Switzerland, France and Italy Stage Comebacks to Clinch Berths in Davis Cup Semis

  (April 6, 2014) France, Italy and the Czech Republic each had to rally from 1-2 down going into Sunday’s play in Davis Cup and each team won their final two rubbers to join the Czech Republic in the semifinals which will take place September 12-14. France came back from a 0-2 deficit on Friday to beat Germany, closing out the tie on Sunday with wins from Jo-Wilfried Tsonga...
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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

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Gael Monfils has withdrawn from next week's Heineken Open ATP tennis tournament in Auckland, citing fatigue.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

Gael Monfils: Tennis Trick Shot Ninja

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. 
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June 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Monfils pulls off trick shot, then loses

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...
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June 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Gael Monfils With Rare Under the Legs Winner in Tennis Match (Video)

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. Check out our Home Page for more stories and follow...
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February 13, 2013  |  Discuss

French Paper Reports Monfils’ Knee Injury Could Endanger Career

Gael Monfils 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.” Monfils...
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October 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Monfils withdraws from San Jose with knee injury

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  |  Discuss

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