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Monfils match suspended by night at French

Monfils match suspended by night at French

Local favorite Gael Monfils of France survived three match points in a second round thrilling match against Fabio Fognini that was suspended because of darkness on Wednesday at the French Open.
Play was halted shortly before 10:00PM local time (2000 GMT) at 5-5 in the fifth set.
The 13th-seeded Monfils, who won the first two sets before letting the 92nd-ranked Italian come back in the match, saved three match points in the 10th game of the fifth set.
Fognini was handed a penalty point before the start of the ninth game in the decider for his refusal to play because of darkness.


Updated : 2021-03-01 18:26 GMT+08:00