Professional tennis player Grigor Dimitrov was born in Haskovo, Bulgaria, on May 16, 1991. He is renowned for his elegant play style and adaptable abilities on the court.
Grigor Dimitrov took a keen interest in tennis at a young age and started competing in it. He proceeded to Spain to attend the esteemed Sánchez-Casal Academy, where he refined his talents and emerged as a talented young player after his talent became obvious very fast.
In 2008, he won the Wimbledon boys’ singles title, signaling his potential for a successful professional career. His accomplishments as a junior player laid the foundation for the challenges and triumphs he would experience at the elite level of the sport.
Grigor Dimitrov turned professional in 2008 and embarked on a journey in the world of men’s tennis. He gained attention not only for his powerful and elegant game but also for being nicknamed “Baby Fed” due to his playing style’s resemblance to that of Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer.
One of Dimitrov’s career highlights came in 2014 when he won the ATP Finals in London, defeating David Goffin in the final. This victory marked a significant milestone, showcasing his ability to compete at the highest level and beat some of the best players in the world.
In January, Grigor Dimitrov played a crucial role as the captain of the Bulgarian team in the inaugural 2020 ATP Cup. The top 24 nations were invited to the event, with qualification determined by the ATP singles rating of each nation’s top player.
Even though Bulgaria is ranked 19th, Dimitrov led the team in Group C and won both of his singles matches against the best players in the world, Radu Albot of Moldova and Dan Evans of Great Britain. Dimitrov and partner Alexandar Lazarov overcame the seasoned British duo of Jamie Murray and Joe Salisbury in a thrilling three-set encounter.
Moving on to the 2023 Australian Open, Dimitrov advanced to the third round by defeating Aslan Karatsev and Laslo Djere. However, he faced a tough challenge in the form of Novak Djokovic in the third round, eventually losing in straight sets to the eventual champion, who went on to secure his 10th Australian Open title and 22nd Grand Slam.
Who is Dimitrov’s Girlfriend?
Lolita Osmanova is the current girlfriend of Grigor Dimitrov. She is the CEO of Luxury International Magazine as well as a Monaco ambassador at Berlin Iglesias Art.