Frenchman Gael Monfils will clash against Belgium star Ruben Bemelmans in the Montpellier Open 2013 first round on Tuesday 5th February, being played here on indoor hard courts.
Monfils has been playing consistent tennis from the beginning of the season, where he has appeared in the Australian Open before losing to his fellow country mate Gilles Simon in five sets with a 4-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-1, 6-8 score line. He also reached Heineken Open semi finals and lost to World No. 5 David Ferrer in two sets with a 6-1, 6-2 score line.
Both the players have not meet each other so far in their career, where Gael Monfils and Ruben Bemelmans are meeting for the first time. As per the predictions, Monfils is having most of the chances to clinch victory in three sets and enter into the Montpellier Open second round.
Ruben Bemelmans has lost 2013 Australian Open first round to Edouard Roger-vasselin of France in five sets with a 3-6, 7-6, 6-2, 5-7, 9-11 score line.