Maria Sakkari

Height / weight 1.72 m / 62 kg
Born Jul 25, 1995
Nationality Greece Greece
Playing Style Right Handed
Nickname Maria

Maria Sakkari is a professional tennis player from Greece. In May 2022, she reached a career-high ranking of No.3. Sakkari has one career title and she has made it to two Grand Slam semifinals as a singles player. She was also in the semifinals of the 2021 WTA Tour Finals. She is also an Olympian and made it to the third round of the 2021 Tokyo Summer Olympics as a singles player and the quarterfinals as a mixed doubles player.

Player Profile

Maria Sakkari (Μαρία Σάκκαρη) was born on July 25, 1995, in Athens, Greece. The right-handed player uses a two-handed backhand. She stands 172 cm tall. Her mother, Angelikí Kanellopoúlou, also played tennis professionally.

She turned pro in 2015 and is currently coached by Tom Hill. She has also worked with Thomas Johansson and Mark Petchey. Throughout her career, she has earned US$7,183,041 in prize money.

Career

She made her WTA debut in 2015. That year, she also made her Grand Slam main draw debut at the US Open. The following year, she was in the main draw of the Slams aside from the French Open. She ended 2020 ranked No.22 in the world. By 2021, she had broken into the Top 10 and ended the year ranked No.6.

Her best Grand Slam finish to date was the semifinals of both the French Open and the US Open in 2021. In 2022, she made it to the fourth round of the Australian Open and in the same year, she was through to the third round of Wimbledon.

Career Record

Singles

  • Highest Singles Ranking: 3 (March21, 2022)
  • Current Singles Ranking: 3 (August23, 2022)

Best Grand Slam Singles Performances

  • Australian Open - 4R (2020, 2022)
  • French Open - SF (2021)
  • Wimbledon - 3R (2017, 2019, 2022)
  • US Open - SF (2021)

Other Tournaments

  • Tour Finals - SF (2021)
  • Olympic Games - 3R (2021)

Doubles

  • Highest Doubles Ranking: 169(September 9, 2019)
  • Current Doubles Ranking: 512 (August23, 2022)

Best Grand Slam Doubles Performances

  • Australian Open - 1R (2019, 2020)
  • French Open - 1R (2019)
  • Wimbledon - 2R (2019)
  • US Open - 2R (2019)

Mixed Doubles Tournaments

  • Olympic Games - QF (2021)

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