French Open

Goffin, Berdych advance in Paris

2016-06-01 15:17
David Goffin (AFP)

Paris - David Goffin became just the second Belgian man to reach the French Open quarter-finals on Wednesday when he defeated Ernests Gulbis of Latvia 4-6, 6-2, 6-2, 6-3.

Goffin, the 12th seed, will face Austrian 13th seed Dominic Thiem for a place in the semi-finals.

Filip Dewulf was the first Belgian man into the last eight in Paris in 1997.

Czech seventh seed Tomas Berdych also set-up a quarter-final clash against world number one Novak Djokovic on Wednesday when he defeated Spain's David Ferrer 6-3, 7-5, 6-3.

Berdych will be playing in his third Roland Garros quarter-final but faces an uphill task having won just two of his 25 meetings with Djokovic.

Read more on:    french open  |  tomas berdych  |  david goffin  |  tennis

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights

Vote

Which is your favourite Grand Slam of the year?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.