Georgia Tech will be represented at the U.S. Open Tennis Championships in Flushing, N.Y. by 23-year old former All-American Kevin King.
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King will be participating in the doubles draw of the U.S. Open with his teammate Marcos Giron from Thousand Oaks, California.
King and Giron will be facing Dusan Lajovic of Serbia and Joao Sousa of Portugal in their opening round matchup. Kevin King is ranked as the 119th best doubles player in the world while his partner Marcos Giron is ranked 881st.
The former Tech All-American is no stranger to success in doubles play with three professional doubles championships to his credit in 2014.
He made his Grand Slam doubles draw at Wimbledon this summer and will be competing in the U.S. Open for the first time in his career.
Kevin King while at Georgia Tech c0llected 90 doubles victories. Also, King has won three ITF futures and ATP Challengers events playing alongside his former Tech teammates Juan Spir and Dean O’Brien.
The U.S. Open Men’s doubles draw starts August 27th.