Famous Bulgarian Tennis Players

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Grigor Dimitrov
(Bulgarian Former World Number 3 Tennis Player)
Grigor Dimitrov
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Birthdate: May 16, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Haskovo, Bulgaria

Bulgarian tennis star Grigor Dimitrov had had a career-high ranking of number 3 in singles. The most successful player in Bulgarian tennis history, he has also been in the news for his relationship with Maria Sharapova. Known for his acrobatics and athleticism, he was initially named Baby Federer.

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Tsvetana Pironkova
(First Tennis Player of Bulgaria Who Reached Semi-Final of a Grand Slam in Singles)
Tsvetana Pironkova
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Birthdate: September 13, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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Magdalena Maleeva
(Bulgarian Former Tennis Player)
Magdalena Maleeva
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Birthdate: April 1, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria

Retired Bulgarian tennis player Magdalena Maleeva has had a career-high ranking of 4 in singles and 13 in doubles. She is also a 2-time Olympian and has won 10 singles titles throughout her illustrious career. She is one of the three Maleeva sisters, the daughters of former tennis player Yuliya Berberyan.

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Viktoriya Tomova
(Bulgarian Professional Tennis Player )
Viktoriya Tomova
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Birthdate: February 25, 1995
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria
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Manuela Maleeva
(Tennis player)
Manuela Maleeva
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Birthdate: February 14, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria

While she initially represented Bulgaria, former world number 3 tennis star Manuela Maleeva began playing for Switzerland after her marriage to Swiss tennis coach François Fragnière. Politically vocal, the Olympic bronze medalist co-established the party Yes, Bulgaria! She also owns a foundation that helps disabled children.

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Dimitar Kuzmanov
(Tennis player)
Dimitar Kuzmanov
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Birthdate: July 28, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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Adrian Andreev
(Bulgarian Tennis Player)
Adrian Andreev
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Birthdate: May 12, 2001
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria

Bulgarian tennis player Adrian Andreev had a successful junior career, scripting history as the second Bulgarian to win the US Open, though in doubles. He also bagged a Youth Olympics silver. He later has a career-high global ranking of 319 in singles and 653 in doubles.

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Sesil Karatantcheva
(Bulgarian Tennis Player)
Sesil Karatantcheva
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Birthdate: August 8, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria

Once world number 35 in singles, Bulgarian tennis sensation Sesil Karatantcheva is best known for beating tennis legend Venus Williams and reaching the 2005 French Open quarterfinals. From 2009 to 2014, she represented Kazakhstan internationally. She is the daughter of former MP and rower Radoslav Karatantchev.

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Isabella Shinikova
(Tennis player)
Isabella Shinikova
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Birthdate: October 25, 1991
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria
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Katerina Maleeva
(Bulgarian Former Tennis Player)
Katerina Maleeva
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Birthdate: May 7, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sofia

Retired Bulgarian tennis player Katerina Maleeva is a former world number 6 in singles and number 24 in doubles. She is one of the 3 Maleeva sisters of world tennis, the daughters of tennis star Yuliya Berberyan, the other 2 being Manuela and Magdalena.

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Aleksandrina Naydenova
(Tennis player)
Aleksandrina Naydenova
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Birthdate: February 29, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Plovdiv, Bulgaria