Desislava Topalova
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Desislava Topalova
Desislava Topalova
Country (sports) Bulgaria
Born (1978-06-08) 8 June 1978 (age 43)
Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Turned pro1996
Retired2005
Prize moneyUS$ 150,485
Singles
Career record240-190 (55.8%)
Career titles7 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 152 (15 May 2000)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ2 (2001)
French OpenQ2 (2000, 2001, 2002)
WimbledonQ1 (2000, 2001, 2002)
US OpenQ3 (2004)
Doubles
Career record120-92 (56.6%)
Career titles9 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 184 (10 September 2001)
Team competitions
Fed Cup18-16 (52.9%) (singles 14-7)

Desislava Topalova (also transliterated as Dessislava Topalova, Bulgarian: ; born 8 June 1978) is a retired tennis player from Bulgaria.[1]

During her career she won 7 ITF singles titles and reached her career-high singles ranking of world No. 152 on 15 May 2000, whilst her best doubles ranking was No. 184 on 10 September 2001. Topalova was a member of the Bulgaria Fed Cup team between 1997 and the mid 2000s, serving as its captain in the later stages of her career.[2]

ITF Circuit finals

Singles: 12 (7 titles, 5 runner-ups)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1-2)
Clay (6-3)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1-0 Aug 1996 ITF Istanbul, Turkey 10,000 Hard Germany Tanja Karsten 7-6(7-1), 6-7(3-7), 6-1
Loss 1-1 Aug 1997 ITF Istanbul, Turkey 10,000 Hard Russia Elena Dementieva 5-7, 4-6
Win 2-1 Sep 1997 ITF Cluj, Romania 10,000 Clay Romania Alice Pirsu 6-3, 5-7, 6-3
Win 3-1 Sep 1997 ITF Albena, Bulgaria 10,000 Clay Bulgaria Lubomira Bacheva 2-6, 6-4, 6-0
Win 4-1 Jul 1998 ITF Alkmaar, Netherlands 10,000 Clay Netherlands Yvette Basting 7-6(7-3), 6-2
Win 5-1 Sep 1998 ITF Sofia, Bulgaria 25,000 Clay Belarus Nadejda Ostrovskaya 6-4, 4-6, 6-2
Loss 5-2 Apr 1999 ITF Makarska, Croatia 10,000 Clay Hungary Petra Mandula 5-7, 5-7
Win 6-2 Oct 1999 ITF Porto, Portugal 25,000 Clay Poland Anna Biele?-?arska 7-6(8-6), 4-6, 7-5
Win 7-2 Apr 2000 ITF Prost?jov, Czech Republic 25,000 Clay Belgium Daphne van de Zande 6-4, 6-1
Loss 7-3 Sep 2002 ITF Sofia, Bulgaria 25,000 Clay Georgia (country) Margalita Chakhnashvili 3-6, 6-4, 0-6
Loss 7-4 Aug 2003 ITF Bielefeld, Germany 10,000 Clay Germany Christina Fitz 6-3, 3-6, 3-6
Loss 7-5 Oct 2003 ITF Rockhampton, Australia 25,000 Hard Germany Nina Dübbers 5-7, 1-6

Doubles: 17 (9 titles, 8 runner-ups)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (4-1)
Clay (5-7)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Aug 1994 ITF Plovdiv, Bulgaria 10,000 Clay Bulgaria Dora Djilianova Bulgaria Teodora Nedeva
Bulgaria Antoaneta Pandjerova
4-6, 6-4, 2-6
Win 1-1 Sep 1994 ITF Varna, Bulgaria 10,000 Hard Bulgaria Dora Djilianova Bulgaria Galina Dimitrova
Germany Claudia Timm
6-3, 7-5
Loss 1-2 Feb 1995 ITF Istanbul, Turkey 10,000 Hard Bulgaria Dora Djilianova United States Corina Morariu
Greece Christina Zachariadou
3-6, 5-7
Loss 1-3 Jun 1995 ITF Katowice, Poland 10,000 Clay Bulgaria Galina Dimitrova Czech Republic Monika Kratochvílová
Czech Republic Hana ?romová
3-6, 6-4, 3-6
Loss 1-4 Sep 1995 ITF Varna, Bulgaria 10,000 Clay Bulgaria Galina Dimitrova Bulgaria Dora Djilianova
Bulgaria Pavlina Nola
6-4, 4-6, 5-7
Win 2-4 Aug 1996 ITF Istanbul, Turkey 10,000 Hard Turkey ?pek ?eno?lu Malaysia Khoo Chin-bee
Romania Alice Pirsu
6-1, 6-4
Loss 2-5 Sep 1996 ITF Albena, Bulgaria 10,000 Clay Bulgaria Galina Dimitrova Bulgaria Antoaneta Pandjerova
Bulgaria Pavlina Nola
4-6, 2-6
Win 3-5 Jun 1997 ITF Velp, Netherlands 10,000 Clay Bulgaria Galina Dimitrova Netherlands Kim Kilsdonk
Netherlands Jolanda Mens
5-7, 7-5, 6-4
Win 4-5 Sep 1997 ITF Albena, Bulgaria 10,000 Clay Bulgaria Galina Dimitrova Bulgaria Lubomira Bacheva
Bulgaria Antoaneta Pandjerova
7-5, 6-1
Loss 4-6 May 1998 ITF Sofia, Bulgaria 10,000 Clay Bulgaria Teodora Nedeva Czech Republic Olga Vymetálková
Czech Republic Michaela Pa?tiková
5-7, 6-7(5-7)
Loss 4-7 May 1998 ITF Novi Sad, Yugoslavia 10,000 Clay Bulgaria Antoaneta Pandjerova Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Tatjana Je?menica
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Dragana Zari?
2-6, 5-7
Loss 4-8 Aug 1998 ITF Paderborn, Germany 10,000 Clay Germany Esther Brunn Czech Republic Linda Faltynková
Czech Republic Petra Raclavská
3-6, 2-6
Win 5-8 Sep 2000 ITF Bucharest, Romania 25,000 Clay Bulgaria Antoaneta Pandjerova Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Katarina Mi?i?
Germany Marketa Kochta
6-4, 6-2
Win 6-8 Sep 2000 ITF Sofia, Bulgaria 25,000 Clay Bulgaria Antoaneta Pandjerova Netherlands Natalia Galouza
New Zealand Shelley Stephens
6-1, 7-6(7-4)
Win 7-8 Sep 2002 ITF Batumi, Georgia 75,000 Hard Bulgaria Antoaneta Pandjerova Russia Gulnara Fattakhetdinova
Russia Maria Kondratieva
2-6, 6-1, 6-1
Win 8-8 Oct 2000 ITF Saint-Raphaël, France 25,000 Hard (i) Bulgaria Antoaneta Pandjerova Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Katarina Mi?i?
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Dragana Zari?
4-6, 6-3, 6-1
Loss 8-9 Sep 2003 ITF Sofia, Bulgaria 25,000 Clay Serbia and Montenegro Dragana Zari? Austria Daniela Klemenschits
Austria Sandra Klemenschits
6-3, 7-5

References

  1. ^ "WTA profile of Dessislava Topalova". wtatennis.com. Retrieved .
  2. ^ ", , ? ? ? ? " "". bgtennis.com. 2006-03-28. Retrieved .

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