K. J. Hippensteel

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K. J. Hippensteel (born May 8, 1980) is a retired American tennis player.

K. J. Hippensteel
Country (sports) United States
ResidenceRoanoke, Virginia
Born (1980-05-08) May 8, 1980 (age 39)
Roanoke, Virginia
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Turned pro2002
PlaysLeft-handed (two-handed backhand)
CollegeStanford University
Prize money$134,558
Career record1–3
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 150 (November 15, 2004)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ3 (2008)
French OpenQ1 (2008)
WimbledonQ1 (2008)
US Open1R (2004)
Career record0–2
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 210 (October 25, 2004)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon1R (2008)
US Open1R (1998, 1999)


Hippensteel attended Stanford University, where he was a four-time All-American. He was the #1 ranked player in NCAA tennis his sophomore and senior year. Before attending Stanford, Hippensteel was a US Open Boys' Doubles champion with eventual Stanford teammate David Martin in 1998. He also has ITF junior wins over Guillermo Coria and Andy Roddick. He reached a career-high ATP singles ranking of World No. 150 in November 2004, before being slowed by elbow and back injuries.

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