Dimitrov Sweeps Past Goffin, Reaching Australian Open Semi-Finals

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Bulgaria: Dimitrov Sweeps Past Goffin, Reaching Australian Open Semi-Finals File photo, BGNES

Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria has made it to his first ever Austrian Open semi-final, after defeating David Goffin of Belgium.

It has taken him just over two hours to beat Goffin, the world's 11th-best tennis player according to the ATP ranking, 6:3, 6:2, 6:4.

The victory sends him to his second Grand Slam tournament semi-final. His debut was back in 2014. During the peak of his career so far, in 2013-2014, Dimitrov did not manage to win a Grand Slam title.

He will face either Canada's Milos Raonic or Spain's Rafael Nadal.

One of his role models, iconic Roger Federer, is playing at the other semi-final, and this raises the prospect of the two facing each other for the final.

 

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