Monfils bows out in first round of Hamburg ATP event | Tennis News – Times of India

BERLIN: French third seed Gael Monfils suffered a first-round defeat in straight sets on Tuesday to German wildcard Yannick Hanfmann at the ATP tournament in Hamburg.
Monfils, ranked ninth in the world, lost 6-4, 6-3 to world number 103 Hanfmann, who had never beaten a top-10 player before.
The 28-year-old German will face Chile’s Cristian Garin in the next round.
Russia’s Daniil Medvedev, the top seed in Hamburg who reached the semi-finals of this month’s US Open, faces Ugo Humbert of France in the first round later on Tuesday.

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