Kris Kwinta
Kris Kwinta

Player Profile

Poznan, Poland

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Fall 2004 --Ranked No. 37 in singles and No. 3 in doubles (w/Alberto Francis) in the Preseason ITA Rankings ...Teamed with Francis to lose just one match in fall doubles play, going 8-1 ...The duo won two tournaments, including the Wilson/ITA Fall Regionals and the Southern California Intercollegiates ...Also participated at the ITA All-American Championships ...Posted a 4-4 mark in fall singles play.

2003-04 --NCAA Doubles All-American ...Named Pac-10 Doubles Team of the Year (w/Francis) ...Ended the year ranked No. 7 in doubles (w/Francis) and No. 94 in singles in the Final ITA Rankings ...Posted a 33-13 overall singles record, including an 18-7 mark in dual-match play ...Teamed with Francis the entire season in doubles, going 33-15 overall and 17-11 in dual matches ...Advanced to the quarterfinals at the NCAA Doubles Championships in Tulsa, Okla. ...Posted an 11-4 mark in fall singles action ...Reached the finals of the Midland Collegiate Invitational and the quarterfinals at the ITA West Regionals, the Bulldog Classic and the So. Cal Intercollegiates ...Teamed with Alberto Francis to claim titles at the Bulldog Classic and Midland Collegiate Invitational.

2002-03 -- Attended the University of Tennessee. High School/Juniors -- Ranked No. 2 in singles and No. 1 in doubles in Poland ... Member of the Polish National Team ...Has represented his country at the Davis Cup and European Championships ...Won the Polish Under-21 Championship in singles, doubles and mixed doubles ...Has done well in several doubles tournaments on the futures circuit ... Teamed with former Bruin Marcin Matkowski to win three Polish Championships (senior level).

Personal -- Full name is Krzysztof Filip Kwinta ...Born February 28, 1980 in Poznan, Poland ...Parents names are Maria and Hubert ...One sister, Katherine ...Did not begin playing tennis until age 13 ...Grew up as a top table tennis player.