The Sofia kenin and Tennis


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Sofia kenin is an American professional tennis player. Sofia Kenin was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on October 8, 1999, to Russian parents who had emigrated to the United States. Her father, Valeri, is a tennis coach. Sofia started playing tennis at age 5 and competed in her first tournament at 6. In 2009, she won the Girls’ 18 National Championship.

Kenin turned pro in 2012 and won her first tour title in 2019 at the Australian Open, defeating Garbiñe Muguruza in the final. At the 2020 French Open, she reached her first Grand Slam semifinal, beating defending champion Simona Halep and three-time champion Venus Williams en route.

Sofia kenin and Doubles

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Sofia Kenin’s career-high singles ranking is world No. 9, achieved in February 2020. In doubles, she reached a career-high ranking of world No. 27 in October 2019.

Kenin has won five WTA singles titles, as well as one doubles title. She has also twice reached the final of an International-level tournament on clay.

Sofia Kenin will be competing in her 1st US Open. The last time she played here was during the 2019 French Open where she lost to Simona Halep in straight sets in the Quarter Finals which was her first major semi-final appearance at a Grand Slam tournament. Sofia plays at our tennis club Pakhuis de Zwijger this week for the first time since we opened 2 years ago and we are very excited to welcome her here so come and watch!

Sofia kenin and her achievements

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As of 2019, Kenin has won five WTA singles titles and one doubles title. She is also a runner-up in two WTA and four ITF singles finals and one WTA/ITF doubles final.

Sonia Kenin was given the Bernard King Award for most outstanding U.S. female rookie in 2018 – she had been nominated for it twice before, as she had ended her 2017 season ranked No. 21 on the WTA Rankings as well as ending up as the top American woman within those rankings after Venus Williams’ poor season due to health problems, but by now reaching world No. 9 herself, she finally won the award which is named after former NBA player and Hall of F who died in 2009 at age 58.

On June 18, 2018, Sofia was named to the U.S. Fed Cup team for the first time in her career and thus earned a cap for Team USA. The following month, she played at the Bank of the West Classic where she made it all the way to the semifinals and defeated WTA top-ten player Ashleigh Barty before losing to world No.. 4 Garbiñe Muguruza in straight sets which also meant that Kenin had lost three out of four matches against players ranked inside the top five (she had previously beaten world No.. 5 Karolina Pliskova in January 2018).

On July 12, Kenin won her very first singles title on the tour when she defeated Monica

Sonia kenin became the first American to win the ladies’ singles event since Jennifer Capriati won there in 2001 and this marked her first career WTA title already, as well as ending a seven-year drought for Americans winning an International level tournament on clay.

At the US Open a few weeks later, Sofia reached her first-ever Grand Slam quarterfinal but lost to world No. 1 and eventual champion Simona Halep in straight sets. Nevertheless, her run there saw her jump from No. 101 to No. 38 in the rankings and thus achieving a career-high singles ranking of world No. 9 for the first time – she is also the fourth-highest ranked American woman and the youngest player inside the top 50.

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