Kevin’s Comeback Goals

Kevin Anderson already has a pair of Grand Slam finals (2017 US Open, 2018 Wimbledon) and a career-high FedEx ATP Ranking of No. 5 to his name. When action resumes on the ATP Tour, the South African is determined to push well beyond those career highlights. “In 2021, If I’m a Grand Slam champion with…

Kevin Anderson has second knee operation

South Africa’s former world number five Kevin Anderson said on Friday he will be out of action for the foreseeable future after surgery on his right knee to repair a torn meniscus. Anderson, who missed the second half of the 2019 season to recover from a knee injury which required surgery in September, said he…

Long day for Kevin at the Australian Open

Kevin Anderson may not have envisaged his return to Grand Slam championship play would end at 1:30 a.m. local time in Melbourne, but that’s what happened on Wednesday morning at the Australian Open. The big-serving South African finally completed a 6-4, 2-6, 4-6, 6-4, 7-6(8) comeback victory over Belarusian qualifier Ilya Ivashka in three hours…

Team SA clinch Group A 2nd place at ATP Cup

South Africa clinched second place in Group A behind Serbia at the inaugural ATP Cup after defeating France 2-1 in their final tie on Wednesday in Brisbane, Australia. Represented by Kevin Anderson, Lloyd Harris, Raven Klaasen, Ruan Roelofse, Kholo Montsi and Jeff Coetzee (captain), the country needed to win 3-0 against France to make the…

Team SA make a clean sweep over Chile at ATP Cup

Brisbane, Australia; Djokovic might have termed Kevin Anderson’s instant success the best after squeezing past the South African on Saturday night: “Absence from the Tour, obviously, didn’t really affect his game too much.” Chile’s Cristian Garin would agree. Anderson, playing in his first tournament in seven months, beat Chile’s No. 1 6-0, 6-3 to deliver…

Team SA suffer defeat in ATP Cup opener

Team South Africa began the inaugural ATP Cup campaign with a 3-0 defeat against Serbia in Brisbane, Australia on Saturday. Rising star Lloyd Harris gave a spirited display in the opening singles match before going down 3-6 7-6(4) 6-3 against world No. 34 Dusan Lajovic of Israel in a 2-hour and 15-minute pulsating battle. Harris…

Team SA to face Serbia in their opener

BRISBANE, Australia, January 3 (ANA) – Team South Africa will get its campaign underway at the ATP Cup on Saturday, as first-time captain and renowned ATP coach Jeff Coetzee leads a young, exciting team in the inaugural team event. The international men’s event is currently being staged in three different Australian cities (Perth, Brisbane and…

Kevin Anderson appoints new coach for 2020 season

Kevin had a tough year playing in only 5 events in 2019 due to knee and elbow injuries – the last of them coming at Wimbledon. He will begin his 2020 campaign at the inaugural edition of the ATP Cup and says he is looking forward to playing for South Africa in the new tournament….

Kevin Anderson wins 2019 ATP Award

South Africa’s Kevin Anderson has been recognised by the ATP for his off-court contributions when he was named the winner of the Arthur Ashe Humanitarian Award at the 2019 ATP Awards. Anderson, who spent the end of 2019 recovering from injury, is involved in a host of charitible causes in the United States according to…

Kevin & Kelsey Anderson Welcome Baby Daughter Keira

South African star Kevin Anderson and his wife Kelsey have welcomed a baby daughter. Anderson announced on social media on Wednesday that Keira O’Neal Anderson was born on September 27. We congratulate Kevin and Kelsey and wish them and their families joy and happiness. Photo: Twitter/Kevin Anderson

South Africa qualify for inaugural ATP Cup

The ATP has today announced the Top 18 countries in the ATP Cup Standings and Australia, host wild card, as qualifiers for the inaugural ATP Cup, to be held from 3-12 January in Brisbane, Perth and Sydney. Every member of the Top 10 in the ATP Rankings — including Serbia’s Novak Djokovic, Spain’s Rafael Nadal…

Kevin’s message to junior players

South African Kevin Anderson says his modus operandi in life is to pick himself up and try and rebound from “tougher moments”, just like the 2018 Wimbledon finalist experienced on Friday, bowing out in the third round to Argentina’s Guido Pella. The 33-year-old, who lost to Novak Djokovic in last year’s final after a marathon…

Comfortable start for Kevin at Wimbledon

It is rare a No.4 seed with a proven track record as the Wimbledon runner-up a year prior would slip so comfortably under the radar. But after 10 weeks out with a recurring elbow injury in a stop-start 2019, South African Kevin Anderson accepted there would be those who’d have had their doubts. This was,…

Kevin wins Ambassador of the Year award

Kevin Anderson and Simona Halep have been honoured in the International Tennis Writers’ Association’s annual “Ambassador of the Year” awards. Both are first-time winners of the awards. The awards are given each year to one man and one woman after a vote by the 120-plus members of ITWA, which represents the world’s leading tennis journalists….