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Svetlana Krivencheva

Residence: Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Birthdate: December 30, 1973
Birthplace: Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Height: 5' 11" (1.80 m)
Weight: 149 lbs. (67 kg)
Plays: Right-handed
(two-handed backhand)
Status: Pro (1991)

Sanex WTA TOUR singles titles: 0
Sanex WTA TOUR doubles titles: 0
Grand Slam titles: 0
ITF Women's Circuit titles: 2


Svetlana Kriventcheva is one of the most famous Bulgarian Tennis players. She was born in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, where her residence still is. However, she spends most of the year in the USA, where she plays most of the tournaments. Svetlana is not quite known for her singles play, but for her doubles. She was a constant top 100 player in the doubles, and 200 of the singles, however, she had some accidents, which prevented her to play. Kriventcheva had reached several times the third round of the doubles at the US Open,Australian Open etc, she was playing for the Bulgarian Fed Cup team as well. Kriventcheva was a Bulgarian Champion. Most of the year 2001, Kriventcheva was playing in the USA, she had some good performances. She menaged to return close to the top 200 in the singles (She is currntly 210). At the Australian Open 1998 debuted for the first time on a Grand Slam reach the maindraw, passed three qualifying round ... the second of them was the hardest, three hours under the hot Austaralian sun ... virtually won the match vs Langrova in three sets.

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