Kevin Kim

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Kevin Kim
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Country (sports)  United States
Born (1978-07-26) July 26, 1978 (age 40)
Torrance, California
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Turned pro 1997
Retired 2015
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money $1,545,790
Career record 44–97
Career titles 0
9 Challengers
Highest ranking No. 63 (March 21, 2005)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (2005)
French Open 2R (2006)
Wimbledon 2R (2005)
US Open 2R (2009)
Career record 19–37
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 118 (August 27, 2001)
Last updated on: July 26, 2015.

Kevin Kim (born July 26, 1978) is an American retired tennis player. He entered the top 100 in 2004, reaching a career-high singles ranking of World No. 63 in March 2005.

In 1993, Kim won the USTA National Boys' 16 Indoor Doubles Championship with Michael Russell.[1] Kim lost to Russell in the finals of the 1994 USTA National Boys' 16 Singles Championships.[1][2] He beat Russell in the finals of the 1994 USTA National Boys' 16 Clay Court Championships, and lost to Russell in the finals of the 1994 Easter Bowl Boys' 16s Championships.[2]

In 1995, he lost to Russell in the finals of the USTA National Boys’ 18 Clay Court Championships.[1] Kim reached the second round in singles and the quarterfinals in doubles with Russell at the 1995 Australian Open Junior Championships.[1]

In 1996, he won the doubles title with Russell at the 1996 Asuncion Bowl in Asuncion, Paraguay.[1] At the 1996 USTA National Boys’ 18 Championships, he lost in the doubles final with Russell to Bob and Mike Bryan.[1] He was a doubles quarterfinalist with Russell at the 1996 Wimbledon junior championships.[1]

Kim reached the third round of the 2005 Australian Open, and won 9 Challenger titles in his career.


  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Michael Russell: Circuit Player of the Week". USTA. May 25, 2008. Retrieved November 10, 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Sunny Hills' Kim Advances in Miami". Los Angeles Times. April 2, 1994. Retrieved November 12, 2013.

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