Denis Shapovalov takes on David Goffin in the Round of 16 at the US Open 2020. While the Canadian is 12th seed, David Goffin holds the 7th seed. Their round of 16 match will offer a close match.
Denis Shapovalov vs David Goffin: Preview
The Canadian has had a tiring week. He has partnered Rohan Bopanna to take part in the doubles at the US Open 2020. Shapovalov won the first two rounds of singles in 4 sets. He went on to have a close five-setter encounter with Taylor Fritz. Shapovalov has to be ready for another tough fight against the 7th seed Goffin.
Meanwhile, Goffin had four setters in the first two rounds too. Yet the Belgian won the round 3 in straight sets against Filip Krajinović. Goffin will be well prepared during the encounter against Shapovalov as he has enjoyed adequate rest.
Denis Shapovalov vs David Goffin: Head to Head
David Goffin leads Denis Shapovalov by 1-0 in the head-to-head. The duo has played each other in 2019 at Tokyo. The match was close as Goffin won in a tie break.
At the Flushing Meadows an year later the duo will figh t to reach the quarter finals.
Denis Shapovalov vs David Goffin: Prediction
Shapovalov is already grinding at the doubles category too. After a long week, he may not be able to endure a tough five-setter against the Belgian. On the other hand, Goffin has played lesser through the week than the Canadian.
The duo can hit big baseline groundstrokes and also posses great backhands. Yet Goffin has more experience that the young Candian. The match can go into four sets and Goffin should be able to win.
Match Predictions: David Goffin will win in four sets.