Grigor Dimitrov Bio

  • Began to play tennis at age five
  • Only child of father, Dimitar, who is a tennis coach, and mother, Maria, who is a sports teacher and former volleyball player
  • Speaks Bulgarian and English
  • Considers favourite shot backhand down the line and favourite surfaces are hard court and grass
  • Ambition is to be World No. 1
  • Idol is growing up was Pete Sampras
  • Hobbies include cars, computers and watches
  • Compiled outstanding junior results, finishing as No. 3 junior in world in 2008
  • Captured Wimbledon and US Open junior titles and advanced to QF at Roland Garros in '08
  • In '07, reached Orange Bowl final in Miami (l. to Berankis).
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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