Monfils had a slurred match against Mannarino. After all, he completely failed in the first set, but then for some reason the opponent slowed down, which Gael took advantage of. Gombos occasionally comes to ATP tournaments, but when he does, then in most cases he goes to the final stages.
Who will win? – read in our prediction
At what time does the Gael Monfils vs Norbert Gombos play?
The game time is February 07, 2020, at 6:00 PM (UK time).
What are player’s positions in ATP rankings?
Gael Monfils takes the 9th positions and Norbert Gombos takes the 104th position in ATP Tour Rankings.
How many wins and losses do the Gael Monfils have?
Gael Monfils has won 64% of games as a favorite.
How many wins and losses does the Norbert Gombos have?
Norbert Gombos has won 60% of the games as a favorite.
Gael Monfils still won his starting match in Montpellier a day ago, beating compatriot Adrian Mannarino in three sets. Gael lost the first game, but in the two remaining his victory was not in doubt. Before this week, Monfils complained of problems with his wrist, saying that it already hurts him with AO. This injury is very unpleasant, which interferes with both serving and normal beating in rallies. The load from it can not be transferred to the other hand, except when struck from the backhand.
In a recent interview, Monfils said that on Australian Open got a wrist injury, so he could not prove himself. The tennis player also admitted that he came to the tournament in Montpellier with slight discomfort. But in the match against Mannarino, Gael looked confident, he served for 200 km / h., He steadily acted in rallies and if you close your eyes to the first set, then held a meeting at a high level.
However, Monfils has nowhere to retreat, because in front of him is the protection of a huge number of rating points and you need to start recruiting now.
Gombos worked hard for a long time to return to the top 100. He traveled from tournament to tournament and performed with full dedication. And now the Slovak has achieved his goal, as he reached the quarterfinals of the ATP tournament in Montpellier and will get the right amount of points.
It is worth noting that Norbert caught courage in France, he serves well, with minimal marriage acts in rallies and squeezes the maximum out of himself.
Betting Tips Statistics
- This will be the first meeting between the tennis players.
- Norbert Gombos won the last five of his six matches.
- Gael Monfils finished the last two of his three matches for a total more (22.5).
Monfils took advantage of the fact that Mannarino does not have a powerful serve, but this does not work against Gombosh. Slovak has a cannon first ball, due to which to win easy points. The Frenchman will look more confident in the draws, but Norbert will crush due to powerful blows. So Gombosh is able to keep a positive head start.
However, the first game Monfils passed. Now you need to beat the humble Gombos to get to the semifinals. The task seems easy, if you keep in mind that the Slovak is only a Challenger who won nothing major in his life. However, the task seems difficult when you recall the huge number of matches played by him on Indore, as well as the victory over Pablo Carreño-Busta at the beginning of this week.
If Monfils is not 100% ready physically, then Norbert will have a chance to win.