Kevin Anderson won the 2006 NCAA doubles title (with Ryan Rowe) and earned All-America honors each of his three seasons at Illinois. In addition to winning a national doubles title, Anderson reached the NCAA singles semi-finals and doubles final in 2007, while leading the Illini team to a national runner-up finish. He was a three-time First-Team All-Big Ten selection and the 2007 Big Ten Tennis Athlete of the Year. Anderson also was named the Fighting Illini Dike Eddleman Male Athlete of the Year in 2007. A native of South Africa, Anderson has climbed to a professional world ranking of No. 11, and is the only Fighting Illini alum to win a spot in a Grand Slam final, which he earned at the U.S. Open in 2017. Anderson is currently playing on the ATP World Tour and resides in Gulf Stream, Florida.