Greek professional tennis player who achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 18 on May 17, 2021, and a doubles ranking of world No. 169 on September 9, 2019. Turning professional in 2015, Sakkari has won one singles title on the WTA Tour, at 2019 Morocco Open, where she defeated Johanna Konta in the final. She was also semifinalist of 2017 Wuhan Open, where she defeated Caroline Wozniacki en route, her first top-10 win.
Born on July 25, 1995 in Athens, Greece, to parents Angeliki Kanellopoulou and Kostas Sakkaris, she has a brother named Yannis and sister named Amanda. Maria was introduced by her parents to tennis at age 6 and moved to Barcelona at age 18 in order to train.
Maria Sakkari Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 25 July 1995
Birth Place: Athens, Greece
Residence: Monte Carlo, Monaco
Birth Name: Maria Sakkari
Greek: Μαρία Σάκκαρη
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Occupation: Professional tennis player
Religion: Christian Orthodox
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Hazel
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Maria Sakkari Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 137 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 62 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 7¾”
Height in Meters: 1.72 m
Body Build/Type: Slim
Body Measurements: 34-24-35 in (86-61-89 cm)
Breast Size: 34 inches (86 cm)
Waist Size: 24 inches (61 cm)
Hips Size: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 32B
Feet/Shoe Size: 12 (US)
Dress Size: 8 (US)
Maria Sakkari Family Details:
Father: Kostas Sakkaris
Mother: Angeliki Kanellopoulou (was a former top-50 tennis player)
Siblings: Yannis (Brother), Amanda (Sister)
Maria Sakkari Education:
Vellios School of Arts
Year Turned Pro: 2015
Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
High Rank for Singles: No. 18 (17 May 2021)
High Rank for Doubles: No. 169 (9 September 2019)
Singles Career record: 343–229 (60.0%)
Singles Career titles: 1 WTA, 7 ITF
Doubles Career record: 51–43 (54.3%)
Doubles Career titles: 5 ITF
Coach (s): Thomas Johansson (2017–18), Mark Petchey (2018), Tom Hill (2018–)
Maria Sakkari Facts:
*She was born on July 25, 1995 in Athens, Greece.
*Her mother was also a professional tennis player.
Growing up, her favourite players were Serena Williams, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.
*She made her debut for the Greece Fed Cup team in 2012.
*She turned professional in 2015.
*Her favorite surfaces are hard and clay and that her favorite shot is serve
*Follow her on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.