OLYMPIC SPORTS (GREECE): Four-time defending champion Eleftherios Petrounias will be unable to defend his title in the men’s rings at the European Gymnastics Championships, as he is recovering from injury.
TENNIS: Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark defeated Greece’s Maria Sakkari 6-2 6-2 in the quarterfinals of the Volvo Car Open. **HIGHLIGHTS**
TENNIS: Maria Sakkari upset world number six and defending champion Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands, 7-6 6-3, to advance to the quarterfinals of the Volvo Car Open in Charleston, South Carolina.
TENNIS: Stefanos Tsitsipas moved up two spots to number 8 in the ATP singles rankings, while the 20-year-old also became the first Greek man to break into the top 100 in doubles after reaching the final at the Miami Open.
OLYMPIC SPORTS (GREECE): Reigning world champion Eleni Chatziliadou captured the silver medal in the women’s kumite +68 kg event at the 2019 European Karate Championships in Spain.
OLYMPIC SPORTS: Anna Korakaki captured the silver medal in the 10 metre air pistol event at the European Championships in Croatia.
OLYMPIC SPORTS: With preparation for the 2020 Olympics in full swing, Stoiximan.gr announced that they will sponsor many Greek athletes and teams to help them achieve their goals on the “Road to Tokyo.”
OLYMPIC SPORTS: Ioannis Sgouropoulos won gold at the European U21 Table Tennis Championships, while Greece also had a successful weekend in beach volleyball, judo, and wrestling.
TENNIS: Stefanos Tsitsipas will make his Davis Cup debut in September, when Greece will host the Europe Group III event in Athens.
OLYMPIC SPORTS: The Greek team finished fifth in the medal table at last weekend’s European Indoor Athletics Championships in Glasgow, marking the best-ever result for Greece in 34 appearances at the event.
OLYMPIC SPORTS: Thanks to Nikoleta Kyriakopoulou’s bronze medal at the 2019 European Indoor Athletics Championships, Greece has now won at least one medal in the women’s pole vault at each of the last 11 major athletics competitions.
TENNIS: Stefanos Tsitsipas became the first Greek player to ever break into the top 10, as the newest ATP rankings were released today.
OLYMPIC SPORTS: Nikoleta Kyriakopoulou captured the bronze medal at the European Indoor Athletics Championships, while Ekaterini Stefanidi finished fourth, missing out on a medal in a major competition for the first time in four years.
OLYMPIC SPORTS: Milan Trajkovic won gold in the men’s 60 metres hurdles at the European Indoor Athletics Championships, becoming Cyprus’ first ever gold medalist in any major competition, while Greece’s Konstantinos Douvalidis finished fifth.
OLYMPIC SPORTS: Miltiadis Tentoglou made history in Glasgow, smashing the Greek national record and registering the biggest jump in the world for 2019, as the 20-year-old won gold at the European Indoor Athletics Championships.
OLYMPIC SPORTS: With a career-best indoor jump of 14.50 metres, Paraskevi Papachristou won silver in the women’s triple jump at the European Indoor Athletics Championships.
OLYMPIC SPORTS: Despite great performances from both youngsters today, neither managed to win a medal as 19-year-old Emmanouil Karalis finished fourth in the pole vault and 20-year-old Konstantinos Zikos finished fifth in the 60 metre dash at the European Indoor Athletics Championships.
OLYMPIC SPORTS GREECE: Konstantinos Baniotis won a silver medal in the men’s high jump at the European Indoor Athletics Championships, while 20-year-old Konstantinos Zikos advanced to the final in the men’s 60 metres.
TENNIS: Switzerland’s Roger Federer won the 100th ATP title of his career by defeating 20-year-old Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4 6-4 in the final of the Dubai Tennis Championships.
OLYMPIC SPORTS GREECE: The afternoon session on Day 2 of the European Indoor Athletics Championships came to a close, with another four Greeks earning qualification in their events.
OLYMPIC SPORTS GREECE: It was a successful Day 1 for Greece at the European Indoor Athletics Championships, as six Greek athletes qualified for the finals of their events.
TENNIS: Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated France’s Gael Monfils in a 4-6 7-6 7-6 thriller at the Dubai Tennis Championships to break into the top 10 and reach the final, where he will face Roger Federer.
OLYMPIC SPORTS GREECE: Nine Greek athletes will compete on Day 1 at the European Indoor Championships in Glasgow.
OLYMPIC SPORTS: With the 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships set to begin on Friday, many Greek athletes will look to make history as Greece is sending its largest team since 2005, which includes several medal contenders.
TENNIS: Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated Kazakhstan’s Mikhail Kukushkin 7-5 7-6 to win the Open 13 in Marseille without dropping a set for his second ATP title.
TENNIS: Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated Belgium’s David Goffin 7-6 6-2 in the semifinals of the Open 13 Provence, and will now move up to number 11 in the ATP rankings.
TENNIS: According to reports, the ATP tour will head back to Greece in 2020 after a 26-year hiatus.
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.