Monfils will start his run in Rome hoping to win his 9th career title after he conquered Rotterdam in February 2019. Gael has an 18-5 win-loss record in 2019, 3-2 on clay. Gael was sidelined by an Achilles injury since Miami. However, he looked pretty sharp in his comeback especially in Madrid where he lost in the 3rd round to Roger Federer after he had 2 match points
Ramos-Vinolas reached the 1st round in Madrid after defeating Jaume Antoni Munar Clar 6-72 6-3 7-64 and Bernard Tomic 7-64 7-5.
HEAD TO HEAD Gael Monfils vs. Albert Ramos-Vinolas
The last time that they play each other, Monfils won 6-1 6-3 on in the 3rd round in Indian-Wells back in 2016.