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 (TENNIS): Marcos Baghdatis’ Australian Open run ended in the second round after falling in four sets to Russia’s Andrey Rublev.
OLYMPIC SPORTS (TENNIS): Valentini Grammatikopoulou’s Australian Open campaign ended in the second qualifying round, as she fell to third-seeded Lin Zhu of China, despite leading 5-2 in the third set.