Joao Sousa does not know the taste of victories in the new season – in all three games played, he was defeated. On February 12, he will play against Gael Monfils at a tournament in Rotterdam. Can the Portuguese win the first victory of the season? – read in our prediction.

At what time does Gael Monfils vs Joao Sousa play?
The game time is February 12, 2020, at 01:30 PM (UK time).

What are player’s positions in ATP rankings?
Gael Monfils takes the 9th positions and Joao Sousa takes the 68th position in ATP Tour Rankings.

How many wins and losses does Gael Monfils have?
Gael Monfils has won 81% of games as a favorite.

How many wins and losses does Joao Sousa have?
Joao Sousa has won 75% of the games as a favorite.

Gael Monfils

Gael Monfils played 56 matches in 2019, in which he was lucky to get 37 victories. The Frenchman had a great competition in Rotterdam last season, where he won the cup. In 2020, the tennis player participated in 10 fights, in them he became the winner 8 times. Gael spent his last match at the competitions in Montpellier, in the final game he defeated the Canadian Vasek Pospisil (7 / 6.6 / 3), and received the first title of the current season. Monfils takes 9th place in the Asia-Pacific Region rating.

Monfils had a great week, where he managed to get to the finals at a tournament in Montpellier. During the competition, Gael defeated Adrian Mannarino (4-6, 6-1, 6-4), Norbert Gombos (6-3, 6-4) and Filip Krajinovic (7-5, 6-2).

What will be the final duel for him against Vasek Pospisil, we will find out very soon. Our thoughts on this match are here.

Joao Sousa

Last season, Joao Sousa went to court in 62 meetings, the athlete managed to win 29 matches, he did not achieve high results in tournaments. The best competitions were in Gstaad (Switzerland) and in St. Petersburg (Russia), the Portuguese played in semifinal matches, it is also worth noting the exit to the fourth round of Wimbledon. The current season for Joan started poorly, the tennis player lost all 3 matches in which he participated, a series of defeats lasts from the end of last year and has already 6 matches. The last game was held in Montpellier, in the first round Sousa lost to the Frenchman Gregoire Barrere (2 / 6.6 / 7). The athlete takes 68th place in the APR rating.

Souza can not yet feel for his game in the new season. In all three games played, the Portuguese suffered a defeat.
Souza began the new season at the tournament in Auckland – there he lost to Vasek Pospisil in the first round (4-6, 2-6). Then the Portuguese lost to Federico Delbonis (3-6, 4-6, 6-7) in the opening match for the Australian Open. And after João lost to Gregoire Barrere (2-6, 6-7) in the first round of the tournament in Montpellier.

Betting Tips Statistics

  • In personal meetings, Monfils leads with a score of 3-1.
  • Monfils won four victories in the last five games, Souza won none.


Sousa did not win a single victory in the new season and probably burns with a desire to correct the current state of affairs. Rival, of course, is not the easiest, but last week Monfils completely won the tournament in Montpellier, where he managed to reach the finals. It is possible that Gael has accumulated fatigue, which Souza can take advantage of.

Our prediction is Sousa’s victory.

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