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TSVETANA PIRONKOVA RUMORS

Suarez Navarro beats Pironkova, advances to semis

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) Carla Suarez Navarro advanced to the semifinals of the season-ending Tournament of Champions by beating Tsvetana Pironkova 7-6 (2), 6-1 on Friday. The fifth-seeded Spanish player was under pressure knowing that only a straight-set victory would secure her spot in the semis. Home favorite Pironkova tried hard but failed to convert two set points at 6-5 in the...
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October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Qualifier Garbine Muguruza Nets First Title with Hobart win

  (January 14, 2014) In her first WTA final, Spanish qualifier Garbiñe Muguruza made quick work of Czech Klara Zakopalova 6-4, 6-0 in 70 minutes to win her first WTA title at the Hobart International on Saturday. It’s the second straight day that a qualifier has won their first title. On Friday, Tsvetana Pironkova won the Sydney International. (Qualifier Tsvetana Pironkova...
Via Tennis Panorama
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Qualifier Tsvetana Pironkova Wins Sydney Title

Tsvetana Pironkova By Dave Gertler (January 10, 2014) SYDNEY – Tsvetana Pironkova has ended an astounding run at the Apia International with a history-making win in the final over Angelique Kerber of Germany. The 26-year-old Pironkova had never reached the final of a WTA tournament before, nor had the Apia International women’s event been won by a qualifier. To realize this achievement...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Pironkova beats Kerber in Sydney for first career title

Bulgarian qualifier Tsvetana Pironkova beat fifth-seeded Angelique Kerber of Germany 6-4, 6-4 on Friday to win her first WTA title at the Sydney International. Pironkova, who was ranked outside the top 100 despite reaching the Wimbledon semifinals in 2010, beat three top 10 players in Sydney, 2012 French Open finalist Sara Errani, 2011 Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova and Kerber...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Pironkova Stuns Kvitova in Sydney

Petra Kvitova By Dave Gertler (January 9, 2014) World No. 107 Tsvetana Pironkova will be the first women’s qualifier to reach the finals of the Apia International after taking out the No.2 seed Czech Petra Kvitova in straight sets on Ken Rosewall Arena on Thursday. It will also be her first appearance at a WTA level final. In order to get there, she has had to play seven days in...
Via Tennis Panorama
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Shenzhen Open Sunday Schedule

  SHENZHEN OPEN Shenzhen, China December 29, 2013 – January 4, 2014 $500,000/International Hard/Outdoors Order Of Play – Sunday, December 29, 2013 Centre Court (from 11.00hrs) 1. Xu Shilin vs. Lyudmyla Kichenok (Singles Q Final) 2. Tsvetana Pironkova vs. Viktorija Golubic (Singles Q Final) 3. Peng Shuai vs. Liu Fangzhou 4. Zhang/Zheng vs. Beck/Vekic Court 1 (from 11.00hrs) 1...
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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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