Netease Sports reported on October 8:
News from October 8, Beijing time, the Belgian tennis player
Goffin has been very unsuccessful this season. This is definitely not an ideal season. The US Open lost to Shapovalov and stopped in the round of 16. The Italian Open did not even make it to the second round. This year, the French Open lost to the first round. Sinner, who suffered a round trip, is now infected with the new crown and has become another confirmed case in men's tennis. If Goffin was infected during the French Open, then Sinner would undoubtedly become a close contact, and Sinner faced Nadal, the favorite to win the quarter-finals. From this perspective, Nadal is also an indirect contact, but so far So far, no player has been infected with the new 亚搏娱乐入口crown since the start of the French Open.
Although the French Open was out early, Goffin did not intend to end this bad season. He originally planned to play in St. Petersburg. However, due to the virus, he only had to opt out of this tournament. "Bad news! I was forced to leave St. Petersburg because the nucleic acid test was positive. I feel good so far. I will be quarantined. If everything goes well, I will return to Antwerp, Belgium."
The Belgian star also did not forget the fans in his statement. He thanked the fans for their support and gave him motivation to move forward. He used two sad expressions on his personal social media to express his feelings and wrote :"Thank you for your support".
Although he missed the St. Petersburg Open, Goffin did not want to stop the 2020 season. The reason why he emphasized in his statement that if everything goes well, he will return to Antwerp because it will be held in Antwerp from October 19 to 25, 2020. An event, this is an ATP250 event, Goffin hopes to come back in this local eve亚搏网址nt.
Of course, this still has some difficulties for Goffin. After all, he needs to self-isolate after being infected with the new crown. Even if he can catch up with the competition after the isolation, there is no time for recovery and training. But Goffin still hopes to be able to do this in his hometown competition. The unsatisfactory season draws an end to victory.
Goffin is now ranked 13th in the world, and even reached the year-end finals in the 2016 and 2017 seasons. In 2017, he won the runner-up of the finals. This is also the highlight of Goffin's career. However, this year Goffin fell into a trough and is now infected with the virus, but the Belgian brother is confident about the future and hopes to find his feel through playing more games.