Thanasi Kokkinakis was born in Adelaide, Austalia. Both his parents are from Greece and Kokkinakis holds both Australian and Greek citizenship.
Kokkinakis had an excellent junior career in which his ranking peaked at world number 10. He reached two junior grand slam finals – at the Australian Open and the US Open.
Though he had some good wins on the ATP tour, his career has been interrupted by frequent injuries. When Kokkinakis is fit, he can go toe-to-toe with any top player.
Thanasi Kokkinakis is currently sponsored by Babolat and Safety Culture.
Thanasi Kokkinakis’ Sponsors
Kokkinakis has a racquet sponsorship contract with Babolat. He uses the Babolat Pure Aero tour racquet with Babolat Pro Hurricane Tour 17 strings.
Safety Culture partnered with Kokkinakis in 2021. The company guides companies to improve their safety and quality assurance practices. Kokkinakis wears the Safety Culture logo on his shirt.
After Nike dropped Kokkinakis, he bought a $6 shirt from Kmart to wear for his matches. Safety Culture heard the story and stepped up to be his sponsor.
Kokkinakis was previously sponsored by Nike for clothing and footwear.