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Kevin Anderson
  • Nationality: RSA (South Africa)
  • Birthdate: May 18, 1986
  • Age: 32 years old
  • Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Residence: Delray Beach, FL, USA / Johann
  • Turned Pro: 2007
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Coach: GD Jones, Michael Anderson
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  • Djokovic Dominates Anderson Early, Hangs On For 4th Wimbledon Title, 13th Slam
  • upper echelons of tennis winning his first Grand Slam title in over two years Sunday at Wimbledon, with a convincing victory over Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6(3) for his fourth title at the Championships. “I would like to congratulate Kevin," Djokovic said after. "I was quite lu...
  • 2018-07-15
  • Djokovic Finishes Off Nadal 10-8 In Fifth, Meets Anderson For Wimbledon Title; Who's The Pick?
  • kind of matches you live for, you work for.” The match was resumed with Djokovic up two sets to one. Last night, following the epic Anderson win over Isner, Djokovic and Nadal didn't begin until after 8pm. And even with the roof closed, the two couldn't finish before the 11pm cou...
  • 2018-07-14
  • Anderson Tops Isner In Wimbledon Marathon Semifinal; Djokovic Leads Nadal Before Curfew
  • his 11 hour, 3 minute saga with Nicolas Mahut, Isner found himself on Centre Court for a first time and facing another big server in Kevin Anderson. Isner had led his collegiate rival 8-3 winning their last five. But Isner was playing his first Grand Slam semifinal while the South Af...
  • 2018-07-13
  • Nadal v Djokovic, Isner v Anderson; Wimbledon SF Picks And Pans
  • here we are, a Federer-less final four at Wimbledon. The 8-time champion Roger Federer was stunned Wednesday by Kevin Anderson who wouldn't fold during a 5-set thrilling win. The upset still left two of the Big 4 in the hunt and squarely as the tournament favorites. Novak Djokovic...
  • 2018-07-12
  • Federer Falls As Nadal Wins Wimbledon Thriller; Isner, Anderson Advance To Big Man SF
  • meant to be as Djokovic and Nadal both advanced, but Federer blew a third set match point and lost in five sets to the 6-foot-8 Kevin Anderson. The day began with Djokovic and Federer split on both show courts. After much, alleged, lobbying Djokovic got his wish and was placed o...
  • 2018-07-11
  • Nadal v Del Potro, Federer v Anderson; Wimbledon QF Picks And Pans
  • and Juan Martin del Potro lost just one, Kei Nishikori is in his first Wimbledon quarter and then there are the big men John Isner, Kevin Anderson and Milos Raonic. So let's break down what to look for tomorrow. Novak Djokovic v Kei Nishikori The fire appears to be back for Nova...
  • 2018-07-10
  • American Hopes Isner, Dent Among ATP Indian Wells Wildcards
  • of this week in Indian Wells. The two are joined by fellow Americans Wayne Odesnik, Ryan Sweeting, and former Illinois player Kevin Anderson of South Africa as wildcards.Dent has come out of retirement from numerous back issues, and is attempting to bolster his ranking which is o...
  • 2009-03-10
  • Federer v Nadal: Cincy No. 1 Rank Breakdown
  • and fell to 2003champion Carlos Moya at the first hurdle last year.He plays the winner between Italian Simone Bolelli and qualifier Kevin Anderson in his opening match, and is seeded to face Blake in the quarterfinals. Blake will play either Toronto runner-up Nicolas Kiefer or semifina...
  • 2008-07-28
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  • Nadal v Del Potro, Federer v Anderson; Wimbledon QF Picks And Pans
  • Nadal v Djokovic, Isner v Anderson; Wimbledon SF Picks And Pans
  • Rafael Nadal Rolls Over Kevin Anderson 16th Grand Slam Title, 3rd US Open
  • Anderson, C-Busta Into Unlikely US Open Semifinals; Rafa, Federer-Del Potro Wednesday
  • Djokovic, Murray Survive Scares In Cincinnati, Nadal Doesn't; Federer Flies Past Anderson
  • Favorites Roll In Paris; Roger Federer v John Isner, Rafael Nadal v Kevin Anderson Thursday

  • Recent fan comments for Kevin Anderson:


    Hi Kevin
    Wish you all the best but feel one more game will be you last at Wimbledon

    Posted on June 30, 2018 at 09:29 ET


    Hi Kevin:

    I'm a big fan of yours from Hawaii and am rooting for you to win Sam Querrey in the 2017 us open quarter finals.

    You got this! Good luck, if you beat Sam, you will be in your first Grand Slam Finals! This is your best chance. You are healthy and super talented.

    Say hi to Kelsey and Lady Katy for me too!


    Posted on September 5, 2017 at 03:28 ET

    Patriotic Saffer

    Hi Kev,

    Just would like to know why you dont wanna rep you motherland in the Davis Cup and when we can expect to see you at a SA open or Jozi Open?

    Hope you heal well after opp, although can't undersatnd if New Zealand has something in their water that will heal you quicker.........if not come visit us here on the most sothern tip of Africa

    A much more patriotic Saffer than you

    Posted on January 8, 2013 at 09:23 ET


    Hi Kevin,
    We came a long way to watch you play. You have a good chance to progress beyond the quarter finals at Paris.
    Go for it Boet!

    Posted on November 1, 2012 at 03:14 ET

    Peter Dry

    Hi Kevin, great stuff in Brisbane and good luck for Aussie Open. We'll be cheering for you in Melbourne (where I now live with my family) Peter Dry (ex saints teacher)

    Posted on December 31, 2010 at 00:16 ET

    kevin anderson

    kevin anderson

    Posted on October 5, 2010 at 14:22 ET

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