5 Things You Need To Know About SA’s Tennis Star Kevin Anderson! The 32 year old is on the verge of making more history after knocking out champion Roger Federer to claim a spot in the Wimbledon Semi-Finals. Check out these five facts you need to know about him.
1. Anderson was born on May 18 in 1986 in Joburg. He began playing tennis at the age of 6.
2. At the young age of 17, Anderson entered his first professional tournament, where he won four main-draw matches.
3. Anderson just became the first South African man to make the last four at Wimbledon since Kevin Curren in 1983 after knocking out champion Roger Federer.
4. He was the first South African to be ranked in the top 10 since Wayne Ferreira was No. 10 in May 1997. He is currently number ranked number 8 in the world.
5. Anderson has been married to Kelsey O’Neal since 2011. He is reportedly worth R80 million.