ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Grigor Dimitrov advanced to the final of the ABN AMRO World Tournament on Saturday when his semifinal opponent, David Goffin, had to give up after being hit in the left eye by a ball.
Goffin was attempting to reach a powerful forehand by Dimitrov when the ball deflected off the Belgian’s racket and into his eye. Dimitrov immediately ran around the net to check on Goffin.
The Belgian left the court for treatment but did not return, handing victory to Dimitrov, who was trailing 1-0 in the second set after winning a close first set 6-3.
Roger Federer, fresh from securing a return to the top of the world rankings on Friday night, plays Andreas Seppi in the second semifinal to decide Dimitrov’s opponent in…