For a second consecutive time Bulgaria is hosting the European Beach Tennis Championships. The tournament is underway in the Santa Marina holiday village in Sozopol on the Black Sea with the participation of 112 couples from 22 countries. The favorite for the first place is Italy’s team which became world champion in Moscow. Their strongest rival is the team of Russia, the world’s vice champion. Bulgaria’s beach tennis players hope to improve their rankings compared to the previous European championships.
Bulgarians Sesil Karatantcheva and Elitsa Kostova have made it to the semifinals of the hard court tennis tournament in Las Vegas, USA, with a prize fund worth 60,000 USD. Seventh seeded Karatantcheva won a landslide victory 6:0, 6:1 over..
Bulgarian athlete Denislav Ivanov won the title in the 66 kg category of the Junior European Judo Championships in Maribor, Slovenia. Ivanov whose coach is Emil Damyanov, won the match for the title for less than 2 minutes achieving an ippon..
Bulgaria’s football champion Ludogorets (Razgrad) drew 0:0 against Istanbul Basaksehir in its first match in Europa League Group C. In the other match of Group C Hoffenheim lost surprisingly 1:2 to Braga at home. Ludogorets is to face the German team..