David Goffin is a Belgian professional tennis player. He is a former World No.7, a ranking which he reached in November 2017. As of July 2022, he is still in the Top 60 of the world rankings, following his quarterfinals finish at Wimbledon 2022 men’s singles event. He has represented Belgium internationally in both the Olympics and the Davis Cup.
David Goffin was born on December 7, 1990, in Liège, Belgium. The Belgian player currently resides in Monte Carlo, Monaco. He stands 180 cm tall and his weight was last listed at 70 kg. He plays right-handed and he uses a two-handed backhand.
Goffin is coached by Germain Gigounon and since he turned pro in 2009, he has earned $15,875,367 in prize money. As of July 2022, this puts him at the 39th all-time in earnings.
Early in his career, Goffin mostly played in Futures and Challenger events. He won his first ATP match in 2011 at the first round of the 2011 Chennai Open. He made a breakthrough in 2012 when he reached the quarter-finals of the Chennai Open.
He broke into the Top 20 of the world rankings in 2015. That year, he made it to the first round of the US Open men’s doubles event. He was also part of the Belgian team that made it as far as the finals of the Davis Cup.
The following year, he represented Belgium in the Rio Olympics. He made it to the third round. Also, in 2016, he made his first quarterfinals appearance in a Grand Slam when he was in the French Open quarters. In 2017, he made it to the quarters of the Australian Open. In the same year, he was also in the finals of the ATP Tour Finals.
In 2019, he made it to the quarterfinals of Wimbledon. He would do so again in 2022. In 2020, he made its fourth round of the US Open for the fourth time in a row. His 2021 season ended early because of an injury. In 2022, aside from his Wimbledon finish, he also won the Italian Open. Goffin lost to British Cameron Norrie in the quarterfinals of Wimbledon.
- Highest Singles Ranking: 7 (November20, 2017)
- Current Singles Ranking: 58 (July10, 2022)
Best Grand Slam Singles Performances
- Australian Open - QF (2017)
- French Open - QF (2016)
- Wimbledon - QF (2019, 2022)
- US Open - 4R (2017, 2018, 2019,2020)
Other Singles Tournaments
- Tour Finals - F (2017)
- Olympic Games - 3R (2016)
- Highest Doubles Ranking: 158 (July15, 2019)
Best Grand Slam Doubles Performances
- Australian Open - 1R (2013)
- US Open - 1R (2012, 2015)
- Davis Cup - F (2015, 2017)
- Hopman Cup - RR (2018)