Nicolas Mahut beats Stanislas Wawrinka to win maiden ATP title at 31

Mahut was given a wild card entry for Wimbledon, which gets underway on Monday, and will play Czech Jan Hajek in the first round.

updated: June 22, 2013 22:57 IST
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'S Hertogenbosch, Netherlands: Frenchman Nicolas Mahut won his first ATP title on Saturday taking the s'Hertogenbosch event with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over favourite Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland.

The 31-year-old, whose ranking has slipped to 240th in the world after a knee injury, was appearing in just his third final.

Mahut, best known for having participated in the longest tennis match of all time with John Isner at Wimbledon in 2010, adapted best to the conditions which saw rain intervene twice in the first set, the second time at 3-3.

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