Dimitrov, first semi-finalist in Paris at the expense of Hurkacz


Grigor Dimitrovnumber 17 in the world, qualified for the semifinals of Paris Masters 1000 for the second time since 2019 by destroying the hopes of number 11, Hubert Hurkacz, which he defeated this Friday 6-1, 4-6 and 6-4.

For a place in the final, Dimitrov will face the winner of the duel between Stefanos Tsitsipas (6th) and Karen Khachanov (15th).

Hurkacz’s loss almost wiped out the Pole’s last hope of qualifying for the Masterswhich will bring together the eight best players of the season in Turin (Italy) in mid-November. Only two of eight tickets remain to be awarded. Alexander Zverev and Holger Rune Currently, they are the best placed to get them.

Dimitrov, for his part, confirms his current good form. The 32-year-old Bulgarian reached two consecutive semi-finals in Chengdu (China), a quarter-final in Beijing and a semi-final at the Shanghai Masters 1000 (won by Hurkacz) on the autumn Asian tour. In Paris, he defeated the world number 3, Daniil Medvedev, in the second round.

Dimitrov has already played a semifinal at the Paris venue, in 2019. He lost against Novak Djokovic.

Source: La Verdad


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