David Goffin and Alexander Zverev – © AFP
David Goffin overcame German Alexander Zverev (N.2), fifth in the ATP, this Thursday with a 3-6, 6-1, 7-6 (7/3) score in the quarter-finals of the Halle ATP 500 tournament, with 2.081.830 euros, in Germany.
In the semifinals, David Goffin will oppose the Italians Matteo Beretini (ATP 22), scoring in the 6-2, 7-6 (7/4) of Russian Karen Khachanov (ATP 9 / N.3). It will be a first duel between our compatriot and the 23-year-old Roma who won last week's turf in Stuttgart.
It was the third duel in the ATP circuit between David Goffin and Alexander Zverev. The German won the last two, last year in Rome (6-4, 3-6, 6-3) and in Munich in 2016 (6-3, 4-6, 6-3), each time on clay.
With difficulty, Liège had won the Challenger Mons (hard surface) in two teams, 6-3, 6-2, but it was already in 2014. David Goffin had also won the Hopman Cup in January 2018 hard), 6-3, 6-3.