TENNIS: After over five hours of play, 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland defeated Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas 7-6 5-7 6-4 3-6 8-6 in the round of 16 at Roland Garros.
TENNIS: World number six Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated unseeded Filip Krajinovic of Serbia in four tough sets, to become the first Greek in 83 years to reach the round of 16 at the French Open.
TENNIS: Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic prevailed 7-6 6-7 6-3 over Greece’s Maria Sakkari in a 3 hour and 14 minute battle in the second round of the French Open.
TENNIS: World number six Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece defeated Bolivia’s Hugo Dellien in four sets to become the first Greek man to reach the third round of the French Open in 54 years.
TENNIS: Greece’s Maria Sakkari beat American Anna Tatishvili 6-0 6-1 in the first round of the French Open.
TENNIS: World number six Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated Germany’s Maximilian Marterer in straight sets in the first round of the French Open.
TENNIS: Maria Sakkari and Stefanos Tsitsipas found out who their first round opponents in Paris will be, while Valentini Grammatikopoulou prevailed in a thriller to reach the final round of qualifying, where she will aim to join Sakkari and Tsitsipas in the main draws.
TENNIS: After reaching the semifinals in Rome, Stefanos Tsitsipas moved up to a new career-high ATP ranking of six in the world, while Maria Sakkari went up 10 spots to number 29 in the WTA rankings.
TENNIS: Superstars Rafael Nadal of Spain and Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic proved too strong for the Greeks in the semifinals of the Italian Open, defeating Stefanos Tsitsipas and Maria Sakkari respectively.
TENNIS: Maria Sakkari came from behind to defeat France’s Kristina Mladenovic, while Stefanos Tsitsipas also advanced at the Italian Open after Roger Federer withdrew due to injury.
TENNIS: After already winning three matches earlier in the tournament, Greece’s Maria Sakkari won two matches on Thursday, defeating world number 16 Anett Kontaveit of Estonia and world number 5 Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic at the Italian Open.
TENNIS: Play being backed up due to rain was not a problem for Stefanos Tsitsipas, as the 20-year-old Greek defeated two Italian opponents in straight sets on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals in Rome, including a late night win over world number 12 Fabio Fognini.
TENNIS: Following runs to the singles final and doubles semifinals in Madrid, Stefanos Tsitsipas moved up to career-high ATP rankings of number 7 in singles and number 75 in doubles.
TENNIS: World number one Novak Djokovic of Serbia defeated Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3 6-4 in the final of the ATP Masters 1000 Madrid Open. **HIGHLIGHTS**
TENNIS: Stefanos Tsitsipas’ magical Madrid run continued, as the 20-year-old upset world number two and five-time champion Rafael Nadal of Spain in front of his home crowd in the semifinals.
TENNIS: Stefanos Tsitsipas beat defending champion and current world number four Alexander Zverev of Germany in three sets, to advance to the semifinals of the ATP Masters 1000 Madrid Open.
TENNIS: Stefanos Tsitsipas has continued his run of good form, as he defeated Spain’s Fernando Verdasco 6-3 6-4 to advance to the quarterfinals of the ATP Masters 1000 Madrid Open.
TENNIS: Stefanos Tsitsipas won his third career ATP title, as he defeated Uruguay’s Pablo Cuevas 6-3 7-6 in the final of the Estoril Open.
TENNIS: A super Saturday for Greek tennis continued, as Stefanos Tsitsipas took down Belgium’s David Goffin in three sets to advance to the final of the Estoril Open.
TENNIS: Maria Sakkari became the first Greek woman since 2008 to win a WTA title, as she came from behind to defeat Great Britain’s Johanna Konta in three sets in the final of Rabat.
TENNIS: Greece’s Maria Sakkari defeated Belgium’s Alison van Uytvanck 6-4 6-4 in the semifinals in Rabat, to make it to just the second final of her career on the WTA Tour.
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.
OTHER GREEK SPORTS: AGONAsport compares the rises and successes of Giannis Antetokounmpo and Stefanos Tsitsipas, as both have quickly become global superstars.
TENNIS: Stefanos Tsitsipas will make his Davis Cup debut in September, when Greece will host the Europe Group III event in Athens.
TENNIS: Stefanos Tsitsipas became the first Greek player to ever break into the top 10, as the newest ATP rankings were released today.
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.
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.
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.