Meet Bulgaria’s most accomplished tennis player, Grigor Dimitrov. The 28-years-old right-handed athlete engulfed in his daily training from the age of five and has never stopped since. He embarked on his professional career from 2008 and is ranked 57th on ATP ranking(2019) with 3rd being his best ranking.
The Roger Federer and Pete Sampras fanboy have sure come a long way in his career with 6 ATP titles in his pocket.
Dating Info- Girlfriend?
Grigor Dimitrov’s career might have a solid foundation, but looking back at his dating chronicles, he has had a hard—he couldn't stick with the same partner. In fact, he dated a couple of ladies frequently. However, as of now, he has managed to find a lady of his dreams, who wants to settle with him soon.
His ongoing relationship with singer and TV star Nicole Scherzinger, former Pussycat Dolls member, seems promising and vivid nonetheless. Both being professionals in their respective spheres, the couple has to cope with scheduling and traveling blemishes. But as they say “Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it,” their relationship has been implementing their said matra.
Apparently, they started dating since 2015 and have exhibited appreciable affinity despite the huge age contrast of 13 years. He and his ladylove have been expressing their affection both on and off lenses. Grigor has even admitted that he wants to start a family with his girlfriend, Nicole soon.
Grigor Dimitrov alongside his girlfriend Nicole Scherzinger (Photo: The Sun)
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Before Nicole, Grigor dated three fellow tennis beauties. He courted Simona Stefanova from 2008 to 2012, and the two were pretty much open about it. Their kinship ended in the summer of 2012.
Maria Sharapova and Grigor Dimitrov spotted together (Photo:www.telegraph.co.uk)
Grigor then had a transient relationship with Serena Williams on the same year followed by his three years-long bonds with Maria Sharapova. Grigor and Maria parted ways in 2015.
2019- Parents & Career
Standing at the height of 6.3 feet and weight of 81 kgs, Lawn Tennis star was born on May 16, 1991, in Haskovo, Bulgaria. His parents, father Dimitar and mother Maria, whose birthday falls on 20 January, both had athletic backgrounds so it was of no surprise that Grigor would find his absorption on sports sooner or later.
Grigor displayed great compassion for the sport from an early age. It all started with his mom gifting him a tennis racket at the age of three. Growing up, he displayed splendid potential as a high school student.
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Dimitrov won the Orange Bowl U16 singles in 2006. The following year he was honored by the name Eddie Her International Rising star. In 2008, he became a part of Mouratoglou’s Tennis Academy located in France and spent four seasons there. He was later honored his first ATP title in 2013 Stockholm Open.
As for coaches, Grigor has been associated with six mentors until 2019. His mentorship with Peter Lundgren(2009-2010), Peter McNamara(2010-2011), Patrick Mouratoglou(2012), Roger Rasheed(2013-2015), Franco Davin(2015-2016) and Dani Vallverdy(2016-2019) has all been a part of his ascending career.
Until the year 2017, as per Sportskeeda, Grigor took home a stupendous amount of $4,450,753 as overall prize money and earned the net worth of about $6,687,510 that included the salary of about $2,548,240. Moreover, he endorses colossal market companies like Nike, Rolex, and Outside the Ball.
No wonder he reserves his place among the top 10 richest tennis athletes from Bulgaria. Currently, Grigor's total net worth has increased as compared to 2017, and it is now estimated to be around $8 million.