Grigor Dimitrov needed a full three sets to take down David Ferrer and win his first ATP title.
Grigor Dimitrov needed a full three sets to take down David Ferrer and win his first ATP title.
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STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria secured his first ATP tour title Sunday at the Stockholm Open by beating top-seeded David Ferrer of Spain 2-6, 6-3, 6-4.

The 22-year-old Dimitrov broke the No. 3-ranked Ferrer's serve three times to finish off the match in just over two hours.

Dimitrov opened the year by reaching his first career final in Brisbane, but arrived in Stockholm on a four-match losing streak.

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