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Grigor Dimitrov drops out of Australian Open

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Bulgaria’s best tennis player dropped out of the Australian Open tennis tournament because of an injury. At a quarterfinal match played in Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Dimitrov lost to Aslan Karatsev (Russia) 6:2; 4:6; 1:6; 2:6. 

Grigor Dimitrov struggled with a back injury throughout the last two sets. Throughout the third set Dimitrov struggled with his movement on the court and was unable to serve at full speed. Dimitrov has earned 180 points for the ATP rankings and next week is expected to climb to number 17.


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