Ahn at the 2018 Wimbledon Championships
|Full name||Kristie Hyerim Ahn|
|Country (sports)||United States|
|Residence||Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, United States|
|Born||June 15, 1992|
Flushing, New York, United States
|Height||5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)|
|Prize money||US$ 931,578|
|Career record||226–159 (58.7%)|
|Career titles||7 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 87 (September 30, 2019)|
|Current ranking||No. 96 (March 16, 2020)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||1R (2018, 2020)|
|French Open||1R (2020)|
|US Open||4R (2019)|
|Career record||55–52 (51.4%)|
|Career titles||2 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 199 (April 24, 2017)|
|Current ranking||No. 264 (March 16, 2020)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|US Open||1R (2009, 2017)|
|Last updated on: May 9, 2020.|
She has won seven singles titles and two doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. On 9 September 2019, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 93. Her first appearance at a Grand Slam tournament was at the age of 16 at the 2008 US Open. In 2019, she was given a wild card bid and reached the fourth round of the US Open where she became the first Asian American woman to make the round of 16 at a Grand Slam tournament since Lilia Osterloh accomplished the feat in 2000.
Ahn is of Korean descent and was born in Flushing Hospital, having later lived in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. She graduated from Stanford University in 2014 with a degree in Science, Technology and Society. She played on the Stanford women’s tennis team from 2010 to 2014 and was All-American in singles, ITA National Rookie of the Year, and Pac-10 Championships singles champion.
Only main-draw results in WTA Tour, Grand Slam tournaments, Fed Cup and Olympic Games are included in win–loss records.
Current after the 2020 season.
|Grand Slam tournaments|
|Australian Open||A||A||A||Q1||A||1R||Q2||1R||0 / 2||0–2||0%|
|French Open||A||A||A||Q2||Q2||Q1||Q1||1R||0 / 1||0–1||0%|
|Wimbledon||A||A||A||A||Q3||Q2||1R||NH||0 / 1||0–1||0%|
|US Open||1R||Q2||A||Q3||Q2||Q2||4R||1R||0 / 3||3–3||50%|
|Win–Loss||0–1||0–0||0–0||0–0||0–0||0–1||3–2||0–3||0 / 7||3–7||30%|
|Premier Mandatory tournaments|
|Indian Wells Open||A||A||A||A||A||Q2||A||NH||0 / 0||0–0||–|
|Miami Open||A||A||A||A||A||Q1||A||NH||0 / 0||0–0||–|
|China Open||NT1||A||A||A||Q1||A||Q1||NH||0 / 0||0–0||–|
|Premier 5 tournaments|
|Cincinnati Open||NT1||A||A||A||A||A||Q1||Q2||0 / 0||0–0||–|
|Pan Pacific / Wuhan Open||A||A||A||A||Q1||A||A||NH||0 / 0||0–0||–|
|Tournaments||1||0||0||0||5||6||7||5||Career total: 25|
|Titles||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Career total: 0|
|Finals||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Career total: 0|
|Overall Win–Loss||0–1||0–0||0–0||0–0||4–5||1–6||9–7||0–5||0 / 25||14–25||36%|
- *2010: WTA Ranking–507, 2011: WTA Ranking–N/A, 2012: WTA Ranking–704, 2013: WTA Ranking–719, 2014: WTA Ranking–650, 2015: WTA Ranking–208.
ITF Circuit finalsEdit
Singles: 13 (7 titles, 6 runner–ups)Edit
|Win||1–0||May 2008||ITF Landisville, United States||10,000||Hard||Rebecca Marino||6–3, 2–6, 6–3|
|Win||2–0||Jun 2008||ITF Houston, United States||10,000||Hard (i)||Chan Chin-wei||7–6(7), 0–6, 7–6(2)|
|Win||3–0||Mar 2009||ITF Hammond, United States||25,000||Hard||Sophie Ferguson||0–6, 6–4, 6–4|
|Loss||3–1||May 2010||Carson Challenger, United States||50,000||Clay||CoCo Vandeweghe||1–6, 3–6|
|Win||4–1||May 2015||ITF Changwon, South Korea||25,000||Hard||Lee Ye-ra||6–3, 3–2 ret.|
|Win||5–1||Aug 2015||Winnipeg Challenger, Canada||25,000||Hard||Sharon Fichman||6–2, 7–5|
|Loss||5–2||Apr 2016||ITF Changwon, South Korea||25,000||Hard||Susanne Celik||2–6, 0–6|
|Loss||5–3||Nov 2016||Scottsdale Challenge, United States||50,000||Hard||Beatriz Haddad Maia||6–7(4), 6–7(2)|
|Win||6–3||Apr 2017||Dothan Pro Classic, United States||60,000||Clay||Amanda Anisimova||1–6, 6–2, 6–2|
|Loss||6–4||May 2017||Open Saint-Gaudens, France||60,000||Clay||Richèl Hogenkamp||2–6, 4–6|
|Win||7–4||Nov 2017||Pro Challenge Tyler, United States||80,000||Hard||Danielle Collins||6–4, 6–4|
|Loss||7–5||Aug 2018||ITF Landisville, United States||60,000||Hard||Madison Brengle||4–6, 0–1 ret.|
|Loss||7–6||Feb 2019||ITF Rancho Santa Fe, United States||25,000||Hard||Nicole Gibbs||3–6, 3–6|
Doubles: 6 (2 titles, 4 runner–ups)Edit
|Win||1–0||May 2010||ITF Raleigh, United States||50,000||Clay||Nicole Gibbs|| Alexandra Mueller
|Loss||1–1||Aug 2015||ITF Winnipeg, Canada||25,000||Hard||Lorraine Guillermo|| Sharon Fichman
|Loss||1–2||Oct 2015||ITF Toronto, Canada||50,000||Hard (i)||Fanny Stollár|| Sharon Fichman
|2–6, 7–6(6), [6–10]|
|Win||2–2||Apr 2017||ITF Indian Harbour Beach, United States||80,000||Clay||Quinn Gleason|| Laura Pigossi
|Loss||2–3||Apr 2017||ITF Dothan, United States||60,000||Clay||Lizette Cabrera|| Emina Bektas
|3–6, 6–1, [2–10]|
|Loss||2–4||May 2019||ITF Fukuoka, Japan||60,000||Carpet||Alison Bai|| Naomi Broady
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- Rothenberg, Ben (2019-09-02). "For Kristie Ahn, Kind Words From Deep in Her Past". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2019-09-04.
- "Surprising American wild card Kristie Ahn soaking in her US Open run". ESPN.com. 2019-09-02. Retrieved 2019-09-04.
- Lewis, Brian (2019-09-03). "Kristie Ahn keeps her career alive despite US Open defeat". New York Post. Retrieved 2019-09-04.
- "Player & Career overview".
- "World TeamTennis Adds Stars Tiafoe, Puig, Roanic, Bouchard, & Sock As Rosters Set For 2020". WTT.com. June 16, 2020.
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