Watch: Gael Monfils ends US Open match with fancy 360 putaway
Gael Monfils closed out his second-round win over Marius Copil at the US Open on Thursday night with a flourish.
Monfils had his second match point opportunity and was looking to put things away. He served out wide, forcing Copil to save the ball with a lob. Rather than just put away an easy overhead, Monfils decided to get fancy and did a 360 shot. Take a look:
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The fancy finish was a continuation of cool shots Monfils had early in the match. Take a look at this one from the first set:
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The Frenchman won easily 6-3, 6-2, 6-2. He will face Denis Shapovalov in the third round.
Tip via Tennisdude