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2019
 
2019 Australian Open - 16 January 2019
Sonya Kenin and Simona Halep in Epic Three Set Match
Simona Halep earned her spot in the third round of Australian Open 2019 the hard way, battling back from a break down in the final set to fend off American 20-year-old Sofia Kenin for a 6-3 6-7(5) 6-4 win on Thursday.
ausopen.com article
2019 Australian Open - 16 January 2019
Halep Denies Kenin's Upset Bid, Sets Venus Clash in Melbourne
World No.1 Simona Halep held off a stern challenge from unseeded American Sofia Kenin to reach the third round of the Australian Open, winning the last four games of the match.
wtatennis.com article
 
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2019 Hobart International - 12 January 2019
Sofia Kenin is the 2019 Hobart International Women’s Singles Champion
A dominant performance helped the 20-year-old win her first WTA singles title, beating Anna Karolina Schmiedlova 6-3 6-0. Just two weeks ago Sonya won her first WTA Doubles title with E. Bouchard
hobartinternational.com.au article
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2019 Hobart International - 11 January 2019
American Sofia Kenin advances to a first WTA-level singles final
Unseeded Sofia Kenin has reached the WTA Tour final at the Hobart International, coming from a break down in the second set to defeat No.6 seed Alizé Cornet 6-2, 6-4.
hobartinternational.com.au article
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2019 Hobart International - 10 January 2019
American Sofia Kenin is one win away from reaching a first WTA-level singles final
The 20-year-old stormed into the Hobart International semifinals today, posting a 7-5 7-5 win over seventh seed Kirsten Flipkens.
hobartinternational.com.au article
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2019 Hobart International - 09 January 2019
Kenin continues winning run in Hobart
The 20-year-old is into the Hobart International quarterfinals, sealing her place with a hard-fought 7-6(6) 6-3 win over Tunisian Ons Jabeur.
hobartinternational.com.au article
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2019 Hobart International - 08 January 2019
Sonya knocks out top seed - advances to Second Round
hobartinternational.com.au article
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2019 ASB Classic 06 January 2019
Women's Doubles Champions | E. Bouchard & S. Kenin | ASB Classic, Auckland NZ 06 January 2019
nzherald.co.nz article
stuff.co.nz article
newshub.co.nz article
 
2018
 
FILA Global, November 6, 2018
FILA announced today that it has signed a sponsorship agreement with American tennis player Sofia Kenin
Kenin will join the company’s roster of endorsed WTA and ATP World Tour players who wear the FILA® brand on-court.
FILA Global more information
 
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., October 31, 2018
The USTA and United States Fed Cup Captain Kathy Rinaldi today announced that world No. 35 Danielle Collins, No. 48 Sofia Kenin, No. 63 Alison Riske and doubles No. 15 Nicole Melichar will represent the U.S. in the 2018 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Final vs. the Czech Republic November 10-11 in Prague.
Danielle Collins | Sofia Kenin | Alison Riske | Nicole Melichar - Named to US Fed Cup Team
Czech Republic Hosts Fed Cup Final | November 10-11 | Praha - Information
 
26 March 2018
Looking forward to the Hardee's Pro Classic in Dothan, AL! See you there! :)
Hardee's Pro Classic, Westgate Tennis Center, Dothan, AL, 16 April - 22 April 2018 Information
 
26 March 2018
Charleston. See yaa there soon!
Volvo Car Open, Volvo Car Stadium, Charleston, SC March 31 - April 8, 2018 Information
 
Kvitova conquers Kenin under the lights in Miami
by David Kanem
MARCH 26, 2018
Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova staved off a tough challenge from American teenager Sofia Kenin to reach the fourth round of the Miami Open....
http://www.wtatennis.com/news/kvitova-conquers-kenin-under-lights-miami
 
18 March 2018
So glad and excited to be here in Miami playing at my home courts 😊
Miami Open, Crandon Park, Key Biscayne, FL, March 19 - April 1, 2018 Information
 
4 U.S. Women Advance to Main Draw, 4 U.S. Men Still Alive in Qualifying Round 2
by Melissa Isaacson
MARCH 07, 2018
Of the whopping 25 Americans playing 36 qualifying matches Tuesday at the BNP Paribas Open, just eight men and women combined emerged from the red, white and blue mosh pit. Even considering that two men’s matches and one women’s pitted American versus American, ...
https://bnpparibasopen.com/news/4-u-s-women-advance-main-draw-4-u-s-men-still-alive-qualifying-round-2/
 
6 March 2018
Sonya won her second qualifying match of the Women’s Qualifying Draw at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on Tuesday and earns entry into the Main Draw of the 2018 BNP Paribas Open, Indial Wells. Sonya says she is excited and is ready to make her debut in the Main Draw. Her first match is on Day 3 - March 07, Stadium Court.
BNP Paribas Open, Indial Wells, California March 5-18, 2018 Information
 
Pembroke Pines' Sofia Kenin aims to keep climbing rankings at Australian Open
By: Craig Davis, Sun Sentinel
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/sfl-craig-davis-bio-staff.html
JANUARY 11, 2018, 2:20 PM
Accolades have come quickly for Pembroke Pines’ Sofia Kenin, with her leap into professional tennis. But as Alex Kenin, her coach and father, points out there has been nothing rapid about her ascension from prodigy to going toe-to-toe with top players on the women’s tour.
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/sports/fl-sp-sofia-kenin-australian-open-20180111-story.html
 
29 December 2017
I have good news!!!! I made it into the Main Draw of the 2018 Australian Open:))))) - Melbourne Park 15–28 January 2018, the first Grand Slam tournament of the year.
2018 Austrialian Open Information
 
28 December 2017
Sonya gets a wild card to play in the ASB Classic in Auckland, New Zeland - 1-13 Jan 2018. Sonya is looking forward to getting back on the court for 2018.
2018 ASB Classic in Auckland, New Zeland
 
10 December 2017
Sonya plans to play tournaments in New Zeland and Australia leading up to the 2018 Australian Open, Melbourne Park between 15–28 January 2018. It is the 106th edition of the Australian Open, and the first Grand Slam tournament of the year.
2018 Austrialian Open Information
 
Teen makes $140,000 at U.S. Open, declines University of Miami scholarship
By: Michelle Kaufman
mkaufman@miamiherald.com
SEPTEMBER 05, 2017 02:35 PM
Sofia “Sonya” Kenin, the Pembroke Pines teen who reached the third round of the U.S. Open before losing to Maria Sharapova last week, has decided to turn professional.
http://www.miamiherald.com/sports/tennis/article171338207.html