Kevin Anderson

Verdasco Edges Rublev to Reach Second Round at Paris Masters

October 31, 2017

Spanish veteran Fernando Verdasco edged 20-year-old Russian Andrey Rublev 7-6 (1), 7-6 (6) in the opening round of the Rolex Paris Masters Tuesday afternoon. It was a battle of two baseline bashers and the only real difference was Verdasco’s acumen and skill in the tie-breaks. The win propels the 33-year-old Verdasco into a second-round clash […]

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Men’s Draw and Predictions for 2017 U.S. Open

August 27, 2017

If the U.S. Open Men’s Draw, getting underway tomorrow, were a ship it would capsize. Way too top-heavy and top-heavy tips the boat. No. 2 seed Andy Murray’s late withdrawal yesterday only added to the disproportionate weight of the top half of the draw and axed any possibility of an enticing Rafael Nadal-Roger Federer final […]

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Manic Monday at Wimbledon Features Round of 16 Matches

July 9, 2017

Today is a quiet day at SW19. The lush lawns at the All England Club are showing a bit of wear and tear after a week of heavy use and could use a breather. They will get just that, a one-day respite from play on this middle Sunday of the Wimbledon fortnight. But come tomorrow, […]

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Opelka Topples Anderson in Second Round at Atlanta Open

August 3, 2016

Eighteen-year-old American wild card Reilly Opelka staved off two match points and held on to upset No. 3 seed Kevin Anderson of South Africa 6-7 (5), 6-3, 7-5 in the second round of the BB&T Atlanta Open earlier this afternoon. The 6-foot-11 Opelka won his first ATP Tour match on Monday and came into the […]

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Djokovic Escapes Exit from Wimbledon to Defeat Anderson in Five Sets

July 7, 2015

Top-ranked Novak Djokovic lived to fight another day today just as yesterday he lived to fight today. The defending Wimbledon champion survived a fifth-set shootout with Kevin Anderson at SE19 this afternoon, after rallying from a two-set deficit yesterday to tie the fourth-round match as darkness set in and forced suspension of the proceedings until […]

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Groth Knocks Off Herbert to Gain Brisbane International Quarterfinals

January 2, 2014

Aussie wild card Sam Groth became more than the Top Gun of fast serve early Friday morning. In a breakout performance, the career journeyman established himself as a player to be reckoned with at the Tour level now. The big-serving Groth defeated savvy Frenchman Pierre-Hugues Herbert 4-6, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (5) in the second round […]

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Triumphant Trio Loom Large at Wimbledon

June 24, 2012

With 28 of the last 29 Grand Slam titles divided between them, it would be foolhardy to pick anyone other than Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal or Roger Federer to win the 2012 edition of Wimbledon. The Championships begin tomorrow at the All England Club. Andy Murray, the fourth member of the Top Four, has fallen […]

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Anderson Edges Matosevic to Win Delray Beach Championships

March 5, 2012

Seventh seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa defeated unheralded Marinko Matosevic 6-4, 7-6 (2) in the championship match of the Delray Beach International Tennis Championships yesterday, ending the fairy-tale run of the No. 173-ranked Australian qualifier who was appearing in his first ATP Tour-level final. Anderson, who upset top-seeded John Isner in the semifinals on […]

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