Gael Monfils will face the challenge of Pablo Andujar today in round two of the Valencia Open 500You can watch and bet on the ATP Valencia Open from Thursday live for free at bet365
Gael Monfils got off to a flying start this week at the Valencia Open 500, thrashing Albert Montanes 6-3, 6-1 in just over an hour. The Frenchman could have been in for a tough contest against the experienced Montanes, but he broke the Spaniard four times, and saved the only break point played on his serve.
Monfils will continue his title charge with a second round matchup against Pablo Andujar of Spain. Andujar also finished his first round clash in straight sets, as he denied a fightback from Juan Ignacio Chela to clinch a 6-0, 7-6(7) victory.
The world No. 10 will know that Andujar is no pushover. The last matchup between the pairing went into three sets, with Monfils escaping with a 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 success. That was on the clay of Stuttgart though, and Monfils should find things easier against Andujar on the hard courts here in Valencia.
It would be a surprise to see Monfils falter today, but this could be a close fought contest if Andujar rises to the occasion.You can watch and bet on the ATP Valencia Open from Thursday live for free at bet365 > live tennis