The 6th seed needed just 72 minutes to dismiss the 4th seed, never facing a break point and stealing Tomas' serve once in every set to book his place in the title match.
World No. 14 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga won two tiebreaks against World No. 7 and tournament top seed Marin Cilic on Friday to advance to the semifinals of the Rotterdam Open, where he'll face a familiar foe: Tomas Berdych.
The tired Goffin was coming off another finalist effort at Sofia the previous week, and on Monday will debut in the Top 10 on the ATP rankings.
Tsonga was beaten by Berdych in the quarter-finals of the Qatar Open in January, but gained revenge with a 6-3 6-4 victory on Saturday. In the second set, I had another mentality on court.
The third set saw Tsonga race into a five-game lead as he began to take control of the clash.
Goffin, meanwhile, made sure he would not go the same way as second seed Dominic Thiem had done in the quarter-final against the 25-year-old Herbert, who looks set to see his current rank of 109 climb after his run to the last four.
Berdych has now reached the semi-finals in Rotterdam for a fourth time after also finishing runner-up to Stan Wawrinka in 2015.
The French sixth seed, who lost the 2011 final to Robin Soderling, took just under two hours to beat Belgian third seed Goffin, playing his second final in as many weeks after losing in Sofia last Sunday to Grigor Dimitrov. David is the first Belgian in Rotterdam final after Christophe Rochus in 2006 and more importantly, this victory propels him into the Top 10 for the first time in his career!
But aside from that loss, Tsonga has lost only two other matches this year: One to Stan Wawrinka in the Australian Open quarterfinals, and a three-setter to wonderteen Alexander Zverev in Montpellier. "Of course I'm disappointed, but I played some good tennis".
He promised improved employment opportunities, food security and export growth, sanitation and access to clean water. After weeks of global pressure and threats of a military intervention, Jammeh finally announced he would step down.
In her testimony, however, she agreed on the need to reduce the regulatory burden on banks, especially small ones. Yet of more importance will be to see if economic data backs up the case for monetary tightening.
The user has uploaded a video of himself setting up the new device and going through a range of menus to get the console going. While there's not a lot to be surprised by, we do at least get to see the job Nintendo has done with the software aesthetics.
He's due a $2 million roster bonus on March 11, plus another $13 million in base salary (including $6 million guaranteed). However, Watt told the police he did not know if the unidentified guy or Revis knocked out Cousins and Jarivs.
Zacks Investment Research lowered Encana Corporation from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Thursday. The 52 week high Encana Corp's shares have peaked at is 13.85 whilst the 52 week low for the company's shares is 3.
The third quarter is also the time of year when producers in the North Sea reduce production in order to perform maintenance. Comparative inventory analysis suggests that the current ~$53 per barrel WTI oil price is at least $6 per barrel too high.
She gave a second child up for adoption, but when she got pregnant a third time she made a decision to have an abortion. According to the Washington Post , McCorvey was 22-years-old when she became pregnant for the third time in 1969.
The corporation was responding to a report in The Sun which suggested bosses were concerned about the actor looking "exhausted". The situation is said to be a "nightmare" for show bosses who write scripts months in advance, with Carter a central character.
A crime scene has been established at the scene of the death and homicide squad detectives are investigating. It is understood the victim, along with the woman who is being questioned by police, are Irish nationals.
Officials are still also monitoring the situation since rising temperatures could lead to another outbreak of brush fires. Brush fires had been reported in Seminole, Flagler, Martin and Brevard counties as well Wednesday.
Robin Thicke & Paula Patton Custody Drama - Police Called
Paula Patton and Robin Thicke have been in the midst of an ugly custody battle, and things don't seem to be getting any better. Sources close to Robin Thicke claim that he was aware Patton has a restraining order, but he never came close to her.
Traders Watch List: Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ)
Mondelez International Inc (MDLZ) was Initiated by Deutsche Bank to "Hold" and the brokerage firm has set the Price Target at $49. Zions Bancorporation (NASDAQ:ZION) jumped 114.77 percent over the past one year, while it rose 4.74 percent year to date (YTD).
Unilever rejects Kraft Heinz's $143B takeover bid
Unilever rejected the approach, Kraft Heinz said Friday in a statement issued in response to speculation that it had made a bid. A tie-up between Kraft Heinz and Unilever would bring together the fifth- and third-largest consumer food firms.
Video shows cops using stun gun on pregnant teen
The NYPD Patrol Guide advises officers not to use stun gun weapons on children, the elderly, or obviously pregnant females. Rosario then informs officers that they are hurting her, and someone says into the camera several times, "She's pregnant".
Joliet area legislators react to Rauner's budget address
Democrats have been saying Rauner has never proposed a balanced budget - shirking his constitutional and statutory duty. Rauner also doesn't want to see a permanent state income tax increase unless there's a freeze on property taxes.