Transcript for Roger Federer Defeats Gael Monfils in Epic Match at US Open
What a night at the U.S. Open. Roger Federer taking on one of the game's rising stars in a match that had it all. After five epic sos and 3 1/2 growing hours five-time U.S. Open roger Federer stormed back from the brink of defeat. Bursting the hopes of flamboyant frenchman Gael Monfils. Fantastic. Who lost not one but two painful match points. That was a break for Fedder. Reporter: In a tension-filled match. Tension is rising for both these guys. Reporter: As the 33-year-old Fedder managed to put those retirement rumors to rest yet again. A full split stretch. Reporter: Against the soda drinking 28-year-old widely considered one of the best trick shot players in the game. Whoa. Reporter: And his moves without the racket getting just as much attention. Check him out break dancing at this year's French open. ? Reporter: But his showmanship not enough to take down the FedEx press. That was some serious snap. Gale put such a great fight. Served well and stayed in the match and somehow turned it
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