Dimitrov Loses to Djokovic in Wimbledon Semifinal

Sports | July 4, 2014, Friday // 18:28|  views

Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria crashes out to Novak Djokovic of Serbia in their semi final match during the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis Club, in London, Britain, 04 July 2014. Photo by EPA/BGNES

Bulgarian star tennis player Grigor Dimitrov has lost to Serbia's Novak Djokovic in a hotly contested semifinal of Wimbledon.

Dimitrov ended his outstanding performance at Wimbledon after losing to Djokovic by a score of 4-6, 6-3, 6-7(2), 6-7(7) in a match that lasted slightly over three hours.

This was the fifth match between the two, with Djokovic leading by 3:1 victories, according to dnevnik.bg.

Dimitrov reached semifinals after beating defending champion Andy Murray with 6:1, 7:6 (4), 6:2 on Wednesday.

Dimitrov's historic victory made him the first Bulgarian to break into the Top 10 of the Emirates ATP Rankings.

By qualifying for the semifinal, Dimitrov secured EUR 553 000 and 720 points in the world ranking, and is to move to place 9 on Monday.

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