Famous Tennis Player Kevin Curren

Kevin Curren

South African Tennis player Kevin Melvyn Curren was born on the 2nd of March, 1958 at Durban situated in South Africa. The player became a naturalized American citizen in April 1985. He is amongst the former professional and trained tennis players. He reached a career-top singles ranking in the world to be number 5 on 20 July 1985. He turned professional in 1979 and was retired from the career tour in 1993. He played as a right-handed (1-handed backhand) player. He earned career prize money of $3,055,510 throughout his life. He turned professional in the year 1979 when he won the NCAA singles titles. Before this, he used to play for Glenwood High school, Montclair lawn Tennis Club as well as for the University of Texas in Austinin, United States.

In this way, Curren achieved his first victory in top-level singles label in 1981. Curren participated in two Grand slam singles finals and won four grand slam double titles. He won 26 double career titles in tournaments in 1980 (U.S and Switzerland), 1981 (Mexico, U.S, Sweden), 1982 (U.S), 1983 (U.S, Germany), 1984 (Netherlands), 1986 (U.K), 1987 (Japan, U.K and South Africa) 1988 (U.S, Sweden and South Africa), 1989 (Japan) and 1990 (U.K). He won his last doubles title in 1992 in Seoul. He reached the career high doubles ranking of world number 3 on 3 Jan 1983. Moreover, he won five single career titles in South Africa (1981), Germany (1982), Canada (1985), and United States (1986) and again Germany in 1989. Furthermore, he even won 3 mixed double career titles in his career.

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