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Maria Sakkari biography: 13 things about Greek tennis player born in Athens

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Maria Sakkari (Μαρία Σάκκαρη) is a Greek professional tennis player who lives in Monte Carlo, Monaco. She is right-handed.

Sakkari is 5’8″ tall. Here are 13 more things about her:

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  1. She was born in Athens, Greece to Konstantinos Sakkaris and Angelikí Kanellopoúlou, who is a former tennis player.
  2. She has a brother named Yannis Sakkari and a sister named Amanda Sakkari.
  3. In 2001, her parents introduced her to tennis.
  4. From 2008 to 2012, she worked with an Italian coach from the Sanchez-Casal Academy in Barcelona, Spain.
  5. In 2010, she started competing in International Tennis Federation (ITF) events.
  6. In 2013, she moved to the Portas Academy in Barcelona to train as a tennis player.
  7. She was 20 years old when she made her professional tennis debut in 2015. In the same year, she reached the first round at the US Open.
  8. In 2016, she reached the first round again at the US Open and the second round at the Australian Open and Wimbledon.
  9. In 2017, she reached the first round at the French Open and the third round at the Australian Open, Wimbledon and the US Open.
  10. In 2018, she reached the first round at the Australian Open and Wimbledon, second round at the US Open and third round at the French Open.
  11. In 2019, she reached the second round at the French Open and third round at the Australian Open, Wimbledon and the US Open.
  12. In 2020, she reached the third round at the French Open and the fourth round at both the Australian Open and the US Open.
  13. She was a semifinalist in the 2021 French Open. She is in the running towards becoming a 2021 US Open champion.

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