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  Kim Coventry
School: Univ. of Kentucky
Year: Senior
Home Town: Melbourne, Australia
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High School: Salesian College
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Singles Record: 77-68
Doubles Record: 90-72


Finished year ranked 50th in the nation in singles ... Held two year-end doubles rankings, No. 20 with Carolina Escamilla and No. 59 with Joelle Schwenk … Competed in the NCAA Championships for both singles and doubles … Downed 63rd-ranked Lyndsay Shosho of Georgia Tech, 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-3, in the first round of the singles draw before falling to No. 54 Riza Zalameda one win shy of the Round of 16 … In the doubles championships, she and Escamilla upset the fourth-seeded duo of Maja Kovacek and Iva Gersic of New Mexico, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the first round to advance to the final 16 … There, they lost to No. 9 South Florida’s Gabriela Duch and Neyessa Etienne … For the second straight season, she reached the doubles final of the Wilson/ITA Southeast Regional Championships in October with Schwenk … Also advanced to the quarterfinals of the regional championships, dropping All-Americans Sara Anundsen and Jenna Long of North Carolina … Posted 25-20 overall singles record, including 14-12 in dual matches, all at No. 1 … Knocked off seven ranked opponents in dual play, including a defeat of seventh-ranked Kristi Miller 6-2, 6-3 of Georgia Tech at the ITA National Indoor Championships ... Took down Northwestern’s No. 35 Alexis Prousis 6-3, 6-2 at the same event ... Victories started a stretch in which she knocked off five ranked foes in six matches … The run ended with a 6-1, 6-2 drubbing of Etienne in Kentucky’s big 4-3 win over South Florida … Defeated 48th-ranked Gira Schofield of South Carolina 6-7, 6-3, 6-1 in a 5-2 UK win over the Gamecocks on April 7 ... Dropped four ranked doubles opponents with Escamilla during the dual season, including an 8-6 victory over Duch and Etienne to help the Wildcats win the doubles point over South Florida … Entered the year with a No. 15 singles ranking and No. 9 doubles ranking with Schwenk.



Ended the season with a No. 28 singles ranking and No. 32 doubles ranking with Joelle Schwenk … Began the spring with a No. 58 singles ranking … Opened dual-match season with seven straight victories … Rallied for a 0-6, 6-1, 6-4 win over Northwestern’s 49th-ranked Alexis Prousis … Named the SEC Player of the Week on Feb. 4 … Defeated 97th-ranked Daniela Alvarez in UK’s 5-2 upset win over No. 3 Clemson at the ITA National Team Indoor Championships … Her three-set win over Duke’s Jenny Zika clinched the Cats’ 4-3 National Indoor semifinal win over the Blue Devils … Matched her 12-match win streak from the fall with a similar run during a nearly two-month span … Defeated Florida’s 12th-ranked Zerene Reyes in straight sets to help Kentucky to its first win over the Gators … Scored a 6-2, 6-3 win over Georgia’s eighth-ranked Shadisha Robinson in the Cats’ 4-2 SEC tournament semifinal win over the Bulldogs … Defeated Wake Forest’s 63rd-ranked Ashlee Davis in Kentucky’s NCAA round-of-32 win over the Demon Deacons … Tallied a 7-6 (2), 6-2 win over Texas’ Mia Marovic in UK’s season-ending loss to the Longhorns … Suffered a 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 defeat to California’s Suzi Babos in the opening round of the NCAA Singles Championships … Qualified for NCAA Doubles Championships with Schwenk and dropped a 6-3, 6-3 decision to Miami’s third-seeded tandem of Audrey Banada and Megan Bradley .. Won 12-consecutive matches from mid-September to late October … Defeated 86th-ranked Helga Vieira of Texas A&M, Georgetown’s Liora Gelblum, Pennsylvania’s Yulia Rivelis and Harvard’s Preethi Mukundan to win the USTA Women’s College Tennis Invitational … Defeated Duke’s Lauren Archer, Tennessee’s Vicky Jones and Wake Forest’s Katie Martzolf before falling to North Carolina’s Kendall Cline at the ITA Southeast Regional Championships.



Earned first collegiate victory over Emily Vest of Middle Tennessee State … Her 6-3, 6-1 win over Lara Burgarello helped Kentucky defeat Purdue, 4-3, in West Lafayette … Picked up first career SEC victory over Auburn’s Sarah Suitor, 6-3, 6-1 … Defeated Ohio State’s Lindsay Adams by a 6-0, 6-2 in Kentucky’s 4-0 NCAA-regional win over the Buckeyes ... Did not compete in the Fall Season.


Junior Career

Participated in the Australian Open Junior Championships from 2000-2003 … 16-and-under Australian National Claycourt Champion in 2000 ... 14-and-under Australian National Claycourt Champion in 1998 ... Has accumulated a wealth of international tennis experience, earning ITF junior and WTA world rankings … Scored victories over WTA Top-400 ranked players.



Born on Nov. 28, 1984 … Parents are Ian and Agnes Coventry … Major is psychology.