Grigor Dimitrov is a Bulgarian pro tennis player with the highest rank as No.8 in 2014. His nickname was Baby Fed.

When he became a professional tennis player he got the nickname G-Force.

Early years

He was born on May 16, 1991 in Haskovo, Bulgaria in a family of athlets. His father was a tennis coach and mother was an ex volleyball player. This explains why he loves both of this two sports.

Career development

He became really good really quick so he became a part of the junior tennis competitions. He won his first cup in 2005.

He made it to the finals of the Orange Bowl Boys Singles two years later and by playing in doubles in 2007 US Open. He also won the Wimbledon in July 2008.

He became the world No.1. Junior player by winning the US Open in 2008 against Tsung- hua Yang.

He is known for his versatile  playing style because he can adapt playing to all kinds of tennis players. He is often compared to Roger Federer because both of them play all-round style of tennis.

In 2005 he was awarded with the title Best Young Player in Bulgaria. In 2014 he was their Sports Person of the Year. This title came after winning a match against Novak Djokovic who was a No.1. at that point.

He turned pro after celebrating his 16th birthday and was recognized as a huge talent and someone who will go only up.

In 2008 he moved to Paris to be trained at Patrick Mouratoglou’s Tennis Academy.

He is the most famous Bulgarian tennis player ever and he is  the only one in the history of his country to win on ATP tournament and achieve that title.

In 2012 he played singles at 2012 Summer Olympics.

Personal life

In 2012 he was on the cover of newspapers and magazines for alleged ruomurs that he dated Serena Williams and afterward left her to be with a famous Russian player Maria Sharapova. They were together until 2015.

In 2016 he started dating Nicole Schertzinger, a singer who started her career in a women’s group called Pussycat dolls.

He lives in Monte Carlo in Monaco.

He is a really passionate person in everything he does. He smashed three requets at one tournament before he was disqualified for undsportsmanlike conduct – and all of that was rage towards himself.

He loves playing volleyball and American football in his free time, but basketball (NBA) is his favourite thing to watch.

He is also a passionate collector of beautiful expensive watches.

Philantropic work

Grigor often plays charity tennis matches. When he was playing in Glasgow,,Scotland, against brothers Murray, he even wore a kilt over his training shorts. Kilt is a tradicional Scottish male dress, basically a skirt to the knees.

He contributes to UNICEF and other children charity organizations.

Quick summary

Full name: Grigor Dimitrov Dimitrov

Date of birth: May 16, 1991

Age: 26

Birthplace: Haskovo, Bulgaria

Profession: tennis player

Height: 1,90 m

Weight: 81 kgs

Net worth: $6,7 million