US Open

Monfils cruises into US Open QF

2016-09-04 19:28
Gael Monfils (AFP)

New York - French 10th seed Gael Monfils reached the quarter-finals of the US Open for the third time on Sunday with a 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 victory over Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis.

Monfils, whose lone Grand Slam semi-final appearance came at the French Open back in 2008, next faces either fourth-seeded Spaniard Rafael Nadal, a two-time champion, or compatriot Lucas Pouille as three French men battled Sunday for places in the last eight.

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