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Is this the best chance for Monfils to make a final in a slam?

  • Yes, he will be a French hero, then he subsequently loses to Nadal in 3.

    Votes: 6 13.3%
  • No, he will lose to JesusFed.

    Votes: 13 28.9%
  • He will beat Fed, but Circus will be too strong for him to carry motivation through 6 rounds.

    Votes: 26 57.8%
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Gael Monfils is a french player and fooking legend from Circus Alley. However, if he focuses enough on the match, most of the players don't stand a chance against him. His best result was a SF against Federer in 2008, and Federer screwed him over and over in next few years. Last year he lost after giving a shit only for the 2 sets to Murray after perfectly performed tank of the century in the fifth set. Many tank experts including me think he lost because he knew that Nadal was too strong for him in SF and the circus needed someone who can jump through the fire circle.

This year the situation is different. He gets a cake draw till 4th round, than a GrandpaFed, who he humiliated in their last 2 encounters, so surely he is the favorite. Then a QF against some mug, because Wawrinka will lose to that mug earlier. The biggest obstacle is the semifinal, because his game against Berdych is effective like a splash from Magikarp. However, Berdych will likely face some tough opposition and Monfils can face either Nishikori, or his biggest clownemy, Fabio Fognini.

Is this the best chance for the French entertainer to get to the final on his home soil?

 

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Also this is fantastic chance for Nishikori and Wawrinka to get them second GS final.
 

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Never going to get better than the 2014 USO.

I could totally see him beating Fed and then giving some horrific performance in the QFs Or he'll just play a crushing 5 setter vs. Fed to lose. Either outcome is a real possibility.
 

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Where is the option to beat Fed and lose to No1e in the final? That is what is hopefully going to happen.
 

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Where is the option to beat Fed and lose to No1e in the final? That is what is hopefully going to happen.
Sorry, my mistake, should've written Nadal/Djokovic/Murray in the first post. Vote for the first option if you think that he will lose in the final to Novak.
 

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Kinda hard to have much faith in Monfils. Last year's RG, Murray can barely run in 5th set, and Monfils gets bagelled ..... or more accurately, bagels himself. The most ludicrous thing I've ever seen on a tennis court.

Then last year's UO, routining Federer, chokes insanely, df df to break himself, and has a humungous meltdown.
 

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A Monfils-Wawrinka match would be nice, I was waiting for it at the Davis cup final, but it'd be awesome here as well.
 

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Don't forget US Open 2014. Who knows what a GOATing Monfils could have done against a GOATing Cilic.

You have not seen his opponents well Diego ,Cuevas for sure are great clay players and could give him a good fight as Gilermo Garcia Lopez did it.
Federer is in good form now and his back is okay not like it was in DC last year or like it was in MC for Fed' second match on clay. For sure that is not going to happen 3x in row.
 

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Never going to get better than the 2014 USO.

I could totally see him beating Fed and then giving some horrific performance in the QFs Or he'll just play a crushing 5 setter vs. Fed to lose. Either outcome is a real possibility.
Monfils is a good player but lacks the CONSISTENCY TO BE A SLAM WINNER. There's A FINE LINE between being a slam winner and not. That's why we revere multi slam winners so much.

They're A RARE BREED. Players who can raise their level of play for two weeks in a best of five.
 

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Monflis v Murray in that last set was so funny, I just couldn't stop laughing
 

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Naa, like others have said, his best chance was USO 2014 and he messed it up >_<...

I don't see him beating Federer here if he makes it to round 4, if he wins that would mean he beat Federer 3 times in a row and I don't see that happening, would love to be proven wrong though but I'm not getting my hopes up, every time I do he never delivers, expect the unexpected with La Monf.
 
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