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Pironkova Puts Up Tough Fight vs. Schiavone at French Open


Tsvatana Pironkova won a set against Franceska Schiavone in Thursday’s match at Roland Garros but failed to make a breakthrough by going to the third round of the Grand Slam tennis tournament. Pironkova won the first set against Schiavone (the 2010 French Open women’s winner) but eventually lost the match 6:2, 3:6, 1:6. Thus, the […]

Pironkova: “It’s a Great Day for Bulgarian Tennis”


Tsvetana Pironkova successfully passed the first round at this year’s Roland Garros. Pironkova defeated Yanina Wickmayer (№35) with 3-6 6-0 6-3. The Bulgarian’s next opponent is Francesca Schiavone. “I think that the match was good and that the audience found it interesting. I’m happy with my game. I still haven’t won a match against Schiavone, […]

Pironkova Reaches Quarter Finals in Brussels


Tsvetana Pironkova defeated Russian Nadia Petrova in the second round of the 2012 Brussels Open. Pironkova defeated the two-time French Open finalist in 77 minutes and without losing a single service game. She reached her first WTA quarterfinal this season, earning 120 ranking points and USD 16 375. Pironkova and the world No. 29 had never […]

Mutua Madrid Open 2012 – Practice


Here are some pictures from Tsvetana’s practice before the tournament in Madrid (04.05.2012).