French Open: Andy Murray Wins Five Setter vs Gael Monfils to Enter Semis

Andy Murray, seeded seventh at Roland Garros this year, will face Nadal again on Friday in the semifinals.

updated: June 05, 2014 01:35 IST
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Paris: Andy Murray celebrates after beat Monfils in French Open quarters © AP

Andy Murray advanced to French Open semifinals for the second time in his career, holding on to beat Gael Monfils of France 6-4, 6-1, 4-6, 1-6, 6-0 Wednesday.

Murray skipped the clay-court major last year because of an injured back, but he reached the semifinals in 2011, losing to Rafael Nadal.

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