Maria Sakkari

Maria Sakkari

Maria Sakkari
Quick Facts About Maria Sakkari
Celebrated Name Maria Sakkari
Age 28 years old
Nick Name Sakkari
Birth Name Maria Sakkari
Birth Date 1995-07-25
Gender Female
Profession Tennis player
Nationality Greek
Place of Birth Athens, Greece
Ethnicity Arvanites
Horoscope Leo
Residence Monte Carlo, Monaco
Father Konstantinos Sakkaris
Mother Angelikí Kanellopoúlou
Religion Christian Orthodox
School Vellios School of Arts
Sexualorientation Straight
Marital Status Unmarried
Girlfriend Stefanos Tsitsipas
Net Worth $2 million
Salary $600k-$700k per year
Active Years 2015-Present
Height 5 ft 8 inches
Weight 62 Kg
Body Shape hourglass-shaped
Body Build/Type Athletic
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Brown
Hair Style Curly
Body Measurement 34-22-33 inches
Shoe Size 7 (US)
Coach Thomas Johansson (2017–18) Mark Petchey (2018) Tom Hill (2018–Present)

Who is Maria Sakkari?

  • Maria Sakkari is a Greek professional tennis player. She reached her career-high singles ranking of No. 20 on 24 February 2020. Her best WTA doubles ranking is No. 169, achieved on 9 September 2019.
  • 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 a semifinalist of the 2017 Wuhan Open, where she defeated Caroline Wozniacki en route, her first top-10 win. In 2019, she reached another Premier 5 semifinal at the Italian Open where she defeated, among other players, Petra Kvitová. In 2020, Sakkari reached the round of 16 at both the Australian Open and US Open, so far her best Grand Slam performances.
  • 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 player in 2020, with 144 aces served in 31 matches.

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Where is the Tennis Player Maria Sakkari from?

  • Maria Sakkari was born on 25 July 1995 in Athens, the capital of Greece. Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was slain by a Jewish extremist at a peace rally just after four months of her birth. Her birth sign falls under Leo. According to Astrology, the woman born under Leo's sign is Affectionate, warm, and cheerful and she can be counted on to bring sunshine into other people's lives, and yeah Maria is spreading happiness in her parent's life establishing herself as a successful tennis player. 
  • Baby Maria was born to her native Greek Parents. Her mother's name is Angelikí Kanellopoúlou who was a former top 50 tennis player and her father is Konstantinos Sakkaris. She has a brother Yannis and an elder sister Amanda.  The Sakkari family is the descendent of the Arvanites ethnic group. Arvanites are a bilingual population group in Greece who traditionally speaks Arvanitika, an Albanian language variety, along with Greek. The Arvanites follow the Christian Orthodox religion with the rest of the local population. 
  • She did her schooling at Vellios School of Arts located in her home city Athens. Later she moved to Barcelona at age 18 in order to take training in tennis. 

Who is Maria Sakkari dating?

  • Maria Sakkari's name is connected with Stefanos Tsitsipas who is also a Greek professional tennis player. With their close friendship bond and outstanding duo performance inside the tennis court, people were always calling them a couple.  In fact, if we analyze their background, the two have common chemistry between them. Both hail from the same country Greece and both have the same star sign i.e. Leo. It means that God may have perfectly made them for each other.
  • When the rumor of their relationship was going on Maria step forward to clarify their secret bond.  In November 2019, She stated that she is secretly dating Stefanos Tsitsipas, while coyly adding “one never knows what the future will bring.” It is also believed that the secret lover may have started dating in 2018.
  • They have known each other since they were children, thanks to their tennis-playing mothers. Their mothers were both tennis players in their own right, becoming friends at the age of 15.
  • The pair played together in the Hopman Cup in December 2018, beating a USA team including Serena Williams and Frances Tiafoe. They have also posted photos together on Instagram.  
  • In an interview on TV, Sakkari said that their relationship is one of friendship and mutual admiration for their tennis skills.

Maria Sakkari Net Worth

  • Maria Sakkari has a net worth of US $2 million in 2021. From her beginning career till now, the Greek star has earned an overall income of US $$3,656,546 as prize money by winning a total of 1 WTA singles and 7 ITF singles, and 5 ITF doubles. 
  • Her professional tennis career has made this 25 years old lady a millionaire at a very young age and credit goes to her hard work and dedication and to her parents. 
  • Sakkari's 2020 earnings amount to $24,000. All these amounts she earned are from playing matches. Raquel also makes money from her various endorsement deals, sponsorships, and businesses. While summing up his tennis career earnings and endorsement earnings, her annual income is estimated at the range of $600k-$700k. 
  • She currently resides in Monte Carlo, Monaco where she is living a lavish lifestyle in the most luxurious and expensive city in the world. She owns a Black Porsche which cost about $60,000. 

How much does Maria Sakkari weigh?

  • Maria Sakkari is 5 ft 8 inches tall and weighs 62 Kg. She has an Athletic build body. She has an hourglass-shaped body figure. 
  • She has gained her curvaceous body by doing exercise regularly. Maria's exercise routine starts with strength-focused training. We can see her lifting heavy weights in the gym workouts. Especially she is focused on hand strengthening exercises like push-ups, weight lifting. 
  • Her breast size is 34 inches, her waist size is 22 inches, and her hip size is 33 inches. She wears 7(US) size shoes. Her eye color is Hazel. She has got curly brown hair. 

Facts About Maria Sakkari

  • #1Her childhood idols were Serena Williams, Roger Federer, and Rafael Nadal.
  • #2She was defeated by Serena Williams in the 2020 US open.
  • #3She made her debut for the Greece Fed Cup team in 2012.
  • #4She beat Carla Suarez in May 2018.
  • #5She stated that her favorite surfaces are hard and clay.
  • #6Her favorite shot is served.
  • #7 She was introduced by her parents to tennis at age 6.
  • #8Sakkari entered the top 200 for the first time in 2015.
  • #9On July 11, 2016, she debuts in the top 100, reaching a place of 97.
  • #10 she made one of her biggest career wins, defeating Serena Williams in three sets at the 2020 Cincinnati Open.