Who is Grigor Dimitrov and what is his net worth 2018? This Bulgarian professional tennis player was born on May 16, 1991, at Haskovo, Bulgaria. He is the only child to his parents, Dimitar and Maria. Dimitar, his father, was a tennis coach and Maria, his mother, was a sports teacher as well as a former volleyball player. So, we can say that his inspiration, as well as his training, started at home. His father was his first coach.
He started playing tennis with his parents at the gentle age of five. After that, he was admitted to Sanchez-Casal Academy where he found mentors like Pato Alvarez and Emilio Sanchez. After a year Dimitrov moved to Paris where, in 2008, he joined the Patrick Mouratoglou’s Tennis Academy. There he spent the next four seasons. Talking about his family, we can say that he had a great support from his parents.
This Bulgarian tennis player dated Maria Sharapova but their affair didn’t last long and eventually, both parted their ways. His recent love interest or girlfriend is Nicole Scherzinger. As he is unmarried he has a big female following.
When he was just 14 years old he won his first junior cup, the U14 European title. In 2006, he won Orange Bowl U16 Boys Singles. After his victories, he was declared “Eddie Herr International 2007 Rising Star”. Then at the age of 16, he played the Davis Cup. He won the ‘singles’ and ‘doubles’ while representing his country in Davis Cup and also won the cup in 2007 against Hungary for his country, Bulgaria. In 2008, he won US Open for which he is so famous. Along with this he also won Wimbledon, which is his favourite tournament. At the end of the year of 2008, Dimitrov was ranked as ‘World number three’.
He is the first Bulgarian player who won an ATP title in singles. It is quite amazing to know that he has won four ATP titles in ‘singles’. He enjoyed a quite successful career in junior tennis but he also nailed his later tennis career. He represented his country in so many tournaments and won so many trophies and titles for Bulgaria. He won the IPP trophy also. Dimitrov also bagged many titles at Hang-Sat Bangkok Open and Chang-Sat Bangkok Open.
Dimitrov became a successful player, who got his first victory against Mardy Fish of the USA who was among top 10 players at that time. It’s a great honour that he represented his country in 2012 Olympics. He qualifies for many events like Shanghai Rolex Masters event and Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships but he didn’t win those championships. In 2012, he once again played for Davis cup and won the cup for his country. At the end of 2012, he was ranked at ‘world number 48’ (singles). In 2013, he lost the Australian Open but still, he was among the ‘top 40’. He reached ‘top 30’ in ATP’s rankings after playing well in some matches and events like Monte-Carlo Masters.
By winning against Novak Djokovic at Mutua Madrid Open, he got his first real big victory. Talking about Grand Slam Tournament, he was the first Bulgarian to play in such a big event where he got ‘third position’. In 2013, he was ranked 23rd in ‘singles’ and 68th in ‘doubles’. For “Bulgarian Sportsperson of the Year” Award, he got ‘second’ highest votes.
In 2014, Dimitrov was the first Bulgarian player to reach ‘Top 20’ after playing with Brisbane International. Finally, after playing at events like Washington Open hard court event, Italian Open, Bucharest Open, Cincinnati Masters and so many other events, he won the title of “Bulgarian Sportsperson of the Year”.
Net Worth of Grigor Dimitrov
It is quite surprising to know that he is among top 10 richest tennis players of Bulgaria. His estimated net worth is $8 million and he made such a fortune by endorsing brands like Nike. His association with US Open and French Open is also a big contribution to his big fortune. He is one of the most attractive players of Bulgaria who plays so well along with his good looks.
This famous tennis player is very fond of new gadgets, computers, watches, and cars. He owns a silver-colored Mercedes-Benz SLS. As he is fond of watches, he has a watch collection also. He has a big family house in Bulgaria. He is currently living in Los Angeles.
It’s quite interesting to know that at the starting of the year 2016, he was ranked “world number 28”. Dimitrov is playing well for his country and also leading a good private life with his current love interest Nicole Scherzinger. We hope that this highly talented player shall bring more success to his country.