While many rest after exhausting months with Grand Slams, Masters 1000 and Olympic Game, others take the opportunity to continue adding victories and points towards the end of the season.
For its part, France dresses up for the closing of what will be the Metz ATP 250, which has the participation of figures such as Hubert Hurkacz, Pablo Carreño Busta and the local, Gael Monfils, who will fight a duel in search of becoming champion in the seventeenth edition of the French competition.
The Polish, seeded number 1, he will seek to be the fifth player with the most titles so far this season. He already has two under his arms: He Delray Beach Open, the Miami Masters 1000 and, in case of winning this contest, it would be his third coronation and he would only be below Novak Djokovic, Alexander Zverev, Daniil Medvedev and Casper Ruud, all with 4. But first he has to beat in the semifinals a dangerous Peter Gojowczyk (101), from the qualy.
The case of Spanish is similar. Being seeded number two, and with the ATP 500 in Hamburg and 250 in Marbella Achieved in the middle of the year, their thirst for glory is not yet satisfied. In addition the have gotten the bronze medal in Tokyo 2021, after beating the number 1 in the world, he gives a bonus to the season that he will not forget again, although this is not over yet.
The native of Barcelona will not have it easy at all if he wants to access the final. Ahead you will have the French, Gael monfils, who will seek to lift his first title in 2021. The last one he achieved was in February last year in Rotterdam and he has not lost a final since 2018 when he lost in Antwerp to Kyle Edmund in three sets.