Dimitrov Proceeds in Shanghai Masters after 1st Win over Gasquet

Sports | October 11, 2016, Tuesday // 13:59
Bulgaria: Dimitrov Proceeds in Shanghai Masters after 1st Win over Gasquet Richard Gasquet (pictured) has been among Grigor Dimitrov's most challenging opponents. File photo, EPA/BGNES

Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria has defeated Richard Gasquet of France for the first time, making it past the first round of the Shanghai Masters tournament in China.

Dimitrov has beaten the world's No 17 (a spot above him) 6:4, 6:4.

With Gasquet having a clear lead in the beginning, Bulgaria's highest-ranking player has managed to turn the tables at 3:0.

On Sunday, Dimitrov lost the China Open tournament in Beijing.

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