Hard work in the off-season shines through in January and Grigor Dimitrov, at his most successful major championship, is no exception. With the support of former World No. 1 and four-time Australian Open titlist Andre Agassi, in addition to regular coach Daniel Vallverdu, on his team, the Bulgarian booked a place in the third round in Melbourne on Wednesday night.
Dimitrov, the No. 20 seed, struck 57 winners to advance with a 6-3, 6-7(5), 6-3, 7-5 victory over World No. 94 Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay in two hours and 49 minutes. He will next play Italy’s Thomas Fabbiano on Friday.
In eight previou...more