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SESIL KARATANTCHEVA
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WTA Ranking
Singles: 367
Latest Results
L 6-7(6) 6-2 2-6 - Madison Brengle (USA) - 6 Mar. - R32 - Hilton Cup, Las Vegas, NV, USA
W 6-1 4-6 7-5 - Elena Bovina (RUS) - 4 Mar. - Q-Q - Hilton Cup, Las Vegas, NV, USA
W 6-3 6-3 - Amber Liu (USA) - 3 Mar. - Q-R16 - Hilton Cup, Las Vegas, NV, USA
W 6-2 6-1 - Maureen Diaz (USA) - 3 Mar. - Q-R32 - Hilton Cup, Las Vegas, NV, USA
L 6-7(2) 4-6 - Hana Sromova (CZE) - 2 Feb. - Q-R32 - Regions Morgan Keegan Championships
News
 
First-round defeat06/03/2008

Madison Brengle defeated Sesil Karatantcheva in three sets, 7-6(6) 2-6 6-2.

 
Sesil Karatantcheva qualified for the main draw at Las Vegas04/03/2008

Sesil russian Elena Bovina beat 6-1 4-6 7-5 to advance to the main draw of the $50k tournament at Las Vegas.

 
Sesil Karatantcheva defeats Amber Liu in the second round03/03/2008

Sesil won 6-3 6-3. Now Sesil needs to beat Elena Bovina (RUS) (WTA Rank 336) to enter the main draw.

 
Victory at the first round of the qualifications in Las Vegas02/03/2008

Sesil defeated 6-2 6-1 Maureen Diaz (USA) (WTA Rank 972) in the first round of the $50k Las Vegas tournament qualifications. Sesil Karatantcheva will play Amber Liu (USA) (WTA Rank 270), who defeated russian Ekaterina Afinogenova.

 
Second straight loss23/02/2008

Sesil was defeated 6-7(2) 4-6 by Czech Hana Sromova (WTA rank 160) in the first round of qualifying at Regions Morgan Keegan Championships (Tier III, $175,000) in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.

 
Next tournament: Memphis16/02/2008

Memphis is a Tier III, 175,000 USD event to be played between February 24 and March 1. Sesil has been given a wild card into the singles qualification draw.

Sesil played at Memphis in 2005, she beat Seda Noorlander 7-5 6-3 in first round but lost to Jamea Jackson 6-3 6-4 in second.

 
Sesil enters the WTA ranking as #38213/02/2008

53 points earned by Sesil in last 3 tournaments (26 at Surprise, 26 at La Quinta, and 1 at Midland) place her at 382th position.
http://www.sonyericssonwtatour.com/2/rankings/singles_numeric.asp?page=4

Other bulgarians:
Tsvetana Pironkova: 76th, 413 points
Dia Evtimova: 267th, 94 points

 
First loss in singles since return08/02/2008

Sesil lost in the first round of the Dow Corning Tennis Classic in Midland, Michigan. She was beated by Valerie Tetreault, the score was 6-2 6-1. Maybe just a bad day, or she was too tired due to having to play too many matches to get a ranking soon. Now that she have played in three tournaments she have 53 points and will be at least in top 400.

 
Easy draw for Sesil07/02/2008

Sabine Lisicki (GER) (WTA ranking 129) was Sesil opponent... until Lisicki withdrew from the tournament... Su-Wei Hsieh (TPE) (WTA ranking 90) also has withdrawn, so now it looks like Sesil has been given an easy draw. She will play Valerie Tetreault (CAN) (WTA ranking 347) in first round, definitely an easier match (Lisicki reached third round of Australian Open and defeated Lindsay Davenport at Fed Cup last week).