Sofia Anne Kenin is an American professional tennis player. She is nicknamed Sonya. Kenin has a Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) ranking of No. 4 in the world. She is also the top-ranked American in women’s singles. She is the current holder of the WTA Player of the Year award, which she earned by winning the 2020 Australian Open.
Sofia has won a total of five WTA singles titles. She was also the winner of two WTA doubles titles. She was primarily coached by her father and she developed into a junior player. At the age of 16, she won the Orange Bowl reaching No.2 in the world. Followingly she was a finishing runner-up in the 2015 US Open girls’ singles event. During that summer, Kenin also won the USTA Girls 18s National Championship.
Kenin made her professional tour debut as a teenager in the top 100 of the WTA rankings in 2018. In 2019, she won her first three titles and completed the year on the cusp of the top 10. At the 2020 Australian Open, she became the youngest American to win the women’s singles title Grand Slam after Serena Williams in 2002.
Sofia Kenin has an estimated Net Worth of $1.5 Million
According to sources, Sofia Kenin has an estimated Net Worth of $1.5 Million. She has made her fortune through various sponsorships and endorsement deals. She has earned a total of $5,949,905 prize money through playing in various tournaments.
Sofia Kenin gets eliminated from the WTA event, Abu Dhabi Open 2021
Maria Sakkari (World No.22) achieved the biggest win of her career, eliminating Sofia Kenin (World No.4) and making her way to the semi-finals of the WTA 500 event. Sakkari first seemed to be losing as she found herself down 6-2, 2-2 after 40 minutes. But suddenly the match turned from there as Maria started playing more aggressively and Kenin seemed more erratic. From then Sakkari was unstoppable heading towards the 31-minute victory.
Sakkari said; “I think I was rushing a little bit too much in the beginning,”
“Once I saw that what I was doing was not working I tried a different way. I’m glad I found a way to turn the match around.”
Winning over Kenin is her career’s fifth win over a Top 5 player. Now she would be raised to a new career-high of No.3.
The Tennis Player’s Early life and Is She dating anyone?
Sofia Kenin was born on the 14th of November in the year 1998 in Moscow. Her father’s name is Alex Kenin, who is also her long-time coach. Her mother’s name is Lena Kenin. After a few months after her birth, her parents decided to shift to the United States. Kenin started playing from the age of five, inspired by her father. Her parents supported her and arranged for her to begin training with Rick Macci in Broward County, Florida.
She is currently single. According to reports, she tends to focus on her professional career and is young to get married.