Kevin Anderson, welcome to the spotlight. The 31-year-old South African tennis player is a surprise men's finalist in the 2017 U.S. Open. Anderson was seeded 28th in the men's bracket at the start of the tournament and ranked 32nd in the world in the recent ATP rankings. Show More Summary
Kevin Anderson was an All-American a decade before being a U.S. Open finalist.
NEW YORK, Sept 9 (Reuters) - World number one Rafa Nadal's quest for a 16th grand slam title will lead to a barrage of big serves when he battles South African Kevin Anderson in a conflict of styles at the U.S. Open final on Sunday.
Kevin Anderson is first South African to reach Open final since 1965.
South African Kevin Anderson beat Pablo Carreno Busta in the US Open semi-final in New York. Anderson, 31, beat the Spaniard 4-6. 7-5, 6-3, 6-3 on Friday.
Sept 8 (Reuters) - Key statistics from South African Kevin Anderson's 4-6 7-5 6-3 6-4 semi-final victory over Pablo Carreno Busta at the U.S. Open on Friday: 28-Anderson 12-Carreno Busta Aces 22 1 Double faults 1 2 Break points won 4/14 2/4 Winners 58 21 Net points won 26/36 5/10 Unforced errors 43 25 Total point
Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain and South African Kevin Anderson have started play in the first U.S. Open men's semifinal
NEW YORK, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Facts and figures ahead of Friday's semi-final match between Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta and South African Kevin Anderson at the U.S. Open (prefix number denotes seeding): 12-Carreno Busta 28-Anderson Head-to-head 0 2 ATP world ranking 19 32 Age 26 31 Height 1.88 metres 2.03 metres Pl
Not since Wayne Ferreira at the 2003 Australian Open has a South African made the semis at a slam, while Cliff Drysdale in 1965 was the last man to do so in New York, when it was still an amateur event.
Germany's Alexander Zverev claimed his fourth title of the season with victory over South African Kevin Anderson in the final of the Citi Open in Washington.
Aug 6 (Reuters) - German Alexander Zverev used his dominant serve to claim a fourth ATP title of the year with a commanding 6-4 6-4 win over South African veteran Kevin Anderson at the Citi Open in Washington on Sunday.
Aug 4 (Reuters) - Big-serving South African Kevin Anderson squandered two match points before finally overcoming Austrian top seed Dominic Thiem in a compelling three-set slugfest at the Citi Open in Washington on Thursday.
Marin Cilic has qualified for the French Open quarter-finals after his opponent in the Round of 16, Kevin Anderson, retired. South African star Anderson called it quits with Cilic leading 6-3, 3-0.
Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios had a bad day at the French Open on Thursday, and his racket paid the price. The 18th-seeded player was doing just fine against unseeded South African Kevin Anderson during their second-round match, winning the first set and seeming to be in control of the second....
May 25 (Reuters) - Second-seed Kei Nishikori saved three consecutive match points in the final set to beat South African Kevin Anderson 2-6 6-4 7-6 in the quarter-finals at the Geneva Open on Thursday.
Tomorrow’s semifinal will match the “Swiss Misters” when Federer takes on countryman Stan Wawrinka, who trounced South African Kevin Anderson, 6-3, 6-3, 6-0, at Louis Armstrong Stadium. Roger Federer is back in the semifinals of the U.S. Open for the 10th time. ?No doubt about it: I think I played a very good match, ?
Third-seeded Andy Murray was knocked out of the US Open by big-serving South African Kevin Anderson, who reached his first grand slam quarter-final with a 7-6(5) 6-3 6-7(2) 7-6(0) win on Monday. Meanwhile, Italy’s 26th-seeded Flavia Pennetta reached the quarterfinals yet again after defeating Australia’s 22nd-ranked Samantha Stosur 6-4, 6-4. Two fiery rivals who stroll
Temper, temper Andy. Oh, it's too late. It's been a frustrating 4th Round for Andy Murray at the U.S. Open, as the Scot made his racquet into a broken souvenir for one (un)lucky fan after letting South African Kevin Anderson back into a must win third set.
Andy Murray is counting on his powers of return as he prepares to do battle with South African serve-king Kevin Anderson in the US Open last 16.
South African Kevin Anderson and Czech Petra Kvitova gained some confidence moving into the US Open on Saturday with titles at tour stops in Winston-Salem and New Haven respectively.