Monday, February 13, 2017

Grigor Dimitrov wins Sofia Open title

Grigor Dimitrov wins Sofia Open title
Grigor Dimitrov wins Sofia Open title

Grigor Dimitrov beat David Goffin 75 64 to win the 2017 Sofia Open title.

After taking the opening set, Dimitrov took a 5-0 lead but the he was broken twice. He eventually closed the set and the match.

"This is my most prestigious title for sure, winning it at home is a tremendous success for me," he said as quoted on ATP. "I will treasure this title for the rest of my life, it's something amazing for me."

"The crowd has been absolutely magnificent throughout. I'm more than thankful for their support."

"David is an extremely good player," he added. "I just had to focus and just be there in each point and each game. He's one of the toughest competitors out there."

"I was 5-1 up and 40-0 up (2nd set) and I still couldn't close it out. The way he played at the end was incredible. I'm going to have a lot of battles with this guy in the future."

"I have great ambitions. I want to reach the ATP Finals in London," he explained.

Despite missing out on a third ATP World Tour title, Goffin was satisified with another confidence-boosting tournament. “A really positive week, the beginning of the week was not easy, I couldn’t find my rhythm, but now I’ve played some good tennis,” said the Belgian. “It was a great week and really positive for the rest of the season.”