Bulgaria's Dimitrov Defeats Australia's Ebden to Progress to 2nd Round of US Open

Sports | August 31, 2015, Monday // 21:22
Bulgaria: Bulgaria's Dimitrov Defeats Australia's Ebden to Progress to 2nd Round of US Open Grigor Dimitrov. File photo EPA/BGNES

Grigor Dimitrov proceeded to the second round of the 2015 US Open on Monday, defeating the Australian qualifier Matthew Ebden in three sets.

The 17th seed Bulgarian came through by a comfortable 6-4 6-2 6-4 win over Ebden in New York.

Dimitrov needed 1 hour 28 minutes to reach his third victory in as many matches against Ebden. The Bulgarian will meet  Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan in the second round.

Dimitrov hasn’t reached a final this year even though he achieved several notable victories, including wins against Stan Wawrinka, Fabio Foghini and Fernando Verdasco.

 

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