The first round of the Rolex Paris Masters 2021 will see Gael Monfils battling Miomir Keckmanovic.
Gael Monfils Vs Miomir Keckmanovich: Match Details
- Tournament: Paris Masters 2021
- Match: Gael Monfils Vs Miomir Keckmanovic
- Round: First round
- Date: 2nd November, 2021
- Prize Money: $15,839
- Venue: Paris, France
- Surface: Indoor Hard Court
Gael Monfils Vs Miomir Keckmanovic: Preview
Gael Monfils is currently ranked 19 in the world. The 35-year old Frenchman has a 509-125 career win-loss record. He last featured in the Vienna Open, where he lost to Diego Schwartzman in three sets. Monfils has 10 singles titles and reached a career-high ranking of no. 6 in the world in 2016. He is currently coached by Gunter Bresnik.
Miomir Keckmanovic is a 22-year old player from Serbia. He is currently ranked 69 in the world, having reached as high as no. 38. He has one ATP title to his credit, the Kitzbühel Open held in Austria. Keckmanovic has also reached the second rounds of all four grand slams. He is currently coached by veteran tennis player, Argentine David Nalbandian.
Gael Monfils Vs Miomir Keckmanovic: Head to head
This will be the first meeting between the Frenchman and the Serb. Their current head-to-head stands at 0-0.
Gael Monfils Vs Miomir Keckmanovic: Prediction
Gael Monfils enters the tournament with a season win-loss record of 16-17. He has won 8 matches on hard courts, while losing 7. On indoor hard courts, his performance stands at 5-3. He is seeded 15th in the tournament.
Miomir Keckmanovic entered Paris Masters 2021 as a qualifier. He defeated Egor Gerasimov and Dominik Koepfer in straight sets to reach the first round. He has a 6-11 win-loss record on hard courts and 5-4 record on indoors hard courts.
While Keckmanovic has the energy and promise of youth, Monfils is backed by years of experience.
Prediction: Gael Monfils to win in three sets.
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