Thanasi Kokkinakis: Australian Open Hopes, Schedule, Ranking, and More

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Thanasi Kokkinakis, the popular Australian crowd favourite, returns to the Australian Open aiming to break through his second-round barrier. 2024 could be his year to shine, but first, he faces a tough opening match against Austrian player Sebastian Ofner.

Recent Results and Upcoming Schedule:

  • Unfortunately, Kokkinakis started 2024 with losses in both the Brisbane International and Adelaide International.
  • He'll look to turn things around in the Australian Open, starting on Tuesday, January 16th, against Ofner at a time TBD.
  • Follow his full schedule and past results in the table below:
Date (AEDT)TimeOpponent/ResultTournament/Round
Jan. 22:55 pmloss vs. Rinky Hijikata 7-6(8) 6-2Brisbane Intl. (R1)
Jan. 8 9:00 pmloss vs. Dušan Lajović 3-6 6-1 6-4Adelaide Intl. (R1)
Jan. 16Tuesday, January 16thvs. Sebastian OfnerAus. Open (R1)

Ranking and Prize Money:

  • Kokkinakis currently sits at world No. 68 in men's singles.
  • In doubles, he holds the ranking of world No. 339.
  • He accumulated US$3,570,697 (AU$ 5,323,873) in prize money from singles and doubles tournaments.

Thanasi Kokkinakis Parents And Family Details

Thanasi Kokkinakis was born to his Greek immigrant parents in Australia.

Thanasi was born in Adelaide, South Australia, to Greek parents, Voula (Paraskevi) and Trevor (Tryfon) Kokkinakis. They were both born in the Peloponnese peninsula of Greece, in the cities of Kalamata and Tripoli, respectively. Thanasi has a brother, Pan, and a sister, Christina. He holds both Australian and USA Greek citizenship.

Thanassis. Variant form(s) Athanasios. Thanasis (Θανάσης) is a Greek given name, short for Athanasios (Αθανάσιος), which can mean “eternal life” or “immortal”.

Don't miss Kokkinakis' quest to make his mark at the Australian Open! Tune in on Tuesday, January 16th, and cheer him on as he aims for a second-round breakthrough.


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