Gabriela Stoeva

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Gabriela Stoeva
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Personal information
Birth nameGabriela Stoeva
Country Bulgaria
Born (1994-07-15) 15 July 1994 (age 25)[1]
Haskovo, Bulgaria[1]
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Years active2009
HandednessRight
Women's doubles
Highest ranking8 (8 November 2018)
Current ranking11 (10 September 2019[1])
BWF profile

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 a gold medal in the 2015 European Games.[2]

Career[edit]

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.[3] In 2009, she won a bronze medal at the European U-17 Championships in the girls' doubles event partnered with her sister, Stefani Stoeva.[4] And at the 2013 European U-19 Championships, the sister won the gold medal.[5]

Stoeva he 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.[6] In 2015, she also won the Grand Prix tournament at the Russian and Dutch Open.[7] Stoeva competed in the 2015 European Games, winning gold in women's doubles alongside her younger sister[8]

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.[9] The sister also won the silver medal at the European Championships.[10]

Gabriela playing with her sister, Stefani

Achievements[edit]

European Games[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Baku Sports Hall,
Baku, Azerbaijan
Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva Russia Ekaterina Bolotova
Russia Evgeniya Kosetskaya
21–12, 23–21 Gold Gold

European Championships[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Palacio de Deportes de Huelva,
Huelva, Spain
Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva France Émilie Lefel
France Anne Tran
21–12, 21–10 Gold Gold
2017 Sydbank Arena,
Kolding, Denmark
Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl
Denmark Christinna Pedersen
11–21, 21–15, 11–21 Silver Silver

European Junior Championships[edit]

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 ASKI Sport Hall,
Ankara, Turkey
Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva Denmark Julie Finne-Ipsen
Denmark Rikke Soby Hansen
21–11, 21–18 Gold Gold

BWF World Tour[edit]

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[11] is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tour are 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.[12]

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Scottish Open Super 100 Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva France Émilie Lefel
France Anne Tran
21–16, 21–9 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 SaarLorLux Open Super 100 Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva Indonesia Ni Ketut Mahadewi Istirani
Indonesia Rizki Amelia Pradipta
22–20, 15–21, 21–19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 French Open Super 750 Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva Japan Mayu Matsumoto
Japan Wakana Nagahara
14–21, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 Dutch Open Super 100 Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva Netherlands Selena Piek
Netherlands Cheryl Seinen
21–17, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 Orleans Masters Super 100 Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva France Delphine Delrue
France Léa Palermo
21–8, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 Swiss Open Super 300 Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva Japan Ayako Sakuramoto
Japan Yukiko Takahata
21–19, 15–21, 18–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

BWF Grand Prix[edit]

The BWF Grand Prix has two levels, the Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Swiss Open Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva China Chen Qingchen
China Jia Yifan
16-21, 15-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Dutch Open Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva Australia Setyana Mapasa
Australia Gronya Somerville
21-17, 17-21, 16-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Dutch Open Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva Netherlands Eefje Muskens
Netherlands Selena Piek
24–22, 21–15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Russian Open Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva Germany Johanna Goliszewski
Germany Carla Nelte
21–15, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Scottish Open Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva England Heather Olver
England Lauren Smith
21–7, 21–15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Brasil Open Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva Germany Johanna Goliszewski
Germany Carla Nelte
5-11, 7-11, 11-4, 10-11 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Belgian International Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva Canada Rachel Honderich
Canada Kristen Tsai
21–16, 21–15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Spanish International Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva France Émilie Lefel
France Anne Tran
21–8, 21–10 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 Bulgarian Open Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva Denmark Amalie Magelund
Denmark Freja Ravn
21–16, 21–19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2017 Bulgarian Open Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva Turkey Bengisu Ercetin
Turkey Nazlıcan Inci
21–16, 21–12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Turkey International Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva Turkey Ozge Bayrak
Turkey Neslihan Yigit
21–19, 21–12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Italian International Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva Australia Setyana Mapasa
Australia Gronya Somerville
21–19, 18–21, 13–6 Retired 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Irish Open Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva Denmark Julie Finne-Ipsen
Denmark Rikke S. Hansen
21–10, 22–24, 21–9 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Welsh International Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva England Heather Olver
England Lauren Smith
21–10, 22–20 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Bulgarian International Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva United States Eva Lee
United States Paula Lynn Obanana
21–14, 21–10 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Spanish International Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva Russia Anastasia Chervyakova
Russia Olga Morozova
21–16, 21–11 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Orleans International Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva England Heather Olver
England Lauren Smith
22–20, 16–21, 21–9 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Turkey International Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva Turkey Ozge Bayrak
Turkey Neslihan Yigit
21–11, 21–9 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Swiss International Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva Indonesia Meiliana Jauhari
Indonesia Aprilsasi Putri Lejarsar Variella
11–6, 11–5, 11–9 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Spanish Open Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva Scotland Imogen Bankier
Scotland Kirsty Gilmour
21–14, 21–9 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Slovenian International Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva Russia Victoria Dergunova
Russia Olga Morozova
21–16, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Finnish Open Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva Denmark Line Damkjaer Kruse
Denmark Marie Roepke
17–21, 14–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 Orleans International Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva Scotland Imogen Bankier
Bulgaria Petya Nedelcheva
14–21, 7–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 Austrian International Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva Russia Olga Golovanova
Russia Viktoriia Vorobeva
21–17, 20–22, 21–15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Turkey International Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva Turkey Ozge Bayrak
Turkey Neslihan Yigit
21–15, 21–8 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Bulgarian International Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva United States Eva Lee
United States Paula Lynn Obanana
21–15, 21–10 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Belgian International Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva Scotland Imogen Bankier
Bulgaria Petya Nedelcheva
21–13, 11–21, 18–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Bulgarian Eurasia Open Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva Bulgaria Petya Nedelcheva
Bulgaria Dimitria Popstoikova
11–21, 8–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 Turkey International Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva Turkey Ozge Bayrak
Turkey Neslihan Yigit
19–21, 21–14, 23–21 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Bulgarian International Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva Turkey Ozge Bayrak
Turkey Neslihan Yigit
21–9, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Bulgarian Hebar Open Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva Bulgaria Rumiana Ivanova
Bulgaria Dimitria Popstoikova
15–21, 21–14, 21–11 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Banuinvest International Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva Denmark Sandra-Maria Jensen
Denmark Line Kjaersfeldt
19–21, 21–17, 16–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Turkey International Indonesia Markus Fernaldi Gideon Germany Jones Rafli Jansen
Germany Cisita Joity Jansen
21–17, 17–21, 12–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Turkey International Finland Anton Kaisti Russia Vasily Kuznetsov
Russia Viktoriia Vorobeva
21–9, 21–15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Bulgaria Eurasia Open Finland Anton Kaisti Germany Marvin Emil Seidel
Germany Yvonne Li
19–21, 21–9, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Gabriela STOEVA Player Profile". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Retrieved 29 November 2015.
  2. ^ Pavitt, Michael. "Badminton doubles delight for Bulgaria and Denmark as they secure first Baku 2015 European Games golds". Inside the Games. Retrieved 29 November 2015.
  3. ^ "Players: Gabriela Stoeva". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  4. ^ "European U17 Championships, Individuals". Badminton Europe. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  5. ^ "Стефани Стоева с два златни медала на Евро 2013" (in Bulgarian). bTV. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  6. ^ "Scottish Open 2014 Finals – The Lång-est match". Badzine.net. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  7. ^ "Bulgarian Badminton Players Achieve Record Standing in Women's Doubles Ranking". Novinite. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  8. ^ "Bulgaria's Stoevi Sisters Claim Gold at Women's Doubles Badminton in Baku". Novinite. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  9. ^ "The STOEVA sisters back in Basel". Swiss Open. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  10. ^ "England's golden day in Denmark". Badminton Europe. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  11. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  12. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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