Originally posted on Onthegotennis  |  Last updated 7/13/13

PARIS - NOVEMBER 08: Richard Gasquet of France in action against Nicolas Mahut of France during Day Two of the ATP Masters Series Paris at the Palais Omnisports on November 8, 2010 in Paris, France. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)
Nicolas Mahut is perhaps best known for his marathon match again John Isner at the 2011 Wimbledon championships but he is a regular at the Newport tournament, a formidable grass court player and huge fan favorite. We caught up with him earlier this week and once again he was both gracious and charming.  Enjoy! If you could switch places with anyone and live their life for one day, who would it be and why?Tough question. I would pick the U.S. President because I want to see the parts of the White House that regular people cannot see.What is your favorite piece of clothing? Hmm. I really like casual stuff but now since I am with Lacoste, I have to wear a lot of their stuff but I love fashion. It’s tough to pick one. If you could sit down and have a conversation with 3 people who would they be?Nelson Mandela, for sure.  General de Gaulle and maybe a sportsman, like Michael Jordan.
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