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No revenge for Goffin: black beast Dimitrov also in Monaco too strong

6ce52400436fa4e560c79b4ce7a88eaf - No revenge for Goffin: black beast Dimitrov also in Monaco too strong

Grigor Dimtrov remains of the black beast by David Goffin. Our fellow countryman had to Friday afternoon in the quarterfinals of the tennis tournament of Monaco once again, the thumbs against the Bulgarian number five of the world. It was 6-4 and 7-6. His seventh defeat all in eight matches against Dimitrov, who he last year the final of the Masters lost.

David Goffin had a large account open with Dimitrov after their last meeting in February in Rotterdam. There had to Goffin in the second set of the semi-final battle strike after he received a ball in the eye had gotten. That oogblessure would the 27-year-old Also almost two months bother.

Friday afternoon, on the clay courts of Monaco crossed Goffin (ATP-10) and Dimitrov (ATP-5) for the first time, back the swords. In the first set kept the two together, in balance. Dimitrov went into the sixth game by the storage of our langenoot, Goffin made at 5-3 for the rebreak. But the best tennis-Belgian ever gave him again his own service off: 6-4 in the first set for Dimitrov.

Goffin showed the head does not hang and steams in the second set by 0-4 and 1-5. The booty seemed to be indoors, but Dimitrov krikte his level and Goffin went a few times unnecessarily in the wrong. At 4-5 showed Goffin three set points. A tiebreaker eventually had to bring the decision.

Later in the day, Goffin and Dimitrov still in action in the quarter-finals of the doubles. They take it on against the duo Marach/Pavic.

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