MainStoriesGrigor Dimitrov tennis shirt auctioned to support Special Olympics Bulgaria athlete Grigor Dimitrov tennis shirt auctioned to support Special Olympics Bulgaria athleteHristo Hristozov | 6月 25, 2014 | Europe Eurasia: Bulgaria Special Olympics Bulgaria celebrated the Special Olympics European Tennis Day by holding a press conference, together with the Bulgarian Tennis Federation (BTF), at the Sport Press Club ”Bulgaria” on 16 June 2014. The conference kicked off a charity auction of the family of Grigor Dimitrov, whose career high singles ATP ranking is No. 12 (May 2014). Dimitrov’s family donated his Hopman Cup T-shirt. Funds will go to support Yummu Halil, a Special Olympics bocce player from Dimitrov’s home town of Haskovo. Halil will compete in the European Games in Antwerp. Also, the Access to Tennis national campaign, a joint initiative with the BTF, became part of Special Olympics Bulgaria’s ongoing “Access to Sport” national campaign for promoting access to sports for people with intellectual disabilities. A representative of the Ministry of Sport and Youth and General Secretary of the Bulgarian Tennis Federation attended the conference. Over 15 national and regional media covered the story.