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Tsvetana Pironkova Climbs to 33rd Spot in WTA Ranking


Bulgaria’s top female tennis player Tsvetana Pironkova has climbed three spots in the update ranking of the Women’s Tennis Association, and is now 33rd. During her first tournament for 2011, in Hobart, Australia, Pironkova lost in the first round but she made it to the second round at Australian Open where she beat French world […]

Pironkova 9th at Serve Speed in Melbourne


Bulgaria’s best tennis player Tsvetna Pironkova is 9th at speed serve at the Australian Open Grand Slam tournament. Tsveti shares the 9th position with Maria Sharapova. The top serve speed of the two players at the tournament in Melboune was 112 mph (181 km/h). Impressive!

Francesca Schiavone: “I wanted to play against Pironkova”


Francesca Schiavone, who ranks No. 7 in the world, expressed her disappointment for not having the chance to play against Tsvetana Pironkova. The Italian player did this at a press conference after she defeated Monica Niculescu with 2-0 in the 3rd round of the Australian Open Grand Slam tournament. If Pironkova had not lost from […]

Tsvetana Pironkova Out of Australian Open


Bulgaria’s top female tennis player Tsvetana Pironkova has bid farewell to Australian Open in the second round after losing 4-6 1-6 to Romanian Monica Niculescu. On Wednesday, Pironkova was far from her top form, notching up quite a lot of unforced errors, which led to her dropping out of Australian open in the second round […]

Pironkova Advances in Sidney


Tsvetana Pironkova, Bulgaria’s best female tennis player, has progressed to the second round of the Australian Open Grand Slam tournament. Pironkova, who is seeded in the first two rounds by virtue of Serena Williams pulling out of the tournament won her opening match against the French world No. 103. Pauline Parmentier with 6:4, 3:6, 6:3 […]

Tsvetana Pironkova Lost her First Match for the Season


Tsvetana Pironkova lost her first match for the season. Tsvetana was defeated by Shuai Peng with 6-2 3-6 2-6 in a first-round match at the Morilla Hobart tournament. The match started well for Tsveti after she scored 3 aces in the first two games of the set. Pironkova won the 1st set for less than […]

Pironkova will play againts Shuai Peng in Round 1 of the Hobart Tournament


Tsvetana Pironkova will play against Shuai Peng (CHN, No 72) in the 1st round of the  Morilla Hobart International tournament (Australia). Pengs highest position in the WTA ranking is 31st. Ringht now the Chinese player is perfect shape. Last week she reached the semi-finals at the tournament in Auckland. This will be Tsvetna’s first match […]