Ranking
#8

Gael
Monfils

  • Age:
    30

  • Country:
    France

  • Residence:
    Nyon, 
    Switzerland

  • Turned Pro:
    2004

  • 2016 Earnings:
    $2,672,473

News

Baseline's U.S. Open Takeaways, No. 9: Gael Monfils' bizarre semifinal

The Entertainer did not entertain in his customary way against Novak Djokovic.  

Gael Monfils ruled out of Davis Cup semifinal against Croatia

It's another big blow for the French team after Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was forced to pull out last week because of a knee injury. 

Who made the grade, and who came up short? Handing out our U.S. Open assessments

Angelique Kerber and Stan Wawrinka weren't the only ones who turned heads in Flushing Meadows. 

Gael Monfils defends style of play during U.S. Open semifinal, calls untraditional approach 'gutsy'

The Frenchman appeared, at times, to not be trying. He disputed that, saying he attempted to take Djokovic off his game. 

In one of oddest matches of year, Novak Djokovic beats Gael Monfils to reach seventh U.S. Open final

The world No. 1 topped the Frenchman, 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-2, and is a win away from his 13th Grand Slam title.