Tsvetana Pironkova - Updated Jun 2024

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Tsvetana Pironkova

Tsvetana Pironkova is a talented Bulgarian tennis player. Tsvetana Pironkova is also an entrepreneur and owner of the clothing brand Pironetic.

Early Life

Tsvetana Pironkova (Цветана Пиронкова) was born on 13 September 1987 and she is 36 years old. She hails from Plovdiv, People’s Republic of Bulgaria, and her zodiac sign is Virgo. Likewise, her full name is Tsvetana Kirilova Pironkova and her name is written in her native language as Цветана Кирилова Пиронкова.

Talking about her family, her parents are Kiril Enchev Pironkov and Radosveta Chinkova Nikolova. Both of her parents are athletes. As such, her mother is a former swimmer whereas her father is a former canoeing champion. Likewise, he father introduced her to tennis at the young age of 4 years. When she decided to play professionally, her father became her coach.

Similarly, she has two siblings namely Encho and Elisaveta. Further, her grandfather is a prominent Bulgarian contemporary artist – Encho Pironkov.

Career and Professional Life

Professionally, Tsvetana Pironkova is a famous tennis player. She is considered one of the best grass-court players of her generation. As such, this tennis player has been noted for her “cerebral” skills on the surface and for reaching the semifinals at the Wimbledon Championships.

Likewise, this personality also found success playing on the quick hard courts throughout her career. In this category, Tsvetana has won a title in Sydney and reached the quarterfinals of the US Open. Moreover, this personality made her WTA Tour debut at the İstanbul Cup in the year 2005. Following this, she achieved moderate success early in her career.

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Likewise, she entered Wimbledon with a 1–4 career record at the event in 2010 and also went on to reach the semifinals of the tournament. With this, Pironkova became the first Bulgarian tennis player in history to reach the semifinal stage of a Grand Slam in singles. After her semifinal finishes, this player reached her highest singles ranking at #31 in September 2010. This player then followed it up with a quarterfinal run at the event the next year.

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Moreover, Pironkova won her 1st title on the WTA Tour at the 2014 Apia International. At this event, this player defeated then world #2 – Agnieszka Radwańska – in the 4th round of the 2016 French Open. With this, Tsvetana reached her 1st quarterfinal at a Grand Slam tournament other than Wimbledon.

Ahead of the 2017 Wimbledon Championships, this player launched her own women’s clothing and lifestyle brand called Pironetic. Following an injury in 2017, this player announced a sabbatical from the sport. This was later extended to accommodate the player’s maternity leave.

Following her sabbatical, her 1st professional tournament in over three years was at the 2020 US Open. Her comeback performances in 2020 earned Tsvetana the Bulgarian Sportsperson of the Year Award and also a nomination for the WTA Comeback Player of the Year.

Brand Endorsements

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Caption: Tsvetana endorsing products from Samsung Bulgaria. Source: Instagram

Tennis player Tsvetana Pironkova has a clothing brand called “Pironetic”. Her brand is a women’s lifestyle and athleisure fashion brand that produces activewear to streetwear. Likewise, she also recently endorsed products from Chipolino (@chipolinobg) which produces products associated with babies and kids’ care. Similarly, she has also worked as an endorser for Samsung Bulgaria, and Nestlé Fitness-Bulgaria. She has also been involved in the Women’s Tennis Association’s campaign.

Net Worth 2024

Moving on, Pironkova has a net worth of around $5 million US dollars. Her major sources of income are her active tennis career, her clothing brand Pironetic, and her brand endorsements throughout the years.

Relationship Status

Tsvetana Pironkova is a happily married lady. Her husband’s name is Mihail Mirchev. They were long-time lovers before finally tying the knot in July 2016. Moreover, her husband is a former Bulgarian football player. The couple welcomed their sons Alexander in April 2018 and Viktor recently in July 2022.

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Caption: Tsvetana spends quality time with her sons. Source: Instagram

Tsvetana Pironkova – Body Measurements

Tsvetana Pironkova stands tall at an approximate height of 1.80 meters or 5 feet 11 inches and her weight is around 141 lbs or 64 kg. Likewise, her chest-waist-hip measurements are 32-26-34 inches respectively. Moreover, Pironkova has dark brown eyes and hair of the same color.

Tsvetana Pironkova – Social Media

Talking about her social media presence, Tsvetana joined Twitter in January 2013 and she has over 14.8K followers on her @tpironkova account. Likewise, her username on Instagram is @tpironkova. As of August 2022, this profile has over 110K followers. On Facebook, her “Tsvetana Pironkova” account has earned more than 259K followers.