Dimitrov tops Federer to win BNP Paribas Showdown
Grigor Dimitrov defeated Roger Federer Tuesday night at New York City's Madison Square Garden, 6-2, 1-6, 7-5, to win the 8th Annual BNP Paribas Showdown.
''I think he played very well," said Federer in the post match press conference. "He did really well to turn the match around, honestly. So credit to him. It's a lot of pressure – first time at the Garden.'' (This wasn't the only beating Federer took, either. You can tell by the way the kid handles the racquet- he's got game.)
Interesting that the legend Federer would most like to play (in his prime) is Bjorn Borg. Dimitrov, John McEnroe.
Earlier, Gabriela Sabatini defeated Monica Seles in a pro set, 8-5, to commemorate the 25th anniversary of their monumental 5 set title match in the 1990 WTA Finals.
Photos taken by Karin Burgess/ Tennis IDENTITY
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