Gael Monfils - Paris, France
22 Singles Ranking
France France
  Age:30 (01.09.1986)
Birthplace:Paris, France
Height:6'4" (193 cm)
Weight:177 lbs (80 kg)
Turned Pro:2004
Coach:Mikael Tillstrom
Singles Statistics as of 21.08.2017
  Ranking Week Change W-L Titles Prize Money*
2016 Current 22   1 18-13 0 $899,358
Career High 6 07.11.2016 409-231 6 $13,600,378 *Singles & Doubles combined
Doubles Statistics as of 21.08.2017
  Ranking Week Change W-L Titles Prize Money*
2016 Current 340   3 2-2 0 $899,358
Career High 155 08.08.2011 23-75 0 $13,600,378 *Singles & Doubles combined
FedEx ATP Head 2 Head

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Player Stats as of: 21.08.2017

Service Record Year-to-Date
Aces 276
Double Faults 115
1st Serve 64%
1st Serve Points Won 72%
2nd Serve Points Won 50%
Break Points Faced 219
Break Points Saved 63%
Service Games Played 419
Service Games Won 81%
Service Points Won 64%
Return Record Year-to-Date
1st Serve Return Points Won 33%
2nd Serve Return Points Won 49%
Break Points Opportunities 270
Break Points Converted 41%
Return Games Played 421
Return Games Won 26%
Return Points Won 39%
Total Points Won 51%
Year In Review


As No. 17 seed, fell in Australian Open 2R (l. to Janowicz in five sets)…Reached Montpellier SFs (l. to Gasquet)…

On 22 February, dropped to 5-17 in ATP World Tour finals with a 76(4) third set TB loss to Simon in the Marseille title match…

On 31 Match, retired due to a right hip injury at 36 23 versus Berdych in ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Miami 4R...

Reached his first ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Monte-Carlo SF, beating No. 2-ranked Federer in 3R and No. 11 Dimitrov in QFs prior to SF exit to Berdych...On 20 April, rose three spots to No. 15 in Emirates ATP Rankings...

Reached Bucharest SFs (l. to Garcia-Lopez)...On 27 April, withdrew ahead of Munich due to knee injury...

Fell in ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Madrid 3R (l. to Granollers in three sets)...



Full name Gael Sebastien Monfils...Nicknamed "Lamonf"...His father, Rufin, a former soccer player, comes from island of Guadeloupe...He is an agent for France Telecom...His mother, Sylvette, comes from island of Martinique and is a nurse...Also has one younger brother, Daryl, who partnered Gael at 2012 Montpellier...Considers Arthur Ashe to be his favourite player...Off court walks around with his iPod listening to music, in particular R&B...If he didn’t play tennis he would play basketball...Fan of NBA team Detroit Pistons and favourite basketball player is Carmelo Anthony.

Finished as world's No. 1 junior in 2004 with titles at Australian Open (d. Ouanna), Roland Garros (d. Kuznetsov) and Wimbledon (d. Kasiri)...Did not drop a set in Australia and lost only one set each in Paris and Wimbledon...In 2003, was runner-up at Orange Bowl (l. to Baghdatis) and USTA Winter International Championships (l. to Rieschick)...Best friends are countrymen and former juniors Josselin Ouana, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Paterne Mamata...Named ATP Newcomer of Year in 2005.

Monfils DEUCE Feature (Jan. 2010)

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