- Pronounced: ma-HUE
- Age: 31 (21.01.1982)
- Birthplace: Angers, France
- Residence: Boulogne-Bilancourt, France
- Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
- Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Turned Pro: 2000
- Coach: Thierry Ascione and Nicolas Escude
- Website: http://www.nicolasmahut.com/
As of 16.12.2013
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*Singles & Doubles combined
*Singles & Doubles combined
2012 -- The Frenchman finished just outside Top 100 (No. 107) with his best results 2 QF, in Montpellier (l. to No. 7 Berdych) and Los Angeles (l. to Berankis)...His best Grand Slam result was 3R at Australian Open (l. to Djokovic) and Roland Garros (d. Roddick, l. to Federer in 4 sets). His highest-ranked win came over No. 4 Murray at London/Queen’s Club in London...Played last tournament of year at Mons Challenger in October and after 2R loss, did not play rest of season due to a chronic left knee injury...Compiled records of 10-14 on hard, 4-3 on grass and 2-1 on clay.
Went 1-6 vs. Top 10 opponents and lone win came over No. 4 Murray...
2011 -- The Frenchman finished in Top 100 for 1st time since 2008, highlighted by QF in Metz in September (l. to eventual champ Tsonga) and 29-12 mark on Challenger circuit, winning title in Courmayeur in February (d. Muller) and reaching final in Cherbourg (l. to Dimitrov) in March...Went 0-5 vs. Top 10 opponents and compiled marks of 8-6 on hard, 3-4 on grass and 0-1 on clay...In doubles, reached final at ATP Masters 1000 Paris (w/Benneteau)...
2010 -- Won Cherbourg Challenger (d. G. Muller) in March…Reached Roland Garros 2nd RD (l. to Melzer).. As a qualifier at Wimbledon, lost a record-breaking 1st RD match versus Isner 46 63 76(7) 67(3) 68-70 over three days on Court 18… It broke a numbers of records: longest match: 11 hours, 5 minutes; Longest set: 8 hours, 11 minutes; Most games in a match: 183; Most games in a set: 138; Most aces, one player: Isner, 112; Most aces, both players: 215 (Isner 112, Mahut 103); Most Points: 980 (Mahut 502, Isner 478); Most Winners: 490 (Isner 246, Mahut 244); Consecutive service holds, one player: 84 (Isner, Mahut); Consecutive service holds, both players 168…Donated memorabilia from match to Wimbledon and International Tennis Hall of Fame museums…
2009 -– As a qualifier reached Queen’s 3rd RD (l. to Karlovic); advanced to Newport QFs (l. to Santoro)...
2008 -- The Frenchman finished in Top 100 for third straight year despite inconsistent results...His best ATP showings were QF in Marseille (l. to Murray) in February and Bangkok (l. to Berdych) in September...Also 3rd RD at AMS Indian Wells (l. to Federer) and Queen’s (l. to Nalbandian)...In limited Challenger play, reached SF at Bergamo (l. to Benneteau) in February and won title at Orleans (d. C. Rochus) in his home country in September...Had an 0-5 mark vs. Top 10 opponents and struggled in tie-breaks (7-18)...Earned a career high $444,787.
2007 -- Finished in Top 50 for first time at No. 45, reaching two ATP finals and posting a personal-best 22 match wins; Led ATP circuit in match wins on grass (10-3); In June, advanced to first ATP final at Queen’s with wins over Kunitsyn, Bjorkman, No. 12 Ljubicic, No. 2 Nadal, and Clement; Held championship point against No. 5 Roddick in second-set tie-break, but lost 4-6, 7-6(7), 7-6(2); Following month, advanced to final in Newport (l. to Santoro); Also runner-up at Orleans Challenger (l. to Rochus), QF at Bangkok (l. to Verdasco), and SF at Metz (l. to Robredo); In doubles, finalist at Bangkok (w/ Llodra) and reached four other SF, including US Open (w/ Benneteau)...Finished No. 37 in doubles...Earned a career-high $443,770.
2006 -- Finished in Top 75 for first time... Advanced to QF in Casablanca (l. to Massu) and Indianapolis (d. Haas, l. to Blake)...On grass, reached 3rd RD at Queen’s (d. Stepanek, l. to Henman) and at Wimbledon (l. to Federer)...In Challenger play, compiled a 22-5 record, winning three straight titles, in Besancon (d. Dancevic), Cherbourg (d. Faurel) and Kyoto (d. Lu)...
2005 -- Posted lone ATP win at Lyon (d. Benneteau)...Reached Challenger finals at Cherbourg (l. to de Voest) and Orleans (l. to Saulnier)...Advanced to pair of ATP doubles SF...Won two Challenger doubles titles and reached two other finals...
2004 -- Won three ATP matches, reaching 2nd RD twice on grass...Challenger winner at Valladolid (d. Pequery) and finalist at Segovia and Grenoble...In doubles, reached SF at US Open and AMS Paris (w/Benneteau)...Won Metz title (w/Clement) and reached Newport final (w/Carraz)...Also won two Challenger titles...
2003 -- Finished in Top 100 for first time at No. 94...Won first ATP doubles title in Metz (w/Benneteau)...The next week, they reached the Lyon final...Posted first AMS victory in Paris (d. Nieminen, l. to top seed Ferrero)....Won Manchester Challenger (d. Elseneer)...Also a finalist in Cordoba...
2002 -- Captured one Futures title in two finals...
2001 -- Made debut at Australian Open (l. to Medvedev in five sets)... Defeated Godwin in Marseille for first ATP level win...Won two Futures titles...
2000 -- Improved year-end ranking 680 positions...Made Roland Garros debut as wild card (l. to Hipfl)...Doubles finalist at Cherbourg Challenger (w/Benneteau)...
With Roger-Vasselin, lost in Nice doubles SFs (l. to Cabal-Farah)…On 8 June, with Llodra, was bidding to become the first French pairing to win Roland Garros title since Henri Leconte/Yannick Noah in 1984, but lost to Bryans 64 46 76(4) in final...
On 22 June, won his first ATP World Tour title at ‘s-Hertogenbosch (d. Wawrinka in two sets)…As World No. 240 was the lowest ranked winner on the ATP World Tour since 2008, when 244th-ranked Nishikori won the Delray Beach title....Won 46 of his 47 service games during his run to the trophy…With Llodra at Wimbledon, the pair fell in 2R (l. to Blake-Melzer)…
On 14 July, as wild card entry, won second ATP World Tour title at Newport with three-set win over Hewitt…On 15 July, broke back into Top 100 for first time since 29 October 2012 by rising 52 spots to World No. 75…Later in the day, he partnered Roger-Vasselin to 10-5 Match TB win over Smyczek-Williams in Newport final; it was their fourth ATP World Tour team title…Mahut became the first ‘double’ titlist at Newport since R. Ram lifted the singles and doubles (w/Kerr) trophies in 2009; third ‘double’ champion in Newport history (including Dan Goldie in 1987)…Is also first player to win both titles at an ATP World Tour tournament since Youzhny (w/Baghdatis) in February 2012 at the Zagreb…
With Llodra, reached US Open 3R (l. to Paes-Stepanek in 3 sets)…Reached the Metz SFs for second time (also 2008), losing to Simon; beat Seppi in 2R…Finished doubles runner-up with Tsonga (l. to Brunstom-Klaasen)…
With Llodra, fell in Basel SFs (l. to Huey-Inglot)…