Top seed Ana Ivanovic upset by Tsvetana Pironkova in Rome

Seed No.1 Ana Ivanovic of Serbia suffered a shock 6-4 5-7 6-2 loss to Bulgarian qualifier Tsvetana Pironkova in the second round of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia in Rome. The fact that Ivanovic lost so...

Serena wins one point more than Pironkova, pulls out comeback victory

If Serena Williams is known for something it's that she never gives up and when you watch her matches you have to know that no matter how desperate her situation is, she can always...

Tsvetana Pironkova takes out second seed Vera Zvonareva from Wimbledon

Last year’s finalist and second seed Vera Zvonareva lost in the third round of Wimbledon to world No.33 Tsvetana Pironkova, the Bulgarian player whom she defeated last year in the semis of the grass-court...

Wozniacki, Vinci, Pironkova win on Day 1 in Sofia

The Qatar Airways Tournament of Champions Sofia is, in my opinion, the anti-climax of the women's tennis season, as the finale for the WTA's International Series following the much more prestigious WTA Championships, and what makes...

Wimbledon Awards: Ms. Opportunity, Ms. Consistency, Ms. Brave Heart and more

Women's Tennis Blog's contributor Omair is back after his lengthy exam period to present our WTA stars with the awards they deserved based on their performance at Wimbledon 2013. Last year his article was...

Ivanovic opens Sofia with a win over Bulgarian wildcard Pironkova

Second seed Ana Ivanovic launched the Garanti Koza WTA Tournament of Champions in Sofia by beating fellow wildcard and home star Tsvetana Pironkova. The winner of the Tournament of Champions in 2010 and 2011 Ivanovic opened her 2013...

Pironkova upsets third seed Errani in Sydney

Tsvetana Pironkova reached her second biggest WTA semifinal by taking Sara Errani out of the Apia International Sydney 7-6(2) 6-3. The Bulgarian qualifier was generally not pleased with her last season's results, even though...

Pironkova makes first WTA final in Sydney

Yesterday Tsvetana Pironkova eliminated third seed Sara Errani from the Apia International Sydney and her next obstacle was another big one - second seed Petra Kvitova. But the Bulgarian qualifier had more power in...

Pironkova downs three Top 10 players for maiden WTA title in Sydney

Prior to this week Tsvetana Pironkova had never won a WTA semifinal in seven tries, but at the Apia International Sydney the Bulgarian went through qualifying, then defeated Sorana Cirstea, Varvara Lepchenko and then astonishingly...

Sofia: Pironkova loses to Cibulkova on home soil

The Garanti Koza WTA Tournament of Champions, i.e. the small WTA Finals, started in Sofia today and home player Tsvetana Pironkova opened up with a loss to Dominika Cibulkova, her seventh straight defeat at...
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