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Tsvetana Pironkova is a Bulgarian professional tennis player. She started playing tennis at the age of 4. She is right-handed and plays with a two-handed backhand. Pironkova made her WTA tour debut at the Istanbul Cup in 2005.
- Born - September 13, 1987 (Plovdiv, Bulgaria)
- Height - 1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)
- Nationality - Bulgarian
- Turned pro - 2002
First WTA title
Tsvetana Pironkova won the 2014 Apia International.
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30th of September 2020 - Tsvetana has progressed to the third round of this years French Open due to Serena Williams pulling out of their second round match with an achilles injury.
16th of September 2020 - Tsvetana has been given a wildcard into the main draw of the French Open that has been re-scheduled to start on Monday 21st of September and finish on Sunday 11th of October 2020 due to the Coronavirus. This is what she said on her Instagram account
“A big thank you to the @fftennis and @rolandgarros for serving me the amazing opportunity to play directly in to the MD of this year’s event!
It is truly an honour and a pure joy to be able to go back to this sacret courts!
A special thank you to the Bulgarian Tennis Federation and Mr. Stefan Tsvetkov for all the help support on this matter”.
Followed by an image of her, click here to see it.
7th of September 2020 - Tsvetana has reached the quarter-finals of the US Open for the first time after beating Alize Cornet in three sets, winning the match 6-4 6-7(5-7) 6-3. She will face Serena Williams in the quarter-final on Wednesday.
5th of September 2020 - Tsvetana is into the fourth round of the US Open after a straight-sets victory against Donna Vekic of Croatia. She won the match 6-4 6-1. She will now face Alize Cornet in the last 16.
3rd of September 2020 - Tsvetana beat Garbine Muguruza in the second round of the US Open in straight sets 7-5 6-3. This was the first tournament that Tsvetana had played in over three years after becoming a Mother. She will now face Croatia's Donna Vekic in the third round.
16th of March 2020 - Tsvetana Pironkova is returning to tennis as a mother and nearly three years off the WTA tour. Here's what she had to say in the announcement on the social media platform Instagram.
Dear All, I would like to share an exciting news with you. For the past 3 months I have been intensively training, in order to compete at a professional level again. It wasn’t an easy deceison, considering the extend of the challenge. There are many circumstances that I need to take into account, but what matters the most is that I have the love and full support of my family.
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Did you know Tsvetana Pironkova?
Was named one of the most beautiful women in sports by MSN.
- Loves art & fashion
- She has been nicknamed the "Wimbledon dark horse"
- Has her own clothing brand, called "Pironetic"