Katerina Maleeva


Residence: Sofia, Bulgaria
Birthdate: May 7, 1969
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria
Height: 5 6 (1.67 m)
Weight: 122 lbs. (55 k)
Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Status: Retired (1997)

COREL WTA TOUR singles titles: 11
ITF Women s Circuit singles titles: 1

GRAND SLAM HISTORY - SINGLES
               96  95  94  93  92  91  90  89  88  87  86  85
AUSTRALIAN -- 1r 1r 4r 4r QF QF -- -- -- -- 3r
ROLAND GARROS -- 1r 2r 4r 2r 3r QF 4r 1r 4r 4r 3r
WIMBLEDON -- 1r 1r 1r QF 4r QF -- 4r 1r 3r 1r
UNITED STATES -- -- 2r QF 3r 3r 4r 2r QF 3r 3r 1r

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS - SINGLES
WINNER: 1994 - Quebec City; 1991 - Indianapolis; 1990 - Houston; 1989 - Indianapolis,
Bayonne, Bastad; 1988 - Indianapolis; 1987 - Japan Open, Athens; 1985 - Hilversum,
Seabrook; 1984 - Futures/Lyon-FRA
FINALIST: 1993 - Quebec City; 1991 - Canadian Open, Washington, DC; 1990 - Tampa,
Canadian Open; 1989 - Sofia; 1988 - U.S. Hardcourts, Hamburg; 1985 - Orlando

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS - DOUBLES
WINNER: 1992 - Essen (w/Rittner); 1985 - U.S. Clay Courts (w/Man. Maleeva)
FINALIST: 1994 - U.S. Open (w/R. White); 1993 - Quebec City (w/Tauziat); 1992 - Italian
Open (w/Rittner); 1989 Bastad (w/Goles); 1988 - Belgian Open (w/Reggi), Sofia
(w/Goles); 1987 - Pan Pacific (w/Man. Maleeva); 1986 - Pan Pacific (w/Man. Maleeva)
QUARTERFINALIST: 1995 - Lipton (w/Medvedeva)

ADDITIONAL: Bulgarian Olympic Team 1988, 1992, 1996. Bulgarian Fed Cup Team 1984-87,
89, 91-95.

QUICK FACTS


PERSONAL
Married coach Georgi Stolmenov in Sofia, Bulgaria, on July 9, 1994... Father, George,
is an electronics professor at Sofia University; mother, Youlia Berberian, was a nine-
time tennis champion of Bulgaria and played on the 1968 Fed Cup Team for Bulgaria;
younger sister, Magdalena, also plays on tour; sister, Manuela, retired from tour in
1994... Enjoys music, especially Elton John and U2... Likes to read, cook and horseback
ride.

COREL WTA TOUR RANKING (SEASON-ENDING, SINGLES)
1996-217
1995-278
1994-36
1993-22
1992-16
1991-11
1990-6
1989-15
1988-11
1987-13
1986-28
1985-28
1984-93

Highest Singles Ranking: No. 6 (July 9-July 22, 1990; August 6-August 19, 1990; August
27-September 9, 1990; September 17-23, 1990; November 12, 1990-January 13, 1991)








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