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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...
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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 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...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Bertens, Pironkova cruise in Morocco

Defending champion Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands, Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria and Italian qualifier Karin Knapp won in straight sets to advance to the second round of the Grand Prix SAR on Tuesday. The fifth-seeded Bertens rallied from a 5-2 deficit in the first set to beat Hungarian qualifier Timea Babos 7-5, 6-2. A 2010 Wimbledon semifinalist, Pironkova broke twice in each...
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April 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Bertens, Pironkova reach 2nd round in Morocco

Defending champion Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands, Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria and Italian qualifier Karin Knapp won in straight sets to advance to the second round of the Grand Prix SAR on Tuesday. The fifth-seeded Bertens rallied from a 5-2 deficit in the first set to beat Hungarian qualifier Timea Babos 7-5, 6-2. A 2010 Wimbledon semifinalist, Pironkova broke twice in each...
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April 23, 2013  |  Discuss

WTA Katowice Gallery: Radwanska Exhibition Match; Pironkova, Minella, Peer and more

KATOWICE (April 9, 2013) — Tuesday at the BNP Paribas Katowice Open included a special doubles exhibition match featuring Poland’s top talent, Agnieszka Radwanska, and also saw two seed bow out, No. 5 seed Alize Cornet and No. 4 Julia Goerges as she was forced to retire down 4-1 in the third set. Full results and gallery below. SINGLES – FIRST ROUND Mandy Minella (LUX) d Vesna...
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April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

10 things you should know about Tsvetana Pironkova

by Lindsay Gibbs It’s time for Wimbledon, which means it’s time for Tsvetana Pironkova to shine again. The 38th ranked Pironkova made the semis in 2010 and the quarterfinals last year, upsetting Venus Williams along the way both times. It almost seems like Tsveti, as her friends and fans call her, waits until she steps onto grass to start her tennis season. With 2 big tournaments...
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June 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Pironkova, Peer lose in Budapest

Anna Tatishvili of Georgia upset third-seeded Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria 1-6, 6-3, 6-1 Monday in the first round of the Budapest Grand Prix. Pironkova broke twice to comfortably win the first set before Tatishvili turned the match around. The 81st-ranked Georgian took a 4-1 lead in the second set and then broke three times in the third to clinch the match. Seventh-seeded Shahar...
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April 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Pironkova, Peer lose in 1st round in Budapest

Anna Tatishvili of Georgia upset third-seeded Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria 1-6, 6-3, 6-1 Monday in the first round of the Budapest Grand Prix. Pironkova broke twice to comfortably win the first set before Tatishvili turned the match around. The 81st-ranked Georgian took a 4-1 lead in the second set and then broke three times in the third to clinch the match. Seventh-seeded Shahar...
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April 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Bulgaria Victorious against Denmark in Hopman Cup

  Bulgaria’s Tsvetana Pironkova and Grigor Dimitrov has ensured that Group A at Hyundai Hopman Cup XXIV in Perth remains wide open after beating Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki and Frederik Nielsen 2-1 at Session 7 at Perth’s Burswood Domeon Wednesday.   Denmark got off to a good start when world No. 1 Wozniacki won her women’s singles match over Pironkova 7-5, 4-6, 6-2 but...
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January 04, 2012  |  Discuss
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