Kevin King (tennis)

Kevin King (born February 28, 1991) is an American professional tennis player playing primarily on the ATP Challenger Tour. He played collegiate tennis for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and was a two-time ITA All-American (2011 and 2012) and a three-time All-ACC performer.[2]

Kevin King
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Full nameKevin Scott King
Country (sports) United States
ResidencePeachtree City, Georgia, United States
Born (1991-02-28) February 28, 1991 (age 29)
Peachtree City, Georgia, United States
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
PlaysLeft-handed
CollegeGeorgia Tech
CoachSean Ferreira
Prize money$301,168
Singles
Career record1-5
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 162 (May 7, 2018)
Current rankingNo. 286 (16 March 2020)[1]
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2018)
French OpenQ1 (2018)
WimbledonQ1 (2018)
US OpenQ1 (2018)
Doubles
Career record2–8
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 114 (July 28, 2014)
Current rankingNo. 422 (16 March 2020)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon1R (2014)
US Open1R (2014, 2018)
Last updated on: 22 March 2020.

On May 7, 2018, he reached his highest ATP singles ranking of No. 162.[3]

Challenger and Futures finalsEdit

Singles: 8 (6–2)Edit

Legend (Singles)
ATP Challenger Tour (1–0)
ITF Futures Tour (5–2)
Titles by Surface
Hard (5–2)
Clay (1–0)
Grass (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 May 2014 Mexico F2, Córdoba Futures Hard   Adam El Mihdawy 6–2, 7–5
Win 2–0 May 2014 Mexico F3, Mexico City Futures Hard   Christopher Díaz Figueroa 6–1, 6–2
Loss 2–1 Aug 2015 USA F24, Decatur Futures Hard   Luke Saville 4–6, 4–6
Win 3–1 Aug 2015 USA F25, Champaign Futures Hard   Richard Gabb 6–3, 6–1
Win 4–1 May 2017 Mexico F2, Villahermosa Futures Hard (i)   Iván Endara 7–5, 7–5
Loss 4–2 Jun 2017 USA F17, Winston-Salem Futures Hard   Christopher Eubanks 5–7, 6–2, 6–7(6–8)
Win 5–2 Sep 2017 Canada F6, Toronto Futures Clay   Roberto Cid Subervi 6–1, 6–2
Win 6–2 Sep 2017 Cary, US Challenger Hard   Cameron Norrie 6–4, 6–1

Doubles: 25 (11–14)Edit

Legend (Doubles)
ATP Challenger Tour (3–3)
ITF Futures Tour (8–11)
Titles by Surface
Hard (6–10)
Clay (5–4)
Grass (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Jun 2012 USA F16, Indian Harbour Beach Futures Clay   Juan Carlos Spir   Ruben Gonzales
  Darian King
2–6, 6–3, [4–10]
Loss 0–2 Feb 2013 USA F4, Palm Coast Futures Clay   Vahid Mirzadeh   Jean-Yves Aubone
  Joey B. Burkhardt
4–6, 3–6
Loss 0–3 Mar 2013 USA F6, Harlingen Futures Hard   Dean O'Brien   Ruben Gonzales
  Chris Letcher
2–6, 3–6
Win 1–3 Aug 2013 Colombia F4, Bogotá Futures Clay   Juan Carlos Spir   Felipe Mantilla
  Eduardo Struvay
6–3, 6–3
Win 2–3 Aug 2013 Colombia F5, Manizales Futures Clay   Juan Carlos Spir   Chase Buchanan
  Devin McCarthy
6–3, 7–5
Win 3–3 Sep 2013 Quito, Ecuador Challenger Clay   Juan Carlos Spir   Christopher Díaz Figueroa
  Carlos Salamanca
7–5, 6–7(9–11), [11–9]
Loss 3–4 Oct 2013 USA F27, Mansfield Futures Hard   Jean-Yves Aubone   Edward Corrie
  Daniel Smethurst
3–6, 5–7
Win 4–4 Jan 2014 USA F1, Plantation Futures Clay   Juan Carlos Spir   Jean-Yves Aubone
  Vahid Mirzadeh
7–6(7–5), 6–3
Loss 4–5 Jan 2014 Bucaramanga, Colombia Challenger Clay   Juan Carlos Spir   Juan Sebastián Cabal
  Robert Farah
6–7(3–7), 3–6
Win 5–5 Feb 2014 Chitré, Panama Challenger Hard   Juan Carlos Spir   Alex Llompart
  Mateo Nicolas Martinez
7–6(7–5), 6–4
Win 6–5 Apr 2014 San Luis Potosí, Mexico Challenger Clay   Juan Carlos Spir   Adrián Menéndez Maceiras
  Agustín Velotti
6–3, 6–4
Loss 6–6 Apr 2014 Mexico F1, Querétaro Futures Hard   Dean O'Brien   César Ramírez
  Miguel Ángel Reyes-Varela
3–6, 5–7
Loss 6–7 May 2014 Mexico F2, Córdoba Futures Hard   Dean O'Brien   César Ramírez
  Miguel Ángel Reyes-Varela
6–7(1–7), 1–6
Win 7–7 May 2014 Mexico F3, Mexico City Futures Hard   Dean O'Brien   Alex Llompart
  Mateo Nicolas Martinez
6–3, 6–4
Loss 7–8 Sep 2014 Ecuador F6, Ibarra Futures Clay   Juan Carlos Spir   Sergio Galdós
  Marco Trungelliti
6–7(5–7), 6–7(2–7)
Loss 7–9 Jan 2015 France F2, Bressuire Futures Hard (i)   David Rice   Fabrice Martin
  Purav Raja
3–6, 2–6
Loss 7–10 Mar 2015 Canada F1, Gatineau Futures Hard (i)   Dean O'Brien   Germain Gigounon
  Daniel Smethurst
4–6, 4–6
Win 8–10 Mar 2015 Canada F2, Sherbrooke Futures Hard (i)   Dean O'Brien   Edward Corrie
  Daniel Smethurst
6–4, 2–6, [10–5]
Win 9–10 Aug 2015 USA F24, Decatur Futures Hard   Evan King   Grégoire Barrère
  Tom Jomby
6–0, 6–2
Loss 9–11 Aug 2015 USA F25, Champaign Futures Hard   Evan King   Justin S. Shane
  Ryan Shane
1–6, 6–7(4–7)
Loss 9–12 Feb 2017 Cuernavaca, Mexico Challenger Hard   Dean O'Brien   Austin Krajicek
  Jackson Withrow
7–6(7–4), 6–7(5–7), [9–11]
Win 10–12 May 2017 Mexico F2, Villahermosa Futures Hard   Nicolaas Scholtz   Farris Fathi Gosea
  Nathaniel Lammons
7–6(7–4), 7–6(7–4)
Loss 10–13 Jun 2017 USA F17, Winston-Salem Futures Hard   Christopher Eubanks   Brandon Holt
  Riley Smith
6–7(4–7), 3–6
Win 11–13 Jun 2017 USA F19, Winston-Salem Futures Hard   Christopher Eubanks   Dominik Köpfer
  Luis David Martínez
6–3, 6–4
Loss 11–14 Jul 2017 Winnetka, US Challenger Hard   Bradley Klahn   Sanchai Ratiwatana
  Christopher Rungkat
6–7(4–7), 2–6

Personal lifeEdit

Kevin King is the son of Bill and Nuala King. He comes from a family of athletes – his father played football at Villanova and his sister, Lara, played tennis at Saint Leo University. Kevin graduated with honors from Georgia Tech with a degree in mechanical engineering.[2]

In 2019, Kevin married Caroline Price, a fellow tennis player, who played collegiate tennis for North Carolina. Caroline is the daughter of former professional basketball player, Mark Price.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ a b "Player Bio: Kevin King". Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. Georgia Institute of Technology. Retrieved November 3, 2017.
  3. ^ "Player Overview: Kevin King". ATP. Retrieved November 3, 2017.

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