Gael Monfils vs. Marton Fucsovics - 2/24/20 Dubai Open Tennis Pick, Odds, and Predictions

Gael Monfils vs. Marton Fucsovics - 2/24/20 Dubai Open Tennis Pick, Odds, and Predictions Photo by Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

Marton Fucsovics vs. Gael Monfils - 2020 Dubai Open First Round

Monday. February 24 2020

TV: ESPN (US); Amazon Prime (UK)

Gael Monfils looks to continue his success in 2020 as he meets Marton Fucsovics in the first-round of the 2020 Dubai Open. Who will make it to the second round?

Gael Monfils has had an incredible start to 2020. Monfils has already won two titles this year, in two weeks. Monfils absolutely dominated in Montpellier and Rotterdam as he claimed his 9th and 10th career title. Monfils has been incredibly determined in the last couple of year to win big matches as he is further distancing himself from his former nonchalant self. Monfils' game is one of the best in the game and he is able to create incredible shots out of nowhere.

Marton Fucsovics is a very solid player who has had a good start to 2020. Fucsovics was able to eliminate Denis Shapovalov in the first-round of the Australian Open, and he has played incredibly well in matches which were very tough for him. Fucsovics has a solid game in the sense that he is very solid from the baseline and he is always a tough challenge to any player. Fucsovics will look at the draw and he will know it is going to be a challenge, but one he can work with.

This will be the second meeting between both players, with Monfils winning the first encounter. Monfils is the better player and has been on fire in 2020. Monfils will want to challenge for the title here in Dubai and if he plays like he has in the last few weeks, he might as well be able to.

Gael Monfils to win.

Liam’s Pick Gael Monfils

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.