Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov Makes It to ATP's Hottest Shots of 2013
Bulgarian rising star of professional tennis Grigor Dimitrov once again ranks high as he is placed 3rd in ATP's Hot Shots of 2013.
Last year the highest ranking Bulgarian tennis player came out first in ATPWorldTour.com Hot Shot rankings.
Dimitrov, who occupies the 23th position in the professional tennis rankings, won the third place with one of his many attractive performances in 2013.
In a match at the quarter-finals of the Washington tournament, the 21-year-old Bulgarian talent won a great play against the German veteran Tommy Haas, which included 20 shots.
It all started with very deep backhands at the baseline, followed by an exchange of backhands, ending with an impressive play on the net.
Grigor Dimitrov managed to strike a short volley that 35-year-old German was able to catch and return to the opponent's half. Dimitrov proved fast enough and passed the ball over the net while falling on the ground.
The ATP's Hot Shot ranking was topped by the French Gael Monfils. In a match against Tommy Haas at the quarterfinals in Halle, Monfils lost a play, but managed to strike a great smash, after a jump over the ball.
Roger Federer comes second in the rankings with his performance during the match with Juan Martin del Potro at the group stage in the ATP finals.
The Argentinian is ranked fourth for his phenomenal lob between his legs with his back to the court during the match with Nikolay Davydenko in Cincinnati.
The top five is completed by David Ferrer, who won a point against Rafael Nadal after several outstanding defenses.
Last year the Bulgarian starlet Grigor Dimitrov's jaw-dropping shot at the Swiss Indoor Tournaments in Basel was named shot of the year at ATP 500.
During his match against Serbian Viktor Troicki the talented young Bulgarian made an amazing shot – he came up a behind the back, half volley and dropped shot winner that stunned the crown and even himself.
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