Alexandra Kiick (/kɪk/; born June 30, 1995) is an American tennis player. Kiick has won seven singles titles and two doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. In June 2019, she reached her career-high singles ranking of world No. 126. In May 2014, she peaked at No. 214 in the doubles rankings.

Allie Kiick
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Full nameAlexandra Kiick
Country (sports) United States
ResidenceOrlando, Florida
Born (1995-06-30) June 30, 1995 (age 27)
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Turned pro2015
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachLisa Raymond
Prize moneyUS$ 575,646
Singles
Career record230–169 (57.6%)
Career titles7 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 126 (June 17, 2019)
Current rankingNo. 331 (July 11, 2022)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian OpenQ2 (2019, 2020)
French OpenQ3 (2014)
WimbledonQ1 (2014, 2015, 2021)
US Open1R (2017, 2020)
Doubles
Career record57–42 (57.6%)
Career titles2 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 214 (May 19, 2014)
Current rankingNo. 637 (July 11, 2022)
Grand Slam doubles results
US Open1R (2012, 2013)
Last updated on: July 11, 2022.

CareerEdit

Between August 2015 and May 2017, Kiick did not play in any ITF Circuit tournaments. She was sidelined during this time because she was diagnosed with stage-II-skin cancer (melanoma) and severe knee injuries that caused her to be out for a total of three years and two months. She also was diagnosed with mononucleosis.[1] In 2021, she was diagnosed with acoustic neuroma.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

Kiick's parents are mother Mary, a former professional softball player, and father Jim Kiick, a former NFL player who won two Super Bowls with the Miami Dolphins.[3] Allie described her father as her hero upon his death.[4] She has one brother, Austin. Her mother introduced her to tennis at the age of nine. Kiick was coached at USTA by Kathy Rinaldi and Adam Peterson. Her idol growing up was Kim Clijsters.[5]

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles: 12 (7 titles, 5 runner–ups)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$50/$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1–0)
Clay (6–5)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Sep 2011 ITF Amelia Island, U.S. 10,000 Clay   Chalena Scholl 6–7(5), 6–2, 6–3
Win 2–0 Mar 2013 ITF Gainesville, U.S. 10,000 Clay   Kateřina Kramperová 7–5, 6–1
Loss 2–1 Apr 2013 ITF Charlottesville, U.S. 50,000 Clay   Shelby Rogers 3–6, 5–7
Win 3–1 Dec 2013 ITF Mérida, Mexico 25,000 Hard   Ajla Tomljanović 3–6, 7–5, 6–0
Loss 3–2 Jan 2014 ITF Daytona Beach, U.S. 25,000 Clay   Anna Tatishvili 1–6, 3–6
Win 4–2 Apr 2015 ITF Charlottesville, U.S. 50,000 Clay   Katerina Stewart 7–5, 6–7(3), 7–5
Loss 4–3 Apr 2018 ITF Pelham, U.S. 25,000 Clay   Iga Świątek 2–6, 0–6
Win 5–3 Jul 2018 ITF Båstad, Sweden 25,000 Clay   Isabella Shinikova 6–2, 6–1
Loss 5–4 Jun 2018 ITF Denain, France 25,000 Clay   Valeriya Strakhova 6–3, 6–7(5), 0–6
Win 6–4 Jun 2019 ITF Barcelona, Spain 60,000 Clay   Çağla Büyükakçay 7–6(3), 3–6, 6–1
Win 7–4 Oct 2019 ITF Cúcuta, Colombia 25,000 Clay   Conny Perrin 6–2, 6–2
Loss 7–5 Nov 2021 ITF Orlando, U.S. 25,000 Clay   Emma Navarro 6–3, 2–6, 3–6

Doubles: 8 (2 titles, 6 runner–ups)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1–4)
Clay (1–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Oct 2011 ITF Bayamón, Puerto Rico 25,000 Hard   Victoria Duval   Chanel Simmonds
  Ajla Tomljanović
3–6, 1–6
Loss 0–2 Feb 2013 ITF Launceston, Australia 25,000 Hard   Erin Routliffe   Ksenia Lykina
  Emily Webley-Smith
5–7, 3–6
Win 1–2 Jul 2013 ITF Winnipeg, Canada 25,000 Hard   Heidi El Tabakh   Samantha Murray
  Jade Windley
6–4, 2–6, [10–8]
Loss 1–3 Sep 2013 ITF Redding, United States 25,000 Hard   Jacqueline Cako   Robin Anderson
  Lauren Embree
4–6, 7–5, [7–10]
Loss 1–4 Oct 2013 ITF Rock Hill, United States 25,000 Hard   Asia Muhammad   Mariana Duque
  María Irigoyen
6–4, 6–7(5), [10–12]
Loss 1–5 Mar 2014 ITF Innisbrook, United States 25,000 Clay   Sachia Vickery   Gioia Barbieri
  Julia Cohen
6–7(5), 0–6
Loss 1–6 May 2018 ITF Charleston, United States 80,000 Clay   Louisa Chirico   Alexa Guarachi
  Erin Routliffe
1–6, 6–3, [5–10]
Win 2–6 Jan 2022 ITF Vero Beach, United States 25,000 Clay   Sophie Chang   Anna Rogers
  Christina Rosca
6–3, 6–3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kaufman, Michelle (2017-08-28). "Daughter of Dolphins legend overcomes major odds to reach U.S. Open". Miami Herald. Miami Herald Media Company. Retrieved 2017-09-13. She didn’t play a single match between June 2015 and July 2017
  2. ^ "Bad luck strikes (again) Allie Kiick: the 26-year-old American was diagnosed with acoustic neuroma". Italy24 News Sports. 2021-08-13. Retrieved 2021-08-14.
  3. ^ Schmerler, Cindy (2017-08-25). "Allie Kiick, No. 633, Qualifies for Main Draw of U.S. Open". The New York Times. Retrieved 2017-09-13.
  4. ^ "'Perfect season' Dolphin Kiick dies at 73". BBC Sport.
  5. ^ "Allie Kiick Bio".

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