Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert have Saturday in Paris the dubbeltoernooi for men’s Roland Garros on their name. In the final, explained the French duo of the Austrian Oliver Marach and the Croatian Mate Pavic in two sets over the knee.
Mahut and Herbert celebrated after 1 hour and 44 minutes of their third victory at a grand slam tournament. The match results were 6-2 and 7-6 (7/4). In 2015, won the French tandem, the US Open, a year later, shots Mahut and Herbert touch on Wimbledon. They were for the first time in the final at the Porte d’auteuil.
Marach and Pavic seemed after 17 dubbelzeges in a row is unbeatable this season. They won successively the ATP tournaments in Qatar and Auckland and wrote the Australian Open on their palmares. For Pavic does the rare defeat extra pain, because he lost Thursday even though the final of the mixed doubles. Therein was the Croat on the side of the Canadian Gabriela Dabrowski crashed against his compatriot Ivan Dodig and his Taiwanese partner Latisha Chan.