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Stefanos Tsitsipas Wins Mallorca Championships

Stefanos Tsitsipas, the Greek tennis star, took home the trophy at the Mallorca Championships on Saturday after defeating Roberto Bautista Agut. Saturday's win provided the 23-year-old Greek player with a grass-court title just before Wimbledon starts on Monday. Tsitsipas defeated Spanish...

Stefanos Tsitsipas Crowned Back-To-Back Monte Carlo Champion

Greek tennis sensation Stefanos Tsitsipas defended his title and won his second consecutive Monte Carlo Masters 1000 cup on Sunday, competing against Spanish player Alejandro Davidovich Fokina.  A day after comfortably defeating Alexander Zverev in the semifinals, Tsitsipas prevailed 6-3,...

World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty Retires from Professional Tennis

World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty has shocked the tennis world on Wednesday by announcing her retirement from the sport after winning three major singles titles in the last three years. "Today is difficult and filled with emotion for me as...

Djokovic Says He Might Skip French Open, Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic, the world's number one tennis player, told interviewers on Tuesday that he is willing to forego playing in the French Open and Wimbledon and that he is still not vaccinated against the coronavirus. If he is forced to...

Maria Sakkari on to Finals at 2022 St. Petersburg Open

Greek tennis star Maria Sakkari is moving on to the finals of the women's singles event at St Petersburg Open, called the St Petersburg Ladies' Trophy, on Saturday after defeating Romanian player Irina-Camelia Begu at the semifinal. Depending on the...

Kokkinakis and Kyrgios Win Doubles at Australian Open

Thanasi Kokkinakis and Nick Kyrgios, both Greek-Australian, won the men's doubles at the Australian Open on Saturday. The two players, called the "Special Ks," beat Matthew Ebden and Max Purcell, who are also Australians, with scores of 7-5 and 6-4. Kokkinakis...

Tsitsipas and Medvedev Fined After Australian Open Semifinal

Stefanos Tsitsipas and Daniil Medvedev were both fined after they faced off in a fiery semifinal round of the Australian Open on Friday. Medvedev, who went on to win the match, was fined a whopping AU$17,000 after an outburst directed...

Tsitsipas Loses to Medvedev in Australian Open Semifinal

Stefanos Tsitsipas, Greek tennis champion, had his dreams of an Australian Open final crushed after being defeated by Russian player Daniil Medvedev on Friday. Medvedev is known as an incredibly challenging player to counter, as he is known for his...

Michaela Laki: Greece’s Rising Tennis Star

Michaela Laki is Greece's rising tennis star, as her successful performance in the 2022 Australian Open Juniors has proved

Stefanos Tsitsipas Cruises Through to His Third Australian Open Semifinal

Stefanos Tsitsipas put a flawless performance to defeat Italian Jannik Sinner 6-3 6-4 6-2 on Wednesday and advance to his third Australian Open semifinal. The Greek champion improves could face a rematch of last year’s Aussie Open semi-final against Daniil...

Stefanos Tsitsipas Secures Place in Quarterfinals of Australian Open

Stefanos Tsitsipas struggled to overcome the stiff resistance of American Taylor Fritz on Monday but eventually made it to the next round of the Australian Open. The Greek champion won the match 3-2 (4-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4) after an...

Novak Djokovic Could be Barred from French Open Too

Novak Djokovic who was expelled from Australia on Saturday could also be barred from the French Open, the French Health Ministry warned on Monday. France's vaccine pass law, approved by Parliament on Sunday, will require people to have a certificate...

Australia Cancels Novak Djokovic’s Visa for Second Time

Australia canceled Novak Djokovic's visa for a second time on Friday, just days before the start of the Australian Open on Monday. Immigration Minister Alex Hawke used his personal powers to cancel Novak Djokovic’s visa, as the tennis player's lawyers...

Tsitsipas Takes Swipe at Djokovic Over Australian Open Vaccination

Greek tennis champion Stefanos Tsitsipas took a swipe against world number one tennis player Novak Djokovic on Wednesday over the Serb's stance on vaccination. "It seems that not everyone is playing by the rules," Tsitsipas said speaking to interviewers from...

Novak Djokovic Wins Appeal Against Deportation from Australia

Novak Djokovic won his appeal against Australia's decision to cancel his visa on Monday, with a judge reinstating his visa and ordering that he be released from hotel quarantine immediately. Djokovic had spent four nights in an immigration detention hotel...