Wimbledon: Andy Murray and Grigor Dimitrov set for fifth encounter

Last Updated: 02/07/14 7:39am

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Grigor Dimitrov and Andy Murray at the 2013 Sony Open

Grigor Dimitrov and Andy Murray at the 2013 Sony Open

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Ahead of their quarter-final clash at Wimbledon, we look back on the previous encounters between Andy Murray and Grigor Dimitrov.

Wednesday's match will be the fifth clash between the two friends, with Murray enjoying a 3-1 winning record so far.

2011, Bangkok quarter-finals - Murray won 6-4 6-4

Dimitrov's first meeting with Murray came early on in one of the best runs of form of the Scot's career. Murray was a relatively convincing winner over the Bulgarian in the last eight in Bangkok and went on to win three successive titles in the Thai capital, Tokyo and Shanghai.

2013, Brisbane final - Murray won 7-6 6-0

Dimitrov was playing in his first ATP Tour final and led 3-0 before Murray turned the match around. The British number one then broke down in tears during the trophy presentation as he dedicated the victory to "one of my best friends", adding: "You're going to get through it." Later the same day Ross Hutchins announced he was suffering from cancer.

2013, Miami third round - Murray won 7-6 6-3

Another win for Murray after a slow start. This time he trailed 5-2 in the opening set before fighting back to win in straight sets for a third time. Once again, Murray went on to win the title, beating David Ferrer in a marathon final.

2014, Acapulco semi-finals - Dimitrov won 4-6 7-6 7-6

Crucially for Dimitrov he will go into Wednesday's match knowing he has already beaten Murray after winning their most recent meeting in Mexico in February. It was Murray's first semi-final since back surgery and a gruelling test at only five minutes short of three hours.

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