Alex Kim compiled a 133-25 record during his four-year Stanford career from 1997-2001. He played on two NCAA championship teams as a freshman and junior and became Stanford's 13th NCAA singles champion in 2000 when he defeated Kentucky's Carlos Drada in the finals. He was named the Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Championships after helping the Cardinal to its 17th national championship. He finished his junior season ranked as the country's No. 2 singles player after compiling with a 48-7 record, which set a school mark for wins in a single-season. Kim also partnered with Geoff Abrams to form the nation's top doubles team in 2000, posting a 37-7 overall mark as the duo shared Pac-10 Player of the Year honors. As a senior in 2001, Kim won the singles title at the ITA Individual Indoor Championships and was ranked No. 1 in the nation for the majority of the season and teamed with partner K.J. Hippensteel to form one of the nation's top doubles teams. Kim's professional career was highlighted by a victory over fourth-seeded Yevgeny Kafelnikov in the second round of the 2002 Australian Open.