Javier Bes
Javier Bes


Zaragoza, Spain

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 158



2007-08 (SENIOR): SEC Week 3 Player of the Week... Finished the season with a 17-15 singles record and a 20-10 doubles ledger... Finished third on the team in doubles victories with 20... Posted an 8-3 mark from number five singles... Went 15-3 with Sammy Struyf from No. 3 doubles... Started the spring season winning seven of eight matches... Went 3-0 at the Blue Gray Classic and clinched the match over NC State... Clinched four matches for the Tide ... Entered the fall season ranked No. 53 in doubles with partner Billy Mertz... Posted a singles win over Jacksonville State's Steffen Soloman in the round of 16 at the Crimson Tide Fall Championships... Competed in three fall tournaments for the Tide, including the ITA Regional Championships and the Olympia Fields Invitational... Posted two doubles wins for the fall... Combined with Billy Mertz to defeat a team from Florida A&M, 8-3, and paired with Sammy Struyf to defeat Clemson's Gera Boryachinskiy and Robert Pietrucha, 8-5. 2006-07 (JUNIOR): Earned a team-high 50 victories during the spring season, posting... 23 singles wins and 27 doubles wins... Shut-out South Carolina's David Wolff in the first round of the SEC tournament, 6-0, 6-0... Had a career-high 23 singles victories and was one of four Alabama players to contribute 20 or more singles wins... Had a team-best 6-1 conference doubles mark... Won a team-high 12 cosecutive doubles matches from Jan. 23-March 7... Won seven cosecutive singles matches, including two SEC tournament victories and two NCAA tournament victories... Defeated No. 79 Nate Schnugg of Georgia in three sets, 6-7, 7-6, 1-0... Posted a 6-3 singles record in the fall season... Won two singles matches at the UVA Fall Invitational, the ITA Southeast Regional and the Crimson Tide Fall Championships. 2005-06 (SOPHOMORE): Ranked as high as No. 87 in the first spring season singles rankings... Beat No. 24 Robert Searle of Rice in the Crimson Tide Fall Championship, 7-6, 6-2... Defeated No. 106 Robbert Lathouwers of Auburn 7-5, 6-2 in the first round of the SEC Tournament... Earned three conference singles victories... Played primarily at the No. 2 position in dual match singles, compiling a 6-15 record... Teamed with Billy Mertz for a 13-5 record in doubles, including a 7-1 mark in SEC matches... Won six straight doubles matches with Mertz from Feb. 25 - Mar. 17... Bes and Mertz claimed an 8-6 victory over Arkansas' No. 44 doubles team of Adrians Zguns and Blake Strode... Was 12-6 in doubles against Alabama's ranked dual opponents... Went 5-7 in singles and 1-3 in doubles during the fall season. 2004-05 (FRESHMAN): Won seven of his first 10 matches... Claimed big win over No. 63-ranked Marko Miklo of Virginia... Posted 9-6 record while playing at the No. 4 position in the line-up... Won three three-set matches, including a big win over Colin O'Brien to help secure a 4-3 win over William and Mary. PREP HIGHLIGHTS: Was one of Spain's top junior players, ranked as high as No. 5 in juniors... Was a member of Spain's Under-14 championship tennis team. PERSONAL INFORMATION: Born on April 16, 1986...son of Jaime Bes and Montserrat Comeras...has one sibling, Carlos.