August 3, 1962 |
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Highest ranking||No. 52 (10 August 1987)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|French Open||2R (1983, 1988, 1989)|
|Highest ranking||No. 36 (15 June 1987)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|French Open||SF (1987)|
|Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results|
|French Open||3R (1988)|
Born in Palma, Majorca, Balearic Islands, Tous was the top ranked Spanish junior in 1979, for the under 18s. He made the final of the boy's singles event at the 1980 French Open, which he lost to Henri Leconte.
He reached the quarter-finals at Madrid in 1983 and made two Grand Slam appearances that year. In the French Open to lost to John McEnroe in the second round, after securing his maiden Grand Slam win, over Givaldo Barbosa. He lost in the opening round at Wimbledon to Brad Drewett. The Spaniard also took part in a Davis Cup tie for his country that year, against Yugoslavia. With Yugoslavia having already secured the tie, Tous played and won a dead rubber, against Goran Prpić.
He made two Grand Prix finals in 1985, at Madrid and Bologna, both in the doubles. As a singles player he did well in Bologna, making the semi-finals. He was unable to progress part the opening round of the 1985 French Open, losing to Tomáš Šmíd.
Tous had his most notable performance in the 1987 French Open, where he reached the semi-finals of the men's doubles, with José López-Maeso. They only just missed out on a spot in the final, losing their semi-final in five sets, to eventual champions Anders Järryd and Robert Seguso.
Tous competed with Catherine Tanvier in the mixed doubles at the 1989 French Open. The pair made it to the round of 16. In the singles, the Spaniard defeated Tom Nijssen in the first round. He was eliminated in the second round by Carl-Uwe Steeb.
Grand Prix career finals
Doubles: 2 (0–2)
|Outcome||No.||Year||Tournament||Surface||Partner||Opponents in the final||Score in the final|
|Runner-up||1.||1985||Madrid, Spain||Clay||Jorge Bardou|| Givaldo Barbosa
|Runner-up||2.||1985||Bologna, Italy||Clay||Jordi Arrese|| Paolo Canè
|No.||Year||Tournament||Surface||Opponent in the final||Score in the final|
|1.||1984||Agadir, Morocco||Clay||Bernard Boileau||6–1, 6–0|
|2.||1987||Cairo, Egypt||Clay||David de Miguel||6–2, 6–3|
|3.||1987||Waiblingen, West Germany||Clay||Roland Stadler||W/O|
|No.||Year||Tournament||Surface||Partner||Opponents in the final||Score in the final|
|1.||1982||Brussels, Belgium||Clay||Raul Viver|| David Graham
|3–6, 6–3, 7–5|
|2.||1987||Casablanca, Morocco||Clay||José López-Maeso|| Massimo Cierro
Alessandro de Minicis