Found May 27, 2013 on Tennis Grand Stand:
Of the Frenchmen who shone on Day 2, Gael Monfils shone most of all. Welcome back to your daily review of the studs and duds at Roland Garros 2013. ATP: Match of the day:  Five sets and four hours.  Three tiebreaks and a 7-5 final set.  A two-set lead squandered by the man who eventually won—after saving triple break point midway through the fifth.  A home underdog firing 26 aces and 66 winners on his nation’s biggest stage to upset a top-eight seed who hit 72 winners of his own.  Rarely is the match that looks like the best of the day in the first round actually the best of the day, but Gael Monfils and Tomas Berdych put on perhaps the best show of any men’s match that we will see all week.  The section has opened a bit for Monfils if he can defuse the equally dangerous dark horse Ernests Gulbis in the second round.  That match looks like the highlight of Thursday, although it has a hard act to follow. Comeback of the day:  Last week’s Dusseldorf champion Juan Monaco looked well on...
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