The 33rd world number one, Frenchman Gael Monfils, beat the representative of Kazakhstan, Mikhail Kukushkin, who occupies the 55th line of the ATP rating, with a score of 7/5, 6/3 in the second round of the tournament in Sofia.
Tennis players spent 1 hour and 16 minutes on the court. During this time, the 32-year-old Monfils fulfilled 15 aces, made a mistake five times in filing and sold four break points, the 31-year-old Kukushkin gave a pass through once, made two double mistakes and made two breaks.
Previously, the score in personal meetings was 1: 1. In the quarter finals of the Sofia Open competition, Monfils will play either with the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas or with the German Jan Lennard Struff.