10 years ago, a certain junior sporting a single handed backhand by the name of Roger Federer won the Junior Wimbledon title. This year, a 17 year old also sporting that same groovy species of backhand by the name of Grigor Dimitrov won both Wimbledon (without dropping a set) and US Open, rose to No 1 on the juniors ranking, and has now ended his junior career to focus on his ATP rankings.
After the US Open, Grigor won two futures back to back and last week in Basel, he won his first ATP win over Vanek in the quallies. Now on a career high of 480 in the world, just how far can the Bulgarian youngster rise? *eagerly looks for new bandwagons*
And here’s the guy that won 10 years ago – who woulda thought?