Place: France. Paris. Stade Roland-Garros.
Date: on the 30th of May, 2018 (Wednesday)
Match start: 10:00 (GMT+1)
Tournament: The French Open. 1/32 final
Fantastic comeback of David Goffin
Being one of the favorites of the last year’s Major in Paris, the Belgian tennis player in a match of the third round against Horacio Zeballos has dramatically fallen outside the court and has got the hardest trauma. The initial verdict of the physicians was unfavorable, however in two months David has returned on court, and very soon has taken his usual place among top tennis players.
The opening match of the Belgian that was held on Sunday in frames of the current championship in France became the most surprising match. After two sets David Goffin was losing to the most popular tennis player of Holland Robin Haase (0:2). However then the initial favorite of the match has won three sets in a row (1:2, 2:2 and 3:2) and has got into the 1/32 final.
The meeting of the best tennis players of two Benelux countries continued for 2 hours 55 minutes. During this time the Belgian has given eighteen aces and has broken ten serves of the rival.
The ATP Rankings on the 28th of May
According to the results of the first gaming day of current Roland Garros, Alexander Zverev, Grigor Dimitrov, Pablo Carreno Busta , Kei Nishikori, David Goffin and other winners of the opening matches have earned 45 bonus points. And now, prior to the matches of 28th of May, Monday TOP-5 leaders of ranks is as follows:
1. Alexander Zverev (Germany) – 3180 +
2. Roger Federer (Switzerland) – 3110
3. Rafael Nadal (Spain) – 3040 +
4. Juan Martin del Potro (Argentina) – 2300 +
5. Marin Čilić (Croatia) – 2010 +
Here all, except Roger Federer, are the acting players of the Grand Slam in Paris. And whether the best tennis player from Belgium can interfere with this champion race?
Bearing in mind a victory in opening match over Robin Haase, now David has exactly 1000 bonus points and the 17th place in ranks. We will remind you that according to the bonus scale, the winner of Roland Garros will earn 2000 points, and the finalist – 1200. As we see, in case of the getting into the final of this tournament, the Belgian tennis player will be able to get closer to the leading quintet.
Bookmaker coefficients on the match D.Goffin vs C.Moutet
Though, it is too early now to speak about the final of the French Major. Now only the matches of the first round are taking place and next Wednesday, on the 30th of May the matches of 1/32 finals begin. The low rank French tennis player Corentin Moutet will be the next rival of the Belgian. And here the opinion of experts is obvious: W1 – 1.10,W2 – 7.00.
The young French tennis player is 19 years old and he has spent 8 matches in the current season in which he has gained only three victories in the ATP Rankings. Naturally, it is absolutely different level of the game and we all understand how such weak tennis player has got into the Major in Paris. Of course, here our choice is obvious.