The 46th racket of the world, Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov, lost to American Taylor Fritz, who occupies the 57th line of the ATP rating, with a score of 6/7 (8), 6/7 (4) at the start of the Masters in Madrid.
The match lasted 1 hour 47 minutes. During this time, 27-year-old Dimitrov performed eight aces, twice made a mistake when serving and sold two break points, and 21-year-old Fritz filed right through 15 times, made one double mistake and made two breaks.
This was the first official meeting of tennis players. In the second round of the Mutua Madrid Open competition, Fritz will fight Serb Novak Djokovic.