US Open men • 1st Round

Facundo Bagnis - Gaël Monfils
US Open men - 28 August 2018

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Bagnis (4)6-7 6-3 0-6 0-6 Monfils -

Two bagels to finish, and after a minor scare and some major entertainment, Monfils is through to meet Nishikori or Marterer.


Bagnis (4)6-7 6-3 0-6 0-3 Monfils -

Bagnis is finished. He's still trying, but has run out of pop and a double fault seals another break for Monfils.


Bagnis (4)6-7 6-3 0-6 0-2 Monfils -

A love consolidation for Monfils. This is surely did.


Bagnis (4)6-7 6-3 0-6 0-1 Monfils -

They don't take the full ten minutes and when they come back, Monfils breaks to 30, another unforced error sealing the deal. Bagnis will have to go some to come back from here - he's lost seven games on the spin.


Bagnis (4)6-7 6-3 0-6 Monfils -

Monfils cleans up the set and laughs when the umpire asks if he wants a break. Bagnis, though, perhaps misses a trick by not insisting - he makes do with a change of sock. But what's this?! They change their mind and walk off laughing.


Bagnis (4)6-7 6-3 0-3 Monfils -

That was quick. Monfils breaks again, to love - sealing the deal with a trademark jumpman smash - and Bagnis has a problem.


Bagnis (4)6-7 6-3 0-2 Monfils -

Suddenly Bagnis is frustrated, throwing away 0-30 and losing the game via deuce. Monfils isn't playing especially well, but he's just got that little bit of extra class.


Bagnis (4)6-7 6-3 0-1 Monfils -

Gah! Not only does Bagnis cede an immediate break, but he hands it over with a double fault!


Bagnis (4)6-7 6-3 Monfils -

Bagnis gets to 15-30 and a forehand into the corner cramps Monfils, who find the net to cede two set points. He saves the first, but a wild backhand, from the backhand corner, flies sown the line and out!


Bagnis (4)6-7 5-3 Monfils -

Magnis consolidates without much fuss and is now a game away from squaring the match. It's not quite happening for Monfils at the moment.


Bagnis (4)6-7 4-3 Monfils -

Monfils finds himself facing three break-points and saves the first, but a booming topspin forehand is enough to win Bagnis the second!


Bagnis (4)6-7 2-2 Monfils -

Bagnis isn't going away, but Monfils is still looking pretty solid on serve.


Bagnis (4)6-7 Monfils -

A lovely backhand volley from on top of the net sees Monfils clinch a breaker that looked for a moment as though it was going to run away from him.