David Goffin hailed as a 'different' and 'better' player after claiming first win over Lucas Pouille to put Belgium in front against France in Davis Cup final



Lucas Pouille had never lost to David Goffin before Friday but the Frenchman admitted after a straight-sets defeat in the Davis Cup final that the Belgian was no longer the same player.
Goffin played a near-perfect match to win 7-5 6-3 6-1 and earn visitors Belgium a 1-0 lead after holding off world number 18 Pouille in the opening set.
Goffin rose to seventh in the world rankings after finishing runner-up at the ATP Tour finals, notably beating 19-time grand slam champion Roger Federer in the semi-finals.
Pouille had won their only three meetings in 2016 but Friday's encounter was very... read more

 
24 November 2017 in Sport, Views: 39
Source: Daily Mail
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