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Grigor Dimitrov Qualifies for Quarterfinal in Bucharest

Sports | April 24, 2014, Thursday // 12:03| Views: 1054 | Comments: 0
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Bulgaria: Grigor Dimitrov Qualifies for Quarterfinal in Bucharest Grigor Dimitrov. Photo by EPA/BGNES

Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov defeated Czech Jiri Vesely 7:6, 6:2 in the second round of the ATP tournament in Bucharest.

Dimitrov, who is seeded 1st in the tournament, enjoyed the support of a full capacity crowd, among which many Bulgarians living in Romania.

The first set was tightly contested, as the 20-year-old Vesely hung on until the end against his high-ranked opponent. Dimitrov took the tie break 7-5 points and then cruised through the second set in dominant fashion.

In the quarterfinal on Friday, Dimitrov will face Ukrainian Sergiy Stakhovsky, who is ranked 92nd in the world.

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