Dia Evtimova

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Dia Evtimova
Диа Евтимова
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Country (sports)  Bulgaria
Residence Haskovo, Bulgaria
Born (1987-04-30) 30 April 1987 (age 30)
Sofia, Bulgaria
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Turned pro 2005
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US$ 233,910
Singles
Career record 472–373
Career titles 0 WTA, 8 ITF
Highest ranking No. 145 (31 October 2011)
Current ranking No. 504 (2 October 2017)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q1 (2012)
French Open Q1 (2012)
Wimbledon Q1 (2012)
US Open Q3 (2012)
Doubles
Career record 154–125
Career titles 0 WTA, 12 ITF
Highest ranking No. 228 (23 June 2014)
Current ranking No. 383 (2 October 2017)
Last updated on: 2 October 2017.

Dia Evtimova (Bulgarian: Диа Евтимова) (born 30 April 1987) is a Bulgarian tennis player. On 31 October 2011, she reached her highest WTA singles ranking of No. 145 whilst her best doubles ranking was No. 228 on 23 June 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 15–20 record.[3]

ITF Finals (19–24)[edit]

Singles (8–15)[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 Score
Runner-up 1. 28 August 2005 Maribor, Slovenia Clay Sweden Mari Andersson 5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 2 October 2005 Volos, Greece Carpet Austria Patricia Mayr-Achleitner 4–6, 6–7(5–7)
Runner-up 3. 4 June 2006 Rousse, Bulgaria Clay Bulgaria Maria Penkova 7–5, 4–6, 1–6
Winner 1. 11 June 2006 Haskovo, Bulgaria Clay Greece Anna Gerasimou 6–4, 6–7(5–7), 6–3
Runner-up 4. 27 August 2006 Maribor, Slovenia Clay Slovenia Andreja Klepač 4–6, 6–2, 3–6
Winner 2. 3 September 2006 Palić, Serbia & Montenegro Clay Czech Republic Iveta Gerlová 6–0, 6–4
Runner-up 5. 1 October 2006 Podgorica, Serbia & Montenegro Clay Serbia and Montenegro Ana Veselinović 4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 6. 1 July 2007 Bucharest, Romania Clay Germany Julia Görges 0–6, 1–6
Runner-up 7. 15 March 2009 Rome, Italy Clay Poland Karolina Kosińska 2–6, 6–3, 4–6
Runner-up 8. 26 July 2009 Bucharest Clay Romania Elena Bogdan 3–6, 1–6
Winner 3. 27 September 2009 Sandanski, Bulgaria Clay Bulgaria Tanya Germanlieva 6–3, 6–0
Runner-up 9. 4 October 2009 Dobrich, Bulgaria Clay Romania Simona Matei 2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 10. 18 October 2009 Madrid, Spain Clay Italy Anna Floris 1–6, 3–6
Winner 4. 27 February 2011 Antalya, Turkey Clay France Marion Gaud 6–3, 6–4
Winner 5. 2 July 2011 Ystad, Sweden Clay Slovakia Jana Čepelová 6–3, 6–4
Winner 6. 17 September 2011 Zagreb, Croatia Clay Russia Anastasia Pivovarova 6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 11. 5 May 2013 Indian Harbour Beach, USA Clay Slovenia Petra Rampre 0–6, 1–6
Winner 7. 20 October 2013 Burgas, Bulgaria Clay Bulgaria Viktoriya Tomova 6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 12. 11 July 2015 Torino, Italy Clay France Alizé Lim 6–3, 4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 13. 11 December 2016 Antalya, Turkey Clay Germany Tayisiya Morderger 5–7, 1–6
Winner 8. 12 February 2017 Antalya, Turkey Clay Russia Valentyna Ivakhnenko w/o
Runner-up 13. 5 November 2017 Antalya, Turkey Clay Russia Ekaterina Vishnevskaya 3–6, 6–0, 5–7
Runner-up 14. 26 November 2017 Antalya, Turkey Clay Ukraine Maryna Chernyshova 6–3, 5–7, 0–6

Doubles (13–13)[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 Score
Winner 1. 4 June 2006 Rousse Clay Norway Karoline Borgersen Bulgaria Biljana Pawlowa-Dimitrova
Bulgaria Nadejda Vassileva
6–0, 6–0
Runner-up 1. 11 June 2006 Haskovo, Bulgaria Clay Italy Nicole Clerico Portugal Rita Esteves de Freitas
Serbia and Montenegro Neda Kozić
4–6, 4–6
Winner 2. 30 July 2006 Horb, Germany Clay Croatia Josipa Bek Germany Julia Görges
Germany Lydia Steinbach
3–6, 6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 27 August 2006 Maribor, Slovenia Clay Slovenia Maša Zec Peškirič Romania Diana Enache
Romania Antonia-Xenia Tout
w/o
Runner-up 3. 13 September 2009 Rousse Clay Denmark Malou Ejdesgaard Romania Ioana Ivan
Romania Simona Matei
1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 4. 28 June 2013 Périgueux, France Clay Netherlands Anna Katalina Alzate Esmurzaeva Slovakia Michaela Hončová
France Laura Thorpe
6–7(3–7), 1–6
Runner-up 5. 5 July 2013 Denain, France Clay Romania Laura-Ioana Andrei Argentina Tatiana Búa
Spain Arabela Fernández Rabener
5–7, 2–6
Winner 3. 26 July 2013 Istanbul, Turkey Hard Turkey Melis Sezer Ukraine Khristina Kazimova
Ukraine Vladyslava Zanosiyenko
7–5, 6–3
Winner 4. 13 September 2013 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay Bulgaria Viktoriya Tomova Spain Beatriz García Vidagany
Hungary Réka-Luca Jani
6–4, 2–6, [10–6]
Winner 5. 19 October 2013 Burgas, Bulgaria Clay Bulgaria Viktoriya Tomova Italy Federica Arcidiacono
Bulgaria Julia Terziyska
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 6. 20 December 2013 Mérida, Mexico Hard United States Chieh-Yu Hsu Serbia Barbara Bonić
Sweden Hilda Melander
3–6, 5–7
Runner-up 7. 12 April 2014 Pelham, United States Clay Belarus Ilona Kremen United States Danielle Lao
United States Keri Wong
6–1, 4–6, [7–10]
Winner 6. 17 July 2015 Bursa, Turkey Clay Bulgaria Isabella Shinikova Argentina Ailen Crespo Azconzábal
Argentina Ana Victoria Gobbi Monllau
6–2, 3–6, [10–7]
Runner-up 8. 14 March 2016 Orlando, United States Clay Bosnia and Herzegovina Ema Burgić Bucko Norway Ulrikke Eikeri
Netherlands Quirine Lemoine
1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 9. 20 June 2016 Ystad, Sweden Clay Austria Pia König Sweden Cornelia Lister
Serbia Nina Stojanović
4–6, 2–6
Winner 7. 25 July 2016 Palić, Serbia Clay Serbia Barbara Bonić Slovenia Nina Potočnik
Czech Republic Petra Krejsová
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 10. 6 November 2016 Antalya, Turkey Clay Estonia Valeria Gorlats Turkey Ayla Aksu
Turkey Melis Sezer
1–6, 6–7(5–7)
Winner 8. 27 November 2016 Antalya, Turkey Clay Turkey Melis Sezer Hungary Ágnes Bukta
Slovakia Vivien Juhászová
6–4, 6–3
Winner 9. 29 January 2017 Antalya, Turkey Clay Bosnia and Herzegovina Jasmina Tinjić Germany Tayisiya Morderger
Germany Yana Morderger
6–4, 6–7(4–7), [10–5]
Winner 10. 4 February 2017 Antalya, Turkey Clay Bosnia and Herzegovina Jasmina Tinjić Germany Tayisiya Morderger
Germany Yana Morderger
2–6, 6–3, [10–8]
Runner-up 11. 19 March 2017 Antalya, Turkey Clay Bosnia and Herzegovina Jasmina Tinjić Russia Anastasia Frolova
Russia Alena Tarasova
5–7, 1–6
Winner 11. 6 August 2017 Istanbul, Turkey Clay Bosnia and Herzegovina Jasmina Tinjić Japan Chihiro Muramatsu
Turkey Melis Sezer
6–4, 6–2
Winner 12. 18 September 2017 Varna, Bulgaria Clay Belgium Michaela Boev United Kingdom Maia Lumsden
Bulgaria Julia Stamatova
2–6, 7–6(7–5), [10–3]
Winner 13. 2 October 2017 Sozopol, Bulgaria Clay Belgium Michaela Boev Bulgaria Julia Stamatova
France Léa Tholey
6–2, 4–6, [16–14]
Runner-up 12. 26 November 2017 Antalya, Turkey Clay Hungary Réka Luca Jani Ukraine Maryna Chernyshova
Belarus Sviatlana Pirazhenka
4-6, 1-6
Runner-up 13. 10 December 2017 Antalya, Turkey Clay Argentina Paula Ormaechea Romania Cristina Dinu
Finland Mia Eklund
3–6, 2–6

Fed Cup[edit]

Dia Evtimova debuted for the Bulgaria Fed Cup team in 2007. Since then she has a 7–12 singles record and a 8–4 doubles record (15–16 overall).

Singles (7–12)[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
2015 Europe/Africa Group I RR 6 February 2015  Georgia Hard Georgia (country) Ekaterine Gorgodze L 4–6, 4–6
PO 7 February 2015  Ukraine Ukraine Elina Svitolina L 2–6, 3–6

Doubles (8–4)[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
2015 Europe/Africa Group I RR 4 February 2015 Bulgaria Viktoriya Tomova  Portugal Hard (I) Portugal Michelle Larcher de Brito
Portugal Bárbara Luz
W 6–0, 6–3
5 February 2015 Bulgaria Viktoriya Tomova  Belarus Belarus Aliaksandra Sasnovich
Belarus Vera Lapko
L 5–7, 1–6
6 February 2015 Bulgaria Elitsa Kostova  Georgia Georgia (country) Sofia Shapatava
Georgia (country) Oksana Kalashnikova
L 3–6, 2–6
  • RR = Round Robin
  • RPO = Relegation Play-off
  • w/o = walk over

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dia Evtimova's Biography". International Tennis Federation. 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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