Berankis defeated the sixth tournament missile David Goffin from Belgium in 2 hours and 18 minutes 3: 6, 6: 4, 7: 6.
"It was not easy, I did not play since September when I was in the US Open, I do not even count the Shenzhen tournament, so it was a long time ago, today we started to play in a big heat and the ball jumped higher.
It was good for me because Berankis likes to make rhythm and reaches the ball at a comfortable height. That is what happened during the game. He gained more confidence and became more aggressive. I tried to resist, respond well, but eventually he won. He played a very good match, "said D. Goffinas.
The 22nd racket of World was happy that it could compete with R.Bankank for 2 hours. and 20 minutes and felt no pain.
In the eighth finals, our compatriot will expect a relatively weaker Düsseldorf Lajovich, who is in 48th place in the ATP rating. Serbian defeated Adrian Mannarino (ATP-42) in the first phase of 6: 3, 7: 6 (5).