Greek tennis player Maria Sakkari started the current season well. At the first two tournaments in Abu Dhabi and Melbourne, Sakkari reached the semifinals, then there were offensive losses in the first rounds of the Australian Open and the tournament in Dubai. Now the athlete has gained good form and reached the quarterfinals of the tournament in Miami, where she will fight with Naomi Osaka.
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Undoubtedly her coach helped Maria to gain the necessary form before the start of this season.
Who is Maria Sakkari’s coach?
Maria Sakkari current coach is Tom Hill
Tom Hill is a former member of the ATP Tour who was able to climb to the top 1586 of the ATP singles rankings.
As a coach, Tom Hill has worked with Danielle Collins and helped her to reach first the top 100 and then the top 50 of the WTA rankings.
Tom began working with Maria Sakkari in 2018 before the San Jose tournament, where the Greek was able to reach the final of the competition but lost to Mihaela Buzarnescu in two sets. They won their first title together at the Rabat event in April 2019, the same year Sakkari scored six wins over the WTA Top 10 and was able to qualify for the WTA Elite Trophy event in Zhuhai.
I think one of the things that really helped me is that I realized that my ball is pretty heavyMaria Sakkari