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Switzerland, France and Italy Stage Comebacks to Clinch Berths in Davis Cup Semis

  (April 6, 2014) France, Italy and the Czech Republic each had to rally from 1-2 down going into Sunday’s play in Davis Cup and each team won their final two rubbers to join the Czech Republic in the semifinals which will take place September 12-14. France came back from a 0-2 deficit on Friday to beat Germany, closing out the tie on Sunday with wins from Jo-Wilfried Tsonga...
Via Tennis Panorama
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennis Channel To Cover 2014 Davis Cup Quarterfinals This Weekend

April 3, 2014 -Tennis Channel will provide exclusive live world-whiparound coverage during this weekend’s quarterfinal competitions in Italy, France and Switzerland, with daylong blocks of comprehensive telecasts Friday-Sunday on Center Court. Similar to the setup used at major events like the US Open, French Open and Wimbledon, Center Court utilizes a central-desk format and seamless...
Via Tennis Panorama
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena, Azarenka, Monfils and Redfoo Do Karaoke

Serena Williams, Gael Monfils and couple Victoria Azarenka and Redfoo indulged in some Karaoke before their charity exhibition. 'Vika For The Cause' benefited the Children's Hospital in Los Angeles and featured a match where twenty lucky people had the chance to play tennis with the pros. Vika followed that up with a youth clinic where her and the other players gave kids...
Via Onthegotennis
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Defending champ Del Potro, Murray advance at ABN tournament

Top-seeded Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina returned after a month out with injury to advance to the second round of the ABN Amro tournament on Wednesday. The defending champion beat Gael Monfils of France 7-6 (6), 6-3, while second-seeded Andy Murray of Britain dispatched Edouard Roger-Vasselin, also of France, 6-3, 6-3. Making his first appearance since injuring his wrist a...
Via AP on Fox
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Gael Monfils hit an amazing tennis shot left-handed—Gael Monfils is NOT left-handed

Via Guyism
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Monfils beats Gasquet in Open Sud de France final

Gael Monfils beat top-seeded Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-4 on Sunday in the final of the Open Sud de France to claim his fifth career title. In an all-French match against the defending champion, Monfils did not face any break points - hitting 34 winners to 17 for Gasquet, and serving nine aces to zero for his opponent. Monfils broke for a 4-3 lead when Gasquet's forehand sailed...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Monfils tops Gasquet in straight sets at Open Sud final

Gael Monfils beat top-seeded defending champion Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-4 Sunday in the final of the Open Sud de France for his fifth career title. Monfils captured his first title of the season and his first since winning the Stockholm Open in 2011. In an all-French match, Monfils did not face any break points. Monfils broke for a 4-3 lead when Gasquet's forehand sailed wide...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Monfils tops Kyrgios as France routs Australia 5-0

Gael Monfils completed France's 5-0 rout of Australia in the first round of the Davis Cup by defeating Nick Kyrgios 7-6 (5), 6-4 Sunday. Monfils dropped serve twice but broke Kyrgios three times, after Julien Benneteau cruised past Thanasi Kokkinakis 6-4, 6-1 in Sunday's first reverse singles match. Benneteau broke Kokkinakis four times and did not face a single break point...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

New ASICS tennis for Steve Johnson, Gael Monfils and Vasek Pospisil at the Australian Open.

Steve Johnson, Gaël Monfils, and Vasek Pospisil are all wearing new ASICS tennis apparel at the Australian Open. The look for the 3 men includes the new ASICS Knit Tennis Short, black with a 10" inseam and bright yellow Court Graphic Top, a t-shirt/crew style that's simple but a popular, especially when loose fit. Gael Monfils is wearing a sleeveless version of the same...
Via Tennis Identity
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Venus Williams, Sloane Stephens and Gael Monfils withdraw from tournaments

Venus Williams (January 5, 2014) Venus Williams, Sloane Stephens and Gael Monfils have withdrawn from tennis tournaments this week. Venus Williams who was a losing finalist in Auckland, pulled out of the Hobart International on Sunday. No. 12 Sloane Stephens is out of Sydney with a left wrist injury she suffered at Hopman Cup “I was having some pain in my wrist and the doctor recommended...
Via Tennis Panorama
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Monfils withdraws from Heineken Open

Gael Monfils has withdrawn from next week's Heineken Open ATP tennis tournament in Auckland, citing fatigue. The 31-ranked Frenchman, who was to be the tournaments seventh seed, told organizers Sunday he would be unable to play after losing to Rafael Nadal in three sets in the final of the Qatar Open. Fourth-seeded South African Kevin Anderson is also an uncertain starter after...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Monfils out of next week's event, cites fatigue from loss to Nadal

Gael Monfils has withdrawn from next week's Heineken Open ATP tennis tournament in Auckland, citing fatigue. The No. 31-ranked Frenchman, who was to be the tournament's seventh seed, told organizers Sunday he would be unable to play after losing to Rafael Nadal in three sets in the final of the Qatar Open. Fourth-seeded South African Kevin Anderson is also an uncertain...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Nadal beats Monfils to win Qatar Open for first title of year

Rafael Nadal won his first title of the year by defeating Gael Monfils 6-1, 6-7 (5), 6-2 in an exciting, nearly two-ho ur final at the Qatar Open on Saturday. Nadal dominated the first set, taking it in just 23 minutes. Monfils settled into the match in the second set, initially taking a 3-0 lead. Although Nadal recouped the service break in the seventh game when Monfils netted...
Via AP on Fox
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Pospisil outplays ranking of 213th

The 213th-ranked Jaroslav Pospisil of Czech Republic stunned sixth-seeded Gael Monfils of France 7-6 (0), 7-5 to win his first match on ATP level at the Erste Bank Open on Wednesday, while seeded Czech players Radek Stepanek and Lukas Rosol advanced to the quarterfinals. The 32-year-old Pospisil, who usually competes on the lower-ranked Challenger circuit, lost in the final qualifying...
Via AP on Fox
October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Gael Monfils Knocks Roger Federer Out of Shanghai Masters

(October 10, 2013) Fifth seed Roger Federer was handed another early round loss, this one coming from Gael Monfils in the third round of the Shanghai Masters on Thursday a 6-4, 6-7(5), 6-3. For the Frenchman, it’s his second win over the 17-time major champion. He is now 2-6 versus Federer. It was Federer’s first […]
Via Tennis Panorama
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Djokovic rallies past Monfils

Novak Djokovic, his serve broken twice early in the first set, rallied past Gael Monfils 6-7 (4), 6-2, 6-4 Friday to reach the Shanghai Masters semifinals. Djokovic, the defending champion, next plays Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, a 6-2, 6-3 winner over Florian Mayer. Juan Martin del Potro also advanced, beating Nicolas Almagro 6-3, 6-3. Del Potro will meet Rafael Nadal or Stanislas Wawrinka...
Via AP on Fox
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Tsonga beats Monfils to advance at Japan Open

Second-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga needed four match points to beat Gael Monfils 6-3, 7-6 (8) on Monday to advance to the second round of the Japan Open. Tsonga fired 11 aces and didn't drop a service game in the match to improve his record to four wins in five tour-level matches against his French compatriot. After Tsonga got the decisive break of the first set in the second...
Via AP on Fox
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

In Victory John Isner Surprised By All the Support for Opponent Gael Monfils

(August 29, 2013)  FLUSHING MEADOWS, NY – In a tennis atmosphere that could have been Roland Garros instead of Flushing Meadows, 13th seed American John Isner defeated former top ten player Gael Monfils of France 7-5, 6-2, 4-6, 7-6 (4) in the second round of the US Open amongst a crowd in which many of […]
Via Tennis Panorama
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Gael Monfils Tennis Trick Shot Supercut Compilation

Our favorite tennis player, trick shot artist Gael Monfils, is going up against the #1 ranked American John Isner at the US Open today at 5:30 pm ET. We put together this supercut compilation of Monfils greatest trick shots and let’s revisit it.
Via The Roosevelts
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Melzer, Monfils in Winston-Salem Open final

Former top-10 players Gael Monfils and Jurgen Melzer beat higher-ranked players Friday to advance to the Winston-Salem Open final. Frenchman Monfils overcame early struggles to beat Alexandr Dolgopolov of the Ukraine 7-6 (11), 6-3 in the first semifinal at the Wake Forest Tennis Center. ''It's very good for my confidence,'' said Monfils, who will play in his...
Via Fox Sports
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Melzer wins after Monfils retires

Austria's Jurgen Melzer won the Winston-Salem Open title on Saturday after Frenchman Gael Monfils retired because of an injury. Melzer led 6-3, 2-1 after breaking Monfils' serve in the second set. During the changeover, Monfils received treatment on his left abdominal muscle and hip before opting to retire at the Wake Forest Tennis Center. On Friday, Monfils was bothered...
Via Fox Sports
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Mardy Fish and Gael Monfils Withdraw from Montreal

(August 1, 2013) Montreal – Rogers Cup Tournament Director Eugène Lapierre announced Thursday the withdrawal of world No. 49 Gaël Monfils of France, who injured his ankle in training today, along with Mardy Fish. “I am frustrated and disappointed that I am unable to come through on the faith that Eugène put in me by [...]
Via Tennis Panorama
August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Fognini reaches final of Croatia Open

Third-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy saved three match points before reaching the final of the Croatia Open on Saturday, beating Gael Monfils of France 6-0, 3-6, 7-6 (3) in match full of momentum swings and turnarounds. Fognini brushed aside Monfils in the first set, losing just 10 points, but then made a number of unforced errors in the second as the Frenchman leveled the match...
Via Fox Sports
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Paire advances in Hamburg

Ninth-seeded Benoit Paire of France advanced to the third round of the German Tennis Championships on Tuesday by beating Albert Montanes of Spain 6-1, 6-4. Gael Monfils beat 2010 Hamburg champion Andrey Golubev of Kazakhstan 6-3, 6-3 to make the second round of the clay-court tournament. Golubev had to qualify for this year's event. Among other first-round winners were Federico...
Via AP on Fox
July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Monfils beats Mathieu in Stuttgart

Gael Monfils of France defeated compatriot Paul-Henri Mathieu 7-6 (0), 6-4 on Tuesday to advance to the second round of the Mercedes Cup. Monfils had 16 aces to set up a meeting with sixth-seeded Florian Mayer, who defeated another German, Andreas Beck, 6-4, 3-6, 6-1. Victor Hanescu rallied to beat Dmitry Tursunov of Russia 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7) in 2 hours, 25 minutes. The Romanian...
Via AP on Fox
July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

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