Found July 18, 2013 on Tennis Grand Stand:
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Nicolas Mahut will probably be remembered for one thing and one thing only. After all, he has been on tour for 15 years and has been inside the top 50 for a whole 6 months. He has been a top 300 player for about 12 years running, but top 300 players don’t usually make the annals of tennis history. No, Nicolas Mahut’s career, as it stands now, has one memorable moment. Let’s be honest, losing the longest match in tennis history is not something you want to be remembered by. Sure, Mahut reached the finals of Queens and Newport back in 2007. And a Queen’s Club final is nothing to scoff at. But both of those pale in comparison to his marathon match against John Isner. However, in 2013, at the age of 31, Mahut is trying to rewrite his tennis memoirs. An injury-riddled and poor 8 months stretch at the end of 2012 and the beginning of this year saw Mahut’s ranking drop outside the top 200 for the first time since February of 2010. Fortunately for him, though, it was still high enough to ge...
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