Bulgarian Tennis Player

Last Single Match
Australian Open, 32505000A$
Melbourne, Australia,
R64: Tommy Paul (USA )
loss: 4-6 6-7(6) 6-3 7-6(3) 6-7(3)

Next Single Match
ABN Amro, €2013855
Rotterdam, The Netherlands,
R32: T.B.A.

Current Ranking
Doubles: 753
20 Jan 2020

Grigor Dimitrov through to First ATP Final

05 Jan 2013
Grigor Dimitrov is the first Bulgarian male tennis player to reach ATP tournament final. In dramatic semifinal match Dimitrov took down the Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis 6-3 5-7 7-6(5) in 2h 35min.

The Bulgarian started the match in best way reaching a lead of 3-0 games. Baghdatis saved another break-point in the next game and made made all efforts to return to the set and had two break-points on 1-3 and 2-4 but Grigor saved them and then closed the set 6-3. In the beginning of the second set Grigor succeeded to break again to 2-1 but Marcos broke in his turn to 2-2. With 5-6 on service game of Grigor, Baghdatis had 2 break-points which were saved but Baghdatis won the 3rd chance and took the set 7-5. The third set was dominated by the serving parties, on 4-4 Grigor had a chance to break but Marcos bravely saved it and eventually the score became 6-6. In the tie-break both payers succeeded to score mini-breaks, Grigor reached set-ball at 6-5 and after an error by Baghdatis, Dimitrov guaranteed his first ATP final.

Grigor Dimitrov earned 41'500 USD of the prize money and added 150 ranking points which may position him at new best ever position of 41.

On Sunday at around 2:30 pm local time (5:30 CET) Grigor Dimitrov will be on court with Andy Murray in a attempt for first ATP title win. This will be second match between them as Murray leads 1-0 after the win in the quarterfinal in Bangkok in 2011.

Andy Murray advanced to the final after Kei Nishikori retired with leg injury. Dimitrov- Nishikori doubles player withdrew from the tournament and Tommy Robredo - Marcelo Melo advance to the final match.
6 comments post comment

06 Jan 2013
#4: Браво, Гроджър ! На финала не беше леко, но това е само първият, не се отчайвай ! Това, което постигна е невероятно и сме ти благодарни, пази се от контузии и продължавай да се развиваш по същия начин, тази година имаш възможности за много други финали - възползвай се от тях ! Успех !

05 Jan 2013
#3: Great play, congratulations! Play your best tennis and you will win this one! Good luck!

05 Jan 2013
#2: Perfect! Go and get them! You can do it! Юнак

05 Jan 2013
#1: Congratulations Grigor. Good luck in the final!!!

05 Jan 2013
#0: Well done Grigor, good luck for the final.

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