April 18, 2021

Maria Sakkari

Maria Sakkari is a professional tennis player from Greece who has won 1 tournaments. Numerous victories at tournaments have helped her rise to No. 20 in the WTA rankings in February 2020, which is her best result.

Born 25 July 1995
Athens, Greece
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Turned pro 2015
Plays Right-handed
(two-handed backhand)
Titles 1

Maria Sakkari was born on July 25, 1995 in the Greek city of Athens. Her father is Konstantinos and her mother is Angeliki, who also played tennis at the professional level and was in the Top 50. Maria has a brother, Yannis, who attends Boston University.

Sakkari first picked up a racket at the age of six; her parents brought her to the sport. At 18, she moved to Barcelona to train. She began her professional career in 2015.

Her favorite surfaces are hard and clay. Tennis idols are Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal, and Roger Federer. The tennis player speaks Greek and English. In her free time, she likes to come to Greece and meet friends.

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