Dimitrov/Ilhan Pass to the Quarterfinals

10 August 2009
Gridor Dimitrov together with Marcel Ilhan had no problems in the opening round of the doubles of the American Express Ted Open in Istanbul, Turkey. Dimitrov/Ilhan defeat the local pair Haluk Akkoyun/Baris Ergun with convincing result of 6-2 6-1 to advance to the quarterfinals. Their opponents will be decided in tomorrow's match between Seed 1 Kohlmann (Germany)/Wassen (The Netherlands) and Beck (Slovakia)/Krkoska (Czech Republic). Grigor and Marcel gained 13 ATP doubles points and $640 of the prize money so far.

Grigor Dimitrov's first round match against Nicolas Mahut (France) is forth in a row at the Central court as the first match starts at 11 am local time on Tuesday, 11 August 2009.

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