Maria Sakkari

Sakkari Downs Swiatek, New Grand Slam Champion Confirmed

PARIS, June 9, 2021 (by Alessandro Boroch) Twenty-five-year-old Maria Sakkari continued to make history in Paris following a remarkable straight-set victory over French Open defending champion Iga Swiatek on Wednesday. It ended the 20-year-old Swiatek’s 22-set winning streak at the clay-court major. […]

Sakkari Ends Osaka’s 23-Match Winning Streak

MIAMI/WASHINGTON, March 31, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Maria Sakkari arguably played the best 69 minutes of tennis in her professional career. The rising Greek star, seeded 23rd, ended the 23-match winning streak of World No. 2 Naomi Osaka at the […]

Sakkari Saves 6 Match Points, Wins Big In Miami

MIAMI/WASHINGTON, March 30, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Maria Sakkari saved six – yes, six! – match points on the way to a very heartfelt and satisfying 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (6) victory over Jessica Pegula that earned her a well-deserved quarterfinal […]

Kudermetova, Sabalenka Win With Power and Enjoyment

WASHINGTON, January 12, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Blink your eyes and you might have missed a brilliant semifinal performance given by Aryna Sabalenka Tuesday afternoon against Maria Sakkari in Abu Dhabi. It was complete, filled with just the right mixture of power […]

Sakkari Making Her Voice Heard In Abu Dhabi

WASHINGTON, January 11, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) For one set, Sofia Kenin played like a World No. 4 during her quarterfinal match against 22nd-ranked Maria Sakkari in the Abu Dhabi WTA Women’s Tennis Open Monday. She took advantage of her opponent’s weaknesses […]

The 2021 ATP Tour Season Debuts At Delray Beach

WASHINGTON, January 7, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) The Delray Beach Open by marks the return of the ATP Tour to North America. Main draw play in the ATP Tour 250 outdoor hard-court event at the Delray Beach Stadium & Tennis […]

Sakkari: Ostrava Has Been A Week Filled With Positives

WASHINGTON, October 23, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Maria Sakkari, the 25-year-old rising star from Greece, was asked by a reporter earlier this week during a virtual videoconference what she would like to achieve in her last tournament of the 2020 […]

Sakkari, Kontaveit Visit National Museum Of Qatar

DOHA, February 25, 2020 (Press Release) Greek tennis star Maria Sakkari and her Estonian counterpart Anett Kontaveit visited the iconic National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ) on Sunday. The stars, who are featuring at the Qatar Total Open 2020, were taken on […]

Sakkari Named Brand Ambassador Of Porsche Hellas

ATHENS, October 12, 2019 (StarWing Sports Press Release) Motodynamiki SA and Porsche Hellas are proud to welcome Maria Sakkari into the Porsche family. Maria clearly represents commitment to goals through hard work, consistency and moral principles. Sakkari says she feels […]

Sakkari Beats Konta For Rabat Crown

StarWing Sports Press Release, May 6, 2019 Maria Sakkari captured her first WTA Tour trophy on Saturday in an all-StarWing Sports Management client final against Johanna Konta at the Grand Prix de SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem. Sixth-seeded Greek Sakkari […]