Bulgaria's Dimitrov Withdraws from Doubles Semifinals in Brisbane

Sports | January 9, 2016, Saturday // 10:43
Bulgaria: Bulgaria's Dimitrov Withdraws from Doubles Semifinals in Brisbane Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria returns the ball to Roger Federer of Switzerland during their quarter final match of the Brisbane International Tennis Tournament in Brisbane, Australia, January 08, 2016. EPA/BGNES

Bulgaria's top male tennis player Grigor Dimitrov and Kei Nishikori (Japan) will not take part in the the doubles semifinals of Brisbane International, the organizers have said, citing pain in Dimitrov's shoulder.

The two were to face James Duckworth and Chris Guccione (both playing for Australia).

After a more promising start of 2016 with several gains in Brisbane, Dimitrov on Friday lost to Roger Federer 4:6, 7:6, 4:6.

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