Fani Chifchieva
Fani Chifchieva

Volunteer Assistant Coach

1st Year

Alma Mater:
Auburn, 2010


No. 22 Women's Tennis to Face Georgia and Tennessee

Final Weekend of the Regular Season


Four Auburn Women Head West for ITA All-American

Tigers in California


Women's Tennis Begins SEC Play This Weekend

Tigers open conference action with Ole Miss and Mississippi State.


Women's Tennis Debuts in ITA Rankings at No. 66

Tigers ranked for first time since February 2011.


4-14-12 Alabama vs Auburn Women's Tennis

4-14-12 Alabama vs Auburn Women's Tennis Anthony Hall

Former Auburn standout Fani Chifchieva is in her second season as a volunteer assistant coach with the women's tennis program.

A four-year player on The Plains, Chifchieva is the only player in Auburn history be named All-SEC four consecutive years. As a senior, she earned an at-large bid to the NCAA championships in 2010 and advanced all the way to the round of 32.

The only three-time All-American in program history, Chifchieva headlined the individual rankings as a junior, as she wrapped up the season with a No. 6 individual ranking. She earned her third ITA All-American honor after compiling a mark of 15-7 as a junior in 2009.

Chifchieva racked up her third All-SEC plaudit after going 7-3 on the season in conference play in the No. 1 spot for the Tigers. Compiled a 9-5 record against nationally-ranked opponents that season, including winning seven-straight matches from March 15 to April 5 after entered season ranked No. 6 by the ITA.

In 2008, the native of Plovdiv, Bulgaria earned ITA All-American honors after advancing to the semifinals at the NCAA Championships. That season Chifchieva tied for third on the Auburn all-time single season victories list with 27 while recording a 10-1 SEC singles record and a record of 27-3 overall. At the conclusion of the season, she was named 2008 SEC Women's Tennis Athlete of the Year.

She became the first ITA All-American in Auburn women's tennis history after winning her way into the round of 16 at the NCAA Singles Championship as a freshman. Chifchieva finished her rookie campaign with a 19-8, 8-3 SEC singles record and for her efforts was named the 2007 ITA South Region Freshman of the Year.

Chifchieva graduated from Auburn in 2010 with a degree in Spanish. She is the daughter of Angel and Tinka Chifchieva.

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