Belgium's top-ranked tennis player David Goffin has signed a new partnership with the automobile company Volvo.
David Goffin partners with Volvo
Volvo will provide the Belgian No. 1 player Goffin with a vehicle in Monaco, Belgium and during certain tournaments abroad.
According to the DH website, Goffin will be provided with a Volvo XC60. Speaking to the DH website, Rene Aerts Jr, corporate communication director of Volvo Car Belux, commented, "We're already pretty good at tennis.
In the past, Volvo has been a partner for three years of Tennis Vlaanderen and AFT. We are still working with Yanina Wickmayer, Steve Darcis, Sofia Costoulas and the Hope and Spirit foundation. It is a sport in which our customers find themselves.
Here, we had the opportunity to work with David, who is the Belgian number one. And we think it will convey our values which are the environment, security and personalization. The image of David and that of Volvo go well together.
Volvo has 6,500 employees in Ghent and we wanted a Belgian base for our partnership." David Goffin is currently ranked No. 10 in the world and has a career high ranking of world No. 7. He is currently the highest ranked Belgian male and the first Belgian male to reach the ATP top 10.
Goffin has won four ATP titles in his career, and has reached nine other ATP finals, the biggest of them coming at the 2017 ATP World Tour Finals. He has also won 1 doubles title in his career so far. Goffin has reached the quarterfinals of the 2016 French Open and the 2017 Australian Open.
At the 2017 ATP World Tour Finals, Goffin defeated Dominic Thiem, world No. 1 Rafael Nadal and world No. 2 Roger Federer on his way to the final where he lost to Grigor Dimitrov, of Bulgaria. He was also part of the Belgian Davis Cup team that reached the final of the team competition in 2015 and 2017.
In the 2017 Davis Cup event, Goffin ended the year having won all six of the singles rubbers for the year, against France in the final, Italy in the quarterfinals, and Australia in the semifinals. At the 2019 Cincinnati Masters event, Goffin defeated Richard Gasquet in the semifinals to reach his first Masters 1000 final where he lost to the no.
9 seed Daniil Medvedev. He also reached the quarter-finals at Wimbledon in 2019 - his best performance at the tournament where he lost to top seed and defending champion Novak Djokovic.