AGONA SALES: Greek tennis sensation, Stefanos Tsitsipas has once again been causing quite a stir amongst his fellow players - just days after teaming up with Australia’s Nick Kyrgios to take on the Doubles event at the Citi Open in Washington.
TENNIS: Greece’s Maria Sakkari pulled off an incredible comeback in the San Jose quarterfinals, saving four match points to defeat Ukrainian world number seven Elina Svitolina 1/6, 7/6, 6/3.**HIGHLIGHTS**
WATER POLO: Play concluded at the 2019 Water Polo World Championships, with Greece’s men finishing in seventh place, while the women ended in eighth place, after both teams lost in the quarterfinals to the eventual champions.
TENNIS: Greek tennis player Michaela Laki made history by winning the European U14 Junior Championships in the Czech Republic, and joined the likes of Steffi Graf, Justine Henin, Martina Hingis, and Monica Seles as winners of the event.
WATER POLO: Greece’s men’s national water polo team fell 9-3 to Serbia in the last game of group play at the 2019 World Championships, and the Greeks will now face the USA for a spot in the quarterfinals.
WATER POLO: Greece’s women’s national water polo team wrapped up group play at the 2019 World Championships with a 13-7 win over Kazakhstan, and will now face China for a chance to reach their eighth consecutive World Championship quarterfinal.
OLYMPIC SPORTS: Greece’s Miltiadis Tentoglou won a historic gold in the long jump at the European Athletics U23 Championships in Gavle, Sweden, while 19-year-old Emmanouil Karalis also starred by winning silver in the pole vault.
WATER POLO: The Greek women’s national water polo team did not get off to a good start at the World Championships, as the 2011 world champions were destroyed 14-4 by Spain in the opening match of group play.