Stefani Stoeva

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Stefani Stoeva
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Personal information
Birth nameStefani Stoeva
Country Bulgaria
Born (1995-09-23) 23 September 1995 (age 23)[1]
Galabovo, Bulgaria[1]
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Years active2009
HandednessRight
Women's doubles
Highest ranking8 (8 November 2018)
Current ranking11 (10 September 2019[1])
BWF profile

Stefani Stoeva (Bulgarian: Стефани Стоева; born 23 September 1995) is a Bulgarian badminton player specializing in doubles. Her current partner is her older sister, Gabriela Stoeva. The sisters have won some titles, including a gold medal in the 2015 European Games.[2] Stefani Stoeva has also won some individual titles in women's singles competition.

Career[edit]

Stoeva started playing badminton at age 9 at the Haskovo School Club in 2007. She won gold medals at the U17 European Championships in the girls' singles and doubles.[3] At the 2014 Scottish Open Grand Prix, she won in the women's doubles event, partnered with Gabriela Stoeva. They beat Heather Olver and Lauren Smith of England in the finals round with the score 21-7, 21-15.[4]

In 2015, she won the Dutch Open in women's doubles against the top seeds, World No.7 Eefje Muskens and Selena Piek of Nederlands with the score 24–22, 21–15 in the final.[5] She won the Russian Open against Johanna Goliszewski and Carla Nelte of German 21–15, 21–17.[6] She competed in the European Games, and won gold in the women's doubles alongside her sister.[7]

In 2016, Stoeva competed at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics, but did not advance to the knocked-out stage after placing third in the group D stage.[8]

In 2017, she became the women's doubles runner-up at the Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold. They lost to China pair Chen Qingchen and Jia Yifan with the score 16–21, 15–21.[9] The sisters also won the silver medal at the European Chmpionships.[10]

Achievements[edit]

European Games[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Baku Sports Hall,
Baku, Azerbaijan
Bulgaria Gabriela 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 Gabriela Stoeva France Émilie Lefel
France Anne Tran
21–12, 21–10 Gold Gold
2017 Sydbank Arena,
Kolding, Denmark
Bulgaria Gabriela Stoeva Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl
Denmark Christinna Pedersen
11–21, 21–15, 11–21 Silver Silver

European Junior Championships[edit]

Girls' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2013 ASKI Sport Hall, Ankara, Turkey Denmark Line Kjærsfeldt 21–13, 23–25, 21–19 Gold Gold

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 ASKI Sport Hall, Ankara, Turkey Bulgaria Gabriela 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 Gabriela Stoeva France Émilie Lefel
France Anne Tran
21–16, 21–9 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 SaarLorLux Open Super 100 Bulgaria Gabriela 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 Gabriela Stoeva Japan Mayu Matsumoto
Japan Wakana Nagahara
14–21, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 Dutch Open Super 100 Bulgaria Gabriela Stoeva Netherlands Selena Piek
Netherlands Cheryl Seinen
21–17, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 Orleans Masters Super 100 Bulgaria Gabriela Stoeva France Delphine Delrue
France Léa Palermo
21–8, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 Swiss Open Super 300 Bulgaria Gabriela 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 Gabriela Stoeva China Chen Qingchen
China Jia Yifan
16-21, 15-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Dutch Open Bulgaria Gabriela Stoeva Australia Setyana Mapasa
Australia Gronya Somerville
21-17, 17-21, 16-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Dutch Open Bulgaria Gabriela Stoeva Netherlands Eefje Muskens
Netherlands Selena Piek
24–22, 21–15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Russian Open Bulgaria Gabriela Stoeva Germany Johanna Goliszewski
Germany Carla Nelte
21–15, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Scottish Open Bulgaria Gabriela Stoeva England Heather Olver
England Lauren Smith
21–7, 21–15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Brasil Open Bulgaria Gabriela 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 singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2014 White Nights Bulgaria Petya Nedelcheva 14–21, 17–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 Slovenian International Netherlands Soraya de Visch Eijbergen 21–18, 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Turkey International Turkey Neslihan Yigit 14–21, 21–16, 21–19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Bulgarian Eurasia Open Bulgaria Linda Zetchiri 21–16, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Indonesia International Indonesia Dinar Dyah Ayustine 21–13, 15–21, 12–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 Bulgarian International Bulgaria Petya Nedelcheva 9–21, 18–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 Bulgarian Hebar Open Belarus Alesia Zaitsava 17–21, 21–18, 10–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 Hungarian International Denmark Camilla Sorensen 23–21 21–14 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

Women's doubles

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Stefani 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. ^ "Стефани Стоева еврошампионка по бадминтон" (in Bulgarian). Viasport.bg. Retrieved 9 June 2017.
  4. ^ "Scottish Grand Prix: Robert Blair & Imogen Bankier retain title". BBC News. Retrieved 9 June 2017.
  5. ^ "Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong, Stoeva sisters win Dutch Open". BadmintonPlanet.com. Retrieved 9 June 2017.
  6. ^ "Russian Open 2015 – 3 take first Grand Prix in 3 years". Badzine.net. Retrieved 9 June 2017.
  7. ^ "Stoeva sisters secure first Bulgarian gold". Baku 2015. Retrieved 9 June 2017.
  8. ^ "Olympics-Badminton-Women's doubles Group D results". Reuters. Retrieved 9 June 2017.
  9. ^ "Yonex Swiss Open 2017: Big Wins in Basel". Yonex. Retrieved 9 June 2017.
  10. ^ "England's golden day in Denmark". Badminton Europe. Retrieved 9 June 2017.
  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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