Ryan Harrison is the US Open First Round Opponent of Grigor Dimitrov

Ryan Harrison is the US Open First Round Opponent of Grigor Dimitrov
22 August 2014
Grigor Dimitrov is No 7 seed of the main draw of the 4th Grand Slam tournament of the year. Dimitrov won the boy's singles title in 2008 but was not lucky in the main draw matches so far - last year he lost to Joao Sousa of Portugal in the first round. In 2012 and 2011 Grigor could not advance to the second round after losing to the Frenchmen Benoit Paire and Gael Monfils respectively.

In this year's edition of US Open Grigor Dimitrov will start against Ryan Harrison of the United States. Dimitrov won the only match against Harrison in the first round of Wimbledon earlier this year. The possible next opponents for Grigor are Carlos Berlocq of Argentina or Dudi Sela of Israel in the second round. In the third round Dimitrov could meet No 32 seed Joao Sousa to whom he lost last year.

In the first quarter of the draw are No 1 Novak Djokovic and No 8 Andy Murray who could meet at the quarterfinals. Other top players in this section of the draw are Isner and Tsonga. The second quarter of the draw is lead by No 3 Stan Wawrinka. The possible quarterfinal opponent for him is Milos Raonic. Their part of the draw include Kei Nishikori and Tommy Robredo. No 4 David Ferrer and No 6 Tomas Berdych lead the third quarter of the draw with Ernests Gulbis, Feliciano Lopez, Marin Cilic, Kevin Anderson being their potential opponents until the quarterfinals.

If Dimitrov reaches the quarterfinals he would play No 2 seed Roger Federer. The other seeded players in the fourth quarter of the draw are Sousa, Monfils, Gasquet, Fognini, Bautusta Agut and Karlovic.

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