Showing posts with label Gael Monfils. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Gael Monfils. Show all posts

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Monfils injured yet again as he loses to Goffin in New York

Monfils injured yet again as he loses to Goffin in New York

Gael Monfils suffered yet another injury as he retired from his third-round match against Belgian ninth seed David Goffin at the U.S. Open on Saturday.

The Frenchman had dropped the first set 7-5 before losing interest in the match in the second as he appeared to suffer from a leg injury.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Monfils withdraws from Cincinnati with illness

Monfils withdraws from Cincinnati with illness

Gael Monfils withdrew from the ATP Cincinnati Masters tournament on Monday due to illness.

Monfils is coming off a third-round exit at Montreal after defeating Kei Nishikori in the second round last week.

A week earlier, Monfils was ousted in the first round defending his most recent of six career ATP titles at Washington, falling to Indian qualifier Yuki Bhambri.

Replacing Monfils in the Cincinnati draw will be Indian lucky loser Ramkumar Ramanathan, who meets US qualifier Chris Eubanks in the opening round.

Friday, August 11, 2017

Video: Monfils vs Bautista Agut Montreal 2017 R3 Highlights

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Video: Gael Monfils vs Roberto Bautista Agut Montreal 2017 R3 Highlights

Video: Monfils Montreal 2017 Hot Shot

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Video: Monfils Montreal 2017 Hot Shot

Watch Hot Shot as Gael Monfils, down 15/30 at 4-5, gets out of trouble with a delicate backhand flick against Roberto Bautista Agut on Thursday in Montreal.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Bautista Agut beats Monfils In Montreal

Bautista Agut beats Monfils In Montreal

Roberto Bautista Agut defeated Gael Monfils 4-6, 7-6, 7-6 and advanced to the Rogers Cup 2017 quarter-finals.

Monfils, who upset Kei Nishikori on Wednesday, lead by a set and 3-1, before Bautista Agut produced consistent length of stroke, which resulted in telling pressure.

The Spaniard recovered from a 1-3 deficit in the second set to win four of the next five games for a 5-4 advantage.

Video: Monfils Montreal 2017 Interview

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Video: Monfils Montreal 2017 Interview

Gael Monfils reflects on his second-round win at the Coupe Rogers and looks ahead to his next match against Roberto Bautista-Agut in Montreal.

Video: Gael Monfils Saves Montreal Match Points With Hot Shots

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Video: Gael Monfils Saves Montreal Match Points With Hot Shots

Watch Hot Shot as Gael Monfils, down 3/6 and then 5/6 against Kei Nishikori strikes two nerve-free groundstroke winners on Wednesday at the Coupe Rogers.

Video: Monfils' Montreal 2017 Hot Shot

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Video: Monfils' Montreal 2017 Hot Shot

Watch a double Hot Shot from Gael Monfils, who showcases his tremendous all-court athleticism on Wednesday against Kei Nishikori at the Coupe Rogers.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Monfils upsets Nishikori in Montreal

Monfils upsets Nishikori in Montreal

Gael Monfils upset Kei Nishikori in a three-set thriller 6-7 7-5 7-6.

Monfils will next play against Roberto Bautista Agut, who defeated Ryan Harrison 7-5, 6-2, in the third round on Thursday.

Nishikori had two chances to serve out the match and led 6-2 in the decisive tiebreak, before Monfils won six points in a row to complete a superb fightback.

Video: Kyrgios, Monfils & del Potro into second round at Coupe Rogers Montreal 2017

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Video: Kyrgios, Monfils & del Potro into second round at Coupe Rogers Montreal 2017

Three entertainers made it through to the second round on Day 1 at Coupe Rogers 2017.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Zverev advance, Monfils upset at Citi Open

Zverev advance, Monfils upset at Citi Open

Alexander Zverev defeated Jordan Thompson 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 to advance to the third round of the Citi Open.

Leading 5-4 in the tiebreaker, Thompson put a routine backhand into the net and then double-faulted. Zverev put away the match with a cross-court forehand that his opponent couldn't handle.

"I'm just happy to get through that one. Seven to six in the third is always something very nice," Zverev said. "You feel good about yourself. Hopefully I can do it better the next match."

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Video: Monfils Ready For Return To Washington 2017

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Video: Monfils Ready For Return To Washington 2017

Defending champion Gael Monfils reflects on his favourite moments in Washington, DC and hopes to defend his title at the Citi Open this week.


Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Monfils peaking for Citi defence, eyes US Open

Monfils peaking for Citi defence, eyes US Open

Gael Monfils is fit and raring to go as he prepares to defend the ATP Citi Open title and make another deep run at the US Open.

Having shaken off injuries Monfils meets Yuki Bhambri on Wednesday in a second-round match on the Washington hardcourts, where he lifted his sixth and most recent career title last year.

"It's pretty exciting to come back. It's a great feeling," Monfils said. "It's always good to come back to a place where you have played good before. This tournament has always been very good for my game."

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Video Flashback: Hamburg 2011 Longest rally ever! 61 shots between Monfils & Simon

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Video Flashback: Hamburg 2011 Longest rally ever! 61 shots between Monfils & Simon

Friday, July 21, 2017

Raonic awarded DC wild card

Raonic awarded DC wild card

Milos Raonic, Grigor Dimitrov accepted wild cards to Washington, DC.

The tournament will be held July 29-August 6 at the Rock Creek Park Tennis Center.

The tournament now boasts four of its most recent men’s singles champions competing for the title as Juan Martin del Potro, defending champion Gael Monfils, and 2015 champion Kei Nishikori will return to Washington this summer.

In 2014, Raonic defeated Vasek Pospisil at the Citi Open, in the first all-Canadian ATP World Tour final.

The tournament benefits underserved and low-income kids in the D.C. community through the Washington Tennis & Education Foundation.

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Video: Gael Monfils' 360 winner Wimbledon 2017

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Video: Gael Monfils' 360 winner Wimbledon 2017

Friday, July 7, 2017

Video: Gael Monfils Wimbledon 2017 second round press conference

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Video: Gael Monfils Wimbledon 2017 second round press conference

Video: Monfils v Edmund Wimbledon 2017 second round highlights

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Video: Gael Monfils v Kyle Edmund highlights - Wimbledon 2017 second round

Gael Monfils defeated Kyle Edmund highlights in the second round of Wimbledon 2017.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Monfils beats Edmund at Wimbledon

Monfils beats Edmund at Wimbledon

Gael Monfils defeated Kyle Edmund 7-6(1) 6-4 6-4 to reach the third round at Wimbledon.

Monfils will face Adrian Mannarino next.

"I think I'm a good tennis player, but I've never done so good on grass. Never actually passed the third round at Wimbledon. Never had great result on grass," he said.

Sunday, July 2, 2017

Video: Djokovic vs Monfils Eastbourne 2017 final highlights

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Video: Djokovic vs Monfils Eastbourne 2017 final highlights

Watch highlights of Novak Djokovic beating Gael Monfils to win the Aegon International title in Eastbourne.