(January 8, 2014) SYDNEY – Sydney top seed Juan Martin Del Potro had to rally to beat Nicolas Mahut 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 in his opening match of the tournament.
“I think to be my first match after two months it was okay,” note the Argentine. “The court and the balls are really fast and it’s tough to play long rallies.
“And also Mahut serves really well, and he played a lot...
Nicolas Mahut of France upset third-seeded Andreas Seppi of Italy 6-4, 6-4 to reach the Moselle Open quarterfinals on Thursday.
Mahut broke last year's runner-up twice in each set. The Frenchman won two titles in the summer and is enjoying his best season.
Florian Mayer and Benjamin Becker of Germany also advanced to the last eight.
The eighth-seeded Mayer did not face a break...
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September 19, 2013
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...
©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...
(June 22, 2013) Nicolas Mahut became a first-time winner on the ATP tour on Sunday besting Stanislas Wawrinka 6-3, 6-3 for the Topshelf Open title. The 31-year-old became the second qualifier this year to win a title. Ernest Gulbis was the first, winning at Delray Beach. Ranked at No. 240 Mahut is the lowest ranked [...]
Nicolas Mahut of France won his first ATP title at the age of 31, playing impeccable serve-and-volley tennis to beat second-seeded Stanislas Wawrinka 6-3, 6-4 in the Topshelf Open final on Saturday.
Earlier, Simona Halep won her second title in two weeks, beating Kirsten Flipkens 6-4, 6-2 in a rain-interrupted women's final.
Mahut's and Wawrinka's match also was disrupted...
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June 21, 2013
Nicolas Mahut, loser of the longest match in tennis history, has been granted a wild card for Wimbledon.
The French player lost 70-68 in the fifth set to John Isner in a first-round Wimbledon match three years ago that stretched over three days.
Mahut received a wild card entry Wednesday for the tournament starting June 24.
Mahut and fellow Frenchman Michael Llodra lost in the...
By Curt Janka
Los Angeles – Qualifier Ricardas Berankis made upsetting the number four seed look routine in a straight sets win over Nicolas Mahut in the first quarterfinal of The Farmers Classic. Ranked No. 141, Berankis needed just one break in each set to dismiss his opponent, 6-4, 6-4.
Despite holding the top junior ranking spot in 2007, Berankis has been slow to break...
We caught up with Nicolas Mahut at the Campbell's Tennis Hall of Fame Championships earlier this month, where he kindly answered our Quick Q & A. He talks about his 11 month old son (Awwww!), his love of a good French red wine, and how he prefers dancing to singing (after a few drinks!). Enjoy!
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NEWPORT, R.I., July 10, 2012 – On Day two at the Campbell’s Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, the top 3 seeds advanced to the second round, Americans in competition went 5-0, and John Isner secured yet another match with Frenchman Nicolas Mahut, the man he defeated in an epic 3-day Wimbledon match in 2010. This will be the fourth time the two have met on grass since the 11...