Twenty-year-old David Goffin qualified and reached the the second round of the Aircel Chennai Open by defeating world #108Devvarman 6-2, 6-4, marking his first ATP Tour win. Goffin, a former top ten junior in the world is a player to watch. We sat down with David to ask him a few questions and get to know this rising star.
Getting to know David Goffin…….
What shot feels most natural to you?
I like hitting my backhand down the line.
Do you have a nickname?
What is your favorite type of chocolate?
I prefer white chocolate.
Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
I hope to be at the top of the sport competing for Grand Slams. I have a lot of work to do but that is where I would like to see myself in five years.
What do you love about your Wilson Blade 98 tennis racket?
I feel like my Blade gives me the perfect balance of power and control. I feel comfortable playing from the anywhere on the court and I think a lot of that has to do with my racquet.
What is the best part of being on the Wilson Team?
Being part of the Wilson team is a great honor because so many good players present and past have used the Red W. I feel like I am and can be a part of that prestigious history. It is pretty cool to think about.