Surina De Beer (born 28 June 1978) is a retired South African tennis player.

Surina De Beer
Country (sports) South Africa
ResidencePretoria
Born (1978-06-28) 28 June 1978 (age 41)
Pretoria
Turned pro1998
Retired2011
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$247,569
Singles
Career record264–183
Career titles11 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 52 (6 July 1998)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ2 (1999)
French OpenQ2 (1998, 1999)
Wimbledon3R (1998)
US OpenQ3 (1998, 1999)
Doubles
Career record285–133
Career titles36 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 49 (25 September 2000)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2000)
French Open2R (2000)
Wimbledon2R (2000)
US Open2R (2000)
Team competitions
Fed Cup5–4

In her career, De Beer won eleven singles titles and 36 doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. On 6 July 1998, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 116. On 25 September 2000, she peaked at No. 49 in the WTA doubles rankings.

In 2011, De Beer retired from professional tennis.

ITF finalsEdit

Singles (11–6)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (4–2)
Clay (1–0)
Grass (4–4)
Carpet (2–0)
Outcome Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 15 July 1996 Frinton, Great Britain Grass   Pam Nelson 3–6, 4–6
Winner 19 July 1996 Ilkley, Great Britain Grass   Cindy Watson 6–4, 7–6(7–5)
Runner-up 12 July 1997 Felixstowe, Great Britain Grass   Karen Cross 1–6, 5–7
Winner 19 July 1997 Frinton, Great Britain Grass   Mareze Joubert 6–4, 6–4
Winner 27 July 1997 Dublin, Ireland Carpet   Patricia Wartusch 6–4, 3–6, 7–6(7–2)
Winner 2 August 1997 Ilkley, Great Britain Grass   Julia Lutrova 7–5, 6–1
Runner-up 15 September 1997 Ibaraki, Japan Hard   Kylie Moulds 6–2, 5–7, 3–6
Winner 5 October 1997 Kyoto, Japan Carpet (i)   Aurandrea Narvaez 6–2, 7–6(7–4)
Winner 12 October 1997 Saga, Japan Grass   Shinobu Asagoe 6–1, 5–7, 6–3
Runner-up 24 May 1999 Surbiton, Great Britain Grass   Tamarine Tanasugarn 4–6, 7–5, 2–6
Winner 11 April 2005 Porto Santo Island, Portugal Hard   Laura Zelder 6–4, 6–3
Winner 18 April 2005 Porto Santo Island, Portugal Hard   Annette Kolb 6–0, 6–1
Runner-up 23 May 2005 Oxford, Great Britain Grass   Rebecca Llewellyn 6–0, 3–6, 3–6
Winner 23 October 2006 Pretoria, South Africa Hard   Monica Gorny 6–2, 6–3
Winner 8 May 2007 Edinburgh, Great Britain Clay   Alice Balducci 6–2, 6–2
Winner 27 October 2008 Pretoria, South Africa Hard   Chanel Simmonds 6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 16 May 2011 Durban, South Africa Hard   Kateřina Kramperová 2–6, 0–6

Doubles (36–24)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (27–16)
Clay (2–4)
Grass (3–2)
Carpet (4–2)
Outcome Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 4 October 1993 Pretoria, South Africa Hard   Karen van der Merwe   Liezel Horn
  Rene Mentz
6–7(4–7), 5–7
Runner-up 26 February 1996 Pretoria, South Africa Hard   Khoo Chin-bee   Heather Matthews
  Sara Tse
6–2, 6–7(4–7), 3–6
Runner-up 4 March 1996 Gaborone, Botswana Hard   Khoo Chin-bee   Audra Brannon
  Dana Evans
4–6, 5–7
Winner 8 July 1996 Felixstowe, Great Britain Grass   Katia Roubanova   Lucie Ahl
  Shirli-Ann Siddall
6–2, 6–4
Winner 29 July 1996 Ilkley, Great Britain Grass   Katia Roubanova   Lucie Ahl
  Shirli-Ann Siddall
6–1, 6–7(4–7), 6–3
Winner 8 July 1997 Felixstowe, United Kingdom Grass   Lizzie Jelfs   Helen Crook
  Victoria Davies
7–5, 7–5
Winner 26 July 1997 Dublin, Ireland Carpet   Lizzie Jelfs   Amanda Augustus
  Amy Jensen
6–3, 4–6, 6–4
Winner 15 September 1997 Ibaraki, Japan Hard   Nami Urabe   Riei Kawamata
  Yoshiko Sasano
6–2, 6–3
Winner 22 September 1997 Ibaraki, Japan Hard   Nami Urabe   Shizu Katsumi
  Kyoko Kojima
6–3, 6–3
Winner 5 October 1997 Kyoto, Japan Carpet (i)   Nami Urabe   Yumiko Kitamura
  Natsumi Yuki
6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 10 October 1997 Saga, Japan Grass   Nami Urabe   Danielle Jones
  Saori Obata
3–6, 4–6
Winner 6 March 1998 Rockford, United States Hard (i)   Lindsay Lee-Waters   Nino Louarsabishvili
  Seda Noorlander
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 16 May 1998 Porto, Portugal Clay   Rebecca Jensen   Nancy Feber
  Katarina Srebotnik
7–5, 1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 6 February 1999 Sheffield, Great Britain Hard (i)   Kim de Weille   Lizzie Jelfs
  Lorna Woodroffe
6–3, 4–6, 3–6
Winner 13 February 1999 Birmingham, Great Britain Hard (i)   Kim de Weille   Angelika Bachmann
  Magda Mihalache
6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 8 May 1999 Athens, Greece Clay   Magda Mihalache   Evie Dominikovic
  Bryanne Stewart
5–7, 4–6
Runner-up 15 May 1999 Edinburgh, Great Britain Clay   Lorna Woodroffe   Selima Sfar
  Joanne Ward
4–6, 2–6
Winner 24 July 1999 Dublin, Ireland Carpet   Tzipora Obziler   Hannah Collin
  Tina Hergold
7–5, 4–6, 6–2
Winner 21 August 1999 The Bronx, United States Hard   Nana Smith   Seda Noorlander
  Patricia Wartusch
3–6, 6–0, 6–3
Winner 25 September 1999 Thessaloniki, Greece Carpet   Eleni Daniilidou   Adriana Barna
  Adrienn Hegedűs
6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 9 October 1999 Batumi, Georgia Carpet   Cătălina Cristea   Magda Mihalache
  Zuzana Váleková
4–6, 6–3, 4–6
Runner-up 19 February 2000 Midland, United States Hard (i)   Tzipora Obziler   Nannie de Villiers
  Rika Hiraki
1–6, 6–1, 1–6
Runner-up 6 May 2000 Gifu, Japan Carpet   Nannie de Villiers   Shinobu Asagoe
  Yuka Yoshida
3–6, 1–6
Winner 19 August 2000 The Bronx, United States Hard   Nana Smith   Alexandra Fusai
  Émilie Loit
5–7, 6–4, 6–4
Winner 28 October 2000 Seoul, South Korea Hard   Marlene Weingärtner   Cho Yoon-jeong
  Jeon Mi-ra
4–2, 4–1, 1–4, 3–5, 4–2
Winner 14 June 2003 Allentown, United States Hard   Ilke Gers   Adria Engel
  Kelly McCain
6–7(4–7), 6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 21 June 2003 Dallas, United States Hard   Ilke Gers   Stephanie Hazlett
  Julia Scaringe
2–6, 1–6
Winner 19 July 2003 Baltimore, United States Hard   Neyssa Etienne   Tomoko Taira
  Mayumi Yamamoto
7–5, 6–1
Winner 2 August 2003 Harrisonburg, United States Hard   Martina Müller   Ana Maria Moura
  Danielle Wiggins
6–2, 7–6(7–4)
Runner-up 20 October 2003 Cardiff, Great Britain Hard (i)   Ilke Gers   Claire Curran
  İpek Şenoğlu
4–6, 6–2, 3–6
Winner 24 January 2004 Hull, Great Britain Hard (i)   Claire Curran   Anna Bastrikova
  Vasilisa Davydova
6–0, 6–4
Runner-up 6 June 2004 Surbiton, Great Britain Grass   Karen Nugent   Leanne Baker
  Nicole Sewell
6–2, 5–7, 6–7(6–8)
Runner-up 9 October 2004 Lagos, Nigeria Hard   Chanelle Scheepers   Shelley Stephens
  Sania Mirza
1–6, 4–6
Winner 16 October 2004 Lagos, Nigeria Hard   Chanelle Scheepers   Shelley Stephens
  Sania Mirza
6–0, 6–0
Winner 23 October 2004 Lagos, Nigeria Hard   Alanna Broderick   Yevgenia Savranska
  Karin Schlapbach
7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 30 October 2004 Lagos, Nigeria Hard   Alanna Broderick   Franziska Etzel
  Jennifer Schmidt
5–7, 2–6
Winner 22 January 2005 Tipton, Great Britain Hard (i)   Jane O'Donoghue   Katie O'Brien
  Melanie South
6–4, 6–2
Winner 3 April 2005 Bath, Great Britain Hard (i)   Melanie South   Ekaterina Kozhokina
  Trudi Musgrave
6–2, 7–5
Runner-up 16 April 2005 Porto Santo Island, Portugal Hard   Lisanne Balk   María José Argeri
  Letícia Sobral
4–6, 6–4, 6–7(13–15)
Winner 23 April 2005 Porto Santo Island, Portugal Hard   Lisanne Balk   Mareike Biglmaier
  Annette Kolb
6–3, 3–6, 6–3
Winner 13 May 2005 Monzón, Spain Hard   Olena Antypina   Petra Cetkovská
  Gabriela Velasco Andreu
7–5, 7–5
Winner 15 October 2005 Lagos, Nigeria Hard   Gabriela Velasco Andreu   Lisa Sabino
  Maša Zec Peškirič
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 12 February 2006 Sunderland, Great Britain Hard (i)   Ayami Takase   Kim Kilsdonk
  Elise Tamaëla
5–7, 4–6
Runner-up 18 February 2006 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i)   Anne Keothavong   Timea Bacsinszky
  Aurélie Védy
4–6, 4–6
Winner 21 October 2006 Lagos, Nigeria Hard   Ágnes Szatmári   Sanaa Bhambri
  Rushmi Chakravarthi
6–3, 6–1
Winner 29 October 2006 Pretoria, South Africa Hard   Aurelie Caffa   Andrea Oates
  Bianca Swanepoel
6–0, 6–2
Runner-up 24 June 2007 Fort Worth, United States Hard   Robin Stephenson   Dominika Diešková
  Courtney Nagle
5–7, 3–6
Winner 7 July 2007 Southlake, United States Hard   Kim Grant   Valérie Tétreault
  Stéphanie Dubois
4–6, 6–4, 6–4
Winner 22 July 2007 Hamilton, Canada Clay   Stéphanie Dubois   Michaela Johansson
  Paula Zabala
w/o
Winner 24 November 2007 Mexico City, Mexico Hard   Rossana de los Ríos   Daniela Múñoz Gallegos
  Valeria Pulido
6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 10 February 2008 Midland, United States Hard (i)   Rika Fujiwara   Ashley Harkleroad
  Shenay Perry
6–3, 4–6, [6–10]
Winner 15 June 2008 El Paso, United States Hard   Lauren Albanese   Lindsay Lee-Waters
  Ashley Weinhold
6–3, 6–3
Winner 17 October 2008 Lagos, Nigeria Hard   Ágnes Szatmári   Tamaryn Hendler
  Lisa Sabino
7–6(9–7), 6–3
Runner-up 31 October 2008 Pretoria, South Africa Hard   Lisa Marshall   Christi Potgieter
  Bianca Swanepoel
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 28 November 2008 Saint-Denis, France Hard   Tamaryn Hendler   Carmen Klaschka
  Laura Siegemund
3–6, 1–6
Winner 28 March 2009 Hammond, United States Hard   Lilia Osterloh   Chan Chin-wei
  Tetiana Luzhanska
6–4, 6–3
Winner 19 March 2011 Metepec, Mexico Hard   Romana Tedjakusuma   Nadia Abdalá
  Virginie Ayassamy
6–2, 6–4
Winner 1 May 2011 Bournemouth, Great Britain Clay   Francesca Stephenson   Scarlett Werner
  Alina Wessel
6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 7 May 2011 Edinburgh, Great Britain Clay   Scarlett Werner   Jade Windley
  Samantha Murray
5–7, 6–4, [8–10]
Winner 20 May 2011 Durban, South Africa Hard (i)   Jennifer Allan   Malou Ejdesgaard
  Nicole Rottmann
6–2, 4–6, [10–8]

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