Grigor Dimitrov Bio

  • • Began to play tennis at a very early age with his father.
  • • Father, Dimitar, is a tennis coach; mother, Maria, is a former volleyball player.
  • • Favourite shot is down-the-line backhand, tournament is Wimbledon and surfaces are hard and grass.
  • • Dream opponents are Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe.
  • • Favourite athlete is Tiger Woods.
  • • Ranked by Eurosport in 2014 as one of the Top 5 most marketable athletes in Europe.
  • • Writes down 3 things that he's thankful for each night before going to sleep.
  • • Became an honourary citizen of his hometown Haskovo in 2016.
  • • Donated ventilators to the Haskovo's hospital in 2020 to help those affected by COVID-19.
  • • Supports a number of Bulgarian and internationally-based foundations and initiatives mainly targeted at helping children.

Biographical information from ATP. Information might not be up to date.

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