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Kevin King

Kevin King - Men's Tennis - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Height 6-2
Weight 182
Birthdate 02/28/1991
Hometown Peachtree City, Ga.
Last School Keystone National
Experience 4 letters
Height / Weight 6-2 / 182
Kevin King - Men's Tennis - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

2011 ITA All-American
2010, 2011, 2012 All-ACC Team

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General Info: Highest ranked American recruit to ever enroll Tech, and left as one of its best-ever doubles players … Lengthy, athletic lefty with a big game and potential for the highest level of tennis … ITA All-American in 2011 and a three-time All-ACC performer who is an excellent example for a Georgia Tech student-athlete … Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll all four years.

Played near the top of Tech[apos]s singles lineup (ranked as high as No. 7 in the nation as a senior) and teamed with Juan Spir to form one of the nation[apos]s best doubles teams (ranked as high as No. 2 during the 2011-12 year), and the best ever to play at Tech … Finished his career with 87 doubles wins (87-39 record), breaking the previous mark of 82 set by Sergio Aquirre … Teamed with Spir for 66 of those wins (66-22 career, in dual matches, 19-8 vs. ACC) … Compiled an 80-41 career singles record, 25-15 in ACC matches.

2011-12: Began the fall ranked 85th in the nation and rose as high as No. 7 before settling back at No. 26 following the NCAA Singles Championship … Won his first-round match but lost in the round of 32 … Earned All-ACC honors for the third time … Finished the spring with a 28-10 singles record for the year, 6-9 vs. ranked opponents, 13-6 in dual matches and 5-4 vs. the ACC, all at the No. 1 position … Best victories include No. 18 Andreas Mies of Auburn and No. 34 Jamie Whiteford of William & Mary … Enjoyed a stellar fall in which he won the USTA/ITA Southeast Regional and advanced to the USTA/ITA National Indoor quarterfinals … Has a 79-40 career singles record, 26-15 in ACC matches … Teamed with Juan Spir to produce a 16-2 dual match record at No. 1 doubles , including an 8-1 mark in ACC play, and finished the year ranked No. 4 … Posted the Jackets[apos] best record for the fall, going 14-3 … Defeated California[apos]s Carlos Cueto (No. 26) in the ITA All-American Main Draw … Bested Georgia[apos]s Sadio Doumbia (No. 24) and Ignacio Tabouda (No. 110) to win the USTA/ITA Southeast Regional … Advanced to the quarterfinals of the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships before falling to Illinois[apos] Dennis Nevolo (No. 7) … … Posted a 5-2 doubles record with partner Kevin King with the tandem ranked 1st nationally in the fall … The duo defeated Maryland[apos]s John Collins and Maros Horny (No. 9) and Auburn[apos]s Andres Mies and Alex Stamchev (No. 26) to advance to the finals of the ITA All-American Main Draw before falling to Ohio State[apos]s Chase Buchanan and Blaz Rola (No. 3) … Advanced to the round of 16 in the ITA National Indoor Championships before falling to Florida[apos]s Billy Federhofer and Nassim Slilam (No. 36)..

2010-11: All-ACC performer and an ITA All-American who worked his way up from No. 5 at the beginning of the dual season to No. 3 midway through the ACC schedule … Had a 9-2 at No. 3, 7-1 at No. 4 … Played No. 2 on the final weekend of the regular season and in the ACC Tournament when Juan Spir was injured … Had a 23-8 overall singles record, 19-4 in the dual season and 7-3 in ACC matches … Had won nine matches in a row at one point, and won both of his matches the ACC Tournament that were played to their conclusion … Teamed with Spir to produce a 16-6 dual match record at No. 1 doubles … They reached the semifinals of the NCAA Doubles Championship as the 14th seed, knocking off top-seeded Boris Conkic and John-Patrick Smith of Tennessee and two other top 10 seeds … Finished the year ranked No. 9 in the ITA doubles rankings with a 34-11 overall record … King was a part of 36 doubles wins for the year, a Tech record … Advanced to the semifinals of the USTA/ITA National Collegiate Indoors … Defeated fellow Jackets Eliot Potvin and Ryan Smith to win the USTA/ITA Southeast Regional … The duo advanced to the finals of the Southern Intercollegiate Championship before falling to Georgia[apos]s Javier Garrapiz and Hernus Pieters.

2009-10: All-ACC performer who sat out all of the fall and the early spring schedule while recovering and receiving treatment for a lingering tendonitis problem in his left shoulder … When he returned to the court in February, won his first 10 dual singles matches … Finished the year 12-6 in singles, 8-3 in ACC matches … Played his first match at No. 6, but has moved up to No. 2 in Tech[apos]s lineup, and finished the spring ranked No. 97 nationally in singles … Won just two of his last eight singles matches (all but two against ranked foes), one of those wins coming against Virginia Tech[apos]s Luka Somen (No. 66) … Teamed up with freshman Juan Spir at No. 1 doubles to go 10-6 and finished the year ranked No. 83.

2008-09: Posted a 17-17 overall record as a freshman, 12-9 in dual matches and 6-5 in ACC matches … Played most often at No. 2 (3-5) and No. 4 singles (7-2), but won both of his matches as a No. 1 … Paired with Doug Kenny in 24 doubles matches (primarily as Tech[apos]s No. 2 doubles team), posting a 13-11 record overall, 11-10 in dual matches and 5-6 in ACC play.

High School/Junior Tennis: Five-Star Blue Chip ( out of the Cary Tennis Park Academy coached by Sean Ferreira… finished ranked No. 5 in the nation in the United States Tennis Association (USTA) junior singles … a finalist in the 2008 National Open in Atlanta … the 2008 Peach State Champion … reached the 2008 USTA Boys[apos] 18 National Championship consolation semifinals in Kalamazoo, Mich.

Personal: Full name is Kevin Scott King … born February 28, 1991 … son of Bill and Nuala King … father played football at Villanova … sister Lara played varsity tennis at St. Leo University … Dean[apos]s List student in Mechanical Engineering.

Career Results (Singles)
2008-096-5 (.545)12-9 (.571)17-17 (.500)
2009-108-3 (.727)12-6 (.667)12-6 (.667)
2010-117-3 (.700)19-4 (.826)23-8 (.742)
2011-125-4 (.556)13-6 (.684)28-10 (.737)
Total26-15 (.634)56-25 (.691)80-41 (.661)
Career Results (Doubles)
2008-095-6 (.455)11-10 (.524)19-16 (.760)
2009-106-4 (.600)10-6 (.625)10-6 (.625)
2010-116-4 (.600)18-7 (.720)36-12 (.750)
2011-128-1 (.889)16-2 (.889)22-5 (.815)
Total25-15 (.625)55-25 (.688)87-39 (.690)
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