David Goffin (ATP 10) has on Thursday placed for the quarter-finals of the Masters 1.000 tournament in Monte Carlo (4.872.105 euro).
The 27-year-old Also went in the third round over the 30-year-old Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut (ATP 16). It was 6-4 and 7-5 after 1 hour and 42 minutes. At 5-2 was Goffin on her own service two match balls, but he left his. A next chance with a 6-5 finish it he did.
It was the fifth mutual match between the tennis players, the first on gravel. Of the four previous meetings had Goffin only the latest, in 2017 in Sofia, can win.
To advance to the last four must Goffin, the sixth seed, over the German Philipp Kohlschreiber (ATP 40), or the Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov (ATP 5). The latter plays Goffin, who is all the way back again it seems after a oogblessure, the doubles in Monte Carlo. Wednesday, they reached the quarter-finals.
David Goffin is for the sixth time in the main table of the Monte Carlo Masters. Last year, he was signed for his best result the semi-finals. There it collided, he gravelkoning Rafael Nadal for the tenth time the tournament would win. Also this year Goffin the Spaniard in the semi-finals to take.