Kevin Anderson’s Grand Slam Breakthrough – The Australian Open, French Open and Wimbledon Fourth Round and US Open in 3rd Round excluding the US Open.
Professional tennis can be the most notorious South African player, one of the country’s most successful stars in world sporting!
In 1965, Clif Drysdell played final in the US Open as the first South African. And if Grand Slam speaks about any other players of the country, Kevin Karen (1984 Australian Open and 1985 Wimbledon) played in the final without. But neither of them could take the Grand Slam Trophy. Anderson will be written in the country’s tennis history in the form of a gold card. Will this be possible for Anderson?
Time will give the answer of the entire question. But three ATP champion Anderson understand the status of the star in South Africa by observing sports legendary. Anderson was born in Johannesburg but lives in Florida.
There is a neighbor Arnie Els who won four major golf titles. There are also residences of a few members of the Rugby World Cup team for South Africa. Two golf stars of his hometown Charles Schwarzel and Luis Oceaniejen came to the gallery to see his semi-final against Pablo Carno Busta of Spain.
Anderson, now at the end of the US Open final, wants to see himself in these legends, ‘I’m working hard to be like them. I am very happy that they came and watched my game. ‘
In the semi-finals, 28th seed Kevinson lost Busta by 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 and 6-4. But in the final, his opponent is one, against who the vendors are looking forward to Anderson’s prospects. 15 Grand Slam Rafael Nadal is his opponent. Anderson faced Nadal four times and he lost all the matches.
Nadal is in great form. This year he played Australian Open final. Won the French Open. He lost in Wimbledon fourth round. But again in the US open final. Nadal admits,
‘It’s emotional year for me. Again in the final. It is very important for me to get a chance to fight for another trophy. “Nadal lost Huan Martin Del Potro in the semifinals 4-6, 6-0, 6-3, 6-2.