GRIGOR DIMITROV

Bulgarian Tennis Player

Last Single Match
The Championships, £1
Wimbledon, Great Britain,
R16: [3] Roger Federer (SUI )
loss: 4-6 2-6 4-6


Next Single Match
Citi Open, $1750080
Washington, DC, USA,
R64: T.B.A.

Current Ranking
10
Doubles: 239
24 Jul 2017

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21 Jul 2017
Grigor Dimitrov accepted the wild card from the organizers of Citi Open, ATP 500 tournament in the US capital starting on 31 July 2017.

The main draw will include four Top 10 players, No 7 Dominic Thiem, No 8 Kei Nishikori, No 9 Milos Raonic and No 10 Grigor Dimitrov. The other rivals for title are Alexander Zverev, Lucas Pouille, Gael Monfils, Juan Martin del Potro, Jack Sock, Nick Kyrgios, John Isner, Steve Johnson.

In the last year's edition of Citi Open Dimitrov started from the second round where he lost to Daniel Evans of Great Britain. Dimitrov's best achievement in Washington is reaching the quarterfinals in 2013.
17 Jul 2017
After more than two years Grigor Dimitrov is back in Top 10. In today's Emirates ATP Ranking Dimitrov is under No 10. The Bulgarian dropped of Top 10 in February 2015 with worst rank of 40 in July last year. Grigor Dimitrov's best ranking is No 8 during 4 weeks in August 2014.

The WImbledon champion Roger Federer moved to No 3 behind No 1 Andy Murray and No 2 Rafael Nadal. Novak Djokovic keeps his fourth position while Stan Wawrinka dropped from No 3 to No 5. The runner-up from Wimbledon Marin Cilic is at No 6. Dominic Thiem and Kei Nishikori move up to No 7 and No 8 respectively ahead of Milos Raonic who loses two position to No 9. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is out of Top 10 after No 11 Alexander Zverev who has the same ranking points 3160 as Grigor Dimitrov.

The next tournaments of Grigor are the two Masters in North America - Montreal and Cincinnati and then the last Grand Slam tournament of the yeat - the US Open.
14 Jul 2017
Grigor Dimitrov is a much-loved sports star and as the most famous Bulgarian tennis player to have ever emerged from the country, this famous sports star really is a great addition to the sporting world. Having made pro at just 16, Dimitrov is one of the youngest tennis players in the Top 20, but that doesn’t mean he’s not had an eventful life. As you can see from the Ladbrokes Wimbledon Player vs Player Guide, he’s had plenty of records in his time. Here, we’re taking a look at some of the most interesting facts about this sports star, from his love life, to his family to his career itself!


Love Life
As one of the most successful Bulgarian tennis players to date, Grigor Dimitrov is apparently as much of a successful ladies’ man as he is a tennis player. He’s been linked to a huge number of different players, including Serena Williams after they met through their mutual coach Patrick Mouratoglou. However, after they split, reports suggested that he was dating Maria Sharapova for 2 years, from 2012 to early 2015, which helped to fuel the rivalry between her and fellow tennis player Serena Williams. Since 2016, it was reported that Grigor Dimitrov was dating Nicole Scherzinger.


Records
Grigor Dimitrov is the first, and currently the only, Bulgarian male tennis player that has been able to win an ATP title in singles tennis. On top of this, Dimitrov is the first to reach final in doubles as well, which he managed to do in 2011. But Dimitrov didn’t stop there. In addition to this, Dimitrov is the only Bulgarian male player to have ever reached the third round or better at a Grand Slam tournament. It wasn’t just his professional career that he was hitting records in either, having held the world no. 1 ranking as a junior, winning the Boys’ Singles 2008 Wimbledon Championships and even the 2008 US Open!


He’s Great On All Surfaces
Dimitrov is able to play on all surfaces, as demonstrated when he won three ATP titles in arrow in 2014, on Hard, Clay and Gras in Mexico, Romania and London. In 2014 he was able to demonstrate his excellent ability and this is what makes him one of the best and most exciting competitors in the sport.


He’s Never Won A Grandslam
While his record is fantastic, one thing about Grigor Dimitrov is the fact that he has never won a Grandslam! He got close when he made it to the third round of the French Open in 2013, the quarterfinals of the 2014 Australian Open and even the semifinals of the 2014 Wimbledon Championship.


Sports Runs In His Blood
Interestingly, there’s no surprise that he became a very successful sports star. In fact, Dimitar, his farther, is a tennis coach and his mother is former professional volleyball player, who is now a sports teacher. With sports running in his blood, and his nickname being ‘Baby Fed’ due to his stylish play that echoes the famous Roger Federer, it’s easy to see how Grigor Dimitrov became as successful as he is today.
09 Jul 2017
Grigor Dimitrov is through to the second week of Wimbledon after a match against Dudi Sela of Israel. The Bulgarian was leading 6-1 6-1 when the Sela retired due to injury. This is the second time when Dimitrov advances to the second week of the Grand Slam tournament in London, in 2014 he beat Andy Murray in the quarterfinals and lost to Novak Djokovic in the semifinals.

On Monday Grigor Dimitrov will play Roger Federer who holds 7 Wimbledon titles. Federer won all 5 matches against Dimitrov last one being in 2016 at Australian Open.
08 Jul 2017
After the smashing win 6-3 6-2 6-1 over the Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis on Thursday, Grigor Dimitrov will play Dudi Sela of Israel in the third round of Wimbledon on Saturday.

Dimitrov won all 4 matches at ATP World Tour level against Dudi Sela with last win in Delray Beach in February 2016.