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Synchronized swimming technical world champion Evangelia Platanioti achieved second place at the freestyle event at the Doha World Aquatics Championship on Tuesday.
Platanioti, who got a gold medal in the women's solo technical final in Qatar last Saturday, achieved a total of 253.2833 points, and earned second place on the freestyle category.
LONDON - Serbia will be seeded in the draw for the September 13-15 tennis Davis Cup World Group 1 playoffs, the International Tennis Federation announced on its website on Tuesday.
The draw ceremony is scheduled for February 8.
The other seeds are Croatia, Sweden, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Switzerland, Hungary, Portugal, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel and Colombia.
PAOK left it late at Peristeri but beat Atromitos, while the biggest win of this round in the Super League belonged to Panathinaikos that downed Olympiakos in the Derby of Eternal Rivals on Sunday.
The Greens, just a few days after eliminating the Reds in the Cup, defeated Olympiakos 2-0 at the Apostolos Nikolaidis Stadium in Turkish manager Fatih Terim's first derby win in Greece.
PAOK beat Panathinaikos on Sunday and is now alone on top of the Super League table, while the Greens have slumped to third after AEK's win over OFI.
The top-of-the-table clash in Thessaloniki had PAOK win 2-1 through a pair of Kiril Despodov goals. Greece captain Tasos Bakasetas had temporarily equalized for his first goal in the green jersey.
Seeking a bonus to his storied career as a player and coach in Turkey, Fatih Terim is facing his next challenge in neighboring Greece.
The restless 70-year-old took charge of Panathinaikos at the new year and his team next plays PAOK in Thessaloniki on Sunday. The two teams currently top the Super League with 44 points from 19 matches.
No 7 Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece plays a forehand return to Luca Van Assche of France during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships at Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Friday. Tsitsipas beat the #NextGen ATP Frenchman 6-3, 6-0, 6-4, his first straight-sets win of this fortnight. He will meet No 12 Taylor Fritz, who defeated Fabian Morozsan 3-6, 6-4, 6-2, 6-2.