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Nicolas Mahut Memorabilia in the International Tennis Hall of Fame

News broke yesterday that a racquet and shirt used by Nicolas Mahut during the longest tennis match ever will have a home in the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, RI.  So we’re hoping three things:

  1. That someone will remember to launder the shirt first,
  2. That John Isner’s equipment will likewise be represented, and
  3. That all of said memorabilia will be well-labeled so that we can tell the Wimbledon whites apart. (Don’t get us wrong, we know that Isner is a Nike man and than Mahut wears Lacoste, but what if your average visitor to the International Tennis Hall of Fame doesn’t?)

(Photo: Hamish Blair)

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  1. [...] down 6-4, 0-2, allowing Caio Zampieri of Brazil to advance. – (Pictured above) Nicolas Mahut (remember him?) of France defeated Matthew Ebden of Australia 6-3, 6-2, and will play Uladzimir Ignatik of Belarus [...]