Just like last year, David Goffin (ATP-10) in the eighth finals of the ATP tournament in the Spanish city of Barcelona, 2.510.900 euro) against the Russian Karen Khachanov (ATP-37). That switched Wednesday the Argentine gravelspecialist Leonardo Mayer (ATP-45) in 1 hour and 33 minutes with 6-4 and 6-3.
Goffin came Tuesday narrowly for the eighth-finals by the Spaniard, Marcel Granollers (ATP-129) in 2 hours and 26 minutes with a 4-6, 7-6 (7/2) 6-2 defeat.
In the mutual duels with the 21-year-old Khachanov leads Goffin 3-1. On clay is 1-1 equal. Last year was Goffin in the eighth-finals in the Catalan capital with a 6-7 (7/9), 6-3, and 6-4 switched off by the young Russian. The 27-year-old Also took two weeks later all of revenge with a 6-2, 7-6 (10/8) victory in the first round on the clay courts in Madrid. This year there were two in early February, and opposite to each other in the quarter-finals in Montpellier. There won Goffin to have the opportunity to play with twice 6-4.