Athlete Info


I am a 19-year-old tennis player who works with passion and dedication. I am very detail driven and always maintain a strong focus on my work. I always wanted to be around tennis as a sport and I believe I have the qualities to be a valuable team player. I am currently a Freshman at the National Sports Academy in Sofia, Bulgaria.


Sport Tennis
Team/Club National Sports Academy

Top Athletic Achievements


2nd place Stara Zagora Cup U18

2nd place Dema Cup U18 2021

3rd place Izida Cup U18

3rd place Dema cup U18

3rd place Burgas Cup U16


1st place U18 ITF Avenue Cup

1st place Stara Zagora Cup U18

2nd place Dema Cup U18

2nd place Plovdiv Cup U18 2022

3rd place Plovdiv Cup U18- 2021

Team Competitions:

1st place Bulgarian National Team Championships - U16

2nd place Bulgarian National Team Championships - U14

2nd place Bulgarian National Team Championships - U18

Competitions & Tournaments

2022/2023 Competitions and Tournaments played:

Bulgarian Women's National Championships - Bulgarian Tennis Federation

Bulgarian U18 National Championships - Bulgarian Tennis Federation

Bulgarian Women's Team National Championships - Bulgarian Tennis Federation

ITF J2 Haskovo Cup - Haskovo Bulgaria

ITF J4 Skopje Open - Skopje, Macedonia

ITF J5 Santa Marina Junior Cup - Sozopol, Bulgaria

ITF J5 Avenue Cup - Burgas, Bulgaria

ITF J5 Diana Cup - Sofia, Bulgaria

ITF J4 Dema Cup - Sofia Bulgaria

Other Athletic Info

Best U18 National Ranking: 4

Best ITF Ranking: 1990

UTR Singles: 7.63

UTR Doubles: 8.74


GPA 3.5
TOEFL Duolingo: 105
High School2nd Secondary School “Akademik Emilian Stanev


What makes you different?

What I consider as my strength is my ability to work in a team and to adapt fast to any situation. I am not afraid of failure and I am a very good communicator. I have a practical experience with working in big projects and events such as ATP Sofia Open as well as being a Tournament Director of Kinder 10+.

Why do you want to compete in college?

I want to compete in college so I can have the chance to continue playing the sport that I love. II would like to immerse in the full college experience that combines academics with athletics.

College goals

To acquire knowledge in a specific field as well as gaining experience and qualifications for a future job.

Tennis and life Goals?

My goals for the future include owning and managing a tennis club! It provides a space for community engagement, promotes physical activity and offers a platform for tennis players to connect and improve their skills.

Anything else we should know?

My hobby since I was a kid is to explore different cultures through cooking. I specialize in desserts which also allows me to express my creativity. This is one way for me to relax and experiment with new things.


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