Roger Federer has successfully completed his first week at this year's Wimbledon by defeating Mischa Zverev in straight sets. Next, he is set to hit the courts again on Monday where he will face the Bulgarian hope, Grigor Dimitrov. The stakes are high for Roger at this year's Wimbledon since he is hoping to clinch his 8th title here at Old England Club, making him the only tennis player to achieve such a feat. Not to mention the fact that by doing so he would also cement his place on top of the list of Grand Slam champions with his 19th title.

However, we are way ahead of ourselves as Federer is yet to be tested this year on the London's grass. In the first three rounds, we saw Roger just warming up for what's to come. The Swiss maestro is only four steps ahead of his second Grand Slam win of the year, but first, he must pass the Dimitrov challenge.

The battle of beautiful one-handed backhands

Given the fact that they have similar game styles, we can't expect anything less than a spectacle at least when it comes to the beauty of the game.

And we can certainly hope for some backhand magic from both players. If this match turns out to be a five-setter, it could just very well be one of the most exciting matches of the year so far. Both Federer and Dimitrov haven't dropped a set at this year's Wimbledon which clearly indicates how inspired they are. Also, both of them had a similar path to the fourth round, winning 2 matches in straight sets and having one forfeit each.

Could Dimitrov pose a real threat to Federer?

Grigor Dimitrov reached the semi-finals at Wimbledon back in 2014 when he played his best tennis and was a top 10 player. It was his best grand slam result along with this year's semi-finals at Australian Open where he lost in a close five-setter to Rafael Nadal. Having in mind that Dimitrov is playing his second best Wimbledon, he should be at least a worthy opponent.

And just maybe he even might just be able to pull an upset. However, the odds are against him as Federer leads 5-0 in their head-to-head match-ups. It should be noted that they only met once on the big stage, in 2016 at Australian Open when Federer won in four sets and they haven't met since.

Moving on

If Federer wins his fourth round match against Dimitrov, he could face Milos Raonic or Alexander Zverev. Either way, it should be an interesting match. If Milos wins, Roger would have a chance for revenge as he lost to him in the semi-finals last year at Wimbledon.

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