Kuhn (left) with Juan Carlos Ferrero in 2015
Spain (2016–current) |
20 March 2000|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Career record||1–2 (at ATP Tour level, Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)|
|Highest ranking||No. 196 (16 April 2018)|
|Current ranking||No. 199 (7 May 2018)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open Junior||1R (2016)|
|French Open Junior||F (2017)|
|Wimbledon Junior||2R (2016)|
|US Open Junior||QF (2016)|
|Highest ranking||No. 604 (12 February 2018)|
|Current ranking||No. 604 (12 February 2018)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open Junior||QF (2016)|
|French Open Junior||W (2017)|
|Wimbledon Junior||1R (2016)|
|Last updated on: 12 February 2018.|
Kuhn has a German father and a Russian mother. From 2014 to 2016, he had represented Germany in ITF Junior and Pro tournaments before switching allegiances to Spain.
Kuhn won the 2017 French Open – Boys' Doubles title and reached the singles final of the same tournament.
He made his ATP main draw debut at the Shenzhen Open as a wildcard.
Kuhn got to the finals of the Budapest Indoor Challenger Open in February 2017, but lost to ATP Tour veteran Vasek Pospisil in three sets. But he teamed up with Felix Auger-Aliassime to win the same tournament's doubles title. Next month Kuhn was awarded a wildcard for the 2018 Miami Open. He defeated Darian King to win his maiden ATP main draw match. He became the youngest Spaniard since Rafael Nadal to win a match on the ATP World Tour. . In the second round he lost in straight sets to 15th seed Fabio Fognini.
Junior Grand Slam finals
Singles: 1 (1 runner-up)
|Loss||2017||French Open||Clay||Alexei Popyrin||6–7(5–7), 3–6|
Doubles: 1 (1 title)
|Win||2017||French Open||Clay||Zsombor Piros|| Vasil Kirkov
ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finals
Singles: 3 (2–1)
|ATP Challenger (1–1)|
|ITF Futures (1–0)|
|Win||1–0||May 2017||Zamardi, Hungary||Clay||Attila Balázs||6–4, 6–0|
|Win||2–0||Jul 2017||Braunschweig, Germany||Clay||Viktor Galović||2–6, 7–5, 4–2 ret.|
|Loss||2–1||Feb 2018||Budapest, Hungary||Hard (i)||Vasek Pospisil||6–7(3–7), 6–3, 3–6.|
Doubles: 1 (1–0)
|ATP Challenger (1–0)|
|ITF Futures (0–0)|
|Win||1–0||Feb 2018||Budapest, Hungary||Hard||Félix Auger-Aliassime|| Marin Draganja
|2–6, 6–2, [11–9]|
Singles performance timeline
|Grand Slam tournaments|
|ATP World Tour Masters 1000|
- Gee, Donna (27 October 2015). "A NEW BAWL GAME: Tennis sensation Nicola Kuhn is 15, blond, superfit - and simply the best".
- "Challenger #NextGenATP First-Time Winner: Nicola Kuhn". ATP World Tour. 17 July 2017.
- Meiseles, Josh. "Pospisil Goes Back-To-Back With Budapest Title". ATPWorldTour.com. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
- "Kuhn Announces Arrival in Style". ATP World Tour. 23 March 2018.