Gael Monfils is widely considered to be the best trick shot artist in tennis. At this week’s ATP tournament in Halle, Germany he did it again with a totally unnecessary yet impressive shot (see the GIF below). Video of the shot is exploding all over the web but it’s not even his best trick, see our latest Supercut Compilation for a collection of his greatest hits.
It's good to have Gael Monfils healthy again.
The vibrant French tennis star, known for his on-court antics, was at it again Friday at the Gerry Weber Open, giving this trick shot a try in his match against Tommy Haas:
We would call the gratuitous display showboating, but as you can see, Monfils lost the point. And the match, in three sets.
Monfils, once a top 10 player, battled...
Gael Monfils of France served 15 aces to beat John Blake of the United States 7-6 (5), 7-5 in the first round of the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships on Monday.
Blake, once ranked No. 4, played his 51st match at River Oaks Country Club where he is a crowd favorite but Monfils won cheers for his performance in his first match in the city.
Monfils, who played in only 10 tournaments...
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April 08, 2013
Gael Monfils is one of the more athletic tennis pros in the world today and he shows a litle bit of his skill with this winning trick shot against Juan Martin del Potro in Rotterdam on
Tuesday. Just the best shot of 2013 hands down. Don't even try to beat it Nadal. Video is below of the between the legs winner.
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January means contract changes. First up, a tamer looking Gael Monfils has moved from K-Swiss, long hair and biceps in reveal. Looking forward to seeing what rolls out.
The French newspaper L’Equipe is reporting on its website that the right knee injury which prompted Frenchman Gael Monfils’ withdrawal from the Japan Open may endanger his career.
Monfils’ coach Patrick Chamagne told the paper: “If all turns wrong, it’s possible Gael played his last pro match. We have absolutely no idea if surgery will work or not.”
Gael Monfils’ comeback from a knee injury won’t start at the Winston-Salem Open after all.
The 25-year-old Frenchman informed tournament director Bill Oakes that he will be unable to compete in the second annual tournament, which starts with qualifying on Saturday and the Main Draw on Sunday at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex.
Monfils hasn’t played competitively since...
Top-seed Gael Monfils has withdrawn from the SAP Open because of right knee inflammation, even though he never played a meaningful match in San Jose.
The Frenchman said Wednesday night he also plans to withdraw from next week's ATP Tour stop in Memphis and take a brief break from tennis. He will have an MRI on both knees when he returns home.
Monfils had been scheduled to play...
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February 16, 2012