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World Tennis Tournament: Murray eases into second round in Rotterdam

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands -- Top-seeded Andy Murray made a solid start to his Rotterdam campaign with a 6-3, 6-2 win over French qualifier Nicolas Mahut on Wednesday. The Australian Open runner-up, who played his first match since losing to Novak Djokovic in Melbourne, saved five of the six break points he faced. Murray had a dip in concentration while serving for the match at 5-0,...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Murray eases into 2nd round in Rotterdam

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) Top-seeded Andy Murray made a solid start to his Rotterdam campaign with a 6-3, 6-2 win over French qualifier Nicolas Mahut on Wednesday. The Australian Open runner-up, who played his first match since losing to Novak Djokovic in Melbourne, saved five of the six break points he faced. Murray had a dip in concentration while serving for the match at 5...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Italy's Fognini, Bolelli make history to win Aussie Open doubles title

  Fabio Fognini and Simone Bolelli became the first all-Italian team to capture a Grand Slam men's doubles title in more than 50 years after beating French pair Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert 6-4, 6-4 in the Australian Open final on Saturday. The last Italians to win a men's doubles title at a major were Nicola Pietrangeli and Orlando Sirola at the 1959 French Open. Fognini...
Via AP on Fox
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Bradley Klahn downs Noah Rubin in Winston-Salem Open

  Former NCAA champion Bradley Klahn beat Wake Forest freshman Noah Rubin 6-2, 0-6, 7-6 (5) in the first round of the Winston-Salem Open on Sunday night. Klahn, who won the 2010 title at Stanford, will face top-seeded John Isner in the second round. The 18-year-old Rubin, the Wimbledon boys junior winner this summer, had received a wild card into the main draw Last Sunday, Rubin...
Via AP on Fox
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Klahn tops Wake freshman in Winston-Salem Open

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Former NCAA champion Bradley Klahn beat Wake Forest freshman Noah Rubin 6-2, 0-6, 7-6 (5) in the first round of the Winston-Salem Open on Sunday night. Klahn, who won the 2010 title at Stanford, will face top-seeded John Isner in the second round. The 18-year-old Rubin, the Wimbledon boys junior winner this summer, had received a wild card into the main...
Via AP on Fox
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

HBO producing sports mockumentary starring Andy Samberg

Before ESPN’s “30 for 30″ series essentially took the title away, HBO was the pioneer of quality sports documentaries. So it might stand to reason that the premium cable network would plow new ground in the making of sports mockumentaries. Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) and Kit Harington (Game of Thrones) will star in 7 Days in Hell, focusing on a marathon tennis match at...
Via Awful Announcing
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Gregg Popovich owns reporter who doesn’t know anything about basketball

Good news! We found the guy who congratulated Nicolas Mahut after losing his first round match at the French Open! The bad news for him is that he ran straight into Gregg Popovich. For some inane reason, this reporter admitted he knew very little about basketball and asked Pop why there’s been so many blowouts in this series.  It’s a question that has literally no answer except...
Via Awful Announcing
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Nicolas Mahut Congratulated On Win By Reporter…After Losing

Photo Credit: AP I’m no expert here, but I am going to go out on a limb and say an important part of being a reporter during a press conference after an event is knowing who won and who lost the game. Apparently a reporter, who has yet to be identified, didn’t get the memo at this year’s French Open. After Frenchmen Nicolas Mahut lost a four-set match to Kazakhstan’s Mikhail...
Via Sports-Kings
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Reporter angers Nicolas Mahut by congratulating him after loss (Video)

Nicolas Mahut lost a tough match to Mikhail Kukushkin in four sets at the French Open on Monday. After the disappointing defeat, Mahut had a cringe-worthy exchange with an American reporter who came to his press conference unprepared. Before asking his question, the reporter started by congratulating Mahut. “Congratulations?” Mahut said with a look of […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

This guy is the worst sports reporter ever

You may remember Nicolas Mahut as the guy who lost the longest tennis match in the history of mankind at Wimbledon a few years ago.  This year he lost in the first round of the French Open and was the victim of a very different, but equally as peculiar, set of circumstances. In the post-match press conference, Mahut was told “congratulations” by a reporter after his defeat to Mikhail...
Via Awful Announcing
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Reporter Fails Congratulating Tennis Player For French Open Loss

A reported failed miserably when congratulating tennis player Nicolas Mahut for his French Open loss to Mikhail Kukushkin.
Via Gamedayr
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Reporter Congratulates Nicolas Mahut On His French Open Loss

Nicolas Mahut had just lost a four-setter to Mikhail Kukushkin during the first-round of the French Open over the weekend when one reporter,  who apparently missed the results of the match, congratulated the 32-year-old Mahut.  Mahut played it off as cool as he possibly could, but still appeared a bit rattled by the questions. The entire transcript from the interview: The full...
Via Next Impulse Sports
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Reporter Congratulates Tennis Player After Losing Match

Nicolas Mahut had just lost to Mikhail Kukushkin in a four-setter during the first-round of the French Open. After the match, one reporter, who apparently missed the results, congratulated the 32-year-old Mahut. Mahut, expectedly wasn’t too thrilled with the question. The entire transcript from the interview: The full Nicholas Mahut-Reporter exchange is even more absurd/amusing...
Via Diehardsport
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Reporter congratulates Nicolas Mahut for losing at French Open

via YouTube Nicolas Mahut was congratulated for losing his first round French Open match Monday to Kazakhstan’s Mikhail Kukushkin.  The Frenchman was none too pleased following the match and was consoled by congratulations from a clueless reporter who didn’t watch the match. Moderator: Questions in English, please. Q: Congratulations. Mahut: Congratulations? I lost...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Reporter congratulates Nicolas Mahut after French Open loss

Monday at the French Open -- Nicolas Mahut lost to Mikhail Kukushkin. A reporter started off the post loss presser by offering up... "Congratulations."The full Nicholas Mahut-Reporter exchange is even more absurd/amusing. #RG14 pic.twitter.com/AAc9WyVZRq— Ben Rothenberg (@BenRothenberg) May 26, 2014Why yes, there is video.Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our...
Via Bob's Blitz
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Nicolas Mahut congratulated by reporter after losing French Open match (Video)

French tennis pro Nicolas Mahut was involved in an awkward exchange with a reporter during his post-match press conference after losing his first round match at the French Open against Mikhail Kukushkin when the reporter actually congratulated him.The English portion of the Q and A began with the clueless reporter saying "Congratulations." It certainly wasn't something that Mahut...
Via Holdout Sports
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

French Open Men’s Draw Thoughts

As the French Open gets underway, let’s take a quick look at the way the draw has shaken out. Unlike in Australia this year, one men’s side isn’t preposterously stacked. Expect a little but more parity as a result of this. There are some intriguing matchups before the fourth round and quarterfinals, but nothing that grabs you and says, “this match is a highlight reel waiting...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Gulbis rides 23 aces to reach Open 13 quarterfinals

Third-seeded Ernests Gulbis of Latvia reached the Open 13 quarterfinals on Thursday after a hard-fought 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 win against Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain, while Michael Llodra advanced again in one of his favorite local tournaments. Gulbis had 23 aces but needed more than two hours to win. Llodra, the 2010 champion and two-time runner-up, put out fourth-seeded Andreas Seppi...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Top-seeded del Potro through to Rotterdam quarters

Top-seeded Juan Martin del Potro has beaten France's Paul-Henri Mathieu 6-2, 7-6 (2) to book his berth in the quarterfinals of the ABN Amro tournament in Rotterdam. The Argentine, who is recovering from a wrist injury, breezed through the first set before the pace slowed considerably in the second. Del Potro, last year's winner, survived two break points and both players held serve...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Mathieu reaches 2nd round of Open Sud de France

French wild-card entry Paul-Henri Mathieu reached the second round of the Open Sud de France when compatriot Nicolas Mahut retired while trailing 6-1, 3-0 on Monday. Ranked 140th in the world, Mathieu earned his first victory in the main draw of a tournament this year to set up a meeting with top-seeded Richard Gasquet. Mathieu saved a break point in the opening game and went on...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Stosur, del Potro advance after tough wins in Aussie Open warmups

Former U.S. Open champions Juan Martin del Potro and Samantha Stosur rallied to win their second-round matches against tough French opponents Wednesday at Australian Open warm-up tournaments. Del Potro beat Nicolas Mahut 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 at the Sydney International, while Stosur saved two match points and eked out a 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (7) win over Kristina Mladenovic at the Hobart International...
Via AP on Fox
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Roger Federer hits crazy overhead winner with wicked spin (Video)

Roger Federer is so good that even when he ******* a ball, it still goes in for a winner. Fed is playing doubles at the Brisbane International with Nicolas Mahut (you know him from his marathon match with John Isner) and the two beat Jeremy Chardy and Grigor Dimitrov (Maria Sharapova’s boyfriend) in three sets. […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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