Goffin beats Tomic, Wickmayer also into final on day two at KooyongPosted on January 11, 2017
Defending champion David Goffin was too good for Australian Bernard Tomic on day two of the 2017 Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic winning through to the final of the men’s championship draw on Friday.
The world number 11 from Belgium was in fine form on another hot Melbourne day that provided some tough conditions for the players as the wind picked up throughout the afternoon.
Wickmayer gets another day of practice before playing Romanian Sorana Cirstea who was too good for Australian Destanee Aiava in the first match of the tournament on Tuesday. The women’s final will also be held on Friday.
The schedule for tomorrow is as follows and links to match reports are below.
|THURSDAY 12 JANUARY
Gates open 10am
11:00AM – MATCH #1 – MEN’S EXHIBITION
FOLLOWED BY – MATCH #2 – WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP 3-4th playoff
FOLLOWED BY – MATCH #3 – MEN’S EXHIBITION
FOLLOWED BY – MATCH #4 – MEN’S EXHIBITION
Full match reports can be found via the links below:
Mikhail Youzhny (RUS) def Andrew Whittington (AUS) Retired Match Report
Bernard Tomic (AUS) def by David Goffin (BEL) 2-6 4-6 Match Report
Jerzy Janowicz (POL) def Yoshihito Nishioka (JPN) 7-6 7-6 Match Report
Yanina Wickmayer (BEL) def Qiang Wang (CHN) 6-3 6-4 Match Report