Podcast in English
Bulgarian National Radio © 2022 All Rights Reserved

Bulgarian teenager tops Tennis Europe junior rankings

Photo: bgtennis.bg

14-year-old Ivan Ivanov is now at the top of the rankings of Tennis Europe for U14 Boys category. In May, Ivanov won two Tennis Europe tournaments in Bulgaria. He triumphed with the titles in the singles among the juniors at the strong tournament for the 14 & Under category in Burgas and at the international tennis tournament Santa Marina Junior Cup in Sozopol for athletes under 16. 

Ivanov trains at the Varna-based tennis club "Super Sport" with Tihomir and Kristin Grozdanov. He also periodically goes for training at the Rafael Nadal Academy.

Two more young Bulgarian tennis player are in the top 100 in the rankings for teenagers under 14 years of age. Dimitar Kisimov is 67 and Alexander Tolev is 82.

Listen to the daily news from Bulgaria presented in "Bulgaria Today" podcast, available in Spotify.

More from category

Beloslava Krasteva in a winning game vs Israel

Bulgaria’s women’s team comes 9th at Chess Olympiad

Bulgaria’s women’s national team finished 9 th at the 44nd Chess Olympiad in Chennai, India. The young Bulgarian team with members Nurgyul Salimova, Gergana Peycheva, Beloslava Krasteva, Gabriela Antova and Viktoria Radeva ended their..

published on 8/9/22 4:32 PM
Viktoriya Tomova

Viktoriya Tomova makes debut in WTA top 100 rankings

Bulgaria’s top female tennis player Viktoriya Tomova has made her official debut in the WTO top 100 rankings, climbing 9 notches to reach 99 th position. This is due to the fact that the 27-year old tennis player from Bulgaria reached the..

published on 8/8/22 11:53 AM
Plamena Mitkova

Plamena Mitkova wins gold medal at the U20 World Athletics Championships

Plamena Mitkova won the long jump title at the World U20 Athletics Championships in Cali , Colombia. She earned the gold medal with a personal best of 6.66 m achieved on her third attempt. This is the first title for Bulgaria at the World Youth..

published on 8/6/22 12:14 PM