Gael Monfils


Country  France
Residence Trélex, Switzerland
Date of birth September 1, 1986 (1986-09-01) (age 24)
Place of birth Paris, France
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Turned pro 2004
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Career prize money US$3,605,586
Singles
Career record 146–102
Career titles 2
Highest ranking No. 9 (March 2, 2009)
Current ranking No. 17 (August 31, 2010)
Grand Slam results
Australian Open 4R (2009)
French Open SF (2008)
Wimbledon 3R (2005, 2007, 2010)
US Open QF (2010)
Major tournaments
Olympic Games QF (2008)
Doubles
Career record 9–29
Career titles
Highest ranking No. 243 (March 6, 2006)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (2006)
French Open 2R (2007)
Wimbledon
US Open 1R (2005)

Gael Monfils birth place is Paris, France, but Gael Monfils residence is in Nyon, Switzertland.

Gael Monfils is ranked 45 currently in the world. Gael Monfils is a right handed, player.

Coach

Gael Monfils coach is Tarik Benhabiles.

Personal details

Gael Monfils started playing tennis at the age of 4. Gael Monfils other interests are football, basket ball and music.

Gael Monfils father Rufin, was a former soccer player, Gael Monfils presently works as an agent for France telecom.

Gael Monfils mother sylvette is a nurse. Gael Monfils has one younger brother, Daryl.

Major finals

Masters Series finals

Singles: 1 (0–1)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 2009 Paris Hard (i) Novak Dokovic 2–6, 7–5, 36–7

Career finals

Singles: 9 (2–8)

Legend (pre/post 2009)
Grand Slam Tournaments (0–0)
Tennis Masters Cup /
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP Masters Series /
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–1)
ATP International Series Gold /
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0–2)
ATP International Series /
ATP World Tour 250 Series (2–5)
Finals by Surface
Hard (1–4)
Clay (1–3)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–1)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. August 1, 2005 Sopot, Poland Clay Florian Mayer 7–66, 4–6, 7–5
Runner-up 1. October 9, 2005 Metz, France Hard (i) Ivan Ljubicic 76–7, 0–6
Runner-up 2. October 30, 2005 Lyon, France Carpet (i) Andy Roddick 3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 3. January 8, 2006 Doha, Qatar Hard Roger Federer 3–6, 56–7
Runner-up 4. May 20, 2007 Pörtschach, Austria Clay Juan Monaco 36–7, 0–6
Runner-up 5. October 4, 2008 Vienna, Austria Hard (i) Philipp Petzschner 4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 6. February 28, 2009 Acapulco, Mexico Clay Nicolas Almagro 4–6, 4–6
Winner 2. September 27, 2009 Metz, France Hard (i) Philipp Kohlschreiber 7–61, 3–6, 6–2
Runner-up 7. November 15, 2009 Paris, France Hard (i) Novak Dokovic 2–6, 7–5, 36–7
Runner-up 8. July 18, 2010 Stuttgart, Germany Clay Albert Montañés 2–6, 2–1, ret.

Singles performance timeline

Terms to know
SR the ratio of the number of singles tournaments
won to the number of those tournaments played
W-L player's Win-Loss record
Performance Table Legend
NH tournament not held in that calendar year A did not participate in the tournament
LQ lost in qualifying draw #R lost in the early rounds of the tournament
(RR = round robin)
QF advanced to but not past the quarterfinals SF advanced to but not past the semifinals
F advanced to the final, tournament runner-up W won the tournament
NMS means an event that was not an ATP Masters Series tournament.
NM1 means an event that was not an ATP Masters 1000 tournament.

Tournament 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Career W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A 2R 1R 3R A 4R 3R 8–5
French Open A LQ 1R 4R 3R SF QF 2R 15–6
Wimbledon A A 3R 1R 3R A A 3R 6–4
US Open A A 1R 2R A 4R 4R   7–4
Grand Slam W–L 0–0 0–0 3–4 4–4 6–3 8–2 10–3 5–3 36–19
Year-end championships
ATP World Tour Finals A A A A A A A   0–0
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters A A 2R 3R 1R 1R 2R 2R 4–6
Miami Masters A A 4R 2R 1R 2R 4R A 7–5
Monte Carlo Masters A A 1R 1R 1R 3R 1R A 2–5
Rome Masters A A A SF 1R LQ A A 5–2
Madrid Masters A A 1R 1R A QF A QF 5–4
Canada Masters A A A A A 1R 2R 3R 3–3
Cincinnati Masters A A 3R 2R A 2R 1R 1R 4–5
Shanghai Masters Not ATP Masters Series 3R   2–1
Paris Masters A 2R A 1R A 3R F   7–4
Hamburg Masters A A A 1R A A NM1   0–1
Statistics
ATP Finals Reached 0 0 3 1 1 1 2 1 9
ATP Tournaments Won 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
Win-Loss   3-2 27-23 20-19 21-21 31-18 42-17 23-14 166-114
Win-Loss Percentage   60% 54% 51% 50% 63% 71% 68% 59.77
Year-End Ranking 925 239 30 46 38 14 13   N/A

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