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David Goffin

David Goffin Books Nadal Showdown at Madrid Open

David Goffin was impressive in his 6-4 6-2 win against Botic van de Zandschulp - earning a third round fixture against Rafael Nadal on the clay courts of the Madrid Open. The Belgian was stronger both on serve and in the return game, winning 66 per cent of his service points compared to Van de Zandschulp's 53 per cent, and 47 per cent of his return points to the Dutchman's 34 per cent. Goffin will face Nadal next for a place in the
Halep knocked out of Madrid Open by Mertens

Halep knocked out of Madrid Open by Mertens

MADRID: World number three Simona Halep was dumped out of the Madrid Open on Tuesday (Apr 4), losing 4-6, 7-5, 7-5 in the last 16 to Belgian Elise Mertens, while Jannik Sinner and Andrey Rublev won their opening men's matches. Romania's Halep, who won the Madrid title in 2016 and 2017, is still yet to reach a WTA Tour final this season and this was her earliest exit in the Spanish capital since a 2015 first-round loss. Halep had sailed through the first