TENNIS: Greece’s Maria Sakkari has moved up from 29 to 22 in this week’s WTA rankings, surpassing her previous career-high of 27 in the world despite only playing one match since the US Open.
TENNIS: Greek tennis player Stefanos Tsitsipas has become one of the few to defeat the “Big Three” of Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, and Rafael Nadal all in the same season.
TENNIS: Greek tennis player Stefanos Tsitsipas has officially qualified for next month’s ATP Finals in London, which will feature the eight best players in the world.
TENNIS: World number four Daniil Medvedev of Russia defeated Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas 7-6(5) 7-5 in the semifinals of the Shanghai Rolex Masters.
TENNIS: Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated world number one Novak Djokovic of Serbia 3-6 7-5 6-3 in the quarterfinals of the Shanghai Rolex Masters.
TENNIS: World number seven Stefanos Tsitsipas edged Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz in three sets to advance to the quarterfinals of the Shanghai Rolex Masters, where he will now face world number one Novak Djokovic of Serbia.
TENNIS: Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas has fallen short in the final of the China Open, losing to Austrian world number five Dominic Thiem 3-6, 6-4, 6-1.
TENNIS: Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated German world number six Alexander Zverev 7/6, 6/4 in the semi-finals of the China Open in Beijing to set up a battle with Austrian world number five Dominic Thiem in the Final.
TENNIS: Greece will take part in next year’s inaugural ATP Cup in January, and were drawn into Group F with Australia, Canada, and Germany.
TENNIS: Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Stefanos Tsitsipas, and the rest of Team Europe beat Team World 13-11 in Geneva, to win the 2019 Laver Cup.
TENNIS: Play in the Davis Cup’s Europe Group III wrapped up, with Greece defeating Latvia 2-1 to come in third place out of eight teams.
TENNIS: Greece’s Davis Cup team defeated Monaco 2-1 at the Europe Group III competition in Athens, securing promotion to Group II for 2020.
TENNIS: Greece’s Davis Cup team fell 2-1 to Poland at the Europe Group III competition in Athens.
TENNIS: Led by Stefanos Tsitsipas, Greece’s Davis Cup team beat Luxembourg 3-0 at the Europe Group III competition in Athens.
TENNIS: World number two Ashleigh Barty of Australia beat Greece’s Maria Sakkari 7-5 6-3 in the third round of the 2019 US Open. HIGHLIGHTS
TENNIS: Greece’s Maria Sakkari came from behind to defeat China’s Shuai Peng in three sets to advance to the third round of the 2019 US Open, where she will face world number two Ashleigh Barty of Australia. HIGHLIGHTS
TENNIS: Russia’s Andrey Rublev upset world number eight Stefanos Tsitsipas in four sets in the first round of the 2019 US Open.
TENNIS: Greece’s Maria Sakkari got off to a perfect start at the US Open, defeating Italy’s Camila Giorgi 6-1 6-0 in the opening round.
TENNIS: The men’s and women’s singles draws for the 2019 US Open were released on Thursday, with both Maria Sakkari and Stefanos Tsitsipas getting difficult first round opponents.
TENNIS: World number two Ashleigh Barty of Australia defeated Greece’s Maria Sakkari 5-7 6-2 6-0 in the quarter-finals of the Cincinnati Masters.
TENNIS: Greece’s Maria Sakkari advanced to the quarter-finals of the Cincinnati Masters after defeating world number nine, Aryna Sabalenka, of Belarus 6/7, 6/4, 6/4.
TENNIS: Greece’s Maria Sakkari downs world number six Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic 6/4, 2/6, 6/3, in the round of 32 of the Cincinnati Masters.
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: Following a run to the semi-final at the Washington Citi Open, Stefanos Tsitsipas moved up to a career-high ATP ranking of number five in the world.
TENNIS: Greece’s Maria Sakkari fell short in the San Jose semif-inal, losing to China's Saisa Zheng 7/6, 6/2.
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**
TENNIS: Greek tennis player Despina Papamichail won two consecutive $25,000 tournaments, and has now moved up from 470 to 302 in the WTA rankings.
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.
TENNIS: After winning bronze at the U14 European Summer Cup, Michaela Laki, Nikoleta Paretzoglou, and Athina Pitta became the first Greek tennis team of any age group or gender to ever win a medal at the European Championships.
TENNIS: World number eight Elina Svitolina defeated Greece’s Maria Sakkari 6-3 6-7 6-2 in the third round of Wimbledon.