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Tsvetana Pironkova© WTA
  • Nationality: BUL ()
  • Birthdate: September 13, 1987
  • Age: 29 years old
  • Birthplace: Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  • Residence: Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  • Turned Pro: Pro (2002)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
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Coached by father, Kiril (former canoe champion) ... Mother, Radosveta, is a former swimming champion; has one brother, Encho, and one sister, Elisaveta ... In ... Read Full Bio

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  • Upsets, 3-Setters for Top Seeds Mark Thursday at French Open; Woz v Bellis Friday
  • as No. 2 Karolina Pliskova outlasted Ekaterina Alexandrova 6-2, 4-6, 6-3; No. 5 Elina Svitolina came from a set down to defeat Tsvetana Pironkova 3-6, 6-3, 6-2; and No. 9 Agnieszka Radwanska likewise needed a comeback to defeat Belgian Alison Van Uytvanck 6-7(3), 6-2, 6-3. Failing ...
  • 2017-06-01
  • Serena Williams Conquers Bencic, Yips at Australian Open
  • to beat Belgian Yanina Wickmayer. Also into the second round from the Top 10 were No. 3 Agnieszka Radwanska working past Tsvetana Pironkova 6-1, 4-6, 6-1 in the final night match; No. 5 Karolina Pliskova blasting Spain's Sara Sorribes 6-2, 6-0; No. 6 Dominika Cibulkova over Czec...
  • 2017-01-17
  • Halep Halted, Women's Upsets Abound on Day 1 at Australian Open
  • in Melbourne, where temperatures are forecasted to skyrocker, will be (2) Serena Williams vs. Belinda Bencic, upset specialist Tsvetana Pironkova vs. (3) Agnieszka Radwanska, (8) Samantha Stosur vs. Heather Watson, and Camila Giorgi vs. (12) Timea Bacsinszky. ...
  • 2017-01-16
  • Australian Open Women's Preview: Serena, Kerber Not Sharp
  • (3) Aggie Radwanska, (5) Karolina Pliskova, (12) Timea Bacsinszky, (14) Elena Vesnina Floaters: Camila Giorgi, Heather Watson, Tsevtana Pironkova Notes: Tough starts for (12) Bacsinszky vs. Giorgi, (18) Stosur who never kicks it in Australia vs. Watson, and Radwanska vs. the fast-c...
  • 2017-01-13
  • Muguruza Mugged By Sevastova, Wozniacki Wows At US Open; Serena, Venus On Tap Thursday
  • Evgeniya Rodina; No. 13 Johanna Konta who despite collapsing on court with breathing issues and blurred vision beat Bulgarian Tsvetana Pironkova 6-2, 5-7, 6-2; No. 14 Petra Kvitova; No. 22 Elina Svitolina who needed three sets to beat American Lauren Davis; and No. 24 Belinda Bencic....
  • 2016-08-31
  • Serena Fast Starter at US Open, Venus Survives; Wozniacki vs. Kuznetsova on Wednesday
  • Day in an all-American, (24) Belinda Bencic back from injury vs. Andrea Petkovic, and (13) Johanna Konta vs. upset specialist Tsvetana Pironkova. ...
  • 2016-08-31
  • Vera Zvonareva Interview - Wimbledon, June 29
  • now. Q. What do you know about your semifinal opponent? Must be rather a surprise that you're not playing Venus, that you're playing Pironkova. VERA ZVONAREVA: You know, obviously Venus is going to be always one of the favorite players here at Wimbledon. But if Tsvetana beat her t...
  • 2010-06-29
  • Tsvetana Pironkova Interview - Wimbledon, June 29
  • Pironkova InterviewWimbledonTuesday, 29 June 2010Q. You said on your way off court you hoped it would be mentioned on the news back home. How will this be taken back there? TSVETANA PIRONKOVA: Well, I received quite a few phone calls. Everyone was so happy and excited. H...
  • 2010-06-29
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  • Pironkova Stuns Venus, Clijsters Also Upset in Wimbledon QFs; Serena in Charge

  • Recent fan comments for Tsvetana Pironkova:

    mahesh( mahesh72khatua@gmail.com

    Pironkova I saw ur match on dt1/7/10. what a geart game. keep it up . Now I am a great fane up you.

    Posted on July 1, 2010 at 10:22 ET


    Go tsvetana pironkova!

    Posted on June 8, 2010 at 08:27 ET


    Hi Tsvet. Been a long time since I saw you last in Oz. Something like nearly four years ago. You were quite a great 'acer' back then too.
    Keep the greatness and hope to hear from you again . (sept3.09)

    Posted on September 2, 2009 at 01:34 ET


    Go Tsvetana pironkova go, you are the best!!!!

    Posted on May 8, 2008 at 00:43 ET

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