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Kevin Kim (born July 26, 1978) is an American retired tennis player. He entered the top 100 in 2004, reaching a career-high singles ranking of World No. 63 in March 2005.

Kevin Kim
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Country (sports) United States
Born (1978-07-26) July 26, 1978 (age 40)
Torrance, California
Height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Turned pro1997
Retired2015
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,545,790
Singles
Career record44–97
Career titles0
9 Challengers
Highest rankingNo. 63 (March 21, 2005)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (2005)
French Open2R (2006)
Wimbledon2R (2005)
US Open2R (2009)
Doubles
Career record19–37
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 118 (August 27, 2001)
Last updated on: July 26, 2015.

In 1993, Kim won the USTA National Boys' 16 Indoor Doubles Championship with Michael Russell.[1] Kim lost to Russell in the finals of the 1994 USTA National Boys' 16 Singles Championships.[1][2] He beat Russell in the finals of the 1994 USTA National Boys' 16 Clay Court Championships, and lost to Russell in the finals of the 1994 Easter Bowl Boys' 16s Championships.[2]

In 1995, he lost to Russell in the finals of the USTA National Boys’ 18 Clay Court Championships.[1] Kim reached the second round in singles and the quarterfinals in doubles with Russell at the 1995 Australian Open Junior Championships.[1]

In 1996, he won the doubles title with Russell at the 1996 Asuncion Bowl in Asuncion, Paraguay.[1] At the 1996 USTA National Boys’ 18 Championships, he lost in the doubles final with Russell to Bob and Mike Bryan.[1] He was a doubles quarterfinalist with Russell at the 1996 Wimbledon junior championships.[1]

Kim reached the third round of the 2005 Australian Open, and won 9 Challenger titles in his career.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Michael Russell: Circuit Player of the Week". USTA. May 25, 2008. Retrieved November 10, 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Sunny Hills' Kim Advances in Miami". Los Angeles Times. April 2, 1994. Retrieved November 12, 2013.

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