Pironkova Drops Out of US Open in 2nd Round

Politics » DOMESTIC | September 1, 2016, Thursday // 10:02
Bulgaria: Pironkova Drops Out of US Open in 2nd Round ohanna Konta of Great Britain hits a return to Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria on the third day of the US Open Tennis Championships at the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York, US, August 31, 2016. File photo, BGNES

Bulgaria's highest-ranking female tennis player Tsvetana Pironkova on Wednesday suffered a defeat in the second round of US Open, failing to make it past Johanna Konta of the UK.

Pironkova lost to the world's No 14 2:6, 7:5, 2:6.

The game, which went on for over two and a half hours, was interrupted twice as Konta had to receive medical assistance.

US Open was the last Grand Slam tournament for the year.

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