Grigor Dimitrov Visits L’Equipe in France; Interview at Roland Garros 2014 French Open
May 27, 2014 9:26 PM EST
Bulgarian athlete Grigor Dimitrov recently visited the L E'quipe Studios in Paris. Dimitrov is in Paris for the 2014 Roland Garros French Open tournament, where he is seeded eleventh.
L'Equipe, France's nationwide daily newspaper, caught up with Dimitrov and he was delighted to share his happiness of being able to come back and play at the French Open as well as the best places to go to in the European nation.
"It's nice to be out here, obviously I know my way around here and it's a great feeling to be on a home soil, sort of," said Dimitrov. "It's an exciting time ahead of me and I'm looking forward to my first round at the Open and hopefully, everything goes well for me."
France is one of the beautiful places in the world. According to the Dimitrov, who recently celebrated his 23rd birthday, the Louvre museum with its incomparable collection of French paintings, carving, and ancient art, is one of the places to go to. In addition to the Louvre, Dimitrov said that the Notre Dame Church and the infamous French landmark Eiffel Tower.
Dimitrov faced Ivo Karlovic in the first round match of the 2014 French Open. "I have played him last week, obviously, he's not an easy player to play against."
"We all know how Ivo can serve and how he can play so it's not an easy first round for me." Nonetheless, Dimitrov said that he likes his "chances." Dimitrov recently played and won against Karlovic in the second round of the recently concluded Italian Open.
"I'm happy to be here so I just want to get on and come to court, give my 100 percent, and hope everything goes well."
Click here to watch Dimitrov's visit at the L'Equipe Studios as posted on Association of Tennis Professional's (ATP) official YouTube channel.
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