Sofia Kenin

Sofia Kenin conquers Garbine Muguruza to clinch Australian Open title

21-year-old Kenin has captured her first Grand Slam title of the career besides also becoming the youngest American since Serena Williams in 2002 to lift a major crown. 

Feb 01, 2020, 17:14 PM IST

Sofia Kenin banks on courage, confidence against thrice Grand Slam winner Garbine Muguruza in Australian Open Women's Singles final

Sofia Kenin will be making her debut in a Grand Slam final when she faces Garbine Muguruza for the Australian Open title on Saturday but what she lacks in experience the American more than makes up for in courage and confidence. Muguruza has been in three previous Grand Slam finals, winning two of them at Roland Garros (2016) and Wimbledon (2017), while the 21-year-old American had been beyond the third round only once - beating Serena Williams at the 2019 French Open before losing to Ash Barty in the next round.

Jan 31, 2020, 20:01 PM IST

Ashleigh Barty stunned by Sofia Kenin in Australian Open semi-final

Kenin will now lock horns with the winner of another semi-final clash between former World No.1 Garbine Muguruza and reigning Wimbledon champion Simona Halep. 

Jan 30, 2020, 13:04 PM IST

Sofia Kenin knocks out Ashleigh Barty, enters Australian Open Women's Singles final

In a major upset in the Australian Open Women's Singles, American Sofia Kenin reached the tournament final after defeating Australia’s Ashleigh Barty 7-6(6) 7-5 on Thursday. Kenin, seeded 14th in the tournament, now awaits the winner of the Simona Halep versus Garbine Muguruza match in the final. Halep faces Muguruza in the second semifinal of Australian Open eomen's singles later on Thursday.

Jan 30, 2020, 10:52 AM IST

Sofia Kenin enters Australian Open semifinals, to face Ash Barty

Sofia Kenin kept her game neat and tidy to see off big-hitting Tunisian Ons Jabeur 6-4, 6-4 at the Australian Open on Tuesday and reach her first Grand Slam semi-final.

Jan 28, 2020, 12:54 PM IST

Madison Keys battles past Sofia Kenin to reach Cincinnati final

Madison Keys will now square off with Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia in the final.

 

Aug 18, 2019, 13:21 PM IST

America's Sofia Kenin reaches semi-finals as Naomi Osaka retires hurt

Osaka, who made back-to-back quarter-final finish in Toronto and Cincinnati, will now shift her focus on the US Open, which is slated to take place from August 26 in New York. 

Aug 17, 2019, 13:10 PM IST

Venus Williams stunned by Madison Keys in Cincinnati quarter-finals

By registering her first win over seven-time major champion Williams in three years, Madison has now set up a semi-final clash against 20-year-old Sofia Kenin of America for the second time in this year. 

Aug 17, 2019, 11:12 AM IST

Serena Williams' pursuit of 24th major title on hold after French Open exit

Williams won the last of her 23 major singles titles at the 2017 Australian Open. 

Jun 02, 2019, 00:25 AM IST

Fed Cup: Australia's Ashleigh Barty savours 'best feeling' after downing US

Barty beat Madison Keys and Sofia Kenin in the singles before teaming up with Priscilla Hon in the decisive doubles tie to seal a tense 3-2 win in Asheville

Feb 11, 2019, 11:57 AM IST

Britain’s Johanna Konta cruises past Sofia Kenin at Silicon Valley Classic

A day after handing Serena Williams the worst loss of her career, Britain’s Johanna Konta continued her dominance over American competition with a 6-1 6-4 dismantling of Sofia Kenin at the Silicon Valley Classic on Wednesday.

Aug 02, 2018, 11:19 AM IST

US Open 2017: Maria Sharapova beats Sofia Kenin to reach fourth round

Sharapova blasted eight aces and 38 winners with 33 unforced errors while Kenin hit only seven winners in the match.

Sep 02, 2017, 10:50 AM IST