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Old 04-28-2008, 06:40 PM   #211
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There already is a sort of translation of the interview with the bets about the Fed match on the MC website, you don't need to translate it.

I have to say the "Medusa" comment is pretty much spot on, his hair does look very annoying in interviews, it would drive me nuts too!
But what's wrong with his necklace? He explained it last time in interviews: "It comes from my family, on my father's side. It's a sort of good luck charm. It's something with my father and my uncle Marius and another tennis player in Guadeloupe." He sometimes gets criticized for the most trivial things, really. Nobody cares about Jo's "good luck charm" earring, for example.
oki it's good to know
But i must confess that when i see is neck lace i was thinking of rugby (cf 15 de france) so... (but in this familly they seem to love number )
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WTA-stars posted it in the other thread, but we were lacking some essential informations about how he chatted her up at the Miami players party, etc. ^^
Thanks, he's so cute in the pics of him watching the matches! I joked last time about him having to watch the Fed Cup matches UZB-SLO, but he does seem interested.
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Interview service-volée avec Gaël Monfils
http://www.rolandgarros.com/fr_FR/ne...999309375.html
The English version doesn't seem to be available yet.
Glad to know his blog is his favourite website - but he's stopped blogging again since I mentioned it here!
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Truc, it is up in english as well. Like that he didn't throw anyone under the bus about which player is your favorite/least favorite. I have to admit I was taken aback by Cornet's answer and utterly confused by Dimitry Tursanov's answer.

Too cute with Dominika and him. Really would like to know how they hooked up as well.
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There were tons of articles about him in the past few days, it was really sick. ^^
I found two of them quite interesting in L'Equipe yesterday, Champion analyzing his game and an article about the "Gaelaxy".

Unfortunately, I don't know at all the tennis terminology, so the article about his game is really hard for me to translate. I gave it a try, though, I hope it's understandable!
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THIERRY CHAMPION analyse point par point le jeu explosif de son protégé.

Hier, c’était la journée des interviews pour Thierry Champion. Sollicité par tous les médias nationaux et internationaux pour évoquer son élève, le coach de Gaël Monfils n’avait pas une minute à lui. Avant la séance d’entraînement du jour, en début d’après-midi, il a pris le temps de s’asseoir pour analyser au microscope les progrès et qualités du plus inattendu des demi-finalistes du tournoi.
UNE ARME MAÎTRESSE, LE SERVICE
« Quand je suis revenu avec lui, son service était déjà comme ça. Il l’avait travaillé avec Tarik Benhabilès. Du bon boulot. En fait, le problème quand tu n’as pas joué pendant six mois, c’est de retrouver le rythme, donc le lancer de balle et l’équilibre. C’est un coup qu’on travaille régulièrement, pour que le lancer soit plus soutenu, un peu moins vers l’avant. C’est un atelier qu’on travaille tout le temps parce que je crois que ça doit devenir une arme maîtresse chez lui. Il peut beaucoup mieux servir qu’en ce moment. Il faut rendre sa première balle plus efficace et améliorer sa deuxième. Bizarrement, il ne sent pas son service slicé en ce moment, alors qu’à Marrakech il le sentait parfaitement. Là-bas, il pouvait servir quinze à vingt aces par match et vingt-cinq services gagnants. »
RETOUR (S) À L’ENVOYEUR
« Je l’ai toujours trouvé très fort en revers à hauteur d’épaule. Parce qu’il a de la force. Mais il y a un match révélateur. Contre Karlovic à Monte-Carlo, celui-ci ne lui a pas planté un seul ace, Gaël a touché TOUS ses services ! Sur les deuxièmes balles, je lui avais conseillé de ne pas trop reculer pour ne pas perdre de terrain. Eh bien, il a tout retourné ! Quand il veut prendre tôt au retour, il est très à l’aise côté revers. Il peut le frapper, comme il l’a montré contre Ferrer. Il peut même le suivre au filet parce qu’en deux enjambées il traverse le terrain. Il est plus gêné sur le coup droit. C’est un axe de travail important. Mais, quand on travaille le service, ça va souvent de pair avec le retour. »
L’AVENIR PASSE PAR L’AVANT
« Le jeu vers l’avant est une des bases de notre travail aujourd’hui. Quand il est arrivé à Marrakech, je lui ai demandé quels étaient ses matches références sur terre. Il m’a répondu : “ L’an dernier, à Roland-Garros, j’essayais de venir une fois par jeu au filet et j’y gagnais plein de points. ” On a reproduit le schéma dans ses sets d’entraînement. Il devait faire au moins une fois service-volée et venir au moins une fois au filet. Finalement, il a gagné Marrakech en ne faisant que ça ! En fait, ce qu’on a changé, c’est son positionnement dans le court. Gaël ne peut pas jouer sur sa ligne de fond de court. Parce que sa gestuelle de coup droit le lui interdit. Il part de trop haut, il enroule et, quand la balle lui arrive très vite, il n’a pas le temps de s’ajuster. Il lui faut trouver sa distance de frappe. Donc, on travaille beaucoup son transfert avant-arrière. Latéralement, il se sent bien. Mais, sur la longueur du terrain, il doit coller davantage à la balle. Si elle est longue, il doit reculer avec elle pour la frapper à bonne distance. Si elle est courte, il doit entrer dans le terrain et prendre du temps à l’adversaire. Sur ce tournoi, il arrive surtout à le faire sur les fins de set ou les fins de match. Le meilleur exemple, c’est son premier set contre Ferrer : il est en plein dedans, sans jamais surjouer. Seul bémol : jouer comme ça nécessite beaucoup de physique. Il faut donc travailler les deux aspects en parallèle. »
APPUIS : ÇA FAIT MAL
« Je veux le rendre plus agressif, mais il ne faut pas qu’il confonde vitesse et précipitation. Je veux qu’il se donne suffisamment de temps avec son oeil, puis avec ses jambes, pour arriver tôt sur la balle et avoir le temps de la frapper. C’est là que son coup droit va prendre toute son ampleur. Quand il lance son grand bras de levier avec du relâchement, il fait très, très mal. Mais il lui faut des appuis bien ancrés au sol, donc un peu de temps. Il faut qu’il soit stable. Je veux qu’il utilise son bras gauche pour trouver le bon équilibre. Qu’il soit équilibré, même en appuis ouverts. »
UNE BALLE DYNAMITE
« Sa qualité deballe est un peu comparable à celle de Nadal. Mais l’Espagnol est plus encore dans l’explosion. Ce qui est sûr, c’est que Gaël doit aller dans cette direction. La première fois que j’ai tapé avec lui, sa qualité de balle m’a estomaqué. Quand elle arrive dans la raquette, c’est du lourd. Elle tourne beaucoup mais il arrive tout de même à lui donner de la force. Pour deux raisons : 1) son énorme amplitude. Le chemin parcouru par la raquette se transforme en gifle ; 2) une souplesse du poignet qui lui permet de faire avancer la balle sans effort. Même 2,50 m derrière sa ligne de fond de court, il est capable de réussir des coups d’une lourdeur phénoménale. Peu de mecs sont capables de faire un coup gagnant d’aussi loin. Il peut lancer son coup droit très haut et frapper très fort. C’est très dur pour un joueur normal. Lui y arrive, en produisant un coup d’une violence incroyable. Son revers est plus classique, plus juste techniquement selon les canons en vigueur, mais il ne peut pas frapper aussi fort. On a travaillé le revers pour qu’il l’utilise autrement. Avant, il lâchait des mites, un peu au hasard. Moi, je voulais qu’il puisse travailler l’adversaire avec son revers comme il le fait avec son coup droit.À l’échange, le plus important, ce sont les changements de rythme. Il les contrôle mieux aujourd’hui. Ça fait un bien énorme à son jeu. »
LA DÉFENSE, C’EST L’ATTAQUE
« Il y a beaucoup de similitudes entre la défense de Nadal et celle de Gaël. Tous deux peuvent redonner de la puissance en étant très loin mais, surtout, ils sont très durs à prendre côté revers. Quand 99 % des joueurs vont jouer un revers slicé, eux parviennent à faire une glissade latérale avec la jambe gauche, à produire une rotation de l’épaule et à remettre. Serena Williams aussi a cet appui-là. C’est déroutant pour l’adversaire : il s’attend à un rebond à mi-court et il se retrouve avec un coup difficile à jouer. »
FINIE, LA DANSEUSE
« Le domaine dans lequel il a le plus progressé, sans que cela saute aux yeux, c’est le jeu au filet. Avant, c’était de la merde ! Sur un simple échauffement, il bradait ses volées. C’est pour cela qu’elles étaient techniquement mauvaises. C’était une vraie danseuse au filet. Il n’avait pas du tout une attitude de volleyeur. Tarik (Benhabilès) lui a fait du bien en lui faisant prendre conscience de ce défaut. Aujourd’hui, chaque seconde passée au filet est rentabilisée. Ça ressemble enfin à quelque chose. On en a aussi profité pour travailler son avancée. Quand il vient au filet, il y a désormais une vraie course. Sa volée est mieux tenue. Techniquement, elle est dix fois meilleure. »
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The arsenal of Monfils
THIERRY CHAMPION analyses the explosive game of his protégé.

MAIN WEAPON: THE SERVE
When I started working with him again, his serve already was like that. He had worked on it with Tarik Benhabilès. They did a good work. After a 6-month-break, the problem is to find back one’s rhythm, i.e. the ball toss and the balance. We regularly work on this shot so the ball toss is steadier, less ahead of him. It’s something we work on all the time because I mean it has to become a main weapon for him. He can serve much better than he is doing. His first serve should be more effective and he needs to improve his second serve. Strangely, he isn’t feeling his sliced serve so well at the moment, while he had a great feeling for that shot in Marrakech. He was able to serve 15-20 aces and 25 serve winners per match 2 weeks ago in Morocco.
RETURN
I’ve always thought he was very good on high balls on his backhand side. Because he’s strong. There is a revealing match: Karlovic in Monte-Carlo didn’t hit one single ace against him. Gaël reached ALL his serves! I had told him not to stay too far behind his baseline on the second serves, and it didn’t prevent him from returning all the serves! When he wants to take the ball early, he feels very at ease on the backhand side. He can really strike the ball on his return, he showed it again against Ferrer. He can also follow his return to the net because he needs only two big steps to reach the net. He has more problems on his forehand side. It’s an important thing to improve. But when we work on the serve, we often work on the return too.
MOVE HIS GAME FORWARD
The game forward is a main line for us now. When he arrived in Marrakech, I asked him about his reference matches on clay. He answered: ‘Last year, in Roland-Garros, when I tried to come to the net once in every game. I won tons of points that way.’ We did it again in practice sets. He had to play serve & volley at least once and come to the net at least once. And he ended up winning Marrakech doing that all the time!
We’ve changed his positioning on the court. Gaël can not play standing on his baseline. Because his forehand motion doesn’t allow him to do it. It is too high at the beginning, he "rolls" his forehand and when the ball goes very fast, he doesn’t have enough time to adjust. He needs to find the good distance to hit the ball. That’s why we work a lot on his movement backwards. He has the right feeling for the lateral movements. But he needs to move more with the ball back & forwards. If the ball is long, he has to step back first so he can hit it at the right distance. If the ball is short, he has to enter the court and catch the opponent on the hop. He managed to do it sometimes during this tournament, especially at the end of a set or a match. The first set against Ferrer was the best example: he was totally into it, never overdid it. The only reservation is that this kind of game requires a perfect condition. So he has to work in that regard too.
THE FOOTWORK
I want him to be more aggressive, but he must take care not to mix up speed and haste. He needs to take enough time, with his eye, and then with his legs, to reach the ball on time and strike it so his forehand will reach all his fullness. When he kicks his long arm with a lever motion and with enough relaxation, that shot can really, really hurt. But he needs to have the feet firmly on the ground in order to do it, which means he needs to have enough time. He has to be steady. I want him to use his left arm to find the right balance. He needs a good balance, even in open stance.
SHOTS LIKE DYNAMITE
His shots are a bit comparable with those of Nadal, but Nadal has more explosiveness. That’s the way Gaël needs to go. The first time I played with him, I was flabbergasted. When the ball hits your racquet, it’s really heavy. The ball revolves a lot, but he manages to give his shots a lot of power. Two reasons: 1) the huge amplitude of his shots which allows him to really "smack" the ball; 2) the flexibility of his wrist so he can speed up the ball effortlessly. Even when he is 2,5 meters behind his baseline, he’s able to hit incredibly heavy shots. Few guys are able to hit winners from that position. He can lash his forehand very high and hit the ball very hard. It’s very difficult to do for a normal player. He can do it, and it gives his shots an incredible intensity.
His backhand is more classic, more in accordance with the technical standards, but he can’t hit it as hard as the forehand. We worked on it so he uses his backhand in a different way. He used to hit winners a bit randomly. I would like him to pressurize the opponent on his backhand side the way he does it with his forehand. The changes of pace are the most important thing in rallies. He controls them better now. It does his game really good.
DEFENSE/ATTACK
There are a lot of similarities between Nadal’s and Gaël’s defense. Both can put a lot of power again in their shots even when they’re standing very far back and they both are very tough to catch on their backhand side. When 99% of the players will play a sliced backhand, they manage to slide laterally on their left leg with a turnover of the shoulder to play the ball back. Serena Williams also has this ability. It’s disconcerting for the opponent: he expects a ball mid-court and has a tough shot to play.
NO "DANCING" ANYMORE
The game at the net is the area where he has improved the most, even if it’s not so obvious. It used to be really shit! Even during the warming-up, he wasn’t taking it seriously. That’s why his volleys were technically bad. He was dancing at the net. He wasn’t looking at all like a volleyer. Tarik helped him and made him realize that problem. Now he makes the best use of every second spent at the net. His volleys finally look like volleys. We also worked on his movement forwards. He really runs now when he comes to the net. His volley is firmer. Technically, it’s ten times better.

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And the "Gaëlaxy" thing. Not everything is interesting, but there are a few nice stories.

His first coach says he will never be consistent because he will never have a "monastic" life. He loves other things too much (his friends, music, girls...) So don't be too harsh with him when he has weaker periods, he says.

Jo: The first time he saw Gaël, he was 10-11 years old and looked like Steve Urkel (he was wearing suspenders, had huge glasses and a very small head). Jo was stunned by Gaël's showman personality. At the cafeteria of the INSEP, Gaël was climbing on the table to sing in front of everybody. "You say he has calmed down a lot during the tournament?? But since when? Just one week ago then?"

Borfiga who was Gaël's coach when he was 15-18 years old says he's much more serious than people think, but it's true Borfiga has never "bawled out" a player as much as he did with Gaël. "In the Junior semi-final at the Australian Open, he was leading 6-2 5-1 40-0. He served a first serve at 200 km/h which was completely out and tried an ace on his second serve. Same on the second matchpoint. So I stood up and screamed: 'Now you better stop messing around!!' He pushed his next serve in and the other guy was so surprised that he missed his return."

Marx (Borfiga's assistant) admits he sometimes was worried about him because Gaël completely messed up some training sessions and matches, but he also always bounced back. Gaël told them: 'The coaches are training me, but I also train my coaches!' It was not an easy time for him because the other guys thought he was a bit stupid, whilst his coaches could see he was intelligent and he had a real plan and big ambitions.

Etc. etc. Of course they also ask the father ^^, his girls, French basket-ball players and athlets he apparently keeps badgering to do some challenges with him (basket, breakdance, etc.)
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And the "Gaëlaxy" thing. Not everything is interesting, but there are a few nice stories.

His first coach says he will never be consistent because he will never have a "monastic" life. He loves other things too much (his friends, music, girls...) So don't be too harsh with him when he has weaker periods, he says.

Jo: The first time he saw Gaël, he was 10-11 years old and looked like Steve Urkel (he was wearing suspenders, had huge glasses and a very small head). Jo was stunned by Gaël's showman personality. At the cafeteria of the INSEP, Gaël was climbing on the table to sing in front of everybody. "You say he has calmed down a lot during the tournament?? But since when? Just one week ago then?"

Borfiga who was Gaël's coach when he was 15-18 years old says he's much more serious than people think, but it's true Borfiga has never "bawled out" a player as much as he did with Gaël. "In the Junior semi-final at the Australian Open, he was leading 6-2 5-1 40-0. He served a first serve at 200 km/h which was completely out and tried an ace on his second serve. Same on the second matchpoint. So I stood up and screamed: 'Now you better stop messing around!!' He pushed his next serve in and the other guy was so surprised that he missed his return."

Marx (Borfiga's assistant) admits he sometimes was worried about him because Gaël completely messed up some training sessions and matches, but he also always bounced back. Gaël told them: 'The coaches are training me, but I also train my coaches!' It was not an easy time for him because the other guys thought he was a bit stupid, whilst his coaches could see he was intelligent and he had a real plan and big ambitions.

Etc. etc. Of course they also ask the father ^^, his girls, French basket-ball players and athlets he apparently keeps badgering to do some challenges with him (basket, breakdance, etc.)
Gael! This just cheered me up today, still a bit of a hangover from the semi-final, and utter disappointment in the final. (though I wasn't particularly rooting for one or the other, I just wanted to see a high quality/ exciting match)

It is so strange, don't know what Borfiga looks like, but I can totally imagine this event in my head.
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Does anyone have this interview in which he says he has a hard-on playing the semi final please ?
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He said he wants to win the semi-final because it's his destiny to have a hard-on playing the final of Roland-Garros:
"ça fait quand même 21 ans que je suis conçu pour bander à ce moment-là, je ne vais pas laisser passer !"
http://www.rolandgarros.com/fr_FR/ne...608016546.html

(They censored it in the English translation. "You know, I've been practicing for years for this moment, so I don't want to miss it". He definitely said the part with the hard-on in French, it was quoted in many articles.)

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Here's the Gaëlaxie article in another format because somebody told me he couldn't open the pdf-file:


Some comments of his other friends:
Diaw (a French basket-ball player, he was attending his matches with his "clan") confirms Gaël knows absolutely everything about basket-ball (well, he always says he loves basket and never watches tennis...) Gaël was always badgering him to play basket-ball together, so he finally agreed - and he was a bit disappointed! It was a complete beatdown, while Gaël seemed so sure he is able to vie with pros.
Demonière (French sprinter) says Gaël often comes to their training and wants to jump with them, but he really can't compete with them, he hasn't the same explosiveness. Demonière means he would be a good 400 m specialist because he's tough.
Doucouré (110 m hurdles) confirms he's badgering them all the time (he must quite a pain in the neck sometimes!) and says Gaël is an eccentric, but in a good way. He is "a player, with a killer face, but always smiling".
Domi says he's the funniest person she has ever met.
The father says they speak creole with him so other people around don't understand what they say. They call him a "soldier" ("Allez soldat!" they say during the matches to cheer him up.)
And he is always too late - he has "his own sense of time".

But my favourite story also is the one with Borfiga, 2more2go, I can totally imagine the scene too!

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There is an article in The Figaro who makes a parrallel with the new "triplette" Tsonga / Gasquet / Monfils and the previous generations led by Grosjean / Clement / Santoro ....
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Le tennis français tourne la page

Après l'entrée de Gasquet dans le top 10 mondial en juillet dernier et la finale de Tsonga à Melbourne en janvier, la demi-finale de Monfils à Paris confirme la prise de pouvoir du jeune trio.

Une génération s'efface. Une autre prend le pouvoir. L'avenir et même le présent appartiennent désormais aux Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, 23 ans, Richard Gasquet, bientôt 22, et Gaël Monfils, toujours 21. Car si les Michaël Llodra et Paul-Henri Mathieu ont probablement encore de belles années devant eux, les Santoro, Grosjean et autres Clément ont franchi le cap de la trentaine. S'il est un peu tôt pour dresser le bilan de leur carrière, aucun d'entre eux n'a remporté de tournoi majeur, Clément a joué une finale à Melbourne alors que Sébastien Grosjean s'est hissé jusqu'à la 4e place mondiale et a joué la finale du Masters. Leur époque, en revanche, a vu la France remporter la Coupe Davis en 2001 et jouer deux finales en 1999 et 2002.

Monfils, Gasquet et Tsonga ont encore du chemin à faire pour atteindre ces résultats. Mais bien qu'ils soient encore très jeunes, ils ont donné quelques gages de leurs possibilités. Tsonga a déjà disputé une finale de Grand Chelem, Gasquet a atteint la septième place mondiale, joué une demi-finale de Grand Chelem et le Masters. Monfils a maintenant découvert également les charmes d'une demi-finale majeure. En Coupe Davis, en revanche, tout reste à construire pour cette triplette, qui entretient en dehors du court le type de relation amicale qui peut permettre de cimenter une grande équipe.

Et c'est une excellente nouvelle pour la France, parce que, potentiellement, les capacités de ce trio sont supérieures à celles de leurs aînés. «Ils sont extrêmement talentueux, chacun des trois est capable de gagner un Grand Chelem», affirme Arnaud Boetsch, commentateur à Roland-Garros pour France Télévisions quand il n'officie pas auprès de Roger Federer pour le compte de Rolex. «Ils ont en commun d'avoir un potentiel illimité et ils peuvent devenir plus forts que ceux qui les ont précédés», ajoute Éric Deblicker, qui a entraîné Richard Gasquet pendant trois ans et demi et suivi les deux autres lorsqu'il était à la tête du tennis masculin pour le compte de la FFT.

Trois joueurs bien différents

«Cela va être intéressant de voir ce que le futur va réserver au tennis français», remarquait Roger Federer, au lendemain de son succès aux dépens de Gaël Monfils en demi-finale de Roland-Garros. «Gaël est un très bon joueur, poursuivait le numéro un mondial. C'est ce que je dis depuis ma première confrontation avec lui. Lorsque l'on est parvenu en demi-finale d'un grand tournoi, on veut rééditer cette expérience parce que c'est énorme. Et je pense que cela va l'aider.»

Si Monfils vient de rejoindre Gasquet et Tsonga dans le club des demi-finalistes de Grand Chelem, les deux autres ne demandent qu'à régler leurs problèmes physiques pour faire de nouveau monter les enchères. Pour Tsonga, l'enjeu est de se remettre correctement de son opération au genou, pour pouvoir jouer l'US Open comme il l'espère et revenir à son niveau sur une longue durée.

«Je ne vois pas pourquoi il ne pourrait pas être dans les quatre ou cinq meilleurs joueurs du monde», remarquait la semaine dernière Darren Cahill, l'ancien entraîneur de Lleyton Hewitt et Andre Agassi, impressionné par la quinzaine du Manceau à Melbourne. «Il émane de Jo une sérénité explosive», ajoute Éric Deblicker. «Jo est un peu différent des autres, il représente un souffle d'oxygène pour le tennis français», remarque Arnaud Boetsch. L'ancien numéro un français voit chez l'actuel Richard Gasquet «des complexités qui lui sont propres» et qui expliquent peut-être ses récentes difficultés physiques et mentales. «Richard a pris conscience depuis un certain temps qu'il devait beaucoup travailler», insiste Éric Deblicker.

S'ils réussissent tous les trois à briller au plus haut niveau, ces trois joueurs aux qualités et aux tempéraments bien différents pourront également partager entre eux le fardeau constitué par les attentes de l'extérieur et la pression qui en découle. «La pression est plus facile à supporter quand on la vit de façon positive, suggère Arnaud Boetsch. Mais elle fait de toute façon partie du jeu. » Et ils devront composer avec.
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There already is a thread about it in GM, I hope everybody has seen Gaëlou was voted by the RG ballkids for the French Tennis Magazine as the 2nd nicest player?
http://www.menstennisforums.com/showthread.php?t=125477
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Gael will be au "grand journal" de canal+ demain soir.
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