Score, report, and key facts
Monfils overpowered the opposition at the beginning of the set after breaking Tiafoe in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating his break and lead 3-0. Anyhow, the American managed to stage a great comeback to break Monfils in the 9th (4-5) game before winning the set at the tiebreak at 7.
The set was even with both players refusing to concede anything to the opposition. Eventually, the only discrepancy was one break that the American conquered in the 6th game (4-2) before winning the set (6-3).
At the end of the match, Francis scored 76 points vs. Monfils’s 62 points.
Francis served very well to win 75% of the points (30/40) behind his first serve, and he won 65% points (20/31) on his second serve. Tiafoe won this match even if he was far from perfect in converting his break points because he converted only 40% (2/5). On the other side, the French Player was not so effective in converting his break points since he converted only 33% of his break points (1/3). That was one of the key issues for his defeat.
After this encounter, the head to head between Tiafoe and Monfils is 1-0 for Francis.
Next Match: Frances Tiafoe vs. Roberto Bautista Agut – H2H and stats
Tiafoe will come up against Bautista Agut in the 2nd round.
There is no head to head record between Frances Tiafoe and Roberto Bautista Agut since this will be the first time that they will play each other at pro level.