Who is Grigor Dimitrov?
Grigor Dimitrov is a Bulgarian professional tennis player. He was born in May 1991, in Haskovo, Bulgaria. Grigor is the first one to reach the top 10 ATP singles. Grigor was born to Dimitar Dimitrov and Maria Dimitrov, with the birth sign Taurus. His father was a tennis coach, and his mother was a sports teacher, as well as a former volleyball player. He holds a Bulgarian nationality and White ethnicity. With the height of 6 feet 3 inches and weight about 81 kg, he has been able to maintain his body fit.
|Celebrated Name||Grigor Dimitrov|
|Birth Date||May 1991|
|Birth Place||Haskovo, Bulgaria|
|Parents||Father: Dimitar Dimitrov
Mother: Maria Dimitrov
|Height||6 feet 3 inches|
|Net Worth||$8 million|
Grigor was influenced in sports by his family. Also, her mother gave him his first tennis racket, just at the age of three. After two years, when he was five, he started playing daily. As time passed, he turned professional, at the age of 16.
For his education, Grigor attended Sanchez-Casal academy in 2007. Furthermore, he trained under the Emilio Sanchez and Pato Alvarez’s leadership, Later, after a year, he went to Paris, France, and joined Patrick Mouratoglou’s Tennis Academy. He spent the next four seasons there.
The Career of Grigor Dimitrov
At the age of 14, Grigor won his first junior cup, the U14 European title. In 2006, he followed the victory by winning the Orange Bowl U16 Boys Singles. Moreover, he became the “Eddie Herr International 2007 Rising Star”.
At the age of 16, Grigor played in the Davis Cup for the first time. Representing his country, he won both the “singles” and “doubles”. Moreover, he won the Davis Cup in 2007. In addition, in 2008, he won the US Open and Wimbledon. In 2009, he enters with a wildcard entry in Wimbledon. At the end of the 2008 season, he ranked as world number three.
In 2008, he started his professional career in a futures tournament in Barcelona. Also, he played his first ATP match at the Ordina Open. He earned the wildcard entry into the Mutua Madrilena Madrid Open. He won his first ATP level for the first time in the first round of the Davidoff Swiss indoors. In addition, in 2009, he won his first ATP main draw, and his first doubles challenger title. In 2010, he went for the quarterfinals of Internationaux de Nouvelle-Caledonie’s challenger event, and the Honolulu Challenger.
Grigor won the two matches in Germany and one in Spain. He ranked in the top 250. Moreover, he won the IPP Trophy, and many titles at the Chang-Sat Bangkok Open and Hang-Sat Bangkok Open.
Personal Life of Grigor Dimitrov
In late 2012, Grigor dated Maria Sharapova. However, in July 2015, they separated. Later, in 2016, he was in a relationship with the Television personality Nicole Scherzinger. Nicole is 13 years senior to Grigor. It seems they are in a romantic relationship.
Along with earning massive popularity, Grigor Dimitrov has been able to earn a good amount of money. His net worth is estimated to be about $8 million.