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.
Eleni Chatziliadou won gold at the World Karate Championships in Madrid and will be amongst Greece’s top medal contenders for the 2020 Olympics.
OLYMPIC SPORTS (TENNIS): 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas was named 2018’s “Most Improved Player” on the ATP World Tour after rising from 91 to 15 in the rankings.
OLYMPIC SPORTS (GREECE): AGONAsport takes a look at Eleftherios Petrounias’ dominance in the men’s rings event after winning his third consecutive World Championships gold medal.
OLYMPIC SPORTS (GREECE): Greek gymnast Eleftherios Petrounias won gold in the men’s rings at the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships for the third consecutive time. **VIDEO**
OLYMPIC SPORTS (GREECE): Despite originally announcing his withdrawal, defending men’s rings champion Eleftherios Petrounias will fight through injury and compete at the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Doha.
YOUTH OLYMPICS: The third Summer Youth Olympics took place in Buenos Aires, with Greece winning six medals including three golds.
OLYMPIC SPORTS (GREECE): Eleftherios Petrounias will be unable to defend his title in the men’s rings at the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships due to injury.
OLYMPIC SPORTS (TENNIS): The draw for the 2019 Hopman Cup was made. After a 17-year absence, Greece will return and was drawn into Group B with USA, Switzerland, and Great Britain.
OLYMPIC SPORTS (GREECE): Ekaterini Stefanidi and Miltiadis Tentoglou were nominated for European Athletics awards, and they need votes from fans to help them win.
OLYMPIC SPORTS (GREECE): Greece finished second overall in the medal count, winning five golds, one silver, and one bronze at the European U23 Rowing Championships in Brest, Belarus.
OLYMPIC SPORTS (GREECE): Anna Korakaki won the gold medal in the 10m air pistol event at the ISSF World Shooting Championships in Changwon, South Korea.
OLYMPIC SPORTS (GREECE): Katerina Stefanidi won her third consecutive Diamond League title, with a season-best jump of 4.87 meters.