Krajinovic Upends Crowd Favorite Mahut

Krajinovic

Open Sud de France, Montpellier [72] Filip Krajinovic (SRB) vs. [195] Nicolas Mahut (FRA) Mahut, once ranked as high as thirty-seven in singles, is now no longer considered a threat; however, in doubles he is still a formidable opponent with his current rank of three. His shaky confidence in singles was apparent in the first…

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Herbert And Mahut Win Third Masters

Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters, Monaco Doubles Final: Bruno Soares and Jamie Murray vs. Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut The day started off poorly.  Rain wanted to ruin the finals; however, after about thirty to forty-five minutes, play got underway. Murray and Soares won the first set 6-4.  The French team was a bit slow warming up in the wet conditions and…

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Tsonga, Tested By Mahut

Moselle Open, France [CR17] Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) vs. [CR67] Nicolas Mahut (FRA) Tsonga was pushed by fellow countryman and good friend, Mahut.  He expected the battle though as two of their three previous matches had gone the distance.  Mahut won the first set on both occasions; however, like today, he was unable to get a…

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A day of revenge

Topshelf Open, Netherlands Men’s Final: [CR15] David Goffin (BEL) vs. [CR97] Nicolas Mahut (FRA) The score line was almost identical to that of their only encounter, won by Goffin. Mahut shines on grass and today he captured his second Topshelf title.  That common phenomenon, where a closely contested first set is followed by a total…

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