Kim Steinmetz

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Kim Steinmetz (American, born December 22, 1957) is a former professional Women's Tennis Association (WTA) player. In 1989 Kim suffered from a ligament tear in her elbow and retired from professional tennis. Kim was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri.[1][2]

Career highlights[edit]

Kim Steinmetz competed in over 26 Grand Slam (tennis) tournaments over her 10 year tennis career.[2]

Steinmetz victory over Natasha Zvereva in the 1988 U.S. Open is often cited as her greatest victory. Following her win over Zvereva, Steinmetz lost to Arantxa Sánchez Vicario.[2][1]

Post career[edit]

Following her injury in 1989 and subsequent retirement from professional tennis, Steinmetz began teaching in 1990. She is currently the tennis director at the Missouri Athletic Club.[1]

Earnings[edit]

Kim Steinmetz's career earnings on the professional tour totaled $90,856.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Missouri Athletic Club - Kim Steinmetz
  2. ^ a b c Kim Steinmetz | USTA Missouri Valley
  3. ^ WTA | Players | Stats | Kim Steinmetz