Kevin Anderson


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Ranked: 1st in South Africa

Kevin Anderson (born 18 May 1986) is a South African professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No. 7 in men's singles by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) as of 14 May 2018.

He became the top-ranked male South African player on 10 March 2008 after making the final at the 2008 Tennis Channel Open in Las Vegas. He achieved his career-high ranking of world No. 7 on 14 May 2018. He is the first South African to be ranked in the top 10 since Wayne Ferreira was No. 10 on 5 May 1997.

On 6 February 2011, he defeated Somdev Devvarman in his hometown of Johannesburg to capture the South African Open title for his first ATP-level event title. His second ATP title came at the Delray Beach Open in 2012 when he defeated Marinko Matosevic. Anderson won his third ATP 250 championship in 2015 at the Winston-Salem Open with a victory over Pierre-Hugues Herbert. His fourth ATP World Tour title came in February 2018 at the New York Open. Anderson made his Grand Slam final debut at the 2017 US Open, where he lost to Rafael Nadal. He ended 2017 winning the Abu Dhabi hosted World Tennis Championship.

In June 2016, Anderson co-founded a tennis instructional and lifestyle website titled Realife Tennis which offers online instruction and access to life on the professional tennis circuit.

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Great start here in London πŸ’ͺ #NittoATPFinals

Typical tube ride to Houses of Parliament for the #NittoATPFinals launch πŸ˜‚πŸ‘

Top 8 selfie πŸ˜€ #NittoATPFinals

I’m very excited to announce that on December 15, I will be hosting a charity event with 100% of funds raised to benefit Dezzy's Second Chance Animal Rescue and @oceanconservancy’s Trash Free Seas Alliance. I hope you can join me in Boca Raton, Florida for an afternoon of great tennis (including the Bryan Brothers, Sebastien Grosjean and more to be announced), meet & greets, on-court challenges, a silent auction and VIP dinner, and we’re thrilled that comedian Michael Kosta will be on hand to emcee the event. Even if you can’t make it to South Florida, there are many ways you can still support the cause and get something pretty cool in return. Visit or click the link in my bio for more information and hope to see you there!

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2 weeks ago

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Flying back to πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ today and realized the next time I’m in Europe is for Laver Cup! Can’t wait to be in Geneva in September with these guys. 🌎 #teamworld ... See moreSee less

Flying back to πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ today and realized the next time I’m in Europe is for Laver Cup! Can’t wait to be in Geneva in September with these guys. 🌎 #teamworld


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Enjoy your time back in USA and prepping for the hard court season.

That's Awesome🎾

Great team

Safe Travels... You made us proud πŸ‘πŸ‘

So good to have you back.

Safe journey Good luck in Geneva

Amazing. Players born in both my countries represented ;-) S.A. and Canada....can't go wrong in the cheering section. Good luck you guys! Great team! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ΏπŸ‡¦πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦

Veilige reis en sterkte vorentoe... πŸ‘

Safe journey Kevin


Baie geluk julle enjoy



Rest up Kevin , you have just begun to reign β€”

Cant wait to have Laver Cup back again. Fab competition

Lekker! πŸ‘ŒπŸŽΎ

Can't wait Kevin.

Laver Cup rocks! Kevin Anderson please join RF+RN in Cape Town in Feb 2020?? FYI Roger Federer ??

Safe trip.!!!

What a powerful team!!!

Well if the US could recruit Guido Pella, team World would have some REAL problems...

Go Kevin!!

So boring, only big servers but Shapovalov. Hope they don't play on a slow court otherwise team Europe will destroy them.

Where is Milos????

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2 weeks ago

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Always an honour being on Centre Court at Wimbledon. Well done to Guido for playing a great match. See you next year 🌱 ... See moreSee less

Always an honour being on Centre Court at Wimbledon. Well done to Guido for playing a great match. See you next year 🌱


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Great run Kevin, have a safe flight.

Sad to see you go Kevin

Hard luck Kev! Hopefully next time will be your year! Best of luck for the rest of the season!

Best of luck for rest of year!!!

well done! looking forward to more of your tennis!

Well done our Champion

Well done Kev ... proudly South African πŸ‡ΏπŸ‡¦πŸ‡ΏπŸ‡¦πŸ‡ΏπŸ‡¦πŸ‡ΏπŸ‡¦

You did great Kevin.... You will always be our hero... Take care and can't wait for your next tournament... Proud of you...

Looking forward to that Kevin well played so many great players falling πŸ₯Ί

Never give up! You are my hero! See you next year πŸ‘ Please come back!πŸ‘πŸŒž

Good sportsman you always are. Great you are back on the circuit. Where to next?

Well done on coming back so well after a long injury. Sad you lost, Kevin, but my goodness Guida Pella was on top form yesterday!!

So sad about the loss, hope your elbow ok for the rest of the year.

Great sportsmanship. A true champ is gracious in the face of a loss.

Great effort...well done!

Well done Kevin 🎾

You played a tough match ! Love watching you battle with heart ... onward to the next Go Kevin !

Great player

Well done Kevin you are a hero In our eyes

Just the best day on Centre court watching you play - thank you πŸŽΎπŸ’šπŸ‡ΏπŸ‡¦

Well done Kevin. Looking forward to the other titles. Im your fan.

You tried your best. He just won all the crucial points at the right time. Keep your head up and continue the positive attitude and grit.

You haven't had much match time and Guido played brilliantly. Take care of yourself. Will always be your fan and follow your progress with great interest.

Well done. Weet jy is teleurgesteld, maar jy het so hard probeer. Volgende jaar is jou jaar πŸ†

Proudly South African. See you nexy time, Kevin.

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3 weeks ago

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The fight continues πŸ’ͺ Round 3 on Friday at Wimbledon. ... See moreSee less

The fight continues πŸ’ͺ Round 3 on Friday at Wimbledon.


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Sorry for the loss Kevin. Unfortunately one's body cannot perform some days. One day... thumbs up

Well played was a great performance by you.

Well done Kev πŸ‘πŸŽΎπŸŽΎ

So sad to see you go out... 2020 is another year

Fantastic psychological hurdle cleared. Next! :)

Well done! You make us proud!

Great game...good luck for round three.

Just keep on going,winning like you do,Kevin!!So proud!!

Well done Kevin..

Well done my man Kevin! Keep going All the best πŸŽΎπŸ†πŸŽ–οΈ

Proud of you Kevin bring back the titleπŸ…πŸ…πŸ…πŸ…πŸŽΎπŸŽΎπŸŽΎπŸŽΎ

Great win last night Mr Anderson, raining aces at Wimbledon. Good luck for round 3 ... keep believing.

Sorry to see that he's not yet back to peak performance. Best of luck and good health to you. We so hope you go on to great heights.

Well done Kevin keep it up

Well done Kevin.Go for the πŸ†πŸŽΎ

Congratulations Kevin!

Well done yesterday keep fighting you can do it proud of you Kevin πŸ‡ΏπŸ‡¦πŸ‡ΏπŸ‡¦πŸΈπŸΈ

Keep the good game up

Good luck there Kev

Holding thumbs! Good good luck

πŸ’ͺ🏽πŸ”₯ you remain a huge inspiration and legend, thank you

Way to go Kevin.... Proud of you... Good luck!!!!!! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸŽΎ

Great game. πŸ‡ΏπŸ‡¦ good luck for round 3🎾🎾

Well done Kevin.Keep going you can do it .

Great game, good luck in the next round.

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3 weeks ago

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β€ͺVery happy with the good start today 😊πŸ’ͺ @ Wimbledon ... See moreSee less

β€ͺVery happy with the good start today 😊πŸ’ͺ @ Wimbledon


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Brilliant start Kevin. Well played. Congrats

Great match congratulations

Awesome Kevin well done πŸ˜ƒ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

Proud of you Kevin! 🎾

Congrats Kevin! All the best for the rest of the tournament!

Wow that was some tennis. Thrilling to watch. Looking forward to a wonderful Wimbledon

Great game.... congrats !

Congrats, Kevin. You did well.

Excellent start, well done πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘Œ

Well Done KevinπŸ’ͺ🏻. You played so well.... must have been that β€œbraai” you had the day before with your South African family πŸ˜€

Congrats were keeping our fingers crossed for the rest of Wimbledon

Great start Kevin!

Well done Kevin. You make our country proud.

Great stuff Kev!

Well done Kevin. Nice too see you back.

Great start Kevin!

Yes Kev, it was a solid start. We'll be with all the way. Enjoy your hard work and talent.

Fantastic start !!!

Fabulous start Kevin. Here is to YOU winning it this Year!!!!

Great stuff!

Good luck!!!

Could not watch great that you won. Ordered up good weather for you!

Congrats Kevin... Awesome game... Cheering you all the way from Cairo. Trots op jou πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸŽΎ

Go Kevin Go. More of it. We are proud of you.

Splendid Tennis Champ Kev....Welcome back...

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