Great ATP Nitto World Tour finals for our South Africans

London, United Kingdom – Many a coach has had to console a player after a match with “You lost to someone better,” and that was the reality facing Kevin Anderson as he came off court after an emphatic 6-2 6-2 defeat to Novak Djokovic in the Nitto ATP Finals. Anderson has had a great year….

Kevin Anderson first-ever SA in ATP Finals Semis

London, United Kingdom- Kevin Anderson’s best-ever year just got better! Despite losing to Roger Federer, the South African is through to the semi-finals of the Nitto ATP Finals, but in the doubles something had to give, and Raven Klaasen went out to a pair coached by the former South African doubles champion Jeff Coetzee. Anderson…

Debut win for Kevin at Nitto ATP Finals

After owning a 6-0 FedEx ATP Head2Head series advantage coming into this season, Kevin Anderson entered the Nitto ATP Finals with a 0-2 record in 2018 against Dominic Thiem. But, in his debut match at The O2, Anderson returned to winning ways against the Austrian, notching a 6-3, 7-6(10) victory to move to 1-0 in…

Kevin and Raven break new ground at ATP Finals

For a country supposedly never having rediscovered its golden age of tennis, South Africa is doing remarkably well at present, with two players competing at the Nitto ATP Finals in London this coming week. Raven Klaasen resumes his highly successful doubles partnership with the New Zealander Michael Venus, with whom he has won one title…

Kevin’s win in Vienna seals his place at ATP Finals

Kevin Anderson booked his place at the Nitto ATP Finals in London next month for the first time on Sunday, defeating Kei Nishikori 6-3, 7-6(3) to win the biggest title of his career at the ATP Erste Bank Open 500 in the Austrian capital, Vienna. The South African, who improved to 44-16 this year, won…

Kevin nominated for ATP award

The nominations for the 2018 ATP World Tour Awards Presented by Moët & Chandon have been announced and this year Kevin has been nominated for the Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award: This award is made to the player who, throughout the year, has conducted himself at the highest level of professionalism and integrity, and who competed…

Kevin inducted to Illinois Athletics Hall of Fame

The University of Illinois celebrated its incredible legacy by inducting its second class to the the Illinois Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday. Some of the greatest names in Fighting Illini history comprise the 21-person Class of 2018 and Kevin Anderson was one of them. He is the only tennis player amongst the 2018 Inaugural…

Kevin leads Team World at Laver Cup

South Africa’s Kevin Anderson leads Team World’s charge against a formidable Team Europe in this weekend’s Laver Cup exhibition event in Chicago. Anderson, the world No 9, is the highest-ranked member of Team World which also features Americans John Isner (world No 10), Jack Sock (No 17) and Frances Tiafoe (No 40), Argentina’s Diego Schwartzmann…