170 cm)|
|Highest ranking||No. 114 (14 Jun 1993)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|US Open||3R (1993)|
Cortes was a leading junior player in South American, winning the continental championships in the 14s, 16s and 18s age groups.
He was a quarter-finalist in the 1989 Geneva Open.
Cortes competed in just one Grand Slam event, the 1993 US Open, where he reached the third round. He defeated American Derrick Rostagno and Dutchman Jacco Eltingh, both in four sets and was then eliminated in straight sets by Boris Becker.
|No.||Year||Tournament||Surface||Opponent in the final||Score in the final|
|1.||1989||Sao Paulo, Brazil||Clay||Francisco Yunis||6–4, 6–3|
|2.||1992||Liege, Belgium||Clay||Bart Wuyts||6–7, 6–3, 6–4|
|3.||1992||Geneva, Switzerland||Clay||Filip Dewulf||6–7, 6–2, 6–4|
|No.||Year||Tournament||Surface||Partner||Opponents in the final||Score in the final|
|1.||1994||Poznan, Poland||Clay||Martin Blackman|| Joao Cunha-Silva
|6–7, 7–5, 7–5|