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Goffin edges Tiafoe in Wimbledon fourth-round epic

David Goffin beat Frances Tiafoe 7-6 (3), 5-7, 5-7, 6-4, 7-5 on Sunday afternoon. He’ll face the winner of the match between No 9 seed Cameron Norrie and American Tommy Paul, the No 30 seed, in the next round

David Goffin Belgium’s David Goffin celebrates winning the fourth set during his fourth round match against Frances Tiafoe of the U.S. (AI/Reuters/Panoramic)

Belgian David Goffin won against American Frances Tiafoe, the No 23 seed, 7-6 (3), 5-7, 5-7, 6-4, 7-5 to reach the last eight of Wimbledon at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London on Sunday afternoon.

Goffin, ranked No 58, will face the winner of the match between No 9 seed Cameron Norrie and American Tommy Paul, the No 30 seed, next.

The Belgian beat qualifier Radu Albot (6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (5)), Argentinian Sebastian Baez, the No 31 seed (6-1, 6-2, 6-4) and Frenchman Ugo Humbert (4-6, 7-5, 6-2, 7-5) in the previous rounds.

Earlier in the tournament, Tiafoe, ranked No 28, defeated Italian qualifier Andrea Vavassori (6-4, 6-4, 6-4), German qualifier Maximilian Marterer (6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (3)) and Kazakh Alexander Bublik (3-6, 7-6 (1), 7-6 (3), 6-4).

London (Grand Slam), other last 16 results (All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, grass, GBP 40.350.000, most recent results first):

  • Botic van de Zandschulp vs. Rafael Nadal
  • Jason Murray Kubler vs. Taylor Fritz
  • Brandon Nakashima vs. Nick Kyrgios
  • Cristian Garin vs. Alex De Minaur
  • Novak Djokovic vs. Tim van Rijthoven
  • Jannik Sinner vs. Carlos Alcaraz: sunday
  • Cameron Norrie vs. Tommy Paul: sunday
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