GRIGOR DIMITROV

Bulgarian Tennis Player

Last Single Match
Australian Open, 25096000A$
Melbourne, Australia,
R64: [Q] Mackenzie McDonald (USA )
win: 4-6 6-2 6-4 0-6 8-6


Next Single Match
Australian Open, 25096000A$
Melbourne, Australia,
R32: [30] Andrey Rublev (RUS )

Current Ranking
3
Doubles: 400
15 Jan 2018

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17 Jan 2018
World number 3 Grigor Dimitrov was pushed to the limit before scraping past 186th ranked Mackenzie McDonald of the United States who entered the main draw from the qualifications.

The Bulgarian who many experts consider as one of the favorites for the title at Australian Open, managed to win 4-6 6-2 6-4 0-6 8-6 within 3 hours and 25 minutes.

"He deserves a lot of credit. He played an unbelievable game," said Dimitrov. "I had to fight so much and in the end I think my experience helped me."

"I'm so happy with the result and the fight."

In the third round on Friday Grigor Dimitrov will play No 32 Andrey Rublev. The Russian won the only match against Dimitrov - in the second round of US Open in 2017.
15 Jan 2018
Grigor Dimitrov made a strong start to his mission of Australian Open 2018 with 6-3 6-2 6-1 win over the qualifier Dennis Novak of Austria. Dimitrov needed only 1 hour and 38 to close the match.

"I just tried to be compact, focused, used every opportunity I had and tried to save some energy," said the semi-finalist of last year's edition of the tournament.

In the second round on Wednesday Grigor Dimitrov will play the American Mackenzie McDonald, No 178.
14 Jan 2018
Seed 3 of the main draw Grigor Dimitrov will start again st the qualifier Dennis Novak of Austria in the first round of the first Grand Slam tournament of the year. The match of Dimitrov and Novak is 3rd in a row at Rod Laver Arena on Monday following Ostapenko - Schiavone and Venus Williams - Bencic. The first match starts 1am CET/2am Sofia time.

The potential second round opponent of Dimitrov in the second round is the winner of the match of the qualifiers Mackenzie McDonald of USA, No 178, and Elias Ymer of Sweden, No 147.
04 Jan 2018
World No 3 Grigor Dimitrov saved two match points in the tie-break of the second set on his way to the win over the Australian John Millman 4-6 7-6(8) 6-3. Dimitrov complimented the play of Millman:“He couldn't have played the ball better,” said Dimitrov. “But also, at the same time, I thought I couldn't have done anything else besides what I did. I think two of the shots in the first match point were pure instinct for me. So I'm pleased with it.”

Grigor will next play the Brit Kyle Edmund in the quarterfinals on Friday.
02 Jan 2018
Grigor Dimitrov with partner Ryan Harrison beat the Australian pair Lleyton Hewitt and Jordan Thompson 6-3 1-6 [10-5] in the first round of the doubles at Brisbane International.

In the quarterfinals Dimitrov and Harrison will play 4th seeded Australians Nick Kyrgios and Matt Reid. The match is scheduled for Wednesday, 3rd January.

The first single match of Dimitrov will be on Thursday, 4th January, against the winner of the first round match of the qualifier Peter Polansky of Canada and the wild card holder John Milman of Australia.