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Distinctions for the Deree Tennis Academy at the E2 tournament!

Excellent performances for the Deree Tennis Academy athletes at the Pan-Hellenic E2 Tournament, held October 28-November 1.

Giannis Sakkas (Pierce student on an athletic scholarship) won the 2nd place in singles and the 1st place in doubles (U14) playing with Fotis Skaltsogiannis.

In the same category, Paris Passas reached the final-8, and won the 3rd place in doubles playing with Nikiforos Tzanis, while Alexandros Verykokos reached the final-16 of the main board.

Marily Iliopoulou reached the 3rd place in doubles (U16) playing with Maria Rentoumi, and Diana Svintsitska reached the final-16 of the main board.

Vaggelis Triantafyllakis won two matches in the preliminary round (U12) and for the first time he reached the main board of a Pan-Hellenic tournament.

Congratulations to all athletes for their success!

 

 

Very good performance for the Deree Tennis Academy in E3 Tennis Tournament in Rafina!

Congratulations to the Deree Tennis Academy athletes for their participation in the E3 Tennis Tournament (U14), held in Rafina on October 22-26.

Paris Passas won the tournament with five victories in a row, while Marily Iliopoulou reached the 2nd place with four victories in a row.

Next tennis tournament for our athletes is October 28-November 1 in the E2 in Chalkida and Marathonas for the age groups U12, U14, U16.

Deree Tennis Academy success in the E1 Tournament in Larisa!

Very good performances for the athletes of the Deree Tennis Academy in the E1 Tournament, held in Larissa on October 7-13.

Giannis Sakkas (Pierce student on an athletic scholarship), won the 3rd place in the singles and the 2nd place in the doubles, playing against Andreas Messis in the U14 category.

Paris Passas reached the tournament’s 16th place with three victories in a row.

Dimitris Goutas reached the semi-finals in the U18 category, and Diana Svintsitska achieved two victories in the qualifiers and reached the 32nd place of the main board in the U12 category.

 

Congratulations to all athletes for their effort!

 

3rd place for the DTA in U12 E3 Tennis Tournament!

Very good performances for the athletes of the Deree Tennis Academy in the E3 Tournament, held in Rafina on October 1-4.

Diana Svintsitska won the 3rd place in the U12, while Vaggelis Triantafyllakis in the U12 category, and Marily Iliopoulou and Isabella Demiko in the U16 category reached the quarterfinals of the tournament.

Congratulations to all!

 

Deree Tennis Academy athletes in international tournaments!

Deree Tennis Academy athletes in international tournaments!

The Deree Tennis Academy athlete, Giannis Sakkas, performed very well last week at the “Tennis Europe U14” tournament, held in Skopje on September 20-25.

Giannis played with Andreas Messis and won the 2nd place in doubles, by reaching the tournament’s 16th place in the singles.

This week, five tennis athletes participate in international tournaments; Marily Iliopoulou, Giorgos Tzitzimikas and Giannis Sakkas, accompanied by their coach, George Karagiannis, participate in the International Tournament of “Tennis Europe U14” in Heraklion, Crete (September 26-October 3).

In addition, Isabella Demiko and Dimitris Goutas will participate in the “ITF International Junior Tournament” in Rhodes September 27-October 2.

Congratulations to all and good luck in the tournaments!

Very good performance for the DTA in E2 Tennis tournament!

Very good performances by our Deree Tennis Academy athletes in the Pan-Hellenic E2 Tournaments, held September 17-20.

Marily Iliopoulou won the 3rd place in the singles and the 2nd place in the doubles, at the E2 tournament organized by “Athlopaidia Naxou” playing with Anastasia Barbaroutsi.

This week two of our athletes are competing in international tournaments. Dimitris Goutas in the “ITF International U18 Junior Tournament” in Mytilene, and Giannis Sakkas in the “Tennis Europe U14 Tournament” in Skopje.

Congratulations to all and good luck at the tournaments to follow!

Very good results for the Deree Tennis Academy in the “Kalovelonis Summer Tour”!

Very good results for the Deree Tennis Academy in the “Kalovelonis Summer Tour”!

The athletes of Deree Tennis Academy, Giannis Sakkas and Giorgos Tzitzimikas, performed very well in the European Tournament of Tennis Europe, “Kalovelonis Summer Tour”, held in Pefki on August 30-September 4.

Giannis Sakkas won the 3rd place in the singles and the 1st place in the doubles playing with Nikos Makris from the Athletic Club of Haidari, while Giorgos Tzitzimikas started from the preliminary round and reached the tournament’s 16th place, achieving three wins in a row. Giorgos also won the 3rd place in doubles playing with Dimitris Melissoglou from Thessaloniki.

Congratulations to our athletes!

George Karagiannis takes over as head coach of the Deree Tennis Academy!

George Karagiannis takes over as head coach of the Deree Tennis Academy!

The Deree College Athletic Club is pleased to announce George Karagiannis as the new head coach of the Deree Tennis Academy!

George Karagiannis has been with us since 2013, and after his very successful presence as a coach of our pre-competition and competition teams, he is now taking over as head coach.

He is a graduate of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens – Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education and Sport Science / Major: Tennis, has been a successful athlete, and has attended a number of seminars and conferences regarding tennis.

He holds an MBA (Master of Business Administration / European University of Cyprus), and is the founder of the TennisBookingTour.com platform, which aims to support tennis players in their search for hotels, academies and coaches during their tournaments in Greece and abroad.

In 2017 and 2018 he worked in the Rafa Nadal Academy Summer Camp program, and he also has the following certifications:

  • GPTCA A-Level International Coach (Milan)
  • PTR Performance (players U14-U16)
  • GPTCA B-Level International Coach (Sheffield)
  • GPTCA C-Level International Coach (Israel)
  • Player Development 11-14 ITF
  • Tennis 10s ITF
  • Level 1 ITF
  • Play and Stay ITF

Good luck George in your new duties!

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