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Who is Gael Monfils? Find out more about his ranking, net worth, endorsements, prize money and who is his girlfriend?

Gael Monfils is a 33-year-old French tennis player, who despite not winning a single Grand Slam has maintained a decent ranking throughout his career

Gael Monfils is a French tennis player, who is known for his athleticism and on-court antics which entertain the crowd.

Nicknamed “La Monf”, Monfils has exceptional sliding techniques and has garnered a reputation for his showmanship and high-risk shot-making throughout his career since turning professional in 2004.

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Gael Monfils celebrates a point during a match in the recently concluded Australian Open. (Getty Images)

Ranking

Currently ranked 9th, Monfils reached a career-best ranking of 6, back in 2016. However consistent injuries have blighted his career, putting him out of action for long durations of time.

Net worth

The 33-year-old Frenchman has an estimated net worth of $10million, which has come due to the hard work he has put in his career so far. Monfils is a player, who has a great personality with a great worth of living due to which his living style at times seems to be a bit lavish.

Endorsements

Over the course of his career, Monfils has had several sponsors. In his initial days as a professional, he was sponsored by Nike but later switched to K-Swiss in 2010. In 2013, he was sponsored by Asics, specifically for clothes and shoes.

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Gael Monfils (left) speaks during the Asics Tennis 5th Avenue Flagship event in 2019. (Getty Images)

Monfils has used a variety of racquets in his career and has been backed by numerous brands. His first endorser was Head, later followed by Prince in 2009, Wilson in 2012 and finally, Luxilon Big Banger ALU Power 16L String, as of 2019. He is also sponsored by Rokit, eToro, Maui Jim.

Prize money

Having won 9 ATP titles, Monfils has managed to make a total of $16million as his prize money until now.

Who is his girlfriend?

Last known, Monfils was in a relationship with Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina. The two confirmed that they were dating each other in last year’s Australian Open. Prior to this, Monfils dated former Slovakian tennis player Dominika Cibulkova, back in 2008.

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Tennis players Gael Monfils and girlfriend Elina Svitolina look on from the crowd during the singles match between Roger Federer of Switzerland and Matteo Berrettini of Italy during the Nitto ATP Finals at The O2 Arena, back in November 2019. (Getty Images)

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