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The 25 Most Astonishing Tennis Upsets in 2010 – No.4 Pironkova vs Williams at Wimbledon

During 2010 many top-ranked tennis pros stumbled, falling from stupendous heights while their lower-ranked opponents accomplished the seemingly impossible. Such surprising results makes tennis a fascinating sport because on any given day a No. 1 seed may fall to someone ranked 84. The top 20 tennis players, men or women, are not separated from the […]

Tsvetana Pironkova Honorary Citizen of Plovdiv

Today Tsvetana Pironkova was presented with the freedom of Plovdiv (Bulgaria). The 23-year-old tennis player is now the youngest honorary citizen of Plovdiv. “No matter where I go Plovdiv remains the most beautiful city for me. I am honored to be presented with this award”, said Tsveti. “Fortunately I’ll be in my hometown at New […]

Pironkova Gets 5th Place at Athlete of the Year Awards

Tsvetana Pironkova was awarded at Bulagarian Athlete of the Year Awards. Pironkova got the 5th place. Before her, at the top 4 places were Stanka Zlateva (wrestling), Mihail Ganev (wrestling), Vania Stambolova (track and field –  4oo meters hurdles) and Hristo Marinov (wrestling). “I’m honored to be among the nominated. During the year must of […]

Pironkova among the 32 Top Seeded for Australian Open

Tsvetana Pironkova is among the top seeded players for the 2011 Australian Open Grand Slam tournament. This happended after Jie Zheng (26th in the WTA ranking)  is ot going to take part in the tournament because of a wrist injury. The seeding of the players at this tournament is based on their ranking which will be […]

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas, friends! Весела Коледа, приятели!

Pironkova Awarded Plovidiv’s Best Athlete Of 2010

Bulgaria’s best tenis player Tsvetana Pironkova was awarded Plovdiv’s Best Athlete of 2010. Pironkova earned this title after her success at Wimbledon this year and her high ranking. Tsveti will soon be presented with the Freedom of the City of Plovdiv. “I am very happy to  this award. For me Plovdiv is not only the […]

Tsvetana Pironkova Bulgaria’s Best Tennis Player for 2010

On Thursday, Tsvetana Pironkova received the award of the Bulgarian Tennis Federation for Best Bulgarian Tennis Player for 2010. “2010 has been my most successful year so far. I really hope to repeat my successes in the future. I play by focusing on every single tournament,” the 22-year-old Bulgarian tennis star said. Yet, she explained […]