australia’s front runner
Thanasi is a prodigiously talented, 20 year old professional tennis player who after outstanding showings at various tournaments (most namely the Australian Open) was catapulted into the limelight as the youngest Australian to enter the top 100 world rankings, attracting widespread attention from across the country.
Since bursting onto the scene, Thanasi has made his mark at various ATP tournaments and has represented Australia at the Davis Cup. Despite falling victim to injury 2016, Thanasi remains determined to establish himself as one of the world’s best tennis players.
“The future looks bright with the likes Thanasi Kokkinakis coming through. We have a good young player coming through… and that is an encouraging thing” - Pat Cash, 1987 Wimbledon Champion
on the court
- Reached the third round of Roland-Garros and became the first teenager to reach the third round since Ernests Gulbis in 2008
- Reached Round of 16 at his BNP Paribas Masters 1000 debut (Indian Wells, CA) – Youngest player on the active Pro Tour to qualify in three ATP events consecutively
- Accumulated 4 Top 30 wins, including a win over world no.13 Ernests Guibis in the first round of the Australian Open
- Defeated Czech Republic’s no.1 player in a 5-set thriller to give Australia the lead in the Davis Cup
Represented Australia in the ITF World Junior Tennis Competition
Debuted at the Australian Open Junior Championships
Wimbledon boys doubles champion
Australian Open boys singles championship finalist
Became only 1 of 6 teenagers in the Top 200
Quarter-finalist at Latrobe City Traralgon Challengers, Vancouver CAA, Binghamton US
in the spotlight
Over the past few years Thanasi has grown to become one of the most spellbinding and activated Australian tennis players in the sport. Thanasi invites only the most genuine and off-the-wall entertaining content whilst engaging some of the foremost leading publications and newsrooms, including The Australian, Sydney Morning Herald, Newcastle Herald, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, USA Today, NY Times, and ABC News.
why it works
what he brings
Thanasi is capable of bringing a brand’s values and dedication to life, capturing consumers on a national and international level. Brands are given the opportunity to collaborate and build a personal relationship with Thanasi, as he continues to inspire audiences on and off court.
Thanasi introduces a unique avenue for launching new campaigns and opportunities, engaging more aussies and tennis fans, and ultimately attracting followers and international customers
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