David Goffin has Monday at the ATP tournament in Doha (hard court/1.313.215 dollars) assured of a place in the second round (quarterfinals) of the doubles.
The Also knocked on the side of the Frenchman Pierre-Hugues Herbert in the Swiss-Canadian tandem Stan Wawrinka/Karen Khachanov in two sets: 7-5 and 6-3. The party lasted for an hour and eight minutes. In the quarter-finals awaiting the Croat Nikola Mektic and the Austrian Alexander Peya, the third seed. Goffin was the past few months on the side with a painful elbow, and in Doha its comeback.
In singles meet Goffin (ATP 22), the sixth seed, in the first round the Lithuanian kwalificatiespeler Ricardas Berankis (ATP 117). It is the third meeting between Goffin and Berankis, both 28 years old. Our compatriot won the previous two duels. With a win, wait in the second round, the winner of the match between the Serb, Dusan Lajovic (ATP 48), and the Frenchman Adrian Mannarino (ATP 42).