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The hottest man on the ATP Tour is haunted.

Grigor Dimitrov is off to a torrid 15-1 start to the season, winning two titles—Brisbane and Sofia—in three tournaments.

But he's still experienced some sleepless nights.

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The 12th-ranked Bulgarian concedes he's haunted by his lone loss of the season, an epic 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-4 Australian Open semifinal defeat to Rafael Nadal that was the longest match of Dimitrov's career.

"It haunts me down at night sometimes, I'm not gonna lie," Dimitrov told the media in Rotterdam. "What can I say about that match? It was a painful match. It's very hard to describe it."

The 25-year-old Dimitrov says he's repeatedly watched the match again trying to use it as a teaching tool.

"I've learned a lot from that match. I just did," Dimitrov said. "I know that I did. I've watched it so many times on replay and so many times asked myself what else could I have done in those moments. I couldn't have done anything else.

"Sometimes my coach in the middle of the night asks 'What are you doing?' I'm like, 'Listen, I'm watching this match, do you think I could have done something better?' And he's like 'Just go back to sleep it's three o'clock in the morning.' I guess I'm right: it haunts me down."

Photo credit: Mark Peterson/Corleve

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