Thanasi Kokkinakis Bio

  • • Nickname is Kokk.
  • • Speaks English and Greek.
  • • Father, Trevor; mother, Voula; brother, Panayoti; sister, Christina.
  • • Began playing tennis around age of 7 with his brother.
  • • Honoured alongside Kyrgios as 2022 ATP Fans' Favourite Doubles Team.
  • • 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 loved watching him play.”
  • • Hobbies are watching NBA, playing PlayStation, sleeping and hanging out with his friends.
  • • If he wasn’t a tennis player, he would be an NBA player.
  • • Favourite sports team is Los Angeles Clippers (NBA).
    > Underwent right shoulder surgery on 29 December 2015 and was limited to 1 singles match from November 2015 to May 2017.
  • • Missed entire 2020 season due to mono, then underwent sinus surgery in 2022.

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