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Early dominance and spectacular shots for Federer

Greetings from Flushing Meadows and the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, site of the US Open! I caught plenty of action on the grounds during the day, and night matches on Arthur Ashe on day two of the tournament. There’s far too much to report, but I’ll give it my best.  A quick note: the great thing about the US Open is that you really do get to watch tennis from...
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Gael Monfils Flies Through The Air Like A Catamount Crossed With An Eagle

Gael Monfils' diving shot against Jan-Lennard Struff at the French Open looked like something only Superman could pull off.
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Gael Monfils goes airborne for French Open's wildest shot attempt

We know Gael Monfils likes to try crazy shots, but he may have outdone himself Thursday at the French Open.
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Gael Monfils flies through the air, may not be human

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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gael Monfils goes airborne in attempt to save shot

Gael Monfils advanced to the third round of the French Open with his straight-sets win over Jan-Lennard Struff on Thursday afternoon.  At one point during the match, the 27-year-old, literally went flying in an attempt to return a shot. The 23-seeded Monfils plays the 14-seed Fabio Fognini in the third round. GIF below via Ben Rothenberg: […] The post This Photo Of Gael Monfils...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Gael Monfils Has This Whole “Hustle” Thing Down Pat

Check out this incredible .GIF of Gael Monfils showing off as much hustle as you could ever ask from anyone today at the French Open.  Him performing the splits on the first return was enough, but him laying out on the second failed attempt was just silly. [Ben Rothenberg] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

French tennis star Gael Monfils has some serious dance moves

French tennis star Gael Monfils had a little bit of fun leading into the start of the French Open this weekend. While on hand for "Kids Day" at Roland Garros, Monfils and 19-year old Laurent Lokoli enguaged in a good old fashioned dance off.No contest.
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Dance Off Breaks Out at French Open between Gael Monfils & Laurent Lokoli

A day before the French Open at Kid’s Day, a dance off broke out between French tennis players Gael Monfils and Laurent Lokoli. Needless to say, Monfils won. [TSN] The post Dance Off Breaks Out at French Open between Gael Monfils & Laurent Lokoli appeared first on Diehardsport.
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Dance Off! Gael Monfils vs Laurent Lokoli

Roland Garros Kids' Day featured a pretty awesome dance battle between French players Gael Monfils and Laurent Lokoli. While Lokoli deserves many points for being brave enough to challenge Monfils, he doesn't quite outshine the man famous for his abilties to entertain. Enjoy! Source: FFT/Roland Garros
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Gael Monfils and Laurent Lokoli have dance battle at Roland Garros (Video)

French tennis pros Gael Monfils and Laurent Lokoli had an incredible dance battle on the court at Roland Garros during Saturday's events at French Open Kids Day.Monfils and Lokoli didn't let the rain stop them from breaking out their best moves to the DJ Snake & Lil Jon hit "Turn Down For What", giving the fans something to cheer about. Video via Roland Garros...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Epic French Open Tennis Dance-Off Between Gael Monfils, Laurent Lokoli

Gael Monfils and Laurent Lokoli busted a move in an epic French Open tennis dance-off on Saturday. Here's video of the battle.
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gael Monfils, Laurent Lokoli have epic dance-off

Gaël Monfils and Laurent Lokoli absolutely dominated a court at Roland Garros during the French Open Kids’ Day in a dance-off, and it was awesome. [Roland Garros] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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May 24, 2014  |  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...
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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...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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

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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 […]
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October 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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