David Goffin

Born: December 7, 1990 (age 26)

Height: 5'10.5" (180cm)

Hometown: Rocourt, Belgium
Nationality: Belgium Belgian

Current Rank (Oct 23): No. 10 (2,840 points)
David Goffin of Belgium reacts during his Gentlemen's Singles first round match against Andy Murray of Great Britain on day one of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club at Wimbledon on June 23, 2014
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Manuel Neuer of Germany watches the ball bounce over the line from a shot that hit the crossbar from Frank Lampard of England, but referee Jorge Larrionda judges the ball did not cross the line during the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Round of Sixteen
Five times luck has played a part in sport
The 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
Rafael Nadal in action during the first round of the US Open on August 29, 2017
Result: Rafael Nadal ousts Alexandr Dolgopolov to reach US Open quarter-finals
Rafael 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
Rafael Nadal plays a backhand against Andrey Kuznetsov in their second-round match during day four of the Mutua Madrid Open on May 3, 2016
Result: Rafael Nadal sets up Novak Djokovic semi-final at Madrid Open
Rafael 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
Novak Djokovic in action against Andy Murray in the French Open final on June 5, 2016
Result: Novak Djokovic through to Madrid Open semi-final after Kei Nishikori withdrawal
A 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
Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates defeating Kei Nishikori of Japan in the final match during day seven of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell at the Real Club de Tenis Barcelona on April 24, 2016
Result: Rafael Nadal makes light work of Nick Kyrgios at Madrid Open
Rafael 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
Rafael Nadal in action at the Monte Carlo Masters on April 13, 2016
Result: Rafael Nadal eases into Monte Carlo Masters semi-finals
Nine-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
David Goffin celebrates winning his third-round match at the French Open on May 28, 2016
Result: David Goffin sends Novak Djokovic packing in Monte Carlo
David 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
Novak Djokovic in action at the Monte Carlo Masters on April 13, 2016
Result: Novak Djokovic through to quarter-finals of Monte Carlo Masters
Novak 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
Tomas 'let's go' Berdych in action during the second round of the French Open on May 26, 2016
Result: Tomas Berdych safely through to round three of Miami Open
Tomas 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
Pablo Cuevas in action on May 29, 2013
Result: David Goffin knocked out by Pablo Cuevas in California
Pablo 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
Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates defeating Kei Nishikori of Japan in the final match during day seven of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell at the Real Club de Tenis Barcelona on April 24, 2016
Result: Rafael Nadal through to Australian Open semis
Rafael Nadal beats Milos Raonic in straight sets to reach his first Grand Slam semi-final since 2014.
Jan 25, 12:21
Andy Murray practises on day one of the Australian Open on January 18, 2016
Result: Andy Murray suffers defeat to David Goffin in Abu Dhabi
Andy Murray starts the new season with a surprise straight-sets defeat to David Goffin at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship.
Dec 30, 15:01
Rafael Nadal in action at the Argentina Open on February 13, 2016
Result: Rafael Nadal, David Goffin through at Mubadala World Tennis Championship
Rafael Nadal and David Goffin both progress through to the semi-finals of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi.
Dec 29, 17:40
Novak Djokovic of Serbia in action against Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland in their semi final match during Day 6 of the BNP Paribas Masters held at AccorHotels Arena on November 7, 2015 in Paris, France.
Result: Novak Djokovic earns comfortable win over David Goffin at ATP World Tour Finals
Novak 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
Gael Monfils in action at the Miami Open on March 31, 2016
Injured Gael Monfils withdraws from ATP World Tour Finals
Gael 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
Marin Cilic in action during his US Open semi-final with Novak Djokovic on September 11, 2015
Result: Marin Cilic secures place at ATP Tour Finals, denies David Goffin
Marin 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
David Goffin returns the ball to Ernests Gulbis at the French Open on June 1, 2016
Result: David Goffin maintains London hopes with win over Nicolas Mahut
David Goffin reaches the third round of the Paris Masters with a straight-sets win over Nicolas Mahut.
Nov 2, 12:12
Andy Murray in action at the US Open on August 30, 2016
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
Canada's Milos Raonic returns against Australia's Matthew Ebden during their men's first round match on day two of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on June 24, 2014
Result: Milos Raonic powers back against David Goffin to make Wimbledon quarters
Canada'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
Milos Raonic in action at the French Open on May 25, 2016
Result: Milos Raonic marches on at Wimbledon by overcoming Jack Sock
Sixth 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
David Goffin celebrates winning his third-round match at the French Open on May 28, 2016
Result: David Goffin into round four at Wimbledon with victory over Denis Istomin
Denis 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
David Goffin of Belgium celebrates a point in his Gentlemen’s Singles Third Round match against Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus during day five of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 3, 2015
Result: David Goffin eases past Alexander Ward at Wimbledon
Great Britain's Alexander Ward succumbs to a straight-sets defeat to 11th seed David Goffin on his Wimbledon debut.
Jun 27, 16:29
Dominic Thiem returns the ball to David Goffin during the quarter-finals of the French Open on June 2, 2016
Result: Dominic Thiem overcomes David Goffin to make French Open semi-finals
Austrian 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
Novak Djokovic hits a backhand in the quarter-final against Tomas Berdych at the French Open on June 2, 2016
Result: Novak Djokovic into semi-finals of French Open
World 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
David Goffin in action during the second round of the French Open on May 26, 2016
Result: David Goffin overcomes Ernests Gulbis in four to reach French Open quarters
David Goffin reaches the quarter-finals of the French Open with a straight-sets win over Ernests Gulbis.
Jun 1, 14:15
David Goffin celebrates winning his third-round match at the French Open on May 28, 2016
Result: David Goffin squeezes past Nicolas Almagro
David Goffin overcomes Nicolas Almagro in five sets to book his place in the fourth round of the French Open.
May 28, 21:01
David Goffin in action during the second round of the French Open on May 26, 2016
Result: David Goffin sees off Carlos Berlocq in French Open second round
Belgium's David Goffin surges into the third round of the French Open by overcoming Carlos Berlocq in three sets.
May 26, 18:12
Andy Murray returns to David Goffin during their Rome ATP tournament tennis match at the Foro Italico on May 13, 2016
Result: Andy Murray eases into semi-finals of Rome Masters
Andy 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
Kei Nishikori returns a shot to Nick Kyrgios during the semi-finals of the Miami Open on April 1, 2016
Result: Kei Nishikori sets up Miami Open final against Novak Djokovic
Kei Nishikori sets up a Miami Open final against Novak Djokovic with a 6-3 7-5 win over Nick Kyrgios.
Apr 2, 09:39
Novak Djokovic celebrates his win over David Goffin during the semi-finals of the Miami Open on April 1, 2016
Result: Novak Djokovic eases past David Goffin in semi-finals of Miami Open
World 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
Novak Djokovic celebrates defeating Kei Nishikori in the quarter-finals of the Australian Open on January 26, 2016
Result: Novak Djokovic eases into Miami Open semi-final
World number one Novak Djokovic beats Tomas Berdych in straight sets to reach the last four of the Miami Open.
Mar 31, 09:44
David Goffin in action against Dominic Theim during day five of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 22, 2016
Result: David Goffin cruises past Marin Cilic to reach Indian Wells semi-finals
David Goffin beats Marin Cilic 7-6(4) 6-2 to reach the semi-finals at Indian Wells
Mar 17, 22:54
David Goffin in action against Dominic Theim during day five of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 22, 2016
David Goffin hires Thomas Johansson
Former world number seven Thomas Johansson agrees to join David Goffin's coaching team on a temporary basis.
Feb 8, 21:54
Roger Federer in action on day three of the Australian Open on January 20, 2016
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
Roger Federer in action against Grigor Dimitrov during day five of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 22, 2016
Result: Roger Federer wins 300th Grand Slam match by ousting Grigor Dimitrov in Australia
Roger Federer wins his 300th Grand Slam match by beating Grigor Dimitrov to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open.
Jan 22, 09:39
Captain of Great Britain Leon Smith celebrates after the win between Jamie Murray and Andy Murray of Great Britain against Nicolas Mahut and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France during Day Two of the World Group Quarter Final Davis Cup match between Great Britain
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 and Andy Murray pose with their trophies after the Rogers Cup on August 16, 2015
Novak Djokovic congratulates British Davis Cup-winning squad
Novak Djokovic congratulates Andy Murray and the British squad following their Davis Cup victory.
Nov 29, 16:36
Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates during the singles match against Ruben Bemelmans of Belgium on day one of the Davis Cup Final 2015 at Flanders Expo on November 27, 2015 in Ghent, Belgium.
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
Britain's Andy Murray (2nd R) holds up the trophy next to Britain's Jamie Murray (L) and Britain's Kyle Edmund (R) as they celebrate after winning the Davis Cup tennis final against Belgium at Flanders Expo in Ghent on November 29, 2015. Britain won the D
Result: Murray seals British Davis Cup triumph
Andy 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 of Great Britain celebrates during the singles match against Ruben Bemelmans of Belgium on day one of the Davis Cup Final 2015 at Flanders Expo on November 27, 2015 in Ghent, Belgium.
Andy Murray not getting carried away as Great Britain close in on Davis Cup joy
Andy 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