Kazakis Wins Sivissidis 9-Ball Open

Sivissidis Greek billiards and bowling company celebrated 90 years of operations with a 5K added 9ball open tournament (January 24-27), for a total of 11.5K prizes.
Qualifications were hosted in 4 different clubs in Athens, Presveia club, Makridis club, Status club and finally Koralli club where 16 qualifiers out of 133 participants met for the knockout stage.
WPA No1 Alexander Kazakis from Greece dominated the strong field presented in CueScore, pocketing the final 9ball and 3K prizes by defeating 11-3 Dimitris Loukatos in the final. George Antonakis and Giannis Maltezos shared 3rd place.
NOVA sports TV channel covered the whole event as the official broadcaster, along with Sportime newspaper.
High standard conditions where offered by Sivissidis tables, Simonis cloth, Aramith balls, Kamui tips and Taom chalk, with help from a number of other co-sponsors involved. 
Tournament director Stelios Petrakis managed to pull out a really great event from the beginning to the end.
The tournament was successfully organized and concluded under the umbrella of HPBU (Hellenic Pocket Billiard Union), the official Greek Pool authority constantly promoting the sport in every aspect.