Sofia Kenin Age, Wiki, Tennis, Boyfriend, Parents, Net Worth, Family, and Coach
Sofia Kenin Biography
Sofia Kenin is an American professional tennis player. The 21 years old has reached the finals of a 2020 Grand Slam for the first time in her career at the Australian Open after trashing Ashleigh Barty.
Sofia Kenin Tennis Career
She started playing tennis at five years old, drawing motivation from her dad who had played recreationally.
She has a vocation high Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) positioning of No. 12 on the planet. Sofia has won three singles titles and two pairs titles on the WTA Tour, every one of the five of which came in 2019.
Kenin was a kid wonder whose capacity pulled in the consideration of veteran mentor Rick Macci at five years old. Trained basically by her dad, Kenin turned into a promising junior player, coming to No. 2 on the planet in the wake of winning the Orange Bowl at 16 years old and wrapping sprinter up at the 2015 US Open young ladies’ singles occasion the next year. She additionally won the USTA Girls 18s National Championship throughout that late spring.
On the expert visit, Kenin made her introduction in the best 100 of the WTA rankings in 2018 as a youngster. She has arrived at four WTA singles finals in 2019, and furthermore won her first titles in quite a while and copies right off the bat in the year. Her best outcome at a Grand Slam competition in 2019 came at the French Open, where she crushed Serena Williams and made it to the fourth round.
Kenin has a forceful style of play that is worked around joining an assortment of shots into her game as opposed to simply control. She plays basically from the benchmark and can hit victors with both her forehand and strike. She exceeds expectations at masking whether her strike is going cross-court or down the line. Two of Kenin’s most ideal chances are her strike down the line and her inside-in forehand. She can likewise deliberately add cut to her strike, which she may use to hit well-masked drop shot champs.
On the edge side, Kenin is fit for hitting her forehand even as high as shoulder height. Petra Kvitová had seen Kenin’s forceful style of play in mid-2018, an attribute Kenin’s dad said she created in 2017, her first entire year on the expert visit. She had recently been depicted by Maria Sharapova as all the more a “processor”, a counter-puncher who has great development and can recover a ton of balls in play.
Sofia Kenin Coach
Her folks perceived her latent capacity and masterminded her to start preparing with Rick Macci in Broward County, Florida. Macci trained Kenin for a long time until she was twelve. He commented, “In those days [when Kenin was five], I came directly out and said Sofia was the most terrifying little animal I’d at any point seen.
It was novel: the dexterity and her capacity to take the ball promptly directly after the bob. I have a great deal of children do that, yet it was practically similar to it was prepared in effectively, despite the fact that she was nearly nothing and the racket was really greater than her. The main player I’ve seen like that is Martina Hingis.”Kenin has additionally worked with Nick Bollettieri. Her essential mentor has consistently been her dad
Sofia Kenin First Grand Final 2020
Kenin opened the season by playing the Premier-level occasions at Brisbane and Adelaide, falling in the second round of the two competitions to Osaka and countryman Danielle Collins individually. She additionally played duplicates with Mattek-Sands in Adelaide, however, the pair fell in the elimination rounds to the possible heroes Nicole Melichar and Xu Yifan. Seeded fourteenth at the Australian Open, Kenin recorded straight set successes over qualifiers Martina Trevisan and countryman Ann Li to arrive at the third round just because.
She then conquered a twofold break deficiency in the principal set to overcome 2016 quarterfinalist Zhang Shuai to progress to the fourth round, where she vanquished Coco Gauff to arrive at the quarterfinals. Kenin proceeded to crush Ons Jabeur in straight sets, progressing to her first elimination round at a Grand Slam. She at that point crushed the top seed, Ashleigh Barty in straight sets to arrive at the last.
Sofia Kenin Age
Sofia Kenin was born on November 14, 1998, in Moscow and is 22 years old.
Sofia Kenin Family
to Alexander and Lena Kenin. Her family moved to the United States a couple of months after she was conceived. They had recently left the Soviet Union to live in New York City in 1987, however, came back to Russia for Kenin’s introduction to the world with the goal that other relatives could help raise her at first. Her mom had functioned as a medical attendant in the Soviet Union, and her folks had minimal expenditure when they initially moved to the United States.
Sofia Kenin Net Worth
Her net worth is under review, however, she earned US$2,959,382 as prize money in 2019.
Sofia Kenin Husband/Boyfriend
She is single and no details of whoever she is dating in public.