Found July 15, 2013 on
©Kate Whitney Lucey We all know Nicolas Mahut can last on court. He was, after all, on the other side of the net during the record breaking marathon match back in 2010. Mahut wowed again as the year's first ATP tour double champion taking both singles and doubles titles at Newport's Tennis Hall of Fame Championships by winning four matches in the past two days (back up due to rain delays). A month ago Mahut was ranked 240. Today he is #75. Man on a mission. Mahut had entered the Newport tourney with a wild card. Partner Edouard Roger-Vasselin played a big role in the dubs win of course. Congrats to both men and their sponsor Lacoste who grabbed these tourney wins in classic croc style.
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Nicolas Mahut certainly knows a little something about being on court for a long time. Judging by his smile, it was a much better feeling this time.
The 31-year old Frenchman captured the title at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships on Sunday, beating Lleyton Hewitt of Australia 5-7, 7-5, 6-3.
Mahut, a 2007 Newport finalist and a wild-card entrant this week, won his second career...
(July 15, 2013) Nicolas Mahut won four matches at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships over the past two days to claim both the singles and doubles titles at the tournament Newport. Monday morning, he paired with Edouard Roger-Vasselin to claim their fourth title as a team, coming back to beat the American pairing of [...]