Manuela hits a forheand during her semifinal match at Us Open'93. Young Manuela Maleeva. A signed photo of Manuela (from the Plovdiv Fair). Manuela with her fave sparing partner - Edi Derderyan. Manuela Maleeva says goodbye, Osaka'94. Who's that girl? Manuela Maleeva - the first Bulgarian tennis player to win a tennis medal at Olympic Games - Seul'88. Manuela and Chris Evert, after Manuela had beaten her (thus becoming the only 7th player in the world to beat Chris on clay by that time). Not all matches are easy, I guess.