Kevin Moir

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Kevin Moir
Country (sports) South Africa South Africa
Born (1961-10-14) 14 October 1961 (age 55)
South Africa
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro 1983
Plays Right-handed
College Auburn University
Prize money $44,047
Career record 2–10
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 162 (26 Aug 1985)
Grand Slam Singles results
Wimbledon 1R (1986)
US Open 3R (1984)
Career record 2-4
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 307 (21 Oct 1985)

Kevin Moir (born 14 October 1961) is a former professional tennis player from South Africa.[1] He is the brother of Barry Moir.


Moir, the South African junior champion in 1980, played collegiate tennis while at Auburn University and was a member of the team that won the Southeastern Conference in 1983.[2] He turned professional at the end of the year.[3]

Playing as a qualifier, Moir managed to reach the third round of the US Open in 1984.[3] He defeated top 100 player Sammy Giammalva, Jr in the opening round and then won in a walkover against countryman Kevin Curren, who withdrew with a sprained ankle before the match.[4] In the third round, Moir met top seed and eventual champion John McEnroe. The American won in straight sets.[3]

He also competed in the main draw of the 1986 Wimbledon Championships but was unable to get past Jay Lapidus in the first round.[3]