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Barclays ATP World Tour Finals The O2, London | NOV 13-20
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Pierre-Hugues Herbert & Nicolas Mahut

Pierre-Hugues Herbert: Coached by father, Jean Roch ... Father is a coach (who enjoys playing guitar and introduced Pierre Hugues to tennis at age 3); mother, Marie Laure, is a tennis instructor...Whole family plays tennis, including brother, Gabriel, and sister, Marjolaine... Former ITF #9 in 2009, reached SF in US Open Juniors 2009 and winner in Wimbledon Doubles Championships...Turned pro in 2010....Graduated Abibac in Germany... Speaks four languages fluently: German, French, English, Spanish...Favourite shot is backhand volley...Favourite tournaments are Roland Garros and Paris-Bercy...Idols growing up were Pete Sampras, Guillermo Coria and Roger Federer...Favourite sporting personality is Zinedine Zidane...Also enjoys playing guitar, listening to music, watching movies...It he wasn't a tennis player he would be an actor...Trains in Strasbourg and Paris...Fitness coaches are Grégory Rousseaux and Sébastien Poublet.

Nicolas Mahut: Full name is Nicolas Pierre Armand Mahut...Began playing tennis at age five...Mother, Brigitte, passed away in March 2005; Father, Philippe, is a retired computer engineer...Has three older brothers, Dominique, Stephane, and Jean-Philippe, one older sister, Delphine, and 10 nephews/nieces...Joined Tennis Etudes juniors at age 11 in France...Admired Pete Sampras, Yannick Noah and Michael Jordan...Likes going to movies (favorite movie is Matrix), listening to music (Oasis, John Mayer) and soccer (supports Paris Saint-Germain)...Captured US Open junior doubles title in 1999 (w/Benneteau)...Biggest moment in tennis was winning Wimbledon junior title in 2000 (d. Ancic) and most difficult time was transition to the pro circuit....Between 22-24 June 2010 at Wimbledon on Court 18, played longest match in tennis history, losing to Isner 64 36 67(7) 76(3) 70-68 in 1st RD...He later wrote the book "Le match de ma vie" (The match of my life) about epic Wimbledon match against Isner…His wife, Virginie, gave birth to a son, Natanel (3.035kg, 49cm), on 18 August 2011.

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