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Former World No. 1 joins Dimitrov’s team at the season’s final ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event
Former World No. 1 Andre Agassi will help coach Grigor Dimitrov at this week’s Rolex Paris Masters. Agassi flew out early Saturday afternoon and joined Dimitrov on Sunday at the season’s final ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event.
— ROLEX PARIS MASTERS (@RolexPMasters) October 28, 2018
This is at least the second time this year the two have worked together. They were seen practising in July at Georgia Tech University in Atlanta.
— Georgia Tech (@GeorgiaTech) July 13, 2018
Dani Vallverdu, Dimitrov’s coach since mid-2016, is also in Paris. Last year, Vallverdu guided Dimitrov to his best season yet. The Bulgarian won his first Masters 1000 event (Cincinnati) and the biggest title of his career at the Nitto ATP Finals in London. Dimitrov finished 2017 at No. 3 in the ATP Rankings.
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But the 27-year-old Dimitrov has struggled to back up his breakthrough season. After four titles last year, Dimitrov has reached only one final this year, losing to Roger Federer in Rotterdam. Dimitrov is in 22nd place in the ATP Race To London and will not be making a return trip to The O2.