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newstennisa year ago

VIDEO | Gael Monfils pulls off incredible no-look, behind the back, passing winner from the baseline at Halle

Whenever Gael Monfils takes the court, we know he is not the favorite most of the time but his antics draw fans’ eyes nonetheless. Today, at Halle, the Frenchman pulled off one of the most ridiculous no-look, behind the back, passing winner that we have ever seen against Pierre-Hugues Herbert.
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newstennis2 years ago

WATCH | Djokovic asks umpire to swap challenge with Monfils after officiating gaffe

Sportsmanship is a huge part of any sport but tennis is the only sport where fans see it occur time and time again. Today, at the Australian Open, Novak Djokovic showed it again as he asked the chair umpire to take one of his reviews after Gael Monfils had lost his due to an umpiring error.
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newstennis3 years ago

US Open| Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna progress as Maria Sharapova crashes out in pre-quarter finals

Indian aces Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna advanced to the quarter finals after their respective wins in the women’s doubles and mixed doubles event. Maria Sharapova’s winning run came to a shuddering halt as she went down 5-7 6-4 6-2 to Latvia’s Anastasija Sevastova in the pre-quarter finals.
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newstennis3 years ago

WATCH | Gael Monfils saves 3 match points to secure a win

Gael Monfils was at his exceptional best in the last and deciding tie breaker set against Kei Nishikori in the round of 32 at the ongoing Rogers Cup. Not only did the Frenchman manage to save three match points he finally also managed to convert a match point of his own with some power hitting.
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newstennis3 years ago

Citi Open | Yuki Bhambri reaches the second round as Ramkumar Ramanathan crashes out

Yuki Bhambri progressed to the second round of the Citi Open with an easy 7-5, 2-0 win over American Stefan Kozlov as top seeded Ramkumar Ramanathan was stunned 4-6, 1-6 by Argentine Guido Pella. Bhambri will next take on sixth seeded Frenchman Gael Monfils in the second round.
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newstennis3 years ago

Wimbledon 2017 | The gifs that keep on giffing - Round 3

The first week of the 2017 Wimbledon concluded yesterday, but it gave the tennis fanatics some memorable moments to cherish. Federer and Djokovic were at it once again while the ever entertaining Gael Monfils produced a few moments of magic to light up the tournament and enthrall the audience.
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newstennis3 years ago

WATCH | Gael Monfils' stunning roundhouse backhand at Wimbledon

France's Gael Monfils was at his innovative best against his compatriot Adrian Mannarino when the World No.14 spun 360 degrees around to come up with an exceptional backhand during his round of 32 clash at Wimbledon. However, the 30-year old lost the match 6-7, 6-4, 7-5, 3-6, 2-6 and was eliminated.
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reporttennis3 years ago

Tennis Roundup | Novak Djokovic clinches Aegon International; Yuichi Sugita bags maiden ATP World Tour crown

Novak Djokovic found some good form ahead of Wimbledon by beating Gael Monfils 6-3 6-4 to win the Aegon International in Eastbourne. Meanwhile, Japanese Yuichi Sugita claimed his first ATP World Tour title as he beat Adrian Mannarino 6-1, 7-6(4) to win the Antalya Open.
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reporttennis3 years ago

Aegon International | Novak Djokovic sets up final date with Gael Monfils

Top seed Novak Djokovic showed signs of coming back to form as he reached the final of the Aegon International with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Daniil Medvedev, where he will face Gael Monfils. Frenchman Monfils beat his compatriot Richard Gasquet 6-2, 6-7 (7-9), 7-6 (7-4) to make it to Sunday's final.
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newstennis3 years ago

WATCH | Top three shots of day three at the French Open

The second grand slam of the season is warming up, as the third day of the French Open witnessed some exciting tennis. The clash between Gael Monfils and Dustin Brown, for one, saw some exquisite shot making, including two phenomenal shots in one rally. Here are the day's top three shots:
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