• Monfils end of season comes early

    10/19/12 9:22 PM | Johan Lindahl
    Monfils end of season comes early The continuing knee-injury dramas of Gael Monfils have forced the Frenchman to end his season early after crashing out in the first round of the Stockholm Open.

    The world No 47, who has had months of intermittent ATP play due to knee problems, has finally packed it in for 2012.

    "He doesn't have a problem with his knee but we decided there was no point in playing the rest of the year. We have already turned our attention to 2013," Monfils' coach Patrick Chamagne told AFP.

    The flamboyant shotmaker and crowd-pleaser won the Swedish event in 2011 but had little to offer in his three-set loss to a local wild card Patrik Rosenholm, ranked 436th. Monfils had only returned to the courts after a lengthy summer pause where he missed the French Open, Wimbledon, Olympics and US Open.

    Only a month previously, Monfils reached the quarterfinals in Bangkok while apparently playing in some pain. The one-time world No. 7 skipped the Shanghai Masters and had been hoping to defend his title in Stockholm - but to no avail.

    Find the latest tennis odds at

Tell a friend »


Current ATP-rankings

1. Djokovic 12 500 pts
2. Murray 8 750 pts
3. Federer 8 670 pts
4. Ferrer 6 970 pts
5. Nadal 6 385 pts

Unibet Mobile prematch,live betting

Unibet Mobile betting Unibet Mobile betting

Scan QR code to access Unibet mobile.
Bet on Sports wherever you are and whenever you like, with Unibet's quick and simple mobile client you can place bets, check results and see live odds.
 For more info about QR codes & scanners click here.

ATP Calendar


Recommend Tennistalk

Follow us

Follow Tennistalk on Facebook Follow Tennistalk on Twitter

Tell a friend

Your name:

Friend's name:

Friend's email:

Other tennis links