TWO-time Grand Slam runner-up Kevin Anderson is skipping the clay-court swing this season because of a lingering right elbow injury.Anderson announced on Tuesday via a post on Twitter that he is withdrawing from the French Open, as well ...
Apr 24, 2019
LONDON - Roger Federer is peaking at the right time - again.The six-time champion advanced to the last four of the ATP Finals for a record-extending 15th time with a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Kevin Anderson on Thursday (Friday, ...
Nov 16, 2018
LONDON - Novak Djokovic was disconsolate and injured when he left Wimbledon a year ago, quitting during his quarterfinal because of a painful right elbow that would need surgery.Djokovic was so dispirited by his upset exit at the French Open last month ...
Jul 15, 2018
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - U.S. Open runner-up Kevin Anderson extended his dominance over Pablo Carreno Busta with a straight-sets win over the Spaniard on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) in the United Arab Emirates exhibitions also featuring Serena Williams ...
Dec 29, 2017
NEW YORK - Rafael Nadal against Kevin Anderson in the US Open final shaped up as quite a mismatch - and that's exactly what it was.His game at a high level at the end of an unusually easy path through a ...
Sep 11, 2017
NEW YORK - US Open finalists Rafael Nadal and Kevin Anderson are both professional tennis players who were born in 1986. Not much else in common.Heading into Sunday's match (Monday, Manila time) - well, mismatch, apparently - Nadal owns 15 Grand Slam ...
Sep 10, 2017
NEW YORK - Rafael Nadal went into his US Open semifinal against Juan Martin del Potro with a relatively simple game plan: Stay away from the big guy's flat, fearsome forehand and instead go after his weaker backhand.Nadal tried that ...
Sep 9, 2017
NEW YORK - If Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer had managed to meet in the U.S. Open semifinals, it would have felt as if the trophy were at stake right then and there.As it is, the No. 1-seeded Nadal' ...
Sep 8, 2017
NEW YORK - Kevin Anderson is a US Open quarterfinalist for the second time in three years.The 28th-seeded South African eliminated unseeded Paolo Lorenzi of Italy, 6-4, 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-4, on Sunday night (Monday, Manila time). ...
Sep 4, 2017
WASHINGTON - The past champions whose names line the grandstands at the Citi Open include Andre Agassi (five times), Jimmy Connors, Stefan Edberg and Ivan Lendl.On Sunday (Monday, Manila time), Alexander Zverev showed he may one day belong among such exalted company. ...
Aug 7, 2017
GENEVA - Kei Nishikori saved three straight match points in the deciding set before outlasting Kevin Anderson 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (6) in the Geneva Open quarterfinals on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).The second-seeded Nishikori was serving at 4-5, ...
May 26, 2017
BARCELONA, Spain - Defending champion Rafael Nadal defeated Kevin Anderson 6-3, 6-4 to reach the quarterfinals of the Barcelona Open while Andy Murray struggled to join him on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).Murray had his hands full getting past Feliciano Lopez ...
Apr 28, 2017
NEW YORK - Andy Murray watched a 130 mph ace zoom by to create a two-set deficit at the US Open, and then sat in his changeover chair and cursed at himself, over and over and over.A little later, Murray cracked ...
Sep 8, 2015
INDIAN WELLS, California - Roger Federer beat Kevin Anderson 7-5, 6-1 in the quarterfinals of the BNP Paribas Open on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time), with the Swiss star yet to drop a set in four matches.Anderson failed to break ...
Mar 14, 2014
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