Tennis-Everything's good again for showman Monfils as he thrashes Bublik

  • Tennis
  • Wednesday, 19 Jan 2022

Tennis - Australian Open - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia - January 19, 2022 France's Gael Monfils in action during his second round match against Kazakhstan's Alexander Bublik REUTERS/Morgan Sette

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Veteran Frenchman Gael Monfils rolled back the years with a vintage display of shot-making to thrash unpredictable Kazakh Alexander Bublik 6-1 6-0 6-4 and reach the Australian Open third round on Wednesday.

The evening crowd on Margaret Court Arena were treated to some stupendous rallies between two of the sport's great entertainers and the only shame was it did not last longer.

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