David Goffin (ATP 9) has Saturday could not place for the eighth finals of Roland Garros. The Also lost in four sets against Italian Marco Cecchinato (ATP 72).
Almost a tradition, took Goffin’t have a good start against Cecchinato, who, after some clever dropshots in the first set, won 7-5. Our compatriot seemed to be his nickname, “the comeback kid” despite a treatment to neck, shoulder and arm all the honor by skipping to the next set to win 6-4. But in the third set went the wrong: with a percentage of just 28% on his first service he went pointless and in no time the boat in with 6-0. The fourth set also went to the Italian, which is the story of a listless Goffin in Paris is over: 6-3.
It was only the third meeting between Goffin and Cecchinato. The first two matches were both won by the person from liege.
A quarter final in 2016 will be Goffins best result at Roland Garros. Last year he had in the third round specify against the Argentine Horacio Zeballos by an ankle injury after a fall on the Court Suzanne-Lenglen.
In the quarter finals awaits Novak Djokovic (ATP 22), which in the eighth-finals, the Spaniard Fernando Verdasco (ATP 35) defeated in three sets: 6-3, 6-4 and 6-2.