'Kevin is at a career high of No.5 in the world ATP rankings'

South African Tennis Player Kevin Anderson put up a gallant fight in the Wimbledon Final against Novak Djokovic on Sunday.

Anderson has been making tennis news headlines for a while now though has always been in the background in the past.

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But all of a sudden he has just come through the forefront and it was no wonder that he landed in the final.

However, it was not to be, and the final followed a mammoth semi-final on Friday night.

CEO of Tennis South Africa Richard Glover says they are very proud of both Kevin Anderson, Raven Klaasen and KG Montjane.

They had a magnificent fortnight at SW 19 and Wimbledon and I think Kevin has obviously taken a lot of the headlines and it is an amazing achievement for him.

Richard Glover, CEO of Tennis South Africa

Something has really changed within him mentally since he made the US Final last year and he has really kicked in.

Richard Glover, CEO of Tennis South Africa

Interestingly the ATP rankings came out today and Kevin is actually at a career high of No.5 in the world ATP rankings. He is having a magnificent 2018.

Richard Glover, CEO of Tennis South Africa

Listen below to hear what else Richard Glover had to say...


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