NICOLAS MAHUT RUMORS

Mahut beats 5th-seeded Zverev, while 6th-seeded Gasquet wins

MARSEILLE, France (AP) French veteran Nicolas Mahut beat German teen Alexander Zverev 7-6 (5), 7-6 (5) to reach the second round of the Open 13 on Tuesday. The 35-year-old Mahut withstood 10 aces from the 19-year-old Zverev, seeded fifth and considered one of the rising stars of tennis. Both players dropped serve once in the second set. Mahut next plays Slovakian qualifier Norbert...
Via Associated Press
February 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Mahut, Herbert win all-French Wimbledon men's doubles final

LONDON (AP) Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert beat Julien Benneteau and Edouard Roger-Vasselin 6-4, 7-6 (1), 6-3 to win Wimbledon on Saturday in the first all-French Grand Slam men's doubles final of the Open era. The victory gives Mahut a happier memory from the grass-court tournament where he lost the longest match in tennis history, 70-68 in the fifth set against John...
Via Associated Press
July 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Defending champion Mahut into 2nd round of Ricoh Open

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) Defending champion Nicolas Mahut made short work of his first-round match at the Ricoh Open on Monday, beating Lukas Lacko of Slovakia 6-1, 6-4 to set up an all-French second-round match. Mahut, who is seeking his third title on the Rosmalen grass courts in the Wimbledon tuneup, will next face Paul-Henri Mathieu, who beat Rajeev Ram of the United States...
Via Associated Press
June 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Roberto Bautista Agut's title defense ends early at Topshelf Open

  Defending champion Roberto Bautista Agut was paid back by French qualifier Nicolas Mahut, who beat the Spaniard 6-2, 6-4 at the Topshelf Open on Thursday. Mahut was the titleholder last year when Bautista Agut beat him in the quarterfinals en route to his maiden title here. On Thursday, Mahut broke him five times to move into the quarters. Second-seeded David Goffin of Belgium...
Via Associated Press
June 11, 2015  |  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 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

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...
Via isportsweb.com
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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