Eva Bes

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Eva Bes
Full name Eva Bes Ostáriz
Country (sports)  Spain
Born (1973-01-14) 14 January 1973 (age 44)
Zaragoza, Spain
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro 1989
Retired 2003
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $387,864
Singles
Career record 295–224
Career titles 6 ITF
Highest ranking No. 90 (4 March 2002)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (2002)
French Open 3R (2002)
Wimbledon 1R (2002)
US Open 2R (2001)
Doubles
Career record 248–142
Career titles 29 ITF
Highest ranking No. 71 (22 May 2000)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (1999, 2000, 2001, 2002)
French Open 2R (2000, 2001, 2002)
Wimbledon 2R (2001)
US Open 1R (1999, 2000, 2001, 2002)

Eva Bes Ostáriz (born 14 January 1973) is a former Spanish female tennis player.

She won a total of six singles and 29 doubles ITF titles during her career and on 4 March 2002 reached a singles ranking high of world number 90. On 22 May 2000, Bes reached a doubles ranking high of world number 71.

As a junior, Bes was the 1991 French Open girls' doubles champion.

Bes retired from tennis 2003.

Personal life[edit]

Coached by her brother, Pablo Bes. Favorite surface is clay; best shot is forehand. Father, Rafael, is a doctor; mother, MaPilar, is a housewife; has three brothers, Rafael, Pablo and Jorge, two of whom are tennis coaches. Self-described as open and happy, with a strong character. Admires her three brothers because they are always there for her. Also admires Gabriel Urpi, her first coach. Favorite tournament is Roland Garros. Most memorable experience was her brother's wedding. Favorite city to visit is Buenos Aires because she loves Argentina and its people. Favorite movie is La Casa de los Espintos; favorite actor is Kevin Costner.

WTA career finals[edit]

Doubles: 2 (0 titles, 2 runners-up)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (0–2)
Result Date Category Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
Runner-up 07 June 1999 International Tashkent, Uzbekistan Clay Spain Gisela Riera Russia Evgenia Kulikovskaya
Austria Patricia Wartusch
6–7(3–7), 0–6
Runner-up 11 August 2002 International Nordea Nordic Light Open, Espoo, Finland Clay Spain María José Martínez Sánchez Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6–3, 6–7(5–7), 6–3

ITF Singles Circuit finals: 14 (6–8)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 26 March 1990 Madrid, Spain Clay Spain Ninoska Souto 3–6, 0–6
Runner-up 2. 28 May 1990 Lisbon, Portugal Clay Spain Ana Segura 4–6, 0–6
Runner-up 3. 5 August 1991 Vigo, Spain Clay France Catherine Mothes-Jobkel 3–6, 0–6
Winner 4. 17 February 1992 Barcelona, Spain Clay Netherlands Claire Wegink 7–6, 6–4
Runner-up 5. 11 March 1996 Zaragoza, Spain Clay Spain Conchita Martínez Granados 6–3, 1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 6. 30 September 1996 Lerida, Spain Clay Spain Ana Alcázar 3–6, 6–1, 2–6
Winner 7. 18 November 1996 Mallorca, Spain Clay Spain Laura Peña 6–3, 7–5
Winner 8. 23 June 1997 Velp, Netherlands Clay Netherlands Jolanda Mens 6–4, 6–7(2–7), 7–5
Winner 9. 30 June 1997 Hoorn, Netherlands Clay Netherlands Yvette Basting 6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 10. 22 September 1997 Thessaloniki, Greece Grass France Amélie Mauresmo 0–6, 0–6
Runner-up 11. 1 December 1997 Mallorca, Spain Clay Spain Conchita Martínez Granados 3–6, 7–5, 3–6
Runner-up 12. 26 July 1999 Bytom, Poland Clay Austria Patricia Wartusch 2–6, 4–6
Winner 13. 17 July 2000 Fontanafredda, Italy Clay Italy Gloria Pizzichini 6–4, 6–1
Winner 14. 24 June 2001 Gorizia, Italy Clay Romania Raluca Sandu 6–0, 1–6, 6–3

Junior Grand Slam finals (1–0)[edit]

Girls' Doubles[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1991 French Open Clay Argentina Inés Gorrochategui Czechoslovakia Zdeňka Málková
Czechoslovakia Eva Martincová
6–1, 6–3

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