Anderson breaks into ATP top 20
Kevin Anderson downplayed his achievement and says he wants to do better.
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's number one, Kevin Anderson, has moved up the ranks on the latest Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) World Tour singles rankings after the ranks were announced on Monday.
The tennis player is now in the top 20 at number 19 after he moved up 2 places to a career best ranking.
He joins an elite list of South Africans who have been ranked inside the top 20.
Anderson spoke to Sports Talk about his move up the ranks in the ATP.
He downplayed his achievement and said he feels good, but wants to do better.
"I've spent my whole career sacrificing and dreaming of the best that I can be and the next step for me will be to reach the top 16."
Asked how he was able to make the top 20, Anderson said he worked hard and always wanted to improve his game.
"Playing against the more experienced guys has helped me. I've done a good job of staying healthy and continuously working on movement."
In other moves on the ATP rankings former world number one, Rafael Nadal is back to number three while Canada's Milos Raonic made the top 10 for the first time.