ATP Finals: Grigor Dimitrov makes history in London

ATP Finals: Grigor Dimitrov makes history in London

Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov defeated Belgium’s David Goffin in a thrilling encounter Sunday at the O2 Arena in London to lift his first ever ATP Finals trophy.

Dimitrov started the best possible way taking the first set 7-5 but Goffin, who defeated Nadal and Federer enroute the final rallied back to take the second set 6-4. The sixth seed however made no mistake in the third set as he sealed victory winning 6-3.

The victory means that the Bulgarian becomes the first man in 19 years to win the ATP Finals on his debut appearance as he ends the year ranked third in the world.

An unbeaten campaign at the ATP Finals ensured that the current world no. 3 went home with £1.9m in prize money.