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David Goffin will meet Stefano Travaglia in the Antalya Open quarter-finals.

Dominant David: Goffin Races Past Kuhn In Antalya

Belgian to face Travaglia for semi-final spot

After saving five match points in his opening match of the tournament, David Goffin raised his game on Saturday to charge through to the Antalya Open quarter-finals.

The Belgian needed just 56 minutes to race past Nicola Kuhn of Spain 6-0, 6-2. Goffin, who won the first 10 games of the match, won 91 per cent of his first-serve points (21/23) en route to victory.

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Goffin was clinical throughout the second-round match, as he converted each of his five break points to earn his second win of the year. This week, the 30-year-old is aiming to capture his first ATP Tour title since the 2017 Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships in Tokyo.

Goffin will face Stefano Travaglia of Italy in the quarter-finals. The 29-year-old battled past Emil Ruusuvuori of Finland 7-6(5), 6-3 in one hour and 46 minutes.

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From 3-6, 4-5 down in his first-round match against Pierre-Hugues Herbert, Goffin won 19 games in a row to beat the Frenchman and establish a 6-0, 4-0 lead in his second-round encounter against Kuhn.

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