Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov Reaches Semifinals of Men's Doubles in Brisbane

Sports | January 6, 2016, Wednesday // 11:47
Bulgaria: Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov Reaches Semifinals of Men's Doubles in Brisbane The highest ranking Bulgarian male tennis player Grigor Dimitrov. File photo

The highest ranking Bulgarian male tennis player Grigor Dimitrov reached the semifinals of the men's doubles competition of the Brisbane International Tournament.

In the second round, Dimitrov and his Japanese partner Kei Nishikori defeated Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut from France with 4:6, 6:1, 10:7 in a match which lasted 70 minutes.

The Frenchmen, who were seeded first, won the first set, but their opponents made a comeback by winning the next set and the tiebreak.

In the semifinal, the Bulgarian and the Japanese will face James Duckworth and Chris Guccione from Australia.

Dimitrov is also continuing his participation in the second round of the singles competition, where he is to face Serbian Viktor Troicki after having defeated Gilles Simon from France in the first round.

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