David Goffin has Friday on the side of the Frenchman Pierre-Hugues Herbert the doubles at the ATP tournament in Doha (hard court/1.313.215 dollars) to his name. It is the first double title from the career of the person from liege.
The French-Belgian tandem beat in the final the Dutch Robin Haase and Matwé Middelkoop in 5-7, 6-4, and 10/4 in the supertiebreak. The party took 1 hour and 25 minutes.
It was the first time that the 28-year-old Goffin, the dubbelfinale of an ATP tournament is reached, and immediately, he picked up so of the race. His one year younger friend, number twelve of the world in the doubles, had at that area quite a bit more experience. He already had thirteen titles on his palmares, including three Grand Slams: in 2015, he won the US Open, in 2016 Wimbledon and last year’s Roland-Garros. Goffin is 354e on the ATP-dubbelranking.
In the singles matches went Goffin (ATP 22) in Doha in the first round against Lithuanian qualifier Ricardas Berankis (ATP 116). After 2 hours and 19 minutes was the 3-6, 6-4 and 7-6 (7/4) final standings on the scoreboard. The Belgian number 1 spot over the last few months on the side with a painful elbow and made in Doha are making a comeback.