OLYMPIC SPORTS: AGONAsport looks at the recent resurgence of Greek sport, and how well some of our athletes have persevered through the economic crisis.
TENNIS: Play in the Fed Cup’s Europe/Africa Zone Group I wrapped up on Saturday, with Greece finishing in sixth place out of eight teams.
TENNIS: Dramatic three-set wins from both Valentini Grammatikopoulou and Maria Sakkari saw Greece defeat Slovenia to avoid the Fed Cup relegation play-off.
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.
TENNIS: The Greek Fed Cup team fell 2-1 to Hungary at the Europe/Africa Zone Group I competition in Great Britain.
TENNIS: After two consecutive promotions, Greece returns to Group I of the Fed Cup for the first time since 2012.
TENNIS: Following his Australian Open semifinal run, 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas went up from 15 to 12 in the ATP rankings, becoming the highest-ranked Greek tennis player ever (male or female).
TENNIS: Stefanos Tsitsipas’ incredible Australian Open run ended in the semifinals, as he fell to 17-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal in straight sets.
TENNIS: AGONAsport previews Stefanos Tsitsipas’ Australian Open semifinal match against world number two Rafael Nadal.
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.
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.
TENNIS: Valentini Grammatikopoulou prevailed in straight sets, but 2006 runner-up Marcos Baghdatis was ousted in the first round of qualifying at the 2019 Australian Open.
OLYMPIC SPORTS (GREECE): AGONAsport looks at Greece’s medal hopes for the 2020 Olympics, and how they have performed so far.
TENNIS: Greece came from behind to defeat Roger Federer’s Switzerland 2-1 at the Hopman Cup, but it was not enough as the Greeks needed to win 3-0 in order to advance to the final.
GREEK SPORTS: It was a year to remember for Greek sports, and AGONAsport counts down the top 18 Greek sporting highlights of 2018.
TENNIS: Maria Sakkari and Stefanos Tsitsipas recorded Greece’s first-ever Hopman Cup win, as they defeated the American team of Serena Williams and Frances Tiafoe by a score of 2-1.
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: Four match points weren’t enough for Greece, as underdogs Great Britain came from behind to win the opening match of the 2019 Hopman Cup.
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.
OLYMPIC SPORTS: Gymnast Eleftherios Petrounias and pole vaulter Ekaterini Stefanidi were the only Greeks to be nominated for the AIPS Athlete of the Year awards.
TENNIS: AGONAsport looks back on Stefanos Tsitsipas’ incredible 2018 season, which saw him improve his ranking from 91 to 15.
TENNIS: Stefanos Tsitsipas was the second-most searched person on Google in Greece for 2018, and the only athlete in the top 10 searched people.
OLYMPIC SPORTS (GREECE): AGONAsport looks back on achievements in track and field in recent years, which have put Greece back on the map in the sport.
OLYMPIC SPORT (GREECE): Anna Korakaki and Eleftherios Petrounias were named “Athletes of the Year,” at the PSAT Awards, while Olympiacos’ men’s water polo team won in the category of best team.
TENNIS: AGONAsport looks back at 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas’ 20 best wins of his phenomenal 2018 season.
OLYMPIC SPORTS (TENNIS): Stefanos Tsitsipas ended 2018 on a high, as he defeated Australia’s Alex de Minaur in four sets to win the Next Gen ATP Finals in Milan.