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McEnroe: Dimitrov Can Reach US Open Final

Grigor Dimitrov won his first Masters championship in the Queen City on Sunday.

John McEnroe says Dimitrov has the ability to be King of Queens.

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In a conference call with the media to promote ESPN’s US Open coverage, which begins on Monday, August 28th at 1 p.m. Eastern time on ESPN, McEnroe said Dimitrov's level of play winning Cincinnati was as good as the Bulgarian has produced.


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The Hall of Famer believes the ninth-ranked Dimitrov has a strong shot to reach the US Open final or semifinal.

"I've been waiting for Dimitrov (to break through) for the past three or four years," McEnroe told the media. "I saw he looked better than I've ever seen him in Cincinnati. One of the matches of the year was the Nadal match in the semis of Australia. So he's got a great chance to step forward and do some (damage) get to the (US Open)  finals, or at least the semis."

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