Rio 2016: Bulgaria’s Tsvetana Pironkova Drops out of Olympics Tennis Tournament

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Bulgaria: Rio 2016: Bulgaria’s Tsvetana Pironkova Drops out of Olympics Tennis Tournament Tsvetana Pironkova returns to Belinda Bencic of Switzerland during their first round match of the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis Club, in London, 29 June 2016. File photo by EPA/BGNES

Bulgaria’s Tsvetana Pironkova lost to Laura Siegemund (Germany) in the first round of women’s singles of the tennis tournament of the Rio Olympics 2016 on Sunday night.

Siegemund defeated Pironkova 1-6, 6-4, 6-2 in 2.04 hours of play.

The loss was Pironkova’s third in Olympic Games. She had lost in the second round in each of the previous two occasions.

Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov has also ended his participation in the Rio Olympics after losing to Croatia's Marin Cilic on Saturday.

 

 

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