Kim Chi-wan
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Kim Chi-wan
Kim Chi-wan
Full nameKim Chi-wan
Country (sports) South Korea
Born (1968-10-01) 1 October 1968 (age 53)
Ulsan, South Korea
Height5'11" (180cm)
Prize money$11,195
Singles
Career record1-2
Highest rankingNo. 422 (15 June 1992)
Doubles
Career record4-5
Highest rankingNo. 301 (16 August 1993)

Kim Chi-wan (born 1 October 1968) is a former professional tennis player from South Korea.

Biography

Born in Ulsan, Kim is the youngest of three siblings and started playing tennis while in elementary school.[1]

He featured in a total of eight Davis Cup ties for South Korea, mostly as a doubles player.

His regular doubles partner was Chang Eui-jong and the pair played together at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, where they lost their first round match in five sets to Indonesia's Hary Suharyadi and Bonit Wiryawan.[2]

All of his ATP Tour main draw appearances came at his local tournament, the Korea Open in Seoul. Most notably he had a win over Kevin Curren in 1992 and was a doubles semi-finalist in 1993.[3]

At the 1994 Asian Games he and Chang Eui-jong were silver medalists in the men's doubles.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Bio". atpworldtour.com. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ "Kim Chi-Wan Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 2018.
  3. ^ "Korean Open in Seoul". Sydney Morning Herald. 23 April 1992. p. 48. Retrieved 2018.

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