Tsitsipas Defeats 4th Top Ten Player

Stefanos Tsitsipas

Rogers Cup, Toronto Men’s Semifinal: [27] Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) vs. [6] Kevin Anderson (RSA) Anderson was the fourth top ten player to fall at the hands of the Greek teenager.  It started with the number seven seed in the second round. Tsitsipas defeated the eighth ranked player, Dominic Thiem, in straight sets. Next he faced…

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US Open: Men’s Final Preview

US Open Men's Final preview

[1] Rafael Nadal (ESP) vs. [32] Kevin Anderson (RSA) There is a big discrepancy in their major resumes; while Nadal goes into his 23rd major final, this is the first for Anderson. Nadal needs to be wary though because the last time he played an opponent in their maiden major final, he lost (Stan Wawrinka…

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Jack Socked It To Anderson

ASB Classic, New Zealand [CR12] Kevin Anderson (RSA) vs. [CR26] Jack Sock (USA) After such a promising start at this tournament, Sock reverted to old habits.  At least it appeared that way in the first set, which was over before I could get comfortable in my couch to watch the match.  As an avid tennis…

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Anderson Wins The Battle Within

US OPEN [CR3] Andy Murray (GBR) vs. [CR14] Kevin Anderson (RSA) It was not a repeat of his match at this year’s Wimbledon.  Anderson lost that match after taking a commanding two set lead against Novak Djokovic.  What went through his mind as he saw that match slipping away from him? The stress that is…

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First ATP singles final

Fayez Sarofim & Co. US Men’s Championship Men’s Semifinals: [CR16] Kevin Anderson (RSA) vs. [CR46] Jack Sock (USA) It was a battle of big serves and forehands, who would prevail? Sock had all the break chances in the first set and managed to let them slip away; however, he regrouped nicely in the tiebreaker to…

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