Two tennis stars will struggle to achieve the ATP Dubai Final on February 28 at 7:00 PM. The leader of the world ranking Novak Djokovic is considered to be the favorit of the semifinal but Gael Monfils is also in a right physique. Who will get to the final? Read our prediction.

At what time are Djokovic vs Monfils to play?
The game time is February 28, 2020, at 7:00 PM (UTC+4).

What are the players positions in ATP rankings?
Novak Djokovic takes the 1st position and Gael Monfils takes the 9th position in ATP Tour Rankings.

How many wins and losses does Djokovic have?
Novak Djokovic has won 82.9% of the games as a favorite.

How many wins and losses does Monfils have?
Gael Monfils has won 64.4% of the games as a favorite.

Novak Djokovic

The legendary Serbian tennis player at the beginning of 2020 looks not just great but absolutely brilliant. February is coming to the end, and in the new season nobody was able to defeat Novak in two months. It is possible that Djokovic has been set to set a record for the duration of the winning streak. In total in the current season Djokovic played 15 fights, in which he gained 15 wins.

The Serbian looks great in the current tournament. He has got three dry wins over Malek Jaziri, Philipp Kohlschreiber and Karen Khachanov, loosing only 3, 4 and 4 games correspondently. Djokovic was initially considered to be the main favorite for the triumph in Dubai and he already justifies this status, confidently moving to his fifth trophy.

Considering all the facts, his confident game and the previous Djokovic’s fights, we expect that he will not lose in the meeting with Gael Monfils.

Gael Monfils

The 33-year-old Frenchman also should be satisfied with his condition at the start of the new season. The excellent Australian Open, the confidently won competitions in Marseille and Rotterdam – indeed, Elina Svitolina’s boyfriend has almost no reason to be discouraged.

Monfils comes to the battle with Djokovic with a winning series of 11 positive results in a row, and for such a long segment Gael lost only one set. However, Djokovic showcases some kind of cosmic level of the game now, therefore, this impressive series of the Frenchman is likely to come to the unhappy end.

Both tennis players are highly experienced and qualified. However, head to head meetings is not an advantage for Monfils. Right now Djokovic leads in personal meetings with 16 wins in a row.

Betting Tips Statistic

Highlights

  • Djokovic is the 1st ATP number, whereas Monfils is the 9th.
  • Djokovic defeated Monfils in the last 16 face to face matches.
  • Djokovic has got a great series with 17 wins in a row.
Novak DjokovicvsGael Monfils
1ATP Rank9
32 (1987.05.22)Age33 (1986.09.01)
Belgrade, SerbiaBirthplaceParis, France
Monte Carlo, MonacoResidenceSwitzerland
6’2″ (188 cm)Height6’4″ (193 cm)
170 lbs (77 kg)Weight187 lbs (85 kg)
Right-HandedPlaysRight-Handed
Two-HandedBackhandTwo-Handed
2003Turned Pro2004
13/0YTD Won/Lost13/2
1YTD Titles2
906/187CAREER W/L490/273
78Career Titles10
$143,059,955Career Prize Money$18,932,391

Last H2H Meetings

YearEventSurfaceRNDWinner
2020ATP CupOutdoor HardRRNovak Djokovic
2018Australian OpenOutdoor HardR64Novak Djokovic
2017EastbourneOutdoor GrassFNovak Djokovic
2016US OpenOutdoor HardSFNovak Djokovic
2016ATP Masters 1000 CanadaOutdoor HardSFNovak Djokovic
2014ATP Masters 1000 ParisIndoor HardR16Novak Djokovic
2014ATP Masters 1000 CanadaOutdoor HardR32Novak Djokovic
2013ATP Masters 1000 ShanghaiOutdoor HardQFNovak Djokovic
2011ATP Masters 1000 CincinnatiOutdoor HardQFNovak Djokovic
2011ATP Masters 1000 CanadaOutdoor HardQFNovak Djokovic
2010SRB vs. FRA DC FinalIndoor HardRRNovak Djokovic
2010US OpenOutdoor HardQFNovak Djokovic
2009ATP Masters 1000 ParisIndoor HardFNovak Djokovic
2008Beijing OlympicsOutdoor HardQFNovak Djokovic
2006Roland GarrosOutdoor ClayR16Novak Djokovic
2005US OpenOutdoor HardR128Novak Djokovic
2004Italy F4Outdoor ClayQFGael Monfils

Singles Service Record

Novak DjokovicSingles Service Record on hardGael Monfils
3,677Aces4,085
1,548Double Faults1,66
64%1st Serve62%
74%1st Serve Points Won74%
56%2nd Serve Points Won50%
3,201Break Points Faced2,695
66%Break Points Saved62%
8,08Service Games Played5,724
87%Service Games Won82%
68%Total Service Points Won65%

Singles Return Record

Novak DjokovicSingles Return Record on hardGael Monfils
33%1st Serve Return Points Won31%
56%2nd Serve Return Points Won50%
5,598Break Points Opportunities3,459
45%Break Points Converted41%
7,837Return Games Played5,724
32%Return Games Won25%
42%Return Points Won38%
55%Total Points Won52%

Novak Djokovic vs Gael Monfils Predictions

In the upcoming match one of the winning streaks will definitely be interrupted and we take the view that Novak Djokovic will win. But what else should we wait for? Another easy victory or Novak will have to sweat a to reach the final? We think that the Frenchman is unlikely to be able to really seriously resist the Serbian. In general, we expect to see Novak Djokovic in the final who does not need much time to send Gael Monfils over the tournament, hence we advise you to look into the total market.

  • Prediction: Djokovic will win and total match games will be under 20.5.