Interview with Cedric Kauffmann, February 6, 2019

Project: University of Kentucky Athletics: Tennis Oral History Project

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Former UK head men's tennis coach Dennis Emery interviews his former player and current UK head men's tennis coach, three-time All-American Cedric Kauffmann. The two discuss Kauffmann's recruitment to UK, his four seasons playing at Kentucky from 1994 to 1998, including major victories over Stanford and Georgia. They also discuss the death of teammate Marcus Fluitt's father, who was a passenger on ValuJet Flight 592. Emery and Kauffmann also talk about Kauffmann's professional career, which is most notable for his performance in the 2001 French Open, where he took former world number one and tennis legend Pete Sampras to a fifth set and nearly won.

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Interviewee Name

Cedric Kauffmann

Interviewer Name

Dennis Emery

Interview Date

2019-02-06

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Kauffmann, Cedric Interview by Dennis Emery. 06 Feb. 2019. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Kauffmann, C. (2019, February 06). Interview by D. Emery. University of Kentucky Athletics: Tennis Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Kauffmann, Cedric, interview by Dennis Emery. February 06, 2019, University of Kentucky Athletics: Tennis Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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