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Gael Monfils shows off his speed with amazing Rotterdam winner [UPDATED]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zLt-5LR3k6I

Gael Monfils shows off his incredible speed in this scrambling get in the first round of the ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam, Netherlands, against Juan Martin del Potro.

Given the camera angle you can't see the outcome of the shot, though Monfils clearly won it, but the court-level view is a great vantage point to see Monfils' athleticism. Unfortunately, it wasn't enough for the Frenchman. Del Potro won 6-3, 6-4.

Updated: You can see the point in question at the 3:17 mark in this highlights video:

http://youtu.be/yvJg9AgZ8zc

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