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Gael Monfils' Miami Open came to an abrupt end today.

Deadlocked at 2-2 in the second set with Tomas Berdych, Monfils rolled his right ankle sliding into a forehand retrieval, crashing to the court clutching his right hip.

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Both Berdych and chair umpire Mohamed Lahyani quickly raced over to the fallen Frenchman as the trainer came out at about 12:10 p.m.

Seven minutes later, Monfils returned to continue the match. Unable to push off his right leg, he fell behind triple break point. Berdych hit a forehand winner to break for 3-2.

The No. 17 retired in the following game with Berdych holding a 6-3, 3-2 lead. During the post-match hand-shake, Monfils told the eighth-seeded Czech the hip injury prevented him from continuing.

Berdych, who saved four match points rallying for a  6-7 (4), 7-6 (3), 6-1 win over Bernard Tomic in round three, will face either Juan Monaco or Fernando Verdasco in the quarterfinals.

Photo credit: @MiamiOpen