Sofia Anna “Sonya” Kenin, an American tennis pro, reached a career-high ranking of No. 4 in the WTA. She was the 2020 WTA Player of the Year, securing victory at the Australian Open and finishing as the runner-up at the French Open. Kenin boasts four singles and two doubles titles, including the Premier Mandatory-level win at the 2019 China Open with Bethanie Mattek-Sands.
In the highlight-filled matchup on a windy, chilly Monday (3 July) at No. 1 Court, it was Kenin who emerged victorious, defeating Gauff 6-4, 4-6, 6-2. Gauff, who is now in the Top 10 at age 19 and seeded No. 7 at the All England Club, was a Slam runner-up at last year’s French Open and achieved quarterfinalist or better status at four of the most recent nine majors.
Following her recent match, there has been a significant amount of curiosity surrounding her personal life, particularly regarding her boyfriend. Further details about this topic will be addressed in the upcoming paragraphs.
The Enigma Of Sofia Kenin’s Boyfriend And Past Relationships
Currently, Sofia Kenin is not involved in a romantic relationship and does not have a boyfriend. Her focus remains primarily on her professional tennis career, dedicating her time and energy to training and competing at the highest level. While her personal life may be a subject of interest to fans and media, at the present moment, Kenin is not romantically linked with anyone. She is committed to pursuing her goals and aspirations in the sport she excels at, leaving little room for romantic involvement.
In the past, Sofia Kenin had been in a relationship with her coach Max Wenders. On a significant occasion, Kenin took to Instagram and posted a direct message to wish Max a happy birthday. However, after some time, Sofia and Max decided to go their separate ways as Kenin made the decision to rehire her former coach, who happens to be her father. The change in coaching personnel indicated a shift in Kenin’s professional strategy and a reevaluation of the dynamics within her support team.
Gauff’s Early Exit And Kenin’s Wimbledon Comeback: Three Key Takeaways
Hyped as an unmissable Round 1 clash, the Wimbledon showdown between Coco Gauff and Sofia Kenin lived up to its expectations. The two American players, who had previously evenly split their head-to-head encounters, engaged in a thrilling battle that lasted a little over two hours.
Ultimately, Kenin pulled off a stunning victory, eliminating the seventh-seeded Gauff with a scoreline of 6-4, 4-6, 6-2. Kenin will now advance to the second round where she will face China’s Xinyu Wang, while Gauff, regrouping from the singles loss, will turn her attention to her upcoming doubles match alongside teammate Jessica Pegula scheduled for Wednesday.
Starting her Wimbledon journey in the qualifying draw due to her current ranking of 128th, she overcame the initial hurdle by winning three rounds at Roehampton. Carrying the momentum from her successful qualifying run, she stepped onto No.1 Court to face Gauff.