Grigor Dimitrov

by Qwderwe 20 Aug,2017
Grigor Dimitrov

Grigor Dimitrov is a professional Bulgarian tennis player. After reaching the semifinals of Wimbledon, he received his best ranking world no. 8 in August 2014. He is the only Bulgarian player to achieve such a good ranking as well as to win highest prize money. 

Moreover, he is also the first Bulgarian player to win the ATP titles in single. Till now he has won 6 ATP titles. His current net worth is $6.7 million.

Early life

Grigor Dimitrov was born on May 16, 1991, in Haskovo, Bulgaria. His parents are Dimitar Dimitrov and Maria Dimitrova. His father is a tennis coach and his mother is a sports teacher as well as a former volleyball player in 1991.

Dimitrov started playing tennis at the age of 5. However, he was influenced to play tennis at the age of 3 after his mother gave him the tennis racket. He grew up along with his younger brother Ivo who is currently working on Put in Bay. Well, he turned professional at the age of 16.

Professional career

At the age of 14, Dimitrov won his first major junior title at a U14 European tournament. Moreover, he also won the Orange Bowl in 2006 and later he was named as Eddie Herr International 2007 Rising Star. During his junior career, he also participated in doubles. After winning the Wimbledon title he became one of the junior players to win the title along with Roger Federer and Stefan Edberg. Well, he became the world no. 1 on September 8. He started his professional career in 2008.

Dimitrov won his first title at a futures tournament in Barcelona. He played his first ATP tournament at the Ordina Open. In 2009 he just reached the second round of ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament.  Following year he won his first doubles challenger title along with Teymuraz Gabashvili in ATP Challenger Trophy.  In 2010 he was able to get a victory at Davis Cup. Moreover, he also won his first ATP tour match in grass court.

In 2011, Dimitrov won the Challenger DCNS de Cherbourg. Following year he participated in most of the tournaments but failed to win even a single title. However, he was able to reach the quarterfinals in different tournaments. He lost the  Winston-Salem Open with  Alexandr Dolgopolov in the third round. He also participated in Shanghai Rolex Masters but his journey ended in the second round after losing to  Andy Roddick. Dimitrov didn't perform best in all 2012 tournaments. So he lost all the tournaments. Furthermore, in his Shanghai Rolex Masters, he got defeated with the world no. 2 Novak Djokovic in the second round.

In 2014 he won his first ATP title at  If Stockholm Open. In 2014 he performed best and won three major titles on three different surfaces. Moreover, for the first time, he reached the semifinals of Grand Slam. In 2015-2016 he wasn't able to win even a single title although he participated in most of the tournaments. Coming to 2017, he won his first ATP title after three years at the season in Brisbane. Moreover, he also reached the semi-finals of Grand Slam for the second time.

Personal life

26 years old Grigor Dimitrov hasn't married yet. But he is dating Nicole Scherzinger since 2016. Besides this, he was in two relationships before. In early 2012 he dated Serena Williams. Serena is also an American professional tennis player. But they separated within few months. Similarly, the same year, Dimitrov dated a professional Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova.

Grigor Dimitrov and his girlfriend Maria Sharapova

They stayed in a relationship for three years and got separated in July 2015. These days he is happily enjoying his love life with his beloved girlfriend Nicole Scherzinger.Grigor Dimitrov and his girlfriend Nicole Scherzinger

She is an  American recording artist, actress as well as a television personality. Besides these, there are no any rumors of their separation as well as marriage. Hope this couple gets married soon.

Dimitrov has a height of 1.9 m and weight 81 kg. He belongs to Bulgarian nationality and falls under white ethnic group. Besides his profession, his main interests are sports, cars, computers, and watches.

Net worth and other facts

Being such a famous player with a good personality, he must have a good net worth. Well, his current net worth is $6.7 million which is totally worth. He has won $8,969,516 in the prize money in his whole career. He also owns a Mercedes Benz SLS car.Grigor Dimitrov and his car

The price of the car is $200,000+.

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