JOHANNESBURG - South Africa’s Kevin Anderson reached a career-high ninth place in the ATP singles rankings released on Monday.
Anderson won the ATP New York Open on Sunday beating out America’s Sam Querry 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7/1) in the final.
It was the fourth ATP title of his career for the 31-year-old.
The South African started 2017 at No 80 in the ATP Rankings after an injury-ravaged 2016. It was his lowest mark since August 2010. Anderson reached a then career-high ranking of 10th in October 2015 soon after beating Britain’s Andy Murray to reach the US Open quarterfinals.
Full SA men's singles rankings:
11 9 Kevin Anderson
289 297 Lloyd Harris
328 329 Nik Scholtz
708 710 Ruan Roelofse
1,268 1,264 Lance-Pierre du Toit
1,412 1,416 Tucker Vorster
1,486 1,480 Siphos Montsi
1,592 1,586 Joshua Howard-Tripp
1,592 1,586 Kholo Montsi
African News Agency (ANA)