- Age: 19 (10.04.1996)
- Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia
- Residence: Adelaide, Australia
- Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
- Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Coach: Todd Langman & Jason Stoltenberg
As of 25.05.2015
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Full name is Thanasi Kokkinakis…Nickname is "The Kokk"…Speaks English and Greek…Started playing tennis aged 7-8 through his brother Panayoti…Father, Trevor, is an engineer; mother, Voula, is a housewife; brother, Pan, is an engineer; sister, Christina, is in law and media…Went to Scotch College…Favourite surfaces are hard and clay…Favourite shots are forehand and serve…Favourite tournament is Australian Open…Idol growing up was Marat Safin – “He was just entertaining, the way he hit the ball. He was so powerful. I just loved watching him play”…Trains in Adelaide and Los Angeles…Hobbies are NBA – favourite team is LA Clippers – PlayStation, sleeping and hanging out with his friends…If he wasn’t a tennis player he would have been an NBA player – “because the lifestyle is amazing”…Also supports Chelsea (football)…Goals in tennis are to win Davis Cup, be World No. 1 and win many Grand Slam titles…Best tennis memory so far is the atmosphere at the Australian Open and winning his first live rubber from two sets down versus Czech Republic in the Davis Cup World Group…Coached by Todd Langman since aged seven, and Jason Stoltenberg. Follow Thanasi on Instagram
Kokkinakis: Stars of Tomorrow (Sep. 2014)
2014 -- The young Aussie climbed more than 450 ranking spots during season to finish as 1 of 4 teenagers in Top 150...He and Nick Kyrgios are 1st teenage duo from same country to finish in Top 150 since 2005 with Frenchman Gasquet and Monfils...Qualified 4 times into ATP World Tour tournaments - Brisbane (l. to Hewitt), Toronto (l. to Anderson in 3 sets), Shenzhen (d. Gerasimov, l. to Giraldo) and Shanghai (l. to Lopez in 3 sets)...In Grand Slam play, reached 2R at Australian Open (d. Sijsling for 1st tour-level match win, l. to No. 1 Nadal). Fell in last round of qualifying at Roland Garros and 2R of qualifying at US Open...In Challengers, compiled 14-9 record with SF at Heilbronn as a qualifier (l. to Struff) and Lexington (l. to Duckworth). Also reached QFs in Binghamton and Vancouver. Won Futures title in Canada - his 1st professional title...Made Davis Cup debut for Australia in 1R tie vs. France and lost to Benneteau in dead rubber...Earned a career-high $149,270...
Reached Brisbane doubles SFs (w/Dimitrov), losing to Dolgopolov-Nishikori…
Reached ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Indian Wells 4R (l. to Tomic)...
Qualified for ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Madrid, beating Tipsarevic 76(4) in third set in qualifying round...
Unable to get to ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Rome, due to the terminal fire and travel problems, qualified for ATP Challenger Tour event at Bordeaux and won the title (d. de Bakker in third set TB)...On 18 May, rose 15 spots to career-high No. 83...