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Pironkova Practicing to Prepare for the New Season


Bulgaria Scores 2nd Hopman Cup Victory


Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov and Tsvetana Pironkova defeated the US 2-1 in their last Hopman cup encounter, thus finishing second in Group A.   The mixed doubles game had to be decided in just one long set, as Dimitrov had to catch a late-evening plane to Sydney – and the Bulgarians won it 8-5.   Prior […]

Bulgarian fans full of passion ahead of today’s win over Denmark


Pironkova @ Hopman Cup 2012


Bulgaria Upsets Denmark at Hopman Cup


Bulgaria recorded its first ever victory at Hopman Cup, upsetting strong favorites Denmark 2-1 in Group A. Tsvetana Pironkova and Grigor Dimitrov won 3:6, 6:4 (10:1) against Caroline Wozniacki and Frederik Nielsen in the decisive mixed doubles game on Wednesday. Prior to the decisive clash, world number one Caroline Wozniacki got off to an early […]

CNN Films Bulgaria’s Tennis Hopefuls Pironkova and Dimitrov


Tsvetana Pironkova and Grigor Dimitrov, the most successful current Bulgarian tennis players, caught the attention of TV giant CNN which has included them in a feature. Dimitrov (20) and Pironkova (24) participated in a demonstrative game against Bethanie Mettek-Sands and former Wimbledon winner Pat Cash in Australia’s Perth, after which they gave interviews for CNN, […]

VIDEO: Bulgaria Clinches First Hopman Cup Victory


Bulgaria’s Tsvetana Pironkova and Grigor Dimitrov won the mixed doubles 2-6 6-3 (11:9) at the country’s Hopman Cup debut in Perth, Australia. Pironkova said she enjoyed playing the mixed doubles alongside Dimitrov on Monday even if she didn’t serve an ace at Tomas Berdych. “It feels very good to make an ace which I didn’t […]