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List of the best tennis players from Bulgaria, listed by popularity with photos of the players when available. Bulgaria has produced some very talented tennis players over the years, including both men and women. These are some of the most talented Bulgarian tennis players to ever live, so if you're a native of Bulgaria and are aspiring to play tennis professionally then these people should be your idols. If you're searching for a particular popular tennis player from Bulgaria then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List is made up of players like Manuela Maleeva and Dessislava Mladenova.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Bulgarian tennis players?" and "Who is the best Bulgarian tennis player of all time?"

You can click on the names of these legendary tennis players of Bulgaria in order to get more information about each one. If you play tennis or just love the sport then use this list of talented Bulgarian tennis players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.
Grigor Dimitrov is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Bulgaria
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Grigor Dimitrov


Grigor Dimitrov is a Bulgarian professional tennis player. His career-high ATP singles ranking is world No. 8, which he achieved in August 2014, shortly after reaching the semifinals of Wimbledon. Dimitrov is the most successful Bulgarian male tennis player, both in terms of ranking reached — he is ...more

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Birthplace: Haskovo, Bulgaria

Nationality: Bulgaria

Year Turned Pro: 2008

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Magdalena Maleeva is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Bulgaria
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Magdalena Maleeva


Magdalena Maleeva is a Bulgarian former tennis player. She played on the WTA tour competing in singles and doubles, from April 1989 to October 2005. Her best position in the WTA Tour was no. 4 between 29 January to 4 February 1996. ...more

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Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria

Year Turned Pro: 1989-04

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#95 on The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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Tsvetana Pironkova is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Bulgaria
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Tsvetana Pironkova


Tsvetana Pironkova is a Bulgarian tennis player and the current no. 1 Bulgarian in the WTA rankings. Pironkova is right-handed and plays with a two-handed backhand. She is best known for reaching the semifinals of Wimbledon in 2010 and the quarterfinals the following year, and for defeating Venus ...more

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Birthplace: Plovdiv, Yuzhen tsentralen, Bulgaria

Nationality: Bulgaria

Year Turned Pro: 2002

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Manuela Maleeva is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tennis Players from Bulgaria
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Manuela Maleeva


Manuela Georgieva Maleeva-Fragniere is a Bulgarian former professional tennis player. She played on the Women's Tennis Association tour between 1982 and 1994. Through her marriage Maleeva began representing Switzerland officially from January 1990 until her retirement in February 1994. ...more

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Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria

Nationality: Bulgaria

Year Turned Pro: 1982

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#82 on The Greatest Womens Tennis Players of All Time

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