Maria Sakkari reached the top 20 and promises to fight


The tennis player Maria Sakkari is ready to take off. Their 24 years managed to be placed in the position 20 ranking women’s world, its best historical position and the current in the individual.

Dealt until the fourth round of the Australian open last January, when put against the strings to Czech Petra Kvitováwhich occupied the position 12 of the worldwho extremó resources to come back and bend her in three sets 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-2.

Their parents Konstantinos and Angelikila supported his foray into the tennis since 6 years old. His mother played professionally and was in the top 50 in singles. Has of idols to the u.s. Serena Williamsthe Spanish Rafael Nadal and the swiss Roger Federer.

Has matured enough in his game, and many are the conditions that support it to take that great leap toward success.

The born in Athensargues that the basis of his rise is due to the consistency of your game from bottom of track and the fact of trying that the party develops at the pace that she proposes. Says that it can’t be defined as a tennis player aggressive, but rather solid.

This tennis player admits that it is not at all easy to connect many winners, but she works hard to play with more aggressiveness. Is autocalifica as a fighter, because no matter what, it always goes to the end. Your mind gives you a reason to dream and the future expected with hope recharged. It operates best in tracks clay and hard.

The Grand Slam

In the tournaments Grand Slam it’s going to progress. In the Australian open 2020 came to the fourth round and made his best campaign. In Wimbledon was up in the third round, in the Open of the united States was in the second phase. Is pending improve in Roland Garroswhere it has not been able to overcome the first round.

Victories over representatives very powerful today women are shaping up positively on your career. Among others, he defeated Elina Svitolina (Ukraine), Alizé Cornet (France), Belinda Bencic (Switzerland), Madison Keys (USA), Julia Görges (Germany), Camila Giorgi (Italy), Kristina Mladenovic (France), Anastasía Pavliuchénkova (Russia), Johanna Konta (Great Britain) and Kiki Bertens (Netherlands).

Champion in Morocco

In the 2019Maria Sakkari was sixth-seeded and obtained in Rabat, Morocco, the first title WTA of his career after defeating in the final to the british Johanna Konta in three sets (2-6, 6-4, 6-1) after two hours of play.

Before you face the end of the campaign, the most prominent had been the end in San Jose (Costa Rica 2018)but that time gave no extenuating 1-6/0-6 in front of the Romanian Mihaela Buzărnescu.

Titles ITF and Fed Cup

Maria Sakkari started his career from the very bottom. Got titles ITF and three times in Heraklion (Greece), Bastad (Sweden), Nis (Serbia), Tampere (Finland) and Maribor (Slovenia). She was a finalist in nine opportunities. In doublewon five championships and defined in other four tournaments. He defended his country in the Fed Cup during the editions 2012, 2016, 2018 and 2019.

Stop by coronavirus

Quarantine for pandemic coronavirus surprised in different ways to all players. The coach of Maria Sakkari, Tom Hillhe confessed in a statement to The National, that many coaches are not paid in this time stop and with total security, there will be many changes in the sideboard of the great players.