Roger Anderson
Roger  Anderson
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

High School:
Maritzburg College




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Hall of Fame Profile: Roger Anderson

Georgia Tech’s first Rookie of the Year and three-time all-ACC tennis player headed to the Hall


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General Info: A two-time All-ACC selection, earning the honor each of the last two years ? The first Tech player to garner ACC Rookie of the Year honors ? Earned a berth in the NCAA Individual Championship ? Plays at the top of the Tech lineup in both singles and doubles ? Ranked 30th nationally in singles at the end of the 2002 season.

2001-02 : Garnered All-ACC accolades for the second-straight season, finishing with a 28-15 singles record, including a 16-9 ledger in dual matches ? Earned a berth in the NCAA Individual Championship, becoming the first Yellow Jacket player to do so since 1999 ? Became the first player in school history to win the Omni Hotels/ITA South Regional, as he defeated 24th-ranked David Loewenthals of Wake Forest in the finals by a score of 7-6 (4), 6-3 ? Recorded eight wins over top-50 opponents on the year, including a victory over 11th-ranked Phillip King of Duke by a 7-5, 6-2 score at the ACC Championship ? His 28 singles wins on the year rank as the fifth-most in a season in school history, while his 67 career victories are tied for 10th on the all-time list ? In doubles action teamed with David Wright at the No. 1 spot ? The duo ranked as high as eighth in the nation ? Recorded a win over fifth-ranked Foreman and Gustafsson of Middle Tennessee State by a 9-8 score.

2000-01: Earned All-ACC honors with a 15-15 singles record, including a 12-11 mark in dual matches ? Played at the No. 1 or No. 2 singles positions throughout the year ? Defeated the nation?s No. 66 player, Guillame Legat of South Carolina, 6-1, 3-6, 6-0 on February 24 ? Finished the year ranked 47th nationally in doubles with David Wright ?The duo posted a 16-9 overall record and was 14-8 in dual matches ? Anderson and Wright won four of their last five doubles matches in the regular season, with their only loss a 9-7 decision to No. 1 Huntley Montgomery and Brian Vahaly of Virginia at the ACC Championships ? Knocked off No. 48 Steven Capriati and Carl Hagman of Arizona in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ? Defeated second-ranked and eventual national champions Matias Boeker and Travis Parrott of Georgia on March 3 ? Played at No. 1 doubles throught the spring. Fall Season: Posted a 3-2 record in the fall.

1999-2000: 2000 ACC Rookie of the Year ? Tied for the team lead in overall singles wins with 24, incuding a team-high 15 in dual matches ? Led the Yellow Jackets with a .750 singles winning percentage ? Compiled an ACC match record of 6-2 ? Was third on the team with 15 doubles wins, including 11 in dual match play ? Defeated the 30th-ranked pair of Brian Lubin and Jody Strick from William & Mary with partner Tim Bibby ? Finished the season strong, winning his last three matches including a 6-1, 6-1 victory over No. 97 Mike Ingham of Florida State in the last match ? Clinched team victory over No. 37 Clemson by beating Brad Emendorfer 5-7, 6-3, 7-6 (4). Fall Season: Went 9-3 in the fall season ? Won the Flight B Championship in the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational.

High School/Junior Tennis: Ranked either first or second in the South Africa Tennis Association (SATA) singles rankings for much of 1999 ? Ranked as high as 88th in the world junior rankings by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) ? Won an ITF singles tournament in Casablanca and was a finalist in ITF events in Malaysia, Brunei and Singapore ? Also won a pair of South African tourneys, the Border Grand Prix and the Cape Town Grand Prix, and was a finalist at the Port Elizabeth Grand Prix.

Personal: Full name is Roger Dennis Anderson ? Born March 26, 1981 ? Is the son of Richard and Judy Anderson ? Majoring in management ? Favorite professional player is Andre Agassi.


SINGLES DOUBLES Year Dual Overall Dual Overall 1999-2000 15-5 (.750) 11-7 (.611) 24-8 (.750) 14-10 (.583) 2000-01 12-11 (.522) 14-8 (.636) 15-15 (.500) 17-10 (.630) 2001-02 16-9 (.640) 14-10 (.583) 28-15 (.651) 18-14 (.563) Totals 43-25 (.632) 39-25 (.609) 67-38 (.638) 49-34 (.590)