Kevin Anderson

ATP Finals: Normal service resumed as Federer breezes into semis

ATP Finals: Normal service resumed as Federer breezes into semis

Record six-time champion Federer turned on the style to avenge this year`s gut-wrenching Wimbledon quarter-final defeat by Anderson in which he squandered a match point.

Nov 16, 2018, 13:59 PM IST
Laver Cup: Anderson beats Djokovic again as Team World hits back

Laver Cup: Anderson beats Djokovic again as Team World hits back

The South African blasted 17 aces past the Serbian world number three in a 7-6(5) 5-7 10-6 victory as Team World rallied to win the final two matches

Sep 23, 2018, 12:41 PM IST
Europe leads Laver Cup despite shock defeat for star duo

Europe leads Laver Cup despite shock defeat for star duo

Sock and Anderson found their rhythm in the second set, taking advantage of a Federer double fault at 4-4 in the 10-point match tiebreaker, holding on for a critical triumph

Sep 22, 2018, 15:49 PM IST
I was not patient with my tennis expectations: Novak Djokovic

I was not patient with my tennis expectations: Novak Djokovic

The 31-year-old, who had to remain aloof from the tennis court because of an injury in the right elbow, described his mental, physical and emotional struggle reaching the Wimbledon title in an open letter.

Jul 22, 2018, 12:34 PM IST
Wimbledon 2018 final: Novak Djokovic vs Kevin Anderson - As it happened

Wimbledon 2018 final: Novak Djokovic vs Kevin Anderson - As it happened

Novak Djokovic and Kevin Anderson face each other for the final Wimbledon match. Out of the six encounters, Djokovic won five times over Anderson.

Jul 15, 2018, 18:16 PM IST
Wimbledon: Djokovic seeks rest and calm before final against Anderson

Wimbledon: Djokovic seeks rest and calm before final against Anderson

Both Novak Djokovic and Kevin Anderson played record-breaking, energy-sapping five-set semi-finals to reach the tournament`s finale. 

 

Jul 15, 2018, 16:07 PM IST
Kevin Anderson downs John Isner in ultra marathon five sets to reach Wimbledon final

Kevin Anderson downs John Isner in ultra marathon five sets to reach Wimbledon final

History books will show that Anderson came out on top in a 7-6(6) 6-7(5) 6-7(9) 6-4 26-24 epic that lasted six hours and 36 minutes - the longest ever semi-final at Wimbledon - but those numbers fail to illustrate the astonishing feats of endurance shown by the two gladiators on the most famous stage in tennis.

Jul 14, 2018, 12:04 PM IST
Anderson topples marathon man Isner in longest ever Wimbledon semi-final

Anderson topples marathon man Isner in longest ever Wimbledon semi-final

It was a case of better late than never as Kevin Anderson reached his first Wimbledon final with a heart-stopping 7-6(6) 6-7(5) 6-7(9) 6-4 26-24 win over the sport`s perennial marathon man John Isner on Friday.

Jul 14, 2018, 00:49 AM IST
8-time champion Roger Federer knocked out of Wimbledon by Kevin Anderson

8-time champion Roger Federer knocked out of Wimbledon by Kevin Anderson

Kevin Anderson becomes the first player from South Africa to reach the Wimbledon semi-final after he beat Roger Federer in his fifth attempt. 

Jul 11, 2018, 22:28 PM IST
 Wimbledon 2018: Anderson ticking off the boxes, Federer up next

Wimbledon 2018: Anderson ticking off the boxes, Federer up next

Anderson said that it's a pretty exciting opportunity to play Federer at Wimbledon.

Jul 10, 2018, 13:05 PM IST
French Open : Battling Argentine Diego Schwartzman recovers to knock out Kevin Anderson

French Open : Battling Argentine Diego Schwartzman recovers to knock out Kevin Anderson

Argentine Diego Schwartzman produced a remarkable fightback from two sets and a break down to beat South African Kevin Anderson 1-6 2-6 7-5 7-6(0) 6-2 and reach the French Open quarter-finals for the first time on Monday.

Jun 05, 2018, 09:14 AM IST
French Open: Battling Maximilian Marteter no match for rampant Nadal

French Open: Battling Maximilian Marteter no match for rampant Nadal

Maximilian Marteter probably wondered what all the fuss was about when, two games into his first match against the best claycourt player ever on Monday, he led French Open champion Rafael Nadal 2-0 on the Spaniard`s favourite patch of red dirt.

Jun 05, 2018, 09:11 AM IST
French Open: Rafael Nadal marches past Maximilian Marterer and into quarter-finals

French Open: Rafael Nadal marches past Maximilian Marterer and into quarter-finals

Rafael Nadal continued his birthday celebrations by moving into the French Open quarter-finals on Monday, beating a determined Maximilian Marterer 6-3 6-2 7-6(4).

Jun 04, 2018, 19:54 PM IST
Alexander Zverev cruises into Miami Open semis with Borna Coric rout

Alexander Zverev cruises into Miami Open semis with Borna Coric rout

Zverev advances to a Friday semi-final against Spanish 16th seed Carreno Busta, who survived a match point to upset South African sixth seed Anderson 6-4 5-7 7-6(6). 

Mar 30, 2018, 09:00 AM IST
Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta outlasts Kevin Anderson to reach Miami Open semis

Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta outlasts Kevin Anderson to reach Miami Open semis

Anderson saved a pair of match points in the second set and shifted momentum in his favour but Carreno Busta, seeded 16th at Crandon Park, regrouped in the decider where the two players stayed on serve until the tiebreak.

Mar 30, 2018, 08:46 AM IST
Juan Martin del Potro downs Kevin Anderson in Mexico Open final at Acapulco for 21st title

Juan Martin del Potro downs Kevin Anderson in Mexico Open final at Acapulco for 21st title

Battle-scarred Argentine Juan Martin del Potro clinched his 21st career title with a 6-4 6-4 win over Kevin Anderson in the Mexican Open final in Acapulco on Sunday.

Mar 04, 2018, 14:47 PM IST
Red-hot Kevin Anderson to battle Juan Martin Del Potro in Mexican Open final

Red-hot Kevin Anderson to battle Juan Martin Del Potro in Mexican Open final

Anderson won the New York Open crown two weeks ago.

Mar 03, 2018, 13:50 PM IST
Last year's US Open unlocked something in Kevin Anderson, says Roger Federer

Last year's US Open unlocked something in Kevin Anderson, says Roger Federer

Describing Anderson as a "great player", Federer insisted that he has always been impressed by the South African`s fighting attitude towards the game.

Feb 28, 2018, 20:52 PM IST
Kevin Anderson holds nerve to win New York Open

Kevin Anderson holds nerve to win New York Open

Anderson played flawlessly in the third set tie-break to win 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7/1) in two hours and 13 minutes, ending Querrey's hopes of a title on home soil.

Feb 19, 2018, 12:34 PM IST
Top seed Kevin Anderson dashes Kei Nishikori's hopes of New York Open title

Top seed Kevin Anderson dashes Kei Nishikori's hopes of New York Open title

Even though both Nishikori and Anderson were tied 1-1, the South African served really well to snatch the semifinal victory.  

Feb 18, 2018, 10:57 AM IST

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