Kevin Kim

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Kevin Kim
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Country  United States
Born (1978-07-26) July 26, 1978 (age 35)
Torrance, California
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Turned pro 1997
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money $1,539,118
Singles
Career record 44–97
Career titles 0
9 Challengers
Highest ranking No. 63 (March 21, 2005)
Current ranking No. 483 (July 9, 2012)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (2005)
French Open 2R (2006)
Wimbledon 2R (2005)
US Open 2R (2009)
Doubles
Career record 19–37
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 118 (August 27, 2001)
Current ranking No. 1194 (July 9, 2012)
Last updated on: July 15, 2012.

Kevin Kim (born July 26, 1978) is an American tennis player of Korean descent.

In 1993, Kim won the USTA National Boys' 16 Indoor Doubles Championship with Michael Russell.[1] He 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]

He entered the top 100 in 2004, reaching a career-high singles ranking of World No. 63 in March 2005. Kim reached the third round of the 2005 Australian Open, and has won 9 Challenger titles.

References[edit]

  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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