Sofia

Super Showdown In Sofia Goes To Sinner

SOFIA/WASHINGTON, October 3, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Jannik Sinner and Gaël Monfils have met four times during their respective careers. Yet, Sunday’s generational clash between the 20-year-old defending Sofia Open champion and Monfils, regarded as one of grand entertainers of […]

Monfils Reaches First ATP Tour Final Of 2021

WASHINGTON, October 3, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) World No. 20 Gaël Monfils kept alive one of the longest active streaks in pro men’s tennis with his 7-5, 6–0 semifinal victory over No. 67 Marcos Giron in the semifinals of the […]

Giron Reaches New Plateau In Sofia

WASHINGTON, October 2, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Marcos Giron is currently the eighth-ranked American men’s tennis player. At No. 67, he doesn’t get the kind of attention or recognition that others ranked above him such as Reilly Opelka, John Isner, […]

Sinner Chartering New Territory At Sofia Open

WASHINGTON, October 1, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) For the first time in his budding pro career, Jannik Sinner is defending an ATP Tour title. Last year, he won his first tour-level crown at the Sofia Open in the capital city […]

Basic Takes Maiden ATP World Tour Title In Sofia

SOFIA, February 12, 2018 Mirza Basic overcame the seismic serving of Marius Copil to lift his first ATP World Tour trophy and break into the Top 100 of the ATP Rankings. In Sunday’s final of the DIEMA XTRA Sofia Open, Basic […]

Dimitrov Triumphs On Home Soil

SOFIA, February 12, 2017 Grigor Dimitov celebrated his second title on the ATP World Tour this season, a very special one, as the 25-year-old Bulgarian won the second edition of the Garanti Koza Sofia Open with a 7-5, 6-4 victory […]

Muller And Klizan Advance To Second Round In Sofia

SOFIA, February 7, 2017 Lefties Gilles Muller of Luxembourg and Martin Klizan from Slovakia headlined Tuesday’s first round action at the Garanti Koza Sofia Open, held at Arena Armeec. Muller opened his campaign in Bulgaria’s capital city with a 6-3, […]

Brands leads German Qualifiers Into Sofia Open Main Draw

SOFIA, February 6, 2017 Three German players advanced to the main draw at the second edition of the Garanti Koza Sofia Open, highlighted by Daniel Brands, who knocked out the top seed of the qualifying on Monday afternoon. The 29-year-old […]

ATP Releases 2017 Garanti Koza Sofia Open Entry List

SOFIA, December 27, 2016 The ATP announced Tuesday the final acceptance list for the second edition of the Garanti Koza Sofia Open. The ATP 250 tournament will be held at the“Arena Armeec” in the Bulgarian capital between 5 and 12 […]

Six Top 50 Players Are Coming To Sofia In February

SOFIA, December 23, 2016 World No. 8 Dominic Thiem, Belgium’s David Goffin, local favourite Grigor Dimitrov, defending champion Roberto Bautista-Agut and last year’s runner-up Viktor Troicki had already announced to compete at the 2017 Garanti Koza Sofia Open, held in the […]