Anderson and Klaasen nominated for ATP World Tour Awards

South African tennis stars, Kevin Anderson and Raven Klaasen have received nominations in this year’s ATP World Tour Awards – presented by Moët & Chandon

The candidates for the awards are the Top 25 players in the Emirates ATP Race To London and Top 15 teams in the Emirates ATP Doubles Race To London – as of 11 September 2017.

Nominated in the singles category is world number 16, Kevin Anderson, who’s in 12th place for the Emirates ATP Race To London. 31-year-old Anderson made history this year when he reached his first Grand Slam final at the US Open, locking horns against world’s number one, Rafael Nadal. Anderson made appearances in two ATP quarter finals, one semi-final, and two finals (one of which was a grand slam). He also reached round of 16 at the Wimbledon Championship.

Meanwhile nominated in the doubles category, world number 19, Raven Klaasen, who celebrated his 35th birthday yesterday (Monday) – was also, together with his American partner Rajeev Ram, in good form this year. The pair made an impression in 2017, by making an appearance in five quarter final rounds of the ATP tournaments, two in the semi-finals, and four in the finals.

Click here to vote – Voting closes at 1.59am CAT on Tuesday, 7 November.

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