'Nadal Saves Match Point' Named Paris Golden Moment
Monfils' victory against Federer finishes runner-up
Over four days, fans cast their votes for their favourite of eight Classic Moments from this ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournament. The Classic Moment '2015: Nadal Saves Match Point' won by overwhelming margins, winning 41 per cent of overall votes cast. The Classic Moment '2010: Monfils Edges Federer' came in second, garnering 21 per cent of the vote, and '2012: Querrey Overcomes Djokovic' finished third with 11 per cent.
Nadal showed off his trademark intensity and fighting spirit in erasing the match point at 5-6 in the second-set tie-break against Anderson. The Spaniard ran around his backhand to lift an inside-out forehand that the South African couldn't handle. A set later, the lefty was moving into the quarter-finals with a 4-6, 7-6(6), 6-2 win.