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Goffin should get but it panics: “It was a very, very difficult match”

David Goffin (ATP 8) had Wednesday few in the pap to pieces in his second match on the ATP World Tour Finals in London. Against the Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov (ATP 6) could Also hardly two games tackle. The stats – 9 winners versus 28 direct errors – were very clear. A blow after the handsome victory of Monday at number one in the world, Rafael Nadal.

Sobering for Goffin after stunt against Nadal: earlier this pandoering of Dimitrov

“Grigor has a really strong party played”, opened Goffin. “From the beginning of the party, he was so good. He was immediately by my storage. It was soon 4-0, while I am also not very bad played. But I had to force my self confidence decreased. In the second set, I try to respond. I have a few opportunities got to get back in the party as well, but Dimitrov showed again very solid, especially on his own storage. He has really played well today.”

However, there is still nothing lost for Goffin. If the Belgian number one Friday win of his buddy Dominic Thiem (ATP 4) he joined Dimitrov in the semi-finals.

“As a tennis player, you will lose almost every week”, was a Goffin philosophical. “This defeat is not more important than he is. I’m now well prepared for the match on Friday against Thiem. I know him well, we often train together. I’ve tactical you an idea of how I’m going to tackle. Physically there is no problem. My knee loves it. Of course every game heavily, but I still have enough energy.”

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