Gaël Monfils

Gaël Monfils

Who is Gael Monfils?

Gaël Monfils is a French professional tennis player who reached a career-high ATP world No. 6 singles ranking, two Grand Slam singles semifinals and three ATP World Tour Masters 1000 singles finals. He has won 7 ATP World Tour singles titles.

What is Gael Monfils Famous for?

Gael's best famous for becoming the best junior in the world in 2004 and is known to be one of the best athletes ever to play professional Tennis. 

Where was Gael Monfils Born?

Monfils was born as Gaël Sébastien Monfils in Paris, France on September 1, 1986, to parents Sylvette Caresse and Rufin Monfils. His father is a former football player and his mother is a nurse. He has a younger brother named Daryl who is also a tennis player. Gaël holds French nationality and belongs to the French-Caribbean ethnic background. His religion is Christianity and zodiac is Virgo. There are no details available about Monfils’ educational background.

How is Gael Monfils's Career?

Monfils started off his tennis career playing in Dutch Junior Open in 2002 which he won placing himself in 24th of junior rankings representing France in the junior Davis Cup. He became No. 21 in junior rankings in 2003 as well. Monfils reached the world no. 1 ranking during his junior career in February 2004. He won all the major titles including the Australian Open, the French Open and Wimbledon. Moreover, he also became the International Tennis Federation youth world champion. His first ATP title came in 2005 after he climbed 200 ranking spots captured his first ATP title. Monfils reached the semifinals of the Rome Masters in 2006 but lost it. His tournaments in 2007 and 2008, didn't bring him a single title. However, in 2009 he won his second ATP and was able to reach his first Masters final. 2010 and 2011 tournaments brought him ATP titles. He wasn't able to play well in 2012 due to his knee injury. 

He came back to the game in 2013 and reclaimed his fourth ATP title in 2014. Monfils performed his best in all the tournaments and came in the world no. 15 ranking. 2015, 2016 and 2017 were not in his favor. He won his seventh ATP title at the 2018 Qatar Open. He also won ATP challenger in Taiwan, defeating Top 10 player Ernests Gulbis on the way. He is currently ranked no. 38.  

What are Gael Monfils's Achievements?

Monfils has seven singles career titles to his name to date.

What is Gael Monfils's Net Worth?

Monfils has not revealed his current salary. However, he has an estimated net worth of around $ 10 million at present. Throughout his entire career, he has won $16,057,581 in prize money. He owns a Mercedes SLR McLaren car which costs around €346,000.he also owns the latest Audi R8 V10 plus car worth. $191,000. Furthermore, he owns a lavish mansion in Trélex, Switzerland. 

How is Gael Monfils's Personal Life?

 Currently, he is in a relationship with another tennis player, Elina Svitolina. Elina conformed their relationship following her straight-set win over Viktoria Kuzmova recently. Monfils and Svitolina confirmed they are in a relationship last January during the Australian Open. Gaël Monfils previously dated French tennis players Alizé Cornet and Dominika Cibulkova in 2008.

How Tall is Gael Monfils?

Monfils has a height of 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) and weighs around 80 kg or 176 lbs. Furthermore, his hair color is black and his eye color is dark brown. His chest measure is 41, the arm is 16 and biceps is 32. He has a straight sexual orientation. 

Monfils is active on social media and has gathered a huge number of followers on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has more than 722k followers on Twitter with Id @Gael_Monfils.In addition, he has over 524k followers on Instagram that go by id iamgaelmonfils. Similarly, his Facebook page has more than 383.2k followers who have the id Gael Monfils.

Facts to be known about Gael Monfils:

His nickname is “Lamonf”. Monfils became part of a controversy in 2016 after he was accused of not being ‘in’ the pair’s semi-final match after his defeat with Novak Djokovic.  At present, there are no rumors concerning Monfils and his career.

Gaël Monfils
Quick Facts of Gaël Monfils
Celebrated Name Gaël Monfils
Age 34 years old
Nick Name Gaël Monfils
Birth Name Gaël Sébastien Monfils
Birth Date 1986-09-01
Gender Male
Profession French tennis player
Nationality French
Place of Birth Paris, France
Father Rufin Monfils
Mother Sylvette Cartesse
Brother Daryl Monfils
Ethnicity French-Caribbean
Horoscope Virgo
Religion Christanity
Net Worth $ 10 million
Marital Status In a relationship
Girlfriend Elina Svitolina
Height 6 feet 4 inches
Weight 80 kg
Hair Color black
Eye Color Dark Brown
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