Kevin King (tennis)
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Kevin King Tennis
Kevin King
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Full nameKevin Scott King
Country (sports) United States
ResidencePeachtree City, Georgia, United States
Born (1991-02-28) February 28, 1991 (age 31)
Peachtree City, Georgia, United States
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro2013
Retired2021
PlaysLeft-handed (two-handed backhand)
CollegeGeorgia Tech
Prize money$311,198
Singles
Career record1-6
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 162 (May 7, 2018)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian Open1R (2018)
French OpenQ1 (2018)
WimbledonQ1 (2018)
US OpenQ1 (2018)
Doubles
Career record2-8
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 114 (July 28, 2014)
Grand Slam doubles results
Wimbledon1R (2014)
US Open1R (2014, 2018)
Last updated on: 23 August 2021.

Kevin King (born February 28, 1991) is an American former professional tennis player who primarily played on the ATP Challenger Tour. He played collegiate tennis for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and was a two-time ITA All-American (2011 and 2012) and a three-time All-ACC performer.[1]

On May 7, 2018, he reached his highest ATP singles ranking of No. 162.[2]

Challenger and Futures/World Tennis Tour finals

Singles: 9 (6-3)

Legend (singles)
ATP Challenger Tour (1-0)
ITF Futures Tour/World Tennis Tour (5-3)
Titles by surface
Hard (5-3)
Clay (1-0)
Grass (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1-0 May 2014 Mexico F2, Córdoba Futures Hard United States Adam El Mihdawy 6-2, 7-5
Win 2-0 May 2014 Mexico F3, Mexico City Futures Hard Guatemala Christopher Díaz Figueroa 6-1, 6-2
Loss 2-1 Aug 2015 USA F24, Decatur Futures Hard Australia Luke Saville 4-6, 4-6
Win 3-1 Aug 2015 USA F25, Champaign Futures Hard United Kingdom Richard Gabb 6-3, 6-1
Win 4-1 May 2017 Mexico F2, Villahermosa Futures Hard (i) Ecuador Iván Endara 7-5, 7-5
Loss 4-2 Jun 2017 USA F17, Winston-Salem Futures Hard United States Christopher Eubanks 5-7, 6-2, 6-7(6-8)
Win 5-2 Sep 2017 Canada F6, Toronto Futures Clay Dominican Republic Roberto Cid Subervi 6-1, 6-2
Win 6-2 Sep 2017 Cary, USA Challenger Hard United Kingdom Cameron Norrie 6-4, 6-1
Loss 6-3 Jun 2019 M25 Martos, Spain World Tennis Tour Hard Colombia Eduardo Struvay 3-6, 2-6

Doubles: 25 (11-14)

Legend (doubles)
ATP Challenger Tour (3-3)
ITF Futures Tour (8-11)
Titles by surface
Hard (6-10)
Clay (5-4)
Grass (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Jun 2012 USA F16, Indian Harbour Beach Futures Clay Colombia Juan Carlos Spir Philippines Ruben Gonzales
Barbados Darian King
2-6, 6-3, [4-10]
Loss 0-2 Feb 2013 USA F4, Palm Coast Futures Clay United States Vahid Mirzadeh United States Jean-Yves Aubone
United States Joey B. Burkhardt
4-6, 3-6
Loss 0-3 Mar 2013 USA F6, Harlingen Futures Hard South Africa Dean O'Brien Philippines Ruben Gonzales
Australia Chris Letcher
2-6, 3-6
Win 1-3 Aug 2013 Colombia F4, Bogotá Futures Clay Colombia Juan Carlos Spir Colombia Felipe Mantilla
Colombia Eduardo Struvay
6-3, 6-3
Win 2-3 Aug 2013 Colombia F5, Manizales Futures Clay Colombia Juan Carlos Spir United States Chase Buchanan
United States Devin McCarthy
6-3, 7-5
Win 3-3 Sep 2013 Quito, Ecuador Challenger Clay Colombia Juan Carlos Spir Guatemala Christopher Díaz Figueroa
Colombia Carlos Salamanca
7-5, 6-7(9-11), [11-9]
Loss 3-4 Oct 2013 USA F27, Mansfield Futures Hard United States Jean-Yves Aubone United Kingdom Edward Corrie
United Kingdom Daniel Smethurst
3-6, 5-7
Win 4-4 Jan 2014 USA F1, Plantation Futures Clay Colombia Juan Carlos Spir United States Jean-Yves Aubone
United States Vahid Mirzadeh
7-6(7-5), 6-3
Loss 4-5 Jan 2014 Bucaramanga, Colombia Challenger Clay Colombia Juan Carlos Spir Colombia Juan Sebastián Cabal
Colombia Robert Farah
6-7(3-7), 3-6
Win 5-5 Feb 2014 Chitré, Panama Challenger Hard Colombia Juan Carlos Spir Puerto Rico Alex Llompart
Argentina Mateo Nicolas Martinez
7-6(7-5), 6-4
Win 6-5 Apr 2014 San Luis Potosí, Mexico Challenger Clay Colombia Juan Carlos Spir Spain Adrián Menéndez Maceiras
Argentina Agustín Velotti
6-3, 6-4
Loss 6-6 Apr 2014 Mexico F1, Querétaro Futures Hard South Africa Dean O'Brien Mexico César Ramírez
Mexico Miguel Ángel Reyes-Varela
3-6, 5-7
Loss 6-7 May 2014 Mexico F2, Córdoba Futures Hard South Africa Dean O'Brien Mexico César Ramírez
Mexico Miguel Ángel Reyes-Varela
6-7(1-7), 1-6
Win 7-7 May 2014 Mexico F3, Mexico City Futures Hard South Africa Dean O'Brien Puerto Rico Alex Llompart
Argentina Mateo Nicolas Martinez
6-3, 6-4
Loss 7-8 Sep 2014 Ecuador F6, Ibarra Futures Clay Colombia Juan Carlos Spir Peru Sergio Galdós
Argentina Marco Trungelliti
6-7(5-7), 6-7(2-7)
Loss 7-9 Jan 2015 France F2, Bressuire Futures Hard (i) United Kingdom David Rice France Fabrice Martin
India Purav Raja
3-6, 2-6
Loss 7-10 Mar 2015 Canada F1, Gatineau Futures Hard (i) South Africa Dean O'Brien Belgium Germain Gigounon
United Kingdom Daniel Smethurst
4-6, 4-6
Win 8-10 Mar 2015 Canada F2, Sherbrooke Futures Hard (i) South Africa Dean O'Brien United Kingdom Edward Corrie
United Kingdom Daniel Smethurst
6-4, 2-6, [10-5]
Win 9-10 Aug 2015 USA F24, Decatur Futures Hard United States Evan King France Grégoire Barrère
France Tom Jomby
6-0, 6-2
Loss 9-11 Aug 2015 USA F25, Champaign Futures Hard United States Evan King United States Justin S. Shane
United States Ryan Shane
1-6, 6-7(4-7)
Loss 9-12 Feb 2017 Cuernavaca, Mexico Challenger Hard South Africa Dean O'Brien United States Austin Krajicek
United States Jackson Withrow
7-6(7-4), 6-7(5-7), [9-11]
Win 10-12 May 2017 Mexico F2, Villahermosa Futures Hard South Africa Nicolaas Scholtz United Kingdom Farris Fathi Gosea
United States Nathaniel Lammons
7-6(7-4), 7-6(7-4)
Loss 10-13 Jun 2017 USA F17, Winston-Salem Futures Hard United States Christopher Eubanks United States Brandon Holt
United States Riley Smith
6-7(4-7), 3-6
Win 11-13 Jun 2017 USA F19, Winston-Salem Futures Hard United States Christopher Eubanks Germany Dominik Köpfer
Venezuela Luis David Martínez
6-3, 6-4
Loss 11-14 Jul 2017 Winnetka, USA Challenger Hard United States Bradley Klahn Thailand Sanchai Ratiwatana
Indonesia Christopher Rungkat
6-7(4-7), 2-6

Personal life

Kevin King is the son of Bill and Nuala King. He comes from a family of athletes - his father played football at Villanova and his sister, Lara, played tennis at Saint Leo University. Kevin graduated with honors from Georgia Tech with a degree in mechanical engineering.[1]

In 2019, Kevin married Caroline Price, a fellow tennis player, who played collegiate tennis for North Carolina. Caroline is the daughter of former professional basketball player, Mark Price.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Player Bio: Kevin King". Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. Georgia Institute of Technology. Retrieved 2017.
  2. ^ "Player Overview: Kevin King". ATP. Retrieved 2017.

External links


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