TENNIS: Despite great efforts from Valentini Grammatikopoulou and Maria Sakkari, Greece’s Fed Cup team fell to hosts Great Britain in a match full of controversial line calls, and will now focus on avoiding relegation.
LEN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Despite wasting a comfortable lead, Olympiacos held on for a 10-10 draw against Jug Dubrovnik in the LEN Champions League, becoming the first team to take a point off the Croats this season.
VOLLEYBALL: After qualifying for their first major competition in 15 years, Greece’s women’s national volleyball team will travel to Turkey for the 2019 European Championships in August after being drawn into Group A.
TENNIS: 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece defeated Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut in four sets to advance to the semifinals at the Australian Open, becoming the youngest player to do so since 2003.
TENNIS: 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas stunned two-time defending champion Roger Federer 6-7(11) 7-6(3) 7-5 7-6(5) at the Australian Open to become the first Greek player to ever make it to the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam tournament.
TENNIS: Despite Maria Sakkari’s loss, Greek tennis fans had plenty to cheer about as Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated Georgia’s Nikoloz Basilashvili in four sets to advance to the round of 16 at the Australian Open, where he will face two-time defending champion Roger Federer.
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GREEK NATIONAL VOLLEYBALL TEAM: After qualifying for their first major competition in a decade, Greece’s men’s national volleyball team will travel to France for the 2019 European Championships in September after being drawn into Group A.
TENNIS: Stefanos Tsitsipas and Maria Sakkari were both victorious in their second round matches at the Australian Open, marking the first time ever that two Greek players made the third round at a Grand Slam tournament.
TENNIS: Maria Sakkari upset 2017 French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia, while Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated Italy’s Matteo Berrettini to become the first man representing Greece to ever reach the second round at the Australian Open.
TENNIS: The draws for the 2019 Australian Open were made, and both Maria Sakkari and Stefanos Tsitsipas are set to play their opening matches on Monday, while Valentini Grammatikopoulou fell in the second round of qualifying.