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Kent Kinnear (born November 30, 1966), is a former professional tennis player from the United States.

Kent Kinnear
Country (sports) United States
ResidenceWest Lebanon, Indiana, USA
Born (1966-11-30) November 30, 1966 (age 52)
Naperville, Illinois USA
Height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Turned pro1988
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$771,749
Singles
Career record9–22
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 163 (July 13, 1992)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (1989, 1994)
Wimbledon2R (1992)
Doubles
Career record176–210
Career titles4
Highest rankingNo. 24 (August 10, 1992)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (1993, 1997)
French Open2R (1992, 1998)
Wimbledon3R (1992)
US Open2R (1990, 1995, 1998)
Mixed doubles
Career record5–12
Career titles0
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open2R (1998)
French Open1R (1996, 1998)
Wimbledon3R (1997)
US Open2R (1995)

Kinnear enjoyed most of his tennis success while playing doubles. During his career he won 4 doubles titles and finished runner-up an additional 15 times. He achieved a career-high doubles ranking of World No. 24 in 1992.

Career finalsEdit

Doubles (4 titles, 15 runner-ups)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 1990 Tokyo Outdoor, Japan Hard   Brad Pearce   Mark Kratzmann
  Wally Masur
6–3, 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 1991 Seoul, South Korea Hard   Sven Salumaa   Alex Antonitsch
  Gilad Bloom
6–7, 1–6
Runner-up 3. 1991 Indianapolis, US Hard   Sven Salumaa   Ken Flach
  Robert Seguso
6–7, 4–6
Winner 1. 1991 Brasilia, Brazil Clay   Roger Smith   Ricardo Acioly
  Mauro Menezes
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 4. 1992 Scottsdale, US Hard   Sven Salumaa   Mark Keil
  Dave Randall
6–4, 1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 5. 1992 Indian Wells, US Hard   Sven Salumaa   Steve DeVries
  David Macpherson
6–4, 3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 6. 1992 Miami, US Hard   Sven Salumaa   Ken Flach
  Todd Witsken
4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 7. 1992 Vienna, Austria Carpet   Udo Riglewski   Ronnie Båthman
  Anders Järryd
3–6, 5–7
Runner-up 8. 1994 Seoul, South Korea Hard   Sébastien Lareau   Stephane Simian
  Kenny Thorne
4–6, 6–3, 5–7
Runner-up 9. 1994 Newport, US Grass   David Wheaton   Alex Antonitsch
  Greg Rusedski
4–6, 6–3, 4–6
Winner 2. 1994 Beijing, China Carpet   Tommy Ho   David Adams
  Andrei Olhovskiy
7–6, 6–3
Winner 3. 1995 Los Angeles, US Hard   Brent Haygarth   Scott Davis
  Goran Ivanišević
6–4, 7–6
Runner-up 10. 1995 Tel Aviv, Israel Hard   David Wheaton   Jim Grabb
  Jared Palmer
4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 11. 1996 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard   Dave Randall   Rick Leach
  Scott Melville
1–6, 6–2, 1–6
Runner-up 12. 1996 Hong Kong Hard   Dave Randall   Patrick Galbraith
  Andrei Olhovskiy
3–6, 7–6, 6–7
Runner-up 13. 1996 Singapore Hard   Kevin Ullyett   Rick Leach
  Jonathan Stark
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 14. 1997 Newport, US Grass   Aleksandar Kitinov   Justin Gimelstob
  Brett Steven
3–6, 4–6
Winner 4. 1997 Bournemouth, UK Clay   Aleksandar Kitinov   Alberto Martín
  Chris Wilkinson
7–6, 6–2
Runner-up 15. 1998 Scottsdale, US Hard   David Wheaton   Michael Tebbutt
  Cyril Suk
6–4, 1–6, 6–7

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