Recently, Belgian tennis player David Goffin had just an incredible series of losses. In the last 4 tournaments, he could not win in the starting matches, losing even at home in Antwerp Marcos Giron in two sets. It became clear that action had to be taken.
David Goffin’s current coach is Germain Gigounon
On November 25, David Goffin announced the start of cooperation with a new coach –Germain Gigounon
“It is a pleasure to introduce my new coach – Germain Gigounon. We have known each other for many years and have always loved tennis passionately. Happy to start a new season with him”- said David
Brief information about Germain Gigounon
Germain Gigounon is a Belgian coach who previously coached his other countryman Ysaline Bonaventure. As a professional tennis player, Gigounon won 9 ITF titles in singles and 13 in doubles.
In July 2015, Germain Gigounon, after Roland Garros entered the main grid, was able to climb to 191 in the ATP rankings, which remained his best result in singles.
David Goffin’s past coaches
Cooperation with Thomas Johansson
At the beginning of November 2020, David Goffin told about the end of joint work with Swede Thomas Johansson.
“After two years of cooperation, we have come to a decision about its completion. Thank you to Thomas for everything he did for me.
We have experienced many highlights together. I wish him all the best for the future,” wrote Goffin.
Cooperation with Thierry Van Cleemput
In January 2019, after the defeat of Russian Daniil Medvedev in the third round of the Australian Open, David decided to stop working with his coach Thierry Van Cleemput with whom he had worked since 2014.
“At the end of my performance at the Australian Open, Thierry van Klimput and I made a joint decision to stop working together. We had many wonderful moments on and off the court, and I am very grateful to him for that. I wish him all the best for the future,” said Goffin.