Kevin Anderson Bio

  • Began playing tennis at age six
  • Parents Michael and Barbara retired from owning and operating an engineering business in 2007
  • Father now works part-time in hotel business
  • He used to play tennis as well as competitively run 800 metre races
  • Played collegiately at University of Illinois for three seasons (2005-07)
  • Won 2006 NCAA doubles title (w/Ryan Rowe)
  • Reached 2007 NCAA singles semifinals and doubles final
  • Also reached 2007 team final
  • Earned All-American honors all three years
  • Younger brother Gregory, played 3 years at Morehead State University in Kentucky and graduated in May 2011 and now works for a tennis academy in New York
  • Hobbies include outdoor adventuring and reading
  • Member of ATP Player Council from June 2012-14
  • Wife, Kelsey O'Neal (married on 10 November, 2011, in Willamette, Illinois), played on women's golf team at Illinois. .
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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