Jimmy Connors: 'Grigor Dimitrov can go all the way at Wimbledon'

Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov celebrates winning against Ukraine's Alexandr Dolgopolov during their men's singles third round match on day five of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on June 27, 201
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Former Wimbledon champion Jimmy Connors suggests that Grigor Dimitrov could win this year's tournament following his surprise win over Andy Murray.

Former Wimbledon champion Jimmy Connors has suggested that Grigor Dimitrov could win this year's tournament after beating Andy Murray.

The Bulgarian ended Murray's title defence at SW19 on Wednesday with a 6-1 7-6(4) 6-2 victory on Centre Court.

Despite some big names still left in the draw, Connors believes that Dimitrov could go all the way.

"Dimitrov is in a semi-final and he will say why can't he beat [Roger] Federer or [Novak] Djokovic and win the title," the American told BBC Sport.

"He played spectacular tennis today. It won't get easier so he has to lift his level again. I don't think he is just satisfied with being in the semi-final."

Dimitrov will face either Djokovic or Marin Cilic in the semi-finals.

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3Switzerland Roger Federer7,145
4Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka5,780
5Serbia Novak Djokovic5,325
6Croatia Marin Cilic5,155
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