22 July 1975 |
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Career record||4–17 (19.05%)|
|Highest ranking||No. 126 (17 Nov 1997)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||1R (1997)|
|Career record||2–5 (28.57%)|
|Highest ranking||No. 298 (3 Nov 1997)|
Óscar Burrieza López (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈoskaɾ βuˈrjeθa ˈlopeθ];[a] born 22 July 1975) is a Spanish tennis coach, former professional tennis player and sports columnist for the sports newspaper Marca. Known as "the best Galician tennis player of all time."
Burrieza López struggled with injuries early in his career. In 1995 he required three operations on his left knee and on his Grand Slam debut, at the 1997 Australian Open, he had to retire after just four games against Richey Reneberg, having twisted his ankle.
|No.||Year||Tournament||Surface||Opponent in the final||Score in the final|
|1.||1997||Manchester, Great Britain||Grass||Stefano Pescosolido||7–6, 2–6, 6–1|
|No.||Year||Tournament||Surface||Partner||Opponents in the final||Score in the final|
|1.||1997||Newcastle, Great Britain||Clay||Filippo Veglio|| Arnaud Clément
|7–5, 4–0 RET|
- In isolation, Burrieza is pronounced [buˈrjeθa].
- Óscar Burrieza ofrece una reflexión sobre el tenis y la profesión en Marca 17/04/2012
- ITF Pro Circuit Profile
- RT Sport Management - Oscar Burrieza López "Nació en Lugo en Julio de 1975. El mejor tenista gallego de todos los tiempos."
- ATP World Tour Profile
- St. Petersburg Times,"Graf wins in first set; Chang rolls to victory Series", 13 January 1997