29 Facts About David Goffin

1. David Goffin made his comeback in Miami, but was eliminated by Joao Sousa in his first match, having won only a game.

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2. David Goffin started the season at the Australian Open but was upset in the second round by Julien Benneteau.

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3. David Goffin ended the year having won all six of the singles rubbers he played in 2017, against France, Italy in the quarterfinals, and Australia in the semifinals.

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4. David Goffin ended the year with a career-high ranking of No 7.

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5. David Goffin became the sixth player to beat Federer and Nadal at the same event and the first since Nikolay Davydenko in 2009 to beat the top two-ranked players at year-end finals.

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6. David Goffin beat Roger Federer for the first time in his career in the semifinal, ending a six match losing streak against him.

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7. David Goffin qualified outright for the season-ending ATP Finals for the first time, having played as an alternate for Gael Monfils in 2016.

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8. At the 2017 French Open, David Goffin was forced to retire whilst leading his third round match against Horacio Zeballos.

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9. David Goffin went on to reach the quarterfinals in Madrid and the round of 16 in Rome, falling to Nadal and Marin Cilic, respectively.

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10. David Goffin went on to reach his second-straight final, but lost in three sets to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

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11. David Goffin took part in the Tour Finals as a reserve after Gael Monfils had to withdraw due to injury.

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12. David Goffin reached fourth round for the first time at 2016 Australian Open, where he lost to Roger Federer in straight sets.

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13. David Goffin had to retire in his second-round match at the Challenger event in New Caledonia, and he withdrew from qualifying for the Australian Open due to a left quadriceps injury.

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14. David Goffin made it to the third round in Cincinnati, where he was again defeated by Djokovic.

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15. David Goffin proved a challenge for Djokovic, but lost the match in straight sets.

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16. David Goffin defeated wildcard Matthew Ebden, before losing to seventh seed Jurgen Melzer in the second round.

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17. David Goffin started the season by making his debut at the 2013 Brisbane International.

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18. David Goffin lost in the second round to Stanislas Wawrinka.

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19. David Goffin won his first match on the ATP tour at the 2011 Chennai open, defeating India's No 1, Somdev Devvarman.

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20. David Goffin won four consecutive matches after qualification, eventually succumbing to Simon Greul, ranked 84, in a semifinal in straight sets.

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21. David Goffin took part in only two junior slams, losing in the second round of the French Open and the first round of Wimbledon in 2008.

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22. David Goffin uses the Wilson Blade 98 18x20 Countervail racquet.

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23. David Goffin is sponsored by Wilson for his racquets and Asics for his clothing and footwear.

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24. David Goffin is solid at the net, but this isn't one of his major assets.

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25. David Goffin has a good serve, capable of reaching 125mph.

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26. David Goffin has reached the quarterfinals of the 2016 French Open and the 2017 Australian Open, losing to rivals Dominic Thiem and Grigor Dimitrov respectively.

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27. David Goffin reached the fourth round where he lost to Roger Federer in four sets.

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28. David Goffin is currently the highest ranked Belgian male and the first to reach the ATP top 10.

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29. David Goffin is a Belgian professional tennis player whose career high ranking is world No 7 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).

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