MARIA SAKKARI, the next big thing

MARIA SAKKARI, the next big thing

Maria Sakkari (born 25 July 1995) is a Greek tennis player. She made her debut for the Greece Fed Cup team in 2012, and achieved her career high singles ranking of 168 on November 30, 2015. Her highest WTA doubles ranking is world number 293, achieved on November 16, 2015.

Her mother - Angelikí Kanellopoúlou - also played in pro tour.

She has played in various qualifying tournaments for WTA tournaments, including the 2012 Internazionali Femminili di Palermo, the 2013 Qatar Total Open, the 2015 Rio Open and the 2016 Brisbane International. She made her Grand Slam debut at 2015 US Open.

She qualified for her second Grand Slam at the 2016 Australian Open, beating Wang Yafan in the first round before losing to Carla Suárez Navarro in the second.

Mar;ia signed with WILSON in early days of 2016, and plays with WILSON ULTRA 97.