GRIGOR DIMITROV

Bulgarian Tennis Player

Last Single Match
The Championships, £13163000
Wimbledon, Great Britain,
R128: [Q] Bjorn Fratangelo (USA )
win: 6-3 6-4 6-2


Next Single Match
The Championships, £13163000
Wimbledon, Great Britain,
R64: [16] Gilles Simon (FRA )

Current Ranking
372
Doubles: 846
27 Jun 2016
20 May 2016
The first round opponent of Grigor Dimitrov at the second Grand Slam tournament of the year will be Viktor Troicki of Serbia. Troicki is No 24 in the ATP World Tour ranking and is seed 22 of the main draw.

Dimitrov and Troicki played twice this year as the Bulgarian won in Brisbane but the Serbian prevailed in the final in Sydney after a week. Dimitrov leads with 2-1 wins overall as he won the in Basel in 2012 too.

Grigor Dimitrov played in the last 5 editions of Roland Garros and his best achievement was reaching the third round in 2013 where he lost to Novak Djokovic. The Bulgarian lost in the first round in 2015 and 2014 to then No 36 Jack Sock of USA and No 52 Ivo Karlovic of Croatia respectively.
30 Apr 2016
Grigor Dimitrov reached eighth career final on ATP World Tour level and second final of the year after beating third seed Ivo Carlovic of Croatia 7-6(0) 7-6(2). Both sets were decided in tie-breaks where Dimitrov showed his class.

On Sunday at 5pm Istanbul and Sofia time (4pm CET) Grigor Dimitrov will play Diego Schwartzman of Argentina in an attempt to win his 5th ATP Tour trophy.
12 Apr 2016
Grigor Dimitrov left the Masters in Monte Carlo after losing to Gilles Simon of France 4-6 3-6. After this lost Grigor will slide down in the ranking with at least 2 positions.

The next tournament where Grigor will play is the ATP 250 Istanbul Open in Turkey. Then Dimitrov will play at the two masters in Madrid and Rome.
11 Apr 2016
Grigor Dimitrov started with a convincing win over the Serbian Filip Krajinovic at Monte Carlo Masters. The Bulgarian needed one hour and 17 minutes to take the match 6-3 6-2.

In the second round Dimitrov will play No 18 Gilles Simon of France. Simon won four of the five matches against Dimitrov but the last clash was won by the Bulgarian in Brisbane at the start of the new season.

The match Dimitrov - Simon is on Tuesday on Court Rainier III and will start at 11am CET.
10 Apr 2016
On Monday Grigor Dimitrov starts the clay season at Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters against the Serbian Filip Krajinovic, world No 107. Krajinovic entered the main draw after beating Santiago Hiraldo of Colombia in the qualifications. Dimitrov scored two wins of two matches against Filip Krajinovic, in Acapulco and Stockholm in 2015.

The possible second round opponents of Grigor Dimitrov are 15th seeded Gilles Simon of France or Viktor Troicki of Serbia.

Grigor Dimitrov lost to Gael Monfils in the quarterfinals last year after beating Fernando Verdasco, Fabio Fognini and Stan Wawrinka. In the 2014 edition of the tournament Dimitrov lost to David Ferrer in the third round. In 2014 Rafael Nadal stopped the Bulgarian in the quarterfinals.

The first round match Dimitrov -Krajinovic is second on Court des Princes and is expected to start at around 12:30 pm CET.
29 Mar 2016
Grigor Dimitrov came back from a set down to defeat world No 2 Andy Murray, Great Britain, 6-7(1) 6-4 6-3. This was the first win for Grigor Dimitrov over Top 10 player since May 2015 when he defeated Stan Wawrinka in Madrid.

"To be honest, I just played better in the big moments today. I had quite a few opportunities and I used them." Dimitrov said. "Even though I lost the first set, I kept good composure. I had to stay in the match and I had to be really focused. I think when I was 3-1 down in the third set, I knew I was going to get another chance because I was returning well, playing well in the key moments. I'm happy with all those things."

On Tuesday Grigor Dimitrov will play No 16 Gael Monfils of France. The match is 4th on Stadium court and is expected to start around at 11pm CET.
27 Mar 2016
Grigor Dimitrov had a tough second round match at Miami Open against the Argentinian Federico Delbonis. Eventually the 26th seeded Dimitrov won the match 7-6(8) 4-6 6-4.

In the third round round Grigor Dimitrov will play world No 2 Andy Murray. Murray leads in the FedEx ATP Head2Head scores with 6-2. Dimitrov beat Murray twice in 2014 - at Wimbledon and Mexican Open in Acapulco. Murray won the last 3 matches - in 2015 in Cincinnati and at Australian Open and in 2014 at Paris Masters..

"Dimitrov is obviously a top-quality player. He had a good win today, a tough win, against Delbonis." Murray said. "We played here once before; I managed to win that one. I played a bunch of tough matches against him. I think the last one was in Cincinnati where he had a match point. He had a bunch of chances to win that one and I managed to turn it around. I know I'll need to play good tennis and be a little bit more disciplined than I was tonight."
26 Feb 2016
World No 15 Dominic Thiem of Austria took down the former champion Grigor Dimitrov 7-5 6-2 in the quarterfinals of Mexico Open. At 5-5 in the first set Thiem succeeded to break Dimitrov's serve and then took the set 7-5. The second set started with another break for Thiem to 1-0, then with another break to 5-2 he took also the second set and the match.

The next tournaments in the agenda of Grigor Dimitrov are the Masters in Indian Wells and Miami.
25 Feb 2016
Seed 7 Grigor Dimitrov moved safely to the quarterfinals at Mexico Open after beating Donald Young of the USA in the second round 6-3 6-4. This was Grigor's fifth win against Young so far while the American has 2 wins. The Bulgarian needed one hour and 26 minutes to win the match as he won 78% of his first serve points and saved 7 of 8 break-points.

In the quarterfinals Grigor Dimitrov will play fourth seeded Dominic Thiem of Austria. This will be their first clash. The match is at 3 am CET on Friday.

"He's such a great entertainer. It should be a fun match to watch and a fun match for us too," said Thiem. "I hope that I will feel well tomorrow and I'm going to be fit, then I think it's going to be a great match."
22 Feb 2016
In the first round of the ATP 500 tournament in the Mexican resort city of Acapulco Grigor Dimitrov will play No 65 Denis Kudla of USA. No 7 seeded Dimitrov lost in the only match he played Kudla, in 2011 in the second round in New Port, USA.

Potential second round opponents for Grigor are Donald Young, USA, or Gilles Muller, Luxembourg. In the quarterfinals the Bulgarian could face the 4th seeded Dominic Thiem of Austria.

The top seed of the tournament David Ferrer, Spain, will start against John Millman, Australia. Seed 2 Kei Nishikori plays the qualifier Thiemo de Bakker.

In the last year's edition of Mexico Open Grigor Dimitrov lost to Ryan Harrison, USA, in the second round.

In 2014 Dimitrov won the title in Acapulco after beating Andy Murray in the semifinals and Kevin Anderson in the final.