Viktoriya Tomova

Viktoriya Konstantinova Tomova (Bulgarian: Виктория Константинова Томова, born 25 February 1995) is a professional Bulgarian tennis player. On 16 July 2018, she reached her highest WTA singles ranking of world No. 128 whilst her best doubles ranking was No. 254 on 11 August 2014.[1] She also plays for the Bulgaria Fed Cup team with a current win/loss record of 9–10.

Viktoriya Tomova
Виктория Томова
2017 US Open Tennis - Qualifying Rounds - Viktoriya Tomova (BUL) def. Polona Hercog (SLO) (36912583261).jpg
Tomova at the 2017 US Open
Country (sports) Bulgaria
ResidenceSofia, Bulgaria
Born (1995-02-25) 25 February 1995 (age 25)
Sofia
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro2009
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$626,530
Singles
Career record347–227 (60.5%)
Career titles16 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 128 (16 July 2018)
Current rankingNo. 136 (26 October 2020)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2018)
French OpenQ2 (2018)
Wimbledon2R (2018)
US Open1R (2020)
Doubles
Career record90–60 (60.0%)
Career titles12 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 254 (11 August 2014)
Team competitions
Fed Cup9–10 (47.4%)
Last updated on: 28 October 2020.

Professional careerEdit

2016Edit

In July 2016, Tomova reached the biggest final of her career so far at Europe Tennis Center Ladies Open, losing to fellow Bulgarian Elitsa Kostova. The following week she failed to qualify for Bucharest Open, losing in the final qualifying round to Nadia Podoroska. Tomova made her debut at US Open qualifying draw reaching qualifying competition. Tomova finished the year as No. 152 in the world.

2017Edit

Tomova started the season with a loss to Elitsa Kostova at the qualifying draw of the Brisbane International and then she lost in the first round of qualifying draw in Sydney. At her debut at Australian open, she lost in the qualifying competition to Eri Hozumi. At her Wimbledon debut she fell in the first round of the qualifying competition. In July, she scored her biggest win so far defeating Julia Görges in the first round of Swedish Open. At the US Open she lost at the qualifying competition. In October, she managed to qualify for the Linz Open, where she lost to last year's finalist Viktorija Golubic in three sets.

2018Edit

Tomova made her debut in the main draw of a Grand Slam tournament, coming through qualifying rounds at the Australian Open as a lucky loser, but then lost in straight sets to Nicole Gibbs. At the French Open, she lost in the second round of qualifying competition. She made her main-draw debut at Wimbledon, going through qualifying and defeating Tereza Smitková. She lost to Serena Williams in the second round, in straight sets.

2020Edit

Tomova tested positive for COVID-19 while staying in Palermo, Italy, for a prospective tournament.[2]

Grand Slam performance timelineEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (P) postponed; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

SinglesEdit

Tournament 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 SR W–L
Australian Open A Q3 1R Q1 Q2 0 / 1 0–1
French Open A Q1 Q2 Q1 Q1 0 / 0 0–0
Wimbledon A Q1 2R Q1 NH 1 / 1 1–1
US Open Q3 Q3 Q1 Q1 1R 0 / 1 0–1
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 1–2 0–0 0–1 0 / 3 1–3

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles: 23 (16 titles, 7 runner–ups)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Sep 2010 ITF Sarajevo, BiH 10,000 Clay   Ani Mijačika 1–6, 2–6
Win 1–1 Nov 2011 ITF Monastir, Tunisia 10,000 Hard   Klaudia Boczová 3–1 ret.
Win 2–1 Sep 2012 ITF Varna, Bulgaria 10,000 Clay   Anastasiya Vasylyeva 6–1, 6–4
Win 3–1 Jul 2013 ITF Prokuplje, Serbia 10,000 Clay   Xenia Knoll 7–6(7–2), 6–2
Loss 3–2 Oct 2013 ITF Burgas, Bulgaria 10,000 Clay   Dia Evtimova 1–6, 2–6
Win 4–2 Apr 2014 ITF Bol, Croatia 10,000 Clay   Iva Mekovec 6–1, 6–2
Loss 4–3 May 2014 ITF Bol, Croatia 10,000 Clay   Lara Michel 4–6, 3–6
Win 5–3 Jun 2014 ITF Sarajevo, BiH 15,000 Clay   Eleanor Dean 6–4, 6–3
Win 6–3 Nov 2014 ITF Sousse, Tunisia 10,000 Hard   Nicole Melichar 6–3, 6–2
Win 7–3 Nov 2015 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard   Margot Yerolymos 6–3, 6–2
Win 8–3 Nov 2015 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard   Nina Alibalić 3–6, 6–3, 6–3
Loss 8–4 Jan 2016 ITF Antalya, Turkey 10,000 Clay   Ekaterine Gorgodze 4–6, 0–6
Win 9–4 Mar 2016 ITF Antalya, Turkey 10,000 Clay   Susanne Celik 4–6, 6–2, 7–5
Win 10–4 Apr 2016 ITF Antalya, Turkey 10,000 Hard   Caroline Romeo 6–0, 6–4
Win 11–4 Apr 2016 ITF Antalya, Turkey 10,000 Hard   Viktória Kužmová 7–6(7–5), 6–2
Win 12–4 Jun 2016 Szeged Open, Hungary 50,000 Clay   Maria Sakkari 4–6, 6–0, 6–4
Loss 12–5 Jul 2016 Budapest Open, Hungary 100,000 Clay   Elitsa Kostova 0–6, 6–7(3–7)
Loss 12–6 Sep 2016 Allianz Cup Sofia, Bulgaria 25,000 Clay   Viktoria Kamenskaya 4–6, 7–6(7–5), 0–6
Win 13–6 Apr 2017 ITF İstanbul, Turkey 25,000 Hard (i)   Viktória Kužmová 6–4, 4–6, 6–2
Win 14–6 Sep 2017 ITF Sofia, Bulgaria 25,000 Clay   Jessica Pieri 7–6(9–7), 4–6, 6–3
Win 15–6 Jul 2019 Open de Biarritz, France 80,000 Clay   Danka Kovinić 6–2, 5–7, 7–5
Loss 15–7 Feb 2020 ITF Glasgow, United Kingdom 25,000 Hard (i)   Clara Tauson 4–6, 0–6
Win 16–7 Mar 2020 ITF Sunderland, United Kingdom 25,000 Hard (i)   Emma Raducanu 4–6, 6–4, 6–3

Doubles: 20 (12 titles, 8 runner–ups)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Nov 2011 ITF Monastir, Tunisia 10,000 Hard   Anita Husarić   Anastasia Kharchenko
  Nicole Melichar
6–3, 5–7, [10–5]
Loss 1–1 Sep 2012 ITF Varna, Bulgaria 10,000 Clay   Borislava Botusharova   Michaela Boev
  Anastasiya Vasylyeva
1–6, 5–7
Win 2–1 Jun 2013 ITF Niš, Serbia 10,000 Clay   Viktorija Rajicic   Tjaša Šrimpf
  Nerma Caluk
6–1, 6–2
Win 3–1 Jun 2013 ITF Prokuplje, Serbia 10,000 Clay   Viktorija Rajicic   Ema Mikulčić
  Dejana Raickovic
6–2, 7–5
Loss 3–2 Jul 2013 ITF Prokuplje, Serbia 10,000 Clay   Viktorija Rajicic   Dalia Zafirova
  Lina Gjorcheska
3–6, 0–6
Win 4–2 Sep 2013 Allianz Cup Sofia, Bulgaria 25,000 Clay   Dia Evtimova   Beatriz García Vidagany
  Réka Luca Jani
6–4, 2–6, [10–6]
Win 5–2 Oct 2013 ITF Burgas, Bulgaria 10,000 Clay   Dia Evtimova   Federica Arcidiacono
  Julia Terziyska
6–4, 6–3
Loss 5–3 Jan 2014 ITF Sunderland, Great Britain 25,000 Hard (i)   Ágnes Bukta   Jocelyn Rae
  Anna Smith
1–6, 1–6
Loss 5–4 Feb 2014 ITF Tallinn, Estonia 15,000 Hard (i)   Ágnes Bukta   Sofia Shapatava
  Maša Zec Peškirič
4–6, 6–7(4–7)
Win 6–4 Apr 2014 ITF Šibenik, Croatia 10,000 Clay   Ágnes Bukta   Eva Rutarová
  Karolína Stuchlá
7–6(14–12), 6–1
Win 7–4 Apr 2014 ITF Bol, Croatia 10,000 Clay   Ágnes Bukta   Karolína Stuchlá
  Carla Touly
6–2, 6–1
Win 8–4 May 2014 ITF Bol, Croatia 10,000 Clay   Ema Mikulčić   Justine De Sutter
  Monique Zuur
6–3, 6–1
Win 9–4 Jun 2014 ITF Sarajevo, BiH 15,000 Clay   Barbora Krejčíková   Carolin Daniels
  Melis Sezer
7–6(7–3), 6–2
Win 10–4 Jun 2014 ITF Amstelveen, Netherlands 10,000 Hard   Bernarda Pera   Tatiana Búa
  Beatriz Haddad Maia
6–0, 2–1 ret.
Loss 10–5 Nov 2015 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard   Karin Kennel   Eleni Christofi
  Vlada Ekshibarova
6–4, 3–6, [1–10]
Win 11–5 Nov 2015 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard   Karin Kennel   Helen De Cesare
  Vlada Ekshibarova
6–2, 6–4
Loss 11–6 Feb 2016 ITF Antalya, Turkey 10,000 Clay   Adrijana Lekaj   Dasha Ivanova
  Elena Ruse
6–7(1–7), 1–6
Loss 11–7 Apr 2016 ITF Antalya, Turkey 10,000 Hard   Anastasiya Vasylyeva   Ayla Aksu
  Melis Sezer
3–6, 3–6
Win 12–7 Apr 2016 ITF Antalya, Turkey 10,000 Hard   Harriet Dart   Ani Amiraghyan
  Daiana Negreanu
w/o
Loss 12–8 Sep 2016 ITF Sofia, Bulgaria 25,000 Clay   Lina Gjorcheska   Valentini Grammatikopoulou
  Quirine Lemoine
4–6, 6–4, [6–10]

Year-end rankingsEdit

Year 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Singles 906 852 780 528 397 332 474 152 141 156 159
Doubles 869 353 301 730 397

Fed CupEdit

Viktoriya Tomova debuted in Bulgaria Fed Cup team in 2014; since then she has accumulated a 5–7 singles record and a 4–3 doubles record (9–10 overall).

Singles (1–3)Edit

Edition Round Date Against Surface Opponent W/L Result
2014 Europe/Africa Group I RR 7 February 2014   Belarus Hard (I)   Olga Govortsova L 3–6, 4–6
2015 Europe/Africa Group I PO 7 February 2015   Ukraine Hard (i)   Kateryna Kozlova L 4–6, 0–6
2017 Europe/Africa Group I RR 8 February 2017   Israel Hard (i)   Deniz Khazaniuk W 6–4, 5–7, 6–2
9 February 2017   Serbia Hard (i)   Ivana Jorović L 1–6, 1–6

Doubles (3–1)Edit

Edition Round Date Partner Against Surface Opponents W/L Result
2014 Europe/Africa Group I RR 4 February 2014   Isabella Shinikova   Portugal Hard (i)   Bárbara Luz
  Ines Murta
W 6–2, 7–5
7 February 2014   Elitsa Kostova   Belarus   Ilona Kremen
  Aliaksandra Sasnovich
W 4–6, 6–3, 7–5
2015 Europe/Africa Group I RR 4 February 2015   Dia Evtimova   Portugal Hard (i)   Michelle Larcher de Brito
  Bárbara Luz
W 6–0, 6–3
5 February 2015   Dia Evtimova   Belarus   Aliaksandra Sasnovich
  Vera Lapko
L 5–7, 1–6
  • RR = Round Robin

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Viktoriya Tomova's Biography". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 2010-11-12.
  2. ^ https://www.straitstimes.com/sport/tennis/tennis-player-tests-positive-for-coronavirus-at-wta-palermo-open

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