Kevin Anderson

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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 ๐Ÿ’ช #NittoATPFinals

Typical tube ride to Houses of Parliament for the #NittoATPFinals launch ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘

Top 8 selfie ๐Ÿ˜€ #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 AndersonCause.org or click the link in my bio for more information and hope to see you there!

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4 days ago

Kevin Anderson

A good recovery and proper training day are extremely important in the early stages of a slam with very warm days. Read more in my diary for SuperSport: www.supersport.com/tennis/australian-open/news/190113_Kevin_Andersons_Australian_Open_Diary ... See moreSee less

A good recovery and proper training day are extremely important in the early stages of a slam with very warm days. Read more in my diary for SuperSport: https://www.supersport.com/tennis/australian-open/news/190113_Kevin_Andersons_Australian_Open_Diary

 

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Youโ€™ll bounce back, Kevin! ๐ŸŽพ. You have character, dignity, perseverance and integrity! Stay true to yourself.

HOW MUCH MONEY DID YOU TOOK FROM THE BETTING MAFIA SYNDICATE THIS YEAR TO FIX THIS GAME?

I am shocked at the extreme negative comments you are receiving. Thank you for not breaking your racket, for finishing the match and not giving up. Its wonderful to see South Africa being represented again after to many years. With the success you have had in 2018, Supersport is already showing more tennis and less rugby! Thanks Kev and good luck for the French!

Why the fuck would I take your advice, lost 6 times in aus first round and your losing today so your out in the second

40 15 and lose. How

I hope and I'll curse you to break your legs at the next game

You can Kevin. BELIEVE

All the best, Kevin. Can't wait for your next match, God bless!

How do you feel right now when a monkey beat you

Thanks Kevin for an immensely interesting article.I myself an ordinary spectator and lover of sport and in this case tennis ,love the insights given by the players of what it is like for you and the other players ,congratulations on your win in the first round and keep up the great work you doing,good luck for the rest of the Aus Open .Super excited and holding thumbs and toes.

Please retire if you can't play. Nobody forces you to stay on the pitch if you are not 100% recovered.

And there we go, shambles you embarrassment go home

Watch his management delete all these comments and leave the fake your sooooo good comments

www.ifortuna.sk/sk/stavkovanie/nahlad_tiketu/index.html?ticket_id=Mjk5MDE5NDE1ODA4MjYwMDpbrBbSI2Q... Ty skurviak s krivรฝmi nohami aลพ ma pretoฤilo keฤ som toto zbadal

Sa ma pis oe rasa ta de blatist spurcat

A - Debil, BETWIN, Money for YOU !!!!!DEception !

Better luck next time!

Like Karlovic and Isner Bit Serve no Quality in Net Play worst forhand Mental Zero ! How he Play 2 Grand Slam Finals? And how he is No 5 in the World???After this year out of top 10!

Well written interesting article giving us insight as to what happens after a a long match in the heat! Rooting for you from Namibia๐ŸŽพ๐ŸŽพ๐ŸŽพ

Good luck from Finland !Hopefully youโ€™ll win AO๐Ÿ†

Good luck. Behind you all the way.

Up early to watch your game. First set in the bag๐ŸŽ‰. Keep going, Kevin.

Good luck Kevin. Bring it back.!!

Make sure you get enough rest Kevin. ๐Ÿ™

Good luck Kevin, you can win this game. Tiafoe is a hard ball,but you are ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ’ช COME ON !!!!

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6 days ago

Kevin Anderson

Itโ€™s a very hot day in Melbourne so thanks to everyone who braved the heat to support. Time to recover and get ready for round 2 ๐Ÿ’ช Australian Open ... See moreSee less

Itโ€™s a very hot day in Melbourne so thanks to everyone who braved the heat to support. Time to recover and get ready for round 2 ๐Ÿ’ช Australian OpenImage attachmentImage attachment

 

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๐ŸŽพOne match at a time Kevin all the best 2nd round!!

Well done Kevin๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

Awesome start!

Awesome result Kevin! All the best for the rest of the tournament!

Baie geluk Kevin trots op jou!

Keep it up Kevin!!!!

Great win Mr Anderson ... keep believing.

Congrats. Keep going Kevin. Love from SA

Well done Kevin - hot and tough!

Well done...keep going...one round at a time.

Well played Kevin. So proud of your achievements. Best of luck for rest of tour.

Well Done Kevin! Great Win , Let's Keep it Going๐ŸŽพ

So very proud of you, keep going! ๐ŸŽพ

Well done Kevin๐ŸŽพ

Fantastic, Kevin. Keep going strong! ๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ‰

You go Kev hereโ€™s hoping you can lift the trophy ๐Ÿ† this year ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿปโค๏ธ

๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘keep going Kevin

well done Kev

Well Done Kevin.....You our man .,

Great win today!

Well done Kevin keep the South African flag flying

Well Done ๐Ÿ‘

We'll done Kevin. Strongs for round 2. Stay cool.

Your in great shapes by how flexible you r right now this is your time go get it

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6 days ago

Kevin Anderson

โ€ชHow Iโ€™ve prepared for my Australian Open first round match and more now in my Day 1 SuperSport diary: www.supersport.com/tennis/australian-open/news/190113_Kevin_Andersons_Australian_Open_Diaryโ€ฌ ... See moreSee less

โ€ชHow Iโ€™ve prepared for my Australian Open first round match and more now in my Day 1 SuperSport diary: https://www.supersport.com/tennis/australian-open/news/190113_Kevin_Andersons_Australian_Open_Diaryโ€ฌ

 

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Best of luck Kevin I am all behind you enjoy the Australian open๐ŸŽพ

๐ŸŽพAll the best Kevin!

Go Kevin. Behind you all the way.

Behind you all the way

All the best Kevin! You can do this ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ†

To the top Kevin Anderson๐Ÿ™Œ๐ŸŽพ๐Ÿ‘

Good luck Kevin! You've got this! Proudly South African!

Go Kev Go! Proudly ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

Well played Kevin!

Lo mejor para este torneo, Kevin

Congrats...well playes

Good luck Kevin Cheers. Expat

Good luck Kevin. ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

All the way to the final kev

Congratulations kevin!!!! what a FANTASTIC match๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

Best of luck down under, Kevin !!

Good luck Kevin!

Goodluck Kev I wish you all the best in this tournament

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GO Kev! Itยดs great to see a leading pro wielding a Dunlop ๐Ÿ˜Ž

Good luck Kevin. Hope u have a great tour

You are amazing! Good luck ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Your link doesnโ€™t work in S Africa

Good luck sure you will make great strides again this year. Be sure to enjoy yourself too.

Give the gas.....

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1 week ago

Kevin Anderson

Happy to be back in Melbourne and preparing for the first Grand Slam of the year! I received a very nice surprise the other day when the International Tennis Writers Association named me ambassador of the year. The award is given every year to one man and one woman after a vote by the ITWA, which represents the worldโ€™s best tennis journalists. Itโ€™s an honour to receive this award and a privilege to see and work with this great group of hardworking people around the world. ... See moreSee less

Happy to be back in Melbourne and preparing for the first Grand Slam of the year! I received a very nice surprise the other day when the International Tennis Writers Association named me ambassador of the year. The award is given every year to one man and one woman after a vote by the ITWA, which represents the worldโ€™s best tennis journalists. Itโ€™s an honour to receive this award and a privilege to see and work with this great group of hardworking people around the world.

 

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Baie geluk Kevin, en Baie sterkte vir die AO, we will be watching!!!

Congratulations and good luck at the AO.

Congratulations Kevin ๐Ÿ†

Well done. And good luck for the next two weeks!

Congratulations Kevin so well deserved

Well deserved. Congratulations to you and your support team!

Good Luck Boy. I'll be betting on you. ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

Congratulations! Go, Kevin!

Congrats Kevin ,Keep up the great Work. Sa Expat. Cheers

Well deserved recognition & All the best for the AustralianOpen2019! ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆRSA is rooting for you all the way to the Finals! Every match at a time! God Bless!

Congrats. Good luck in 2019 :-)

Congratulations kevin!you deserved it๐Ÿ˜ƒ

Congratulations Kevin on the award. Can't wait till next week.

You are indeed an ambassador! Good luck for 2019!

You deserve the award - good luck for AO2019 ๐Ÿ†

Congrats and well deserved. You are one warrior!

well deserved we wish you a healthy and successful 2019!

Well done - congratulations"

Good luck Kevin we are behind you!

Congratulations Kevin.. Love from South Africa ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

Congrats, Kevin. That's an amazing achievement. Keep up the good work. All the best for the Aussie Open.

Congrats Kevin, you got that nomination because youre a awesome person, all of the best for the AO๐Ÿ˜€

Congrats on the award Kevin.

Congrats Champ! Nicely done โœ…

Well Done Kevin .... Congratulations

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2 weeks ago

Kevin Anderson

Really excited to start 2019 with a title! Thanks to my team, the Tata Open Maharashtra and all the fans. The atmosphere here was incredible and made this an even more memorable week. Thank you, Pune! ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ

๐Ÿ“ธ: Tata Open
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Really excited to start 2019 with a title! Thanks to my team, the Tata Open Maharashtra and all the fans. The atmosphere here was incredible and made this an even more memorable week. Thank you, Pune! ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ

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Congratulations from Waterval Boven RSA

Baie geluk Kevin๐ŸŽพ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿฅ‚๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ hou so aan. Ek wag vir die eerste GS diรฉ jaar. JY KAN!!!

Well done Kevin ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆRSA's N0.1 Tennis player very proud of your achievements in your career, keep going & All the best for the AustralianOpen2019 & the rest of the ATP season. Make them feel you & challenge for 'the N0.1' top ranking!!

Congrats Kevin! All the best for the rest of the season! #champion ๐ŸŽพ

Well done Kev,this year you must conquer Novak

WELL done Kev Kev u are a real fighter.....one grand slam now

Well done kevin it's gonna be a big year for you

Thats the way to start this year

Well done Kevin. We are proud of you ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

So proud of you. Well done Kevin. Congratulations.

Fantastic....well done Great start to the new year ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

O WoW!!!! This is excellent news ๐Ÿ’ช

Congratulations Kevin !!

Well done from all of us at YTEX strings Kevin!!! ๐ŸŽพ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

Dankie dat jy altyd jou beste gee! Die jeug kan met vertroue opkyk na jou voorbeeld!! Geluk!!

Congratulations Kevin!

Well done Kevin ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜ all the best for 2019 season!

Hard work over many years.... Well done! Commitment. Dedication. Focus. Proud South African ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

Baie geluk ons is so trots op jou 2019 gaan jou jaar wees hoor

I'm really happy for you. Good luck for the rest of season

Congratsulations Kevin Anderson looking forward to watch you play in 2019๐ŸŽพ๐Ÿ†

Well done, Kevin. What an achievement #SaintsExcellence

Yesss Come on Kevin ๐Ÿ˜

Yes Kevin well done. You deserve it๐Ÿ†

Looking great with the cup. Thanks for sharing

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