Open main menu

Kim Grant (tennis)

Kim Grant (born 1 May 1971) is a former professional South African tennis player. Her career-high WTA rankings are 414 in singles, achieved on 31 July 1995, and 76 in doubles, set on 6 May 2002.

Kim Grant
Country (sports) South Africa
ResidenceAtherton, United States
Born (1971-05-01) 1 May 1971 (age 48)
Klerksdorp, South Africa
Height1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro1992
Retired2010
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$160,324
Singles
Career record92–159
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 414 (31 July 1995)
Doubles
Career record200–247
Career titles0 WTA, 10 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 76 (6 May 2002)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2002)
French Open1R (2001 & 2002)
Wimbledon1R (2000, 2001 & 2002)
US Open2R (2002 & 2003)

WTA Tour career finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 runner-upEdit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0)
WTA Championships (0)
Tier I (0)
Tier II (0)
Tier III (0-1)
Tier IV & V (0)
Outcome Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponents Score
Runner-up 27 May 2000 Strasbourg, France Clay   María Alejandra Vento   Florencia Labat
  Sonya Jeyaseelan
4–6, 3–6

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles (0–1)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 24 October 1994 Negril, Jamaica Hard   Radka Zrubáková 0–6, 2–6

Doubles (10–12)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 22 March 1993 Harare, Zimbabwe Hard   Michelle Anderson   Paula Iversen
  Claire Sessions Bailey
1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 9 May 1994 Acapulco, Mexico Clay   Ditta Huber   Paula Cabezas
  Emilie Viqueira
6–3, 2–6, 1–6
Winner 3. 24 October 1994 Negril, Jamaica Hard   Claire Sessions Bailey   Elizma Nortje
  Ximena Rodríguez
6–2, 6–7(6–8), 6–3
Winner 4. 9 January 1995 Mission, United States Hard   Claire Sessions Bailey   Shiri Burstein
  Hila Rosen
7–6(7–5), 6–2
Runner-up 5. 16 January 1995 San Antonio, United States Hard   Claire Sessions Bailey   Shiri Burstein
  Hila Rosen
2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 6. 30 October 1995 Freeport, Bahamas Hard   Claire Sessions Bailey   Rebecca Jensen
  Iwalani McCalla
2–6, 4–6
Winner 7. 5 January 1998 San Antonio, United States Hard   Mashona Washington   Andrea Šebová
  Silvia Uricková
4–6, 7–6(7–3), 6–2
Runner-up 8. 20 April 1998 Indian Hill, United States Hard   Jolene Watanabe-Giltz   Erika deLone
  Katie Schlukebir
4–6, 6–4, 3–6
Runner-up 9. 5 April 1999 Fresno, United States Hard   Kristina Triska   Erika deLone
  Annabel Ellwood
5–7, 5–7
Runner-up 10. 30 May 1999 El Paso, United States Hard   Sara Walker   Manisha Malhotra
  Julie Scott
2–6, 4–6
Winner 11. 21 June 1999 Easton, United States Hard   Lindsay Lee   Holly Parkinson
  Julie Scott
6–4, 7–6(9–7)
Winner 12. 5 July 1999 Edmond, United States Hard   Stephanie Mabry   Lauren Kalvaria
  Gabriela Lastra
6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 13. 13 September 1999 Hopewell, United States Hard   Dawn Buth   Li Fang
  Alina Jidkova
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 14. 4 June 2001 Surbiton, United Britain Grass   Lilia Osterloh   Julie Pullin
  Lorna Woodroffe
6–7, 5–7
Runner-up 15. 15 July 2001 Felixstowe, Great Britain Grass   Natalie Grandin   Trudi Musgrave
  Julie Pullin
5–7, 4–6
Winner 16. 19 March 2002 La Canada, United States Hard   Abigail Spears   Julie Pullin
  Lorna Woodroffe
4–6, 7–5, 6–1
Winner 17. 29 October 2002 Nottingham, Great Britain Hard (i)   Lilia Osterloh   Lucie Ahl
  Selima Sfar
6–1, 6–2
Winner 18. 27 April 2003 Taranto, Italy Clay   Natalie Grandin   Nicole Remis
  Delia Sescioreanu
6–2, 6–1
Runner-up 19. 8 July 2003 College Park, United States Hard   Kristina Brandi   Jennifer Russell
  Lisa McShea
2–6, 6–4, 5–7
Runner-up 20. 20 October 2003 Paducah, United States Hard   Samantha Reeves   Yan Zi
  Zheng Jie
2–6, 3–6
Winner 21. 2 June 2007 Carson, United States Hard   Sunitha Rao   Angela Haynes
  Lindsay Lee-Waters
6–4, 6–4
Winner 22. 7 July 2007 Southlake, United States Hard   Surina De Beer   Stéphanie Dubois
  Valérie Tétreault
4–6, 6–4, 6–4

External linksEdit