Grigor Dimitrov also lost his second match at the Ultimate Tennis Showdown 2 in Nice. After failing to beat Richard Gasquet (France) yesterday and losing 0-4, today №19 in the world showed a more solid game, but it also did not reach Feliciano Lopez (Spain) and Grisso registered a second consecutive defeat, this road with 2-3 and no longer has a chance to leave his group.However, he will seek success against Alexei Popirin of Australia, who is a graduate of organizer Patrick Muratoglu.The Spanish veteran was in the lead throughout the first quarter, and Grigor approached him only twice – at 2: 3 and 3: 5. Then Lopez broke away with 4:10, and although Dimitrov shortened the gap to 7:11, three consecutive points again shot the opponent forward for 7:14. This part went to the account of the 38-year-old Iberian and Grisho lost it with 9:17.The roles were exchanged and the Bulgarian took the lead early in the second quarter – first with 3: 1, and then with 5: 3. However, Lopez regained his superiority and after a few strong minutes took the lead again – 6:10. Dimitrov again showed confidence and with his strong series equalized to 10:10 after a great return. Less than a minute before the end, a new draw was fixed (14:14), and a volley outside the outlines of Lopez’s court led to 15:14 for Grigor and 1-1.In the third part, Bulgaria’s first rocket reached a complete turnaround in the result. He took the lead again with 3: 1 early in this quarter thanks to a double mistake of the opponent, and a solid serve provided him with a lead of 5: 1. The Spaniard did not give up and returned to the game at 6: 6, but Grigor showed concentration and enthusiasm to win with 16:12 and lead 2-1.The next quarter was the most contested of all. Dimitrov found himself in the role of catching up early at 0: 2, then managed to equalize for 6: 6 and lead before Lopez equalized for his part – 7: 7 after three consecutive points. The experienced Spaniard totally imposed his will in the remaining minutes to equalize to 2-2 after 12:16. Completely in the spirit of the tournament, the tiebreak was also different. The winner was the one who was the first to reach two consecutive points and unfortunately it was not Dimitrov. Lopez secured a match ball after the first serve, and a double mistake by Grigor led to the victory of the Spaniard.