Dimitrov has struggled on clay in the past and has never passed the French Open third round, but he was too strong for sixth seed Goffin in the Monaco sunshine.
(Getty Images photo) The Spaniard is playing in only his second tournament of the year because of a right-hip injury that forced him to retire from his Australian Open quarter-final against Marin Cilic.
World number seven Thiem laid down a marker in the opening stages, holding to love before breaking the Djokovic serve with a clean forehand victor.
Former world number one Djokovic lost 6-7 (2-7) 6-2 6-3 in an engrossing match. Given that this was a clash between 2 of the best clay court players, Nadal would have to dig deep.
Nadal started his bid for an 11th Monte Carlo title with a comfortable victory over Slovenia's Bedene.
Thiem held serve in the second set to avoid a double-bagel defeat. "Three matches played." The 12-time Grand Slam champion was playing in only his fourth tournament since last year's Wimbledon, after losing his opening matches at both Indian Wells and Miami to Taro Daniel and Benoit Paire respectively. The "Big Four" of Nadal, Murray, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer have dominated the game unlike any other four players competing in the same era.
"That excites me to get out on Saturday and play my match, simple as that".
Bautista Agut was given a code violation for accidently hitting a ball boy with a ball after going 4-1 down in the second set, recovering to save two match points and winning four straight games to level at 5-5.
Nishikori regained his composure to secure a crucial break in the eighth game of the decider as he clinched a semi-final berth in just under three hours.
The sun had long gone when their match finished at almost 9 p.m., delaying Zverev's birthday party.
"Thanks everybody for staying".
"I know how tough and frustrating is when you work every day and you don't see the light of how to improve".
A day after a milestone of his own - career win 500, secured against Zverev's older brother - Gasquet continued to upset the family.
On Friday, the HC found Bajrangi guilty of criminal conspiracy along with two other convicts, Prakash Rathod and Suresh Jhala. One of the key accused in the 2002 Naroda Patiya riot case, Kodnani was sentenced to 28 years in jail by the Special Court.
The Ringer's Kevin Clark reports that Cleveland's front office has discussed the idea of taking quarterbacks at No. 1 and No. 4. Go back and think of who he was coming out of high school: He was the top linebacker in the country.
Pompeo flew from a US air force base in Osan, south of Seoul, an official with the South's Defense Ministry said. Trump and Republican senators held up his highly unusual, secret mission as sign of Pompeo's diplomatic ability.
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. increased its position in Philip Morris International by 0.4% in the third quarter. Energy stocks also rose as a rally in oil prices continued, bringing crude to the highest level in more than three years.
After 12 years, Kim , 37, broke the news to her fans that she and her sisters had decided all storefronts would cease business. She continued, "We've been busy running our own brands, as well as being moms and balancing work with our families".
As the opening bell rang the price was $11.65 but as the trading finished, the stock receded, wrapping up with a fall of -0.85%. Caesars Entertainment Corporation ( NASDAQ : CZR ) was down -0.85% (-$0.1) to $11.65 and showed a volume of 10.14 mln shares.
Trade, ocean governance and cybersecurity are among the topics the leaders will address during the summit. The Queen has called on Commonwealth leaders to appoint her son as the next head of the organisation.
Or maybe it's just enough that she falls down and shakes her tummy. "It's just about somebody with really low self-esteem". She said that viewers misunderstood the concept of the film, which is about building self-esteem instead of body shaming.