Grigor Dimitrov Player Profile

Grigor Dimitrov: Is beginning to live up to the hype this year

Grigor Dimitrov: Is beginning to live up to the hype this year

Dimitrov continues to rise in the rankings after three tournament wins and a run to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open.

The Bulgarian has long been regarded as one of the most promising young prospects on the men's tour but has really started to deliver on his potential this year.

His trip to the last eight in Melbourne, where he was beaten in four sets by Rafael Nadal, was the first time he had ever been past the third round of a grand slam.

He has backed that up by winning in Acapulco and Bucharest and then took victory at the traditional Wimbledon tune-up at Queen's. A loss to Ivo Karlovic in the first round of the French Open was a notable blip, though.

Dimitrov, who won the junior Wimbledon crown in 2008, bases his game around strong baseline play and eye-catching groundstrokes.

Player Details

  • Nationality: BUL
  • Date Of Birth: May 16, 1991
  • Became Pro: 2008
  • Height: 1.9 m
Recent Results
Date Opponent Tournament Round Result Score
04/07/14 N Djokovic All England Lawn Tennis Championships SF Lost 4-6, 6-3, 6-72, 6-77
02/07/14 A Murray All England Lawn Tennis Championships QF Won 6-1, 7-64, 6-2
30/06/14 L Mayer All England Lawn Tennis Championships R4 Won 4-6, 6-76, 2-6
27/06/14 A Dolgopolov All England Lawn Tennis Championships R3 Won 7-63, 4-6, 6-2, 4-6, 1-6
25/06/14 L Saville All England Lawn Tennis Championships R2 Won 3-6, 2-6, 4-6
23/06/14 R Harrison All England Lawn Tennis Championships R1 Won 6-71, 3-6, 2-6
10 Year Grand Slam History
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Grigor Dimitrov News

Novak Djokovic: Will bid for his second Wimbledon title on Sunday

Djokovic delighted

Novak Djokovic was relieved to reach the Wimbledon final after a tough match against Grigor Dimitrov.

Grigor Dimitrov and Andy Murray: Duo set to lock horns at Wimbledon

Dimitrov ready for Murray

Grigor Dimitrov believes he can end Andy Murray's reign as Wimbledon champion on Centre Court on Wednesday.

Grigor Dimitrov: Knocked out of the first round by Croatia's Ivo Karlovic

Dimitrov stunned by Karlovic

Grigor Dimitrov was soundly beaten in straight sets after finding the service of Ivo Karlovic too hot to handle.


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