First Round of Indian Wells to Start with Bulgarian Encounter

Sports | March 11, 2015, Wednesday // 15:59
Bulgaria: First Round of Indian Wells to Start with Bulgarian Encounter Bulgaria's top female player Tsvetana Pironkova. Photo: EPA

The first round of the Indian Wells tournament will pit against each other Bulgaria's best female tennis player Tsvetana Pironkova and her fellow national Sesil Karatancheva.

This will be the third official encounter between Pironkova and Karatancheva, so far both of them having exchanged a victory against each other, daily Dnevnik reports.

In the last round of the qualifications Karatancheva defeated Pauline Parmentier from France with 4:6, 7:5, 6:1.

Although the Bulgarian was losing 3:5 in the second set, she made a successful comeback, winning the set and claiming the final victory.

The winner from the Bulgarian encounter will face CoCo Vandeweghe from the USA, who starts her participation directly from the second round of the tournament.

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