Alexander Zverev will be up against Gael Monfils in the fourth round of the 2021 BNP Paribas Open. Zverev is ranked 4th in the world while Monfils is the World No.18.
Alexander Zverev vs Gael Monfils: Match Details
- Tournament: Indian Wells Masters 2021
- Match: Alexander Zverev vs Gael Monfils
- Round: 4th Round
- Date: 13th October 2021
- Prize Money: $92,000
- Surface: Outdoor hard court
Alexander Zverev vs Gael Monfils: Preview
Alexander Zverev has been one of the best player on tour this season. He has reached 3 grand slam semifinals this season and has already won 2 masters title- Madrid and Cincinnati. He lost the semifinal of the US Open to Novak Djokovic in 5 sets and then remained unbeaten at the Laver Cup.
At the Californian desert this week, Zverev got the better of American youngster Jenson Brooksby in the second round before beating 3-time grand slam champion Andy Murray in straight sets 6-4,7-6(4) in the third round.
As for Gael Monfils, he had a terrible season prior to Wimbledon. But the Frenchman used all his experience to bounce back at the North American swing and reached the quarterfinals of the Toronto Masters and reached the Round of 16 of the Cincinnati Masters. He then bowed out of the third round of the US Open before making it to the semifinal of the Moselle Open. The Frenchman then made it to the final of the Sofia Open where he lost to Jannik Sinner.
This week at Indian Wells, Monfils is yet to drop a set and defeated Italian Gianluca Mager in the second round. He then got the better of South African Kevin Anderson in the third round in straight sets 7-5,6-2.
Alexander Zverev vs Gael Monfils: Head-to-Head
This will be the 4th meeting between the duo. Monfils leads the H2H 3-0. They last met at Washington in 2016 where the Frenchman won in straight sets.
Alexander Zverev vs Gael Monfils: Prediction
Given his current form, Zverev will be the favorite to win the match. But it won’t be a cakewalk for him as the majestic Frenchman has found his groove off late. Monfils’ unpredictability makes him even more lethal and Zverev will have to dig deep to topple him. Expect a dramatic match with Zverev moving into the last 8.
Prediction: Zverev to win in three sets.
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