General Gaël Sébastien
Monfils
Male
France
1988-09-01
Paris, France


About

Gaël Sébastien Monfils is a French professional tennis player. He is the French No. 1, currently at a career-high singles ranking of world No. 6 and winning 6 singles titles in his time on tour, despite reaching 25 finals. He was the runner-up at the Paris Masters in 2009 and 2010 and the runner-up in the 2016 Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters. He reached the semi-finals of the 2008 French Open and did likewise at the 2016 US Open.

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 she is a nurse. His 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, NBA team Detroit Pistons his favourite basketball player is Carmelo Anthony.

As a junior Monfils compiled a singles win/loss record of 83–22, reaching the No. 1 junior combined world ranking in February 2004. In 2004 he won the Boys' Singles titles at the Australian Open, the French Open and Wimbledon and 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 and USTA Winter International Championships. Best friends are countrymen and former juniors Josselin Ouana, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Paterne Mamata. Named ATP Newcomer of Year in 2005.

He was crowned International Tennis Federation youth world champion.



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Archive statistics 2006 - 2022
9
578
377


Tournament wins 2022 - Adelaide International (ATP World Tour 250 series)
2020 - Montpellier (ATP World Tour 250 series)
2020 - ABN AMRO Rotterdam (ATP)
2019 - ABN AMRO Rotterdam (ATP)
2018 - Qatar Open (ATP World Tour 250 series)
2016 - Washington Open (Open)
2014 - Montpellier (ATP World Tour 250 series)
2011 - Stockholm Open (Grand Prix Circuit)
2010 - Montpellier (ATP World Tour 250 series)


Tournaments Australian Open - 2022 Canadian International Championships - 2022 Montpellier - 2022 Indian Wells - 2022 Miami Open - 2022 Madrid Open - 2022 Adelaide International - 2022 Adelaide International II - 2022 Australian Open - 2021 Wimbledon - 2021 Roland Garros - 2021 US Open - 2021 Canadian International Championships - 2021 Cincinnati - 2021 Italian International Championships - 2021 Austria Open - 2021 Paris Masters - 2021 Indian Wells - 2021 Halle - 2021 Eastbourne - 2021 Metz - 2021 Sofia Open - 2021 Lyon Open - 2021 Belgrade Open - 2021 Australian Open - 2020 Roland Garros - 2020 Olympics, Olympic Games - 2020 Italian International Championships - 2020 German International Championships - 2020 Austria Open - 2020 Montpellier - 2020 ABN AMRO Rotterdam - 2020 Dubai - 2020 Australian Open - 2019 Wimbledon - 2019 Roland Garros - 2019 US Open - 2019 Canadian International Championships - 2019 Cincinnati - 2019 Italian International Championships - 2019 China Open - 2019 Shanghai - 2019 Austria Open - 2019 Paris Masters - 2019 ABN AMRO Rotterdam - 2019 Dubai - 2019 Indian Wells - 2019 Estoril Open - 2019 Madrid Open - 2019 Halle - 2019 Stuttgart - 2019 Sofia Open - 2019 European Open - 2019 Zhuhai Championships - 2019 Australian Open - 2018 Wimbledon - 2018 Roland Garros - 2018 US Open - 2018 Italian International Championships - 2018 German International Championships - 2018 China Open - 2018 Shanghai - 2018 Austria Open - 2018 Bavarian International Championships - 2018 Qatar Open - 2018 Brasil Open - 2018 Copa Claro - 2018 Indian Wells - 2018 Madrid Open - 2018 Rio de Janeiro Open - 2018 Ecuador Open - 2018 Chengdu Open - 2018 European Open - 2018 Lyon Open - 2018 Antalya Open - 2018 Australian Open - 2017 Wimbledon - 2017 Roland Garros - 2017 US Open - 2017 Canadian International Championships - 2017 Bavarian International Championships - 2017 Open 13 - 2017 Dubai - 2017 Indian Wells - 2017 Madrid Open - 2017 Halle - 2017 Eastbourne - 2017 Croatia Open - 2017 Washington Open - 2017 Australian Open - 2016 Wimbledon - 2016 Monte Carlo - 2016 US Open - 2016 Canadian International Championships - 2016 Olympics, Olympic Games - 2016 Cincinnati - 2016 Italian International Championships - 2016 Japan Open - 2016 Shanghai - 2016 Montpellier - 2016 ATP World Tour Finals - 2016 ABN AMRO Rotterdam - 2016 Indian Wells - 2016 Miami Open - 2016 Madrid Open - 2016 Washington Open - 2016 Stockholm Open - 2016 Australian Open - 2015 Wimbledon - 2015 Monte Carlo - 2015 Roland Garros - 2015 US Open - 2015 Canadian International Championships - 2015 Cincinnati - 2015 Austria Open - 2015 Montpellier - 2015 Paris Masters - 2015 ABN AMRO Rotterdam - 2015 Open 13 - 2015 Miami Open - 2015 Madrid Open - 2015 Halle - 2015 Stuttgart - 2015 Croatia Open - 2015 Bucaresti (Bucarest) - 2015 Australian Open - 2014 Wimbledon - 2014 Monte Carlo - 2014 Roland Garros - 2014 US Open - 2014 Canadian International Championships - 2014 Cincinnati - 2014 Montpellier - 2014 Paris Masters - 2014 Qatar Open - 2014 ABN AMRO Rotterdam - 2014 Indian Wells - 2014 Miami Open - 2014 Halle - 2014 Metz - 2014 Bucaresti (Bucarest) - 2014 Australian Open - 2013 Monte Carlo - 2013 Roland Garros - 2013 US Open - 2013 US Clay Courts - 2013 German International Championships - 2013 Japan Open - 2013 Shanghai - 2013 Austria Open - 2013 Montpellier - 2013 Valencia Open - 2013 Bavarian International Championships - 2013 Qatar Open - 2013 Auckland - 2013 ABN AMRO Rotterdam - 2013 Open 13 - 2013 Open de Nice Côte d'Azur - 2013 Halle - 2013 Croatia Open - 2013 Winston Salem - 2013 Bucaresti (Bucarest) - 2013 Australian Open - 2012 Italian International Championships - 2012 Montpellier - 2012 Qatar Open - 2012 Miami Open - 2012 Madrid Open - 2012 Open de Nice Côte d'Azur - 2012 Metz - 2012 Bangkok - 2012 Stockholm Open - 2012 Australian Open - 2011 Wimbledon - 2011 Monte Carlo - 2011 Roland Garros - 2011 US Open - 2011 Canadian International Championships - 2011 Pacific Coast Championship - 2011 Cincinnati - 2011 German International Championships - 2011 Conde de Godo - 2011 Valencia Open - 2011 Paris Masters - 2011 Madrid Open - 2011 Halle - 2011 Stuttgart - 2011 Bangkok - 2011 Washington Open - 2011 Stockholm Open - 2011 Australian Open - 2010 Wimbledon - 2010 Roland Garros - 2010 US Open - 2010 Queens Club Tournament - 2010 Japan Open - 2010 Shanghai - 2010 Montpellier - 2010 Valencia Open - 2010 Paris Masters - 2010 Brisbane International - 2010 Australian Open - 2009 Roland Garros - 2009 US Open - 2009 Paris Masters - 2009 Abierto Mexicano - 2009 Roland Garros - 2008 US Open - 2008 Roland Garros - 2006

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