Gael Monfils

  • France beat Germany 3-2 in Davis Cup quarter-final 07-04-2014 12:01 AM

    Nancy, France: France rallied from a 2-0 deficit to beat Germany 3-2 in the quarterfinals of the Davis Cup on Sunday. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga cruised past Tobias Kamke 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 to help France even the tie before Gael Monfils secured the winning point by defeating Peter Gojowczyk 6-1, 7-6 (0),...
  • Juan Martin del Potro, Andy Murray advance in Rotterdam 13-02-2014 12:40 PM

    Rotterdam: 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...
  • Monfils beats Gasquet in Open Sud de France final 09-02-2014 09:17 PM

    Montpellier: 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...
  • Monfils beats Nieminen to reach Open Sud final 08-02-2014 10:27 PM

    Montpellier, France: Fifth-seeded Gael Monfils of France fired 15 aces and overcame a second-set wobble to beat sixth-seeded Jarkko Nieminen 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 on Saturday and reach the Open Sud de France final. Monfils improved to 4-0 in career head-to-heads against his Finnish opponent. He looked set for a comfortable...
  • Nadal storms into fourth round of Australian Open 18-01-2014 06:55 PM

    Melbourne: Top-seeded Rafael Nadal and two-time defending champion Victoria Azarenka looked as if they were in a hurry to get out for late dinners on Saturday while posting straight-set victories in their night matches at the Australian Open. Nadal continued his dominance of Gael Monfils, beating the Frenchman for the...
  • Rafael Nadal beats Gael Monfils to win Qatar title 05-01-2014 01:54 PM

    Doha: Rafael Nadal opened his 2014 campaign by winning his first title of the year in defeating Gael Monfils 6-1, 6-7 (5), 6-2 at the Qatar Open on Saturday. Nadal showed why he's the top player in the world all week long. Although he wasn't in top form in this...
  • Gael Monfils withdraws from Heineken Open 05-01-2014 12:32 PM

    Auckland: Gael Monfils has withdrawn from next week's Heineken Open ATP tennis tournament in Auckland, citing fatigue.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...
  • Rafael Nadal sets up Gael Monfils clash in Qatar Open final 04-01-2014 11:09 AM

    World number one Rafa Nadal will face Frenchman Gael Monfils in the final of the Qatar Open after surviving a tough test against German qualifier Peter Gojowczyk in Doha on Friday. The Spaniard, warming up for this month's Australian Open which he missed last year because of illness, dropped the...
  • David Ferrer beats Monfils in Valencia Open 23-10-2013 11:34 PM

    Valencia: Top-seeded David Ferrer eased into the second round of the Valencia Open by beating Gael Monfils of France 6-3, 6-2 on Wednesday. Monfils looked to be in pain during the second set but continued playing. Ferrer said he could see Monfils was struggling but that he "tried to concentrate...
  • 213th-ranked Pospisil stuns Monfils in Vienna 17-10-2013 09:12 AM

    Vienna: 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...
  • Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal edge challengers in Shanghai 11-10-2013 07:49 PM

    Shanghai: Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic overcame tough challenges in their quarter-finals at the Shanghai Masters on Friday and moved a step closer to a possible showdown in the final. Top-ranked Nadal saved three set points and finally closed out a 20-minute tiebreak in the first set against Switzerland's Stanislas...
  • Roger Federer ousted by Gael Monfils in Shanghai Masters 10-10-2013 05:29 PM

    Shanghai: Roger Federer fell to another early loss on Thursday, with Gael Monfils beating him 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-3 in the third round of the Shanghai Masters. The 17-time Grand Slam champion, who has slipped to No. 7 in the rankings, was playing in his first tournament since losing in...
  • Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beats Gael Monfils to advance at Japan Open 30-09-2013 04:59 PM

    Tokyo: 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 served 11 aces and didn't drop service to improve his record to four wins in five tour-level matches against his French compatriot....
  • Monfils retires in the final to hand Melzer Winston-Salem trophy 25-08-2013 09:17 AM

    North Carolina: Austria's Jurgen Melzer didn't want to spend a week in New York with all the craziness surrounding the start of the US Open. Instead, he spent the week training and playing in the relative quiet of North Carolina and came away with a champion's trophy and a big...
  • Melzer, Monfils reach Winston-Salem Open final 24-08-2013 08:57 AM

    North Carolina: Former top-10 players Gael Monfils and Jurgen Melzer beat higher-ranked players on 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 semi-final at the Wake Forest Tennis Center. "It's very good...
  • Querrey, Dolgopolov, Monfils, Melzer in Winston-Salem semis 23-08-2013 08:34 AM

    North Carolina: Gael Monfils once ranked among the world's top 10 players, beat Spain's Fernando Verdasco 6-7 (10), 6-4, 6-4 on Thursday to advance to the Winston-Salem Open semifinals. The 43rd-ranked Frenchman will face Alexandr Dolgopolov of the Ukraine, a 7-6 (7), 6-3 winner over Lu Yen-hsun of Taiwan. "It's...
  • Querrey, Monfils reach quarters in North Carolina 22-08-2013 09:15 AM

    North Carolina: Sam Querrey wants to get in as many matches as he can to prepare for next week's US Open. Yet Querrey nearly saw his preparations come to an early end on Wednesday, struggling early before edging Finland's Jarkko Nieminen 4-6, 7-6 (7), 7-6 (12) to advance to the...
  • Tommy Haas, Juan Monaco advance at German Championships 17-07-2013 11:18 PM

    Hamburg, Germany: Tommy Haas outlasted qualifier Blaz Kavcic of Slovenia 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 on Wednesday to advance to the third round of the German Tennis Championships in Hamburg. The second-seeded Haas blew a 4-1 lead in the third set. But he held serve and broke to clinch the match when...
  • Monfils wins in Halle, says will skip Wimbledon 12-06-2013 10:28 PM

    Halle: Gael Monfils reached the Gerry Weber Open quarterfinals on Wednesday then announced he will miss Wimbledon. After defeating Czech qualifier Jan Hernych 6-2, 6-3, Monfils said he withdrew his request for a Wimbledon wild card because he had to deal with a personal problem that could not be delayed....
  • Gael Monfils beats 5th-seeded Milos Raonic at Halle 11-06-2013 10:06 PM

    Halle: Gael Monfils beat fifth-seeded Milos Raonic 6-4, 6-2 on Tuesday in the first round of the Gerry Weber Open. Monfils broke for 2-1 in the first set. He also went up a break at the start of the second set. Raonic put some pressure on Monfils in the final...
  • Gael Monfils beats Ernests Gulbis at French Open 29-05-2013 10:59 PM

    Paris: Gael Monfils advanced to the third round of the French Open by defeating Ernests Gulbis of Latvia 6-7 (5), 6-4, 7-6 (4), 6-2 on Wednesday. A former top 10 player, Monfils missed the French Open last year because of a right knee injury. His best showing at Roland Garros...
  • Montanes beats Monfils to win title at Nice Open 25-05-2013 11:07 PM

    Nice: Albert Montanes of Spain clinched his sixth title by defeating French wild-card entry Gael Monfils 6-0, 7-6 (3) in the final of the Nice Open on Saturday. The match was interrupted by rain at 4-0 in the first set, but that didn't seem to bother Montanes, who broke for...
  • Monfils, Montanes to meet in Nice Open final 25-05-2013 09:35 AM

    Nice: France's Gael Monfils beat Spain's Pablo Andujar 7-5, 6-4 in the Nice Open on Friday to advance to the final. Monfils will face Spain's Albert Montanes, a 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 winner over French wild-card entry Edouard Roger-Vasselin in the first semifinal in the clay-court warm-up tournament for the French...
  • Monfils to face Andujar in Nice semis 24-05-2013 08:54 AM

    Nice, France: Second-seeded Gilles Simon of France and third-seeded Sam Querrey of the United States were eliminated in the quarterfinals of the Open de Nice on Thursday. Spaniards Alberto Montanes and Pablo Andujar and Frenchmen Gael Monfils and Edouard Roger-Vasselin reached the last four. Wild-card entry Roger-Vasselin beat Querrey 3-6,...
  • Del Potro beats Monfils in Rotterdam 13-02-2013 08:50 AM

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