GRIGOR DIMITROV

Bulgarian Tennis Player

Last Single Match
Intrum Stockholm Open, €589185
Stockholm, Sweden,
R32: bye

Next Single Match
Intrum Stockholm Open, €589185
Stockholm, Sweden,
R16: T.B.A.

Current Ranking
81
Doubles: 236
16 Oct 2017
12 Oct 2017
Grigor Dimitrov will have one more chance to beat No 1 Rafael Nadal after the loss last week in Beijing. Earlier today Dimitrov advanced to the quarterfinals of Shanghai Rolex Masters after beating No 17 Sam Querrey of the United Stated 6-3 7-6(3).

This was Grigor's 40th win of the season, his win-loss balance is now 40-16. With the points of the today's match Dimitrov will guarantee his return to Top 8 in the ranking next Monday. And he earned valuable points for Emirates ATP Race to London where he is No 5 with 270 points behind Dominic Thiem.

The quarterfinals clash of Grigor Dimitrov and Rafael Nadal on Friday is at 2pm Shanghai time which is 8am CET/9am Sofia time.
11 Oct 2017
The sixth seeded Grigor Dimitrov advanced to the third round of Shanghai Rolex Masters for the first time after 5 previous attempts. In a dramatic match against the American Ryan Harrison Dimitrov succeeded to recover from a deficit of 2-4 in the third set to bring it to tie-break. Then in the tie-break Harrison was leading 6-3, Grigor saved 3 match points and with 5 consecutive points won the set and the match within 2 hours and 34 minutes.

On Thursday morning Grigor Dimitrov will play No 17 Sam Querrey of the USA in a match for place in the quarterfinals. Dimitrov leads Querrey 2-0 with the wins in London in 2015 and Washington in 2013.
05 Oct 2017
Grigor Dimitrov reached his 6th semifinal of the season after beating 5th seed Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain in 3 sets 7-6(5) 4-6 6-2.

In the semifinal on Saturday Dimitrov will play No 1 Rafael Nadal. The only win of Dimitrov after 9 matches against Nadal was last year in the quarterfinals in Beijing
04 Oct 2017
After beating Juan Martin del Potro for the first time a month ago in Cincinnati after five previous losses, Grigor Dimitrov reached a second win 7-6(6) 7-5 in the second round of ATP 500 tournament in the Chinese capital. The third seed Dimitrov was down a break in the second set and was serving to stay in the set at 2-5. The Bulgarian won 5 consecutive games to take the set 7-5 and win the match.

In the quarterfinal on Friday Dimitrov will play Roberto Bautista-Agut of Spain.

The today's win ad 45 points to the balance of Dimitrov and he increases his chances even more for participating for the first time at ATP World Tour finals in London in November. Dimitrov is at 5th position currently, behind Nadal, Federer, Zverev and Thiem.
03 Oct 2017
Grigor Dimitrov defeated in 3 sets Damir Dzumhur of Bosnia Herzegovina 6-1 3-6 6-3 in the opening round of China Open in Beijing. This was the second win for Dimitrov in the two matches against Dzumhur.

In the second round Grigor Dimitrov will play the Argentinian Juan Martin del Potro who beat Pablo Cuevas. Grigor Dimitrov has only 1 win against ex No 4 Juan Martin del Potro, in Cincinnati earlier this year when he eventually took the title, and 5 losses.

Last year in Beijing Grigor Dimitrov lost in the final to Andy Murray after beating on the way Rafael Nadal and Milos Raonic.
25 Sep 2017
Grigor Dimitrov is at his best ranking position No 8 on the ranking announced on 25 September 2017. It happened as Stan Wawrinka lost points for not participating at St Petersburg tournament where reached lost at the final last year. Grigor Dimitrov first reached No 8 in August 2014 and stayed 4 weeks on that position.


The swapping of positions of Dimitrov and Wawrinka in the only change in Top 10. Rafael Nadal is No 1 ahead of Roger Federer and Andy Murray. Alexander Zverev is No 4 followed by Marin Cilic, Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem. No 10 is Pablo Carreno Busta.

In the Race to London ranking Grigor Dimitrov is ranked 6th ahead of Marin Cilic and only 45 points behind Stan Wawrinka.
28 Aug 2017
Grigor Dimitrov is seed No 7 of the main draw of the last Grand Slam tournament of the year in New York. On Tuesday Dimitrov will play world No 210 Vaclac Safranek from the Czech Republic, who entered the main draw after playing the qualifications. The potential second round opponents of the Bulgarian are Aljaz Bedene of Great Britain and Andrey Rublev of Russia. The first seeded player who Dimitrov could meet is No 31 Pablo Cuevas of Uguguay. Grigor Dimitrov is the first quarter of the draw which is lead by No 1 Rafael Nadal.

Last year Grigor Dimitrov reached the fourth round of US Open where he lost to then No 2 Andy Murray.
21 Aug 2017
Grigor Dimitrov won his first Masters title after beating the Australian Nick Kyrgios 6-3 7-5. This is Dimitrov's 7th ATP Tour title and 3rd title for the year after Brisbane and Sofia.

“I'm just happy. There's nothing else I can say, honestly. I'm just happy and I'm humbled to have that trophy in my hands, and especially to win here, my first Masters 1000. It's just amazing. I always like this tournament. I have played it quite a few times and always thought this can be maybe one of the first ones, and it is the first one,” Dimitrov said.“Going to the Open, it's for sure a lot of positivity with it, but the most important thing now is just to stay grounded, keep on doing the same work, believe in myself, and just prepare the best way that I can for the Open.”

The Bulgarian added 1000 ranking points and gained $954,225 of the prize money.In the Monday's ATP Ranking Dimitrov moved to number 9 ahead of Kei Nishikori and Milos Raonic.

In the Race to London ranking which is based on the points earned in 2017 Grigor Dimitrov is now number 6 and had good chances to be in Top 8 by November and make is debut in the ATP Finals in London.
20 Aug 2017
Without losing a set in Cincinnati, Grigor Dimitrov reached the biggest final of his career after two hours battle against John Isner 7-6(4) 7-6(10). Dimitrov saved three set-points before clinching the win on his third match point.

On Sunday clash for the title Dimitrov will face the Australian Nick Kyrgios who will also play his first Masters final.
19 Aug 2017
Grigor Dimitrov advanced to the semifinals of Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati after defeating the Japanese Yuichi Sugita 6-2 6-1. Seventh seed Dimitrov broke Sugita at the beginning of the first set and quickly reached 3-0 lead. In the second set Dimitrov broke twice and reached 5-0. He lost only 5 points on his serve and did not face and break points.

"It's a good feeling, for sure," said an elated Dimitrov in press. "It's a good feeling. I like playing in Cincinnati. I love that centre court, as well. I think all that brings me good memories and just a positive way of thinking when I come out there on the court.
"I think that was about it, to be honest. I didn't think I did anything spectacular except playing the game the right way today. Just glad to get off court for about an hour. Save some energy and prepare for tomorrow.
"It was just one of those days that you just had to adjust to the conditions. I just had to adjust a lot to the conditions. It was pretty swirly out there. I knew what I had to do against him. From the first point, I think I was on top of the game. That carried me on throughout the whole match."

On Saturday Grigor Dimitrov will play John Isner who is 2013 runner-up of the tournament. This is Grigor's 4th ATP Masters semi-final and will try to enter Masters final for the first time.

With the won points Grigor Dimitrov guaranteed Top 10 position and has can move No 9 if he wins at he semifinal.

In in the Race to London ranking Grigor Dimitrov goes No 8 ahead of Andy Murray.