Monfils makes quarters in ATP Montpellier

By PA Sport Staff

Top seed Gael Monfils came from a set down to beat Adrian Mannarino and secure a place in the quarter-finals of the Open Sud de France.

Monfils, the world No.9, came through 4-6 6-1 6-4 in just over two hours in Thursday's late match in Montpellier

Second seed David Goffin had earlier saved five set points in the second set to defeat Alexander Bublik 6-3 7-6 (9-7).

The world No.10 will face Pierre-Hugues Herbert for a place in the semi-finals.

Frenchman Herbert defeated Canadian fifth seed Felix Auger-Aliassime 7-6 (7-2) 7-5.

Four-time champion Richard Gasquet, meanwhile, came from behind to battle past veteran Spaniard Feliciano Lopez 6-7 (7-1) 6-4 6-2 in a match which lasted just over two hours.

No.7 seed Filip Krajinovic moved into the last eight with a 6-1 6-1 win over Mikael Ymer, while Norbert Gombos defeated qualifier Emil Ruusuvuori 7-5 6-4 to set up a showdown with Monfils.