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Pironkova Defeated at Roland Garros


Tsvetana Pironkova failed to advance to the third round of the Roland Garros Grand Slam tournament, losing 4:6, 2:6 to Argentine Gisela Dulko. The Bulgarian, seeded 32nd, had her chances in the first set, but her opponent succeeded in braking her service game. In the second set, the Argentine took a 3:0 lead and Pironkova […]

Pironkova advances at Roland Garros


Tsvetana Pironkova, is through to round two, completing a 7-5 6-3 win over Australia’s Casey Dellacqua at the French Opentournament. Pironkova made two unforced errors all game and while even though she experienced some differences in the first set against the 26-year old  Australian, ranked 317th in the world, she secured herself 100 WTA points […]

Francesca Schiavone beats Tsvetana Pironkova in the first round at Brussels Ladies Open


World number five Francesca Schiavone of Italy beat world number 34 Tsvetana Pironkova in the first round of the Brussels Ladies Open at Royal Primrose Tennis Club on Tuesday. Schiavone took down her competitor in straight sets, 6-2, 7-5, taking just one hour and thirty two minutes of play to book her berth in the […]

Tsvetana Pironkova: “In 2009 I lost almost all my points but that didn’t break me down”


How does it feel one day to be on top and then the next to be a few feet under it? However unpleasant such situations may be, they do happen. Life is full of ups and downs. In order to rise after the fall, one must have the will, ambition and strength to continue. In […]

Tsvetana Pironkova out of Rome tournament


Bulgaria’s top-ranked tennis player Tsvetana Pironkova has been defeated in the first round of the Masters tournament in Rome, losing to former world number five Daniela Hantuchova from Slovakia in two sets (4-6, 2-6). Pironkova, a semifinalist at Wimbledon last year, has extended her losing streak to five consecutive matches, notching her 15 defeat at […]

Pironkova to take on Slovakia’s Hantuhova in Rome


Bulgaria’s best female tennis player Tsvetana Pironkova is to take on Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia in a first round match in a tournament in Rome next week. Hantuchova occupies 35th position in the rankings, just one place ahead of the Bulgarian. The schedule of the tournament has not been announced yet. The prize is USD […]