Tennis: Bulgaria's Dimitrov Scoops Title at Brisbane International

Sports | January 8, 2017, Sunday // 13:02|  views

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Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria has won his first title for the year by grabbing the title at Brisbane International.

The victory is a huge success after a year of tought defeats.

It has also brought Dimitrov the first ATP title in two-and-a-half years.

Dimitrov has defeated Kei Nishikori of Japan 6:2, 2:6, 6:3.

Dominating the first set, he has also managed to display patience throughout the third one, not giving Nishikori, the world's No 5, a single chance for breakthrough.

The world's No 17 is now expected to go up the ATP ranking whose new version is due to be announced on Monday.


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