Grigor Dimitrov had a couple of rough seasons after he conquered the headlines all over the world at the end of 2017 when he won the ATP Finals. After so much struggle, the Bulgarian sensation has found his way back especially in the second part of the season, when he reached the semifinals at the US Open and in Bercy. Grigor is still far from his world no.3 career-high, but he is now ranked no.20 and he can definitely aim at breaking back in the top10 if he fins his best tennis.
Grigor has recently replaced Radek Stepanek with Christian Groh keeping Andre Agassi as his advisor. The Bulgarian sensation has now decided to play the prestigious ATP500 in Rotterdam that will take place the 8th of February.
Many top and exciting players will play the event such as Gael Monfils, Stan Wawrinka, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Daniil Medvedev, Karen Khachanov, Denis Shapovalov, David Goffin, Fabio Fognini, Roberto Bautista Agut, and rising star Jannik Sinner.
The defending champion is Gael Monfils that defeated his dear friend Stan Wawrinka in the final.
Grigor Dimitrov’s ranking and performance in 2019
Ranked no.20, Dimitrov played his last match on the 2nd of November when he lost to Novak Djokovic 7-65 6-4 in the semifinal in Paris.
Grigor Dimitrov’s best performance of this season was getting to the semi-finals at the U.S. Open and Paris.
Stefanos Tsitsipas’s in 2019
Ranked no.6, Stefanos played his last match on the 17th of November when he beat Dominic Thiem 6-76 6-2 7-64 in the final in London to win his 4th career title.
This year the Greek has a 53-25 win-loss record. Stefanos conquered 3 titles in 2019 in Marseille, in Estoril and in London. Tsitsipas was the finalist in Dubai, in Madrid and in Beijing.
Grigor Dimitrov and Stefanos Tsitsipas have never played each other.
Denis Shapovalov’s performance in 2019
Ranked no.15 (career-high), Denis played his last match on the 3rd of November when he had to surrender to Novak Djokovic 6-3 6-4 in the final in Paris.
This year Denis has a 33-25 win-loss record. Denis clinched 1 title in Stockholm. The Canadian was the finalist in Paris.
Daniil Medvedev’s ranking and performance in 2019
Ranked no.5, Daniil played his last match on the 15th of November when he had to bow to Alexander Zverev 6-4 7-64 in the round-robin in London.
This year the Russian has a 58-21 win-loss record. Daniil conquered 4 titles in 2019 in Sofia, in Cincinnati, in St. Petersburg and in Shanghai. Daniil was the finalist in Brisbane, in Barcelona, in Washington, in Montreal and at the U.S. Open.
Denis Shapovalov and Daniil Medvedev played each other 3 times. The head to head is 2-1 for Shapovalov.
The last time that they fought against each other, won 6-3 6-3 in the semifinal of the Tokyo (Rakuten Japan Open) in October 2018.