In the second round of the ATP Montpellier 2022, World No. 16 and 3rd seeded Gael Monfils will take on World No. 83 Mikael Ymer.
Gael Monfils vs Mikael Ymer: Match Details
- Tournament: Open Sud de France
- Match: Gael Monfils vs Mikael Ymer
- Round: Round of 16
- Date: 3rd February 2022
- Venue: Montpellier, France
- Surface: Hardcourt
- Prize Money: $10,223
Gael Monfils vs Mikael Ymer: Preview
3-time champion Gael Monfils returns to his backyard after a fantastic run Down Under in the 2022 Australian Open Series of the Tour. At the Grand Slam, he reached the quarter-finals and had not dropped a set until he was defeated. Monfils had earlier won the title at the Tour event in Adelaide 1 winning the title without dropping a set. Monfils is a 5-time finalist in Montpellier and has won 3 titles with the last coming in 2020. Monfils has a 23-6 record at the tournament.
Mikael Ymer moves into the second round of the Open Sud de France for the second time after he defeated local boy Corentin Moutet 7-6(5), 6-4. Mikael had earlier reached the quarter-finals of the Tour event in Adelaide but suffered a first-round defeat in the Australian Open to eventual semi-finalist Stefanos Tsitsipas in straight-sets. Mikael has a 2-2 record at the tournament.
Gael Monfils vs Mikael Ymer: Head to Head
This will be the second meeting between the duo who last met in the 2nd round of the 2021 French Open where Ymer won in 4-sets and leads the head-to-head tie 1-0.
Gael Monfils vs Mikael Ymer: Prediction
Monfils will come into the tie with a career hardcourt record of 162-75 and was 8-7 on the surface last season while having a record of 8-2 across all surfaces. Ymer will take the court with a career hardcourt record of 46-26 and was 9-5 on the surface last season and has a 2-2 record for the season across all surfaces.
Looking at these numbers and considering their form in the 2021 and the little of the 2022 season, it looks like it will be another routine victory for Monfils who has been absolutely amazing this season.
Prediction: Gael Monfils to win in straight-sets.
Gael Monfils vs Mikael Ymer: Broadcast and Live Stream Details
- USA- Tennis Channel
- Australia– beIN
- UK and Ireland- Amazon Prime
- The Middle East and North Africa- beIN Sports
- Central America- ESPN
- Caribbean Islands- Sportsmax
- South America and Oceania- ESPN International
- Canada- TSN, and DAZN
- Sub-Saharan Africa- SuperSport
- India- Star Network