David Goffin, pronounced [david f] in French and born on December 7th, 1990, is a tennis player who competes professionally in Belgium.
His career-high in the singles rankings is seventh in the world. This time, he holds the title of highest-ranked Belgian male player and is the first to break into the top 10 in the ATP rankings.
Goffin has won six ATP championships and advanced to the finals of nine additional ATP tournaments, the most recent being the 2017 ATP World Tour Finals.
The breakthrough for Goffin came when he played in the main draw of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time in 2012 at the French Open.
He entered the tournament as a lucky loser. He advanced to the fourth round, but his opponent, Roger Federer, defeated him in four sets.
At the 2016 French Open and the 2017 Australian Open, Goffin was eliminated in the quarterfinals by rivals Dominic Thiem and Grigor Dimitrov, respectively.
Most recently, Goffin was eliminated in the semifinals of the 2019 Wimbledon tournament by Novak Djokovic. Goffin advanced all the way to the championship match at the 2017 ATP World Tour Finals by prevailing over Dominic Thiem, world No. 1 Rafael Nadal, and world No. 2 Roger Federer.
However, he was ultimately beaten by Grigor Dimitrov in the championship match.
How old is David Goffin?
He was Born on December 7, 1990 in Liège, Belgium. Presently, he is 32 years old.