Result: Grigor Dimitrov battles past Albert Montanes

Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria celebrates his win over Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain following their men's singles match on day eight of the 2014 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 20, 2014
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Fifteenth seed Grigor Dimitrov battles to a 6-1 (5)6-7 6-3 win over Spain's Albert Montanes in the Miami Masters.

Grigor Dimitrov survived a scare against Albert Montanes to move into the third round at the Miami Masters, beating the Spaniard 6-1 (5)6-7 6-3.

It looked like it would be a comfortable evening's work for the 15th seed, as he wrapped up the opening set 6-1.

However, the world number 59 appeared to find his feet in the second, giving little away on his serve to force Dimitrov to a tie-breaker, which he won to level the match.

However, the 33-year-old was unable to keep up with his opponent in the decider, as he never looked like recovering from an early break.

Dimitrov plays the winner of the match between Kei Nishikori and Marinko Matosevic in the third round.

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1Spain Rafael Nadal7,645
2Scotland flag Andy Murray7,150
3Switzerland Roger Federer7,145
4Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka5,690
5Serbia Novak Djokovic5,325
6Alexander Zverev4,470
7Croatia Marin Cilic4,155
8Austria Dominic Thiem4,030
9Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov3,710
10Japan Kei Nishikori3,195
11Canada Milos Raonic2,870
12France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga2,690
13Belgium David Goffin2,525
14United States John Isner2,425
15Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,425
16Pablo Carreno Busta2,385
17United States Jack Sock2,345
18Australia Nick Kyrgios2,325
19Czech Republic Tomas Berdych2,310
20Lucas Pouille2,210