Stakhovsky Defeated Dimitrov in the First Round in Miami

Stakhovsky Defeated Dimitrov in the First Round in Miami
24 March 2011
Grigor Dimitrov left the Miami Masters after losing to the Ukrainian Sergiy Stakhovsky 2-6 4-6 in the first round of the ATP Masters in Miami, Florida. Dimitrov's first service success in the first set was too low 42%, he had problems with every service game and Stakhovsky easily took the first set 6-2. In the second set double fault by Grigor lead the score to 1-3, then he broke the next game and succeeded to reach 3-3. Grigor Dimitrov was serving for staying in the match when the score was 4-5 but Stakhovsky won anothe break-point and won the set and the match.

Dimitrov will earn $7115 of the prize money and gained 26 ATP ranking points and in the 4 April 2011 ranking he would most probably lose positions.

Grigor Dimitrov withdrew from participation at the ATP Challenger in Barranquilla, Colombia, next week. The next tournaments where Grigor applied are:
- 4 April: ATP 250, Houston, Texas, USA, $442'500, main draw
- 18 April: ATP 500, Barcelona, Spain, $1'550'000, main draw
- 25 April: ATP 250, Munich, Germany, €398'250, main draw

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