Last Updated on February 26, 2019
The tenth racket of the world, Croatian Marin Cilic, in three sets lost to Frenchman Gael Monfils, occupying the 23rd line of the ATP rating, with a score of 6/3, 4/6, 6/0 at the start of the tournament in Dubai.
Tennis players spent on the court 1 hour 45 minutes. During this time, the 30-year-old Cilic performed one ace, made a mistake once when serving and sold one break point, and the 32-year-old Monfils filed right through seven times, made one double mistake and made five breaks. Previously, the score in personal meetings was 3-0 in favor of the Frenchman.
In the second round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, Monfils will play against Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis, who defeated Egyptian Mohammed Safwat with a score of 4/6, 6/3, 6/4.