26 Facts About Nicolas Mahut

1. Nicolas Mahut holds the Wimbledon record for most games won in a match by a losing player with 91.

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2. Nicolas Mahut is a solid baseliner who is very adept at serve and volleying.

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3. Nicolas Mahut came back to play the inaugural European Open at Antwerp, Belgium, again in both singles and doubles draws.

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4. Nicolas Mahut was then out of action for 4 weeks, including skipping the Shanghai Masters, where Bruno Soares was a match away from overtaking Mahut as the new world No 1 in doubles.

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5. Nicolas Mahut regained the No 1 spot in doubles, a ranking that he held ever since.

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6. In doubles, Nicolas Mahut was seeded 1st in men's doubles in a Grand Slam event for the first time in his career.

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7. Nicolas Mahut won a doubles title in February 2016 in Rotterdam, an ATP World Tour 500 event, partnering Vasek Pospisil, defeating Alexander Peya and Philipp Petzschner in the final.

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8. At Wimbledon, Nicolas Mahut participated in both singles and doubles draw.

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9. Nicolas Mahut competed in a few Challengers in both singles and doubles.

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10. At the Australian Open, Nicolas Mahut participated in both singles and doubles draw.

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11. Nicolas Mahut reached the semifinals of Brisbane partnering Roger Federer to start off the season.

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12. Nicolas Mahut failed to advanced past the first round in every Grand Slam, which is the first time in his career.

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13. Nicolas Mahut received a wildcard for the 2013 Wimbledon tournament, and reached the second round where he lost to Tommy Robredo.

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14. Nicolas Mahut had to qualify for the event but went on to win his first ATP singles title, with a straight sets victory over Stanislas Wawrinka in the final.

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15. Nicolas Mahut reached the qualifiers for the 2010 US Open, but lost to Julio Silva in the third qualifying round.

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16. Nicolas Mahut made his grand slam debut at the 2000 French open.

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17. Nicolas Mahut reached as high as No 3 in singles and No 1 in doubles.

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18. In 1998, Nicolas Mahut was champion of France for 15—and 16-year-olds and the 17—and 18-year-olds.

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19. Nicolas Mahut is a prolific doubles player, reaching a career high of world No 1 in 6 June 2016.

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20. Nicolas Mahut had excellent junior results, winning the Orange Bowl in 1999 and the Wimbledon Boys' Singles in 2000, turning professional the same year.

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21. Nicolas Mahut is currently coached by former professional players Gabriel Urpi and Jerome Haehnel.

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22. Nicolas Mahut has become good friends with the American tennis player John Isner, after they played together in the longest professional tennis match ever at Wimbledon 2010, which lasted over 11 hours.

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23. Nicolas Mahut is the stepfather to Virginie's teenage son from a previous relationship.

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24. Nicolas Mahut met his wife Virginie in 2007 and she gave birth to their son Natanel on 18 August 2011.

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25. Nicolas Mahut currently lives in Boulogne-Billancourt, a suburb of Paris near the grounds of Roland Garros.

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26. Nicolas Mahut joined a tennis club in Paris when he was 11.

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