Gael is achieving fantastic results in 2019. After reaching the semifinal in Sofia, the Frenchman won the prestigious ATP500 in Rotterdam before reaching the semifinal in Dubai. Monfils impressed in Indian Wells on Monday after he conceded just 3 games to Albert Ramos Vinolas with an outstanding 6-0 6-3 win.
Gael is expected to play in the round of 16 Novak Djokovic if the world no.1 will defeat Philipp Kohlschreiber in the 3rd round.
Ranked no.6, Elina also has a good 2019 even if she hasn’t managed yet to win a title. The Ukrainian reached the quarters in Melbourne and the semifinals in both Doha and Dubai. Svitolina reached the 4th round in Indian Wells after beating Sofia Kenin 3-6 7-6 (5) 6-4 and Daria Gavrilova 7-5 6-4.
She will face Ashleigh Barty for a place in the quarters. The head of head is 4-0 for Svitolina.
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