Janko Tipsarevic victory pleases Grigor Dimitrov

Julien Benneteau of France returns a shot during his first round match with Grigor Dimitrov in the Australian Open tennis championship on January 14, 2013
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Grigor Dimitrov expresses his delight after knocking Janko Tipsarevic out of the Monte Carlo Masters.

Grigor Dimitrov has described himself as "very happy" following his victory over Janko Tipsarevic at the Monte Carlo Masters earlier today.

Despite being 5-4 and a break down during the opening set, world number 34 Dimitrov rallied to win the contest 7-6 6-1.

"I was just trying to hang into the match. It's never easy playing against Janko. Today was one of these days I was really looking forward to coming out on court and actually having a lot of fun, just trying to play good tennis in a way," he told reporters.

"I fought till the last point in the first set. I gave an extra edge as the match went on. I was very happy with the performance today."

Dimitrov will now face either Florian Mayer or Roberto Bautista Agut in round three of the competition.

Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic stretches for the ball during his second round match at the  Australian Open tennis championship on January 16, 2013
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