|Country (sports)||South Africa|
|Born||23 May 1978|
|Height||1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|Highest ranking||No. 180 (18 June 2001)|
|Grand Slam singles results|
|Australian Open||1R (1999)|
|Highest ranking||No. 170 (30 September 2002)|
Bower took part in the main draw of three Grand Slam tournaments during his career. He first appeared at the 1999 Australian Open, where he lost in the opening round to Andrei Medvedev. In the 2000 Wimbledon Championships he defeated Davide Sanguinetti in the first round, then lost to fourth seed Gustavo Kuerten. He returned to Wimbledon two years later and got beaten in five sets by Stefan Koubek in the first round.
The South African appeared in four Davis Cup ties for his country. He won two of his seven singles rubbers, which were against Janko Tipsarevi? in 2001 and Vladimir Obradovi? the following year.
He is a former co-owner of a tennis academy in Redmond, Washington, the Redmond Tennis Club.
In 2020, Bower published his first book, Mentally Tough Me.
|1.||2000||Binghamton, United States||Hard||Jeff Coetzee|| Lorenzo Manta
|2.||2002||Gosford, Australia||Hard||Yves Allegro|| John Doran
|7-6(9-7), 3-6, 7-6(7-5)|
|3.||2003||Fergana, Uzbekistan||Hard||Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi|| Alexey Kedryuk
|3-6, 7-6(7-0), 6-4|