Grigor Dimitrov enters the 2018 ATP World Tour as the world No. 3 in men’s singles tennis. The Bulgarian is poised to win a Grand Slam this year.
Grigor Dimitrov is poised to win his first ever Grand Slam on the 2018 ATP World Tour. After winning the end of year ATP Finals in London, the 26-year-old Bulgarian tennis star has risen in the men’s singles rankings.
Now the world No. 3, Dimitrov appears to be entering a new era in his career. Last year, he reached the semifinals at the Australian Open. With his recent success, he must be considered a favorite in each of this year’s major tournaments.
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Dimitrov has been to the semifinals at both the Australian Open and at Wimbledon. While he remains in search of his first Grand Slam final or title, 2018 could be his year.
Entering 2018 as the ATP Finals champion, Grigor Dimitrov is now a household name in men’s singles tennis.
Throughout his young career, the Bulgarian has seen success against several top players in the sport. While both Roger Federer remains undefeated against Dimitrov, the world No. 3 has several wins over the likes of Stan Wawrinka and Andy Murray.
He has earned just one win against Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, but Dimitrov has the benefit of youth and health on his side entering 2018. Federer appears to be better than ever at the start of the year, but the majority of the sport’s top players are dealing with ongoing injuries. Men’s singles tennis could see a changing of the guard this year. Players such as Dimitrov and German Next Generation star Alexander Zverev are now contenders in any tournament they play in.
In his first tournament on the 2018 tour, Dimitrov reached the semifinals. While he dropped his meeting with eventual champion Nick Kyrgios, it was an impressive run to start the season for the world No. 3. He brings with him plenty of pressure after winning the ATP Finals in London, but the Bulgarian has the chance to prove himself in 2018.
The first Grand Slam of the calendar year is the Australian Open at Melbourne Park. Grigor Dimitrov must be considered one of the favorites outside of Federer, Nadal, and Djokovic. Stay tuned to see if the Bulgarian tennis star can earn his first career Grand Slam title on the 2018 ATP World Tour. Check back for updates on his progress throughout the year.