Gael Monfils is one of the most underrated tennis players of this generation. The Frenchman has reached at least 1 final in 16 straight seasons from 2005 to 2020.
One of the biggest weapons in Monfils’ arsenal is his superb technique while executing strokes. This enables him to pose a strong challenge even when taking on some of the best in the business.
He also enjoys great strength with regard to executing returns. Monfils’ forehand is perfectly balanced with fine upper body turns as well as fine swing.
The Frenchman’s backhand is also a vital weapon, with a lot of variety with the shot.
That awe-inspiring, to say the least. This includes prestigious tournaments like the ATP Masters 1000s in 2009 Paris, 2010 Paris and 2016 Monte Carlo.
Monfils has enjoyed great success in ATP Tours with 10 singles titles.
He has won 10 singles career titles over the course of his career so far. Monfils came very close to winning a grand slam in the 2008 edition of the French Open after reaching the semi-finals. He also reached the semis in the 2016 US Open.
The Frenchman’s qualification for the semi-finals in 2008, marked the instance of a player from the nation reaching the platform since 2001.
Here we going to take a look at his tennis earnings and net worth, as well as other details.
The net worth of Monfils is estimated to be around $10 million. He has earned in excess of $20 million in prize money over the course of his career.
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He currently has endorsements with Asics, Wilson, and Rokit. However, in the past, he’s had several notable companies sponsor him.
This includes eToro, Maui Jim, Nike and also Head and Prince.
In January 2021, Elina Svitolina and Monfils said they would donate $100 for every ace they serve in the next two tournaments.
Monfils also took part in an online FIFA tournament set up by Nicolas Mahut during the 2020 COVID-19 lockdown. The proceeds of that were donated to hospital staff.
Monfils has invested money in stocks and property holdings. He also owns several restaurants in Paris, a Football Team (the Paris Angels), has launched his own brand of vodka as well as a top-selling perfume and a fashion line called “Gael Monfils Seduction”.