In a 5 set match, the french takes the pass to the next round in Roland Garros. Leaving behind the number 5 seed Tomas Berdych.
Monfils, the world No 81, prevailed in front of an ecstatic Court Philippe Chatrier crowd after four hours three minutes.
The Frenchman, who reached the semi-finals at Roland Garros in 2008 and missed last year’s event because of a knee injury, wrapped up the match with his fourth match point when Berdych sent a backhand long.
May 27, Completed