FutureStarr

Sakkari

Sakkari

Sakkari

There are many successful bloggers who are now focusing on different aspects of business. One of them is Andrea Sakkari. Here are the journeys she has taken to where she is now.

SAKKARI

Sakkari has won one singles title on the WTA Tour at the 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. (Source: en.wikipedia.org In 2020, Sakkari reached the fourth round at both the Australian Open and US Open. In 2021, she has reached the semifinals at the French Open and the 2021 US Open making her the first woman from Greece to reach a Grand Slam semifinal. (Source:en.wikipedia.org e

Sakkari was born on 25 July 1995 to mother Angelikí Kanellopoúlou, a former top-50 tennis player, and father Konstantinos Sakkaris, in the capital of Greece, Athens. She has two siblings: brother Yannis and sister Amanda. She was introduced by her parents to tennis at age 6 and moved to Barcelona at age 18 in order to train. She has said that her favorite surfaces are hard and clay and that her favorite shot is the serve. Growing up, her favourite players were Serena Williams, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)Sakkari is known for her aggressive, all-court style of play, centered around her strong serve and powerful groundstrokes. Sakkari served the sixth most aces of any WTA player in 2020, with 144 aces served in 31 matches. (Source:n.wikipedia.org)))

Sakkari's first two attempts to debut on the WTA Tour were unsuccessful. At the Rio Open, she lost in the first round of qualifying to María Irigoyen, and later lost in the final stage of qualifying at Bucharest Open to Daria Kasatkina. However, on her third attempt, she not only made her debut on WTA Tour, but it was at a major, as she qualified for US Open. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

Sakkari started 2016 season with no-passing qualification at Brisbane International and Hobart International. At the Australian Open, she first qualified, and then, in the first round of main draw, achieved a win against Wang Yafan. (Source: en.wikipedia.org After the US Open, Sakkari entered the top 200 for the first time, reaching a ranking of 185. By the end of the year, she only played on the ITF Circuit and on the WTA Challenger Tour, where she reached semifinals at the Carlsbad Classic. Sakkari ended the year ranked 188. (Source:en.wikipedia.org eSakkari started 2018 season with four first-round losses, against Danka Kovinić in the Shenzhen, KateÅ™ina Siniaková at the Australian Open, Julia Görges in the St. Petersburg, and Sorana Cîrstea in the oDoha. (Source:n.wikipedia.org enThe US hardcourt series started well for Sakkari, reaching her first WTA final at the San Jose Classic, where she beat Christina McHale, Tímea Babos, third seed Venus Williams, and Danielle Collins before she lost to Mihaela Buzărnescu in the final. (Source:.wikipedia.org))))

Sakkari started year with a first-round loss at Hobart, where Magda Linette defeated her. Sakkari reached the third round at the Australian Open, defeating Jeļena Ostapenko and Astra Sharma, before she was eliminated by Ashleigh Barty. (Source: en.wikipedia.org At both the Wuhan Open and China Open, Sakkari failed in the first rounds, losing to Wang Qiang and Donna Vekić, respectively. In her last two tournaments in 2018, Tianjin Open and Luxembourg Open, Sakkari failed in the first round. She finished the year inside the top 50, reaching No. 41. (Source:en.wikipedia.org))

2019 is so far the most successful clay-court season for Sakkari. She started playing at Charleston Open, where she defeated Conny Perrin, Andrea Petkovic and second seed Kiki Bertens, respectively. Then she reached quarterfinal where she was defeated by fifth seed Caroline Wozniacki. At Ä°stanbul Cup, she failed in first round from Veronika Kudermetova. The Morocco Open was special for Sakkari, because it has been so far her only tournament where she succeeded to win title. On her road to the final, she defeated Olga Danilović, Isabella Shinikova, Elise Mertens, Alison Van Uytvanck, and then, in the final, she defeated Johanna Konta. (Source: en.wikipedia.org At next three tournaments, Sakkari was eliminated in the first rounds: at St. Petersburg by Julia Görges, at the Mexican Open by Monica Puig, and at Indian Wells by Christina McHale. At the Miami Open, she defeated Olga Danilović in the first round, but lost to No. 3, Petra Kvitová, in the second. (Source:en.wikipedia.org))

en.wikipedia.org en.wikipedia.org))At the Cincinnati Open, Sakkari made another quarterfinal. In round one, she defeated young American player Coco Gauff, in second round Yulia Putintseva, and then in third round, she had one of her biggest career wins, defeating Serena Williams in three sets. However, in the quarterfinal, she lost to JohanSakkari was successful at the first Grand Slam tournament of year, the Australian Open, where she reached her first Grand Slam round of 16. Victories over Margarita Gasparyan (first round), Nao Hibino (second round) and No. 11 Madison Keys (third round) propelled her to the round of 16, where she was defeated by Petra Kvitová in three sets. (Source:na Konta. (Source:

There she faced Naomi Osaka who had not lost a match in over a year and was on a 23 match-winning streak. Sakkari caused one of the upsets of the tournament in defeating the second seed in straight sets. With the win, she ended Osaka's chances of reclaiming the World No. 1 ranking and reached the biggest semifinal of her career. She then faced Bianca Andreescu for a place in the final but was herself comprehensively defeated in a third set tiebreaker. (Source: en.wikipedia.org Sakkari made her first ever Grand Slam semifinal at the French Open after beating Katarina Zavatska, Jasmine Paolini, Elise Mertens, Sofia Kenin, and defending champion Iga Swiatek, ending the 11-match, 22-set Roland Garros winning streak of the 2020 champion. She became the first woman from Greece to reach a Grand Slam singles quarterfinal (Source:en.wikipedia.org))

It was also the first time in major history that two Greek players (Sakkari and Tsitsipas) were in the semifinals of a Grand Slam championship. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

Maria Sakkari defeats Karolina Pliskova, advances to US Open semis (Source: www.espn.com Maria Sakkari advanced to a semifinal against Anett Kontaveit at the WTA Finals with a victory over top-seeded Aryna Sabalenka. (Source:www.espn.com wMaria Sakkari and Simona Halep reached the quarterfinals of the Kremlin Cup while defending champion Andrey Rublev was ousted. (Source:ww.espn.com)))

Emma Raducanu upsets Maria Sakkari in straight sets to advance to the US Open final Saturday vs. Leylah Fernandez. (Source: www.espn.com Unseeded Anett Kontaveit cruised past fourth-seeded Maria Sakkari 6-2, 7-5 to win the Ostrava Open on Sunday for her third WTA title. (Source:www.espn.com))

Maria Sakkari wins a three-set thriller vs. Bianca Andreescu to advance to the US Open quarterfinals. (Source: www.espn.com Maria Sakkari beats Karolina Pliskova in straight sets, 6-4, 6-4, to advance to the US Open semifinals. (Source:www.espn.com))

We’re still waiting for Maria Sakkari opponent in next match. It will be shown here as soon as the official schedule becomes available. (Source: www.sofascore.com

Maria Sakkari previous match was against Kontaveit A. in WTA Finals Guadalajara, Mexico, match ended with result 2 - 1 (Source: www.sofascore.com)Maria Sakkari Livescore, updated point-by-point. Statistics are updated at the end of the game. (Source:www.sofascore.com))

Maria Sakkari performance & form graph is SofaScore Tennis livescore unique algorithm that we are generating from team’s last 10 matches, statistics, detailed analysis and our own knowledge. This graph may help you to bet on Maria Sakkari matches, but be aware of that SofaScore LiveScore accepts no responsibility or liability for any financial or other loss, be it direct or indirect, as a result of any action reliant on any of this website’s content. (Source: www.sofascore.com Maria Sakkari fixtures tab is showing last 100 Tennis matches with statistics and win/lose icons. There are also all Maria Sakkari scheduled matches that they are going to play in the future. (Source:www.sofascore.com))

livescore is available as iPhone and iPad app, Android app on Google Play and Windows phone app. You can find us in all stores on different languages searching for "SofaScore". Install SofaScore app and follow all Maria Sakkari matches live on your mobile! (Source: www.sofascore.com Maria Sakkari total salary this year is 1.4M €, but in career (Source:www.sofascore.com))

Born and grew up in Athens, Sakkari moved to Barcelona aged 18 and trained there for two years. Her mother, Angeliki Kanellopoulou, was a tennis player too, however xhd didn’t start because of her. Sakkari made her debut on ITF Circuit in 2010 at $10k ITF/Mytilino‐GRE and played her first WTA tournament in 2012, in Palermo, losing in the qualifying second round. Until 2015 she failed to qualify four times at WTA level before making his Grand Slam debut at Us Open. (Source: www.tennisworldusa.org)

In Wuhan, she made her first WTA semifinal beating Caroline Wozniacki. It was her first win over a top 25 opponent, the biggest victory for a Greek tennis player since August 2005 when Eleni Daniilidou beat then number four Svetlana Kuznetsova in Los Angeles. Sakkari finished the season at No.51 and became the third highest-ranked Greek player of all-time, behind her mother Angeliki Kanellopoulou (former number 43) and Eleni Daniilidou (former number 14). (Source: www.tennisworldusa.org)

Novak Djokovic is just two wins away from a calendar-year Grand Slam but next faces the last man to beat him, while Emma Raducanu and Maria Sakkari completed the US Open women's semifinal line-up. (Source: ausopen.com)

Maria Sakkari has produced the upset of Roland Garros 2021 to oust defending champion Iga Swiatek and will meet Barbora Krejcikova in the semifinals after the Czech survived a dramatic opening set on her way to beating Coco Gauff. (Source: ausopen.com Novak Djokovic took a step closer to the calendar-year Grand Slam, Maria Sakkari handed Bianca Andreescu her first ever US Open loss, and Emma Raducanu, Alexander Zverev and Matteo Berrettini also advanced to the quarters in New York. (Source:ausopen.com))

Maria Sakkari snapped Naomi Osaka's 23-match win streak to reach the Miami Open semifinals, while Jannik Sinner continued his impressive run in Florida. (Source: ausopen.com)

 

Related Articles