Greece's No.1 Maria Sakkari earned your votes in a tight race for April's Breakthrough of the Month on the back of her first WTA singles title.
WTA Staff
May 14, 2019

A first-time title-winner in April, Maria Sakkari earned your votes to edge a tight race for April's Breakthrough Player of the Month.

The Greek edges out fellow first-time champions Jil Teichmann and Amanda Anisimova, as well as Prague runner-up Karolina Muchova, who reached her first WTA final.

Sakkari won the Grand Prix De SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem in Rabat, coming from a set and a break down to defeat Johanna Konta in the final.

Greece's No.1 hadn't dropped a set en route to the final, defeating Olga Danilovic, Isabella Shinikova, defending champion and top seed Elise Mertens and another Belgian in Alison van Uytvanck en route to the championship match.

Final Results for April's Breakthrough of the Month

1. Maria Sakkari
2. Jil Teichmann
3. Karolina Muchova
4. Amanda Anisimova


How it works:

Finalists are selected by wtatennis.com
Winner is then determined by a fan vote on wtatennis.com

Previous WTA Breakthroughs of the Month for 2019
January: Dayana Yastremska
February: Hsieh Su-wei
March: Bianca Andreescu