6.7.2019 11:31 am
South Africa’s finalist at Wimbledon last year came crashing down to earth in this year’s third round.
South African Kevin Anderson says his modus operandi in life is to pick himself up and try and rebound from "tougher moments", just like the 2018 Wimbledon finalist experienced on Friday, bowing out in the third round to Argentina's Guido Pella.
Fifth seed Kevin Anderson was sent packing from the Australian Open in round two Thursday with American Frances Tiafoe prevailing 4-6, 6-4, 6-4, 7-5.
One year after finishing as runner-up to Gilles Simon, Kevin Anderson placed his hands on the Tata Open Maharashtra trophy on Saturday.
The South African began his 2018 campaign with a run to the championship match in Pune, losing to French veteran Gilles Simon in the final.
With 43 Grand Slam singles titles (Williams 23, Federer 20) between them, the two 37-year-olds had welcomed the chance to face each other on the court.
The national final of the Growthpoint Top Guns will be taking place at Sun City from Friday, February 22 to Monday, February 25 next year.
Anderson, last year’s champion in the UAE, next faces Spaniard Rafa Nadal in the semifinals of the event.
The 23-time major champion will be chasing history once again at the Australian Open in January.
But the doubles star also believes the SA Davis Cup were up against it before a ball was served due to conditions being tailored for Portugal.
SA coach Marcos Ondruska admits he still doesn’t understand what went wrong.
The 17-year-old has had a meteoric rise of sorts in 2018.
A comic following the incidents during the match between Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka has been met with outrage.
The 36-year-old American is seeking to regain her top form after missing most of the 2017 WTA season due to a pregnancy.
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