K. J. Hippensteel
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|Country (sports)||United States|
May 8, 1980 |
|Height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Plays||Left-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Highest ranking||No. 150 (November 15, 2004)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||Q3 (2008)|
|French Open||Q1 (2008)|
|US Open||1R (2004)|
|Highest ranking||No. 210 (October 25, 2004)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|US Open||1R (1998, 1999)|
K. J. Hippensteel (born May 8, 1980) is a retired American tennis player.
Hippensteel attended Stanford University, where he was a four-time All-American. He was the #1 ranked player in NCAA tennis his sophomore and senior year. Before attending Stanford, Hippensteel was a US Open Boys' Doubles champion with eventual Stanford teammate David Martin in 1998. He also has ITF junior wins over Guillermo Coria and Andy Roddick. He reached a career-high ATP singles ranking of World No. 150 in November 2004, before being slowed by elbow and back injuries.
Hippensteel recently started medical school at Duke University, where he will also serve as an assistant coach for the men's tennis team.
- K. J. Hippensteel at the Association of Tennis Professionals
- K. J. Hippensteel's Australian Open profile
- K. J. Hippensteel's Circuit Player Of The Week article
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