Congratulations to Roger Anderson who was inducted into the Georgia Tech Hall of Fame on 22 September in downtown Atlanta. Roger, married to South African Chani Scheepers who was our country’s number 1 player, was also Chani’s coach during her successful career.
Roger was the top player on Georgia Tech tennis teams that reached the NCAA Championship field in 2001, 2002 and 2003, and earned ITA All-American honors in 2003 and was named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference team in 2001, 2002 and 2003. The native of Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, played in the NCAA singles championship in 2002 and remains No. 5 on Tech’s all-time list for singles victories with 90. He was named the ITA Senior Region Player of the Year and won the ITA’s Rafael Osuna Sportsmanship Award in 2003. Anderson currently lives in Orlando, Florida and is an on-court coach with the United States Tennis Association.