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Sofia Kenin is a famous tennis player. But it was her parents and coach Rick who identified Sofia’s talent when she was only five years old. It is also the love and support of her father, which became a great help for Sofia to pursue her dream. She got the opportunity to explore herself at a young age. Sofia also secured the number nine position in 2015. Sofia was holding two pro titles when she was only 18 years old.
|Sofia Anna Kenin
|Date Of Birth
|November 14, 1998
|5 ft 7 in
|US $1 million
Everyone has something special in them. Someone has the features inborn, and someone acquires it. Despite this, the person’s unique ability can make them apart from the crowd if they can identify it. In today’s world, people are so much busy in understanding the world. Everyone wants to win the competition. And some people even don’t know why they are running; they are running to follow the trend.
This kind of trend has made it tough to make one realize oneself. This incident had created challenges to know who you are. Similarly, people also even don’t spend time with themselves. These activities generate a problem to understand this uniqueness. Sometimes even one needs a mentor or a reasonable observer to explore such essence. It may happen at any age, but the effect of the exploration will be something great for the world.
The birthplace of Sofia is Moscow. She came into the world on 14th November 1998. Her father’s name is Alexander Kenin. Her mother’s name is Svetlana Kenin. Sofia Kenin grew up with her younger sister. Sofia was only a few months old when her family moved to the United States along with her. It was in 1987. They were previously in the Soviet Union. But they returned to Russia for Sofia’s birth to get support from the members for her growth.
Sofia’s mother used to work in the position of a nurse in the Soviet Union. Their family was not much economically strong during their shift from Russia to Florida. The American and Russian media compare the childhood days of Sofia along with Maria Sharapova. Sofia’s father was her inspiration to start playing tennis. He used to play for recreational activity. Her parents arranged her the training with Rick Macci after observing the potential of Sofia. Sofia’s practice started in Broward Country, Florida.
Sofia learned a lot from coach Rick. Sofia Kenin got training from the trainer Rick for seven years. Rick even shared in an interview that Sofia was the scariest little creature he had ever seen when she was five. There was excellent coordination of the eyes and hands of Sofia. Sofia Kenin used to hit the ball just after it bounced in the court. Although Rick had seen this in other kids but with Sofia, it seems to be very much natural and comes from inside. Sofia used to remind him of Martina Hingis from her skills.
Moreover, Sofia started gaining achievements at a young age. This incident also made her appearance on the front page of the tennis magazines. Sofia Kenin was only seven years old when she started playing the “United States Tennis Association” (USTA). It was a “10-and-under” girls tournaments. Soon, Sofia became the top-ranked player in Florida in the division. Sofia Kenin succeeded in holding the number one ranking in the “USTA” national rankings. Sofia holds the ranking in the all-ages divisions viz. “12,13,16 and 18-under” divisions.
Her astonishing talent at a young age attracted the professional tennis players of “WTA” and “ATP.” “Anna Kournikova,” ” Jim Courier,” and “Todd Martin” are some of the professionals with whom Sofia shared the court at a young age. Kim Clijsters even included Sofia in a tour titling “Miami Open.” Sofia Kenin even got the opportunity to gain knowledge from coach Nicholas James Bollettieri.
There are not many details available about Sofia’s academic qualifications.
Sofia succeeded in establishing herself as No.2 in the “ITF Junior Rankings.” Sofia Kenin started competing in “Low-Level Grade 4” events in the “ITF Junior Circuit” in 2012. She was only 13 years at the period. Sofia won her first title in both categories of single and double in 2013. This title promoted her to the Garde 1 level.
She debuted her Grade A with the “Orange Bowl” at the ending of 2013. She reached the semifinals in the single category and became runner up in doubles in the tournament. Sofia paired up with Kaitlyn McCarthy. The duo competed against “Naiktha Bains” and “Tornado Alicia Black” for the title. Then, Sofia became part of “Junior Grand Slam” for the first time in 2014.
Similarly, Sofia became part of the “Junior Fed Cup” and represented the USA. She teamed up with Black and CiCi Bellis for the tournament. The same year, Sofia Kenin won the “Orange Bowl” tournament.
Moreover, Sofia won the “USTA International Spring Championship” in Grade 1 category 2015. She even succeeded to grab the title of “USTA Girls 18s National Championship during the summer in 2015. This victory opened her door for participating in the ” 2015 US Open.” She also participated in the “Junior Event of US Open.” Sofia became runner-up in the “Junior Gland Slam event.” Sofia Kenin secured her ranking to the 2 in the world by the end of the year. She also participated in the “ITF Women’s Circuit” in 2016.
Similarly, Sofia was part of the “US Open” and won three “ITF” titles during 2013 and 2017. She also got her first top 10 victory and remained in” Top 50″ in 2018. Sofia won three “WTA” titles in 2019. She even became the “Most Improved Player of the Year” in 2019 and held the ranking of 12 in the world. She even won the “Australian Open 2020.”
There are no records of Sofi being in a relationship. She is still single. It seems like the passion for tennis is implementing everything in her life.
Sofia is quite actively engaged in social media stages. She goes with the name of “sofia.kenin” on Instagram with 194K followers and “Sofia Kenin” on Twitter with 43K followers. Her Facebook page, “Sofia Kenin,” has 22K followers.
Sofia has been part of the sports for more than 15 years. According to the evaluation of matches won by Sofia and essentiallysports.com, she has an approximate net worth of between $100,000 to $1 million.
The nationality of Sofia is American. Her current age is 21. She belongs to the Russian ethnic background. Sofia has a standard height of 5 feet 7 inches with a complimentary weight of 57 kg.