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.
AGONASPORT SALES: Watching and wagering on horse racing remains an incredibly popular pastime across Europe and there are a number of standout contests which regularly attract significant audiences each and every year.
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.
OLYMPIC SPORTS (GREECE): AGONAsport takes a look at the talented new generation of Greek track and field stars, who have already won a plethora of medals in major competitions at the junior and youth levels.
TENNIS: Greece returns to the Hopman Cup for the first time since 2002, and AGONAsport’s Andrew Stamas takes a look at Greece’s opponents in the group stage, which include tennis greats Roger Federer and Serena Williams.