Dimitrov beats defending champ Rosol to win title in Bucharest
BUCHAREST, Romania — Top-seeded Grigor Dimitrov defeated defending champion Lukas Rosol 7-6 (2), 6-1 Sunday to win the Nastase Tiriac Trophy for his third ATP title.
The 22-year-old Bulgarian needed 55 minutes to take the first set from Rosol who broke Dimitrov’s service in the third game.
Dimitrov got into his stride to take the second set in 25 minutes and finished the tournament without dropping a set.
Ranked 16th, Dimitrov reached the quarterfinals of the Australian Open where he lost to Rafael Nadal.