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Tennis: Tsvetana Pironkova qualifies for Australian Open

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At the qualifiers for the Australian Open, which were transferred to Dubai over the coronavirus, Bulgaria’s top tennis player Tsvetana Pironkova won versus Margarita Gasparyan (Russia) by 6-3, 7-5 and earned a place in the first for the year Grand Slam tournament in Melbourne next month.

After this victory the 33-year old Bulgarian player earned 100,000 Australian dollars and 40 points for the world rankings, in which she now occupies 136th position.

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