Gaël Sébastien Monfils is a French professional tennis player. He reached a career-high ATP world No. 6 singles ranking on 7 November 2016. His career highlights include reaching two Grand Slam singles semifinals at the 2008 French Open and 2016 US Open and three ATP Tour Masters 1000 singles finals – two at the Paris Masters and the other at the Monte Carlo Masters. Monfils was named the ATP Newcomer of the Year in 2005. Monfils has won ten ATP World Tour singles titles and been runner-up twenty-one times in ATP Tour tournaments. He has reached at least one ATP World Tour singles final and scored at least one singles win against a Top 10 player every year since 2005.
|Born:||September 1, 1986, Paris, France|
|Plays:||Right handed (two-handed backhand), occasionally uses one-handed backhand|
|Coach(es):||Thierry Champion (2004–2006), Tarik Benhabiles (2007–2008), Roger Rasheed (2008–2011), Patrick Chamagne (2011–2013), Jan de Witt (2015), Mikael Tillström (2016–2018), Liam Smith (2019–present)|
|Prize money:||US$ 19,076,271, 26th all-time leader in earnings|
|Career record:||493–274 (%)|
|Highest ranking:||No. 6 (10 November 2016)|
|Current ranking:||No. 9 (2 March 2020)|
|Australian Open:||QF (2016)|
|French Open:||SF (2008)|
|US Open:||SF (2016)|
|Tour Finals:||RR (2016)|
|Olympic Games:||QF (2008, 2016)|
|Career record:||26–82 (%)|
|Highest ranking:||No. 155 (8 August 2011)|
|Australian Open:||1R (2006)|
|French Open:||2R (2007)|
|US Open:||1R (2005)|
|Career record:||2–4 (%)|
|Australian Open:||2R (2006)|
|French Open:||2R (2008)|
|Twitter:||Gaël Monfils's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Gaël Monfils's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Gaël Monfils's Facebook profile|
|IMDb:||Gaël Monfils's IMDb|
About Gael Monfils
French tennis star who reached the number-seven world ranking.
He was a teen track star, winning the U13 and U14 French 100m championships.
He had his best Grand Slam finish in 2008, where he reached the French Open Semi-final.
Has one brother named Daryl.
He lost to Novak Djokovic in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Information related to Gaël Monfils
- Olympic tennis players of France
- Grand Slam (tennis) champions in boys' singles
- Tennis players at the 2008 Summer Olympics
- Australian Open (tennis) junior champions
- Tennis players at the 2016 Summer Olympics
- French Open junior champions
- Wimbledon junior champions
- French male tennis players