Eva Bes-Ostáriz

Eva Bes
Full name Eva Bes Ostáriz
Country (sports)  Spain
Born (1973-01-14) 14 January 1973 (age 45)
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[]

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[]

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

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 7 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)[]

$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

ITF Doubles Circuit finals: 45 (27-18)[]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 11 September 1989 Pamplona, Spain Hard Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual Brazil Cláudia Chabalgoity
Spain Ana Segura
3-6, 0-6
Runner-up 2. 16 April 1990 Marsa, Malta Clay Spain Silvia Ramon Cortes Soviet Union Viktoria Milvidskaia
Soviet Union Anna Mirza
2-6, 6-7
Winner 3. 14 May 1990 Cascais, Portugal Clay Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual Netherlands Simone Schilder
Netherlands Caroline Vis
3-6, 6-2, 6-1
Runner-up 4. 30 July 1990 Vigo, Spain Clay Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual Spain María José Llorca
Spain Ana Segura
3-6, 4-6
Winner 5. 5 November 1990 Lleida, Spain Clay Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual Spain Ana Larrakoetxea
Spain Silvia Ramon Cortes
6-2, 1-6, 7-5
Runner-up 6. 18 March 1991 Alicante, Spain Clay Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual Spain Rosa Bielsa
Spain Silvia Ramon Cortes
3-6, 6-0, 5-7
Winner 7. 8 April 1991 Turin, Italy Clay Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual Czech Republic Lucie Steflová
Czech Republic Helena Vildová
6-7, 6-1, 6-3
Winner 8. 6 May 1991 Porto, Portugal Clay Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual South Africa Mariaan de Swardt
Israel Yael Segal
6-3, 7-5
Winner 9. 5 August 1991 Vigo, Spain Clay Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual Finland Anne Aallonen
United Kingdom Belinda Borneo
7-6(8-6), 7-5
Winner 10. 20 July 1992 Bilbao, Spain Clay Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual United States Jessica Emmons
Australia Clare Thompson
6-2, 6-4
Runner-up 11. 22 February 1993 Valencia, Spain Clay Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual Netherlands Gaby Coorengel
Netherlands Amy van Buuren
4-6, 0-6
Winner 12. 26 April 1993 Porto, Portugal Clay Spain Eva Jiménez Sanz Spain Vanessa Castellano
Spain Alicia Ortuño
5-7, 6-1, 6-3
Winner 13. 23 May 1994 Barcelona, Spain Clay Spain Silvia Ramon Cortes Netherlands Maaike Koutstaal
Australia Kirrily Sharpe
6-1, 6-3
Winner 14. 18 February 1996 Cali, Colombia Clay Spain Paola Hermida-Velo Brazil Miriam D'Agostini
Paraguay Larissa Schaerer
6-3, 2-6, 6-3
Runner-up 15. 17 March 1996 Zaragoza, Spain Clay Spain Laura García-Pacual Spain Nuria Montero
Spain Elisa Penalvo
6-3, 3-6, 5-7
Winner 16. 23 June 1996 Camucia, Italy Clay Spain Marina Escobar-Martinez Italy Katia Altilia
Italy Paula Tampieri
6-4, 6-7, 6-2
Runner-up 17. 24 November 1996 Mallorca, Spain Clay Spain Marina Escobar-Martinez Czech Republic Zuzana Lesenarová
Czech Republic Lucie Steflová
6-3, 2-6, 3-6
Runner-up 18. 25 May 1997 Zaragoza, Spain Clay Spain Lourdes Domínguez Lino Netherlands Kim de Weille
Hungary Nóra Köves
6-7(4-7), 4-6
Winner 19. 13 July 1997 Amersfoort, Netherlands Clay Netherlands Debby Haak Australia Anna Klim
Czech Republic Zuzana Lesenarová
4-3 ret.
Runner-up 20. 4 August 1997 Carthage, Tunisia Clay Spain Elena Salvador Spain Alicia Ortuño
Slovakia Zuzana Váleková
6-4, 4-6, 4-6
Runner-up 21. 1 September 1997 Spoleto, Italy Clay Spain Ana Alcázar Czech Republic Kateřina Kroupová-Šišková
Czech Republic Jana Pospíšilová
1–6, 0–6
Runner-up 22. 22 March 1998 Reims, France Clay Spain Conchita Martínez Granados Netherlands Amanda Hopmans
Belgium Daphne van de Zande
4-6, 3-6
Runner-up 23. 20 July 1998 Valladolid, Spain Hard Spain Rosa María Andrés Rodríguez Spain Gisela Riera
Tunisia Selima Sfar
6-7(5-7), 6-7(3-7)
Winner 24. 27 July 1998 Pamplona, Spain Hard (i) Netherlands Amanda Hopmans Germany Meike Fröhlich
Tunisia Selima Sfar
W/O
Winner 25. 21 September 1998 Bucharest, Romania Clay Spain Rosa María Andrés Rodríguez Czech Republic Lenka Cenková
Austria Karin Kschwendt
4-6, 7-6(8-6), 6-0
Runner-up 26. 19 October 1998 Montevideo, Uruguay Clay Argentina María Fernanda Landa Argentina Laura Montalvo
Argentina Paola Suarez
2-6, 2-6
Winner 27. 2 November 1998 Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil Clay Argentina María Fernanda Landa Argentina Luciana Masante
Spain Alicia Ortuño
4-6, 6-2, 6-2
Runner-up 28. 16 November 1998 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Argentina María Fernanda Landa Netherlands Seda Noorlander
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
6-7(5-7), 3-6
Runner-up 29. 24 May 1999 Budapest, Hungary Clay Spain Mariam Ramón Climent Italy Alice Canepa
Belarus Tatiana Poutchek
3–6, 0–6
Winner 30. 4 July 1999 Mont-de-Marsan, France Clay Argentina María Fernanda Landa Colombia Giana Gutierrez
Argentina Romina Ottoboni
6-4, 6-4
Winner 31. 25 July 1999 Ettenheim, Germany Clay Spain Lourdes Domínguez Lino Austria Patricia Wartusch
Germany Jasmin Wöehr
7-5, 6-4
Winner 32. 1 August 1999 Bytom, Poland Clay Poland Magdalena Grzybowska Spain Gisela Riera
Romania Raluca Sandu
6-4, 7-5
Winner 33. 20 March 2000 Taranto, Italy Clay Spain Gisela Riera France Stéphanie Foretz
Italy Antonella Serra Zanetti
6–7(2-7), 6–2, 6–2
Winner 34. 17 April 2000 Gelos, France Clay Spain Marta Marrero Spain Lourdes Domínguez Lino
Spain Anabel Medina Garrigues
6-3, 6-4
Winner 35. 15 May 2000 Porto, Portugal Clay Spain Gisela Riera Spain Conchita Martínez Granados
Spain Rosa María Andrés Rodríguez
6–3, 6–3
Winner 36. 3 July 2000 Mont-de-Marsan, France Clay Spain Alicia Ortuño Argentina Eugenia Chialvo
Argentina Jorgelina Cravero
6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 37. 24 July 2000 Liege, Belgium Clay Spain Gisela Riera Hungary Virág Csurgó
Hungary Petra Mandula
6–7(3-7), 1–6
Winner 38. 18 September 2000 Lecce, Italy Clay Spain Alicia Ortuño Germany Angelika Rösch
Germany Syna Schmidle
6–4, 6–0
Winner 39. 2 October 2000 Girona, Spain Clay Spain Lourdes Domínguez Lino Spain Mariam Ramon Climent
Spain Gisela Riera
4-2, 5-4(5-3), 4-2
Runner-up 40. 16 April 2001 Gelos, France Clay Spain Lourdes Domínguez Lino Germany Vanessa Henke
Germany Syna Schmidle
2-6, 3-6
Winner 41. 23 April 2001 Caserta, Italy Clay Spain Lourdes Domínguez Lino Spain María José Martínez Sánchez
Spain Gisela Riera
6-1, 7-6(7-5)
Winner 42. 30 April 2001 Taranto, Italy Clay Argentina Eugenia Chialvo Italy Antonella Serra Zanetti
Italy Roberta Vinci
6-2, 1-6, 6-3
Runner-up 43. 3 September 2001 Fano, Italy Clay Spain Gisela Riera Italy Giulia Casoni
Hungary Katalin Marosi
3–6, 4–6
Winner 44. 1 October 2001 Girona, Spain Clay Spain Lourdes Domínguez Lino Italy Maria Elena Camerin
Spain Nuria Llagostera Vives
6-2, 4-6, 6-1
Winner 45. 22 September 2002 Biella, Italy Clay Bulgaria Lubomira Bacheva Spain María José Martínez Sánchez
Spain Anabel Medina Garrigues
7–5, 2–6, 7–6(7–5)

Junior Grand Slam finals (1–0)[]

Girls' Doubles[]

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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