Federer vs Dimitrov Head to Head Stats

Roger Federer and Grigor Dimitrov played each other eight times on the ATP Tour with Roger leading their H2H 7-1.

The last time Grigor and Roger played each other was at the US Open in 2019, which saw Grigor claim his one and only win over Roger in an epic five set match (3-6, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2).

The first Federer vs Dimitrov match was in the quarterfinals of the 2013 Swiss Indoors in Basel, Switzerland with Roger winning the match in straight sets 6-3, 7-6.

Federer vs Dimitrov H2H Stats

Federer vs Dimitrov H2H Stats

Roger FederervsGrigor Dimitrov
1981Year born1991
1998 Year turned Pro2008
Right-handedPlaysRight-handed
One-handed backhandBackhandOne-handed backhand
7Matches won1
87.5% (7/8)Winning Percentage12.5% (1/8)
6Matches won on a hard court1
0Matches won on clay0
1Matches won on grass0
1Matches won in Finals0
2Matches won in Grand Slam Tournaments1
0Matches won in Masters 1000 Tournaments0
0Matches won in the Davis Cup0

Head to Head at the Grand Slams

Dimitrov and Federer played each other three times at the grand slam level with Roger leading their grand slam H2H 2-1.

Grigor’s only victory over Roger came at the 2019 US Open when he beat Roger in five sets in the quarterfinals (see match highlights below).

In total, they played each other once at the Australian Open, Wimbledon, and US Open grand slams but they never faced each other at Roland Garros.

YearGrand SlamRoundWinnerMatch Score
2019US OpenQuarterfinalsG.D3-6, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2
2017Wimbledon4th RoundR.F6-4, 6-2, 6-4
2016Australian Open3rd RoundR.F6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 6-4

Head to Head by Court Surface

They played each other a total of seven times on hard courts and once on grass courts but they never played each other in a clay court tournament.

Hard Courts

They played each other a total of seven times on hard courts with Roger leading their H2H on hard courts 6-1.

YearTournamentRoundWinnerMatch Score
2019US OpenQuarterfinalsG.D3-6, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2
2008RotterdamFinalR.F6-2, 6-2
2016Australian Open3rd RoundR.F6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 6-4
2016BrisbaneQuarterfinalsR.F6-4, 6-7, 6-4
2015BrisbaneSemifinalsR.F6-2, 6-2
2014Swiss Indoors BaselQuarterfinalsR.F7-6, 6-2
2013Swiss Indoors BaselQuarterfinalsR.F6-3, 7-6

Grass Courts

Their only meeting on grass came at the Wimbledon Championships in 2017 which Roger won in straight sets to take a 1-0 lead in their head to head on grass.

YearTournamentRoundWinnerMatch Score
2017Wimbledon4th RoundR.F6-4, 6-2, 6-4

Clay Courts

They never faced each other in a clay court tournament.

Matches Played per Year

Roger won all seven matches he played against Grigor between 2013 and 2018 with Grigor not winning a match against Roger until 2019.

Below is a summary of the matches they played over the years.

YearMatchesR.FedererG.DimitrovH2H
2013111-0
2014112-0
2015113-0
2016225-0
2017116-0
2018117-0
2019117-1
20207-1
20217-1
20227-1

Matches by Tournament

They have played each other in six different tournaments with their H2H at each of these tournaments detailed below.

TournamentMatchesR.FedererG.DimitrovH2H
Australian Open1101-0
Brisbane2202-0
Rotterdam1101-0
Basel2202-0
US Open1010-1
Wimbledon1101-0

Frequently Asked Questions

How many times did Grigor Dimitrov beat Roger Federer?

Grigor beat Roger only once while they were both on tour (2019 US Open Quarterfinals).

How many times did Federer and Dimitrov play each other?

They played each other a total of eight times on tour (2019 US Open, 2018 Rotterdam, 2017 Wimbledon, 2016 Australian Open, 2016 Brisbane, 2015 Brisbane, 2014 Swiss Indoors, and 2013 Swiss Indoors)

When did Dimitrov and Federer first play each other?

Their first match was in the quarterfinals of the Swiss Indoors in Basel in 2013. Roger won their first encounter 6-3, 7-6.

Did Dimitrov ever beat Federer on Grass?

No, Grigor never beat Roger on grass with their only grass court match being their 4th round match at the 2017 Wimbledon Championships which Roger won in straight sets.

Did Federer and Dimitrov ever play doubles together?

They never played competitive doubles together.

Are Federer and Dimitrov friends?

They have a good and friendly relationship but they would not be considered close friends.