Stefanos Tsitsipas and Maria Sakkari are in the semifinals (men and women, respectively) of Roland Garros and claim with many claims their participation in the final of a Grand Slam.
Maria Sakkari prevailed yesterday the holder and big favorite of the event Iga Sviadek and will be the first of the Greek duo to be thrown into battle.
Specifically, Sakkari will face Barbora Krejikova today, in the match that will close the program in the central court "Philippe-Chatrier".
Stefanos Tsitsipas, from his side, will fight in 4the semifinal of career of in Grand Slam, looking for his first qualifying final.
His opponent will be German Alexander Zverev, with the battle scheduled for Friday afternoon.
His matches will be broadcast by ERT 1 and not by ERT 3 as has been the case so far.
In detail the ERT announcement:
"This year Roland Garros has Greek color! For the first time in the history of the most famous tennis tournament, held in Paris, are simultaneously in the Men and Women semifinals, two Greek athletes.
The amazing Maria Sakkari, going through the best period of her career, will face on Thursday 10 June, at 18:00, Barbora Krejicova from the Czech Republic.
The excellent Stefanos Tsitsipas, claiming for the second consecutive season to climb to the podium of the winners, will compete on Friday 11 June against the German Alexander Zverev, No 3 in the world.
ERT is with the Greek athletes from the beginning of their brilliant journey and will broadcast from ERT1 both semifinals, of Sakkari and Tsitsipas, the two days 10 and 11 June.
The semifinals of the other two pairs will be broadcast by ERT3.
The finals of the event, which we wish to have a Greek color, will be broadcast by ERT1. The Women's final on Saturday 12 June and Men on Sunday 13 June".