By winning Australian Open’19, Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert became the 1st French men’s doubles in the tennis history who completed the career Grand Slam. The 4 Musketeers were not able to do this, even though Jacques Brugnon and Rene Lacoste were close but not accomplished in men’s doubles.Furthermore, by winning the doubles title in Melbourne, Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert became . . .
Melbourne is Waterloo of tennis for half of the Big4: Rafael Nadal (2) and Andy Murray (4) lost 6 finals Australian Open vs Novak Djokovic. The British and Spanish legends lost total 8 (4 of each) finals at Aussie Open. John Bromwich is the only one who lost more than 4 times (5) at Australian Championships. (Horace Rice, Gerald Patterson, Harry Hopman, . . .
After beating up on Australians (James Duckworth, Matthew Ebden, Alex de Minaur) in the first three rounds, Rafael Nadal extended his winning run against US players at the majors to 21 matches with victory over Frances Tiafoe. You have to go back to James Blake’s third-round win at the 2005 US Open for his last . . .
The 20-time Grand Slam champion, Roger Federer broke and holds numerous records during his illustrious career. Among them, he has some special ones regarding against the players with Greek roots. Reading these miscellaneous facts, it gonna be sure that you will be surprised! Check out this video: