Five times luck has played a part in sportThe outcome of most sporting event is decided by the level of skill or sheer determination, but there have been times when pure luck has influenced a sporting result.
Sep 11, 16:56
Result: Rafael Nadal ousts Alexandr Dolgopolov to reach US Open quarter-finalsRafael Nadal takes less than two hours to beat Alexandr Dolgopolov and grab a place in the quarter-finals of the US Open.
Sep 4, 19:39
Result: Rafael Nadal sets up Novak Djokovic semi-final at Madrid OpenRafael Nadal beats David Goffin 7-6(3) 6-2 in the quarter-finals of the Madrid Open to set up a meeting with Novak Djokovic in the Spanish capital.
May 12, 17:26
Result: Novak Djokovic through to Madrid Open semi-final after Kei Nishikori withdrawalA recurrence of a wrist injury forces Kei Nishikori to withdraw, meaning that defending champion Novak Djokovic is through to the semi-finals of the Madrid Open.
May 12, 11:12
Result: Rafael Nadal makes light work of Nick Kyrgios at Madrid OpenRafael Nadal eases past Nick Kyrgios in straight sets with a 6-3 6-1 victory to set up a quarter-final clash with David Goffin at the Madrid Open.
May 11, 21:26
Result: Rafael Nadal eases into Monte Carlo Masters semi-finalsNine-time Monte Carlo Masters champion Rafael Nadal eases into the semi-finals of the competition with a straight-sets win over Diego Schwartzman.
Apr 21, 20:26
Result: David Goffin sends Novak Djokovic packing in Monte CarloDavid Goffin claims the scalp of second seed Novak Djokovic, earning a 6-2 3-6 7-5 victory to progress into the semi-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters.
Apr 21, 18:20
Result: Novak Djokovic through to quarter-finals of Monte Carlo MastersNovak Djokovic remains on course for glory at the Monte Carlo Masters after overcoming Pablo Carreno Busta 6-2 4-6 6-4.
Apr 20, 19:28
Result: Tomas Berdych safely through to round three of Miami OpenTomas Berdych beats Andrey Rublev 6-3 6-2 to book his place in the last 32 of the Miami Open, where he will face Gilles Muller.
Mar 25, 19:05
Result: David Goffin knocked out by Pablo Cuevas in CaliforniaPablo Cuevas sets up a quarter-final showdown with Pablo Carreno Busta by overcoming David Goffin 6-3 3-6 6-3 at Indian Wells.
Mar 15, 21:57
Result: Rafael Nadal through to Australian Open semisRafael Nadal beats Milos Raonic in straight sets to reach his first Grand Slam semi-final since 2014.
Jan 25, 12:21
Result: Andy Murray suffers defeat to David Goffin in Abu DhabiAndy Murray starts the new season with a surprise straight-sets defeat to David Goffin at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship.
Dec 30, 15:01
Result: Rafael Nadal, David Goffin through at Mubadala World Tennis ChampionshipRafael Nadal and David Goffin both progress through to the semi-finals of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi.
Dec 29, 17:40
Result: Novak Djokovic earns comfortable win over David Goffin at ATP World Tour FinalsNovak Djokovic eases past Gael Monfils's replacement David Goffin in straight sets at the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 in London.
Nov 17, 16:07
Injured Gael Monfils withdraws from ATP World Tour FinalsGael Monfils withdraws from the ATP World Tour Finals in London through injury, with David Goffin being drafted in for the final round-robin tie on Thursday.
Nov 16, 20:45
Result: Marin Cilic secures place at ATP Tour Finals, denies David GoffinMarin Cilic secures his place at the ATP Tour Finals in London with a straight-sets win over David Goffin at the Paris Masters.
Nov 3, 13:08
Result: David Goffin maintains London hopes with win over Nicolas MahutDavid Goffin reaches the third round of the Paris Masters with a straight-sets win over Nicolas Mahut.
Nov 2, 12:12
Andy Murray: 'I played a good match'World number two Andy Murray is pleased with his performance during his straight-sets victory over Lucas Pouille at the Shanghai Masters.
Oct 13, 14:11
Result: Milos Raonic powers back against David Goffin to make Wimbledon quartersCanada's Milos Raonic reaches the quarter-finals at Wimbledon by coming back from two sets down to beat Belgium's David Goffin 4-6 3-6 6-4 6-4 6-4 on Monday.
Jul 4, 18:31
Result: Milos Raonic marches on at Wimbledon by overcoming Jack SockSixth seed Milos Raonic is into round four of Wimbledon after beating Jack Sock 7-6(2) 6-4 7-6(1).
Jul 2, 21:09
Result: David Goffin into round four at Wimbledon with victory over Denis IstominDenis Istomin sees his Wimbledon run come to an end at the third-round stage at the hands of number 11 seed David Goffin.
Jul 2, 19:31
Result: David Goffin eases past Alexander Ward at WimbledonGreat Britain's Alexander Ward succumbs to a straight-sets defeat to 11th seed David Goffin on his Wimbledon debut.
Jun 27, 16:29
Result: Dominic Thiem overcomes David Goffin to make French Open semi-finalsAustrian Dominic Thiem books his spot in the semi-finals of the French Open by beating Belgian's David Goffin 4-6 7-6 6-4 6-1 on Thursday afternoon.
Jun 2, 15:16
Result: Novak Djokovic into semi-finals of French OpenWorld number one Novak Djokovic makes the semi-finals of the French Open by beating Tomas Berdych 6-3 7-5 6-3 on Thursday afternoon.
Jun 2, 14:34
Result: David Goffin overcomes Ernests Gulbis in four to reach French Open quartersDavid Goffin reaches the quarter-finals of the French Open with a straight-sets win over Ernests Gulbis.
Jun 1, 14:15
Result: David Goffin squeezes past Nicolas AlmagroDavid Goffin overcomes Nicolas Almagro in five sets to book his place in the fourth round of the French Open.
May 28, 21:01
Result: David Goffin sees off Carlos Berlocq in French Open second roundBelgium's David Goffin surges into the third round of the French Open by overcoming Carlos Berlocq in three sets.
May 26, 18:12
Result: Andy Murray eases into semi-finals of Rome MastersAndy Murray sees off David Goffin 6-1 7-5 to reach the semi-finals of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia in Rome.
May 13, 15:22
Result: Kei Nishikori sets up Miami Open final against Novak DjokovicKei Nishikori sets up a Miami Open final against Novak Djokovic with a 6-3 7-5 win over Nick Kyrgios.
Apr 2, 09:39
Result: Novak Djokovic eases past David Goffin in semi-finals of Miami OpenWorld number one Novak Djokovic books his spot in the final of the Miami Open with a 7-6 6-4 victory over David Goffin on Friday.
Apr 1, 22:21
Result: Novak Djokovic eases into Miami Open semi-finalWorld number one Novak Djokovic beats Tomas Berdych in straight sets to reach the last four of the Miami Open.
Mar 31, 09:44
Result: David Goffin cruises past Marin Cilic to reach Indian Wells semi-finalsDavid Goffin beats Marin Cilic 7-6(4) 6-2 to reach the semi-finals at Indian Wells
Mar 17, 22:54
David Goffin hires Thomas JohanssonFormer world number seven Thomas Johansson agrees to join David Goffin's coaching team on a temporary basis.
Feb 8, 21:54
Roger Federer: 'Winning 300 Grand Slam matches is very special'Roger Federer admits that it is "very special" to have won 300 Grand Slam matches following his triumph over Grigor Dimitrov in the third round of the Australian Open.
Jan 22, 11:08
Result: Roger Federer wins 300th Grand Slam match by ousting Grigor Dimitrov in AustraliaRoger Federer wins his 300th Grand Slam match by beating Grigor Dimitrov to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open.
Jan 22, 09:39
Great Britain's Leon Smith: 'Preparation was key to us winning Davis Cup'Great Britain's Davis Cup captain Leon Smith says that preparation was key to the team winning their first title for 79 years.
Nov 30, 09:57
Novak Djokovic congratulates British Davis Cup-winning squadNovak Djokovic congratulates Andy Murray and the British squad following their Davis Cup victory.
Nov 29, 16:36
Leon Smith: Andy Murray is a "superstar"Davis Cup-clinching Andy Murray is "an absolute superstar", according to Great Britain captain Leon Smith.
Nov 29, 16:23
Result: Murray seals British Davis Cup triumphAndy Murray beats David Goffin in straight sets to win the Davis Cup for Great Britain for the first time in 79 years.
Nov 29, 15:03
Andy Murray not getting carried away as Great Britain close in on Davis Cup joyAndy Murray admits that he is feeling nervous ahead of Sunday's Davis Cup singles clash against David Goffin, as Great Britain move to within one win of victory.
Nov 29, 10:56