Kevin Curren in 1984 was the last South African to reach a Grand Slam final.
Even though Anderson lost 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 to Rafael Nadal in New York City, he has surely made his country proud.
Anderson tweeted on Monday morning” It’s been an incredible 2 weeks. This is a memory I will never forget & I look forward to making more! Thanks, @usopen… see you next year”
Have a look below at his epic performance