GRIGOR DIMITROV

Bulgarian Tennis Player

Last Single Match
W & S Open, $3826655
Cincinnati, OH, USA,
R16: [3] Andy Murray (GBR )
loss: 6-4 6-7(3) 5-7


Next Single Match
US Open, $19852700
Flushing Meadows, NY, USA,
R128: [Q] Matthew Ebden (AUS )

Current Ranking
17
Doubles: 216
24 Aug 2015

Welcome

29 Aug 2015
Grigor Dimitrov will play the qualifier Matthew Ebden of Australia in the first round of US Open on Monday. Dimitrov won the two matches against Ebden so far: in 2010 at Challenger in Bangkok, Thailand, and in 2013 at Indian Wells Masters.

The potential second round opponents of Dimitrov are Yen-Hsun Lu of Taiwan, No 106, and Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazahstan, No 55.

Last year's edition of US Open was the most successful for Grigor Dimitrov, the Bulgarian beat Ryan Harrison of USA, Dudi Sela of Israel and David Goffin of Belgium to reach the fourth round where he lost to Gael Monfils. Dimitrov lost in the first round of the tournament in 3 consecutive editions - in 2011 to Gael Monfils, in 2012 to Benoit Paire, in 2013 to Joao Souza.
21 Aug 2015
Andy Murray saved match point and came back to defeat Grigor Dimitrov in the third round in Cincinnati 4-6 7-6(3) 7-5. Dimitrov started the match perfectly with a break to move 1-0 ahead. All next games were won by the serving player and Dimitrov took the first set 6-4. In the second set Grigor won four of the five first games to reach a lead of 4-1. Then Murray broke back and took the service game to reduce the difference only to one game 3-4. In the eight game Murray edged out Dimitrov against the serve, then reached a lead of 5-4. Eventually the set reached to decisive tie-break. Both players scored mini-breaks but Murray moved ahead and won the tie-break. In the third set Dimitrov succeeded to come back from 0-2 to a lead of 5-2 after winning 5 consecutive games. The Bulgarian had a match point when leading 5-4 but could not capitalize it. Murray broke to 5-5 and then with another break took the set 7-5 and won the match.

“I was happy with the way I played at least, but that's about it,” said Dimitrov. “I had too many opportunities. That's the only thing. If that you have many and you don't I want to say that's about it. Everything else felt pretty good. The body held up well for three hours, so good things ahead.”

Grigor Dimitrov's next tournament is the fourth Grand Slam tournament US Open in New York starting from 31 August.
19 Aug 2015
Grigor Dimitrov defeated Vasek Pospisil of Canada 7-6(4) 7-6(5) and became the first player who advanced to the eighth finals of Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati. In the first set both players broke each other to reach 6-6. In the tie-break the Bulgarian secured his advantage with 7-4. The second set continued in the same tight way as none of the players succeeded to break, Dimitrov and Pospisil saved three break points each. In the decider Dimitrov reached to 7-5 and took the set and the match. In the third round on Thursday Grigor Dimitrov will play the winner of the match of Andy Murray and Mardy Fish.
17 Aug 2015
No 16 seed Grigor Dimitrov advanced to the second round of Cincinnati Masters after defeating the Czech player Lukas Rosol 6-2 3-6 6-3. The Bulgarian needed one hour and 25 minutes to win the match. He scored 11 aces and succeeded to capitalize on three of the five break point chances.

In the second round Dimitrov will play the winner of the match of the qualifiers Vasek Pospisil of Canada, No 47, and Denis Kudla of the USA, No 78.
11 Aug 2015
14th seeded Grigor Dimitrov defeated the Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-4 7-5 in the opening round of Canada Open Masters in Montreal. In the first set the qualifier Dolgopolov had six opportunities to break but Dimitrov showed strong resistance. The Bulgarian struck at the end of the set to reach 1-0 lead in sets. In the second set Dolgopolov scored an early break, but when serving to win the setGrigor Dimitrov got back by breaking. Then Dimitrov broke for a second successive game to secure a spot in the second round.

On Wednesday Dimitrov will play Jack Sock of the USA. The match is at 6:30pm CET on Court No 9. In the two previous matches Dimitrov beat Sock in Stockholm in 2014 and Sock ousted the Bulgarian in the first round of Roland Garros earlier this year.
03 Aug 2015
Grigor Dimitrov and Mardy Fish defeated the winners of Wimbledon in 2014 Vasek Pospisil and Jack Sock in the first round of the doubles tournament at Citi Open in Washington, DC. Dimitrov/Fish reached the victory after three tie-breaks 6-7(2) 7-6(5 [10-8].

In the second round the Bulgarian-American pairwill have another tough match against 3rd seeded Rohan Bopanna of India and Florin Mergea of Romania.
16 Jul 2015
Grigor Dimitrov will be part of the team of Bulgaria in the matches against Luxembourg in the second round of Group II Europe/Africa. In March Bulgaria beat Latvia 4-0 to advance to the second round. The winner of the matches in the capital city of Luxembourg will play Bosnia and Herzegovina or Hungary in September in the third round where the winner will be promoted to Group I Europe Africa in 2016.

On Friday at 4pm CET Dimitar Kuzmanov will play No 673 ranked Ugo Nastasi, then Grigor Dimitrov will play 34-years-old Gilles Kremer who is not in the current rankings and reached No 861 in his career.

In the doubles match on Saturday at 3pm CET Grigor Dimitrov and DImitar Kutrovsky will play Gilles Kremer and Mike Sheidweiler.

On Sunday at 11am CET Grigor Dimitrov plays Ugo Nastasi and Dimitar Kuzmanov plays Gilles Kremer.
01 Jul 2015
In the second round of Wimbledon Grigor Dimitrov defeated Steve Johnson of the USA 7-6(8) 6-2 7-6(2).

"Obviously it's good to go through certain matches in that way, especially in straight sets," Dimitrov said. "With every match I feel that my game is getting better, but I still feel that there are a couple of things I need to sort of tune up, especially for the next round."

In the third round Dimitrov will play No 21 seed Richard Gasquet. This will their first time they will playing on grass. The Frenchman won all 4 matches against Dimitrov, the last one being in 2013 at Rome Masters. Gasquet beat Dimitrov also at Roland Garros and in Bangkok in 2012 and in Duabi in 2011.

"I'm not thinking about it, to be honest," Dimitrov commented the 0-4 loss-win score against Gasquet. "I think I played him a while back, like two years ago or something, so I'm a different guy since then. I'm a different player.I feel that I'm coming into the match as a favorite to win. At the same time, I don't have anything to lose. I need to get out there and play my game."
29 Jun 2015
Grigor Dimitrov beat the Argentinian Federico Delbonis in straight sets 6-3 6-0 6-4 in the opening round of the third Grand Slam tournament of the year.

In the second round the semi-finalist from the last year's edition of Wimbledon Dimitrov will play the American Steve Johnson.
15 Jun 2015
Grigor Dimitrov will start against Sam Querrey, No 38, in the first round of AEGON Championships in Queen's Club in London. The match of the defending champion Dimitrov and the champion of the tournament in 2010 in on Monday evening on Centre Court. In the only match so far Dimitrov beat Querrey 6-3 6-2 in Washington in 2013.

Dimitrov entered also the doubles tournament with partner Stan Wawrinka, Switzerland. In the first round they will face second seeded pair Marcin Matkowski, Poland, and Nenad Zimonjic, Serbia.