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Tsvetana Pironkova Biography & Latest News

Tsvetana Pironkova Biography

Tsvetana Kirilova Pironkova is a Bulgarian tennis player who is best known for defeating Venus Williams three times at Grand Slam tournaments. She is currently the Bulgarian number 1 and has won six ITF titles in her career. As a junior in the field, she won the Atlantic Cup International Junior Tournament held in Bulgaria in 2001. In 2002, Pironkova played her first professional tournament at the $10,000 International Tennis Federation Tournament in Bucharest, Romania. Though she was not victorious in that tournament, she defeated Tina Schmassmann of Switzerland to win her first professional ITF event. The following year, he won three ITF singles titles: one in Orestiada, Greece and two in Istanbul. In 2007, Pironkova played in one of the biggest challenger events of the year in Bordeaux, winning the tournament with straight-set victories over Mathilde Johansson. Towards the end of 2010 season, Pironkova won 5th place at the sportsman of the year ceremony in Bulgaria which is held every year and determines top 10 sport achievements. Pironkova plays right handed, and uses a double backhand.

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Pironkova ends long losing streak at French Open
Pironkova ends long losing streak at French Open
Last year's Roland Garros quarter-finalist Tsvetana Pironkova had only won one set in her last six events before beating Mona Barthel.
A look back at the most inspiring tennis victories of recent times on the WTA Tour
A look back at the most inspiring tennis victories of recent times on the WTA Tour
Here's a look back at some of the most emotional and inspiring victories in recent memory on the WTA tour.
French Open Round-up: Agnieszka Radwanska and Simona Halep fall on another rain-marred day
French Open Round-up: Agnieszka Radwanska and Simona Halep fall on another rain-marred day
Radwanska and Halep upsets made the only headlines of yet another wet Parisian day.
Players to look out for at Wimbledon 2014: Caroline Wozniacki, Feliciano Lopez and others
Players to look out for at Wimbledon 2014: Caroline Wozniacki, Feliciano Lopez and others
A look at the lower rung players like Caroline Wozniacki and Feliciano Lopez who could shine at the 2014 Wimbledon.
Pironkova reaches first WTA final at Sydney
Pironkova reaches first WTA final at Sydney
Wimbledon – Getting high on grass
Wimbledon – Getting high on grass
Pironkova beats sick Lepchenko in Kremlin Cup
Pironkova beats sick Lepchenko in Kremlin Cup
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