Goffin through, Darcis out

David Goffin has made it through to the third round of the French Open in Paris. Meanwhile, the other Belgian man in action on Thursday, Steve Darcis lost in three set to the world number 1 Novak Djokovic.

David Goffin has made it through to the third round of the French Open at Roland Garros is Paris. Our compatriot saw off the Argentine Carlos Berlocq in three sets 7-5, 6-1, 6-4. David Goffin will meet the Spaniard Nicolas Almagro in the third round.

Steve Darcis gave the world’s number 1 male tennis player Novak Djokovic a run for his money in their match. The first set was a 12 game thriller that ended 7-5 to Djokovic.

In the second (6-3 to Djokovic) and third (6-4 to Djokovic) sets too, Steve Darcis put in a sterling performance. Steve Darcis is out of the tournament by no-one can say that he didn’t go out fighting.