Kevin Anderson: "I am going to play as a proud South African”

Kevin Anderson: "I am going to play as a proud South African”

- Kevin Anderson reached the Wimbledon final recently

- He holds both South African and Americans passports

- He confirmed that he'll keep playing as a South African

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Tennis star Kevin Anderson has committed himself to keep playing professional tennis as a South African.

As reported recently, Anderson made South Africa proud by reaching the Wimbledon final, beating tennis legend Roger Federer along the way.

According to TimesLive, the 32-year-old star is married to Kelsey O'Neal, an American, and holds both South African and American passports.

In an interview with Jacaranda FM, Anderson made it clear that his loyalties are with South Africa:

Yes‚ I am going to play as a proud South African for the rest of my career.

His stellar performance at the Wimbledon saw him break into the top five rankings for the first time in his career.

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The big-serving Anderson said he aims to rise higher than his new number 5 ranking. He added that getting the better of Roger Federer was a huge moment in his career.

Although he lost to Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon final, he remained hopeful that he'll clinch the coveted grand slam next time.

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