Gael Monfils vs Jannik Sinner
Gael Monfils will play against Jannik Sinner in the 2nd round in Antwerp and we got Sure win tennis prediction today for that match. The game is on Thursday, 17 October and will not start before 15:30 UK.
Gael Monfils world number 13 reached the ¼ in the US Open. In the 1st round the French beat Albert Ramos-Vinolas 7-6, 6-4, 6-3, in the 2nd Marius Copil 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 and in the 3rd Denis Shapovalov 6-7, 7-6, 6-4, 6-7, 6-3 in an epic match. In the 4th round, Monfils got a lot easier match against Pablo Andujar 6-1, 6-2, 6-2. In the quarterfinal, he faced Matteo Berrettini and the French participate in another clash that was worth watching and after 5 sets in the final after tiebreak Berrettini won. After that Gael flew to China and played in Zhuhai and beat in the 2nd round Cameron Norrie 5-7, 6-3, 6-4 but in the ¼ final was eliminated by Albert Ramos-Vinolas. In Beijing, he lost his first match from John Isner 4-6, 7-6, 3-6. In the Shanghai Masters, he won his first game against Lorenzo Sonego 7-5, 6-7, 6-3 but in the second again he was eliminated this time from Hubert Hurkacz 2-6, 6-7.
Jannik Sinner world number 119 played 3 qualification rounds and beat all his opponents there: Matteo Viola, Viktor Galovic and Mario Vilella Martinez to reach the 1st round in the US Open where he faced Stan Wawrinka and won a set which is an achievement – 3-6, 6-7, 6-4, 3-6. Then he played in St. Petersburg but lost in the 1st round from Mikhail Kukushkin 3-6, 6-7. After that, the Italian decided to play in Challengers and in Orleans Challenger, he lost his second match in the tournament from Aljaz Bedene 4-6, 6-4, 4-6. His next tournament was in Mouilleron Le and there Sinner won against Tristan Lamasine, Lukas Rosol and Marius Copil to qualify for the ½ final but was eliminated by Mathias Bourgue after tiebreak in the final set. To reach the 2nd round in Antwerp he won against Kamil Majchrzak 6-4, 6-2.
Gael Monfils is not playing well since the US Open but I expect him to beat Sinner who is only 18 years old and the French had a great opportunity to start well in Belgium after the bad matches in China.
Sure win tennis prediction today: Gael Monfils 2:0