of France will be aiming to back up his 1st round win at the US Open in Flushing Meadows New York.
The Frenchman managed to beat the American Robert Kendrick in the 1st round of the US Open last night.
Kendrick had won the 1st set 6-3 but Monfils hit back to win the next 2 and take a 2 sets to 1 lead however the American won the 4th set on a tiebreak to take the match into a 5th set.
However Monfils held firm to win the 5th set 6-4 and seal his place in the 2nd round last year the Frenchman reached the final of the ATP Masters 1000 event in Paris but lost in a final set tiebreak to Novak Djokovic of Serbia.
At his best Monfils can beat anyone in the world and he also reached the Semi Final of the French Open in Paris back in 2008.