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Stat of the Day: Gael Monfils now has the 50th-most career tour-level wins for a man in the Open Era
The Frenchman’s two wins in Adelaide so far this week have moved him to standalone No. 50 on the list.
Published Jan 07, 2022
Gael Monfils has a tremendous tennis resume that includes two Grand Slam semifinals, another seven Grand Slam quarterfinals, and winning 10 career ATP titles (including three ATP 500s—two in Rotterdam and one in Washington D.C.)
And he’s just reached another milestone—his 6-4, 6-1 victory over American Tommy Paul in the quarterfinals of Adelaide today was his 513th tour-level win, which makes him standalone No. 50 on the list of most tour-level wins for a man in the Open Era.
Monfils, a former No. 6, passes fellow former No. 6 Wayne Ferreira on the list.
MOST CAREER WINS IN THE OPEN ERA (men, tour-level)
No. 47: Andres Gomez (531)
No. 48: Tomas Smid (522)
No. 49: Brad Gilbert (519)
No. 50: Gael Monfils (513)
No. 51: Wayne Ferreira (512)
No. 52: Marty Riessen (508)
No. 53: Jim Courier (506)
Monfils now has a career win-loss record of 513-295.
The No. 21-ranked Frenchman, who’s the top seed in Adelaide this week, will play Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis in the semifinals of the ATP 250 event on Saturday.