(photo: Kevin Anderson Facebook)
Grand Slams

Kevin Anderson of South Africa is through to the 2nd round of Roland Garros 2015 after a straight sets win over Tim Smyczek of United States. The 15th-seeded South African won the match 6-4, 6-4, 6-2. Anderson will next face Yen-Hsun Lu of Chinese Taipei who took out Blaz Kavcic of Slovenia

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2015 Roland Garros Draws
Grand Slams

The 2015 Roland Garros, the second grand slam of the year, kicked-off its two-week long tournament today. As expected, there are a handful of Africans entered in the main draws. World number 16 Kevin Anderson of South Africa is the 15th seed in the men’s event. Anderson hasn’t advanced past

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ATP TourSouthern Africa

Former world number 1 Roger Federer of Switzerland sent Kevin Anderson of South Africa packing on Thursday at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia. The Swiss won the match in straight sets 6-3, 7-5. Anderson is now 0-3 vs Federer in their in their FedEX Head2Head Series. 2nd seed Federer will next face

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Chardy (left) & Anderson (right) at #IBI15. Courtesy (Kevin Anderson Facebook)
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Kevin Anderson of South Africa and Jeremy Chardy of France are though to the quarter finals of the Internazionali BNL d’Italia after they upset top seeds Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan of United States on Wednesday. Anderson and Chardy took out the three-time champions in straight sets 6-1, 75. The

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Lock (left) & Munez (right) Courtesy: Florida State Athletics
CollegiateSouthern Africa

Tallahassee, Fla. – Zimbabwean native Benjamin Lock, who’s a junior at Florida State University (FSU), has been selected for the 2015 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Individual Championships, which will be held at the Hurd Tennis Center in Waco, Texas on the campus of Baylor University from May 20-26. Fellow FSU junior,

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17 yeFrances Tiafoe
Grand Slams

17-year-old Frances Tiafoe of United States, the son of Sierra Leone immigrants,  has earned his first main-draw Grand Slam tournament berth by winning a French Open wild-card entry through the United States Tennis Association (USTA). After finishing with the best results at three events played on the Challenger tour among American man, Tiafoe

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Namibia Teachers Hone Their Skills
CoachesSouthern Africa

WINDHOEK, Namibia – Last month the Namibia Tennis Association (NTA) hosted a Tennis Teachers’ Course at the Kututura Youth Center as part of its school tennis promotion program. The main aim of the course was to introduce teachers to the “Play & Stay” program. It was also for them to

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Junior Club TournamentsWest Africa

LAGOS – At least 170 players have signed up for the 2015 CBN Junior Tennis Championship scheduled to run from April 20 to April 25 at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club. The Director of the International Tennis Academy (ITA), Godwin Kienka, told a news conference last week in Lagos that many national players had benefited

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Kevin Anderson #USClay
ATP TourSouthern Africa

Houston, TX – Kevin Anderson of South Africa’s campaign at U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship is over after his semi finals loss. 3rd-seed South African lost in straights to American Jack Sock 6-7(3), 3-6. Both guys held serve in the first set but Sock elevated his game in the tie-break

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miami open
ATP TourSouthern Africa

Miami, FL. – 6’8″ Kevin Anderson breezed comfortable into the round of sixteen at the Muami Open. The South African-born Anderson beat Leonardo Mayer of Argentina in straight sets 6-4, 6-4, delivering 12 aces along the way. 15th-seed Anderson will next face 3rd-seed Andy Murray of Great Britain, who who

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Raven & Paes
ATP TourSouthern Africa

Miami, FL. – For the third time this year, Raven Klaasen of South Africa and Leander Paes of India have had their tournament dreams derailed by Italian duo Fabio Fognini and Simone Bolelli. The in-form Italians beat them 6-4, 6-2 in the first round of the Miami Open. Less than two weeks ago, Klaasen and Paes

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ATP TourSouthern Africa

Miami, FL. – South African Kevin Anderson moved to the 3rd round of the Miami Open after a tough three-setter. Anderson, whom I’m sure wasn’t thrilled when he saw his draw, battled from behind to claim the win 6-7(5), 7-6(3), 6-4 against American Sam Querrey. The 15th-seed South African was broken

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