Gabriela Stoeva (Bulgarian: Габриела Стоева; born 15 July 1994) is a Bulgarian badminton player specializing in doubles. Her current partner is her younger sister, Stefani Stoeva. The sisters have won some titles, including gold medals in the 2015 European Games and 2018 European Championships.
|Birth name||Gabriela Stoeva|
|Born||15 July 1994|
|Height||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|Highest ranking||8 (8 November 2018)|
|Current ranking||14 (25 February 2020)|
Gabriela Stoeva started playing badminton at age 10 in the Haskovo School Club. She joined the national team in 2008, and made a debut in the international event in 2009. In 2009, she won a bronze medal at the European U-17 Championships in the girls' doubles event partnered with her sister, Stefani Stoeva. And at the 2013 European U-19 Championships, the sister won the gold medal.
Stoeva won her first BWF Grand Prix title at the 2014 Scottish Open in the women's doubles event with her sister. They beat Heather Olver and Lauren Smith of England in the finals round with the score 21-7 21-15. In 2015, she also won the Grand Prix tournament at the Russian and Dutch Open. Stoeva competed in the 2015 European Games, winning gold in women's doubles alongside her younger sister
In 2017, Stoevas finished as the runner-up at the Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold tournament, they lost to Chinese pair Chen Qingchen and Jia Yifan in the straight games. The sisters also won the silver medal at the European Championships.
|2015||Baku Sports Hall,
|Stefani Stoeva|| Ekaterina Bolotova
|2018||Palacio de Deportes de Huelva,
|Stefani Stoeva|| Émilie Lefel
|Stefani Stoeva|| Kamilla Rytter Juhl
|11–21, 21–15, 11–21||Silver|
European Junior ChampionshipsEdit
|2013||ASKI Sport Hall,
|Stefani Stoeva|| Julie Finne-Ipsen
Rikke Soby Hansen
BWF World Tour (5 titles, 3 runners-up)Edit
The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018, is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tour is divided into six levels, namely World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300 (part of the HSBC World Tour), and the BWF Tour Super 100.
|2020||Spain Masters||Super 300||Stefani Stoeva|| Greysia Polii
|21–18, 20–22, 17–21||Runner-up|
|2019||Dutch Open||Super 100||Stefani Stoeva|| Rin Iwanaga
|2018||Scottish Open||Super 100||Stefani Stoeva|| Émilie Lefel
|2018||SaarLorLux Open||Super 100||Stefani Stoeva|| Ni Ketut Mahadewi Istirani
Rizki Amelia Pradipta
|22–20, 15–21, 21–19||Winner|
|2018||French Open||Super 750||Stefani Stoeva|| Mayu Matsumoto
|2018||Dutch Open||Super 100||Stefani Stoeva|| Selena Piek
|2018||Orleans Masters||Super 100||Stefani Stoeva|| Delphine Delrue
|2018||Swiss Open||Super 300||Stefani Stoeva|| Ayako Sakuramoto
|21–19, 15–21, 18–21||Runner-up|
BWF Grand Prix (3 titles, 3 runners-up)Edit
|2017||Swiss Open||Stefani Stoeva|| Chen Qingchen
|2016||Dutch Open||Stefani Stoeva|| Setyana Mapasa
|21-17, 17-21, 16-21||Runner-up|
|2015||Dutch Open||Stefani Stoeva|| Eefje Muskens
|2015||Russian Open||Stefani Stoeva|| Johanna Goliszewski
|2014||Scottish Open||Stefani Stoeva|| Heather Olver
|2014||Brasil Open||Stefani Stoeva|| Johanna Goliszewski
|5-11, 7-11, 11-4, 10-11||Runner-up|
BWF International Challenge/Series (24 titles, 6 runners-up)Edit
|2014||Turkey International||Markus Fernaldi Gideon|| Jones Rafli Jansen
Cisita Joity Jansen
|21–17, 17–21, 12–21||Runner-up|
|2013||Turkey International||Anton Kaisti|| Vasily Kuznetsov
|2013||Bulgaria Eurasia Open||Anton Kaisti|| Marvin Emil Seidel
|19–21, 21–9, 21–18||Winner|
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- "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.