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Jul 9 1990
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Career

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Personal

Coached by husband Georgi Stolmenov...Married Stolmenov in Sofia, Bulgaria, on July 9, 1994...Father, George, is an electronics professor at Sofia University; mother, Youlia Berberian, was a nine-time tennis champion of Bulgaria and played on the 1968 Fed Cup Team for Bulgaria; younger sister, Magdalena, also plays on tour; sister, Manuela, retired from tour in 1994...Enjoys music...Likes to read, cook and horseback ride.

Career Highlights

SINGLES
Winner (11): 1994 - Quebec City; 1991 - Indianapolis; 1990 - Houston; 1989 - Indianapolis, Bayonne, Bastad; 1988 - Indianapolis; 1987 - Tokyo [Japan Open], Athens; 1985 - Hilversum, Wild Dunes
Finalist (9): 1993 - Quebec City; 1991 - Toronto, Washington DC; 1990 - Largo, Montreal; 1989 - Sofia; 1988 - San Antonio, Hamburg; 1985 - Orlando

DOUBLES
Winner (2): 1992 - Essen (w/Rittner); 1985 - Indianapolis (w/Man. Maleeva).
Finalist (8): 1994 - US Open (w/R. White); 1993 - Quebec City (w/Tauziat); 1992 - Rome (w/Rittner); 1989 - Bastad (w/Goles); 1988 - Brussels (w/Reggi), Sofia (w/Goles); 1987 - Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (w/Man. Maleeva); 1986 - Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (w/Man. Maleeva).

ADDITIONAL
Bulgarian Olympic Team 1988, 1992, 1996. Bulgarian Fed Cup Team 1984-87, 89, 91-95.

Career in Review

1990 - Made Grand Slam history with sisters Magdalena and Manuela by all being seeded at 1993 Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbledon; also made tennis history by becoming the first three sisters to reach 4r of the same Grand Slam tournament (Roland Garros); repeated feat at 1993 US Open; 1990 Roland Garros marked second time Katerina and sister Manuela both reached QFs of same Grand Slam event (first time was 1988 US Open); sister Magdalena also played at 1990 Roland Garros, marking first time in tennis history that three sisters appeared in main draw of Grand Slam event
1991 - Reached final at Canadian Open, d. both sisters along the way; l. to Jennifer Capriati in final
1992 - When sister Magdalena won San Marino, became first trio of sisters to win professional tennis tournaments; made tennis history with two sisters when all three ranked in Top 20; week of April 12, all three sisters ranked in Top 15
1994 - Won first singles title in three years at Quebec City; included upsets over three top seeds (Coetzer, Rubin and Schultz)
1995 - Made a remarkable comeback against Tu at Indian Wells in 1r; down 5-0 in the third set and two points from defeat, fought back to win set and match in a tie-break; missed summer with a shoulder injury; at end of season, ranked No. 25 in Match Wins in the Open Era with 362; one of only 23 players from 1968-1995 to earn over $2 million in prize money

Best Grand Slam Result

Highest Finish

QF x7
W/L
75/38
1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1988

Australian Open

QF x2
1991, 1990

Roland Garros

QF x1
1990

Wimbledon

QF x2
1992, 1990

US Open

QF x2
1993, 1988
Singles Career High Ranking
Highest Singles
6
Jul 09, 1990
Doubles Career High Ranking
Highest Doubles
24
Sep 12, 1994
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1997 227
1996 214 231
1995 30 278
1994 21 36
1993 12 22
1992 11 16
1991 6 11
1990 6 6
1989 10 15
1988 11 11
1987 12 13
1986 28 29
1985 27 28
1984 68 93
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1997
1996 156 446
1995 30 159
1994 24 33
1993 30 37
1992 26 34
1991 32 132
1990 32 32
1989 38 69
1988 48 64
1987 41 84
1986 48
1985 0
1984 0
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Mar 3, 1997 299
Feb 24, 1997 299
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Feb 3, 1997 231
Jan 27, 1997 230
Jan 13, 1997 230
Jan 6, 1997 230
Dec 30, 1996 231
Dec 23, 1996 231
Dec 16, 1996 222
Dec 9, 1996 222
Dec 2, 1996 220
Nov 25, 1996 217
Nov 18, 1996 219
Nov 11, 1996 219
Nov 4, 1996 216
Oct 28, 1996 221
Oct 21, 1996 217
Oct 14, 1996 224
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Sep 30, 1996 224
Sep 23, 1996 230
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Aug 19, 1996 223
Aug 12, 1996 214
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Jun 24, 1996 217
Jun 17, 1996 215
Jun 10, 1996 216
May 27, 1996 228
May 20, 1996 229
May 13, 1996 225
May 6, 1996 224
Apr 29, 1996 235
Apr 22, 1996 236
Apr 15, 1996 238
Apr 8, 1996 301
Apr 1, 1996 300
Mar 18, 1996 304
Mar 4, 1996 300
Feb 26, 1996 225
Feb 19, 1996 285
Feb 12, 1996 284
Feb 5, 1996 282
Jan 29, 1996 279
Jan 15, 1996 283
Jan 8, 1996 282
Jan 1, 1996 285
Dec 25, 1995 302
Dec 18, 1995 297
Dec 11, 1995 293
Dec 4, 1995 280
Nov 27, 1995 280
Nov 20, 1995 278
Nov 13, 1995 278
Nov 6, 1995 180
Oct 30, 1995 57
Oct 23, 1995 58
Oct 16, 1995 44
Oct 9, 1995 50
Oct 2, 1995 50
Sep 25, 1995 53
Sep 18, 1995 54
Sep 11, 1995 56
Aug 28, 1995 56
Aug 21, 1995 57
Aug 14, 1995 44
Aug 7, 1995 45
Jul 31, 1995 46
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Jul 17, 1995 51
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Jun 26, 1995 52
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Apr 24, 1995 36
Apr 17, 1995 42
Apr 10, 1995 41
Apr 3, 1995 41
Mar 27, 1995 40
Mar 13, 1995 37
Mar 6, 1995 37
Feb 27, 1995 37
Feb 20, 1995 36
Feb 13, 1995 30
Feb 6, 1995 34
Jan 30, 1995 33
Jan 16, 1995 35
Jan 9, 1995 35
Jan 2, 1995 35
Dec 26, 1994 36
Dec 19, 1994 36
Dec 12, 1994 36
Dec 5, 1994 36
Nov 28, 1994 36
Nov 21, 1994 36
Nov 14, 1994 36
Nov 7, 1994 36
Oct 31, 1994 41
Oct 24, 1994 40
Oct 17, 1994 40
Oct 10, 1994 37
Oct 3, 1994 37
Sep 26, 1994 35
Sep 19, 1994 38
Sep 12, 1994 38
Aug 29, 1994 31
Aug 22, 1994 30
Aug 15, 1994 35
Aug 8, 1994 36
Aug 1, 1994 36
Jul 25, 1994 32
Jul 18, 1994 32
Jul 11, 1994 37
Jul 4, 1994 36
Jun 20, 1994 35
Jun 13, 1994 35
Jun 6, 1994 34
May 23, 1994 33
May 16, 1994 33
May 9, 1994 32
May 2, 1994 36
Apr 25, 1994 30
Apr 18, 1994 30
Apr 11, 1994 30
Apr 4, 1994 29
Mar 28, 1994 26
Mar 21, 1994 29
Mar 7, 1994 25
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Feb 21, 1994 25
Feb 14, 1994 27
Feb 7, 1994 26
Jan 31, 1994 26
Jan 17, 1994 21
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Sep 20, 1993 18
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Jun 21, 1993 13
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May 24, 1993 17
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Apr 26, 1993 17
Apr 19, 1993 17
Apr 12, 1993 14
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Mar 29, 1993 15
Mar 22, 1993 15
Mar 8, 1993 15
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Feb 22, 1993 12
Feb 15, 1993 12
Feb 8, 1993 14
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Nov 5, 1990 7
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Aug 27, 1990 6
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May 21, 1990 9
May 14, 1990 9
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Apr 16, 1990 10
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Feb 5, 1990 14
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Apr 13, 1987 21
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Sep 15, 1986 31
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Jan 20, 1986 28
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Oct 14, 1985 38
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Jul 22, 1985 28
Jul 8, 1985 30
Jun 24, 1985 27
Jun 10, 1985 27
May 27, 1985 28
May 13, 1985 33
Apr 29, 1985 27
Apr 15, 1985 33
Mar 18, 1985 55
Mar 4, 1985 55
Feb 18, 1985 54
Feb 4, 1985 55
Jan 21, 1985 91
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Jan 27, 1997 462
Jan 13, 1997 447
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Apr 29, 1996 229
Apr 22, 1996 233
Apr 15, 1996 233
Apr 8, 1996 304
Apr 1, 1996 305
Mar 18, 1996 164
Mar 4, 1996 157
Feb 26, 1996 159
Feb 19, 1996 156
Feb 12, 1996 160
Feb 5, 1996 161
Jan 29, 1996 163
Jan 15, 1996 163
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Jan 1, 1996 163
Dec 25, 1995 161
Dec 18, 1995 161
Dec 11, 1995 159
Dec 4, 1995 160
Nov 27, 1995 158
Nov 20, 1995 159
Nov 13, 1995 164
Nov 6, 1995 177
Oct 30, 1995 177
Oct 23, 1995 181
Oct 16, 1995 142
Oct 9, 1995 151
Oct 2, 1995 144
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Aug 28, 1995 39
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Feb 27, 1995 38
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Aug 29, 1994 62
Aug 22, 1994 64
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Aug 1, 1994 73
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Jun 20, 1994 85
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May 23, 1994 55
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Jan 10, 1994 37
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