Jean Andersen

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Jean Andersen
Full nameJean Andersen
Country (sports) South Africa
ResidenceAustin, Texas, United States[1]
Born (1988-06-17) 17 June 1988 (age 32)
Cape Town, South Africa
Height1.9 m (6 ft 3 in)[1]
Turned pro2011
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CollegeUniversity of Texas[2]
Prize moneyUS$29,063[3]
Career record0–2 (0% in ATP World Tour main draw matches)
3–7 (30.0% in ATP Challenger Tour matches)
19–30 (38.8% in ITF Futures matches)[3]
Highest ranking624
Highest ranking190[4]
Team competitions
Davis CupGroup I, 2R (2013)

Jean Andersen (born 17 June 1988) is a South African professional tennis player.[3][5][6] He has represented South Africa in Davis Cup matches.

College career[edit]

Andersen played college tennis for the Texas Longhorns and was an All-American, ranking as high as number 2 in the National Collegiate Athletic Association in doubles.[7] His father, Johann, was a graduate of the University of Texas. Anderson studied kinesiology while attending the university.[2] In 2011, he qualified for the NCAA Division I Men's Tennis Championship tournament as a doubles player.[1]

Davis Cup[edit]

Andersen represented South Africa in a Davis Cup Group I tie in 2013, and in a Group II tie in 2014.

Europe/Africa Group I
Round Date Opponents Final match score Location Surface Match Opponent Rubber score
R2 5–7 April 2013  Poland 1–3[8] Zielona Góra Hard (i) Singles 1 Jerzy Janowicz 6–4, 6–3, 6–3 (def.)
Doubles (with Rik de Voest) Fyrstenberg/Matkowski 7–5, 7–6(7–2), 7–5 (def.)
Europe/Africa Group II
Round Date Opponents Final match score Location Surface Match Opponent Rubber score
4–6 April 2014  Lithuania 2–3[9] Centurion Hard Singles 1 Ričardas Berankis 6–3, 7–6(7–2), 6–3 (def.)
Doubles (with Raven Klaasen) Berankis/Grigelis 3–6, 6–3, 6–3, 7–6(7–5) (W)

World TeamTennis[edit]

Andersen has appeared in matches for the Springfield Lasers of World TeamTennis in three different seasons: 2011, 2014 and 2016.[1]


Anderson currently serves as the academy director for T Bar M Racquet Club's tennis academy in Dallas, Texas.[7]


Anderson married the former Tori Moore of Texas on 10 January 2015.[10]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d "Jean Andersen (RSA)". World TeamTennis. Archived from the original on 9 February 2010. Retrieved 5 September 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Jean Andersen - 2010-11 Men's Tennis". Texas Longhorns. Retrieved 5 September 2016.
  3. ^ a b c "Jean Andersen". Association of Tennis Professionals. Retrieved 5 September 2016.
  4. ^ "Andersen Jean - Profile". Retrieved 5 September 2016.
  5. ^ "Jean Andersen [RSA]". Retrieved 5 September 2016.
  6. ^ "Jean Andersen". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 5 September 2016.
  7. ^ a b "Our Staff - All". T Bar M Racquet Club. Retrieved 5 September 2016.
  8. ^ "Poland 3:1 South Africa". Davis Cup. Retrieved 5 September 2016.
  9. ^ "South Africa 2:3 Lithuania". Davis Cup. Retrieved 5 September 2016.
  10. ^ "Congratulations to Jean Andersen who is getting married in Texas, USA on Saturday to Texan Tori Moore". Facebook. 7 January 2015. Retrieved 5 September 2016.

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