Archive | January 2012
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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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]