Gael Monfils vs Matteo Berrettini LIVE: Australian Open Latest Updates

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Follow all the action from another exciting day at the Australian Open as the quarterfinals kick off in Melbourne.

Rafael Nadal has already secured his place in the semi-finals with a memorable five-set win over young Canadian Denis Shapovalov. The Spaniard, who is trying to capitalize on the absence of Novak Djokovic to win a record 21st men’s grand slam, now faces the winner of Gael Monfils and Matteo Berrettini in the semi-finals.

In women’s singles, Madison Keys inflicted a thrilling defeat to No. 4 Barbora Krejcikova, with a set win that secured the American her first Grand Slam semifinal since 2018. That was followed by another clinical appearance from Ashleigh Barty, who defeated Jessica Pegula 6-2 6-0 to reach the final four on home soil for the second time. There was more reason for Australian celebrations earlier on Tuesday, when the double pair of Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis secured their place in the semi-finals.

Follow the latest action and stay informed about the results of the Australian Open below:

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Australian Open 2022: Monfils 3-2 Berrettini

Berrettini then loses the first two points on his serve and is under serious pressure at 0-30. However, Monfils then makes two mistakes with his backhand to get the game back on track. Berrettini digs out another great first serve, but Monfils fights back to deuce him, plunging into a poorly executed serve and volleying with an easy passing shot down the line.

… And Monfils breaks! The second of two fine forehand winners nearly cut the line to decide the game. Berrettini was already pumping because he thought the ball had gone long.

Tom KershawJanuary 25, 2022 12:45 pm

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Australian Open 2022: Monfils 2-2 Berrettini

Monfils loves to pressure Berrettini again. The Frenchman has been brilliant since the start of the last set, while Berrettini’s level has certainly faded a bit.

Tom KershawJanuary 25, 2022 12:39 PM

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Australian Open 2022: Monfils 1-2 Berrettini

A stunning Monfils forehand down the line is the pick of shots in the third game, but it’s really a routine job for Berrettini, who closes it off with another ace.

Tom KershawJanuary 25, 2022 12:34 PM

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Australian Open 2022: Monfils 1-1 Berrettini

Berrettini loses a long duel of backhand slices at 15-15 when the opportunity arose to gain a foothold in the game. But Monfils wanders wide with a forehand at 30-30 to give Berrettini hope for a break again. A great serve, however, helps to extinguish it, and it’s an honor even at the start of the fourth.

Tom KershawJanuary 25, 2022 12:32

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Australian Open 2022: Monfils 0-1 Berrettini

Berrettini races to 40-0 in his opening serve play, but then seems to become hesitant, with a bad backhand foul taking it all the way back to deuce. Monfils then produces a stunning winner, crushing a forehand down the line after a grueling rally to reach the breaking point. Berrettini regains his serve when it matters, however, to win the next three consecutive points and hold the hold.

Tom KershawJanuary 25, 2022 12:27 PM

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Australian Open 2022: Monfils 6-3 Berrettini

Monfils holds to 15 to win the set! He raises his arms again to the crowd and demands their applause. It’s after midnight in Melbourne and we’re going to a fourth set.

Tom KershawJanuary 25, 2022 12:17 PM

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Australian Open 2022: Monfils 5-2 Berrettini

The momentum has reversed and Monfil’s fist pumps to the crowd after two huge serves to start the game. Berrettini then takes an aggressive cross-court forehand that wanders inches wide from the tramline. Monfils closes the game with another huge cheer in Melbourne. The public wants this match to be long and it looks like we’ll have at least a fourth set.

Tom KershawJanuary 25, 2022 12:12 PM

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Australian Open 2022: Monfils 4-2 Berrettini

Monfils brings Berrettini back to 0-30 on service, but Berrettini produces a superb service of 132 mp/h that clamps the outside of the line. He’s been so good at that when he’s under pressure all match, but then a very sloppy forehand strays wide and yields two breakpoints. Berrettini misses his first serve this time, but Monfils grabs on the second and hits the net with a forehand. He squats and screams in frustration. But on the second break point, Berrettini makes a double fault!

Tom KershawJanuary 25, 2022 12:08

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Australian Open 2022: Monfils 3-2 Berrettini

A good grip on the love for Monfils immediately puts Berrettini under pressure again. The problem is that the Italian’s service is almost unstoppable during this match.

Tom KershawJanuary 25, 2022 12:03 PM

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Australian Open 2022: Monfils 2-2 Berrettini

A really bad Berrettini forehand clamps the net with Monfils way out of position. The Frenchman has put a lot of pressure on Berrettini’s service this game and now has a chance to break. However, the Italian delivers a massive 200kph service and there’s little Monfils can do to fend that off. Another huge service tops it off well. It’s so disheartening for Monfils, who does everything he can to keep the dots alive, but more often than not in vain.

Tom KershawJanuary 25, 2022 12:01 PM

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