Kevin Anderson Tennis star of the South African will be play against Alexander Zverev of Germany in the First round of the 2020 US open tennis tournament.
Anderson, the 2017 US Open finalist, could possibly not have asked for a tougher assignment, other than Novak Djokovic, as he has failed to beat the world number seven in their five meetings.
Apart of that Lloyd Harris, another South African and the highest ranked African player (97), will take on Italian Marco Cecchinato, who is ranked nine places below him (106).
Serbian Novak Djokovic and Czech Karolina Pliskova are the respective men’s and women’s top seeds in the singles draw. Djokovic will play against Bosnian Damir Dzumhur while Pliskova will play against Anhelina Kalinina of Ukraine.