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2017 Wimbledon: Aggressive Caroline Wozniacki powers past Bulgaria's Tsvetana Pironkova

In a gruelling baseline duel, the Danish fifth seed`s bigger shots off both wings and her pinpoint accuracy as she hit the lines time and again proved to be decisive.

Jul 07, 2017, 08:52 AM IST

Serena Williams back on winning track in Cincinnati opener

In her final tune-up tournament before the U.S. Open, Serena Williams put herself back on the winning track with a 7-5 6-3 win over Bulgarian Tsvetana Pironkova in her opening match at the Western & Southern Open on Wednesday.

Aug 20, 2015, 12:45 PM IST

Agnieszka Radwanska makes winning return to Eastbourne semi-finals

Former champion Agnieszka Radwanska reached the semi-finals of the Eastbourne International on Thursday with a straightforward 6-2, 6-2 defeat of Bulgarian Tsvetana Pironkova.

Jun 25, 2015, 20:19 PM IST

Peng Shuai loses to Tsvetana Pironkova in Dubai Open tennis

Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai lost in a neck-and-neck match against Bulgarian Tsvetana Pironkova in the second round of the women's annual Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships here.

Feb 18, 2015, 15:47 PM IST

Petra Kvitova to play Karolina Pliskova in all Czech final in Sydney

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova will play in the final of the Sydney International after ending Tsvetana Pironkova`s incredible run at the tournament on Thursday.

Jan 15, 2015, 18:24 PM IST

Tsvetana Pironkova chalks up 14th straight win in Sydney

Tsvetana Pironkova`s stretched her Sydney International winning streak to 14 matches with a straight sets victory over Barbora Zahlavova Strycova to reach the semi-finals on Wednesday.

Jan 14, 2015, 18:24 PM IST

Sharapova sticking to own path after more upsets

Maria Sharapova found a way to win ugly on Wednesday as she overcame difficult conditions to battle past Bulgaria`s Tsvetana Pironkova 7-5, 6-2 to reach the French Open third round.

May 29, 2014, 01:56 AM IST

Pennetta into first quarter-final at Melbourne Park

Italy`s Flavia Pennetta advanced to her first Australian Open quarter-final with a 6-1 4-6 7-5 victory over ninth-seeded German Angelique Kerber on Sunday.

Jan 19, 2014, 12:37 PM IST

Tsvetana Pironkova becomes first female qualifier to win Sydney International

Bulgarian qualifier Tsvetana Pironkova has defeated fifth seed Angelique Kerber 6-4, 6-4 within 96 minutes to clinch the Sydney International title on Friday.

Jan 11, 2014, 10:32 AM IST

Pironkova stuns Kerber in Sydney for first title

Bulgarian qualifier Tsvetana Pironkova`s fairytale run at the Sydney International ended with her first WTA title when she stunned world number nine Angelique Kerber 6-4 6-4 in the final on Friday.

Jan 10, 2014, 19:28 PM IST

Pironkova upsets Kvitova to play Kerber in Sydney final

Bulgarian qualifier Tsvetana Pironkova reached her first WTA final with a semi-final win over second seed Petra Kvitova at the Sydney International on Thursday.

Jan 09, 2014, 14:03 PM IST

Kvitova, Pironkova, Keys, Kerber into Sydney semis

Former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova won the battle of the Czech left-handers to reach the semi-finals of the Sydney International on Wednesday.

Jan 08, 2014, 19:12 PM IST

Samantha Stosur into Tournament of Champions semis

Australia`s Samantha Stosur reached the WTA Tournament of Champions semi-finals on Friday with a 6-1, 6-4 win over Bulgarian wildcard Tsvetana Pironkova.

Nov 02, 2013, 09:04 AM IST

Wimbledon: Sharapova reaches third round

Maria Sharapova got a second-round fright from Tsvetana Pironkova but came out Thursday to finish off the 38th-ranked Bulgarian in their Wimbledon women`s singles match, which was interrupted by nightfall.

Jun 28, 2012, 20:16 PM IST

Sania crashes out of Australian Open women`s singles

India`s challenge in the singles event of the season`s first Grand Slam was over in just an hour and 28 minutes as Sania Mirza went down to Bulgaria`s Tsvetana Pironkova in straight sets in the first round of the Australian Open.

Jan 16, 2012, 17:06 PM IST

Bulgaria beats Denmark at Hopman Cup

Bulgaria`s Tsvetana Pironkova and Grigor Dimitrov came back from a set down to win the deciding mixed doubles and complete a 2-1 victory over Denmark`s Caroline Wozniacki and Frederik Nielsen at the Hopman Cup on Wednesday.

Jan 04, 2012, 15:30 PM IST

Kvitova edges past Pironkova to reach semi-finals

Petra Kvitova reached the Wimbledon semi-finals for the second year in a row with a 6-3 6-7 6-2 win over Bulgaria`s Tsvetana Pironkova on Tuesday.

Jun 28, 2011, 23:59 PM IST

Kvitova edges past Pironkova to reach semi-finals

Petra Kvitova reached the Wimbledon semi-finals for the second year in a row with a 6-3 6-7 6-2 win over Bulgaria`s Tsvetana Pironkova on Tuesday.

Jun 28, 2011, 23:59 PM IST

Venus beaten by Pironkova at Wimbledon

Venus Williams` attempt to win a sixth Wimbledon title ended in the fourth round Monday with a 6-2, 6-3 loss to Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria.

Jun 27, 2011, 21:32 PM IST

Venus beaten by Pironkova at Wimbledon

Venus Williams` attempt to win a sixth Wimbledon title ended in the fourth round Monday with a 6-2, 6-3 loss to Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria.

Jun 27, 2011, 21:32 PM IST