GAEL MONFILS NEWS

Monfils, Kohlschreiber advance to Moselle Open quarterfinals

  Second-seeded Gael Monfils of France and third-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany advanced to the quarterfinals of the Moselle Open on Thursday. Monfils overcame a slow start before beating Michal Przysiezny of Poland 7-5, 6-1, and faced either seventh-seeded Jerzy Janowicz of Poland or veteran Jarkko Nieminen of Finland next. Przysiezny, ranked 136th, broke Monfils'...
Via AP on Fox
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Monfils & Kohlschreiber into Moselle Open quarters

METZ, France (AP) Second-seeded Gael Monfils of France and third-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany advanced to the quarterfinals of the Moselle Open on Thursday. Monfils overcame a slow start before beating Michal Przysiezny of Poland 7-5, 6-1, and faced either seventh-seeded Jerzy Janowicz of Poland or veteran Jarkko Nieminen of Finland next. Przysiezny, ranked 136th, broke...
Via AP on Fox
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

This ridiculous Gael Monfils tweener is one for the ages

Gael Monfils with the ridiculous tweener in the fifth rubber of the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas semifinal at Roland Garros against. [FTW]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Federer survives another US Open night match

When I think about last night’s Roger Federer-Gael Monfils match at the US Open, I try to remember so many of the articles that I’ve written for this site, and the ideas and opinions I’ve advanced over the past year. Things like “the scoreline doesn’t always tell the story,” or “Gael Monfils is streaky,” or “Roger Federer goes through periods of looking like his...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

When Mediocre Tennis Doesn’t Matter

Every single human person brings his or her perspective to an event he or she covers. It is true that when a person’s job is to provide a straightforward match recap (which is not what this or any Bloguin site is meant to do — not centrally, anyway), there’s less room for commentary, so in the match recap, which is slightly different from a “match analysis” piece and even...
Via Attacking The Net
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Federer Saves Two Match Points to Reach US Open Semifinal

    #454655630 / gettyimages.com   (September 4, 2014) No. 2 seed Roger Federer saved two match points while coming back from two-sets to love down to defeat 20th seed Gael Monfils 4-6, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 on Thursday night and reach the US Open semifinals for the first time in three years. For the first two sets, the 33-year-old veteran had no answer to a focused Monfils hard...
Via Tennis Panorama
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Federer, Gael Monfils hope to make it a memorable match

  Roger Federer got a kick out of the notion that Gael Monfils is looking forward to the day when he will be able to tell his children that he played against the 17-time major champion. ''Is that a good thing? I don't know,'' Federer said, sitting with his arms crossed and starting to laugh. ''Let's hope it's going to be memorable for everybody...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

What to watch at US Open: Federer faces Monfils

NEW YORK (AP) Roger Federer got a kick out of the notion that Gael Monfils is looking forward to the day when he will be able to tell his children that he played against the 17-time major champion. ''Is that a good thing? I don't know,'' Federer said, sitting with his arms crossed and starting to laugh. ''Let's hope it's going to be memorable...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

The Soul Of Tennis

Tuesday — not counting the 2:26 a.m. finish from Monday’s order of play between Kei Nishikori and Milos Raonic, written about here by Juan Jose Vallejo for Rolling Stone magazine — was not an exciting day at the U.S. Open. Three men’s fourth-round matches were decided in straight sets. The fourth match was a drawn-out display of medium-pace hitting between two solid, competent...
Via Bloguin Best
15 days ago  |  Discuss

No Coach, No Problem – Gael Monfils Reaches US Open Quarterfinals

  (September 2, 2014) FLUSHING MEADOWS – No coach, no French flair but a big win. The 20th seed Gael Monfils took out 7th seed Grigor Dimitrov 7-5, 7-6 (6), 7-5 to reach the quarterfinals of the US Open on Tuesday. Monfils, usually the showman, played with focus to reach the quarterfinals in Flushing Meadows for the first time and he’s done it without dropping a set and without...
Via Tennis Panorama
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Vika Sings Happy Birthday To Monfils

Victoria Azarenka singing Happy birthday Gael. :) @Gael_Monfils @vika7 https://t.co/u1M73qC1D6— Kishore Sharma (@KishoreRF) September 2, 2014 Victoria Azarenka got a little bit excited after her third set win over Aleksandra Krunic. Clearly ridiculously happy, Vika encouraged the crowd to sing Happy Birthday to Gael Monfils, who she called her best friend. I've got to be honest...
Via Onthegotennis
17 days ago  |  Discuss

US OPEN SCENE: Monfils wonders about net's height

NEW YORK (AP) As Gael Monfils hit ball after ball into the net during his first service game Friday at the U.S. Open - resulting in four double-faults - a thought occurred to him: ''Seems pretty high, huh?'' So after getting broken to fall behind 2-0, Monfils figured it wouldn't hurt to check it out for himself. The rules of tennis call for the net to be 3 feet...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

This Gael Monfils Forehand Winner Is Mind-Blowing

Gael Monfils had one of the better shots you will ever see in tennis today during his U.S. Open match against Alejandro Gonzalez. Gael nailed the forehand winner while in mid-air and somehow got a ridiculous amount of force behind it. Words really can’t do it justice, so enjoy the video thanks to Cork Gaines. Notice the claim following the shot as a little icing on the cake...
Via Next Impulse Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

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.
Via Gamedayr
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.
Via Fox Sports
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...
Via Diehardsport
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
Via Next Impulse Sports
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.
Via Pro Sports Daily
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.
Via Diehardsport
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
Via Onthegotennis
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...
Via Holdout Sports
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.
Via Gamedayr
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
Via Next Impulse Sports
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...
Via Onthegotennis
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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

Via Guyism
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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