Who is Tatjana Maria? Everything you need to know about Maria Sakkari's 2022 US Open opponent

The opening day of the 2022 US Open will see a rematch of one of Wimbledon 2022's biggest shocks as Tatjana Maria takes on Maria Sakkari in Round 1 of the Women's Singles competition.

Sakkari heads into the tournament having lost in straight sets to Maria in Round 3 of this summer's Wimbledon Championships and will be eager for revenge here.

Who is the experienced German player? We take a look at her career to date.

Who is Tatjana Maria?

Tatjana Maria has been on the professional Women's Singles scene for some time, peaking at World No.46 and currently occupying the 85th spot in the world rankings.

The 34-year-old German made her tenth Wimbledon appearance earlier in the summer, enjoying a fairytale run to the semi-finals having never previously made it past the third round of the tournament.

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Maria beat Monday's opponent Maria Sakkari on her way to that semi-final appearance, while also beating Jelena Ostapenko on her way to an eventual defeat against Tunisian star Ons Jabeur.

The experienced German now looks to break new ground in the US Open on her ninth appearance in the United States. Her eight appearances to date have yielded three Round of 64 appearances, but Maria heads into the 2022 US Open looking to make the third round for the first time.

Where to watch Tatjana Maria vs Maria Sakkari

British tennis fans will be able to watch the 2022 US Open Grand Slam via Amazon Prime Video, with the streaming platform serving as the UK's exclusive broadcaster this summer.

For US tennis fans, ESPN is the place to go in order to watch this summer's US Open matches.

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