Dimitrov dumps out last year's finalist and British number one Norrie at Queen's

Grigor Dimitrov lost a very tight opening set but rallied in superb fashion to smash British number one Cameron Norrie who played in the final last year 6-7(2) 6-1 6-4.

It was not a very good return home for Cameron Norrie in London as the British player was beaten by Grigor Dimitrov. The first set was a typical grass court set where both players largely dominated on their serve. Neither allowed much and neither could create much pressure with their return. Pretty quickly we found ourselves in a tiebreak.

Norrie proved much bolder in the tiebreak actually properly attacking a very passive Dimitrov. It worked and the Brit won it 7-2. The 2nd set was the complete opposite as Norrie fell apart against a very inspired and surging Dimitrov. The Bulgarian was the bolder player this time around attacking mercilessly and Norrie could not handle it.

It was 6-1 for the Bulgarian in only 25 minutes of play. The final set opened well for both but it was Dimitrov who was more sure in his game. He's been more sure in his game the entire match but for some reason, he played the tiebreak too passively. If he played aggressive like he did the rest of the match he might have actually won it.

The added pressure weighed on Norrie who crumbled committing a double fault on break point. That was all that Dimitrov neeeded as he raced towards the finish line 6-4. A great win for Grigor sending last year's finalist packing.

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