Australian Open Preview: Third Round

Grigor Dimitrov vs. Roger Federer

The match against Dimitrov and Federer is exciting, as two of these tennis players have showed an impressive stunt on their careers. The great advantage of winning will be with Roger Federer, the Swiss player has been in the tennis industry for so many years now. Swiss player Roger Federer is currently on the third rank in the Association of Tennis Professionals in the world, while Bulgarian player Grigor Dimitrov is on the twenty-eight spot.

Grigor Dimitrov

Dimitrov was once called “Baby Federer,” but the tennis star said that he don’t want to be recognize like that. He point out that there’s a similarities but the people should also considered the differences. The Bulgarian player wants to build his own style, and as time goes by he is doing well but many tennis enthusiasts can still see that he is still living in the shadow of the Swiss Maestro.

On the recent match that he has, the Bulgarian player had a challenging match against his competitor Marco Trungelliti, the rally end with 6:3 4:6 6:2 7:5. The upcoming match on Friday will help him revive his tennis career.

Roger Federer

The 34-years old Swiss player has never lost in his previous matches against Dimitrov. In his recent match Federer get to secure a win over Dolgopolov with a score of 6:6, 7:5, and 6:1. Talking about experience this will the edge of the 17th times Grand Slam Champion over his 24-years old challenger.

Federer is on hope to go further this season and try to change his faith last year wherein he had lost to Italian player Andreas Seppi after the third round.

On a recent interview that he has he said that, Grigor did well in Sydney and that definitely will give him a bit of a lift,” Federer also added that, “I think it’s a tough draw. He’s got the game to be really dangerous. He’s fit enough for a five-setter so I’ve got to definitely bring my best game to the court.”


Get ready to witness a tough fight between Dimitrov and Federer. Both have the eagerness to do well and advance to the next level. Dimitrov goal is to revive his career, while Federer want to go further than what he has achieved last season.

Having a continuous five streak wins will continue for Federer, as all of the three sets are expected to be in-favored of him.

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