MELBOURNE, Australia | 1 major goal achieved for Mahut-Herbert; next goal is gold

MELBOURNE, Australia | 1 major goal achieved for Mahut-Herbert; next goal is gold

MELBOURNE, Australia—Jan 27, 2019—Not long after Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut completed their career Grand Slam in men’s doubles, the Frenchmen were already turning their attention to the next goal. And that’s gold.

Mahut and Herbert beat Henri Kontinen of Finland and John Peers of Australia 6-4, 7-6 (1) in the Australian Open doubles final on Sunday, a match featuring just one service break. In doing so, they became the first French team and just the eighth men’s doubles team overall in tennis history to win each Grand Slam tournament at least once.

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