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Monfils outlasts Agut, rain to reach Rogers Cup semifinals

Rogers Cup Montreal - Day 9

MONTREAL, QC - AUGUST 10: Gael Monfils of France celebrates his victory over Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain during day 9 of the Rogers Cup at IGA Stadium on August 10, 2019 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Gael Monfils of France defeated Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain 6-4, 3-6, 7-6. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

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MONTREAL -- Gael Monfils of France set up a semifinal match against top-seeded Rafael Nadal on Saturday in the Rogers Cup, outlasting 10th-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (2) in a matched suspended Friday night because of lighting.

Monfils finally finished off Agut after a rain delay Saturday.

The 16th-seeded Frenchman was headed back to the court Saturday night to play Nadal.

In the all-Russian first semifinal, sixth-seeded Karen Khachanov faced eighth-seeded Daniil Medvedev.