Gregor Dimitrov upsets Ferrer to win Stockholm Open

Seventh-seeded Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria won his first ATP tour title on Sunday by beating top-seeded David Ferrer of Spain 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the Stockholm Open final.

7th-seeded Bulgarian earns 1st career ATP tour title

David Ferrer, right, and winner Grigor Dimitrov pose after the Stockholm Openfinal on Sunday in Stockholm. (Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images)

Seventh-seeded Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria won his first ATP tour title on Sunday by beating top-seeded David Ferrer of Spain 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the Stockholm Open final.

The 22-year-old Dimitrov broke the No. 3-ranked Ferrer's serve three times to finish off the match in 2 hours, 10 minutes and defeat the Spaniard for the first time in four matches.

"It is a dream come true," said Dimitrov, who has trained in Sweden.

Dimitrov started the year by reaching his first career final in Brisbane, but arrived in Stockholm on a four-match losing streak.

Comments

To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted.

By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Comments are welcome while open. We reserve the right to close comments at any time.