Tennis' next superstar

Grigor Dimitrov's "it" factor has people banking on the handsome Bulgarian

Originally Published: June 11, 2014
By LZ Granderson | ESPN The Magazine

HE MAY HAVE an early exit at the French Open, but the tennis world has no doubts about Grigor Dimitrov. At 23, he's the youngest player ranked in the top 25 -- here are four reasons tennis's top tier might have finally found a worthy successor.

1. He's outgrown the baby label. He doesn't like to hear it, but Dimitrov has a deadly but graceful playing style that looks a lot like ... "The first time I heard 'Baby Federer,' I was maybe 16," Dimitrov says. "After ...

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