Nach dem Match erklärte Monfils in der Pressekonferenz auf Englisch seine Einstellung mit den Worten:
"I mean, for me, like the point is never over. I mean, the ball is a little bit far, but I have to find a solution to jump or to dive or slide or whatever, I mean, to reach it. And when I think I can, I will try to ‑‑ I mean, to do like the magic is coming. So I try to do whatever, and more important point like very ‑‑ I mean, it was like break point, so you have to jump or dive. I mean, I go for it."