French tennis player Gael Monfils failed to overcome the barrier of the 1/4 finals of the tournament in Estoril, losing to Spaniard Alejandro Davidovich Fokina – 7/6 (2), 5/7, 4/6.
The fight lasted 2 hours and 14 minutes. The 18th World Player, 32-year-old Gael, took the opponent’s serve five times and made two double faults. 19-year-old Alejandro, occupying the 167th line of the world table of ranks, made seven breaks and four aces, having made a mistake six times when submitting.
Previously, the players did not meet each other. In the semifinals of the Millennium Estoril Open competition, Davidovich Fokina will play either with Uruguayan Pablo Cuevas.