Kevin Anderson


Kevin Anderson was born in 1986 Johannesburg, South Africa to parents Michael and Barbara. Anderson used to competitively run 800m races, and moved on to playing tennis at the University of Illinois for three seasons perfecting his deadly serve before going professional.

Favouring hard surfaces Anderson began his professional tennis career in 2007, winning 3 ATP singles titles.

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 10: Kevin Anderson of South Africa returns a shot against Rafael Nadal of Spain during their Men's Singles finals match on Day Fourteen during the 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 10, 2017 in the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USTA)

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