In this season, Federer started very well as he defeated Nnikoloz Basilashvili with ease in straight sets in the round one. The 31-year-old player also played well in the 2nd round and defeated Alexandr Dolgopolov. However, the Swiss tennis player closely won the round 3 by a score of 6-3, 7-5, 6-1.
Roger Federer vs David Goffin Live Streaming
The former world number one played his third round against Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov in the round 3. For the first time, he was pushed further to play the fourth set, but before it, he broke Dimitrov twice. For once, Dimitrov successfully proved his authority. But in the next two sets, Federer stamped Dimitrov’s authority.
Goffin will get to play in the 4th round as he beat Dominic Thiem in the last round. He got to win very closely and after a hard fight. Goffin won the first set with ease but lost the second one. The next two sets were close enough that any one of them could win, but Belgian player managed to prove his over the opponent with 6-1, 3-6, 7-6(2), 7-5.
The 25-year-old Belgian had played three games with four sets before the results came. First of all, he defeated Sergiy Stakhovsky 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4, then in the 2nd round, he stamped the authority of Damir Dzumhur 6-4, 6-0, 6-4, 6-2.
Federer and Goffin both have played in the 2016 Brisbane International before coming to play Australian Open this year. Goffin got out of the previous competition in round 2 against Lucas Pouille. However, Roger reached to the finals but lost to Milos Raonic.
Speaking of their history, both have faced each other three times in the past. Of which the Swiss player has won all the three times. Last time, they played each other in the quarterfinal of 2015 ATP Basel. Talking of Grand Slam, they faced each other in the 2012 French Open.
Federer vs Goffin will start at 7 pm local time (8 GMT) at Rod Laver Arena on Sunday. Come back after the match to see the result, game highlights, scoreboard/scorecard, and other details. Don’t forget to share it on social media sites.