Belgian tennis player David Goffin failed to overcome the barrier of the first round of the Doha competition, losing in three sets to Lithuanian Richardas Berankis – 6/3, 4/6, 6/7 (4). The match lasted 2 hours and 18 minutes. The 22nd World No. 28-year-old Goffin took the opponent’s pitch twice, made 11 aces and two double faults. His peer Richardas, who occupies the 116th position in the world classification, made two breaks and six aces, having made a mistake three times in the presentation. The Belgian remains the leader in the personal meetings of the players – 2: 1. In the second round of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open tournament, Berankis will face off against the winner of the game Serb Dusan Layovich and Frenchman Adrian Mannarino.