Kevin Anderson (113th) champion of the Newport ATP 250 after winning in straight sets (7-6 (8) and 6-4) to the american Jenson Brooksby (152 °).
The South African lifted his seventh trophy at the ATP level and once again added a tournament to his showcases after two years. The other six that make up his record are: Johannesburg in 2011, Delray Beach in 2012, Winston-Salem in 2015, New York and Vienna in 2018 and Pune in 2019.
“I think I am near the end, but this tournament has motivated me to continue”, He said Anderson. “I have played many tournaments in my career and this is as good as it sounds. It could not be a better week for me to start my comeback. I need a few days off, but I would like to thank everyone for supporting me throughout the week.” the South African finished after receiving the trophy.
Thanks to this victory, the Johannesburg native will be ranked 74th and will be his best ranking in the last two years., when in October 2019 it became number 45. It should be noted that Anderson is a former number five and was a finalist at the US Open (2017) and Wimbledon (2018).