Goffin rallies past Wawrinka to advance in Rome

David Goffin won through 4-6, 6-0, 6-2 against Stan Wawrinka. (AFP pic)

ROME: Belgian David Goffin rallied from a set down to beat former French Open champion Stan Wawrinka in three sets and advance to the second round of the Italian Open on Tuesday.

The 28-year-old Goffin won through 4-6, 6-0, 6-2 in 1hr 55min against the three-time Grand Slam winner from Switzerland to set up a meeting with Argentine seventh seed Jual Martin Del Potro for a place in the third round.