Grigor Dimitrov

Height / weight 1.91 m / 81 kg
Born May 16, 1991
Nationality Bulgaria Bulgaria

Grigor Dimitrov is a professional tennis player from Bulgaria. He is a former World No.3 in men’s singles. He reached this ranking on November 20, 2017. He has made it to the semifinals of three of the four Grand Slam events and he also won the ATP Tour Finals in 2017. He is also an Olympian and represented his country in the 2012 Olympic Games, making it to the second round of the men’s singles event.

Player Profile

Grigor Dimitrov was born on May 16, 1991 in Haskovo, Bulgaria. He currently resides in Monte Carlo, Monaco. He stands 191 cm tall and his weight was last listed at 81 kg. The right-handed player has a one-handed backhand.

He turned pro in 2008 and since then, he has earned $21,437,120 in prize money, which puts him in the Top 20 of the all-time earners in men’s tennis. He is coached by Dante Bottini.

He is noted for being the first and only Bulgarian player to have reached a final in a doubles event and also the first Bulgarian to qualify for an ATP Final, which he ended up winning. He is also the top Bulgarian earner in tennis.

Career

As a junior player, he won the Wimbledon Boy’s Singles and the US Open Boy’s Singles both in 2008. He made his ATP debut as a professional player in the same year. He won his first ATP match in 2009 and he also made his Grand Slam Debut this year. It was at Wimbledon and he made it through the first round before he was sidelined by a knee injury.

He debuted in the Top 250 in 2010 and the Top 100 of the world rankings a year later, in 2011. He ended 2012 in the Top 50 of the world rankings. He did not win his first ATP title until 2013 at the Stockholm Open.

One of the top finishes in his Grand Slam career was a semifinal finish at Wimbledon in 2014. He would not see a Grand Slam semifinals again until 2017 at the Australian Open. He would make his third grand slam semifinals finish at the US Open in 2019. In 2020, he had his best Wimbledon finish when he landed in the fourth round of the grass-court Grand Slam.

Aside from his singles career, Dimitrov also plays doubles and mixed doubles. As a doubles player, his top Grand Slam finish was the third round of the 2013 Aussie Open. As a mixed doubles player, he made it to the first round of Roland Garros in 2011.

In 2022, he marked his 350th tour-level win. He also reached the quarterfinals of the Indian Wells Masters and he made it to the semifinals of the Monte-Carlo Masters.

Career Record

Singles

  • Highest Singles Ranking: 3 (November20, 2017)
  • Current Singles Ranking: 21 (July 9,2022)

Best Grand Slam Singles Results

  • Australian Open - SF (2017)
  • French Open - 4R (2020)
  • Wimbledon - SF (2014)
  • US Open - SF (2019)

Other Singles Tournaments

  • Tour Finals - W (2017)
  • Olympic Games - 2R (2012)

Doubles

  • Highest Doubles Ranking: 66 (August26, 2013)

Best Grand Slam Doubles Performances

  • Australian Open - 3R (2013)
  • French Open - 2R (2013)
  • Wimbledon - 2R (2011, 2013)
  • US Open - 1R (2011)

Best Grand Slam Mixed Doubles Performances

  • French Open - 1R (2011)

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