In a matchup between two players who love to play in indoor tournaments, Gael Monfils will face Mikael Ymer at The ATP tournament in Montpellier on February 3, 2022.
- Gael Monfils vs Mikael Ymer
- Tennis – ATP Montpellier, 1/8 finals
- Date – 3/2/2022
- Starting time – 3 PM ET
- Venue: Montpellier, France
Gael Monfils Stats & Form
Gael Monfils is currently ranked at No. 16 on the ATP rankings. The 35-year-old is 8-2 for the season after playing in three tournaments so far.
He started the year winning a trophy, winning the ATP Adelaide against Karen Khachanov in the final by 6-4 and 6-4. Previously on the tournament, Monfils defeated Juan Manuel Cerundolo, Tommy Paul and Thanasi Kokkinakis without losing a single set.
The following week, the Frenchman showed up at the Adelaide 2 tournament losing in the first round to Tiago Monteiro.
Monfils had a significant run at the Australian Open reaching the quarterfinals. He cruised past the first four rounds defeating Francisco Coria, Aleksandar Bublik, Cristian Garin and Miomir Kecmanovic without losing a single set. In the quarterfinals, he came back from a 2-0 down against Matteo Berrettini but lost at the end by 6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 3-6, 6-2.
Gael Monfils News
Gael Monfils won the trophy in Montpellier the last time he played in 2020. He defeated Vasek Pospisil in the final 7-5 and 6-3.
Mikael Ymer Stats & Form
Mikael Ymer is currently ranked No. 83 on the ATP list and his highest ranking has been No. 67.
He is 3-2 so far in the season after three tournaments.
The 23-year-old started the year in Adelaide reaching the third round. He started with a 7-5, 7-5 win over Benjamin Bonzi, followed by a 6-3, 6-2 win over Kwon Soon Woo. In the third round, Ymer lost to Thanasi Kokkinakis by 6-7, 6-4, 4-6.
At the Australian Open, the Swed lost in the opening round to Stefanos Tsitsipas by 6-2, 6-4, 6-3.
In the opening round of the ATP Montpellier, Ymer defeated the home player Corentin Moutet by 7-6 and 6-4. Ymer hit 73% of his first serve converting 68% of them. He saved 10 o 11 break points and hit three aces.
Mikael Ymer News
Mikael Ymer played in Montpellier in 2022. In the first round, he defeated Jannik Sinner 6-3, 6-4 before losing to Filip Krajinovic by 6-1, 6-1.
Gael Monfils and Mikael Ymer Head-to-Head Stats
Gael Monfils and Mikael Ymer has played only once before. In the second round of last year’s French Open, Ymer won 6-0, 2-6, 6-4, 6-3.
Gael Monfils and Mikael Ymer Betting Odds
According to the odds, Monfils is a huge favorite coming into this match with -435 odds in his favor. The odds for Ymer’s win are at 314.
The total games margin is at 21 with both ways at -111.
Gael Monfils has started the season very well and he almost made it to the Australian Open semifinals. Now, with boosted confidence, he is heading to Montpellier where he won the trophy the last time he played in 2020. His opponent will be the 23-year-old Mikael Ymer who defeated the Frenchman last year at the French Open. Monfils is still a much better player than Ymer and is in great form. Still, Ymer is an uprising player with good serve and will be able to stay long in this match. Both players will manage to hold the serves which will take this match over 21 games.
- Tip Quote (Monfils win): -435 by 22bet
- Tip Quote (Ymer win): 314 by 22bet
- Expert betting tip: Over 21 games (-111 by 22bet)