Kevin Curren

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Date of Birth March 2, 1958
Place of Birth Durban, South Africa
Age 62 years old
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Kevin Curren

Kevin Melvyn Curren is a South African former professional tennis player. He played in two Grand Slam singles finals and won four Grand Slam doubles titles, reaching a career-high singles ranking of world No. 5.

Country (sports): South Africa
Residence: Austin, Texas
Born: Mar 2, 1958, Durban, South Africa
Height: 0 ft
Turned pro: 1979
Retired: 1993
Plays: Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money: $3,055,510
Career record: 338–235 (Grand Prix, WCT, ATP & Grand Slam-level, and Davis Cup)
Career titles: 5
Highest ranking: No. 5 (22 July 1985)
Australian Open: F (1984)
French Open: 2R (1992)
Wimbledon: F (1985)
US Open: 4R (1981, 1990)
WCT Finals: SF (1984)
Career record: 430–249 (Grand Prix, WCT, ATP & Grand Slam-level, and Davis Cup)
Career titles: 26
Highest ranking: No. 3 (3 January 1983)
Australian Open: SF (1981)
French Open: QF (1984)
Wimbledon: SF (1982, 1983)
US Open: W (1982)
Career titles: 3
Wimbledon: W (1982)
US Open: W (1981, 1982)

About Kevin Curren

He reached a singles ranking of fifth in the world in 1985 and won a U.S. Open doubles titles in 1982 as well as mixed doubles titles at Wimbledon and the U.S. Open.

Before Fame

He competed in cricket and tennis at Glenwood High School in Durban, South Africa.

Achievement

He was the runner-up at the 1984 Australian Open.

Family Life

He was born in Durban, South Africa and became a naturalized American citizen in 1985.

Associations

He lost to Boris Becker in the 1985 finals of Wimbledon.

Information related to Kevin Curren

  • Tennis people from Texas
  • South African male tennis players
  • South African emigrants to the United States
  • Sportspeople from Austin, Texas
  • Wimbledon champions
  • US Open (tennis) champions
  • Sportspeople from Durban
  • Grand Slam (tennis) champions in men's doubles
  • Grand Slam (tennis) champions in mixed doubles
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Latest information about Kevin Curren updated on September 18, 2020.

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