Alexander Zverev could be the new Roger Federer
And he says that man is Alexander Zverev, 20-year-old German who is already ranked no.4 in the world.
Zverev has won two titles including Masters tournaments in Rome and Montreal, which has earned him qualification for the ATP Tour Finals in London.
Federer, 36, isn't in action in Paris this week after withdrawing citing a back injury.
Forget hit out at the Swiss for dropping out of the event but used Zverev to look on the bright side of things.
He told l'Equipe: "I think Rafael Nadal will sketch a small smile. The players who had to meet him will be a little relieved.
Guy Forget has spoken highly of Alexander Zverev
"Lucas Pouille will take Federer's place in the draw.
"There are extremely talented players. There is Zverev who is world number 4, who may be the Roger Federer of tomorrow."
In an explosive interview, Forget slammed Roger Federer for pulling out at the last minute. His withdrawal leaves Rafael Nadal needing one win to seal the no.1 spt.
He added: "Roger's French fans will be disappointed because he missed Roland-Garros as he trained four hours a day because he was preparing the grass.
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"These are choices that we have to accept, but when we love the beautiful game, and God knows if there are many people in France who like to see Roger play on the field, well they will have to watch it on TV or in another event."
"I am very disappointed tonight. On the one hand as a lover of the beautiful game and especially as a tournament director.
"Our tournament, like two years ago, is better when the eight Masters players are present here in Paris."