Biljana Pawlowa-Dimitrova

Biljana Pawlowa-Dimitrova (Bulgarian: Биляна Павлова-Димитрова; born 20 January 1978) is a Bulgarian former professional tennis player. Her career-high WTA singles ranking is No. 490, which she reached on 16 October 2006. Her career-high doubles ranking is 301, set on 20 April 2009.

Biljana Pawlowa-Dimitrova
Биляна Павлова-Димитрова
Biljana Pavlova 2009.jpg
Country (sports) Bulgaria
Born (1978-01-20) 20 January 1978 (age 42)
Bulgaria
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)[1]
Turned pro1993
Retired2013
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachTeodor Bachev
Prize money$65,804
Singles
Career record160–289
Career titles0 WTA, 1 ITF
Highest ranking490 (16 October 2006)
Doubles
Career record168–230
Career titles0 WTA, 3 ITF
Highest ranking301 (20 April 2009)
Team competitions
Fed Cup1–1

She was first called up to the Bulgaria Fed Cup team in 2009, but made her debut in 2010.

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles (1–5)Edit

Outcome No. Date Location Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 28 June 1998 Kavala, Greece Hard   Dragana Ilić 6–3, 7–6
Runner-up 1. 26 August 2001 Volos, Greece Carpet   Christina Zachariadou 0–6, 0–6
Runner-up 2. 20 November 2005 Giza, Egypt Clay   Galina Fokina 2–6, 5–7
Runner-up 3. 7 May 2006 Bournemouth, Great Britain Clay   Marrit Boonstra 3–6, 0–6
Runner-up 4. 2 September 2007 Palić, Serbia Clay   Tadeja Majerič 2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 5. 14 October 2007 Volos, Greece Carpet   Olga Brózda 7–6(7–2), 2–6, 0–6

Doubles (3–16)Edit

Outcome No. Date Location Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 3 August 1997 Muri Antichi, Italy Clay   Natalia Bondarenko   Giulia Casoni
  Federica Fortuni
6–7, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 21 May 2000 Casale Monferrato, Italy Clay   Magda Mihalache   Chloé Carlotti
  Eva Fislová
1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 3. 4 June 2000 Skopje, Macedonia Clay   Ljiljana Nanušević   Katarina Mišić
  Marina Lazarovska
6–7(6–8), 3–6
Winner 1. 13 November 2000 Le Havre, France Clay (i)   Ilona Poljakova   Lui Li Shen
  Alexandra Zotta
4–0, 4–1, 4–1
Runner-up 4. 20 November 2000 Deauville, France Carpet   Magdalena Zděnovcová   Diana Brunel
  Edith Nunes
3–4, 4–0, 2–4, 0–4
Runner-up 5. 8 April 2001 Athens, Greece Clay   Marijana Kovačević   Sandra Klemenschits
  Daniela Klemenschits
3–6, 5–7
Runner-up 6. 30 September 2001 Kastoria, Greece Clay   İpek Şenoğlu   Asimina Kaplani
  Maria Pavlidou
3–6, 5–7
Runner-up 7. 10 October 2004 Podgorica, Montenegro Clay   Janette Bejlková   Katarina Mišić
  Dragana Zarić
1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 8. 4 December 2005 Giza, Egypt Clay   Lenore Lăzăroiu   Galina Fokina
  Raissa Gourevitch
3–6, 5–7
Runner-up 9. 4 June 2006 Rousse, Bulgaria Clay   Nadejda Vassileva   Dia Evtimova
  Karoline Borgersen
0–6, 0–6
Runner-up 10. 26 November 2006 Cairo, Egypt Clay   Stefanie Haidner   Alexandra Dulgheru
  Marcella Koek
6–7(4–7), 6–3, 6–7(5–7)
Runner-up 11. 22 October 2007 Dubrovnik, Croatia Clay   Soetkin Van Deun   Miljana Adanko
  Nataša Zorić
w/o
Winner 2. 19 November 2007 Barcelona, Spain Clay   Stefanie Haidner   Irina Kuzmina
  Sheila Solsona-Carcasona
6–3, 6–7(8–10), [10–3]
Runner-up 12. 30 March 2008 Athens, Greece Hard   Raffaella Bindi   Nikola Hofmanova
  Vivienne Vierin
7–5, 5–7, [7–10]
Runner-up 13. 11 May 2008 Edinburgh, Great Britain Clay   Soetkin Van Deun   Jade Curtis
  Elizabeth Thomas
1–6, 6–7(5–7)
Runner-up 14. 1 June 2008 Budva, Montenegro Clay   Tamara Stojković   Ljubica Avramović
  Neda Kozić
4–6, 5–7
Winner 3. 14 December 2008 Benicarló, Spain Clay   Neda Kozić   Simona Matei
  Cristina Mitu
6–4, 7–6(7–3)
Runner-up 15. 13 June 2010 Iași, Romania Clay   Fatma Al-Nabhani   Mădălina Gojnea
  Ionela-Andreea Iova
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 16. 15 August 2010 Onești, Romania Clay   Camelia Hristea   Laura-Ioana Andrei
  Mihaela Buzărnescu
6–7(7–9), 2–6

Fed CupEdit

Pawlowa-Dimitrova debuted for the Bulgaria Fed Cup team in 2010. Since then she has a 0–1 singles record and a 1–0 doubles record (1–1 overall).

Singles (0–1)Edit

Edition Round Date Against Surface Opponent W/L Result
2010 Europe/Africa Group I RR 5 February 2010   Slovenia Hard (i)   Andreja Klepač L 6–4, 4–6, 3–6

Doubles (1–0)Edit

Edition Round Date Partner Against Surface Opponents W/L Result
2010 Europe/Africa Group I RR 5 February 2010   Elitsa Kostova   Slovenia Hard (i)   Andreja Klepač
  Maša Zec-Peškirič
W 6–1, 6–2
  • RR = Round Robin

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Профил на Биляна Павлова-Димитрова" (in Bulgarian). tennis24.bg. Retrieved 1 September 2020.

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