Dia Evtimova

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Dia Evtimova
Диа Евтимова
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Country  Bulgaria
Residence Haskovo, Bulgaria
Born (1987-04-30) 30 April 1987 (age 27)
Sofia, Bulgaria
Height 1.68m
Turned pro 2005
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $187,169
Singles
Career record 354-271
Career titles 0 WTA, 7 ITF
Highest ranking No. 145 (31 October 2011)
Current ranking No. 295 (19 May 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q1 (2012)
French Open Q1 (2012)
Wimbledon Q1 (2012)
US Open Q3 (2012)
Doubles
Career record 82-76
Career titles 0 WTA, 5 ITF
Highest ranking No. 232 (12 May 2014)
Current ranking No. 234 (19 May 2014)
Last updated on: 19 May 2014.

Dia Evtimova (Bulgarian: Диа Евтимова) (born 30 April 1987) is a professional Bulgarian tennis player. On 31 October 2011, she reached her highest WTA singles ranking of 145 whilst her best doubles ranking was 232 on 12 May 2014.[1] In 2010, she qualified for the Internationaux de Strasbourg where she was defeated by Maria Sharapova in the second round.[2] In 2011, she qualified for the Gastein Ladies where she reached her first WTA quarterfinal, but there she lost to Patricia Mayr-Achleitner. She has also played for the Bulgarian Fed Cup team, with a current 14–12 record.[3]

ITF Circuit finals: 30 (12–18)[edit]

Singles: 18 (7–11)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 28 August 2005 Slovenia Maribor, Slovenia Clay Sweden Mari Andersson 5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 2 October 2005 Greece Volos, Greece Carpet Austria Patricia Mayr 4–6, 6–7(5–7)
Runner-up 3. 4 June 2006 Bulgaria Rousse, Bulgaria Clay Bulgaria Maria Penkova 7–5, 4–6, 1–6
Winner 4. 11 June 2006 Bulgaria Haskovo, Bulgaria Clay Greece Anna Gerasimou 6–4, 6–7(5–7), 6–3
Runner-up 5. 27 August 2006 Slovenia Maribor, Slovenia Clay Slovenia Andreja Klepač 4–6, 6–2, 3–6
Winner 6. 3 September 2006 Serbia Palić, Serbia & Montenegro Clay Czech Republic Iveta Gerlová 6–0, 6–4
Runner-up 7. 1 October 2006 Serbia and Montenegro Podgorica, Serbia & Montenegro Clay Serbia and Montenegro Ana Veselinović 4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 8. 1 July 2007 Romania Bucharest, Romania Clay Germany Julia Görges 0–6, 1–6
Runner-up 9. 15 March 2009 Italy Rome, Italy Clay Poland Karolina Kosińska 2–6, 6–3, 4–6
Runner-up 10. 26 July 2009 Romania Bucharest, Romania Clay Romania Elena Bogdan 3–6, 1–6
Winner 11. 27 September 2009 Bulgaria Sandanski, Bulgaria Clay Bulgaria Tanya Germanlieva 6–3, 6–0
Runner-up 12. 4 October 2009 Bulgaria Dobrich, Bulgaria Clay Romania Simona Matei 2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 13. 18 October 2009 Spain Madrid, Spain Clay Italy Anna Floris 1–6, 3–6
Winner 14. 27 February 2011 Turkey Antalya, Turkey Clay France Marion Gaud 6–3, 6–4
Winner 15. 2 July 2011 Sweden Ystad, Sweden Clay Slovakia Jana Čepelová 6–3, 6–4
Winner 16. 17 September 2011 Croatia Zagreb, Croatia Clay Russia Anastasia Pivovarova 6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 17. 5 May 2013 United States Indian Harbour Beach, USA Clay Slovenia Petra Rampre 0–6, 1–6
Winner 18. 20 October 2013 Bulgaria Burgas, Bulgaria Clay Bulgaria Viktoriya Tomova 6–1, 6–2

Doubles: 12 (5–7)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winners 1. 4 June 2006 Bulgaria Rousse, Bulgaria Clay Norway Karoline Borgersen Bulgaria Biljana Pawlowa-Dimitrova
Bulgaria Nadejda Vassileva
6–0, 6–0
Runners-up 2. 11 June 2006 Bulgaria Haskovo, Bulgaria Clay Italy Nicole Clerico Portugal Rita Esteves de Freitas
Serbia and Montenegro Neda Kozić
4–6, 4–6
Winners 3. 30 July 2006 Germany Horb, Germany Clay Croatia Josipa Bek Germany Julia Görges
Germany Lydia Steinbach
3–6, 6–3, 6–3
Runners-up 4. 27 August 2006 Slovenia Maribor, Slovenia Clay Slovenia Maša Zec Peškirič Romania Diana Enache
Romania Antonia-Xenia Tout
W/O
Runners-up 5. 13 September 2009 Bulgaria Rousse, Bulgaria Clay Denmark Malou Ejdesgaard Romania Ioana Ivan
Romania Simona Matei
1–6, 4–6
Runners-up 6. 28 June 2013 France Périgueux, France Clay Netherlands Anna Katalina Alzate Esmurzaeva Slovakia Michaela Hončová
France Laura Thorpe
6–7(3–7), 1–6
Runners-up 7. 5 July 2013 France Denain, France Clay Romania Laura-Ioana Andrei Argentina Tatiana Búa
Spain Arabela Fernández Rabener
5–7, 2–6
Winners 8. 26 July 2013 Turkey Istanbul, Turkey Hard Turkey Melis Sezer Ukraine Khristina Kazimova
Ukraine Vladyslava Zanosiyenko
7–5, 6–3
Winners 9. 13 September 2013 Bulgaria Sofia, Bulgaria Clay Bulgaria Viktoriya Tomova Spain Beatriz García Vidagany
Hungary Réka-Luca Jani
6–4, 2–6, [10–6]
Winners 10. 19 October 2013 Bulgaria Burgas, Bulgaria Clay Bulgaria Viktoriya Tomova Italy Federica Arcidiacono
Bulgaria Julia Terziyska
6–4, 6–3
Runners-up 11. 20 December 2013 Mexico Mérida, Mexico Hard United States Chieh-Yu Hsu Serbia Barbara Bonić
Sweden Hilda Melander
3–6, 5–7
Runners-up 12. 12 April 2014 United States Pelham, USA Clay Belarus Ilona Kremen United States Danielle Lao
United States Keri Wong
6–1, 4–6, [7–10]

Fed Cup[edit]

Dia Evtimova debuted for the Bulgaria Fed Cup team in 2007. Since then she has a 7–10 singles record and a 7–2 doubles record (14–12 overall).

Singles (7–10)[edit]

Edition Round Date Against Surface Opponent W/L Result
2007 Europe/Africa Group I RR 18 April 2007  Great Britain Clay United Kingdom Elena Baltacha L 6–4, 4–6, 6–8
19 April 2007  Poland Poland Urszula Radwańska L 1–6, 3–6
20 April 2007  Luxembourg Luxembourg Mandy Minella L 3–6, 7–5, 3–6
RPO 21 April 2007  Lithuania Lithuania Julija Gotovskyte W 6–1, 3–0, Ret.
2008 Europe/Africa Group I RR 30 January 2008  Portugal Carpet (I) Portugal Ana-Catarina Nogueira W 6–2, 7–5
31 January 2008  Luxembourg Luxembourg Mandy Minella L 3–6, 7–6(7–2), 3–6
1 February 2008  Netherlands Netherlands Renee Rainhard L 0–6, 3–6
PO 2 February 2008  Hungary Hungary Ágnes Szávay L 0–6, 0–6
2010 Europe/Africa Group I RR 3 February 2010  Netherlands Hard (I) Netherlands Chayenne Ewijk L 1–6, 7–6(8–6), 2–6
4 February 2010  Israel Israel Keren Shlomo W 6–0, 6–3
RPO 6 February 2010  Portugal Portugal Neuza Silva W 6–1, 6–1
2011 Europe/Africa Group I RR 3 February 2011  Luxembourg Hard Luxembourg Anne Kremer L 3–6, 3–6
RPO 5 February 2011  Latvia Latvia Irina Kuzmina W 5–7, 6–3, 6–3
2012 Europe/Africa Group I PO 4 February 2012  Portugal Hard Portugal Michelle Larcher de Brito L 1–6, 1–6
2013 Europe/Africa Group I RR 7 February 2013  Netherlands Hard Netherlands Richèl Hogenkamp W 4–6, 6–4, 6–2
9 February 2013  Slovenia Slovenia Tina Rupert W 6–1, 6–0
PPO 10 February 2013  Great Britain United Kingdom Laura Robson L 0–6, 4–6

Doubles (7–2)[edit]

Edition Round Date Partner Against Surface Opponents W/L Result
2007 Europe/Africa Group I RR 20 April 2007 Bulgaria Dessislava Mladenova  Luxembourg Clay Luxembourg Mandy Minella
Luxembourg Lynn Philippe
W 3–6, 7–6(7–3), 0–1, Ret.
2008 Europe/Africa Group I RR 30 January 2008 Bulgaria Tsvetana Pironkova  Portugal Carpet (I) Portugal Magali de Lattre
Portugal Maria João Koehler
W 6–1, 6–2
31 January 2008 Bulgaria Tsvetana Pironkova  Luxembourg Luxembourg Mandy Minella
Luxembourg Claudine Schaul
W 6–4, 6–3
2010 Europe/Africa Group I RR 3 February 2010 Bulgaria Tsvetana Pironkova  Netherlands Hard (I) Netherlands Richèl Hogenkamp
Netherlands Nicole Thijssen
W 7–5, 5–7, 6–2
4 February 2010 Bulgaria Tsvetana Pironkova  Israel Israel Julia Glushko
Israel Shahar Pe'er
L 2–6, 5–7
2011 Europe/Africa Group I RR 4 February 2011 Bulgaria Magdalena Maleeva  Israel Hard Israel Valeriya Patiuk
Israel Keren Shlomo
W 6–3, 6–4
2012 Europe/Africa Group I RR 1 February 2012 Bulgaria Tsvetana Pironkova  Estonia Hard Estonia Eva Paalma
Estonia Tatjana Vorobjova
W W/O
3 February 2012 Bulgaria Tsvetana Pironkova  Austria Austria Patricia Mayr
Austria Yvonne Meusburger
L 1–6, 2–6
2013 Europe/Africa Group I RR 8 February 2013 Bulgaria Isabella Shinikova  Luxembourg Hard Luxembourg Laura Correia
Luxembourg Tiffany Cornelius
W 6–2, 6–2
  • RR = Round Robin
  • RPO = Relegation Play-off
  • W/O = Walk over

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dia Evtimova's Biography at ITFTennis". http://www.itftennis.com. 11 November 2010. Retrieved 11 November 2010. 
  2. ^ Watterson, Johnny (20 May 2010). "In-form Niland braced for major test". Irish Times. Retrieved 16 October 2010. "Meanwhile, top-seed Maria Sharapova dispatched qualifier Dia Evtimova 6–3 6–0 in the second round of the Internationaux de Strasbourg yesterday." 
  3. ^ http://www.fedcup.com/en/players/player/profile.aspx?playerid=100004181

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