En 2016, déjà, on se demandait... Y a-t-il quelqu'un derrière le renouveau de Monfils? The French fifth seed faces German qualifier Dominik Koepfer for a place in the third round.. background: none; [7] Fabio Fognini v Ugo Humbert, Not Before 7:00 pm Click here to view the full Internazionali BNL d'Italia Thursday schedule. [17] At the Abierto Mexicano Telcel, Monfils lost in the final to Nicolás Almagro. [7] He qualified for the 2004 Paris Masters and reached the second round, beating former Top 10 player Thomas Enqvist before falling to world No. Monfils se fait une frayeur à l'entraînement, Paire, encore testé positif, jette l'éponge à Hambourg, Montalvan : « On a fait notre protocole, on s'y tient », Dzumhur et Popovic vont attaquer le tournoi. Tout nouveau, tout beau ? For time time being, I will take some time to reflect on the situation and consult with my team regarding next steps.” Monfils said is a statement. 4 junior in the world and also represented France in the Junior Davis Cup as well. Tillström has been named head of sports at the Good To Great Tennis Academy in Stockholm. — Mis à jour le 28/02/19 à 09h30. Le coach américain Liam Smith, formateur réputé en Australie, entraîne depuis décembre dernier Gaël Monfils. 6 singles ranking on 7 November 2016. [52], His last tournament of the year was the Paris Masters. Le tennis français a touché le fond... On fait quoi pour que ça change? 3 Frenchman, behind only world No. The win was Monfils' first ATP World Tour singles title in over two years, although he had previously reached at least one final every year since 2005. 2, defending and eventual champion Novak Djokovic in the quarterfinals.[42]. He received a wildcard for the 2013 French Open after a good clay season with a win at the Bordeaux Challenger and a final at the Nice ATP tournament, he upset Berdych in the first round of the French Open, who was seeded fifth. Une blessure qui n’est pas très grave et qui ne devrait pas l’empêcher de disputer l’Open de Doha, cette semaine. 1 Roger Federer. He has reached at least one ATP World Tour singles final and scored at least one singles win against a Top 10 player every year since 2005. To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended. Nishikori downed Albert Ramos-Vinolas in the opening round for his first match win since August 2019 on Monday. The world No.43 has been guided by the Swedish mentor since October 2015. In late August, Monfils entered the 2016 US Open seeded tenth and reached the semifinals without dropping a set, defeating prominent past and present players on the tour Gilles Müller, Jan Šátral, Nicolás Almagro, Marcos Baghdatis and Lucas Pouille en route. « Je lui ai dit “va courir !” tous les matins pendant sept jours… » Et il n’a, bien sûr, jamais enfilé ses pompes de running. He was once again beaten by Nadal in the third round of the 2014 Australian Open. [20] He then played a much-anticipated fourth-round match against Andy Roddick, who made 28 unforced errors en route to losing to Monfils in straight sets. 14, Egypt Futures No. His victory against Nishikori at the Canadian Masters marked the first time in seven years that Monfils had come from a set down to defeat a Top 10 opponent and it was just the third time in his career (3–62) that he had done so. Gaël Sébastien Monfils (French pronunciation: ​[ɡaɛl mɔ̃fis];[3] born 1 September 1986) is a French professional tennis player. 46-year-old Tillström is a former professional player. The person who went on to win the men’s title. Quand vous, les journalistes, vous nous demandez si on est favori, on n’ose jamais vous répondre franchement. Appearing in the 2018 edition of the tournament as an unseeded wildcard, he advanced to final via walkover after top seed Dominic Thiem had to withdraw from their match in the semifinals because of illness. He was set to return at the Estoril Open and receive a wildcard, but withdrew due to a stomach injury. An academy he founded in partnership with Magnus Norman and Nicklas Kulti. .summary-tbody td[data-type*='Rating'] { He has garnered a reputation for showmanship and high-risk shotmaking throughout his career.[62][63]. “I truly enjoyed my time with Gael who is an unbelievable player but more importantly a great person.” The Swede said in a statement. Liam reprend très précisément les matchs où je me sentais bien : ma position des pieds, mon aspect mental… » Pour l’instant, tout baigne entre les deux hommes. Monfils occasionally demonstrates that he is capable of generating tremendous pace on his groundstrokes off both wings, especially his forehand that can reach 190 km/h. Australie. , His early coaching days at Saddlebrook and Van de Meer, Been part of a great Aussie system that has produced world class players, Coaching 2 ATP players at the same time (Radu and Matt Ebden). This week we speak to Liam Smith, the coach of Gael Monfils. This brought his finals record to just 4 titles out of 17 finals. [13] Milos Raonic v Dusan Lajovic He claimed one ATP title (in singles) during his career at the 1997 Chennai Open. [61] His ability to go from defense to offense quickly can take his opponents by surprise. On Tuesday, 18-year-old qualifier Musetti sprung the upset to beat former World No. [46], For his season debut on clay at the 2015 Monte Carlo Masters, he successively beat Andrey Kuznetsov, Roger Federer and Grigor Dimitrov but lost to Tomáš Berdych in the semifinals. Kukushkin converted his third break point chance in the 11th game to win the opening set 7-5. He has a younger brother, Daryl, who plays tennis. In the third round he faced Tommy Robredo. The fourth round was Monfils' last, as he lost to Novak Djoković in straight sets. .is-mobile .scores-daily-schedule-content td.day-table-seed, .scores-results-content td.day-table-seed { He withdrew from the Medibank International in Sydney, Australia, citing a shoulder injury. It’s obvious to everyone and myself that I haven’t been able to adapt and do what it takes to play better and win matches.”. WTA Match Il a fait émerger une génération dorée, celle des Nick Kyrgios, Jordan Thomson et Alex de Minaur. SR=strike rate (events won/competed). The following week, Monfils reached the semifinals of the 2016 Canadian Masters after dispatching 2016 Wimbledon singles finalist Milos Raonic in the quarterfinals, to set up a tie against world No. Monfils also fell in the quarterfinals at the 2010 Open 13 in Marseille, France, as the third seed to Julien Benneteau in straight sets. border-left: 2px solid; Rublev, who started the season with titles in Doha and Adelaide, downed qualifier Facundo Bagnis in his Rome debut, while Shapovalov also had the measure of an Argentine, Guillo Pella, first up. Also, I wasn’t good, and I could have been better on many of those opportunities,” the world No.22 said after the match.“I give him credit and I take responsibility for that because I just felt like there were too many times where I just didn’t step up and played a decent point.”. Monfils was sponsored by Nike for clothes and shoes but changed to K-Swiss in 2010. Gaël Monfils lors de l'US Open. He did not play on tour after Nice from May to September due to a knee injury. He has now lost in the first round in three out of his four most recent tournaments since the Tour restarted back in August. Although the Australian admits that he is at a loss following his most recent defeat at the clay court major. On 15 November 2012, Monfils split with his coach. Less than a month after achieving his best ever result in a Grand Slam, the 21-year-old is ‘not happy’ with his form at the moment as he tries to get the spark back. Rasheed is best known as Grand Slam coach of Australian former World No. You try to win, but sometimes it’s not enough, you’re not good enough on the day.’“Now it’s past me and I’ve got to accept that. Monfils was defeated by top seed Roger Federer in four sets. Gael Monfils is an international professional tennis player. padding-left: 0px; The Kazakh player won 24 of his 30 points and broke three times to win the fourth set 6-0. It is his fourth first round loss at a Grand Slam. « On se connaît depuis deux ans, il venait avec nous à Miami quand je m'entraînais avec Tillström », a expliqué Monfils, présentant son nouveau coach comme un « un gros bosseur », qui « aime les stats, les vidéos... », sachant que « le plan de jeu, comme en fin de saison dernière, sera d'être plus agressif, en comptant sur mon service et mon coup droit. .tourney-details.action-buttons a[href*="watch-live"] { At the 2008 US Open, Monfils lost in the fourth round to Mardy Fish in straight sets, after having previously defeated former world No. [6] He improved his ATP Entry Ranking by over 700 positions. He is also the first Frenchman to make the US Open quarterfinals since Arnaud Clément in 2000. 21 in junior rankings at the end of the year. [32] He defeated Matthias Bachinger and Grega Žemlja before falling in the third round to Łukasz Kubot of Poland in four sets. I’ve had two matches where I missed out on countless opportunities. [56] Monfils saw his year-end position in the ATP singles rankings slip to world No. All of his previous ATP World Tour singles titles came under the ATP World Tour 250 Series category, despite the fact that he had already reached at least 3 finals each across all categories, except Grand Slams and Tour Finals. This website uses cookies to improve your experience. In 2004, the French teenager finished as the world's No. Cet Américain a fait ses premiers pas de coach à l'académie Harry Hopman, en Floride, avant d'intégrer celle de Justine Hénin. He lost in a five set battle to the 24th seed Matteo Berrettini. During that period Monfils has reached four ATP finals, winning titles at the 2016 Washington Open as well as this year’s Qatar Open. The Canadian also had 13 chances to break the Nishioka serve but only managed to convert twice. 27. In fact, you will check here Monfils tennis career, record, biography, and more details. [69], Monfils appeared in the music video for "Hello" by Martin Solveig and Dragonette. © Copyright 1994 - 2020 ATP Tour, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. Kukushkin cruised through to a 7-1 win in the tie-break. (A.Réau/L'Equipe). So obviously there are a lot of things that I need to just clear my head out and almost just maybe not putting as much pressure on myself, that’s probably one of the things,” he said.“I don’t know what I’m going to do but hopefully whatever I decide to do, it will help me out and I can get back to where I want to be.”. This marked the first time Monfils has won two ATP Tour titles in a season. Auger-Aliassime is the youngest player currently ranked inside the top 50 on the ATP Tour. Monfils was named the ATP Newcomer of the Year in 2005. He eventually lost to grass-court specialist and former Wimbledon champion Lleyton Hewitt in straight sets. [12] Monfils then entered the Stella Artois Championships, where he won his first-round match against Jürgen Melzer. [10] Monfils then struggled with a 2–5 mark before reaching the final in two of the last three indoor tournaments of the season, both in his native country in Metz (losing to Ivan Ljubičić) and Lyon (losing to Andy Roddick). 4 seed Roger Federer; Monfils eventually lost the match 0–6, 6–4, 6–7(3–7). In May, Monfils reached the semifinals of the Rome Masters, before losing to eventual champion Rafael Nadal in straight sets. 46 as he struggled with his fitness in 2017. Monfils a remporté le huitième tournoi de sa carrière la semaine passée à Rotterdam et sera jeudi en quarts à Dubaï, face à Berankis. Le fantasque français a déjà usé plusieurs entraîneurs, - La fréquentation de 20 Minutes est certifiée par l’ACPM. He reached the third round at the US Open (losing to Viktor Troicki). A below-par Auger-Aliassime produced six double faults and hit 58 unforced errors During what was a frustrating encounter. Tout à sa volonté de regarder devant, Gaël Monfils a trouvé un nouveau coach, Liam Smith (39 ans). Monfils bounced back by winning Montpellier, defeating Richard Gasquet. 4. This included a showing in the doubles final at the Spain Futures No. After having lost a set, Monfils retired as a result of a back injury. 1 in the FedEx ATP Rankings denied him. Depuis le mois de décembre, le tennisman français Gaël Monfils s'entraîne avec l'Américain Liam Smith, plutôt réputé sur le circuit. Rising star Felix Auger-Aliassime said he failed to ‘step up’ after crashing out in the first round of the French Open. Monfils won the first set, but ended up losing the next three. Mais on peut mûrir, au moins. « Il a cette tendance à ne pas jouer les tournois à fond… Son entraîneur – ou son agent – pourrait travailler sur son attitude, lui taper sur les doigts là-dessus », reprend Caujolle, qui estime toutefois qu’il ne faut pas taper trop fort : « Ce n’est pas l’entraîneur qui va le dompter, c’est Gaël qui va casser son entraîneur. Monfils won his seventh ATP World Tour singles title at the 2018 Qatar Open. Monfils withdrew from the 2007 US Open with a hamstring injury. [48], The grass season started well for Monfils as he reached the semifinals of the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart, losing only to Rafael Nadal. Continuing his South American swing, Monfils played two stunning matches during the 2018 Rio Open. [27][28], Monfils started 2011 at the AAMI Kooyong Classic where, in the final, he lost to Australian and former world No. Monfils lost to Diego Schwartzman, the eventual champion, in the quarterfinals. He made it to the third round of the 2013 Australian Open, but was defeated there by compatriot Gilles Simon. “We will remain close friends and I wish him all the best for the rest of his career.”. WTA Match Roger Rasheed (born 10 March 1969) is a former Australian rules football player, tennis player, tennis coach and tennis commentator with the Seven Network for 12 years. } In the third round, Monfils beat Jürgen Melzer in four sets. Monfils triumphed in straight sets. Une petite anecdote pour la route : sollicité par Monfils pour une courte mission, Olivier Delaitre se retrouve pendant une semaine à Paris alors que le tennisman est chez lui, à Genève. } Monfils was runner-up at the Rakuten Japan Open, losing to Rafael Nadal in two sets. « Liam est très technique et très tactique, loue Gaël Monfils. [30], At the 2011 French Open, Monfils defeated seventh seed David Ferrer in five sets to reach the quarterfinals. Monfils is well known for his athleticism and his court coverage, regularly using slides to retrieve balls, even on hard courts. His next tournament was the Shanghai Masters, losing against Ivan Ljubičić in the third round. He then completed another straight-set victory in the second round by overcoming Victor Crivoi. Je lui imposais beaucoup de choses, et, effectivement, ce n’est pas allé bien loin. As a result, Monfils was jeered by the crowd and criticized by John McEnroe, who claimed that he was "unprofessional". At the 2010 US Open, he lost to Novak Djokovic in three sets in windy conditions. 1 paddle tennis player Scott Freedman and eventually went on to win the whole tournament. During that period Monfils has reached four ATP finals, winning titles at the 2016 Washington Open as well as this year’s Qatar Open. We are super fans of the Radical here at Functional Tennis!! [8] He won junior titles at the Australian Open, French Open (defeating Alex Kuznetsov) and Wimbledon. En route to the semifinals, Monfils defeated former world No. [26] At the Open Sud de France, Monfils won his third tournament, defeating Ivan Ljubičić in three sets. Liam Smith devra s’adapter, sinon, il éjecte ! He finally made his return at the 2010 Madrid Masters and reached the quarterfinals without losing a set, where he lost to third seed Rafael Nadal. He would end the year ranked as the No. He was up two sets and a break, before being upset by Fabio Fognini in a match over two days. In the Davis Cup final held in Lille, Monfils won the second match against beat Roger Federer in straight sets. [8] Diego Schwartzman v John Millman However, Monfils defeated Blake in another five-set match. So far this season, 31-year-old Monfils has won 16 out of 27 matches played on the tour. 5 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, former World No. Playing at Wimbledon for the first time since 2007, he won his first match in straight sets against Leonardo Mayer, and his second round match in four sets against Karol Beck. In round two, the Frenchman pulled off an even bigger stunner, defeating top seed and world No. Benoît Paire, de Benzema du tennis à sauveur des Bleus? [19] However, he competed at the French Open and easily won his first-round match against Bobby Reynolds. Le coach américain Liam Smith, formateur réputé en Australie, entraîne depuis décembre dernier Gaël Monfils. He reached the quarterfinals of the Australian Open juniors tournament (losing to Florin Mergea) and won the doubles title at the Victorian Junior Championships (with Josselin Ouanna). He eventually lost a controversial match to Djokovic in four sets. Monfils played his first tournament at the Qatar Open and caused a two-set upset in the quarterfinals against Rafael Nadal. Monfils won the first two sets, but lost the last three. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. And I believe that is what I needed to gain some confidence and some momentum,” De Minaur reflected on his current form.“It’s a pity because a sport like tennis is very based on results, everything. Over the course of the same year, he won the boys' singles titles at the Australian Open, the French Open and Wimbledon respectively. Mikhail Kukushkin beat Fabio Fognini 7-5 3-6 7-6 (7-1) 6-0 to reach the second round at Roland Garros setting up a match against Pedro Martinez. His third-round encounter with Ivan Ljubičić was the third time he faced the world No. The controversy came due to Monfils soft balling many shots and appearing that he was not giving the match his all. In 2002, Monfils finished twenty-fourth at the Dutch Junior Open and won the German Junior Open. In junior events, he was a semifinalist at Orange Bowl (losing to Marcos Baghdatis) and USTA International Winter Championships (losing to Sebastian Rieschick). 4 Kei Nishikori would make him the youngest man to reach the third round in Rome since an 18-year-old Fabrice Santoro in 1991. “It’s bizarre because I’m basically coming off my career best in a Grand Slam. Official tennis player profile of Gael Monfils on the ATP Tour. Monfils was the first seed at the SA Tennis Open, where he lost in the semifinals to Feliciano López. A-t-on tort d'avoir des regrets au sujet de la carrière de Gaël Monfils? Monfils has been coached by American coach Liam Smith since December 2018. At the Indian Wells Masters, seeded twelfth, after receiving a bye in the first round, Monfils lost to Simon Greul in three sets. A win in his first meeting with former World No. Choix de consentement © Copyright 20 Minutes - La fréquentation de 20 Minutes est certifiée par l’ACPM. Humbert, who started his year with a title at Auckland, comes off an opening-round win over Kevin Anderson. Monfils played his first tournament at the 2015 Australian Open. Against Melzer, Monfils made one of the most spectacular plays of the tournament, hitting a diving shot back to Melzer, sliding to save another point of Melzer and then putting the point away. Le Français a réalisé un excellent début de saison sous ses ordres. 1 junior combined world ranking in February 2004. » Depuis qu’il a « appris à perdre », Gaël Monfils a remporté un ATP 500 et onze matchs sur treize. Gaël Sébastien Monfils (French pronunciation: [ɡaɛl mɔ̃ˈfis]) (born 1 September 1986) is a French professional tennis player.As of 2011 he was the highest-ranked French tennis player, ranked no. We talk about: If you find it interesting please share with your tennis friends and family.Thanks to our show sponsors HEAD who allow us to have a producer, a better sounding podcast and make our favourite tennis rackets. So it’s a little bit demoralizing in itself that I can’t come out and play the tennis that I want to and that I know I can.”. He then played the American Bobby Reynolds and won in straight sets.