US Open 2021: Monfils made the IMPOSSIBLE against Coria!

On the hard-courts of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (Flushing Meadows, New York), the matches of the highly anticipated US Open 2021 are being played, the last Grand Slam of the season, during which there will be the absences of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams.

In the first round match of the men’s singles, Gael Monfils beat Federico Coria for 6-3 6-2 6-2. In the second set, on the score of 6-3 2-2 (40-40), the Frenchman made the impossible: after a long rally controlled by his opponent Argentinian, La Monf subverted the results of the rally, playing a crazy dropshot and a sensational lob, showing once again his qualities around the net.

In the other matches, wins came for Kei Nishikori, Matteo Berrettini, Denis Shapovalov, Ashleigh Barty, Karolina Pliskova, Belinda Bencic, Iga Swiatek, Petra Kvitova and Bianca Andreescu.