|Residence||Willow Springs, Illinois|
July 25, 1964 |
|Height||6'1" (185 cm)|
|Highest ranking||No. 107 (July 11, 1988)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||1R (1989)|
|US Open||2R (1984)|
|Highest ranking||No. 211 (September 17, 1984)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||2R (1989)|
He played collegiate tennis for the University of California, Los Angeles in the early 1980s. In 1984 he was an All-American and a member of the NCAA championship winning team. In 1985 he earned All-American honours again and made the Division I singles final, which he lost to Mikael Pernfors.
On the Grand Prix tennis circuit, Kures had his best result at the Boston Pro Championships in 1988, beating Roberto Argüello, John Ross and world number nine Brad Gilbert, before losing to Bruno Orešar in the quarter-finals. He was a doubles semi-finalist at the 1987 Seoul Open, partnering Paul Chamberlin.
Kures competed at the US Open four times and made the second round in 1984, defeating Hans Simonsson. He was beaten by Mats Wilander in the second round. His other appearances were in 1987 and 1988, as a singles player, and 1989, in the men's doubles draw. He also competed at the 1987 Wimbledon Championships and 1989 Australian Open.
|No.||Year||Tournament||Surface||Partner||Opponents in the final||Score in the final|
|1.||1984||Winnetka, United States||Hard||Dan Goldie|| Ricardo Acuña
|3–6, 6–4, 7–5|